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AFRICA ATTRACTIVENESS: CONTINENT’S SHARE OF GLOBAL FDI INCREASES

Africa’s share of global foreign direct investment (FDI) has grown over the past five years highlighting the growing interest from foreign investors, according to Ernst & Young’s third Africa Attractiveness Survey , released yesterday. read more

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Africa Attractiveness Survey: Africa’s Share of Global FDI Increases Over the Last Five Years

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, May 6, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/
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Tariff hike of only 1% increases mining costs to R100 million per year, says industry expert

African Utility Week to give practical solutions to solve power challenges facing big business read more

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BP TO INVEST MORE THAN R5-BILLION IN SOUTH AFRICA

BP today announced plans to invest in excess of R5 billion in South Africa and Mozambique over the next five years in new and on-going infrastructure upgrade projects to improve business efficiency and assist Government’s objectives to enhance energy security and enable the transition to cleaner fuels. read more

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Renewable energy not viable option for ordinary householder

Clean Power Africa to showcase successful renewable projects read more

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Clean Power Africa to Showcase Successful Renewable Projects

Clean Power Africa will give an exclusive look at hydro, wind and solar projects and opportunities across the African continent in Cape Town in May.

 

Cape Town, South Africa, March 10, 2013 –(PR.com)– There is undoubtedly awareness among South Africans that renewable energy is the way to go. But how feasible is it for the ordinary householder to switch to new, greener technology?

“In a country such as South Africa where solar energy is abundant, the sustainability of its usage through solar geysers and solar panels is unquestioned,” says Dr Roula Inglesi-Lotz, senior lecturer at the Department of Economics of the University of Pretoria and headline speaker at the upcoming Clean Power Africa conference and exhibition from 14-15 May in Cape Town. read more

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South African entrepreneurs have high hopes for growth of SMEs in 2013

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

 

Expert group says 2013 has some positives for local business as owner optimism. read more

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South African economy needs to be boosted

 

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey has just released a report which does not look good for economic development and hence, job creation for South Africa. read more

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BRIC countries can learn from South African good governance

 

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

A new survey reveals that the South African system of governance is among the best in the world. read more

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