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Opening address by Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom

South Africa is experiencing spectacular growth in tourist arrivals, and all indications are that 2016 will be a bumper year for tourism in the country, according to the tourism minister.

Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan delivers the Budget speech in Parliament, Cape Town. (Photo: GCIS)

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan had the tough difficult task of balancing the country's budget during tough economic times. In doing so, he spoke of several business boosting measures.

President Jacob Zuma delivers his State of the Nation Address in the joint sitting of the house in Parliament, Cape Town, 11/02/2016 (Photo: GCIS)

President praises the IDC for doing a good job in a tough economic climate in his SONA, saying it provided finance "without fail" even in the aftermath of the global financial crisis.

IDC donates R10m towards Mandela Children's Hospital

The IDC has donated R10m towards the building of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. Construction of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital located in Parktown, Johannesburg began in April 2014.

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Mining might be in its winter season, said Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane in opening the Mining Indaba. But he had met one on one with stakeholders and was certain there were ways they could revive the industry.

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