South Africa: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 4:19 pm
The Pick ‘n Pay Cycle Tour annually attracts 3,500 cyclists on a 67-mile route around the Cape Peninsula and tourism officials hope to build on those visitors.
Dana Sanchez, 3:29 pm
Financing is key for African renewables, a report says. Investors need strong relationships with local banks and international development finance institutions to access affordable capital.
Dana Sanchez, 12:59 pm
FedEx plans to ground express flights between Asia and the U.S. in July, and faces a shift by international shipping customers away from priority service to cheaper options, a report says.
Dana Sanchez, 12:12 pm
The feeling on the street and among heads of state is that more U.S. investment would have helped provide jobs for Africa’s millions of unemployed young graduates, according to a report.
Dana Sanchez, 11:29 am
The South African government must pay particular attention to the country’s food economy, Economic Freedom Fighters Spokesman Floyd Shivambu said. Food economy will solve South Africa’s social ills because it is not heavily affected by changes in global markets, he said.
Dana Sanchez, 10:15 am
Partnering to create the app are technology firm Business Connexion, which is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, and specialist recruitment company Conscript Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 5:07 pm
A U.S. court said Hout Bay Fishing under-reported lobster catches while doing business in South Africa, bribed fisheries inspectors and submitted false information. It also exploited South African workers who were employed without valid work permits at low wages in the company’s processing factory.
Dana Sanchez, 4:34 pm
Proceeds from the South African lottery will be used for job creation, skill transfer, strengthening of infrastructure and sustainable development of small enterprises, according to a report.
Dana Sanchez, 1:48 pm
Local African communities are key stakeholders for conservation and they need real incentives, says Jeff Flocken, North American regional director for International Fund for Animal Welfare. Non-consumptive nature tourism, like wildlife viewing and photo safaris, is a much greater contributor than trophy hunting.
Makula Dunbar, 11:15 am
In Eldorado Park, cheap methamphetamine called ‘tik’ is the drug plaguing families and children as young as eight in the low-income, “coloured” community. The high unemployment rate has driven many to tik, which is smoked out of a pipe — in extreme cases, pipes made from street light bulbs.
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