• Automotive plant in the Coega IDZ

    Scheme aims to boost investment in SA vehicle production

    The Vehicles-Automotive Investment Scheme has been extended to include the makers of medium and heavy commercial vehicles in a move aimed at growing and developing the sector in South Africa.

  • The African middle class is expanding rapidly on the back of strong economic growth

    Africa is becoming increasingly attractive to retailers

    Tapping into Africa's fast growing consumer market, African-focused trading firm CFAO Group has signed up five French retail brands that will open shops in its malls across the continent.

  • Partnering with Africa's farmers

    SA economy grows 1.4% in third quarter

    The South African economy grew by 1.4% in the third quarter according to data released on Tuesday by Statistics SA and analysts say the recovery is expected to gain moderate momentum in the final quarter of 2014.

  • Leading African researchers hunt down Ebola

    South Africa pulls up its sleeves in fight against Ebola

    From running a laboratory in Sierra Leone to diagnose suspected Ebola patients to raising more than R50-million to help fight the outbreak in West Africa, South Africa is playing its part in the international fight against the deadly viral disease.

  • I Decide: giving African women, girls access to contraception

    Women's empowerment 'key to stopping violence'

    Economic empowerment and independence are important pre-conditions to help end gender-based violence, says NGO Gender Links, which will be showcasing the achievements of more than 1 000 survivors during the 16 Days of Activism For No Violence campaign.

  • 16 Days of Activism against abuse

    16 Days of Activism against abuse

    Imagine if, for 16 days, there was no rape, no child abuse. The 16 Days of Activism campaign challenges South Africans to declare a truce on violence against women and children - and, ultimately, to make it a permanent one.

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Circus concert to tackle HIV stigma

zip-zap---thumbCape Town's Zip Zap Circus works with HIV-positive youth. A concert in conjunction with Médecins Sans Frontières and the Treatment Action Campaign on World Aids Day will promote putting condoms in schools, sticking to your treatment and overturning the stigma of the virus.

Inyathelo celebrates selflessness

inyathelo---thumbOver the past seven years, 80 individuals have been recognised for their personal giving that has contributed to sustainable social change in South Africa. This year, 12 more individuals were added to the list at the eighth annual Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards, held at Zip Zap Circus in Cape Town.

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