Author: I4Dn3Cr@an

Some 30 percent of Westfalia’s global avocado supply comes from its South African orchards, which is sold in more than 40 countries. It also markets avocados from other countries, but is now looking at expanding into farming in South America and Southern Africa to fill...

In just six years, Capricorn FM, South Africa’s first wholly black owned regional radio station, has proved its mettle. The station has been punching above its weight from the start, and has become something of a force for good....

Clean water is a basic human right, but for many people – particularly poor, rural people – this is simply a pipedream. Ikusasa Chemicals has a solution it is installing in water purification plants across Western Cape, and soon countrywide: membrane ultra-filtration....

The global recession, coupled with an uncompetitive business model, almost forced Prima Bake to switch off its ovens and close its doors. But some tough changes are being made and recovery is in sight....

History is being made on the banks of the Orange River, where the Kakamas Hydro Electric Power project will be the first independent power producer to deliver clean energy via a run-of-river mini-hydro in South Africa. It will generate enough electricity for 5 000 homes....

A clinic in Mpumalanga, eMalahleni Private Hospital, is doing the seemingly impossible: offering quality private health care at affordable prices to patients, most of whom are coal miners. It is also working in tandem with public hospitals to ease their load...

A piece of South African medical technology has stolen the show on a global hospital drama. The Lodox device – as seen on Grey’s Anatomy – is the world’s first full-body, high-speed digital X-ray scanner.A pioneering South African medical device took the spotlight in the...

The citrus sector is one of the most important agricultural sectors from a job creation and economic potential point of view, according to the National Development Plan (NDP). But there is a critical skills shortage in the sector, a gap the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)...

South Africa’s economy continues to be negatively affected by global trading conditions, with real GDP growth measuring a disappointing 0.9% in the first quarter of 2013, dragged downward by a sharp contraction in manufacturing output....

The Industrial Development Corporation's Research and Information department has consistently made accurate predictions – a feat for which it has been recognised by Sake 24.The macro-economic team of the IDC's Research and Information department, represented by Gerhard Kuhn as its principal economic forecasting specialist, won...

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