Production

Spy Cables: South African spies wary of Iran operations (Al Jazeera)

Leaked documents describe Tehran working to counter sanctions by using front companies and official channels. Iran’s efforts to use official and unofficial channels in South Africa to beat western-imposed sanctions have raised concerns within South African security services, according to leaked intelligence documents obtained by Al Jazeera. The Spy Cables provide a detailed account of […]

Production

Israeli cable reveals S Africa missile theft cover-up (Al Jazeera)

Leaked Mossad cable shows Israel obtained stolen missile plans, and South Africa asked for their return. A Mossad secret service document leaked to Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit reveals that in 2010 Israel obtained stolen South African anti-tank missile technology. South African intelligence covered it up. Years later, when two men charged with stealing the plans […]

General

Cargill completes $12.5 million investment in South Africa animal feed facility, upgrades production capabilities and demonstrates growth in Africa (PR Newswire)

Increase in customer demand for plant’s premix products boosts efficiency, product quality PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —¬†Driven by an increase in demand from customers throughout the region for animal feed products, Cargill has completed a USD $12.5 million expansion of its premix facility in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. The expansion includes new equipment, […]

General

#spycables – the South African Connection

If you thought the State Security Agency was playing dirty when it took over Parliament during the State of the Nation Address, wait until you see what the latest round of leaked spy cables reveals. Al Jazeera today announced that it has received a digital dump of hundreds of secret intelligence documents including detailed briefings […]

General

CBL Upgrades Banking Information System

The Central Bank of Liberia has installed one of the latest integrated repositories for its Management Information System. According to the 2014 Annual Report of the CBL released recently, the installation forms part of efforts by the entity to ensure that its service delivery meets the highest global standards. Accordingly, the entity has trained its […]

Human Rights

South African Producer's Film Wins Oscar

Ida, the film produced by South Africa-born film and theatre producer Eric Abraham, won Best Foreign Language Film at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday night. The Polish-language black-and-white film shot in a square aspect ratio format was also nominated for best cinematography. This is the second Academy Award for Abraham, the owner and […]