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Better urban planning can boost productivity by reducing commuting times Durban, 21 November 2016 SOUTH Africans spend more time in the traffic commuting than their counterparts in 22 similar countries – and when taken into account the country’s poorest citizens typically live on the fringes due to the legacy of spatial fragmentation – the impact...
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Johannesburg Remains Africa’s Most Visited City Cape Town is ranked third and Durban is ranked fifth on the list of the continent’s most visited cities  JOHANNESBURG–15 November 2016 – Johannesburg is set to be the most popular destination city in Africa for the fourth year, according to the 2016 Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index. The...
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Transnet National Ports Authority has commenced a multi-million rand port infrastructure rehabilitation project at the small domestic seaport of Port Nolloth on the north-western coast of South Africa. The project is aimed at improving infrastructure for offshore activities and forms part of efforts to develop the country’s marine transport and manufacturing industry in line with...
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Source : Sa People Just over a year ago, a photo of the Johannesburg mail centre went viral – it was in chaos – and things have hardly got better for the parastatal in 2015. But 2016 could see a massive change, with the head of a major JSE-listed financial company taking over the crippled mail service in a few weeks’ time. Mark Barnes....
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Story Highlights When wind and solar generation are combined, the net effect is a significant contribution to baseload power. Wind and solar facilities outputs closely follows the country’s Summer, Winter and Peak Day demand profiles for electricity. Global wind and solar company, Mainstream Renewable Power, has conducted preliminary analysis of South Africa’s wind and solar...
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Story Highlights Ranked 4th best globally by MyPrivateBanking Research in the category of Mobile Apps for Wealth Management 2015 6th best globally by the UX Alliance for usability and ease of use. The FNB Banking App scooped international awards, placing it at the top in the category of banking apps, the app has just been...
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Aqua4Life rallies the community to fight the water crisis for Mandela Day Aqua4Life, distributers of LifeStraw®, a multi-award winning range of water filtration products in Southern Africa, launches a 67 Minutes for Mandela Day drive – with a buy one give one campaign to help save the lives of thousands. Upon the purchase of any...
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Image Credit: Shutterstock/Africa Studio ‘Allow the public to generate power themselves as well’ say Solidarity In the end, the electricity crisis will have only one solution and that is to allow the public to also generate, distribute and sell power. This is what Solidarity, in collaboration with the do-it-yourself expo, KragDag, said today in a...
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Image Source: Shutterstock/Kobus Peche The proposal could revive previous plans to raise funds for the company. “Given Eskom’s constrained balance sheet and government’s constrained fiscal position, there is a need to explore all options,” the Treasury said in a statement. “Consideration is being given to ring-fencing and selling stakes in Eskom’s non-core businesses or power...
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Image Source: Shutterstock/Joseph Sohm Investing in public toilets could reduce the number of sexual assaults in South African townships by almost a third and lower the economic cost of the crime on society, public health experts said on Wednesday. Many women in South Africa must walk long distances from their homes to public toilets, leaving...
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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'