As South Africans and the world pay tribute to former president Nelson Mandela, his contribution to education is set to continue to benefit many young minds long after he has departed – nowhere more so than in his home village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape.
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has awarded German company Siemens a R2.7-billion contract to implement world-class signalling systems on the Johannesburg and Pretoria rail networks as the country prepares to replace its ageing passenger fleet with modern commuter trains.
South Africa is introducing a tax incentive for companies that make measurable
savings in their energy consumption, the government announced on Wednesday.
The newly launched Private Sector Energy Efficiency Project will help businesses to
take advantage of the incentive.
South Africa’s linefish stocks are starting to show a recovery, says the World Wildlife Fund for Nature SA, thanks in part to the “difficult and unpopular” decisions made by the government in 2000 to reduce linefish permits and ban driving on the country’s beaches.
South African cyclist Ashleigh Moolman Pasio was crowned African Continental Champion in the elite women’s road race at Sharm El Sheik in Egypt on Wednesday, while Monique Gerber claimed the junior women’s title.
Sandile Zungu is a passionate South African. He speaks about forging a path in the corporate world, and carving a niche for himself as a business leader. He also urges others to boldly strike out for their own success, but never forget the values of compassion, empathy and ubuntu.
Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane outlined South Africa’s competitive advantages for Emirati businesspeople and investors at a roundtable hosted by Brand South Africa at the JW Marriot Marquis Hotel in Dubai on Wednesday.