RPM Acquires Leading South African Spray Paint Manufacturer [press release]

March 16, 2015

RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM) today announced that its Rust-Oleum Group has acquired Spraymate Group, the producer of South Africa’s leading aerosol paint brand. Based outside of Johannesburg, South Africa, Spraymate has annual net sales of approximately $5 million. Terms of the…

MoH develops Ebola preparedness response (Botswana Daily News)

March 16, 2015

The Minister of Labour of Home Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu, says following the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the Ministry of Health reactivated its national multi-sectoral epidemic preparedness response committee and developed a comprehensive Ebola epidemic preparedness and response plan. Answering a…

'State Bodies Must Drive Value Addition'

March 16, 2015

GOVERNMENT and State institutions should take the lead role in the accelerated industrialisation and transition of SADC economies from exporting primary products to value added goods and knowledge-based economies, the United Nations Economic Commission for Southern Africa has said. UNECA said State…