Pres Zuma to Launch Free State Special Economic Zone -24 April 2017

President Jacob Zuma will tomorrow launch the Maluti-A-Phofung Special Economic Zone (MAP-SEZ), in Harrismith, in the Free State, said the Presidency. Tuesday’s launch is part of government’s Special Economic Zone Programme, which is aimed at accelerating economic growth and development in designated regions of the country. The Maluti-A-Phofung Special Economic Zone (MAPSEZ) functions as a…

Government welcomes FDI report – 21 April 2017

Government has welcomed A.T. Kearney’s 2017 Foreign Direct Investment Confidence report, which indicates that South Africa is the 25th most attractive destination for foreign direct investment (FDI), the first from the African continent. In a statement on Thursday, the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) said improvements in short-term economic prospects and the long-term investment…

R7bn Boost for University Infrastructure – 19 April 2017

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has announced major new investment in university infrastructure, which will see government spending R7 billion on a range of projects countrywide. Making the announcement on Wednesday, Minister Nzimande said the investment will be spent over the next two years on new student housing, laboratories, communications technology, and other…