Economy

South Africa exceeds foreign investment target by R20-billion

South Africa attracted R64.3-billion in foreign direct investment between April and December 2015, surpassing its target of R45-billion by almost R20-billion.

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Research conference to find ways to drive the economy

With the theme "Driving South Africa’s Industrial Development Agenda", South Africa is to host its first Economic Research Advisory Network conference in East London later in March to find ways to boost the country's economy.


South Africa looks to mining's future

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane opened the Investing in African Mining Indaba this morning on a sombre note, saying it comes when mining is in its "winter season". But said he had met one on one with stakeholders and was certain there were ways they could revive the industry.


South Africa's SweepSouth receives multimillion rand investment

A South African start-up, referred to as the Uber of professional cleaning services, has secured R10-million in venture capital funding from the entrepreneurship incubator, the Vumela Fund, and First National Bank. It's not the first time SweepSouth has caught the eye of investors.

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