SA’s aerospace industry takes off
South Africa’s fledgling aerospace industry has received a major boost with the opening of the Centurion Aerospace Village, a supplier park and centre of excellence built along the lines of Silicon Valley in California.
SADC free trade area launched
Eight years of work has come to fruition with the launching of the long-awaited regional free trade area during the Southern Africa Development Community summit in August 2008.
An infusion of innovation
A South African community of small-scale farmers producing organically grown rooibos tea have steamed ahead to the finals of an international challenge for social entrepreneurs.
Celebrating the power of women
The month of August commemorates the women who fought for change in South Africa, enabling the sisters of our nation today to enjoy the full benefits of equality before the law.
R6bn literacy campaign on track
Land claims ‘could be settled by 2011’
SA adopts ‘bold’ climate change policy
SA sharpens attack on poverty
South Africans are set to benefit from strong government action against crime and poverty. President Thabo Mbeki announced a new nationwide initiative on 27 July 2008.