There are about 1 800 active wifi hotspots across South Africa that are sponsored by the
government. The bulk of these are in Tshwane, where Project Isizwe has registered
720 000 unique wifi users. Each user is given a 250MB cap per day.
A three-year programme, launched by the minister of water and sanitation, aims to boost the
number of women in the water and sanitation sector working as planners, designers and
implementers of infrastructure. Just as they provided water at home, so should they do it
The Department of Environmental Affairs has bankrolled a multimillion-rand land rehabilitation
project in Nquthu in KwaZulu-Natal. This project focuses on protection of grasslands and combats
desertification. It also employs nearly 200 people in the rural area.
South African Airways will allocate at least 50% of its procurement budget of R20-billion over the
next three years to black industrialists. The decision has been welcomed by business and
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