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Dube Trade Port – An Emergent Durban Aerotropolis

Brand South Africa in collaboration with various civil society and public sector stakeholders; the Green Youth Network, Plastics SA, Presidential Climate Commission, Technology Innovation...

Closing remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the second South Africa Investment Conference

6 NOVEMBER 2019 SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE, JOHANNESBURG Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, As the second South Africa Investment Conference draws to a close, I believe I am speaking...

Full text: the mini budget

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his team before the delivery of the mini budget on 26 October 2016. (Image: National Treasury, Facebook) Compiled by Priya...

South African economic Ministers advance the position of the global South in BRICS trade...

New Delhi, Friday 14 October 2016 – Ministers of Trade and Industry Dr Rob Davies and Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu today wrap...

South Africa reassures investors

South Africa's minister of finance, Pravin Gordhan, and representatives of the Reserve Bank, business and labour embarked on an international roadshow last week to pass on a single message to investors: the country is stable and has healthy economy, able to overcome challenges.

South Africa’s first: truck driving simulation

In an effort to reduce the number of truck-related accidents on the road, South Africa's first three-dimensional truck simulator has been set up in KwaZulu-Natal. It gives drivers practical experience and training before they go out on to the road at the wheel.

BRICS: Transforming the global political and economic architecture

Since its inception, the BRICS grouping of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa has made great strides in challenging the traditional global political and economic paradigm.

South Africa, Belgium deepen relations

South Africa and Belgium have agreed to cooperate in areas that could help South Africa meet its key priorities nationally, as well as in the rest of Africa. Belgian foreign minister Didier Reynders is on his first official state visit to South Africa.

South Africa’s economy ‘to grow 3.6%’

South Africa's economy is expected to grow at a rate of 3.6 percent this year and 4.3 percent in 2012, according to the African Economic Outlook 2011 report.