Here’s where South Africans can travel without a visa

South Africa has the most powerful passport on the African continent, with its citizens able to enter a full 90 countries across the world...

SA’s key economic sectors

Among the key sectors that keep South Africa's economic engine running are manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, financial services, transport, mining, agriculture and tourism. South...

Made in Africa: eight African cars

While Africa is one of the new frontiers for global automakers and automotive industry investors, there are a number of local car companies - some new, some more established - which are getting attention for building quality motor vehicles for local and global markets.

South Africa’s competitive advantage in the developing world

South Africa's approach to government policy sets a benchmark for other emerging countries to follow, writes Brand South Africa chief executive Miller Matola.

South Africans among Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 young entrepreneurs

The influential Forbes Africa business magazine unveiled its annual 30 Under 30 young African entrepreneurs on 1 June 2017. The list features up-and-coming small...

Africa’s longest suspension bridge

The Maputo-Catembe Bridge being built across Maputo Bay will boost trade and tourism between Mozambique and South Africa by cutting travel time between the two nations. Construction, the first part of a three-phase road development project, is scheduled for completion in 2017.

Why invest in South Africa?

With its wealth of minerals, South Africa is one of the most resource-rich regions on the planet. Add to this its sophisticated financial sector...

M-Pesa at 10: How Africa become the leader in mobile money

M-Pesa, the world’s largest mobile money network, has enabled millions of Africans to gain access to safe and secure banking solutions. The idea has...

South Africa in summary

Find out everything you need to know about South Africa at glance. Land surface area 1 220 813 km² Key economic sectors Mining services and transport Energy Manufacturing Tourism Agriculture Population Total: 56.52 million Male: 27.62...

Africa’s Great Green Wall to stop the spreading Sahara

The Great Green Wall of Africa is an AU vision to create an enormous belt of trees running for 7 000 kilometres along the southern border of the Sahara, from the west coast all the way to the east. A plan to stop desertification, it's been described as a "daring endeavour in human history, a real world wonder".