Chadian Foreign Minister Moussa Faki Mahamat has been chosen as the new chairperson of the African Union Commission. Mahamat replaces South Africa’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.CD...
Johannesburg, 25 January 2017 – The Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO), in cooperation with the Embassy of Japan in South Africa and the Japanese...
Entrepreneurs, government and corporates attended the third annual 2016 Manufacturing Indaba held at the Emperors Palace in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng on 28 and 29 June.This...
Pinky Zungu dreamt of becoming an airline pilot, but she has found that piloting a ship is something she could do forever. And she has done such a good job of it that Transnet National Ports Authority has appointed her its first black female deputy harbour master.
South Africa's annual Tourism Indaba, in Durban this weekend, is to showcase 70 of the industry's hidden gems - small businesses with big growth potential.
South African's commitment to creating a viable ocean economy, as part of its National Development Plan Vision 2030, was underscored this week with an announcement that it has made a R7-billion investment in new port facilities, such as oil and gas hubs, aquaculture and boat building.
The New Development Bank (NDB), operated by the BRICS grouping of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, has formally opened for business. According to the National Treasury, the country's role in the bank will strengthen its position as a financial centre for the continent.
South Africa has made inroads into renewing and increasing relations with Italy, as well as finding new trade and diplomatic opportunities between the two countries, following a visit to Rome this month by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. Bilateral trade hit a six-year high in 2014.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to visit Iran to re-establish trade ties and formally authorise the formation of the Iran and South Africa Joint Business Council. South African exports to Iran fell from R1.5-billion in 2007 to R250-million in 2014; oil imports also declined.
A South African trade and industry delegation will visit Ghana and Nigeria during August, seeking to create investment opportunities and build more confident economic relations between the three countries, based on growing bilateral trade over the past five years.