South Africa Archive

DE BEERS GROUP TO MOVE 200 ELEPHANTS FROM SOUTH AFRICA TO MOZAMBIQUE IN MAJOR CONSERVATION EFFORT

Partners with Peace Parks Foundation on one of the largest elephant translocations in South Africa’s history 23 JULY 2018: De Beers Group has begun to transport 200 elephants across 1,500km from its Venetia Limpopo Nature Reserve (VLNR) in South Africa to Mozambique. The operation, one of the largest elephant translocations ever recorded in South Africa, is

Crowdfunding Builds Entrepreneurs in South Africa

Crowdfunding is the new bank loan, without the pressures of repayments. Crowdfunding is an online method of fundraising that allows people all over the world to put their ideas or pitches onto a digital platform. These pitches are then available for people worldwide to see, and to decide whether or not they would like to

AfDB assesses results of US$ 5 billion investment in South Africa

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 25 April 2017 – What do we get for US$ 5 billion investment? The Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has just published a report evaluating more than a decade of engagement in South Africa (2004 – 2015), principally in the finance and energy sectors. Striking the

Swedish Steel Prize 2017 finalists lead the way with innovative design concepts​

/ins.Truly innovative design concepts pushing utilization of high-strength steels to the limits characterize this year’s four finalists for the Swedish Steel Prize. The winner will be announced at a ceremony in Stockholm on May 11. “This year a record number of 102 applications were sent in from 32 different countries around the world. The high

Swedish Steel Prize 2017 finalists lead the way with innovative design concepts​

  /INS.Truly innovative design concepts pushing utilization of high-strength steels to the limits characterize this year’s four finalists for the Swedish Steel Prize. The winner will be announced at a ceremony in Stockholm on May 11. “This year a record number of 102 applications were sent in from 32 different countries around the world. The

WHO supports proposed sugar-sweetened beverages tax in South Africa

The World Health Organization supports the consideration of Government of South Africa of introduction of a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) to help reduce excessive sugar intake.  This is one of interventions proposed in the Strategy for the prevention and control of obesity in South Africa 2015-2020. WHO has supported introduction of such taxes since

South Africa falls short of gender parity targets at the local level

Johannesburg, 6 December: Women’s representation in local government increased from 39% in 2011 to 41% in the 3 August 2016 local elections, falling short of South Africa’s regional and international commitments to gender equality. According to a report released by Gender Links today, in 2016, women comprised an all-time record high of 48% of PR

ICICI Bank opens its first branch in South Africa

  First Indian private sector bank to have a branch in Africa Mumbai: ICICI Bank Ltd. (ICICI Bank) inaugurated its first full service branch at Sandton in Johannesburg. It is the first Indian private sector bank to open a branch in the African continent. ICICI Bank Ltd, Johannesburg branch is an authorised financial services provider (FSP23193)

Festive indulgence with Two Oceans from Aspri Spirits

October 2015, Delhi – Celebrations, either big or small, are always best enjoyed with a glass of wine. Aspri Spirits presents the renowned wine from South Africa, Two Oceans, to celebrate the festive season. About Two Oceans Two Oceans was launched internationally in 1993 and is available in more than 80 countries. Two Oceans gets its

South Africa Issues Ten Years BRICS Business Visa To Indian Business Executives

New Delhi, Sep 29, 2015– The South African High Commission in New Delhi and the South African Consulate General in Mumbai have started issuing ten year multiple entry BRICS Business Visa to qualifying Indian business executives. “South Africa unilaterally decided to issue the long-term BRICS business visa to further facilitate global economic growth and development