SA 'to meet 2014 electrification target'

South Africa to seek solutions to electricity constraints

A summit for all stakeholders - government, business and civil society - will be held to find solutions to the electricity constraints in South Africa, according to the deputy president. He said progress had been made in the president's five-point plan to assist Eskom.

SA’s R80bn methane project

NT Energy UK, its local empowerment partner Bataung Oil and the state-owned Central Energy Fund are to begin exploration for coalbed methane reserves as part of a R80-billion project to develop sustainable sources of alternative energy for the country.

SA’s stock exchange on a high

2006 was another record-beating year for South Africa's JSE, with foreigners buying a record net R73.7-billion worth of local shares, the All Share index rocketing 38%, and the AltX exchange for smaller companies reaching critical mass just three years after its birth.

Former Director-General of Tourism to head Brand South Africa

Brand South Africa’s Chairman Ms Chichi Maponya today announced that Mr Kingsley Makhubela has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Brand South Africa for the period 2015-2020.

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Mandela Day to focus on tackling poverty

Action against Poverty is this year's theme for Nelson Mandela International Day and South Africans are being encouraged to work together to uproot poverty.Melissa...
An overview of Brand South Africa's Nation Brand Forum 2017, with remarks by Minister of Communications Ayanda Dlodlo.

Press Release: Brand South Africa achieves its second consecutive clean audit

Brand South Africa’s CEO, Dr Kingsley Makhubela and his executive team briefed Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Communications yesterday about the performance of the organisation...
Growth is key message for South Africa at Davos

Leaders gather in Cape Town for WEF on Africa

Then and Now: Reimagining Africa's Future is the theme of the 25th World Economic Forum on Africa. It will be the biggest of the gatherings so far, with more than 1 250 people attending, representing more than 75 countries and 83 international companies.

Lefika La Phodiso: Healing through art

Mathiba MolefeAt Lefika La Phodiso's open studio sessions, along with the many other group sessions the organisation runs, youth can express themselves in a...

She Leads Africa boosts women in the business ecosystem

She Leads Africa was set up to show that many African women were leading in business and in their communities. The initiative runs various...

More colour added to London’s Alive with Possibility taxis

Adding colour to London's taxisThe International Marketing Council of South Africa (IMC) has embarked on an ambitious campaign to raise awareness about the country in the British capital.

The campaign is an extension of last year's branding exercise, which saw ten taxis branded with the "South Africa: Alive with Possibility" logos and each given mind-opening headlines about South Africa. This time around, the ten additional taxis are more colourful and resplendent in colours of the South African flag.