Internet access to double by 2014

South Africa's internet population grew by 12.5% to 4.6-million in 2008, according to a new report, and is expected to grow as much in the next five years as it has in the last 15, hitting the 9-million mark by 2014.

Queensland seeks SA partners

A business delegation from the Australian state of Queensland visited South Africa recently, looking to forge partnerships with local companies for skills training and infrastructure development.

Ford South Africa ‘a true global player’

US ambassador to South Africa Donald Gips, visiting Ford's engine plant outside Port Elizabeth, praises the workers for the part they played in securing an international engine contract, describing the US carmaker's local arm as a "true global player".

Nation Brand Forum 2017 inspires robust discussion and debate

The Brand South Africa Nation Brand Forum 2017 again gathered business, government and media experts to discuss the marketing of the country's national global...

Richards Bay IDZ opens for business

The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone on South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal coast has finally commenced its Phase 1A development in preparation for forthcoming investors, with a R1-billion fertiliser plant investment expected in October.

Absa, Western Union offer cash transfers

South Africa's largest retail bank has partnered with Western Union to roll out the US financial services company's money transfer services in selected branches countrywide, making it easier for Absa customers to send and receive money internationally.

South Africa takes the top spot as the best location for the Global Business...

For the past two years, South Africa has been ranked number two as the top global location for business process services. Fast forward to...

South Africa ranks as the 3rd most competitive market in terms of logistics performance

South Africa ranks as the 3rd most competitive market in terms of logistics performance among upper-middle-income economies Johannesburg, Thursday 06 September 2018 –  Brand South...

Business, govt launch crisis plan

Proposed interventions by a joint government, business and labour task team will help buffer individuals, industry and business against the worst effects of the global economic crisis, and ensure the country is ready to take advantage of the next upturn.

Absa centres to connect entrepreneurs

Absa, a subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group, launched its eighth South African entrepreneurship centre last week. The bank is seeking to move beyond merely financing start-ups to helping entrepreneurs gain access to markets and business management skills.