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A delegation from South Africa's Black Business Council recently held talks in Johannesburg with business leaders from Singapore and Malaysia on potential investment...
16 Nov 2017
"We are not going to import anything any longer," said Aliko Dangote in a candid discussion with Claridges in London editor in chief Lionel Barber at the Financial Times' 4th annual Africa Summit...
10 Oct 2017
A delegation of South African companies is currently on a trade and investment mission in Tunisia and Algeria, where they are exploring export markets...
3 Oct 2017
In today's on-demand retail landscape, manufacturers are undergoing massive changes to meet customers ever-increasing expectations...
8 Sep 2017
Without going into the specifics too deeply, blockchain is a huge, global distributed ledger or database running on many devices and open to anyone within the blockchain...
By Bas de Vos 1 Aug 2017
Digital transformation, as we've come to realise, means something different in every industry. In manufacturing, the term can be broad-reaching...
By Dereshin Pillay 27 Jul 2017
The internet of things (IoT) offers many more opportunities than merely improving efficiency and reducing costs...
By Morne Bekker 27 Jul 2017
Some suggest that by taking the industrial revolution of 1760-1840 as the first one, we are currently in the fourth industrial revolution...
By Nicholas Kitonyi 3 May 2017
Massey Ferguson is introducing a new range in of 50hp-85hp tractors for selected African and Middle East markets in a move to strengthen its product offering...
13 Nov 2015
For businesses, access to trade will remain a logistical challenge...
7 Oct 2015
AGCO reported that a new joint venture company formed between...
2 Oct 2015
According to Novus Holdings, formerly known as the Paarl Media Group, Africa forms part of its growth strategy as the company seeks to unlock value in Sub-Saharan Africa...
27 Aug 2015
The governments of South Africa and New Zealand will join forces to share their expertise on food safety systems for export with their counterparts in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC).
1 Sep 2014
Africa's changing demographic over the next three-and-a-half decades could transform the continent into the next China, but only if its youthful population is educated and entrepreneurial.
By Jana Marais 19 Aug 2014
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
13 Aug 2014
Africa needs to form partnerships with the developed nations in order to realise the continent's goal to industrialise, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said .
By Chris Bathembu 5 Aug 2014
JSE-listed AECI plans to start producing explosives in Australia by year-end‚ as the chemicals and explosives firm looks to reduce its reliance on South Africa's weak mining and manufacturing sectors.
By Nick Hedley 30 Jul 2014
The slow pace with which renewable energy projects have been rolled out across Africa may prove to be an advantage in a few years.
By Charlotte Mathews 21 Jul 2014
Small- and medium-sized engineering companies must create niche markets for themselves to supply Transnet with parts for the locomotives that the freight logistics company envisages building within the next two to three decades.
By Amanda Visser 9 Jun 2014
Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.
By Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014
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