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Chinese boost for South African auto manufacturing

Ahead of the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation summit during the first week of December, the emergent economic relationship between South Africa and China is well illustrated in the small but rapid success in South Africa of Beijing Automotive Works.

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Small businesses in South Africa honoured

Business leaders and small companies were recognised for their contributions to the economy in the 2015 South African Small Business Awards. It was said that despite the economy struggling, these leaders made a positive impact through their commitment and perseverance.


A Joburg factory hits a milestone

A factory in Johannesburg that produces set-top boxes, has hit the 70 000 mark. And its products are being delivered across South Africa. The manufacturing centre has also helped with several community initiatives to improve employees' quality of life.


South African businesswomen of the year saluted

It is a healthy habit for women to celebrate themselves as women and as leaders in society, according to Farzanah Mall, the president of the Businesswomen's Association of South Africa. She was celebrating the winners of the annual Businesswoman of the Year Awards.


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.

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