R21-billion in Nelson Mandela bay construction industry

Building projects in the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) have injected over R1.2bn into the Nelson Mandela Bay construction industry over the past two quarters. Coega IDZ says six major construction projects were currently underway in the Coega IDZ, including the erection of a Chinese car and truck manufacturer First Automobile Works’ (FAW) plant, the…

SA’s top young surfers at JBay this weekend

South Africa’s best surfers are headed for the RVCA Junior Surf Series at Jeffreys Bay this weekend Nearly 100 of South Africa’s best young surfers aged 20-and-under are heading for the surfing Mecca of Jeffreys Bay this week to compete in the inaugural RVCA Junior Series which will be run in the world renowned waves…

Tutu gets Human Rights prize, congratulated by Zuma

President Jacob Zuma congratulated Archbishop Desmond Tutu for being awarded the UNESCO/Bilbao Human Rights Prize in France last night. “President Jacob Zuma wishes to congratulate South Africa’s Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu, one of the country’s legendary human rights campaigners, on receiving the UNESCO/Bilbao human rights prize,” said the Presidency. The biennial UNESCO/Bilbao Prize was…