Weekly Press Review – 28 November 2016

 A possible Chinese takeover of the naval dockyard in Simon’s Town has made headlines this week. The navy is facing an internal revolt amid the possibility that China may soon build vessels inside South Africa’s naval headquarters. An Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between state-owned defense equipment firm Denel and China’s Poly Technologies resulting … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 28 November 2016

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Weekly Press Review – 21 November 2016

Making headlines this week was a fire which broke out aboard a passenger cruise vessel on the Hartbeesdam over the weekend resulting in the deaths of four people. The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) is investigating the incident. A free app is helping 50 small-scale fishers in the province to monitor their catches. According … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 21 November 2016

Weekly Press Review – 14 September 2016

According to the press Transnet, the state-owned freight and logistics company, has set aside R20 million to spend in mergers and acquisitions both inside and outside of South Africa. Transnet’s chief executive, Siyabonga Gama, was quoted as saying that the company would pursue growth opportunities abroad in the face of limited organic growth prospects in … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 14 September 2016

Weekly Press Review – 7 November 2016

An 8,000 ton experimental fishing programme has made headlines this week with the government going to court to defend the programme, which according to scientists could have decimated a valuable fishery. A bid by several large fishing companies was made to have the experimental horse mackerel permit set aside on the grounds that it was … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 7 November 2016