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Progressive Economist's programme

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th February 2011 Professor Ben Fine's address at the launch of the DTI / Wits Progressive Economist's training programme. 

Zille wants V&A’s R4bn revamp aligned with Cape’s growth strategy 

By: Terence Creamer     18th February 2011 Western Cape Premier Helen Zille lauded the recent purchase of the V&A Waterfront, in Cape Town, as a vote of confidence, which would form the... 

Social security reform on the cards – Minister

By: Sapa     18th February 2011 Moves are afoot to improve the social security system, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini said on Friday.  

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SA wants to ease entry for foreigners 

By: Sapa     18th February 2011 Home Affairs wants it to be easier for foreigners to work, study and travel in South Africa, Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said on Friday. The... 

Energy-intensive firms team up to make carbon tax input 

By: Terence Creamer     18th February 2011 Energy-intensive companies, including miners, operating in South Africa have established an ‘Industry Task Team on Climate Change’, or ITTCC, to... 

Transport Minister invites Gauteng toll 'proposals, solutions' 

By: Irma Venter     18th February 2011 Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele on Friday called for “constructive proposals and solutions” to the toll road system to be introduced on 185 km... 

US pledges $150m to help Egypt's transition

By: Reuters     18th February 2011 The US will allocate $150-million to help Egypt with its democratic transformation and economic recovery following the ouster of longtime President... 

Nedlac to discuss labour bills

By: Sapa     18th February 2011 The National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) will meet again on Friday to discuss extensive labour law amendments published for... 

No ultimatum for Ravalomanana 

By: Sapa     18th February 2011 No ultimatum had been given to former Malagasy President Marc Ravalomanana to leave South Africa, the Department of International Relations and... 

CoM says Transnet CEO appointment will benefit mining sector

By: Loni Prinsloo     17th February 2011 South Africa’s Chamber of Mines (CoM) on Thursday said that Brian Molefe’s appointment as freight logistics group Transnet’s CEO held mutual... 

SA's economic growth nears 4%, BER raises 2011 forecast

By: Petronel Smit     17th February 2011 South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth accelerated towards 4% quarter-on-quarter in the final three months of 2010, after the economy... 

IFC finalising new sustainability framework as it moves to upscale African activities

By: Terence Creamer     17th February 2011 The International Finance Corporation (IFC), which is a leading private-sector development finance partner in Africa, will include new guidelines... 

SA facilitating Aristide's return to Haiti

By: Sapa     17th February 2011 South Africa is facilitating the return of former Haitian president Jean-Betrand Aristide to his home country after years in exile, International... 

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