South African Navy

​Pirate fishing vessels are fined, but SA’s ocean policing is woefully inadequate

Fines are a slap on the wrist as trawlers simply return to sea, revealing the difficulty of patrolling SA’s 1.5-million kilometre square waters.

Sea blindness and quick fixes destroy oceans

“This is the moment where African countries have to take control of their oceans, for the benefit of their own people.”

Sexwale tells Mbeki to come clean on arms deal

Senior African National Congress leader Tokyo Sexwale has called on President Thabo Mbeki to explain his involvement in the controversial multibillion-rand arms deal, a media report said on Sunday. Sexwale made an impassioned plea to a hushed ANC national executive committee meeting on Friday for Mbeki "to take the ANC into his confidence".

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Press Releases

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Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

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Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

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Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs