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
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
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
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 companies to invest $500m in SADC region
South African companies have pledged to invest $500 million in countries in the South African Development Community (SADC), President Cyril Ramaphosa announced at the weekend. President Ramaphosa made the announcement at the conclusion of the two-day 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the SADC... Read more
Gauteng strives for 50/50 women in senior management
Gauteng Premier David Makhura has issued a directive that qualified women must be appointed to vacant senior management positions in an effort for the province to meet its 50/50 target. “We don’t want any department in Gauteng to have a senior management team that has less than 50% women,”... Read more
Women of CCBSA get connected to ‘virtual village’
WOMEN of Coca-Cola Beverages SA have joined a growing ‘virtual village’ of their sisters as the company launches a women’s network called ‘Women@CCBSA’, in commemoration of Women’s Month. Through Women@CCBSA, the company seeks to connect women to each other and also have a shared resource of tools, case studies... Read more