Brics bank will change global economics: Zuma

South African President Jacob Zuma has hailed the establishment of a Brics development bank as "an everlasting legacy that will change the face of global economics and the face of all the developing world for the better".

Media freedom is key to global sustainability

Quality journalism enables citizens to make informed decisions about their society's development, exposing injustice, corruption, and the abuse of power, UN bosses said in a joint statement issued to mark this year's World Press Freedom Day.

SA key as Africa moves centre stage

Africa is poised to undergo a socio-economic miracle similar to China's achievement of the past 30 years - and South Africa and its relationship with China could be key to the miracle, write John Battersby and Yingni Lu.

Manuel to head global green fund

South Africa’s Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel has been appointed as joint chairperson of the Green Climate Fund, which is tasked with designing a finance system to help developing countries adapt to climate change.
R25-billion to 'green' South Africa's economy

ABB expands South African operations

ABB South Africa, subsidiary of global power and automation group ABB, is to acquire the mine hoist related business of local manufacturer Coilmech, as part of its strategy to support the country's mining sector with local manufacturing.

New collaboration takes Africa to Switzerland

By working with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, a leading European university in the field of innovation and natural sciences, the University of Cape Town aims to ensure that there is an African voice in the global debates around issues such as health and urbanisation.

Global design award for SA project

An early childhood development centre in Johannesburg, designed and built by US students in partnership with South African engineers and contractors, has been named "best small project" in Engineering News-Record's inaugural Global Best Projects competition.

Global recognition for Mandela’s movie

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom is the first South African film ever to receive three Golden Globe nominations. And international recognition is continuing to roll in, with Naomie Harris receiving a double nod for her role as Winnie Mandela from the London Critics Circle, production company Videovision Entertainment said.

South Africa takes the top spot as the best location for the Global Business...

For the past two years, South Africa has been ranked number two as the top global location for business process services. Fast forward to...

Climate change report shows cities working together

National governments may be dithering, but the leaders of some of the world's megacities are proving that concrete action can be taken to prevent catastrophic climate change. The C40 Cities' latest Climate Action in Megacities report stacks up exactly what has been done.