South Africa: Multi-million dollar plant to create 7,000 jobs

Port Elizabeth - The construction of a $100 million state-of-the-art truck and passenger car plant in the Eastern Cape will see nearly 7 000...

South Africa’s GDP grows by 1.4%

Pretoria - South Africa's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) came in lower than expected, increasing by 1.4% in the third quarter of 2011. "The seasonally adjusted...

Companies should be prepared to make mistakes in Africa

“Corporates and entrepreneurs alike should be willing to make mistakes in the process of moving into African countries, and look at partnerships with local...

Tanzania: North-South partnerships are not the answer

North-South partnerships dominate university funding in Tanzania, but they are failing to build capacity, says Johnson M. Ishengoma. Better management and local ownership will benefit...

African Cultural Renaissance Campaign for Southern Africa

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China’s Vice Foreign Minister Zhai Jun Visits Algeria

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Retail trade sales rise above market expectation

Retail trade sales in September rose by 8.3% above market expectation, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said. "The highest annual growth rate was recorded for...

Research to give fresh insight into SA economy

Johannesburg - A new research report on South Africa, expected to be released next year, is to provide unique insight into the workings of...

Launch of the Public Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade

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East African Community develops cyber laws

Deputy Secretary General floats the idea of establishing a Centre of Excellence in Cyber Science in the region ARUSHA, The EAC Deputy Secretary General...

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