These parts of the South African ocean - home to ancient coral and sea slugs that can fight cancer - will now be protected

2018-10-29 15:27

Together, the new marine protection areas are more than double the size of Kruger National Park.

Fighting pollution key to unlocking SA ocean wealth

2017-05-16 07:51

The maritime industry is one of the largest environmental polliuters, but also offers an opportunity for innovations which are being implemented by some corporates.

Private sector breathes life into Operation Phakisa

2016-06-22 06:38

An initiative that saw three SA companies work together to successfully deliver two world-class marine vessels has been hailed as exemplary by the dti.

By 2033 SA's maritime industry should create 1 million jobs , contribute R177 billion towards GDP

South Africa is situated in one of the busiest and most prominent international sea routes. Watch.

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Zuma pushes for mining rescue plan

2015-09-08 13:25

Government’s Mining Phakisa in October will seek to catalyse the development of the embattled mining industry, says President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma urges mining turnaround plan

2015-08-13 16:23

The government and business need to work together to help reverse the current mining sector downturn, says President Jacob Zuma.


SA economy hasn't performed under former cabinet ministers - Zuma

2017-08-31 18:32

President Jacob Zuma attributes South Africa's economic woes to the "global situation" and says it has nothing to do with his Cabinet reshuffle in March.

SA, Russia commit to strengthen trade ties

2016-06-22 15:21

South Africa and Russia have committed to strengthening economic ties and boosting trade, according to the Department of Trade and Industry.

Amcu snubs Phakisa, says don't know what it is

2015-10-15 18:13

Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa says he won't take part in Mining Phakisa sessions, adding that government is "hellbent on policies that do not address the ills of the past".

Co-op enters Cape seafood big leagues

2015-09-16 20:00

A local aquaculture project has sold its first batch of fish to three high-end seafood retailers in the Western Cape.

Operation Phakisa to drill 30 exploration wells in 10 yrs

2015-08-13 19:01

Government plans on drilling 30 exploration wells in 10 years which would produce 370 000 barrels of oil and gas per day, and create 130 000 jobs, says President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma: SA to spend R9.2bn on Saldanha oil, gas hub

2015-08-13 14:13

A total of R9.2bn will be spent on developing Saldanha Bay as an oil and gas hub, says President Jacob Zuma.

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