Latest articles on Foreign Direct Investment

Mozambique: Why natural resource finds are more than just a curse

Across countries, we find that FDI inflows driven by new projects in new industries increased by 58% in the two years following a giant discovery

SA takes foreign direct investment hit

South Africa saw a dramatic slow-down in foreign direct investment flows in 2014, mirroring the experience of the rest of the globe.

Malawi in middle of $100m ‘cashgate’ scandal

Foreign donors have suspended £150-million of aid until a scandal allegedly involving civil servants, MPs and businesspeople is cleared up.

South Africa takes a knock in foreign direct investment

Foreign direct investment flows into South Africa has tumbled 43.6% in the first half of 2012 compared to the same period last year.

Mining sees highest foreign direct investment for 2009

South Africa's mining and quarrying sector has seen the largest foreign direct investment for 2009, followed by manufacturing and finance.

Gordhan predicts improved foreign investment

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says there will be more certainty about foreign direct investment in South Africa within the next year.

Government moots investment law

Details are starting to emerge about how the government is planning to manage foreign direct investment.

Foreign direct investment in SA drops by 70%

South Africa's foreign direct investment inflows has dropped by 70% in 2010 when compared with 2009 and is tenth on Africa's top 10 recipients.

UK’s Cameron eyes partnership with SA

British Prime Minister David Cameron is due to arrive in South Africa for a meeting with Jacob Zuma on investment and sustainable development.

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

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Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

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