Friday April 19, 2019 03:49

SOUTH AFRICA Press Releases

Rhenus establishes its own network in South Africa by acquiring World Net Events—25 Mar 19

The Rhenus Group took over the South African freight forwarding and logistics specialist, World Net Logistics (WNL), which has its headquarters in Johannesburg, in March 2019. In addition to having a dense network of business sites in South Africa, the

FSS Makes Strategic Investment in Ecentric to Accelerate Growth Momentum in Stcoks—13 Mar 19

FSS (Financial Software and Systems), a global payments technology company, has announced a strategic investment in Ecentric Payment Systems, a Standard Bank subsidiary and a leading payment processor in South Africa. FSS has acquired a 46% stake in

University of Cape Town Business School Strengthens Global Positioning General—01 Feb 19

- Global accreditations help underline value of studying in an emerging market, say experts. The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) in South Africa and 14 other business schools from around the world have been re-accredited by

Tis the Season for Emirates Festive Offerings General—19 Dec 18

Emirates is bringing Christmas joy to the skies this December with a delicious festive menu on select connecting flights from Dubai to Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Europe, the United States and South Africa – along with nostalgic

Huawei Cloud Unveils in South Africa, Enabling to Build a Fully Connected Intelligent General—15 Nov 18

HUAWEI CLOUD, the cloud-computing services of Huawei, announced it had unveiled a new region in South Africa at AfricaCom 2018 on November 14, making the company the world's first cloud service provider that operates a local data center to provide cloud

ITW Consulting Associates With Cricket South Africa for the Commercial Syndication of the MSL T20 General—24 Oct 18

- Will manage the commercial and sales business through rights acquired by Global Sports Commerce ITW Consulting, India-based Sports management company through Global Sports Commerce (GSC), has acquired On-ground Rights, Sponsorships and Broadcast

ทีวีไกด์: หนีเที่ยวกัน ฟลุคลีอชิ ฝ่าคลื่นยักษ์เฝ้าฉลาม ตะลึงสิ่งมหัศจรรย์กลางทะเล! บันเทิง—22 Oct 18

เป็นทริปสุดตื่นตาตื่นใจในแอฟริกาใต้ที่แท้ทรู ฟลุค-เกริกพล ควงลูกชาย อชิ-อชิรวัตติ์ และหวานใจ ลี-นาตาลี นั่งเรือฝ่าคลื่นยักษ์ไปกลางทะเล เพื่อตามหา South Africa's Marine Big 5 งานนี้โชคดีสุดๆ ได้เจอ Humpback whale วาฬหลังค่อม

ทีวีไกด์: หนีเที่ยวกัน นาตาลี สุดระทึก! ประจันหน้าฝูงสิงโต South Africa บันเทิง—21 Sep 18

ตื่นเต้นสุดระทึก! พิธีกรคนสวย นาตาลี เจียรวนนท์ บุกเดี่ยวไปแอดเวนเจอร์กลางป่า South Africa โดยไม่มีหวานใจสุดหล่อ ฟลุค-เกริกพล มาด้วย พูดเลยว่าลุ้นทุกวินาทีตั้งแต่ก้าวขี้นรถ แค่เริ่มทริปก็ทำใจเต้นไม่เป็นจังหวะ เจอ ช้างแอฟริกา ทั้งโขลงยืนขวางหน้ารถ!

The 2018 WISE Awards Winners Announced General—18 Jul 18

The WISE Awards recognize six innovative education initiatives from Nigeria, China, USA, Pakistan, South Africa and Canada The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), announced today the six 2018 WISE Awards

Mainstream Renewable Power Completes USD$520 Million Financial Close for Two Wind Farms in South Energy—06 Jun 18

Global wind and solar developer Mainstream Renewable Power has completed financial close for the Kangnas and Perdekraal East Wind Farms in South Africa, which have a combined capacity of 250 megawatts (MW). A consortium led by Mainstream was awarded the

World Bank Group Releases its Systematic Country Diagnostic for South Stcoks—15 May 18

PRETORIA, May 14, 2018 — South Africa can achieve more inclusive and sustainable development with coordinated reforms across a broad range of areas that maximize development impact and address constraints to reduction in poverty and inequality,

IMF-SARB High-Level Workshop on the Withdrawal of Correspondent Banking Relationships in Pretoria- Stcoks—18 May 18

On May 10, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) organized, in collaboration with the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), a High-Level Workshop on the Withdrawal of Correspondent Banking Relationships (CBRs) in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), with a focus on

DIMENSION DATA AND CISCO TAKE ANTI-POACHING TECHNOLOGY INTO AFRICA IT—09 May 18

Expansion follows a successful pilot in South Africa which reduced rhino poaching incidents by 96% Global technology giants, Dimension Data and Cisco, today announced that they are expanding their anti-poaching Connected Conservation programme into

South African Mohair Industry#s Response to Claims of Animal Abuse General—07 May 18

The South African Mohair Industry is shocked by reports about animals being mistreated that came to light on Wednesday, 2 May 2018. We view these reports in a very serious light and are treating them with the greatest of urgency. (Logo:

HeroTel Selects Cambium Networks Wireless Broadband Connectivity Solution IT—03 May 18

Largest Wireless Internet Service Provider in South Africa Starts Rollout of ePMP(TM) Elevate to Meet Overwhelming Demand and Support Future Growth Cambium Networks , a leading global provider of wireless broadband solutions, today announced that

Country and sector risks worldwide: Now that peak growth has been reached in the United States and General—18 Apr 18

- Nigeria, South Africa and the energy sector in Brazil, Argentina and Chile are taking advantage of the rise in commodity prices Business confidence is starting to be affected by the risk of a trade war Particularly strong global growth (a forecast of

Mondi Group Upgraded To #BBB+# On Strengthening Credit Outlook Stable Stcoks—12 Apr 18

LONDON (S&P Global Ratings) April 12, 2018--S&P Global Ratings said today that it raised its long-term issuer credit rating on U.K. and South Africa-listed paper and packaging producer Mondi Group to 'BBB+' from 'BBB'. The outlook is stable. We

South Africa: Better Education Spatial Integration Crucial for Reduced Inequality, Job Stcoks—11 Apr 18

PRETORIA, April 10, 2018 — In an environment of accelerating but still modest growth, government policies that stimulate competition and create the fiscal space needed to build a skilled labor force from the poor population of South Africa, would

ASIA DMC TAKES CROSS-CULTURAL COLLABORATION TO SOUTH AFRICA WITH SEEZA General—28 Mar 18

SEEZA Destination Network's Founder and Director, Mr Septi M. Bukula, visits Hanoi as part of partnership focused on self-improvement, practical learning and promoting new business opportunities… Award-winning destination management company, ASIA

African Reinsurance Corp. (South Africa) Ltd. Rating Affirmed At #A-#; Outlook Stcoks—12 Feb 18

JOHANNESBURG (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 12, 2018--S&P Global Ratings said today that it affirmed its 'A-' insurer financial strength rating (FSR) on South Africa-based African Reinsurance Corp. (South Africa) Ltd. (ARCSA). The outlook is stable.

Sasol#s R13,6 billion FT Wax Expansion Project Complete, Successfully Energy—06 Feb 18

Today, Sasol inaugurated the full completion of its R13,6 billion FT Wax Expansion Project (FTWEP). Phase 2 began beneficial operation in March 2017, while phase 1 was commissioned in 2015. "With completion of this project, South Africa is now one of

Sanford Health increases global presence with expansion in seven countries General—24 Jan 18

Sanford Health is expanding its presence in international health care by extending services to seven countries. This year, Sanford Health will enter New Zealand, Ireland, Vietnam, Costa Rica and South Africa and increase its presence in China and Ghana.

IMFC Selects South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago as New Stcoks—19 Jan 18

The members of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), the policy advisory committee of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), have selected Mr. Lesetja Kganyago, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, as

Photo Release: UK soccer stars Paul Parker and Quinton Fortune show off skills with the Bounce team General—06 Dec 17

BOUNCE, the worldwide phenomenon that took the beloved backyard activity of trampolining and multiplied it by x100, welcomed two of football's big stars; Paul Parker, English former professional footballer and Quinton Fortune, South African former

Sasol Signs US$3.9 Billion Five-year Revolving Credit Facility Energy—24 Nov 17

Sasol, the South African chemicals and energy company, has increased its existing US$1.5 billion Revolving Credit Facility ("the Facility") to US$3.9 billion and extended the maturity to five years with the inclusion of two further extension options of

EWAN TAYLOR APPOINTED GENERAL MANAGER OF STYLISH NEW X2 CHIANG MAI RIVERSIDE Lifestyle—13 Nov 17

Award-winning South African GM takes the reigns at the acclaimed all-suite boutique resort in Thailand's cultural capital Ewan Taylor has been appointed General Manager of X2 Chiang Mai Riverside Resort, the stylish new all-suite boutique resort which

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to South Africa Stcoks—09 Nov 17

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Ana Lucía Coronel, visited South Africa during October 30 - November 8, 2017, to discuss recent economic developments and outlook in the context of its regular surveillance activities. At the

Ratings Raised On South African Transaction Transsec 2 (RF)#s ABS Notes Following Stcoks—08 Nov 17

MOSCOW (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 8, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today raised its credit ratings on Transsec 2 (RF) Ltd. (Transsec 2)'s class A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, B1-Dfrd, B2-Drfd, C1-Dfrd, and C2-Dfrd notes (see list below). Today's upgrades