A call to action: Become a manufacturing activist

At the recent Kwa Zulu Natal Manufacturing Indaba, Stavros Nicolaou, member of the Brics Institute Advisory Board and SA Brics Business Council, issued a call to action – Become a Manufacturing activist of made in South Africa, which became a rallying cry of the Indaba. With its multiplier effect…

SA drug mule sentenced to death in Vietnam

Hanoi, Vietnam — A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced a South African man to death after finding him guilty of trafficking nearly 1.5 kilograms (3.3 pounds) of cocaine. The Ho Chi Minh City Law newspaper said Tyron Lee Coetzee was convicted in a half-day trial Tuesday. It said Lee was arrested…

Trump land tweet: South Africa’s pushback could prove costly

U.S. President Donald Trump may have hoped he could rattle Pretoria with his baseless accusation – and hint at retribution – that white South African farmers are being murdered en masse and their land illegally confiscated. If so, he miscalculated. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government has pushed back strongly…