Ramaphosa visits Fort Jackson SMME
South Africans must look at waste from an economic perspective as the green economy of the waste sector has the potential to create jobs and empower Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises (SMMEs), says President Cyril Ramaphosa. “This is a sector that has the potential to create 69,000 new jobs... 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
President Ramaphosa meets DIRCO
President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) to use its diplomatic presence in the world to attract investment and facilitate greater volumes of trade. President Ramaphosa also underscored the significance of DIRCO “as the face and mirror of our country”. The President said... Read more
Team SA puts its best foot forward
On the first day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Team South Africa reached out to international partners as part of efforts to position the country favourably to the rest of the globe. At the start of the meeting on Tuesday, South Africa held several interactions... Read more
Collusion in business condemned
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned contractors who thrive in business as a result of collusion. “Collusion and anticompetitive behaviour is a form of corruption that undermines the proper management of public resources and undermines social cohesion,” Deputy President Ramaphosa said. He was addressing the South African Forum of... Read more
Agrarian reform key to inclusive economic growth
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says concerted action must be taken to speed up reforms in the agriculture sector so that more marginalised people can be brought into the mainstream economy. “It is productivity growth in agriculture that provides the food supply to meet the demands of urban growth and... Read more