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Manufacturing 'the best vehicle for diversifying the economy'

A strong manufacturing sector is the best vehicle for diversifying the economy, and through this reducing poverty and inequality, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said at the second annual Manufacturing Indaba in Ekurhuleni.

WEF to harness 'optimism, commitment to Africa'

The 25th World Economic Forum on Africa was the largest to date, reflecting optimism over Africa's prospects and a commitment to tackling the continent's challenges by means of public-private co-operation.

2015 awards 144

The IDC's Tertiary Institutions Business Plan Competition creates a platform for engagement with colleges and universities, aimed at identifying, nurturing and enabling the next generation of entrepreneurs in the country.

Drawing power from the mighty Orange River

The Kakamas Hydro Electric Power plant, the first run-of-river power scheme under the government's renewable energy programme, was launched in the Northern Cape town of Kakamas on 3 March 2015.

KaXu Solar One launched

South Africa's first solar thermal electricity plant - and the largest in the southern hemisphere - has been officially opened in the Northern Cape.

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