In the news today: SA investor confidence up, university is a privilege and new salt sieve able to create safe drinking water


2018: A brand new chapter

South Africa ranks no 4 in Africa in ‘most attractive investment destination’ poll and no 2 in an ‘African competitiveness’ ranking, which places investor confidence on the up says Dr Kingsley Makhubela of Brand South Africa.  READ MORE

Bernstine Bill guns for just rewards

New bill set to limit payouts to life insurance beneficiaries if the insured died while committing an act of terrorism.  READ MORE

Producer-price increases pick up steam

Factories across the globe are finding it tough to keep up with demand, potentially forcing them to raise prices with a knock-on effect for inflation.  READ MORE

Uni not for everyone

Student progress should be monitored and managed like an investment is managed, says UDM leader Bantu Holomisa of Zuma’s free tertiary education announcement.  READ MORE

Solution to drought-ravaged areas

Promising graphene oxide sieve could be highly efficient at filtering salts, says a team of scientists from the University of Manchester.  READ MORE