Sub-Saharan Africa Pharmaceutical Yearbook reveal high revenue earnings

Reports reveal that pharmaceutical markets in sub-Saharan Africa earned revenues of $2.2 billion (R19bn) in 2011 and were estimated to reach $5bn in 2018 as a result of the growing middle class, increasing incidence of non-communicable diseases and the continued burden of infectious diseases. These pharmaceutical markets were expected to have a compound annual growth […]

The South African Reserve Bank is calling for applications for its Arts Scholarship

The South African Reserve Bank (the Bank) has an extensive art collection that includes works in many different media produced from the early twentieth century to the present day. As part of its commitment to supporting and growing a new generation of South African artists, the Bank is offering an annual art scholarship to a […]

Ten Southern Africa Development Committee countries to exchange ideas in a UNESCO sponsored workshop

Ten Southern Africa Development Committee (SADC) countries will next week converge in Botswana, to exchange ideas on strengthening cooperation between cultural and heritage institutions, as well as law enforcement agencies. Sponsored by UNESCO, the 10 countries – Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, South Africa, Angola, Lesotho, Swaziland, Malawi and Mozambique – will dialogue under the banner […]

South Africa says it is ready to host the planned development bank for BRICS Nations

Officials from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are working on feasibility studies for the creation of a BRICS bank expected to mobilise resources for infrastructural development projects in developing nations. South Africa has indicted that it is ready to host such a bank. “I cannot say if South Africa will be chosen as […]

Terra Mauricia Ltd, a Mauritian investment company, to invest about $200 million in Africa’s sugar industry

A Mauritian investment company, Terra Mauricia Ltd. (TERA), plans to build or buy a third sugar factory in Africa at a cost of about $200 million as growth in its domestic market peaks. Terra’s agricultural unit is the largest producer of specialty sugars in the Indian Ocean island nation, with output forecast to reach 90,825 […]

Zimbabwean organization takes ICT to disadvantaged schools in rural areas

A local communications company has started a programme to source for internet equipment and computers in their endeavour to bring information communication technology to disadvantaged schools in rural areas. The International Communication Technology Association of Zimbabwe (ICTAZ) is working in conjunction with the UK-based organisation, Computer Aid International. The association is already identifying beneficiaries and […]