Orange extends South Africa footprint
French telecommunications operator Orange and South Africa's Nashua Mobile have
signed an agreement to expand the firm's South African footprint by opening several
local retail outlets, with support for inbound and outbound travellers.
SA to test fuel cell 'home generator'
The South African government is to provide investment funding to support field trials of a prototype methanol-fuelled "home generator" with the potential to provide economical electric power to remote rural African households.
Jobs, construction boom at Coega
Building projects at the Coega Industrial Development Zone outside Port Elizabeth have injected over R1.2-billion into South Africa's Eastern Cape construction industry over the past two quarters, creating over 2 500 jobs, says the state-owned Coega Development Corporation.
SA cities to get own domain names
In the near future, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban may have their own top
level domain names on the internet, which could spark innovative ways of promoting
business and tourism in South Africa's main centres. The suffixes dotJoburg,
dotCapetown and dotDurban will be launched later this year.
Repay SA, US tells lobster poachers
The government has welcomed a New York court's decision that South Africa be paid US$22.5-million (about R225.4-million) by three men convicted of importing illegally harvested rock lobster into the US.
SA President's XV lifts IRB Tbilisi Cup
South Africa's rugby depth was on display at the inaugural IRB Tbilisi Cup in Georgia, where the SA President's XV, made up of players from the first division of the Absa Currie Cup, walked away with the honours.