• SA makes 'intensive investment' in infrastructure

    As South Africa battles with an erratic power supply, recent financial data from Statistics South Africa indicates increased investment by players in the electricity, gas and water supply industry, with capital expenditure rising by almost 92% to R24,3- billion in the third quarter 2014.

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    Building a nation takes time, Zuma tells SA

    Remembering the pain of the past should not stop us from building a better tomorrow, President Jacob Zuma said at the opening of a "reconciliation bridge" in Dundee, KwaZulu Natal, on Tuesday.

  • Sharpeville Remembered

    16 December: a day to learn from the past

    South Africa's public holiday known as the Day of Reconciliation acknowledges the significance of 16 December to both the Afrikaner and liberation struggle traditions. A day once steeped in blood, the public holiday now marks a time for reflection and recognition of the country's rich cultural history.

  • Mining in South Africa

    International agencies affirm South Africa's ratings

    Standard & Poor's and Fitch both kept their ratings of South Africa steady on Friday. They were confident that The Treasury was committed to tight fiscal discipline, but warned that weak economic growth, industrial action and persistent electricity shortages kept their outlook negative.

  • Electricity supply in South Africa

    South Africa has a plan for electricity

    Prompted by concerns about the effect the power outages are having on households and businesses across the country, the government has drawn up a five-point plan to deal with the electricity crisis. A war room has been set up to oversee the implementation of the plan.

  • Remembering Nelson Mandela: a visual quiz

    As we mark the first anniversary of the death of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela this December, we take time to remember his remarkable life. Find out how much you really know about the 95 years Madiba shared with us.

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