Tag Archives: SA

MoU to boost investment between SA, Egypt

By– SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – South Africa and Egypt have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will boost investment between the two countries, said the Department of Trade and Industry (dti). The MoU was signed between Investment South Africa and its Egyptian counterpart General Authority of Investment and Free Zones (GAFI). “The MoU is designed to conduct an effective and …

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SA scoops investment awards in Dubai

By – SAnews.gov.za Deputy Minister Masina says the IORA awards are an honour for SA. Pretoria – South Africa has won two awards at the second Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Ministerial Economic and Business Conference, in Dubai. Deputy Minister Masina received two awards on behalf of the Department of Trade and Industry and InvestSA which was presented by UAE …

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SA, Middle East relations get major boost

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – South Africa and Saudi Arabia’s economic and political relations received a significant boost following a successful state visit by President Jacob Zuma to that country at the weekend. President Zuma spent his Easter weekend telling the South African story in the Middle East on Saturday and Sunday. The Presidency described the visit as an important …

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SA: Deputy President arrives in Iran

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Tehran, Iran, where he is leading a high level South African delegation on a working visit aimed at strengthening relations between the two countries. The visit will see the Deputy President and his Iranian counterpart, Es’hag Jahangiri, inaugurate and co-chair the South Africa-Iran Business Council, which is intended to …

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SA: Minister heads to SA-Saudi Arabia Joint Economic Commission

Pretoria – Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies, will today leave for Saudi Arabia to co-chair the 6th session of the South Africa-Saudi Arabia Joint Economic Commission (JEC). Minister Davies will co-chair the South Africa-Saudi Arabia JEC with his counterpart, Dr Twafeeq Al Rabeeach. The JEC is an initiative agreed upon between the two countries to strengthen economic ties and …

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Viettel’s Telecommunications Joint Venture in Mozambique – Movitel, SA Presented With Mobile Innovations Awards

The only operator in Africa to win 3 prestigious international awards in 3 consecutive years Movitel, SA (movitel.co.mz/en) – a joint venture between Vietnamese telecommunications group Viettel (http://www.vietteltelecom.vn) and Mozambique’s SPI company – has just dramatically won the “Best Mobile Innovation Award” in the Mobile Innovations Awards 2014, becoming the first and the only operator in Africa to win 3 …

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SA, Saudi Arabia explore business opportunities

Officials from South Africa and Saudi Arabia have met to discuss further avenues of business that have not yet been fully explored between the two countries. “There are a lot of expectations from both sides… that more should be done,” South African chairman of the SA-Saudi Arabia Business Council, Dr Iqbal Surve, said at the Saudi-South Africa business forum on …

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Madiba’s final rest

The late former President Nelson Mandela has been placed in his final resting place, alongside his other family members, in a family grave. Traditional rituals were performed to ensure the Father of the Nation is received by his ancestors. Madiba was laid to rest a short while ago at the Mandela family farm in rural Qunu. It brings to a …

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Nation salutes Madiba

Salutes and tears formed part of the gestures made by South Africans as they passed the body of former President Nelson Mandela while he lies in state at the Union Buildings. People held the South African flag in their hands, while others wore it in their hair as they filed past. The mood on day two of the lying in …

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RIP Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela 18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013

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