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SEZ's role in the interaction of AI with humans and nation states
SEZ's role in the interaction of AI with humans and nation statesArticle

Many thinkers, experts and science fiction writers have put pen to paper to speculate about the dystopian life that may arise from Artificial Intelligence (AI) becoming too "intelligent."...

Monde Mawasha 14 Sep 2020

GGDA's plans to reignite Gauteng's economy
GGDA's plans to reignite Gauteng's economyArticle

The Gauteng Growth Development Agency (GGDA) continues to accelerate its strategic intent to grow the province's economy...

25 Aug 2020

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Radisson adds six new hotels to Africa portfolioArticle

Building on the recent announcement of its reinforced African development team structure, the announcement of the six new hotels further demonstrates the Group's commitment to the continent...

22 Jul 2020

Philippi's urban agri project gets R40m investment boost
Philippi's urban agri project gets R40m investment boostArticle

"The purpose of the project is to revitalise small and medium-business urban farming, offer training, and increase job opportunities in Philippi."

20 Jul 2020

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Covid-19 and tax relief measuresArticle

To alleviate the impact of the lockdown on businesses, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the introduction of a number of economic measures, including tax relief measures...

Aubrey Mazibuko & Louis Botha 31 Mar 2020

Mpumalanga builds seven new schools
Mpumalanga builds seven new schoolsArticle

The Mpumalanga Provincial Government will commence with the construction of seven new schools in five fast-growing towns...

26 Feb 2020

What you should know about the proposed Employment Tax Incentive amendments
What you should know about the proposed Employment Tax Incentive amendmentsArticle

On Tuesday 26 November 2019, a number of tax-related bills were passed by the National Assembly and are currently being deliberated by the National Council of Provinces...

3 Feb 2020

2020 vision: Outlook and trends in the residential property market
2020 vision: Outlook and trends in the residential property marketArticle

Following another year of tepid economic growth, and with the latest round of load shedding further dampening the economy and expected to result in a Moody's downgrade early next year, where does that leave South Africa's residential property market?

Dr Andrew Golding 12 Dec 2019

Effective means for economic zones development in Africa
Effective means for economic zones development in AfricaArticle

The 4th Annual Meeting of the African Economic Zones, organised by the Africa Free Zones Organisation (AFZO) at the African Union Headquarter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, focused on industrialisation...

28 Nov 2019

Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone launched in Pretoria
Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone launched in PretoriaArticle

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has embarked on a public-private partnership with national, provincial and local government to facilitate the creation of the Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (SEZ), adjacent to Ford's Silverton Vehicle Assembly Plant in Pretoria.

21 Nov 2019

Township retailers need to be bolstered as entrepreneurs
Township retailers need to be bolstered as entrepreneursArticle

Around the world, Global Entrepreneurship Week is being celebrated this week by millions of individuals...

21 Nov 2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa. Photo: SAnew.gov.za
Ramaphosa calls for R1.2trn more investmentArticle

South Africa's ambitious target to net R1.2trn in investment is not a gimmick but a concerted effort to attract investment, President Cyril Ramaphosa told delegates at the country's second Investment Conference in Sandton...

6 Nov 2019

Factors necessary for securing investors toward FDI
Factors necessary for securing investors toward FDIArticle

Endorsed by world leaders as an ideal investment destination, the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) prioritises growth in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)...

Thembinkosi Maduna 5 Nov 2019

Ramaphosa opens South Africa's first smartphone factory
Ramaphosa opens South Africa's first smartphone factoryArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has opened South Africa's first smartphone factory at the Dube TradePort in Durban...

21 Oct 2019

African Ports and Rail Evolution Forum to focus on economic growth acceleration
African Ports and Rail Evolution Forum to focus on economic growth accelerationArticle

All aboard for the eighth annual African Ports and Rail Evolution Forum - a two-day trade exhibition and conference taking place on from 15-16 October 2019 at the Durban International Convention Centre in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa...

26 Sep 2019

Where are the jobs? 2019 Q4 employment outlook survey
Where are the jobs? 2019 Q4 employment outlook surveyArticle

According to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey, South African employers report soft hiring intentions for the last quarter of the year...

10 Sep 2019

African Ports & Rail Evolution Forum to spotlight collaboration benefits for economic growth
African Ports & Rail Evolution Forum to spotlight collaboration benefits for economic growthArticle

Delegates are set to discover Africa's trade potential and the wealth of new investment and partnership opportunities arising from the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement, as well as other open border initiatives...

10 Sep 2019

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Coega welcomes NMB's airport relocation plans to free up land for human settlementsArticle

This development will deliver on the objectives of the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) programme by way of expanding the SEZ's strategic industrialisation focus to cover diverse regional development needs...

30 Aug 2019

Ilanie Brits
Employing the youth - how the Employment Tax Incentive can benefit youArticle

Unemployment levels in South Africa are of the highest in the world. Rates consistently exceeding 20% include a large portion of our youth, the very generation that the future of our country depends on...

Ilanie Brits, Issued by Meredith Harington 23 Jul 2019

SEZ could revive manufacturing capacity in Vaal Triangle
SEZ could revive manufacturing capacity in Vaal TriangleArticle

An important attribute that SA can take away from the success of Special Economic Zones at a global level is the importance of collaboration between key public and private stakeholders...

Zak Sivalingum 26 Jun 2019

Have your say in Bojanala SEZ designation
Have your say in Bojanala SEZ designationArticle

The public has 30 days in which to have their say in the designation of the Bojanala Special Economic Zone in the North West province, said the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) on Monday...

13 May 2019

Continued growth in Kenya's logistics sector boosts property market
Continued growth in Kenya's logistics sector boosts property marketArticle

Broll Property Intel's latest Kenya Logistics Snapshot Report has revealed that Kenya's expanding economy has spurred the growth of its logistics property market...

11 Apr 2019

R400m food manufacturing plant launches in Gauteng
R400m food manufacturing plant launches in GautengArticle

The doors have officially opened to a new 22,700m² food production facility belonging to In2food, in the OR Tambo Special Economic Zone in Johannesburg...

10 Apr 2019

Workplace challenge retains 500,000 jobs
Workplace challenge retains 500,000 jobsArticle

The Workplace Challenge Programme (WCP) has contributed to the retention of 500,000 jobs...

20 Mar 2019

R18bn expansion plan for Dube Trade Port
R18bn expansion plan for Dube Trade PortArticle

The Dube Trade Port Special Economic Zone (DTP SEZ) in KwaZulu-Natal continues to experience an unprecedented wave of investments...

20 Mar 2019

Wind turbines signal revitalisation of green tech SEZ
Wind turbines signal revitalisation of green tech SEZArticle

The wind turbine tower sections for the 140MW Kangnas Wind Farm are being manufactured at Atlantis om Cape Town's West Coast...

7 Mar 2019

Dr Rob Davies, minister of trade and industry
SA, Moz elevate economic partnership with ground-breaking pactArticle

South Africa and Mozambique have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on economic cooperation which will provide a broad basis for cooperation between the two sister countries...

20 Feb 2019

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Durban's international air connectivity set to improveArticle

According to research released by Dube TradePort, tourism into markets where airlines establish direct flights historically experience a 30%-40% growth within the first year of the route's establishment...

12 Dec 2018

Atlantis R2.4bn SEZ to bolster investment
Atlantis R2.4bn SEZ to bolster investmentArticle

The special economic zone (SEZ) lanched in Atlantis is expected to attract large-scale investment that will create jobs and bolster manufacturing in the area and the Western Cape...

7 Dec 2018

Green technologies to flourish at Western Cape SEZ
Green technologies to flourish at Western Cape SEZArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to launch the Atlantis Special Economic Zone (SEZ) this week...

3 Dec 2018

Unveiling the Zimbabwe Economic Report: (L-R) Malcolm Pautz, G:ENESIS Analytics; Damoni Kitabire country manager COZW; Zvinechimure R. Churu, principal director Ministry of Finance and Economic Development; Walter Odero, principal country economist COZW; Ferdinand Bakoup, Ag. director ECCE; and George A. Kararach, lead economist RDGS.
Building a new ZimbabweArticle

'Building a new Zimbabwe' is a flagship report launched by the African Development Bank to spark the country's economic development...

21 Nov 2018

Report discusses evolution with technology as the major influence
Report discusses evolution with technology as the major influenceArticle

The impacts of technology are widely felt across all sectors. The advancement of technology as it pertains to the logistics sector is detailed in Broll's Logistics Report...

27 Sep 2018

Lionel October, director general of the dti
Intra-African trade remains a priorityArticle

Intra-African trade remains as a priority for the South African government, Director General of the Department of Trade and Industry (dti), Lionel October, said...

14 Sep 2018

Upcoming jobs summit to attract investment, tackle poverty
Upcoming jobs summit to attract investment, tackle povertyArticle

Deputy President David Mabuza says the up and coming jobs summit will ensure that South Africa continues to address the country's poverty and income inequality...

13 Sep 2018

Dr Ayodele Odusola, chief economist, UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa
Investing in Africa is sound business and a sustainable corporate strategyArticle

The best time to invest in Africa is now. However, foreign investors have not moved into the continent as quickly as expected because foreign investment decisions are often methodically overstructured...

Ayodele Odusola 31 Aug 2018

Stainless steel sector growth should be integrated in global value chain - Sassda
Stainless steel sector growth should be integrated in global value chain - SassdaArticle

The Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association (Sassda) has said that it welcomes any and all beneficiation of South Africa's raw materials...

8 Aug 2018

Have your say on SEZ Act regulations
Have your say on SEZ Act regulationsArticle

The public has been invited to have their say on the draft regulations on the Governance and Composition of the Special Economic Zones Act...

8 Aug 2018

SA's new R14bn automotive plant is well underway
SA's new R14bn automotive plant is well underwayArticle

Automaker BAIC Group has announced that the full-scale production of its compact SUV, the BAIC X25 will commence in 2018 Q4...

30 Jul 2018

KZN infrastructure expenditure to exceed R200bn
KZN infrastructure expenditure to exceed R200bnArticle

The KZN government is rolling out a massive infrastructure programme...

23 Jul 2018

Strong China-SA ties opens up FDI, economic growth and job creation
Strong China-SA ties opens up FDI, economic growth and job creationArticle

Investment is a core facilitator of economic growth. From the developed to the developing world, increases in investments have immediate knock-on effects for GDP growth and socio-economic development...

Lyndsay van der Berg 19 Jul 2018

Wesgro has secured agribusiness, green economy investments
Wesgro has secured agribusiness, green economy investmentsArticle

"This is an outstanding achievement, especially considering the drought, economic uncertainty and a general slowdown in globalisation faced in the first quarter of this year."

9 Jul 2018

R50m upgrade for Phuthaditjhaba Industrial Park
R50m upgrade for Phuthaditjhaba Industrial ParkArticle

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has completed the first phase of the revitalisation of the Phuthaditjhaba Industrial Park in the Free State...

4 May 2018

Boost for W Cape skills development
Boost for W Cape skills developmentArticle

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has launched the Lesedi Skills Development Academy in Atlantis in the Western Cape to give youth from the area a better chance in the job market...

25 Apr 2018

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Victoria Falls town to be transformedArticle

The transformation of Victoria Falls to a modern tourist resort has started taking shape with the company formed to drive the process now seeking technical expertise to craft a tourism investment and development plan...

28 Feb 2018

#SONA2018: Ramaphosa's roadmap
#SONA2018: Ramaphosa's roadmapArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping to fix our economy, but it won't be easy...

Dhanyal Davidson 19 Feb 2018

President Cyril Ramaphosa. Photo: Sandton Chronicle
#BizFinFocus: Wishlist for #SONA2018Article

South Africans wait with bated breath to hear what President Cyril Ramaphosa has to say in his maiden State of the Nation Address (Sona) tonight...

16 Feb 2018

Minister of Mineral Resources, Mosebenzi Zwane
#miningindaba18: Beaufort West taps into new water source - ZwaneArticle

Water-strapped Beaufort West will have access to a new source of potable water next week, when the Department of Mineral Resources hands over five boreholes to the town's municipality...

Nicci Botha 5 Feb 2018

Africa needs to "future-proof" itself against future challenges
Africa needs to "future-proof" itself against future challengesArticle

New ideas are needed to future-proof Africa against its biggest challenges and technology is the power that can assist...

23 Jan 2018

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