Sanlam optimistic about African expansion
Sanlam, South Africa's second biggest insurance company, will be looking to Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and other countries in East Africa to grow its African portfolio in 2014, says Heinie Werth, the head of its emerging markets division.
South Africa’s digital economy a top global mover in Networked Readiness Index
2 August 2016 South Africa's digital economy has jumped to 65th out of 139 countries surveyed in the Networked Readiness Index, an gain in 10 places...
South Africa’s Beerhouse has 99 bottles of beer
The founder-owner of the South African restaurant, Beerhouse, aims to have 20 outlets across the country by 2020. The third venue, in Pretoria, opened...
New port to kick-start economy
South Africa’s new deep-water harbour, the port of Ngqura near Port Elizabeth, launched operations last week when its first commercial customer, the MSC Catania, docked at the port.
Bank hikes rates, calls for resolution of strike
The South African Reserve Bank has raised its benchmark repo rate by 25 basis points, while slightly lowering its economic growth forecast. Governor Gill Marcus has called for a speedy resolution of the metalworkers' strike, saying it is crucial for business and labour to re-establish mutual trust.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange Leads by Example
CEOs Know Campaign: The Johannesburg Stock Exchange Tsabeng Nthite – Inspired by the need to build a positive reputation for South Africa, Brand South Africa...
Tesla Powerwall is now available in South Africa
Tesla Motors, the electric vehicle and energy storage company based in the US's Silicon Valley and led by South African-born industrialist Elon Musk, will open an office in South Africa during January 2016 to develop its Powerwall energy storage solutions for local consumers and businesses.
Dimension Data expands into Angola
Johannesburg headquartered Dimension Data has acquired a 51% stake in Angolan IT company Sistemas Redes e Communicaçoes, enabling the multinational IT solutions and services provider to expand its operations in the key Middle East and Africa region.
Petrol price to drop
The price of petrol is set to drop by between five and six cents a litre at midnight on Tuesday.
South African business encouraged to give more at conference
Melissa Javan Brand South Africa board chairperson Khanyisile Kweyama challenged business leaders to go above and beyond to change society for the better. Speaking at...