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.
Teams of representatives from the government, business, labour, civil society and academia have begun working on plans to unlock the economic potential of South Africa's oceans, in the first activation of a new initiative, dubbed Operation Phakisa, that was launched by President Jacob Zuma on the weekend.
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