Category Archives: Business

NEW SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES TO BE SET UP IN TWO SOUTH AFRICAN PROVINCES

CAPE TOWN, -- The South African Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has announced that it is developing Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in two provinces-- North West and Mpumalanga.Briefing the National Council

CHINESE NATIONAL JAILED FOUR YEARS BY SOUTH AFRICAN COURT FOR RHINO ...

PRETORIA, South African Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has welcomed the four-year jail sentence handed out to a 24-year-old Chinese national who was found guilty on charges of rhino horn smuggling by

SOUTH AFRICA DRAWING UP PLANS TO ATTAIN CAPACITY FOR DESALINATION OF ...

CAPE TOWN, Oct 18 (NNN-SA NEWS) -- Plans are being drawn up to ensure that South Africa gains the capacity to desalinate its own seawater.Speaking at the 38th Expert Group meeting of

SA telescopes observe gravitational waves from collision of two stars

South African scientists have announced that two local telescopes have for the first time detected gravitational waves that are a result of a merging of two neutron stars.

The two telescopes are the

SOUTH AFRICA: PRES ZUMA FACES 783 CORRUPTION CHARGES AFTER SUPREME ...

PRETORIA, Oct 16 (NNN-AGENCIES) -- South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal has upheld a High Court ruling to reinstate nearly 800 corruption charges filed against Jacob Zuma before he became president.

Zuma, who

SOUTH AFRICA: SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS BAILOUT IS CONDITIONAL

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 15 (NNN-SA NEWS)--The R5.2bn in bailouts transferred to SAA so far this year comes with conditions, despite perceptions that the funds were handed to the bankrupt airline with no strings

SOUTH AFRICAN PRES ZUMA ARRIVES IN ZAMBIA FOR 2-DAY STATE VISIT

LUSAKA, Oct 13 (NNN-SANEWS) -- South African President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Lusaka, Zambia, for a state visit that is aimed at deepening and strengthening political, economic and cultural relations.The state

UN and partners launch plan to stop transmission of bovine ...

Stressing the damaging impact on poor rural communities in Africa and South-East Asia of animal tuberculosis' (bovine TB) transmission to humans, United Nations health experts launched the first-ever roadmap to combat

Kruger visitors warned to guard against Malaria

The Kruger National Park management has called on visitors coming to the Park to take the necessary precautionary measures against the Malaria disease.This is due to reported cases of Malaria in Mpumalanga

Uganda National Day

On behalf of the people of the United States, our best wishes to all Ugandans as you celebrate the 55th anniversary of your independence.The United States values its relationship with Uganda, a

DEPRESSSION AT WORK COSTING SOUTH AFRICA 5.7 PCT OF GDP

JOHANNESBURG, Depression costs South Africa more than 232 billion Rand (about 16.87 billion US dollars), or 5.7 per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP) because of lost productivity, either resulting from

Big Tech Has Big Plans to Help Reconnect Puerto Rico

Facebook and Google once aimed to connect the world. Now they would be happy just to reconnect part of it.In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pledged to send

SOUTH AFRICA AIRLINES OFFERS IMPROVED WAGE, AVOIDS INDUSTRIAL ACTION ...

PRETORIA, South African Airways (SAA) has tabled an improved wage offer to its labour unions.SAA would like to give an update that it has made considerable progress with the current wage negotiations

TRANSFORMATION OF MINING SECTOR WILL NOT HARM SOUTH AFRICA – ...

PRETORIA, The South African government will continue to work diligently to ensure that as it transforms the mining sector, it does not do so at the expense of the long-term sustainability of