Alexandra theatre festival lauds women directors

Local playwright Mokgoro Ntshieng is adamant that female voices be heard in South African theatres. She has opened her own theatre, featuring performances by handpicked dramatists who bring their directing skills to bear on powerful pieces.

Altech invests in East African cable

South Africa's Allied Technologies has acquired an 8.5% stake in The East Africa Marine System - a 5 000km cable linking Mombasa, Kenya with Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates - through its subsidiary Kenya Data Networks for US$11-million.

SA launches Open Source Centre

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has launched an Open Source Centre to help stimulate the adoption of open source software technologies in Africa.

‘Green’ energy opportunities for women

Numerous jobs and business opportunities will arise as the government designs programmes favouring renewable energy and energy efficiency, Deputy Energy Minister Barbara Thompson told delegates at a workshop for women entrepreneurs.

Empower Shack low-cost housing project nominated for UK design prize

An innovative, low-cost housing solution that could help to alleviate South Africa's housing shortage has been long-listed for the Royal Institute of British Architects...

JSE lists Bank of America SSFs

The JSE has listed a single stock future on Bank of America, enabling South African investors to gain exposure to one of the world's biggest financial institutions without using their foreign allocations.

Growing South Africa’s Green Economy One Small Business at a Time

Growing South Africa’s Green Economy One Small Business at a TimeA positive Nation Brand strengths the country’s competitiveness on a global stage. This is...

Congo welcomes SA farmers

With South African farmers considered to be among the best in the world, the Republic of Congo has invited them to set up agricultural operations in that country, providing them with free land and exemption from taxes, and allowing them to take their profits home.

South Africa unpacks Coega potential

The Coega industrial development zone has contributed almost 15 000 jobs to Eastern Cape and has an investment value of nearly R3bn. It has huge potential to grow more entrepreneurs, placing it well for the country's plan to boost black industrialists.

Why invest in South Africa?

With its wealth of minerals, South Africa is one of the most resource-rich regions on the planet. Add to this its sophisticated financial sector...