Schaefer leaves; Dr Robert Cisek is new VWSA CEO
Thomas Schaefer is leaving Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) to join SKODA Auto as the new Global CEO effective 3 August 2020. Schaefer has been the Chairman and Managing Director of VWSA since February 2015. In 2017, his role was expanded to include the responsibility for Sub Saharan Africa... Read more
Isuzu hosts DEDEAT delegation
Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSAf) today (Friday) hosted a delegation from the Eastern Cape Department for Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT). Led by the MEC of the DEDEAT, Mlungisi Mvoko, the delegation’s main purpose of the visit was to understand the challenges which the automotive industry faces... Read more
Business cannot continue to operate: Survey
Stats SA today released the results of a rapid response survey conducted with businesses during the lockdown. Businesses were asked how the current crisis affected their operations in the two-week period from 30 March to 13 April 2020. More than 700 businesses in the formal sector responded to the... Read more
Adelaide youth powers on with new sports facility
Enel Green Power (EGP) and B-BBEE partner, Pele Green Energy through its subsidiary Nojoli Wind Farm have handed over a new sports facility at Sipho Camagu Senior Secondary School in Lingelethu, Adelaide. Through this partnership which aims to demonstrate its commitment to sustainability and working alongside the communities where... Read more
Ford gives 67,000 women to  dignity
Ford South Africa is reaching out to young women for Mandela Day this year by supporting a project that will be providing 67 000 learners with locally-made, eco-friendly reusable feminine hygiene products. Ford donated R1-million to the Afribiz Foundation in support of the non-profit organisation’s outstanding, ongoing efforts to supply... Read more
JBay gets ready for this year’s Corona Open
With just over three weeks to go before the start of the 2019 Corona JBay Open, the town of Jeffreys Bay is getting ready for the biggest surfing event in South Africa. The Corona JBay Open is the anchor event of the JBay Winterfest, and is a huge attraction... Read more
VW surf open kicks off
With record entries of women surfers from Africa and abroad, this weekend’s Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing promises enticing action and outstanding prizes on and off the surfline. The 2019 Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing presented by Hurley which kicks of this week has attracted a stellar field, with... Read more
Mvoko to lead EC’s economic development portfolio
Mlungisi Mvoko, previously with human settlements and was the acting education MEC has been appointed as the MEC for Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism. Mvoko was appointed as a member of the Eastern Cape legislature in 2018, following his election as African National Congress deputy provincial chairman. Read more
Technology  boost for Eastern Cape schools
An innovative initiative by the government to supply modern technology equipment to disadvantaged schools in rural areas is set to change the lives of learners at these schools. Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams and her deputy Pinky Kekana on Friday launched the two Cyber Labs at the Nolitha Special School... Read more
MBSA gives EC government update on billion rand investment
Eastern Cape Member of the Executive Council for Finance, Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Lubabalo Mabuyane paid a special visit to the Mercedes-Benz Plant in East London. The purpose of MEC Mabuyane’s visit to the plant was to discuss the progress made to the expansion programme of the... Read more

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