Africans doing business with Africans: conference explores continent’s trade potential

Improving trade and investment between African countries is key to enticing greater overseas investment into the continent, according to the recent Tshwane International Trade and Infrastructure Investment Conference.

SKA to ‘transform perceptions of Africa’

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope will transform perceptions of Africa, Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom said on Wednesday following the first ministerial meeting of the nine SKA African partner countries.

Africa’s biggest brands under the spotlight

Africa's biggest brands will be showcased at the fourth annual Brand Africa 100 in Johannesburg. Not only will they tell the story of what Africans are consuming the most, but they will also unpack what drives the continent's agenda and put a value on its most-loved brands.

Leading Africa through uncertain times: A review of South Africa’s African Union Chairship

In February 2019, South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as the incoming Chair of the African Union (AU) for the year 2020. President...

Wet markets key to Africa’s food security

Even where supermarkets are an option, studies in East and Southern Africa have found that, because of a poorly patrolled chain of custody between producer and seller, milk and meat sold in supermarkets may pose a greater health threat than what is sold in traditional markets.

SA, Africa’s prosperity ‘increasingly intertwined’

South Africa's prosperity is increasingly intertwined with that of the continent as a whole, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said at the weekend, noting that the rest of Africa accounted for over 15% of South Africa's dividend receipts and over 20% of its exports in 2013.

Miss Africa 2016 calls on young people to build a better continent

Inspiring the youth to make Africa a better continent and working with forgotten senior citizens are just two of the projects planned by recently crowned Miss Africa Continent Rebecca Asamoah.

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...

Pan-African passport launched at AU Summit

The promised pan-African passport was launched and the financing of the African Union (AU) was among the many issues discussed by heads of state...

Ukama Kitchen Incubator opens for home cooks and bakers

Cariema Isaacs and Janine Roberts – both of whom are passionate about entrepreneurship and job creation – have started the Ukama Kitchen Incubator in...