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Wednesday, 24 May 2017 13:47

Old Mutual brings the gift of nutrition to South African Schools

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Learners from Zithobeni Secondary School in Pretoria East can now look forward to receiving nutritious meals prepared in their newly installed Green Kitchen, handed over by Old Mutual. This is in support of the Department of Basic Education’s National Schools Nutrition Programme (NSNP). The Green Kitchens project mobilises resources to tackle infrastructure problems at…
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 13:42

South Africa Agro-Processing Companies to Showcase Products in Iran

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The exhibition is organised collaboratively by the Trade Promotion Organisation of Iran and the Iran International Exhibitions Company JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 24, 2017/APO/ --  South African companies in the agro-processing sector are showcasing their products at the 24th annual International Agricultural Trade Fair taking place in Tehran, Iran. All…
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 08:55

Committee Concerned about State of Governance at Eskom

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 24, 2017/APO/ --  The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises held an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday to discuss the issue of the reappointment of Eskom’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Brian Molefe. Acting Chairperson Ms Zukiswa Rantho said last week the Committee agreed unanimously to call a…
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 15:42

Success breeds success

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Thembokuhle Shongwe is one of the South Africans youngest multi –millionaire that follows Jabulani Ngcobo’s foot-steps. Thembokuhle Shongwe becomes the second best performing forex trader in the South African trading currency index; Born in the hills of Kwa-Zulu Natal Empangeni, Thembokuhle is a Financial Analyst graduate from the University Of…
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 15:19

President Zuma to host the 2017 Africa Day Celebration

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Africa Day is celebrated annually on 25 May within the African continent to mark the formation of the Organisation of African Unity on 25 May 1963 and the African Union in 2002 as well as chart the progress made by the continent since then to advance democracy, peace, stability and…
PRETORIA, South Africa, May 18, 2017/APO/ --  Power Africa announced the launch of its Southern African Energy Program this week in Cape Town, South Africa.  This announcement came as representatives from Power Africa, a U.S. government-led initiative, and the U.S. Mission in South Africa participated in African Utility Week and…
Headline inflation is expected to return below 6 percent in the second half of 2017 and in 2018, making it appropriate for policy rates to remain on hold, and for the central bank to stand ready to increase rates if inflation expectations were to rise WASHINGTON D.C., United States of…
The Dialogue ("German Africa Policy Dialogue: Way Forward") was held as part of celebrating #AfricaMonth, given that the month of May is celebrated as Africa Month by the African Union BERLIN, Germany, May 19, 2017/APO/ --  The Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa in Germany, H.E. Mr Phumelele Stone…
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 19, 2017/APO/ --  Today, the Department of Trade & Industry (dti), Woolworths and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) officially opened the doors of K9 Pet Foods’ new 3 600 m² factory premises in the Western Cape.  This opening is testament to the entrepreneurial spirit of a…
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 22, 2017/APO/ --  A group of 34 Special Economic Zones (SEZ) practitioners and supporting sector specialists from the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), provincial departments and agencies responsible for the implementation of the SEZ Programme depart for Tianjin, China tomorrow to attend the fourth…
On 23rd May 2017 the inaugural TULA graduation ceremony for young leaders in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)/ Contact Centre sector will take place in Cape Town. The ceremony will be attended by Cape Town Executive Mayor Patricia de Lille who will also award the graduation certificates to the students. 59…
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 18, 2017/APO/ --  The Standing Committee on Appropriations was briefed by the Financial Fiscal Commission (FFC) on Tuesday on the 2017 Appropriation Bill. Committee Chairperson Ms Yvonne Phosa said in her opening remarks: “The 2017 Appropriation Bill essentially entails a reprioritisation of our limited resources…
PayApp has launched DigiBanQ, the first digital-only, digital currency bank, built on cutting edge mobile-first web technology, integrating seamlessly into the customer's digital lives, both customers and merchants can register online or on a mobile device in 90 seconds flat without downloading anything. PayApp DigibanQ offers everyday banking options via…
By Berné Burger, Webber Wentzel & Lisa Swaine, Webber Wentzel Incidents involving drones can be minor, slightly humorous, or have extremely dire consequences. From a kiss-cam drone cutting off a piece of a person's nose or a drone spying through the president's bedroom window, to extreme cases such as an…
Thursday, 18 May 2017 09:45

Jury for the 2017 APEX awards announced

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For over two decades, the APEX awards have honoured highly effective communications campaigns in South Africa. As with previous years, the 2017 edition of the awards sees a heavyweight adjudication panel made up of captains of industry from various disciplines including strategy, digital, creative, research, media and marketing as well…

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