Financial institutions warned to guard against cyber attacks
Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Francois Groepe has urged financial institutions to be aware of cyber threats as they embrace technological advancements. Speaking at the Innovation and Cybersecurity Conference at the Sandon Convention Centre on Tuesday, the Deputy Governor said the world is changing at an exponential rate. “This era... Read more
Volkswagen appoints new Head of Group Communications
      Andile Dlamini appointed as new Head of Group Communications at VWSA       Matt Gennrich hands over the reins to Andile Dlamini As from 1 September 2018, Andile Dlamini will assume responsibility for Volkswagen Communications as Head of Group Communications. Andile has 15 years’ experience in Public Relations and Communications in... Read more
Dti lends support to companies in 4th industrial revolution
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will over the next few years focus on supporting companies that are actively participating in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Speaking at the 20th anniversary celebration of the Workplace Challenge programme hosted by the dti and Productivity South Africa in eMalahleni, Mpumalanga, Deputy... Read more
Ramaphosa, May identify key investment areas
President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa and the United Kingdom have identified key sectors for investment aimed at boosting economic growth and development. The President on Tuesday hosted UK Prime Minister Theresa May at Tuynhuys in Cape Town. May is in the country on a working visit. Accompanied by... Read more
SA, UK to cement economic relations
President Cyril Ramaphosa is on Tuesday expected to host the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Theresa May, who will be in the country for a working visit. “The working visit by Prime Minister May seeks to further cement economic relations built up over several decades,” the Presidency said in a... Read more
Quality healthcare must be for all
South Africa must move beyond the era of exclusively preserving quality healthcare for those with deep pockets, says President Cyril Ramaphosa. Addressing the Stakeholder Consultative Meeting on the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme on Friday in Tshwane, the President said the scheme is meant to ensure all South Africans... Read more
R5m boost for a Mpumalanga tourism company
A R5 million boost to the Graskop Gorge Lift Company in Mpumalanga by the Tourism Transformation Fund will jumpstart more development in the popular Panorama Route. “We are proud to announce that this project will receive R5 million funding for its next development phase through the Tourism Transformation Fund... Read more
Agriculture bodies support efforts on land reform
Organised agriculture will soon sign a declaration of intent on land reform that will help government to transform the sector, AgriSA said on Thursday. “We are extending a hand of friendship……here to government, in saying we want to partner with you. We want to collaborate and take this country... Read more
Government addressing economic constraints
Government says it will continue to implement reforms to increase the growth potential of the economy and improve the credibility of South Africa’s policy decisions. In addition to this, government will maintain South Africa’s strengths, such as an independent Central Bank, an inflation-targeting regime with inflation consistently within the... Read more
Climate change is everyone’s business
Environmental Affairs Minister, Dr Edna Molewa, has invited South Africans from all walks of life to join global efforts to combat climate change. Molewa made the call at the opening of the South African National Talanoa Dialogue in Midrand on Thursday. The Talanoa Dialogue is a process designed to... Read more