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State of the Nation Address 2017: full speech

In his State of the Nation Address, President Jacob Zuma declared 2017 the year of Oliver Reginald Tambo, who would have been 100 had...

South Africa takes the G77 hotseat

South Africa has assumed the chairmanship of the Group of 77 plus China just as the global community needs to ramp up efforts to agree on development priorities and goals to take the work of the Millennium Development Goals forward and to transform development beyond 2015.

Angola is open for South African business

Angola is on the rise, and wants to diversify its booming but oil-dependent economy to include more business sectors. That's where South African investors come in, a recent Brand South Africa forum discovered.

Infographic: South Africa and Angola

Brand South Africa's dialogue on "Active Citizenship in Building Competitive African Nation Brands" is focusing on South African-Angolan relations in particular, prompting a look at how the two countries fare in some of the more important economic indicators.

Revenue from beneficiation

Beneficiation is a more effective way of building revenue than raising taxation, and BRICS countries should develop their own industries instead of simply handing over their wealth, industry leaders told delegates to the fifth BRICS summit under way in Durban.
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Beneficiation ‘an opportunity for BRICS’

Beneficiation is a more effective way of building revenue than raising taxation, and BRICS countries should develop their own industries instead of simply handing over their wealth, industry leaders said at the fifth BRICS summit in Durban on Tuesday.

Business, labour ‘must ensure stability’

South African President Jacob Zuma has called on business and labour to work together to create a climate of constructive social dialogue in order to ensure "shop floor peace" and stability in the country.

BRICS bank ‘to boost South Africa’

The development bank planned by members of the BRICS group of influential emerging economies could help South Africa finance its state-led infrastructure drive, says Business Unity SA CEO Nomaxabiso Majokweni.

South Africa’s competitiveness improves

South Africa rose two places to 50th in the 2012 World Competitiveness Yearbook, an authoritative annual study by Swiss-based business school IMD that measures how well countries manage their economic and human resources to increase their prosperity.

Diaspora meeting: Africans must unite

Africans must unite in order to build a solid foundation that will give impetus to the renaissance of the continent, delegates attending the African Diaspora Ministerial Meeting in Pretoria were told.