* The BRICS nations’ Ministers of Science and Technology will meet in Cape Town on 10 and 11 February, to discuss matters of mutual interest regarding innovation, science, and technology. Derek Hanekom, our Minister of Science and Technology, will lead the discussions. A Memorandum of Understanding is expected to be signed too, reports The New Age.
* The 2014 South African showcase of more than 200 award winning wines of the International Wine & Spirit Competition takes place on Thursday at the Grande Roche in Paarl.
* Beer sales are down in Germany, a trend which has been evident for the past seven years, and have reached the lowest level of sales in the past 25 years! UK beer sales by contrast have increased in the past two quarters, for Continue reading →