Zero-emission electric cars hit Durban streets

Durban - At least a dozen zero-emission electric cars have been doing the rounds in Durban since the start of COP17. While South Africans will...

Namibian Prime Minister Meets with Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong

Namibian Prime Minister Nahas Angula met with visiting Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong in Windhoek. Liu said that China and Namibia are all-weather friends and...

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

Workshop on the African Cultural Renaissance and launching of African Cultural Renaissance Campaign for Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) member states WHAT: Two-day workshop on...

China’s Vice Foreign Minister Zhai Jun Visits Algeria

On November 16, 2011, Vice Foreign Minister Zhai Jun met with Abdelhamid Siafif, chairman of the Committee of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Immigration of...

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...

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