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Grooming the future of tourism

The first batch of graduates have successfully completed the City of Johannesburg's tourism internship programme, and are ready to make their mark on the country's hospitality sector.

South African competition law

While South Africa's economy is predominantly free market-based, competition is controlled. Along the lines of the EU, US and Canadian models, legislation is enforced by competition authorities who act against anti-competitive conduct, restrictive practices and abuses by big firms.

Bafana score vital 2-0 win over CAR

Bafana Bafana got their Fifa World Cup qualifying campaign back on track with a 2-0 victory over the Central African Republic at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday. "I'll take the win and also I'll take the way we played," coach Gordon Igesund said afterwards.

South African artistic talent goes global

Some of South Africa’s top artists will be representing the country at the 55th International Venice Biennale, one of the world’s most prestigious contemporary art exhibitions that takes place every two years in Italy.
ConCourt art tells SA’s story

Grooming the future of tourism

The first batch of graduates have successfully completed the City of Johannesburg's tourism internship programme, and are ready to make their mark on the country's hospitality sector.
• Leading SA’s youth out of poverty

SA’s Famous Brands moves into India

South African food service group Famous Brands has plans to expand into India through the launch of five pilot Debonairs restaurants in Mumbai in July, with Diwa Hospitality as its master licence partner to manage and grow the business.

Japan assistance for Southern Africa

The Japan International Co-operation Agency has released the preliminary findings of a study conducted to find ways of boosting economic development in Southern Africa, particularly along eight economic corridors selected for priority attention.
Japan hails SA space tech successes

Coega IDZ investors start building

Investor confidence in South Africa's Coega Industrial Development Zone is growing, with six new investors committing to the IDZ in the second half of 2012, and new investments set to inject R1.7-billion into the Eastern Cape economy in 2012/13.

South African olive industry set to grow

South Africa's olive industry has enjoyed a recent growth spurt and has the potential to expand even further, with a slowdown in Spanish production boosting demand for the local product, says Pam Golding Properties manager in the Karoo region, Wayne Rubidge.

Birthday joy for Nkosi’s Haven kids

Gail Johnson and Daniella Ramos have opened their hearts to helping those in need in a different way - by celebrating the birthdays of those youngsters who are left out and neglected.