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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Source: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. |

Samsung AddWash™ is Energy Efficient and Cost Effective

Innovative design allows washing top-up in mid-cycle

Samsung’s AddWash™ (www.Samsung.com) front-loader washing machines have been designed to have less impact on both the environment and the consumer’s pocket, thanks to their innovative Eco Bubble technology. “AddWash™ machines are intended to make washday much easier, thanks to the larger load capacity, as well as the cleverly-designed additional AddWash™ door.…

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Source: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. |

Samsung Electronics Ushers in a New Era in Home Entertainment with QLED TV

Visual display industry undergoing a paradigm shift in 2017

Samsung Electronics (www.Samsung.com) has launched its new QLED Q9, Q8, and Q7 TV series with the belief that this latest range of TVs will create an entirely new era in home entertainment. “With the advent of QLED TV, Samsung can provide the most true-to-life picture on screen, having been successful…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to attend SADC meeting in Tanzania

Amongst other things, the meeting is expected to consider the situations in the Kingdom of Lesotho and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the consolidation of democracy in the region and the request from the Union of Comoros and the Republic of Burundi to join SADC

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will lead a South African government delegation at the meeting of the SADC Inter-State Politics and Diplomacy Committee (ISPDC) taking place in Dar-Es-Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania, from 20 to 24 February 2017. Amongst other things, the meeting is expected to consider the…

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Source: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. |

Samsung ushers in latest tech trends at annual Africa Forum

The 8th annual event will showcase the latest technologies designed with Africa in mind

Samsung (www.Samsung.com) will be showcasing the latest range of products at the 8th Annual Samsung Africa Forum happening at the Cape Town International Convention Centre this week. With the expected continuous growth of this market in 2017, Samsung Electronics aims to lead the continent’s development in the consumer electronics space.…

Source: United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) |

New Permanent Representative of Lesotho Presents Credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva

Moshe Neo Kao, the new Permanent Representative of Lesotho to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva

Moshe Neo Kao, the new Permanent Representative of Lesotho to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.   Prior to his appointment, Mr. Kao had been working as an independent consultant in Geneva on trade…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information |

Salga Welcomes Budget Proposals for the Fiscal Year 2017/2018 and Initiatives Aimed at Strengthening Financial Management in Municipalities

The slow global economic growth has catapulted local government into the forefront of initiatives to leverage budget spend, infrastructure development, and economic facilitation to ensure sustainably cities and economies broadly

The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) welcomes the Budget proposals for the fiscal year 2017/2018 as presented by the Minister of Finance, Honourable Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday, 22 February 2017, Cape Town, Parliament. SALGA appreciates the context and challenges facing the country, and the local government sphere in particular,…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

Certificates Backlog Angers Committee

The Committee will engage the departments of Telecommunications and Basic Education on what steps can be taken to address the situation

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has called for disciplinary measures against officials responsible for delays in issuing certificates to students who have graduated. The Chairperson of the Committee, Ms Connie September, said the Committee noted the efforts of Minister Mr Blade Nzimande in trying to resolve the…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

Nurturing Export Culture and Capacity to Increase Exporters

According to the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, the strategy aims to increase South Africa's capacity for exporting diversified and value-added goods to various global markets

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will host three-day export training workshops in three provinces next month as part of its efforts to nurture the culture of export and increase the number of the country’s exporters. The workshops, which will be held in Polokwane, Pretoria, Cape Town and…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information |

Minister Radebe to Address the Launch of Ivili Loboya Textiles

Ivili Loboya is Africa’s first cashmere fabric manufacturer located at Ibika near Butterworth in the Eastern Cape Province

Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation and Chairperson of the National Planning Commission, Jeff Radebe will deliver the keynote address at the launch of Ivili Loboya textiles. Ivili Loboya is Africa’s first cashmere fabric manufacturer located at Ibika near Butterworth in the Eastern Cape Province. Ivili produces…

Source: Sage |

Sage Foundation launches $1 million Enterprise Fund to inspire innovation and change in Africa

The new $1 million fund is open to non-profits in Africa with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives of military veterans, young people or women and girls

Sage (www.Sage.com/za), the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR, and payment systems, has today launched Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund (https://www.Sage.com/company/sage_foundation). The new $1 million fund is open to non-profits in Africa with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives of military veterans, young people or women…