Archives for November 2011

Cabinet hails green economy partnership

Pretoria - Cabinet has commended South Africa’s labour, business and civil society for partnering with government in signing the Green Economy Accord, which it said strengthened the country’s position leading up to the Durban COP17 … [Read more...]

Business urges reconsideration of Info Bill

Pretoria - Business Unity South Africa (Busa) on Tuesday urged government to reconsider the “public interest” part of the Protection of Information Bill, which the National Assembly will vote on later today. … [Read more...]

Eskom goes solar

Vereeniging – Eskom has embarked on a pilot project that will see it using the power of the sun to generate electricity at three of its facilities. The power utility, together with Pubic Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba, launched a … [Read more...]

Eskom loan proves investor confidence

Pretoria - The World Bank’s $250 million (about R1.9 billion) loan to Eskom indicates good investor confidence in South Africa, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Monday. … [Read more...]

Higher economic growth still a priority

Pretoria - The South African government will continue to prioritise higher economic growth and job creation at the core of its economic policy, National Treasury said. On Wednesday, Moody’s Investor Services revised the country’s A3 … [Read more...]

Football tourists spend R1.27bn

  Pretoria – Cape Town has gained R1.27 billion from spending from more than 108 384 football tourists who visited the city during the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Presenting his 2010/2011 annual report to the Western Cape Legislature’s … [Read more...]

SA girls get techno skilled

Pretoria – Thousands of young South African girls will be given an opportunity to get a glimpse of the working world through job shadowing. At least 4 000 disadvantaged girls will be able to shadow their role models working in the fields … [Read more...]