H&M to open shop in South Africa

Sweden's H&M, the second-biggest clothing retailer in Europe, is to open a store in South Africa, its first in sub-Saharan Africa, joining a growing number of international retailers looking to capitalise on Africa's growing middle class and South Africa's gateway position in the region.

‘Africa’s greenest hotel’ opens its doors

South African hospitality group Bon Hotels has opened the continent's greenest hotel. The R170-million Hotel Verde boasts a range of design features aimed at cutting down on power use and helping to preserve the natural wetlands around Cape Town International Airport.

Imperial SA in Asian joint venture

South Africa's Imperial Logistics has entered into a joint venture with international advisory and procurement firm The Beijing Axis to improve its international supply chain management in Asia, as well as provide support to its clients expanding into Asia.

‘Time for African seats on UN council’

South African International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, after meeting with United Nations General Assembly president Vuc Jeremic in Pretoria on Monday, called for Africa to be given at least two permanent seats on the body's Security Council.

Russia to give SA nuclear training input

Russia's State Nuclear Power Corporation, Rosatom, which is busy positioning itself in case South Africa decides to build new nuclear power plants, has signed an agreement with North West University that will see it getting involved in training nuclear industry specialists for the country.

SA, US sign radio astronomy pact

South Africa's Square Kilometre Array project has struck an agreement with the National Radio Astronomy Observatory of the United States that is set to foster high-level science collaboration between the two countries.

Organisation that cares for needy

The World Aid Support Organization is an international humanitarian aid organization dedicated to tackling poverty and suffering in the world’s poorest countries – for all people around the world, irrespective of race, creed or political persuasion

Banks and foreign exchange in South Africa

With a favourable exchange rate for many international currencies, you'll find South Africa an inexpensive destination. And an easy one - our financial institutions are world-class, with no shortage of banks, bureaux de change and automatic tellers.

Joint venture to boost SA auto industry

South African auto parts supplier Feltex and Luxembourg-based International Automotive Components have formed a joint venture to support and grow production requirements for Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota and Volkswagen South Africa.

Moolman Pasio excels in Giro Donne

South African cyclist Ashleigh Moolman Pasio achieved a career-best eighth place in the most prestigious stage race in women's cycling, the Giro Donne, which finished in Cremona, Italy on Sunday.