Gauteng premier Nomvula Mokonyane was the speaker at the latest New Age Business Briefing, where she spoke about her plans to strengthen the province's position as the economic hub of South Africa and the gateway to Africa.
• Gauteng Hotline to raise service bar
While the idea for a Brics development bank could hold great benefits for Africa, it must be driven by more than just political will, said expert panellists at a debate hosted by research and strategy consultants Frontier Advisory.
• Brics a boost to Brand South Africa
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has developed a process to manufacture titanium powder for industrial and medical applications, making it possible for South Africa to establish a new industry that will add value to the light metal, instead of exporting it.
• New mining industry centre launched