Tag: InvestSA

David Makhura: How Gauteng stands to benefit from this year’s SA Investment Conference

At last year’s South Africa Investment Conference, close to R300 billion was pledged to investment in South Africa. How much of this went to the Gauteng Province? CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha spoke to Gauteng Premier David Makhura about the impact this investment has had to the Province to date and what the future holds.

Investec’s role in SA’s economic turnaround

With the tough economic times in South Africa, the president Cyril Ramaphosa is looking for investors to help sustain the country. CNBC Africa's Karabo Letlhatlha spoke to CEO of Investec, Fani Titi about which role the company will play to contribute towards an economic turnaround.

Mara Phone CEO: How Mara Phones will boost digital banking in Africa

The second South Africa investment conference kicked off yesterday with President Ramaphosa praising the Mara Phone plant in KZN as it is putting South Africa on the map for manufacturing Proudly African innovative technology. CNBC Africa’ Kopano Gumbi spoke with Mara Phone CEO, Ashish Thakkarr for more.

Minister Dlodlo on how to empower SA’s youth economically

South Africa faces myriad of threats among them is the high unemployment the security of foreign nationals and investments made in this country, against this background CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha spoke with Ayanda Dlodlo the Minister of State Security and Intelligence for more.

MTN announces R50bn investment in SA over next 5 years

MTN will be investing R50 billion over the next five years at a rate of around R10 billion a year. At the South Africa Investment Conference underway in Sandton, MTN CEO Rob Shuter told CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi how these funds will be deployed.

Naspers SA CEO on investment plans, regulatory issues

At the inaugural South Africa Investment Conference last year Naspers had pledged R4.6 billion, of which a quarter has been spent to date. At this year’s Conference held in Sandton, CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbe spoke to Naspers SA CEO Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa.

GGDA: How the new Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone will uplift the community

The Gauteng Growth & Development Agency helped propel the establishment of the Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone which was officially launched by President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday. Mosa Tshabalala, Group CEO of the Gauteng Growth & Development Agency spoke to CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha and told him more about this initiative, the size of the investment and the jobs that it will create.

SA #RWC2019 win: One of the reasons to invest in South Africa

As the second South Africa Investment Conference kicked off in Sandton this amid talk of selling the country to investors the country’s sportsmen had already posted a huge advertisement by winning the rugby world cup. Last night the conquering heroes came home to Africa. Victorious Springbok captain Siya Kolisi strode through arrivals with the golden William Webb-Ellis trophy in his hands at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg to consummate South Africa’s third rugby world cup win.
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