BRICS Ministers to meet ahead of summit
International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu will next month host the second formal meeting of the BRICS Foreign Affairs Ministers. The meeting will be held on 4 June in Pretoria in preparation for the 10th BRICS Summit taking place in July. “It is expected that the ministers will... Read more
SA issues new bonds in international markets
 South Africa has issued two new bonds in the international capital market, National Treasury said on Wednesday. “On 15 May 2018, the Republic of South Africa successfully placed US$2 billion in notes maturing in 2030 (12-year) and 2048 (30-year) in the international capital markets through an intra-day execution,” said... Read more
SA set to solidify relations with Africa
The African continent will remain central to South Africa’s foreign policy imperatives, says International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu. “Guided by the principles and vision of the National Development Plan (NDP) and South Africa’s national interest, we are driven by a vision to create and achieve a continent... Read more
Trade and Industry to launch 10th iteration of IPAP
 Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies will this afternoon launch the tenth iteration of the Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) which places emphasis on stronger interventions to support transformation in the South African economy. The IPAP 2018/20 – 2020/21 is the tenth iteration of a rolling annual action plan... Read more
SA companies participate in Algeria trade fair
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is leading a group of companies that will participate at the Algiers International Trade Fair that gets underway today in Algiers, in Algeria. “The Algiers International Trade Fair is one of the most strategic platforms for foreign companies to reach Algerian buyers... Read more
SA companies participate in Algeria trade fair
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is leading a group of companies that will participate at the Algiers International Trade Fair that gets underway today in Algiers, in Algeria. “The Algiers International Trade Fair is one of the most strategic platforms for foreign companies to reach Algerian buyers... Read more
SA, Japan to fast-track economic growth
The Japan-Africa Public-Private Economic Forum is expected to accelerate the promotion of private sector led economic growth by encouraging networking among African and Japanese companies. President Cyril Ramaphosa will this evening deliver the keynote address at the forum, currently underway in Sandton, Johannesburg. The forum, hosted by South Africa,... Read more
Cabinet welcomes appointment of special envoys
Cabinet has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s appointment of four special envoys on investment to engage both domestic and foreign investors around economic opportunities in South Africa. Addressing a post Cabinet media briefing in Cape Town, Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane explained that these envoys are mandated to attract investment in... Read more
New regulations for network providers
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) on Thursday announced four new End-User and Subscriber Service Charter Regulations at a media briefing. “The End-User and Subscriber Service Charter Regulations seek to protect the rights of consumers by, among others, ensuring that they are provided with sufficient information that... Read more
Coega places its footprint across Africa
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is an African public sector organization which has an African footprint as well as extensive experience in providing African solutions to African problems and challenges. The organization seeks to intensify its business outreach efforts by going beyond the borders of South Africa. It has... Read more