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...

Foreign investment in sub-Saharan Africa on the rise

Foreign direct investment in sub-Saharan Africa is on the rise, with the continent's share of global FDI projects at its highest level in a decade, and improved perceptions making it the second-most attractive investment destination in the world, according to Ernst & Young's 2014 Africa Attractiveness Survey.

South African High Commissioner Pledges More Investments with Ghana

The South African High Commissioner to Ghana, Grace Jeanet Mason has announced plans of more investments between her country and Ghana aimed at boosting...

African consumers ‘optimistic, eager to spend’

The number of Africans at all income levels who are able and willing to buy a range of products may be larger than many companies believe, with emerging consumer classes fuelling a pent-up demand for products and services, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group.

Chinese government pledges billions to industrialise Africa

Chinese delegates, including commerce vice-minister Zhang Xiangchen met South Africa's Trade and Industry director-general to discuss their multibillion-rand investment into Africa and the upcoming Forum on China-Africa Co-operation, to be held in December.

Ways of giving on the agenda

There are different ways of giving in community philanthropy, was one of the discussions held at the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy in Johannesburg. Melissa...

Free trade area to link Cape and Cairo

A market of over 600 million people with a combined gross domestic product of more than $1- trillion will be created with the launch of the Tripartite Free Trade Area in June. It will link consumers across Africa, from Egypt to South Africa.

2018: a year to nurture opportunities for growth

A New Year message from Brand South Africa’s CEO, Dr Kingsley Makhubela. A new year always ushers in a sense of renewal – a renewal...

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.

Blueprint for Africa’s infrastructure deficit

The World Economic Forum's three-year blueprint, Africa Strategic Infrastructure Initiative, promotes public-private co-operation and identifies solutions to bottlenecks that lead to failure of large infrastructure projects in Africa. The initiative is being handed over to Nepad.