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South Africa boasts of first green airport in Africa

George a small town in South Africa now has the first green airport in Africa.The first green airport in Africa, will run entirely on power supplied by 2,000 solar panels. Its control towers,the escalators, the baggage carousels and its ATMs will be run by solar energy.


Rwanda to construct Model Villages in rural communities

The government will pursue a plan to set aside planned settlement sites in different parts of the country and invest in building ‘model villages’ there as part of the latest efforts to modernise rural settlements, officials at the Rwanda Housing Authority (RHA) have said.


320 new robots to enhance Volkswagen SA production

The estimated R4.5 billion investment announced last year has been allocated to the upgrade and refurbishment of production facilities and quality (R3 billion), development of local supplier capacity (R1.5 billion) as well as development and training of employees (R29 million).


Marriott International to invest in new hotels in South Africa

Marriott International has announced that it will invest in new hotels in South Africa at a cost of US$ 220m. The American multinational diversified hospitality company says it will develop 3 hotels in South Africa.


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