Audi South Africa employee is driving progress in her career
·   First Audi South Africa employee selected for annual exchange programme between Volkswagen Group South Africa and Volkswagen Group in Germany ·  Keamogetswe Pitsi is the selected employee who will participate in the 2018 Wanderjahre Exchange Programme The Wanderjahre Programme is an annual exchange initiative between Volkswagen Group South... Read more
Strong growth predicted for the  second-hand car market
Recent trends have shown that pre-owned car sales are far outweighing new car sales. In TransUnion’s latest quarterly report, the Vehicle Price Index (VPI), which analyses monthly data it receives from dealers, vehicle financiers and banks throughout the country, it states that vehicle financiers are financing 2.22 used vehicles... Read more
Volkswagen Group South Africa announces senior appointments
Mark Handley to Head up Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Ryan Searle appointed as Volkswagen’s National Sales Manager Volkswagen Group South Africa has announced two senior appointments in two of its Brands. Mark Handley has been appointed as Head of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, which is one of the three brands currently operating... Read more
SA heads to VivaTech
South Africa is set to participate in the Viva Technology Conference and Exhibition (VivaTech) which is dedicated to innovation and digital transformation focused on start-ups. Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies will lead a South African business delegation exhibition that will take place in Paris, France, from Thursday until... Read more
Local companies urged to show-off their best in China
South Africa’s Trade and Industry representative Thulani Mpetsheni has urged local companies to put their best foot forward at the SIAL China International Trade Fair for Food that gets underway today. This as a group of 23 local companies led by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) are... Read more
Unemployment rate unchanged in first quarter
South Africa’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 26.7% in the first quarter of 2018, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Tuesday. Releasing the findings of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) at a media briefing in Tshwane, Stats SA said following a decline in the number of unemployed... Read more
Use water sparingly
The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has released its weekly report on dam levels which has shown a decrease in the national water storage from 80.9% last week to 80.2% this week. This decrease demonstrates that the winter season is fast approaching and normal rainfalls will also subside.... Read more
DST uses research to advance transformation
Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says her department will target programmes that will address transformation through research and development. The Minister said this when she briefed the media ahead of tabling the department’s budget vote speech at the Old Assembly Chamber in Parliament on Wednesday. “The programmes targeted... Read more
Noupoort Wind Farm supports local milliner business
The art of millinery is experiencing a revival, from traditional headgear to the most flamboyant handmade artisanal hats, this age old craft is thriving.   One such workshop is owned by Ntombi Mosoane in the small town of Noupoort, where she has realised her dream of designing beautiful hats. In... Read more
Aspen opens R1 billion high containment facility
JSE Limited-listed Aspen Pharmacare (APN), South Africa’s largest pharmaceutical company, officially opened its R1 billion Port Elizabeth-based high containment facility earlier today. Stephen Saad, Aspen Group Chief Executive said, “Aspen continues its evolution into a global specialty manufacturer of niche products requiring complex technologies. The high potency manufacturing facility... Read more