Africa’s biggest water project

The latest phase of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, the largest bi-national construction project on the continent, is complete.

R23m upgrade for Cape port

The South African Port Operations will spend R23-million to acquire four new straddle carriers to increase container terminal capacity at the Cape Town port.

Kruger International arrives

Mpumalanga's R320-million Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) is preparing to launch its first international flights, a year after being awarded its international licence.

Opening SA’s digital doorway

The Digital Doorway project, which explores "minimally invasive education" as an alternative means of promoting wide-scale computer literacy in rural and peri-urban areas, has installed more than 150 terminals across South Africa.

Telkom wires Africa via satellite

Following the introduction of TelkomInternet via satellite, Telkom is taking its SpaceStream Express product into Africa, offering businesses and other users on the continent fast, reliable access to the Internet.

SA launches Open Source Centre

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has launched an Open Source Centre to help stimulate the adoption of open source software technologies in Africa.

African Laser Centre

A group of African countries have launched the African Laser Centre, based in South Africa, to serve as a central point for coordinating a network of excellence in laser research and development across the continent.

Hillbrow Tower – symbol of Joburg

Cape Town has its low, flat, Table Mountain. Johannesburg has the long, thin, Hillbrow Tower, one of the tallest towers in Africa. It's a tribute to the tower's symbolic power that it has been incorporated into the city's official logo.

Sol Kerzner: back with a bang

He's back. Luxury hotel and casino magnate Sol Kerzner, one of South Africa's wealthiest entrepreneurs, has come home in typical style - with the announcement of one of the most expensive hotel developments Africa has ever seen.

N Cape railway line upgrade

The government and Spoornet have signed an agreement to undertake a R58-million upgrade of a railway line in the Northern Cape in order to enhance economic activity in the province.