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AllAfrica.com
SONA 2016 - Optimists See Growth Spurt, Pessimists See JunkPresident Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address on Thursday was seen as an i
SONA 2016 - Optimists See Growth Spurt, Pessimists See Junk
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address on Thursday was seen as an important moment for him to change some key policies and strategies to reverse the plummeting growth rate and economic collapse. While cabinet ministers said Zuma achieved... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ministers Upbeat After Zuma's Focus on EconomyDeputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas, who had three different line managers in
Ministers Upbeat After Zuma's Focus on Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas, who had three different line managers in four days during that infamous week in December, said President Jacob Zuma delivered a "good speech" that focused on ways to grow the economy. He told Fin24 after Zuma's... Read more
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iol.co.za
Investors will welcome Zuma’s speech - Davies#SONA2016 / Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address (SON
Investors will welcome Zuma’s speech - Davies
iol.co.za / Posted 15 hours ago
#SONA2016 / Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) would be welcomed by investors, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Thursday night. Additionally, Davies predicted that the SONA would impact positively on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Rob Davies Launches Isondo Precious Minerals Feasibility Study ProjectThe Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies launched the R15 million Ison
Minister Rob Davies Launches Isondo Precious Minerals Feasibility Study Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies launched the R15 million Isondo Precious Minerals (IPM) feasibility study project in Cape Town today. The project will identify particular components that can be manufactured and assembled locally for... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
ANC brass fail to show up for Cape residentsAfrican Union chairman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and mi
ANC brass fail to show up for Cape residents
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
African Union chairman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and ministers Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, Tina Joemat-Peterson, Fikile Mbalula and Derek Hanekom all failed to pitch, leaving branch leaders to interact with the community. Others... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dti Steel Tariff Agreement Under Threat While Davies Drags His FeetThe Democratic Alliance (DA) has learnt that ArcelorMittal may be in breach of
Dti Steel Tariff Agreement Under Threat While Davies Drags His Feet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has learnt that ArcelorMittal may be in breach of an agreement between the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and local steel producers not to increase domestic prices in return for a 10% tariff on imported... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Sets Up Task Team to Tackle Jobs, GrowthCape Town — President Jacob Zuma says a joint task team of government and busin
President Sets Up Task Team to Tackle Jobs, Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Cape Town — President Jacob Zuma says a joint task team of government and business executives will be established to focus solely on economic growth and job creation. The President announced this shortly after meeting with CEOs of top companies in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
R15 Million Fuel Cell Feasibility Study LaunchedPretoria — Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has launched a R15 million fe
R15 Million Fuel Cell Feasibility Study Launched
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Pretoria — Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has launched a R15 million feasibility study that will identify particular components that can be manufactured for fuel cell units. The Isondo Precious Minerals (IPM) study was launched by the... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA eyes fuel cell plant to spur platinum demandCape Town - South Africa plans to set up a fuel cell component plant by 2018, t
SA eyes fuel cell plant to spur platinum demand
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Cape Town - South Africa plans to set up a fuel cell component plant by 2018, the latest initiative from the world's top platinum producer to increase demand for the metal and support firms hit by plunging prices and labour strife. The price of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Platinum-Based SEZ in North West in the PipelineCape Town — With 70% of platinum being produced in South Africa, government is
New Platinum-Based SEZ in North West in the Pipeline
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Cape Town — With 70% of platinum being produced in South Africa, government is working towards opening a new industry-based Special Economic Zone in the North West, to look into beatification. This is according to Trade and Industry Minister Rob... Read more
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iol.co.za
Magara calls for firmer emissions legislationJohannesburg - Ben Magara, the chief executive of Lonmin, the world’s third lar
Magara calls for firmer emissions legislation
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Johannesburg - Ben Magara, the chief executive of Lonmin, the world’s third largest platinum producer, yesterday called on the government to improve emissions legislations to help create an appetite for platinum-based special economic zones which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Small Businesses Show Off Wares At Mining IndabaPretoria — The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will support 15 small, me
Small Businesses Show Off Wares At Mining Indaba
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Pretoria — The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will support 15 small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) in the mining sector to showcase their products and services at the Investing in African Mining Indaba. The dti said a national... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trade and Industry Supports Fifteen Businesses to Show Case Products At the Mining IndabaThe Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will support fifteen Small Mediu
Trade and Industry Supports Fifteen Businesses to Show Case Products At the Mining Indaba
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will support fifteen Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) operating in the mining sector to showcase their products and services in a National Pavilion that has been set up in partnership with the... Read more
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Gazette
Wotton reach quarter-finals of Men's England Trophy after battling victoryMen's England Hockey Trophy Wotton 4 Tulse Hill & Dulwich 1 WOTTON-under-Edge
Wotton reach quarter-finals of Men's England Trophy after battling victory
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Men's England Hockey Trophy Wotton 4 Tulse Hill & Dulwich 1 WOTTON-under-Edge are a step nearer a dream trip to the Olympic Park in London after reaching the Men's England Hockey Trophy quarter-finals on Sunday. After a battling win against West... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
US warming to more SA exportsAfter intense discord over South Africa’s participation in the Africa Growth an
US warming to more SA exports
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
After intense discord over South Africa’s participation in the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa)‚ the trade relationship between the country and the US is on the mend‚ with talks now under way to provide greater access for South Africa’s... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
US warming to more SA exportsAfter intense discord over South Africa’s participation in the Africa Growth an
US warming to more SA exports
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
After intense discord over South Africa’s participation in the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa)‚ the trade relationship between the country and the US is on the mend‚ with talks now under way to provide greater access for South Africa’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trade and Industry On Black Industrialists SchemeThe Black Industrialists Scheme, which was launched by the Minister of Trade an
Trade and Industry On Black Industrialists Scheme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Black Industrialists Scheme, which was launched by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, and Deputy Minister, Mr Mzwandile Masina, in Pretoria provides key measures aimed at supporting majority black-owned manufacturing companies.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trade and Industry On Crisis in Domestic Steel SectorGovernment is working closely with all the stakeholders in the steel sector to
Trade and Industry On Crisis in Domestic Steel Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Government is working closely with all the stakeholders in the steel sector to secure agreement on a comprehensive package of measures to support South Africa's primary steel production capabilities. The steel crisis results from the fact that there... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scheme Aims to Support Black IndustrialistsPretoria — Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has reiterated that the Black
Scheme Aims to Support Black Industrialists
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Pretoria — Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has reiterated that the Black Industrialists Scheme provides measures aimed at supporting majority black-owned manufacturing companies. Provisions of the scheme include access to finance, markets,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pact to Support Steel SectorPretoria — Government is working closely with stakeholders in the steel sector
Pact to Support Steel Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Pretoria — Government is working closely with stakeholders in the steel sector to secure an agreement to support the country's primary steel production capabilities. The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) said the steel crisis is as a result of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Possible Protection for SA Steel - DtiThe South African government is working closely with all stakeholders in the st
Possible Protection for SA Steel - Dti
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The South African government is working closely with all stakeholders in the steel sector to secure agreement on a comprehensive package of measures to support South Africa's primary steel production capabilities, the Department of Trade and Industry... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trade and Industry On Re-Launch of Black Industrialists ProgrammeThe focus for the newly-launched Black Industrialists Programme is mainly geare
Trade and Industry On Re-Launch of Black Industrialists Programme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The focus for the newly-launched Black Industrialists Programme is mainly geared towards manufacturing, industrialisation and inclusive economic growth. This was the primary message communicated by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies,... Read more
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iafrica.com
Black Industrialists Programme welcomedBlack Business Council (BBC) spokesperson and businessman Sandile Zungu. Busine
Black Industrialists Programme welcomed
iafrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Black Business Council (BBC) spokesperson and businessman Sandile Zungu. Business Day Business has welcomed the Department of Trade and Industry’s Black Industrialists Programme that is aimed at expanding the industrial base and injecting new... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Black Industrialists Programme welcomedBlack Business Council (BBC) spokesperson and businessman Sandile Zungu. Busine
Black Industrialists Programme welcomed
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 8 days ago
Black Business Council (BBC) spokesperson and businessman Sandile Zungu. Business Day Business has welcomed the Department of Trade and Industry’s Black Industrialists Programme that is aimed at expanding the industrial base and injecting new... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Black Industrialists Programme Pushing for InclusivityPretoria — The Black Industrialists Programme is set on generating more black i
Black Industrialists Programme Pushing for Inclusivity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Pretoria — The Black Industrialists Programme is set on generating more black industrialists as well as to create greater inclusivity in the economy, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. Speaking at The New Age breakfast briefing on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Business Welcomes Black Industrialists ProgrammePretoria — Business has welcomed the Department of Trade and Industry's Black I
Business Welcomes Black Industrialists Programme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Pretoria — Business has welcomed the Department of Trade and Industry's Black Industrialists Programme that is aimed at expanding the industrial base and injecting new dynamism with the inclusion and participation of black industrialists. Black... Read more
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iol.co.za
DTI unveils Black Industrialists PolicyJohannesburg - The focus for the newly-launched Black Industrialists Programme
DTI unveils Black Industrialists Policy
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Johannesburg - The focus for the newly-launched Black Industrialists Programme is mainly geared towards manufacturing, industrialisation and inclusive economic growth, the Department of Trade (DTI) and Industry said on Wednesday. This was the... Read more
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Football365
Guardiola? He's average and over-hypedShare this Page Anything to say on any subject? Mail us at theeditor@football3
Guardiola? He's average and over-hyped
Football365 / Posted 9 days ago
Share this Page Anything to say on any subject? Mail us at theeditor@football365.com Pep and his balls As soon as the news was announced that Pep Guardiola would be the next manager of Manchester City there was a soul-sapping inevitability about... Read more
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iol.co.za
Lucky Cement drops court challengeJohannesburg - Pakistan cement producer Lucky Cement has decided against revivi
Lucky Cement drops court challenge
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Johannesburg - Pakistan cement producer Lucky Cement has decided against reviving its South African court challenge to the imposition by the International Trade Administration Commission (Itac) of anti-dumping duties on Portland cement imports from... Read more
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iol.co.za
Economy growing too slowly, ANC warnedJohannesburg - The ANC has received a warning from one of its cabinet ministers
Economy growing too slowly, ANC warned
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
Johannesburg - The ANC has received a warning from one of its cabinet ministers that the country was well off the level of growth needed to achieve its “radical economic transformation”. The party has also been urged to speed up the transition from... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
The Agoa DebacleThe ANC’s dithering over proposed revisions (some would say demands) by the US
The Agoa Debacle
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
The ANC’s dithering over proposed revisions (some would say demands) by the US to the generally favourable Agoa Agreement has put existing jobs and billions of much needed dollar income, at risk. Minister Rob Davies and his team at DTI have had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Team South Africa Wraps Up Programme at WEFPretoria — Team South Africa on Saturday concluded a successful programme at th
Team South Africa Wraps Up Programme at WEF
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Pretoria — Team South Africa on Saturday concluded a successful programme at the 2016 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, says the Presidency. President Jacob Zuma led a high-powered Team South Africa delegation and delivered the message... Read more
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iol.co.za
Minister outlines SA’s energy mix plansDavos - Nuclear power is just one part of a much larger, integrated South Afric
Minister outlines SA’s energy mix plans
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
Davos - Nuclear power is just one part of a much larger, integrated South African strategy focused on a mix of energy sources that seeks to improve local, regional and pan-African stability and economic growth. Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma Concludes Successful Programme At 2016 World Economic ForumTeam South Africa today Saturday 23 January 2016 concluded a successful program
President Jacob Zuma Concludes Successful Programme At 2016 World Economic Forum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Team South Africa today Saturday 23 January 2016 concluded a successful programme at the 2016 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. President Zuma, led a high powered Team South Africa delegation and delivered the message that South Africa is... Read more
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iol.co.za
Investors still keen on SA: PresidencyPretoria – The overwhelming sentiment emanating from the 2016 World Economic Fo
Investors still keen on SA: Presidency
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
Pretoria – The overwhelming sentiment emanating from the 2016 World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, is that investors continue to see South Africa as a preferred investment destination, the presidency said on Saturday. President Jacob... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Team SA celebrates 'positive sentiments' from World Economic Forum in DavosThe high-powered ‘Team South Africa’ led by President Jacob Zuma‚ and which inc
Team SA celebrates 'positive sentiments' from World Economic Forum in Davos
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 days ago
The high-powered ‘Team South Africa’ led by President Jacob Zuma‚ and which included cabinet ministers‚ the governor of the Reserve Bank and captains of industry‚ delivered a message that South Africa is open for business to global investors and... Read more
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TheStreet.com
BRICS members look weak amidst global economic turmoilChina's slowdown has been arguably the biggest part of global economic uncertai
BRICS members look weak amidst global economic turmoil
TheStreet.com / Posted 21 days ago
China's slowdown has been arguably the biggest part of global economic uncertainty. For the past few years, the country has been the world's most significant growth engine. Earlier this month, the government announced that GDP would increase by less... Read more
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iol.co.za
Special platinum zone on trackDavos - Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, speaking to Business Report on
Special platinum zone on track
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
Davos - Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, speaking to Business Report on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, for the first time placed a timeline on the proposed platinum-based special... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Developing countries should set own agenda’Davos – Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies told ANA on Wednesday that devel
‘Developing countries should set own agenda’
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
Davos – Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies told ANA on Wednesday that developing countries must be given the policy space to develop their own agenda. In an interview on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Davies warned against... Read more
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iol.co.za
Davies sees Special Economic Zone for platinumDavos – Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Wednesday that his minis
Davies sees Special Economic Zone for platinum
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
Davos – Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Wednesday that his ministry hoped to declare a platinum beneficiation special economic zone in the course of this year. In an interview with ANA on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Team SA raring to go in DavosJohannesburg - President Jacob Zuma, several ministers and a large business con
Team SA raring to go in Davos
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma, several ministers and a large business contingent have converged on Davos, with Zuma leading the SA delegation to WEF16. The 2016 theme for the World Economic Forum is Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Davos: ‘SA must get on top of this’Davos - The Fourth Industrial Revolution is a fast train coming through town. S
Davos: ‘SA must get on top of this’
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
Davos - The Fourth Industrial Revolution is a fast train coming through town. South Africa can choose to jump on board or not, or - in the words of Nicky Newton-King, chief executive of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange - co-create the future, or let... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
News of Growth Forecast Cut Brings Urgency to Zuma's Efforts to Improve SA's Investment ClimateAs President Jacob Zuma heads to Davos for the annual meeting of the World Econ
News of Growth Forecast Cut Brings Urgency to Zuma's Efforts to Improve SA's Investment Climate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
As President Jacob Zuma heads to Davos for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, on Tuesday he announced a government committee will try to boost investment in the economy. Meanwhile, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has again slashed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
China's Path Into Africa BlockedDuring the China-Africa meeting in South Africa last month, where China pledged
China's Path Into Africa Blocked
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
During the China-Africa meeting in South Africa last month, where China pledged $60 billion for Africa's industrialization, the hype continued about the Asian giant's beneficial role in the continent. But the truth is that China has undermined... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma Appoints Inter-Ministerial Committee On Investment PromotionPresident Jacob Zuma has established an Inter-Ministerial Committee to improve
President Jacob Zuma Appoints Inter-Ministerial Committee On Investment Promotion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
President Jacob Zuma has established an Inter-Ministerial Committee to improve support and assistance to investors wishing to take advantage of the vast investment opportunities in the country. During the State of the Nation Address of 12th February... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IMC to Improve Support to InvestorsPretoria — President Jacob Zuma has established an Inter-Ministerial Committee
IMC to Improve Support to Investors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma has established an Inter-Ministerial Committee to improve support and assistance to investors wishing to invest in South Africa. The Presidency on Tuesday said potential investors complain about the time they have to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma appoints ministerial committee on investmentJohannesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma has established a 16-member i
Zuma appoints ministerial committee on investment
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
Johannesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma has established a 16-member inter-ministerial committee (IMC) to improve support and assistance to investors wishing to take advantage of the opportunities in South Africa, the Presidency said on... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
AGOA: South Africa Playing Chicken?The memory is all too clear in my mind. Our road trip to Boston was drawing to
AGOA: South Africa Playing Chicken?
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
The memory is all too clear in my mind. Our road trip to Boston was drawing to a close and just prior to us reaching our destination, we decided to stop for a bite to eat. A unanimous favourite in the group was Chipotle so we took the nearest... Read more
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iol.co.za
Looking beyond AgoaJohannesburg - “I cannot tell you how ecstatic I am to hear the words 'Beyond A
Looking beyond Agoa
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
Johannesburg - “I cannot tell you how ecstatic I am to hear the words 'Beyond Agoa'. I think I am going to get that printed on a T-shirt,” says US ambassador Patrick Gaspard when asked what the priorities for US-South African relations should be,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA to Expand International Market AccessJohannesburg — The South African government is committed to intensifying effort
SA to Expand International Market Access
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Johannesburg — The South African government is committed to intensifying efforts to expand international market access for its agricultural commodities, Minister of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries Senzeni Zokwana said Thursday. The minister was... Read more
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