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Stimulating investment in vehicle production

Auto Industry

Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has approved the new Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles-Automotive Investment Scheme (MHCV-AIS) guidelines to stimulate investment in the production of vehicles in the country. … [Read more...]

Rhinos poached reaches 1000

Rhino Poaching

The number of rhinos poached this year has tipped the 1000 mark, the Department of Environmental Affairs announced on Thursday. … [Read more...]

SPIDER 2-3 by Jonathan Laithe

SPIDER 2-3 by Jonathan Laithe

Author Jonathan Laithe’s thriller, SPIDER 2-3, is published in Hardback in the UK on Monday 24 November 2014. A murder in Berlin… A kidnapping in the Caribbean… A girl held hostage forced to reveal vital details. The terrorist Barakah … [Read more...]

SKA South African director to retire

ska

Director of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) South Africa Project, Dr Bernie Fanaroff, will retire from the SKA Project Office at the end of 2015. … [Read more...]

Economic growth key to stabilising food security

economic growth

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana says the economic growth remains the main vehicle for reducing poverty, food security and job creation. … [Read more...]

SA takes up citrus black spot issue

Citrus Trade

South Africa has raised the issue of the European Union’s regulations on Citrus Black Spot at the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Committee of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti). … [Read more...]

Job opportunities to be created

Keiskammahoek

Keiskamashoek – President Jacob Zuma today announced that more than six million job opportunities will be created over the next five years through the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). … [Read more...]

Productivity stats 2013 released

south africa productivity

South Africa’s Productivity Statistics for the year 2013 have been released, and they show a mixed bag of performances in various key industrial sectors of the economy. … [Read more...]

Crime statistics for the 2013/14

crime statistics

The South African Police Service (SAPS) today released the crime statistics for the 2013/14 financial year, which show a range of increases and decreases in certain crime categories. … [Read more...]

Youth employment review released

employment za

Statistician-General Pali Lehohla says while the number of black youth in employment has grown over the last 20 years, the acquisition of skills has not grown at the same rate within this group. … [Read more...]