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Agro-processing to drive economic transformation
Agro-processing to drive economic transformation

PRETORIA: The reviving of agriculture and the agro-processing value chain is key for radical economic transformation, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies...

31 Mar 2015 14:25

SME survey sheds light on job creation
SME survey sheds light on job creation

South African small businesses are ready and willing to create jobs - but some things are going to have to change to motivate them to do so...

31 Mar 2015 11:45

Government appears to be listening; SMEs encouraged to keep engaging with the State in 2015
Government appears to be listening; SMEs encouraged to keep engaging with the State in 2015

The 2015 Budget revealed a serious commitment from the state to growing small businesses - in this climate of constructive reform; SAICA's second SME survey could encourage the Department for Small Business Development (DSBD) to institute even more effective changes...

31 Mar 2015 11:13

Eskom chairman steps down
Eskom chairman steps down

PRETORIA: Eskom has confirmed that its chairman Zola Tsotsi stepped down on Tuesday, 31 March.

31 Mar 2015 10:39

E-toll Alli gets tagged
E-toll Alli gets tagged

The SA National Roads Agency Limited's head allegedly flouted regulations regarding proposed toll roads in Western Cape. There are also allegations of forgery of court documents in another legal battle...

31 Mar 2015 08:00

China-Africa Health Collaboration focused on universal health coverage
China-Africa Health Collaboration focused on universal health coverage

At the 5th International Roundtable on China-Africa Health Collaboration, held last week in Beijing, more than 350 health leaders from China and Africa, including government officials, academics and representatives from the private sector and international organisations explored how Chinese and African resources and experiences can be leveraged to mutually support greater health development.

30 Mar 2015 12:40

New automotive centre set to transform economy
New automotive centre set to transform economy

PRETORIA: The new Automotive Incubation Centre at Nissan, launched on Wednesday, 25 March, is expected to radically transform the economy...

30 Mar 2015 11:25

Land ceilings could endanger food security
Land ceilings could endanger food security

It hasn't worked elsewhere, and if government goes ahead with land ceilings here, our food security will be seriously endangered.

By Koos Coetzee 30 Mar 2015 10:55

NMMU to research faster, cheaper alternative to ADSL broadband
NMMU to research faster, cheaper alternative to ADSL broadband

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) will conduct pioneering research around optical fibre data transport for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope...

30 Mar 2015 10:30

SABC News to scrap bulletins in Afrikaans, vernacular languages?
SABC News to scrap bulletins in Afrikaans, vernacular languages?

NEWSWATCH: SABC News is reported to be doing away with bulletins in Afrikaans and other vernacular languages, reports Thinus Ferreira, in Channel24...

30 Mar 2015 10:13

Deadline to meet revised B-BBEE codes drawing closer
Deadline to meet revised B-BBEE codes drawing closer

With only a few weeks remaining until the deadline for effectiveness of the Department of Trade and Industry's (dti's) revised broad-based black economic-empowerment (B-BBEE) codes, many sector codes will still not meet the extended 30 April deadline in terms of the re-alignment process.

27 Mar 2015 13:12

Hi-tech roll call system will keep errant MPs honest
Hi-tech roll call system will keep errant MPs honest

The days of MPs getting away with being absent from parliamentary sittings should be a thing of the past from next month when a biometric attendance system is finally activated...

27 Mar 2015 09:35

SABC: Axing of board members is 'unlawful'
SABC: Axing of board members is 'unlawful'

NEWSWATCH: BD Live reports that one of the SABC directors axed this week says the action is 'unlawful, motivated by malice and constitutes a purge'...

27 Mar 2015 09:20