Government welcomes S&P credit rating

By– SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – The South African government has welcomed Standard and Poor’s decision of maintaining South Africa’s long-term local currency debt ratings of ‘BBB-’,...

EU proposes enhanced partnership with Africa on peace and security, and job creation for...

This comes ahead of the Africa-EU Summit in November this year, which will put a specific focus on youth. The European Commission and the High...

Africa growing faster, but who benefits?

By – SAnews.gov.za- Chris Bathembu Out of the 10 fastest growing economies in the world this year, six of them are African. This makes Africa...

Africa must trade with itself: Minister Gigaba

By– SAnews.gov.za Durban – As the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEFA) draws to an end on Friday, South Africa’s Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has...

New World Bank Report Names Rwanda Among Most Resilient Economies

Rwanda and six other African countries have exhibited economic resilience in recent past that saw them post annual growth rate above 5.4 per cent...

Competitiveness boost urgently needed to meet Africa’s demographic challenges

The ability of sub-Saharan Africa’s economies to generate enough jobs for its young and growing population rests on the successful implementation of urgent reforms...

First round of Foreign Office Consultations with Zimbabwe and Second round of Foreign Office...

During the meeting, the two sides discussed entire gamut of issues including high-level political exchanges, development cooperation programmes, projects under IAFS mechanism, discussion on...

Tanzania State visit cements bilateral ties

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has described his State visit to Tanzania as successful, with talks paving the way for deepened cooperation between the...

President Zuma to Launch the Maluti-A-Phofung Special Economic Zone (MAP-SEZ) in Tshiame, Harrismith

The launch of the 1038-hectare MAP-SEZ is another significant milestone in the implementation of the department’s Special Economic Zone Programme. The President of the Republic...

SA’s ocean economy expected to contribute R20bn to GDP

BY– SAnews.gov.za Durban - Government will implement ocean economy projects which are expected to contribute more than R20 billion to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP)...

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