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Ivory Park principals among the best in SA

Johannesburg - School principals, who head schools in Ivory Park, have been commended for their hard work and coherent leadership.On Monday, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga addressed a crowd of education stakeholders gathered at Ivory Park Community Hall for an Imbizo."You have some of the…

Imbizo Focus Week wraps up

Pretoria - While acknowledging that times are tough economically, government is committed to doing its best to improve the lives of people by creating conditions that are conducive to economic growth and job creation."Already we see a significantly improved electricity supply, development of Agri-Parks, fisheries…

Namibian Waterskiers Excel in SA

Nine Namibian water-skiers of various ages competed in the South African and All Africa Water Ski Championships held at Lake Grappa near Kakamas in South Africa over the Easter weekend, 25 to 27 March 2016.During official practise weather conditions were perfect and all the water…

GDP increases by 1.3 percent in 2015

The economy grew by 1.3 percent in 2015, Statistician General Pali Lehohla announced on Tuesday."According to the latest preliminary indicators, the annual real estimate of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for 2015 increased by 1.3 percent compared with 2014," said the Statistician General. The economy grew…

SA-China joint working group meets in Beijing

Department of Water and Sanitation Director General Margaret-Ann Diedricks has left for Beijing to participate in a technical working committee of the Joint Working Group (JWG) between China and South Africa.The meeting comes after President Jacob Zuma and China's President Xi Jinping signed the Pretoria…

Developing World Leapfrogs to Cashless Society

Major credit card companies are expanding their efforts in emerging economies to help move from traditional cash exchange to electronic processing of transactions. From merchants in local markets to full service commercial bankers, credit card companies are encouraging new technologies to facilitate the growth of…