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PRESS STATEMENT: UPDATE ON GOVERNMENT AND BUSINESS COLLABORATION

President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday convened the bi-monthly meeting with members of Cabinet and senior business leaders for an update on progress to address key...

President Ramaphosa to lead a business delegation that will represent South Africa at the...

  Johannesburg, South Africa – 12 January 2023: President Cyril Ramaphosa accompanied by four ministers, will lead a strong delegation of South African business leaders...

Brand South Africa views Statistics SA’s GDP results as a wake-up call

Johannesburg, Wednesday 05 June 2019 –  Brand South Africa notes with concern the results released by Stats SA which indicate that South Africa’s gross...

Brand South Africa calls on all partners to reinforce the investment drive in order...

Johannesburg, Tuesday 02 April 2019 – Brand South Africa says that during quarter four of the 2018/2019 financial year, business confidence indicators took a distinct...

South Africans nominated for Innovation Prize for Africa

Four South African innovations have made it on to this year's list of 10 nominees for the Innovation Prize for Africa. Its aim is to encourage local solutions to challenges and inspire continued growth on the continent. The winner will be announced in a ceremony in June in Botswana.

South Africa will not privatise Eskom

The state will not privatise basic services, such as electricity and sanitation, but South Africans can expect load shedding for the next three years while it finishes new power stations. Already, Medupi has passed the 700MW milestone and will be fully operational by the end of June.

Statement by Minister Lynne Brown on the appointment of Brian Molefe as acting chief...

Brian Molefe is the current Group Chief Executive of Transnet and his secondment is with immediate effect. His experience in having turned around the Public Investment Corporation and providing stability at Transnet is a clear indication that Molefe is no stranger in leading complex institutions.

Minister Brown: we are not close to a blackout

At a press briefing held on 15 April, 2015, Public Enterprises minister, Lynne Brown, has assured South Africans that despite the implementation of stage three of load shedding, the country is not close to a power blackout. 

Minister Brown: we are not close to a blackout

At a press briefing held on 15 April, 2015, Public Enterprises minister, Lynne Brown, has assured South Africans that despite the implementation of stage three of load shedding, the country is not close to a power blackout. 

Prepare to switch off your lights for Earth Hour

On the last Saturday night in March, millions of people around the world switch off their lights and electronic devices for an hour. Earth Hour is once again near, and people are being encouraged to take this step in joining the movement to put an end to climate change.