Category Archives: Building & Construction

President Zuma conveys condolences on the passing of Alberton building victims

President Jacob Zuma has extended his condolences to the families and relatives of on nine people who lost their lives when a house collapsed at the Meyersdal Eco Estate in Alberton, south-east of Johannesburg, on …

Statistics key to development in Africa

Pretoria: Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) says the importance of collecting accurate data cannot be overstated, as it remains a vital pillar in Africa’s development.

“Africa needs deep, precious statistics to quench the thirst for …

SA welcomes R232m grant to fight rhino poaching

Pretoria: The Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa, has welcomed a R232.2 million grant to help combat rhino poaching in southern Africa.

The Dutch and Swedish Postcode Lotteries made the funding available to …

September to table paper on housing finance

Pretoria: Housing finance and urban development will form the thrust of a paper Human Settlements Minister Connie September will deliver at a meeting with her SADC (Southern African Development Community) counterparts in Zambia.

The minister …

Construction of MeerKat kicks off – Hanekom

Cape Town: The construction of the 64-dish MeerKat satellite dishes – a precursor of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project – had commenced, the Minister of Science and Technology Derek Hanekom said on Thursday.

Government …