Archives for April 2013

Inflation a challenge for central bank

  Pretoria – Head of Research at the South African Reserve Bank, Rashad Cassim, says rising inflation is a challenge for the central bank. “It is the origin of emerging inflationary pressure that remains the most challenging for … [Read more...]

DBSA encouraged by growth strategy

Pretoria – The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is encouraged by National Treasury’s commitment to its new growth strategy, its chief executive officer Patrick Dlamini said. The state owned bank said the substantial need for … [Read more...]

Navy to remove Table View Seli1

Pretoria – The navy says it has completed the job of preparing for the removal of the wreck of the Turkish vessel Seli 1 on Cape Town’s Table View coastline. The joint task team monitoring the operation said that while the wreck was … [Read more...]

First Airport Cities World Conference

Pretoria – Ekurhuleni Executive Mayor Mondli Gungubele has expressed confidence in the city’s ability to host Africa’s first Airport Cities World Conference and Exhibition (ACE) next week. The City of Ekurhuleni will host the ACE from 24 – … [Read more...]

Top finish for Nzima; Van Zyl fifth fastest

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 – Over the past weekend, Sibusiso Nzima finished sixth at his first marathon ever while Irvette van Zyl (formally Van Blerk) became the fifth fastest female marathon athlete in South African history after … [Read more...]

New technology for SAA

Pretoria - South African Airways’ new aircraft technology is set to reduce travel times as well as fuel burn, the national carrier said on Wednesday. … [Read more...]

2010 World Cup benefits continue

Johannesburg - Almost three years after hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup, South Africans continue to benefit from the tournament’s legacy projects, SASCOC President Gideon Sam said on Thursday. … [Read more...]

Continued Investigation into meat products

Pretoria - The investigation into meat labelling following news of undeclared products in meat is continuing - with an outcome expected in two to three months’ time, the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) said on Monday. … [Read more...]

Tutu awarded Templeton Prize

Pretoria - Former Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu has been awarded the 2013 Templeton Prize, which comes with a $1.7-million bonus, for his life-long work in advancing spiritual principles such as love and forgiveness. … [Read more...]

Profound Moments of Change

TV SERIES UNCOVERS PROFOUND MOMENTS OF CHANGE IN WOMEN’S LIVES I Am Woman Leap of Faith, the popular SABC3 television series is back. Season 2 begins on 7th April 2013 after a successful first season run in 2012 and fresh from two SAFTA … [Read more...]