Tshwane is South Africa's top wifi spot

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.

City of Tshwane, Wi-Fi build programme

South Africa aims for more women in water sector

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 nationally.

South Africa invests in land rehabilitation

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.

SAA procurement plan is welcomed

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 government departments.

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