ARTICLES RELATING TO DEREK HANEKOM

SA tourism harmed by visa rules - Hanekom

2015-05-15 20:00

The new visa requirements are deterring travellers from visiting our country and the government is reviewing them says Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom.

Hanekom: SA cities uniqueness a selling point

2015-05-10 19:05

South African cities needed to tap into their unique characteristics that would make them a selling point that would appeal to tourists, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom has said.

Signal loss at State of the Nation 'a glitch'

2015-02-15 14:30

Cabinet ministers have termed the loss of cellphone signal in the National Assembly during the opening of Parliament a "technical glitch", and say the violence that marred the event would not dissuade foreign investors or tourists from coming to South Africa.

Ebola not hurting SA tourism - ministry

2014-10-31 07:05

There is no empirical evidence of a drop in tourist arrivals to the country because of fear of the Ebola virus, says Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom.

Hanekom: SA must rethink travel

2014-09-18 20:09

Innovation at the intersection of technology, travel and tourism will require SA to constantly rethink travel, says Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.

SA tourism 'must be realistic about growth'

2014-08-08 11:58

The SA tourism industry must be realistic about its growth expectations, according to Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.

Technology Innovation Agency bosses fired

2014-04-01 19:28

The chief executive officer and chief financial officer of the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) have been dismissed, the science and technology ministry says.

Hanekom welcomes UK SKA donation

2014-03-11 20:48

Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom has welcomed a UK contribution of R1.7bn to the Square Kilometre Array project.

SA to punt NDP to global leaders at Davos

2014-01-19 21:00

South Africa is planning to highlight the National Development Plan when seven ministers attend the World Economic Forum held in Davos, says the National Treasury.

SA matric results hide 'problems'

2014-01-09 10:02

Despite the increase in the pass rate for South African matrics, the results hide a disturbing revelation when the subject data is analysed.

 

Robben Island prison goes solar

2015-05-14 21:09

Robben Island prison, where the late president Nelson Mandela was imprisoned and which is now a popular tourist destination, is to soon run solely on solar power.

Tourism minister escapes dramatic hijacking

2015-02-26 11:23

Gauteng police are on the trail of three hijackers who fired shots during an attempt to hijack Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom outside his Johannesburg home.

Bill Nye explains evolution - with emojis

2014-12-15 14:00

Science educator Bill Nye in an online YouTube video has taken to the internet to teach evolution - with emojis.

Chinese tourists killed in North West crash

2014-10-03 19:31

Three Chinese tourists have been killed and 15 injured in a road accident in Brits, North West.

Business tourism pivotal driver for SA economy

2014-08-18 11:44

The SA government recognises the impact the business events industry continues to have on the economy, says Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.

New visa rules will choke SA tourism - DA

2014-06-23 16:24

The DA has warned that new visa requirements will have a devastating impact on the country's tourism sector, which employs almost 600 000 people.

SKA puts Africa on the map - Hanekom

2014-03-26 22:06

The Square Kilometre Array radio telescope will put South Africa and the continent on the map in a different way, Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom says.

Rural communities embrace big science - and God

2014-01-22 08:30

Poor and generally conservative communities are accepting of cutting edge science projects that may contradict their beliefs, the science and technology minister has said.

Zuma scores an F on DA, ID report card

2014-01-15 14:52

President Jacob Zuma has scored another F on the 2013 Cabinet report card released by the DA and ID. Many of his Cabinet also received very low scores.

SA to manage IP carefully for SKA project

2013-11-14 07:25

Intellectual Property rights will have to be carefully managed in order to ensure that scientists and engineers working on the SKA (Square Kilometre Array) can collaborate effectively, a government minister has said.

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