Obama to visit South Africa
Barack Obama will make his first trip to South Africa as US president in June, as part of a three-nation tour aimed at bolstering US relations with sub-Saharan Africa, the White House announced on Monday.
Green light for Eskom's Sere wind farm
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa has given Eskom the go-ahead to build a 100 MW wind farm, the state company's first large-scale renewable energy project, near Koekenaap in the Western Cape.
SA-DRC pact paves way for Grand Inga
With South Africa confirmed as a key partner, the Democratic Republic of Congo has announced October 2015 as the launch date for construction of the first phase of what could eventually be the largest hydroelectric plant in the world.
SA, Kenya look to film partnerships
South Africa and Kenya signed a memorandum of understanding on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday that will enable filmmakers from the two countries to work together in telling the continent's stories.
Absa in multi-currency card first for SA
South African bank Absa has launched a multi-currency travel prepaid cash card
through MasterCard, which is available in four currencies and is a first for the country
and the continent.
Top-class field for Mr Price Pro Ballito
South Africa's premier surfing event, the ASP Mr Price Pro Ballito, has once again attracted a top-class field, with eight of the top 32 surfers in the world confirming their entries. A prize purse of R2.2-million is on offer.