Africa is the new growth hub - Zuma
Africa is the new growth hub - Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has likened Africa's growth pace to that of Asia, saying the continent is fast making good progress economically and is on its way to achieving economic growth and improving the quality of life of Africans.

12 Apr 2012 10:23

E-tolling will impoverish our people: Maponya
E-tolling will impoverish our people: Maponya

Well known Soweto businessman, Richard Maponya says that the e-tolling system is going to have a negative affect the public. He says that as it is a system that is being imposed on the people, he feels more thought should have gone into the process.

By Gaongalelwe Moatshe 11 Apr 2012 08:57

Govt appoints expert on Wal-Mart
Govt appoints expert on Wal-Mart

Economist and Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz has been appointed as the government's expert on the Wal-Mart study, the economic development department said on Tuesday.

11 Apr 2012 08:42

SKA, Telkom leave Northern Cape on hold
SKA, Telkom leave Northern Cape on hold

Rural dwellers caught between the devil and the deep blue sea, writes Sarah Wild.

11 Apr 2012 08:02

Government spent R4.1m to oppose Wal-Mart merger
Government spent R4.1m to oppose Wal-Mart merger

Government's review application against the R16.5bn Wal-Mart/Massmart merger cost it R4.1m, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

By Paul Vecchiatto 11 Apr 2012 07:50

Transnet expansion plans gaining traction
Transnet expansion plans gaining traction

State-owned freight and logistics group Transnet's market demand strategy (MDS), that forms part of the R300bn capital investment programme over seven years, has gained traction, says Brian Molefe group chief executive of the company.

By Monde Maoto 11 Apr 2012 07:42

Drug importers fear local content
Drug importers fear local content

The National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers on Monday complained it had been sidelined by the Department of Trade and Industry as it drew up plans for preferential procurement for domestic medicine makers.

By Tamar Kahn 11 Apr 2012 07:29

Broadside for Patel's 'competition meddling'
Broadside for Patel's 'competition meddling'

In a rare public outburst, David Lewis, former chairman of the Competition Tribunal, severely criticised the government, especially Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel, for using the competition authorities to leverage concessions out of international investors.

By Amanda Visser 10 Apr 2012 11:06

DA's complaints against info bill 'absurd'
DA's complaints against info bill 'absurd'

African National Congress Chief Whip Moloto Mothapo has labelled the Democratic Alliance's (DA) complaint with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over adverts in support of the Protection of State Information Bill "absurd and ridiculous".

By Paul Vecchiatto 10 Apr 2012 10:58

SA universities lack innovation: Pandor
SA universities lack innovation: Pandor

South African universities are partly to blame for a lack of innovation in different industries, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor said last week.

10 Apr 2012 10:51

FET colleges must be institutions of choice
FET colleges must be institutions of choice

Further Education and Training (FET) colleges are just as important as universities and technical universities, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday.

10 Apr 2012 10:44

Molewa cracks whip on unregistered rhino horn stockpiles
Molewa cracks whip on unregistered rhino horn stockpiles

Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has urged private landowners who are in possession of rhino horn stockpiles to register them.

5 Apr 2012 08:43

R2.5bn for new FET college campuses
R2.5bn for new FET college campuses

A total of R2.5bn is to be allocated towards the refurbishment and construction of new campuses of Further Education and Training (FET) colleges over the next three years, President Jacob Zuma announced yesterday.

By Gabi Khumalo 5 Apr 2012 08:38

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