Archives for June 2013

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...]

Working to transform the economy

Pretoria – Government and its social partners continue to work towards transforming the South African economy so as to address unemployment and other challenges, says President Jacob Zuma. “Government, along with our social partners, … [Read more...]

Telkom confirms impairment

Pretoria - Telkom on Tuesday announced its decision to impair the carrying value of its assets by R12 billion with the net asset value being reduced around R34 a share. Last week, the company said its board was considering the impairment, … [Read more...]

Incredible weather for the Cape

Never before have I seen such weather displayed on the streets of Cape Town. Whether one could consider this a joy will soon be deflected if this persists for a day or two and the impact of the cold and slippery roads gives the Capetonians … [Read more...]

Need for university in Ekurhuleni

Pretoria – A University of Technology in Ekurhuleni would assist in ensuring skilled youngsters who can respond to the needs of the businesses in the area, says Ekurhuleni Executive Mayor Mondli Gungubele. … [Read more...]

Beneficiation can promote industrialisation, jobs

Pretoria - Beneficiation can promote industrialisation and boost job creation, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says. … [Read more...]

Toll project scoops award

Pretoria - The South African National Road Agency Limited (SANRAL) has received international recognition after winning a technology award for its Open Road Tolling Project, commonly known as the e-tolling system. … [Read more...]

Afroes wins Tech prize

Pretoria - Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom has congratulated a South African mobile applications company for their selection as one of the top five innovative and entrepreneurial companies in the world. … [Read more...]