African Union choose new chairperson

Chadian Foreign Minister Moussa Faki Mahamat has been chosen as the new chairperson of the African Union Commission. Mahamat replaces South Africa’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. CD...

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...

Successful entrepreneurs share lessons

I Am An Entrepreneur was a platform for small business owners and successful entrepreneurs and investors to talk about funding and lessons learned. Melissa Javan Funding...

Small businesses honoured

More than 6 500 small businesses entered this year's South Africa Small Business Awards. While there are still challenges faced, many have learnt valuable...

Antarctica: new frontier for South Africa’s ocean economy

Venturing into Antarctica could provide numerous economic benefits to South Africa. Norway and South Africa recently held a workshop to flesh out the potential...

Media statement: Department of Trade and Industry launches Industrial Policy Action Plan 2016/17 –...

At the launch of the eighth iteration of South Africa's Industrial Policy Action Plan, Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies said there is now an even more pressing need for structural change in the economy, to break out of commodity dependence and move to a more diversified base.

South Africa reports on energy investments

South Africa has reiterated its commitment to the development of the energy sector as one of the most vital keys to easing constraints to economic growth. The expansion of the nuclear energy will be implemented over the next decade, adding to the R83-billion already invested in Eskom.

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.

Enactus promotes entrepreneurship, innovation

The South African entry in the Enactus World Cup helped a small-scale fishery in KwaZulu-Natal develop and expand its operations. It was one of many projects showcased in the competition that are offering practical and innovative ways to improve quality of life around the world.

President Zuma extends condolences to Sandton tragedy victims

In his response to the collapse of the walkway over the M1 highway in Sandton, President Jacob Zuma passed on his condolences to those who lost family members in the incident and wished the 22 who were injured a speedy recovery.