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Reasons for delay in disbursement of funds for drought relief promised by South Africa are mutual and cannot be attributed to one government only: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (The Namibia Press Agency)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the reasons for delay in the disbursement of funds for drought relief promised by neighbour South Africa in 2013 are mutual and cannot be attributed to one government only. Deputy Director of Information and Research in the foreign affairs ministry, Marbeline Mwashekele, made the clarification in a media statement […]

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DTI Urges Companies to Enter Awards as Deadline Looms

Pretoria – As the closing date approaches, the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has urged companies to submit their entries for the third annual South African Premier Business Awards. The closing date to enter the awards is 6 March 2015. The awards bring together all single sectored awards that include exporters, manufacturers and women […]

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Pan-African Agency Launches on Friday

AFRICAN Press Association (APA), a digital first news service for the African continent, is set to resume operations on Friday. APA is Pan Africa’s leading source of intelligent information for business, innovative technology, Pan African news content, Public Relations, Press Office, Advertising and professionals. According to APA Chairman, Mr. John Crowngold, the Pan African news […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Obtains South Africa Licence, Sets Up Office in Johannesburg [press release]

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions announces that its new wholly-owned subsidiary, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Advisors South Africa Pty Ltd, is now licenced by the South African Financial Services Board to operate in the country as a Financial Services Provider (FSP). Under its FSP licence, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Advisors South Africa Pty Ltd will originate, […]