• Deputy Trade and Industry Minister Elizabeth Thabethe

    SA firms head for Zimbabwe Trade Fair

    The Department of Trade and Industry is leading a group of South African companies to the 2014 Zimbabwe International Trade Fair starting in Bulawayo on Tuesday. Last year, participating firms clinched export deals worth R55-million at the week-long event.

  • South African Chemical Technology Incubator

    Chemical technology incubator launched in Durban

    Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies officially launched the Durban branch of the South African Chemical Technology Incubator at the University of KwaZulu-Natal last week. The centre offers free support services to small chemical technology businesses in the province.

  • West Rand hub aims to boost township economy

    "We can only fight poverty and unemployment when we work together with our people," Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane said at the launch of the Mohlakeng Enterprise Hub, which will support young people keen to start their own businesses.

  • New buyers 'impressed with SA wines'

    South Africa's competitively priced wine is attracting new buyers - who are impressed by the quality of the wines, a recent report by international financial services company Rabobank found. Exports of South African bulk wine rose in 2013 by 37.6%, outpacing the global average growth rate of 26%.

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development, cancer, innovation, health, health care

    Rooibos helps prevent against cancer: study

    Rooibos extracts in skin care products can help prevent the development of skin cancer and even delay the onset of malignant tumours, a recent study by Dr Tandeka Magcwebeba, a doctoral student at Stellenbosch University, has found.

  • Ernst van Dyk

    Van Dyk wins 10th Boston Marathon title

    South African wheelchair-racing star Ernst van Dyk became the first person to win the Boston Marathon 10 times when he sped to victory on Monday. Van Dyk's amazing run was achieved in only 15 appearances in the iconic event, which dates back to 1897.

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