South Africa recorded a trade surplus of R13-billion this November, following significant growth in exports for the year-to-date.
The figure is cumulative one, which covers the six months between January 1 and June 30, 2016. During the same period in 2015, South Africa had recorded a deficit of R22.95-billion.
Shivambu was speaking to black professionals in Sandton this week. Food security is a major political issue in South Africa and Shivambu thinks it is embarrassing and disempowering that the people of this country are so heavily reliant in imports.
Johannesburg – South Africa announced its opposition to a total ban on rhino trophy exports. Instead government claimed it had beefed up hunting rules amid a poaching crisis that has already left 96 rhino killed this year alone. The government backed a recommendation by the United Nations wildlife trade regulator CITES secretariat that a proposal…