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South Africa, Africa trade

SA remains committed to trade on the continent

South Africa remains committed to intra-African investment, says Trade and Invest Africa (TIA) head, Lerato Mataboge. Speaking at a networking session on Monday, Mataboge assured delegates of South Africa’s support and commitment to the realisation of high level intra-African trade…

Isuzu Motors investment a boost for SA

The South African economy has received a major boost with the Isuzu Motors purchase of the Struandale plant in Port Elizabeth. In a statement on Sunday, the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) said the launch of the plant will…

Government to introduce the first national minimum wage in May

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the introduction of a national minimum wage is an example of what is possible when South Africans engage in meaningful dialogue to resolve differences. The national minimum wage will be introduced on 1 May 2018. The…

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Bold steps to grow economy, create jobs

In his maiden speech to the nation since his election on Thursday, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a list of swift moves aimed at getting the South African economy growing again, vowing to work with social partners to achieve these…

Cyril Ramaphosa, SONA

A new dawn is upon us: Pres Ramaphosa

Let us put all the negativity that has dogged our country behind us “because a new dawn is upon us”  –  was the strong message that newly elected South African President Cyril Ramaphosa shared with the nation on Friday night….

A new era for SA

South Africa’s newly elected President, Cyril Ramaphosa, will deliver his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament tonight, amid high expectations and enthusiasm. Ramaphosa was elected and officially sworn-in as the fifth President of the democratic SA on…

Cyril Ramaphosa, President, South Africa

Acting President Ramaphosa named as President-elect

Acting President Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected as the new President-elect of South Africa. Presiding over the election, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng announced him as the President-elect after his nomination was unanimous. “There are no further nominations. Only one candidate…

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President Jacob Zuma resigns

President Jacob Zuma has tendered his resignation as the head of State in the Republic of South Africa after nine years in office. The President addressed the nation in a live broadcast on Wednesday night that had generated keen domestic…

MPs to meet about swearing in new President, holding SONA on Friday

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says the Joint Programming Committee, which held an urgent meeting on Wednesday afternoon, has agreed to hold a debate on the Motion of No Confidence on President Jacob Zuma on Thursday. Briefing journalists after the…

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Google looks to Masito to drive SSA

Google has announced the appointment of Mzamo Masito as its CMO for the sub-Saharan Africa region. Masito is a former Vodacom employee who holds an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) as well as a post-graduate diploma…