The United Kingdom’s Department for International Trade (DIT) says it has the ability to facilitate the provision of billions of Pounds Sterling in lending and guarantees to African countries to help them address a chronic infrastructure backlog that the World Bank estimates to be about US$93 billion a year in the Sub-Saharan region alone.

House prices in the Northern Cape are reflecting robust growth as the demand for residential accommodation outstrips supply.

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 09:38

GDP contracts in fourth quarter Stats SA

South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 0.3% in the fourth quarter of 2016, Statistics South Africa said on Tuesday.

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) Deputy Director-General Joe de Beer says the country’s headline figure, the real gross domestic product (GDP), grew by 3.3% in the second quarter of 2016.

Gross Domestic Product for the 2nd Quarter of 2016 showed some mild improvement, returning to positive growth after a 1st Quarter contraction.

In 1943, Thomas Watson, the chairman of IBM at the time, was reported to have said when he saw the computer: “I think there’s a world market for maybe five.” If only he had known that what started as just an acorn would grow into the mighty oak of the personal computer revolution?

Thursday, 26 April 2012 02:00

Rustenburg's platinum high growth

Coined the world's 'platinum capital' and with almost 130 applications for new township development pending, Rustenburg is fast expanding with economic growth of more than 13% per year

The Rezidor Hotel Group is expanding further into Africa, with three more hotels planned in Nigeria in addition to planned hotels in three other African countries, the group said yesterday.

Monday, 30 March 2009 02:00

For sale: beachfront town, suits ghosts

Two entire towns on a remote stretch of South African coast littered with shipwrecks, diamonds and mine dumps are up for sale.

Monday, 19 January 2004 02:00

SA and Congo to co-operate

Business Unity SA signed a co-operation agreement with the Democratic Republic of Congo's Federation of Entrepreneurial Chambers during President Thabo Mbeki's recent visit to that country.

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