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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.

Habibia Soofie Saheb Jamia Masjid halaal, cape town, islam, habibia soofie, western cape

South Africans must work for good of economy

President Jacob Zuma referred to our "collective responsibility" to get the economy to perform at its full potential. South Africans can support the economy by buying a locally made products each purchase stimulates demand and builds our industries and creates jobs.


Brics launches development bank

It has been several years in the planning, but Brics' New Development Bank has opened its doors. It is headquartered in Shanghai and will focus on lending for infrastructure projects in developing nations. It has initial capital of $50-billion, provided by Brics members.


South Africa calls for more trade with China

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa and Africa must ensure structural transformation of their trade with China, to export more value-added and labour intensive products, and to move away from their dependence on raw materials exports.


IBM South Africa invests in skills, education

With its R700-million, 10-year equity equivalent investment programme, IMB South Africa will work with the Department of Trade and Industry to build a research hub at Wits University, as well as foster enterprise development and grow deep skills in the country.

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