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    Halaal food park on cards for South Africa

    The government of the Western Cape has plans to establish a R1-billion halaal agri-processing food park to capitalise on the multitrillion-dollar global halaal market. The park will be a cluster of manufacturing and service firms in the halaal industry.

  • hotel verde hotel, tourism, hotel verde, cape town, eco friendly, sustainability

    South African hotel is the world's greenest

    Cape Town's Hotel Verde has been given its second international environmental design certification, making it the most eco-friendly hotel in the world. It offers an entirely carbon- neutral hotel stay for guests and an eco-friendly working environment for staff.

  • African team impresses at Tour de France

    The first African-based cycling team to take part in the Tour de France caps off an impressive debut at the legendary cycle race. They finished the tough three-week race fifth overall and inspired confidence for the future of competitive cycling on the continent.

  • fina world championships chad ho, fina world championships, open water swimming

    South Africa's first gold at Fina Championships

    South African swimmer Chad Ho said he was over the moon after he won the country's first gold medal in the 5km open water event at the Fina World Championships, currently taking place in Russia. He narrowly edged out rival Rob Muffels thanks to a photo-finish reading.

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    South Africa's integrated water system launches

    The Department of Water Affairs has created a new online water services system for water management institutions, commercial water users, researchers and the general public. They will be able to get updated information on the status of water and sanitation in South Africa.

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    South Africa goes high-tech to stop fraud

    The South African Revenue Service has introduced a high-tech container scanner at Cape Town harbour, following the installation of such equipment in Durban port. The organisation wants to eliminate fraud and theft and help to increase duties and taxes paid into the country.

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