Doors open for youth in construction

Midvaal – For years Tumelo Alton thought construction was only about pushing bricks in wheelbarrows but the National Human Settlements Youth Brigade Programme has opened his eyes to other career possibilities in the sector. … [Read more...]

Early-bird success

South African media group Naspers has done sensationally well out of its investment in the Asian start-up Tencent Holdings. … [Read more...]

SA, EU vow to tackle employment

Pretoria - The 6th South Africa-European Union (SA-EU) Summit ended on Thursday, with leaders in agreement that joint programmes were needed to address the common challenge of job creation. … [Read more...]

EU, Trade and investment talks

Pretoria – A South African delegation, led by President Jacob Zuma, is in talks with representatives from the European Union (EU), where ways to boost trade and investment are being discussed. After doing his 67 minutes of service on … [Read more...]

Japanese investment encouraged

Pretoria – The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has urged Japanese companies to choose South Africa as a preferred investment destination. “The fact that the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index ranked South … [Read more...]

SA, Japan sign investment pact

Pretoria - The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) and the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see the two parties collaborate in increasing Japanese investment into South Africa and … [Read more...]

Govt dismisses reports on NDP

Pretoria - Government says it has noted the “reckless” statements made by the chief economist at Pan African Investment and Research, Iraj Abedian, which were published by the Business Report regarding the alleged “absence of buy-in” of the … [Read more...]

SA to strengthen relations with the Philippines

Pretoria - International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim is to pay a two-day working visit to the Philippines next week to strengthen relations with that country, in the areas of trade, investment, tourism and … [Read more...]

Investment good news for E Cape

East London - A R1.3 billion investment by government into three economic zones in the country will breathe life back into the Eastern Cape’s economy. … [Read more...]