Archives for March 2013

NDP critical for long term growth

Pretoria – The implementation of South Africa’s National Development Plan (NDP) by 2030 is critical to the country’s long term sustainability. … [Read more...]

Muzhingi Partners with Fedgroup

Stephen Muzhingi partners with FedGroup in Pursuit of Ultimate Achievement (Comrades Marathon Champion 2009,2010,2011. Two Oceans Champion 2012, and multiple Gold Medalist in both events) Ultra Marathon running legend, Stephen Muzhingi is … [Read more...]

Moonstruck on Clifton

  On Saturday Feb 16th, a crowd of more or less 7000 gathered on Clifton 4th beach to spend a beautiful evening listen to some very cool music. Families pack their picnic baskets and enjoy the beautiful summer evening under the stars. … [Read more...]

BRICS customs heads meet

Pretoria – The heads of the customs services of the BRICS member countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – have met for the first time to discuss common problems and outline ways to extend cooperation. … [Read more...]

Teaching, the best mistake

Johannesburg – Bilkes Bhano Vawda accidentally registered for the wrong course when she first went to university many years ago, but now after spending 38 years in the teaching profession, she says it is the best mistake she has ever made. … [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...]

Reserve Bank building reserves

Pretoria - The Reserve Bank will continue to build up South Africa’s level of reserves - which are low compared to the country’s peers - when market conditions are conducive, says Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Daniel Mminele. … [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...]

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...]