Daily Archives: June 7, 2016

Municipal services reaching more people

The number of people that received services from municipalities increased between 2014 and 2015, says Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). Stats SA on Tuesday released the results of the Non-Financial Census of Municipalities (NMCF) for the year ended June 2015. The NFCM measures selected aspects of service delivery, including water, electricity, solid waste management, sewerage

Africa’s fastest computer launched

The launch of Africa’s fastest computer is already improving South Africa’s competitiveness in the research and development space. Dr Thomas Auf der Heyde, the Deputy Director-General for Research Development and Support at the Department of Science and Technology, said this when he unveiled Lenyau, which is dubbed Africa’s fastest computer, at the CSIR’s Centre for

SOUTH AFRICAN STATE SECURITY MINISTER ASSURES NO THREAT FROM US TERROR ALERT

South African State Security Minister David Mahlobo has assured that the security services will continue to work on matters of violent extremism and terrorism and ensure the safety of all citizens and residents. “We remain a strong and stable democratic country and there is no immediate danger posed by the alert,” the Minister said here

SOUTH AFRICA SETS OUT TO IMPROVE COMPETITIVENESS OF FURNITURE INDUSTRY

South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is on a mission to improve the competitiveness of the country’s furniture manufacturing industry, especially of small-scale furniture manufacturers across the country. The department aims to increase the furniture manufacturers’ productivity and their contribution in job creation and economic growth, the dti said in a statement. “The