Despite widespread media criticism of the proposed amendments to the country’s mining legislation, the intended law the has support of at least two influential business formations.
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The nation’s powerful business bodies, the Black Business Council (BBC) and Business Unity SA (Busa), have put their differences aside to ensure that South Africa is properly represented in the mooted Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Business Council.
The department of trade and industry (the dti) has defended the track record of the country’s incentives programmes, which in the past have been less than effective in attracting investors and creating jobs.
Eastern Cape is looking to diversify its economy in areas not related to the automotive sector, its lifeblood and largest employer.
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Saturday. The Croc and I are up bright and early. Impolitely so, if you ask me, but we don’t have a choice. The Commander in Chief is in town so that’s that.
Honestly, do we really need the department of public works? Has it brought us anything but embarrassment and scandal?