DNAFit Life Sciences Ltd, the leading UK-headquartered and South African operations based genetics company, has received two highly coveted Queen's Awards for Enterprise in the Innovation and International Trade categories. The pioneering company achieved the rare feat of receiving two separate awards in the same year.
Steinhoff International Holdings NV sold out of Hungarian electronics retailer Extreme Digital after its partners moved to cut ties with the South African company embroiled in an accounting scandal. Hungary's Competition Authority approved the disposal of a 50.4 percent shareholding to the company's two founders for an undisclosed sum, Extreme Digital said in a statement Wednesday.
South African union members march during a nationwide protest against a proposed minimum wage in Cape Town, South Africa, April 25, 2018. Photo – Reuters/Sumaya Hisham South African union members march during a nationwide protest against a proposed minimum wage in Cape Town, South Africa, April 25, 2018.
New York Times photographer, Joao Silva, discusses his work and career, with an audience at an exhibition of his work in Johannesburg, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Portuguese-born Silva was grieviously injured in Afghanistan in 2010 when a buried explosive blew off his legs resulting in a grueling recovery with multiple surgeries under military care in the United States.
The nationwide taking place on Wednesday is protected for all employees, regardless of whether or not they are Saftu members. President Cyril Ramaphosa might be trying to solicit R1.2-trillion in new investment , but back home, the country is boiling over with industrial action affecting key sectors such as manufacturing, transport, healthcare and possibly the entire civil service.
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