SA, Zambia meet to strengthen relations
International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is in Lusaka, Zambia, for the second session of the Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC). Minister Nkoana-Mashabane is co-chairing the session with her Zambian counterpart, Harry Kalaba, ahead of President Jacob Zuma’s two-day State visit. The JCC is a structured bilateral mechanism,... Read more
SA cements relations with Tunisia
South Africa has reaffirmed its commitment to building strong ties with Tunisia at a business forum hosted in Tunis on Monday. SA Ambassador to Tunisia, Harold Hoyana, South Africa has made a concerted effort to promote trade and stimulate investment between the two countries. The Department of Trade and... Read more
SADC looks to diversification to grow regional economy
Partnering with the private sector will unlock avenues that southern African governments alone cannot attain, says President Jacob Zuma. “The diversification of our economies and industrialisation will ultimately put the region on its rightful path as a global economic player,” said President Jacob Zuma, who is also the chair... Read more
SA, Algeria strengthen foundation for trade links
South Africa and Algeria are working towards building lasting economic partnerships. Addressing a business forum that was held in Algiers in the North African country, South Africa’s Ambassador to Algeria, Dennis Dlomo, said the two countries are working methodically to translate political partnerships into tangible actions in various areas... Read more
SA, Turkey commit to grow trade, investment
South Africa and Turkey have committed to strengthening trade and economic relations to increase two-way bilateral trade and investment. The commitment was made on the last day of the third session of South Africa-Turkey Joint Economic Commission (JSE) that was addressed by Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies... Read more
SA, Zimbabwe sign more agreements
South Africa and Zimbabwe on Tuesday signed several agreements, which they say will further improve relations between them. The agreements are in the areas of energy, environment, information communications technologies and sports and recreation. They were signed during the second session of the Bi-National Commission, co-chaired by President Jacob... Read more
Beitbridge border in for a major overhaul
South Africa and Zimbabwe have established a joint committee to work on improving operations at the Beitbridge border post. Beitbridge is the busiest road border on the continent, with much of the goods and services between Zimbabwe and South Africa passing through this strategic point. During the peak of the... Read more
Get your slice of the $45bn World Bank pie
The World Bank has urged South African companies to stake a claim to the $45 billion that the group has set aside for projects on the African continent. Speaking at a seminar on doing business with the World Bank on Friday, Executive Director of the World Bank Group representing... Read more
Dti shows Africa how to do business with World Bank
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will on Friday host a seminar on doing business with the World Bank on the African continent. The seminar will be hosted through the dti’s Trade Invest Africa (TIA) division at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel in Sandton. Acting CEO of TIA... Read more
Russia makes room for black SA winemakers
Black-owned wine companies will get a foot into the Russian market when a group of importers visit South Africa next week. The four-day Russian Inward Buying Mission will start on Monday at the Invest South Africa Western Cape One Stop Shop. The delegation will also visit some of the... Read more