Port of East London celebrates the docking of longest vessel in port history
Last year, East London welcomed the widest and the biggest vessels in this city’s history and in 2019, the record-breaking momentum continued with the successful docking of the longest vessel at the Port of East London today. The Zen Hua 20, is equivalent to two and a half rugby... Read more
ILO report calls for human-centred future of work
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Global Commission has called for a human-centred agenda for a decent future of work. The call is contained in the commission’s report released on Tuesday. The release of the report serves as a precursor for the annual meetings of the World Economic Forum (WEF),... Read more
SA positions itself to attract investment
President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has prioritised several key reforms aimed at attracting investment into minerals and petroleum exploration, tourism and agriculture. The President said this during a question and answer session in the National Assembly on Tuesday. ANC MP Bhekizizwe Radebe had asked the President what government would... Read more
SA investment climate is improving
Foreign investment, if targeted and nurtured, can drive economic growth and in turn contribute to much-needed job creation and economic inclusion for all, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. The Minister was addressing the South African Investment Seminar on the margins of the first China International Import Expo... Read more
NMB Stadium on path to sustainability since MBDA took over
In less than 2 years the NMB Stadium is on a path to sustainability under the care of the MBDA The Mandela Bay Development Agency (MBDA) was formed in 2004 with its initial objective being the urban regeneration of the Central Business District (CBD) of Port Elizabeth. The Agency... Read more
Investment Conference bags R290 billion for SA
The inaugural South Africa Investment Conference has secured nearly R290 billion worth of investment announcements for the country. “This R290 billion is what we have now in our hands and these are in addition to the R400 billion which were received during the investment drive by the special envoys... Read more
Ford appoints new Ford Corporate Communications Manager for SA and SSA
Ford Motor Company  announced that Duduzile Nxele has been appointed as the Corporate Communications Manager for South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, effective 1 October 2018. Although she is new to the full-time position in the South African Ford Communications team, Nxele has played a central role in coordinating the... Read more
SA provides fertile ground for investment
President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured potential investors that South Africa is working hard to provide a conducive environment for investors. “Government is working with urgency to guide the economy towards a more sustainable growth trajectory and to restore South Africa to investment grade status at all credit rating agencies,”... Read more
SA companies hopeful of trade opportunities in Peru
Finding investors and exploring trade opportunities are the prime objectives of South African businesses who are participating in the Department of Trade and Industry’s (dti) Outward Selling Mission to Peru. The mission kicks off today in Lima. “Our objective is to find businesspeople who can invest in our company,... Read more
Prime Minister announces ambition for UK to be largest G7 investor in Africa by 2022
The ambition was announced alongside a range of measures to boost trade between the UK and Africa and encourage UK investment in the region, including the creation of a new Africa Investors Board The government has set a new ambition for the UK to be the largest G7 investor... Read more

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