Category Archives: Business

Indigenous Indonesian Tribe Emerges for Annual Tribute

No one knows where Indonesia’s Baduy people got their name: some say it is from the Cibaduy river in West Java, or that it’s a reference to the grass, Areuy Baduyut, that grows in their …

US Pecan Growers Seek to Break Out of the Pie Shell

The humble pecan is being rebranded as more than just pie.

Pecan growers and suppliers are hoping to sell U.S. consumers on the virtues of North America’s only native nut as a hedge against a …

SOUTH AFRICAN EDUCATION DEPT ORDERED TO REPLACE ALL PIT LATRINES IN SCHOOLS FOLLOWING DEATH OF BOY

POLOKWANE, SOUTH AFRICA– The High Court in Polokwane in South Africa’s Limpopo Province has ordered the Department of Basic Education (DBE) in the province to replace all pit latrines in schools following the death of …

RAMAPHOSA TO ATTEND SADC TROKIA MEETING IN LUANDA TUESDAY

PRETORIA– South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to travel to Luanda, Angola, Ruesday to attend a South African Development Community (SADC) Double Troika meeting to discuss the political and security environment of the SADC …

SOUTH AFRICA INTRODUCES ELECTRONIC TRACKING OF CARGOES ENTERING, LEAVING THE COUNTRY

PRETORIA– The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has a new electronic cargo tracking system which monitors the movement of cargoes coming into and leaving the country.

The paperless cargo reporting system brings to an end …