The Vehicles-Automotive Investment Scheme has been extended to include the makers
of medium and heavy commercial in a move aimed at growing and developing the
sector in South Africa. Job creation is expected to be another benefit of the scheme.
Having already attracted almost R1-billion in investment, Dube TradePort is officially
open for business and is set to make the balmy KwaZulu-Natal province a global supply
Information technology is strengthening civil society in South Africa, fostering new
relationships and empowering communities. Now a new platform, the Tipfuxeni Project,
connects South African NGOS with international funders.
French multinational Total has begun drilling for South Africa's first deep-water well, south of Mossel Bay, giving fresh impetus to the country's nascent oil and gas industry at a time when the eyes of investors in the sector are shifting further down Africa's coastline.
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