• read, national book week, books, library rejoice mabudafhasi, deputy minister of arts and culture, national book 
week, Johannesburg, thursday, book, sector, business, bargain books, 
exclusive books, pan macmillan, sa penguin, random house sa, nb 
publishers, reading, adults, children, youth, students, librarians, 
teachers, parents, caregivers, south african book development council, 
heritage, #buyabook, campaign

    Invest in a stranger: buy a book

    South Africans are urged to invest in others by buying a book for someone who cannot afford one, during National Book Week. A host of local book retailers are taking part in the #BUYABOOK campaign by selling books from R20.

  • project solaris south africa, bio fuel, solaris, crop, limpopo, project solaris, tobacco

    South African biofuel project recognised for sustainability

    In recognition of its sustainable properties, Project Solaris has received certification from Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials. It's a stamp of approval for reducing greenhouse gases, developing a rural area, and safeguarding the natural environment.

  • Eunotosaurus africanus fossil Wits University, Evolutionary Studies 
Institute, Gaberial Bever, palaeontology, turtles, Eunotosaurus africanus

    South African team uncovers answers to the origin of turtles

    Wits University's Evolutionary Studies Institute has uncovered prehistoric secrets about the evolution of the turtle based on a 260million-year-old fossil found in the Karoo, perhaps ending a "vigorous debate that has been going on for as long as we've had a theory of evolution".

  • South African navy fleet ocean economy, navy, africa, Zimasa Mabela, Institute for Security 
Studies, African union

    Africa: advancing gender equality in ocean economy, navy

    South African Zimasa Mabela made history on 26 August when she took command of the SAS Umhloti as the first African woman to captain an active navy vessel. The Institute for Security Studies says there is a shift in gender equality in the maritime sector, with Africa leading the way.

  • babt name stats 2015  south africa, baby names, stats sa, male baby names, female baby names, pali lehohla

    Popular baby names in South Africa

    A report revealed by Statistics South Africa has unveiled the most popular names for babies in the country for last year. Overall, the names that have made it into the top 10 list have a positive meaning. Stats SA also reported that slightly more male babies were born in the last two decades.

  • business, online, site, database minister nhlanhla nene, finance, east 
londen, central supplier database, eastern cape, online, site, government, electronic procurement 
process, supply chain management, schalk human, national 
treasury, business, tenders, register, municipalities

    South Africa launches online database for suppliers

    Doing business with the government is now quicker and the process smoother, thanks to the Central Supplier Database. Launched by the minister of finance, companies wanting to work with the state are urged to register on it. There are several benefits to being listed on the database.

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