South Africa to procure still more renewable energy

South Africa's Department of Energy is to increase the amount of energy it will be procuring under the third window of its renewable energy programme for independent producers, adding further to the 3 900 MW of wind and solar power that is already set to be added to the country's energy mix.

Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm

New hotel slated for V&A Waterfront

With South Africa's tourism sector expected to grow by around 5% this year comes the news that the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town plans to develop a mid-market, internationally branded hotel to add to the popular tourist attraction's suite of 10 hotels.

South African mining 'on the rise again'

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe emphasised positive developments and untapped potential in South Africa's mining industry during a working visit to Canada this week during which he engaged intensively with mining executives, investors, bankers and asset managers.

Sasol to explore SA waters for oil, gas

The Petroleum Agency SA has granted petrochemicals group Sasol a permit to explore for oil and gas in the Durban and Zululand basins offshore Kwazulu-Natal province on South Africa's east coast.

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