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South Africa supports calls for global co-operation to boost trade and address economic challenges...

Johannesburg, South Africa – 23 January 2023: The 53rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, concluded on Friday, 20...

Healthcare & Life Science

In 2020, Aspen, the largest and internationally accredited pharmaceutical company in Africa entered into a partnership with Johnson & Johnson to produce more than 200m doses of life saving Covid-19 vaccines for the domestic and export markets in the port city of Gqeberha, formerly Port Elizabeth, in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. 

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Land reform in South Africa is crucial for inclusive growth

By Cyril Ramaphosa It is nearly 25 years since South Africa became a democracy, yet the promise of that historic achievement has not yet been...

Gallery: the SONA red carpet

The State of the Nation Address by President Jacob Zuma took place on 11 February 2016, an important date for the country. It was the anniversary of the release of Nelson Mandela from prison 26 years ago. We take a look at the dignitaries as they arrived at Parliament.

South Africa’s medium-term budget 2015 in numbers

Finance Minister Nhalnhla Nene said government's reduction in spending since 2013 is starting to bear fruit with less money going to consultants and caterers. It has freed up funds that is now being allocated to more important areas such as basic education and health. Here are the numbers that show government is spending in the right places.

Soccer City one of world’s best: Blatter

The majestic Soccer City Stadium, venue for both the opening and final match of the 2010 Fifa World Cup, has won rave reviews from Fifa president Sepp Blatter, who described it as "a five-star stadium" and one of the most beautiful in the world.

South African health facilities ready for World Cup

Government has assured fans that South Africa’s health facilities – both hospitals and clinics – are ready for the 2010 Fifa World Cup, and will provide health services of an international standard.

Mastering maths via Mxit

The South African government has teamed up with cellphone giant Nokia and publisher Pearson to develop the Imfundo Yam/Yethu project, which aims to get students more interested in mathematics through the use of popular instant messaging programme Mxit.

Irish firm in SA wind farm venture

Irish company Mainstream Renewable Power has signed a €850-million (about R11-billion) joint venture deal with South African firm Genesis Eco-Energy to build wind farms to generate "an initial pipeline" of over 500 MW of energy in the Eastern, Northern and Western Cape provinces by 2014.

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  Brand South Africa website links 1. National Treasury 2. South African Reserve Bank 3. Department of Trade and Industry 4. The DTI 5. Land Affairs 6. Department of Health 7. Treatment...