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SA committed to peace in Africa

Africa - Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has reiterated South Africa’s commitment to playing a major role in peacekeeping efforts on the continent. … [Read more...]

South Africa a major sporting destination

Pretoria – South Africa has once again proved to the world it is a destination of choice for major sporting events after hosting a successful Africa Nations Cup (Afcon), says South African Football Association (Safa) President, … [Read more...]

Tourism Minister to open Meetings Africa

Pretoria- Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk is set to open the Meetings Africa, the biggest business events exhibition on the continent. Van Schalkwyk will officially open the exhibition, which takes place at the Sandton Convention … [Read more...]

OECD report into South Africa

Midrand – Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan had welcomed the latest OECD report into South Africa which states that although strides have been made, the country is not fully reaching its potential. The third Organisation for Economic … [Read more...]

SA ready for first BRICS summit

Pretoria - With only a few weeks left before the start of the 5th BRICS summit, preparations are at an advanced stage for the all-important gathering, says International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister, Ebrahim Ebrahim. … [Read more...]

WEF to be used to promote investment

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma will use the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, as a platform to call for the world's top economies and business to invest in South Africa's and Africa's infrastructural projects for the long … [Read more...]

Mobile technology can help Africa

Pretoria – The ability for mobile technology to solve major social problems in Africa is unprecedented, says Communication Minister Dina Pule. “From health to education, mobile technology is changing the way all sectors of … [Read more...]

Magakwe takes Africa sprint title

Thursday, 28 June 2012 – Simon Magakwe won gold in the men’s 100m on day two of the Africa Senior Championships in Benin, the second gold medal for South Africa at the Championships.   He crossed the line in 10.29sec. The 27 year-old … [Read more...]

Tourism still paramount to SA growth

Johannesburg - Despite the current global financial problems which continue to impact the industry, tourism will continue to play a central role in the country’s economy, Tourism Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa says. With South Africa … [Read more...]

Young Leaders in the Making

Imagine…. ‘If influential young leaders changed their lives in positive ways and encouraged their peers to do the same. Imagine what the African continent could look like 40 years on….’ … [Read more...]