Business

Talks on investing in new technologies to save lives

Gauteng MEC for Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure, Jacob Mamabolo, has emphasized the importance of government investing in new technologies and innovative solutions that will save lives on the roads and place the province on a positive growth trajectory. “As the core of the national road network leading to neighbouring countries, international airports and harbours, […]

Business

Investment attraction efforts paying off for SA

South Africa’s efforts to attract investment while also strengthening trade on the continent, are paying off. On Thursday, Cabinet welcomed Toyota South Africa’s (TSAM) investment in Kenya. “Cabinet welcomes the investment by TSAM in Kenya that will see the country reassemble Toyota Hilux kits produced at the company’s manufacturing plant in Durban. This is in […]

Economic Report

Cabinet approves promulgation of SA’s energy plan

Cabinet has approved the promulgation of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP2019) which provides a blueprint for South Africa’s envisaged energy mix. In a statement following its fortnightly meeting in Thursday, Cabinet said the IRP2019 proposes nine interventions that respond to the country’s energy needs for the next decade. In August 2018, Cabinet approved the release […]

Politics

Malawian gov’t repatriates displaced nationals from South Africa

LILONGWE — The Malawian government announced Wednesday that it had hired two buses to repatriate nationals who were displaced following xenophobic attacks on foreigners in South Africa. The buses left Johannesburg on Tuesday evening and the repatriated Malawians would be back home on Thursday, Secretary for the Department of Disaster Management Affairs Wilson Moleni said […]

Politics

President Ramaphosa to attend SADC Summit

(Pretoria) – President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to attend the 39th Summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Heads of State and Government in Tanzania next week. “The SADC Summit is also expected to deliberate on wide-ranging issues, including implementation of the region’s operational plans and priority programmes such as industrialisation, trade, infrastructure development, […]