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South Africa has surplus food, but we need to intercept it

One third of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted. We can reduce hunger if we collaborate

State delays wheat cuts

Millers claim red tape is keeping import cost savings from being passed on to consumers

DTI yet to pay, despite court order

Even though the department awarded a grant to a company on its black industrialists scheme, the money has not been forthcoming

Stitched for success

The Industrial Development Corporation is working in partnership with the department of trade and industry to uplift the clothing and textile industry

YES, the aim is one million new jobs

A collaborative approach has resulted in an initiative that will focus on work for the youth

Secure water future for South Africa through an innovative sanitation market

We have to change our mindset for a sustainable future

United States refuses South Africa import exemption over ‘national security’ fears

Steel and aluminium tariff hikes imposed by the US could mean job losses in SA

​State owned entities must implement B-BBEE

The minister of trade and industry has called on SOEs to play a more robust role in implementing B-BBEE

Case closed: The #listeria outbreak was caused by Enterprise polony

The health department will tell you what you should be binning and how to do it safely without causing another public health nightmare.

‘Let’s embrace radical economic transformation’

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has called on South Africans to embrace a radical approach to the economy

Just how representative is the steel industry, when downstream players suffer?

In the wake of further calls to regulate the steel industry, downstream players are sidelined and ArcelorMittal has the loudest say.

Firms left in lurch by funding fix

The trade and industry department suddenly put the brakes on a manufacturing incentive programme, leaving SMMEs uncertain of funding and out of pocket

Small lenders force fee issue

State organs are said to have failed to obey a court order to review credit charges within nine months.

Activists fear a pharmaceutical plot is at play

The department of trade and industry has yet to finalise patent reforms, raising questions that cheaper medication could be blocked intentionally.

Did the Mandela movie really sustain 12 000 jobs?

The NEF says 12 000 jobs were "sustained" during the production of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom". But that claim's false, according to Africa Check.

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