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Cape Town launches open data portal

Cape Town's plans to become Africa's first digital city received a boost on Tuesday when it switched on its new open data portal, making public-sector information – such as the latest budget, tenders and bus station routes – easily and freely available to the city's residents.


R10bn boost for SA's Saldanha Bay

A R9.65-billion private-public investment at Saldanha Bay, on South Africa's West Coast, aims at improve the deep-water port's ability to service to offshort oil and gas industry, the Transnet National Ports Authority announced on Monday.


Fatalities at South Africa's mines drop

Concerted safety efforts at South African mines are paying off as the industry works towards zero harm, particularly in the most dangerous aspects such as falls of ground, transportation and machinery. The number of deaths has dropped 85% over the two decades from 1993.


SA developing reliable energy mix, Zuma tells Davos

South Africa is considering options to increase its available electricity generation capacity and to manage demand over the next six months, President Jacob Zuma told a business delegation in Davos on Wednesday.

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27-01-2015 Gold miners lead gains across JSE

Tuesday saw gains across the JSE, with the All Share up 0.74% and gold miners advancing 5.98% to lead the upward move.

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