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By: Bradley Dubbelman     17th February 2011 South-South trade is growing fast; carbon regulation, and in particular taxation, must not disadvantage South Africa economically; Israeli Prime... 

SA moves to neutral stance on Ivory Coast vote

By: Sapa     17th February 2011 South Africa believes that dwelling on the "inconclusive" elections in Ivory Coast will not help in negotiating a political settlement in that... 

Eskom signs up 373 MW of IPP power, initiates buy-back pilot

By: Terence Creamer     16th February 2011 State-owned electricity utility Eskom has signed up a total of 373 MW of private power under its medium term power purchase programme (MTPPP),... 

More South African News

South-South trade booming despite high trade barriers

By: Loni Prinsloo     16th February 2011 South-South trade is growing fast, but barriers among developing countries are still up to seven times higher than those imposed by the developed... 

Consulting firm warns against unintended consequences of SA carbon tax 

By: Christy van der Merwe     16th February 2011 As South Africa grappled with the proposed introduction of a carbon tax, consultancy firm Africa International Advisors (AIA) has warned that... 

SA taps former PIC head Molefe to lead Transnet  

By: Reuters     16th February 2011 South Africa has appointed the former head of its government pension fund to lead troubled logistics group Transnet, which transports coal and iron... 

Concern over artisan training 

By: Sapa     16th February 2011 The extent to which South Africa has slipped backwards in the training of artisans was made clear by Deputy Economic Development Minister Enoch... 

SA needs to make up mind on foreign investment – Sanral CEO 

By: Sapa     16th February 2011 South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) chief executive Nazir Alli lambasted the outcry over news that a mainly foreign-owned... 

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