Archives for September 2013

Update on energy programmes

The Department of Energy (DoE) on Thursday gave an update on programmes and projects presented in its 2013/14 budget vote speech. … [Read more...]

Mahikeng Airport City Project starts

Pretoria - The Mahikeng Airport City Project, which has been approved by the North West Executive Council (Exco), is expected to pave the way for job creation and the growth of the economy. … [Read more...]

Scientists develop first digital laser

Pretoria – Researchers at South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have developed the world’s first digital laser. … [Read more...]

Companies fly high in China

It goes without saying that South Africans are flying the flag high when it comes to doing business abroad and the 2013 South African Expos held in China last week was indicative of this. … [Read more...]

30 maritime students get scholarships

Pretoria – The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) has bid farewell to 30 students who have been awarded scholarships to the tune of R14 million to study Masters and PhD programmes in Maritime at the World Maritime University … [Read more...]

DTI to host SA-Switzerland business forum

Pretoria – The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will this week host the South Africa-Switzerland business forum which will showcase business opportunities in the renewable energy sector. “The purpose of the business forum is to … [Read more...]

Fransman in Peru to strengthen ties

Pretoria – International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Marius Fransman has arrived in Lima, Peru, as part of his four-nation tour to Latin America. Fransman’s visit to Peru, according to his department, will be used … [Read more...]

Initiatives to be celebrated on Arbor Day

Pretoria – The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, will on Tuesday attend Arbor Day celebrations at the eThekwini Municipality at Mpumalanga stadium in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal. … [Read more...]