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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Education, Training, Research

Education, Training, Research

An economic overview of South Africa

Three small rural towns in a remote part of South Africa’s dry north-west are the sites of the very latest in technology, and could hold the key to boosting growth in the South African economy.

A snapshot of South Africa’s nine provinces

Key facts about South Africa's nine provincial economies, with resource links to explore the business and investment environment of each region in more depth.

Igniting the entrepreneurial mindset of community-based small business owners

SMME's win at recent Community Enterprises Exhibition as a result of transformative and targeted learning.

Forward Thinking Conference focusses on 4IR maritime skills

Topics of discussion during the Forward Thinking for Maritime Education and Training Excellence conference, hosted by the South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI) in Durban.

Forward Thinking Conference concerned with growing maritime jobs

The urgency of growing jobs through suitable skills development and entrepreneurial opportunities topped the agenda at the conference.

Eastern Cape universities are leading research in vital sectors

Partnerships and collaboration between educational institutions, the private sector and government are preparing the way for future generations to be on the edge of innovation in vital sectors.

Science and Innovation conducts study tour to Europe for 4IR policy

The study tour, led by the South African Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), follows the approval of the new White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation.

Inspiring Productivity in South Africa

False Bay TVET College's Centre for Entrepreneurship / Rapid Incubator (CFE/RI) is the proud recipient of the Productivity SA Western Cape Regional Award in the Public Sector Category.

Mutual agreement of understanding on automotive and mobility between Unimore and UP

The Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) co-ordinated the Automotive and Mobility Workshop that culminated in a signed mutual agreement between the Italian and Gauteng based universities.

The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu

A fascinating account of the destruction of, search for and discovery, protection and restoration of early written documents about Africa.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Durban Aerotropolis is ready to take flight

Once complete, it will become the economic driver of the province, creating 750 000 jobs.

Northern Cape Metals Industrial Cluster now in implementation phase

The Cluster will be fully established through a development of four phases. Phase 1 is currently under development.

A growing boatbuilding industry ready for investment

Each year, 80 to 200 cruising yachts pass Cape Town from the Indian Ocean en-route to the Caribbean – a lucrative market waiting for enthusiastic investors.

Featured Business Opportunities

FDC offers affordable rental rates for businesses

The property management and development unit of the FDC has a diverse property portfolio.

Office and industrial space available in central South African province

There are opportunities to rent factory space at Free State Development Corporation properties in Botshabelo, Phuthaditjhaba and Industriqwa.

A snapshot of South Africa’s nine provinces

Key facts about South Africa's nine provincial economies, with resource links to explore the business and investment environment of each region in more depth.