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South Africans are resilient, innovative and diverse.



South Africa has the most industrialised economy in Africa. It is the region’s principal manufacturing hub and a leading service destination.


Brand South Africa welcomes the decline in the fourth quarter unemployment’s statistics

Brand South Africa welcomes the decrease in South Africa’s unemployment rate which declined by 0.4% points from 27.5% at the end of the third...

State of the Nation address by President Cyril Ramaphosa

    7 FEBRUARY 2019 PARLIAMENT   Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Baleka Mbete, Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Ms Thandi Modise, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly...

Cape Town comes out tops as the fittest city

An active nation is a healthy nation! Findings from the Discovery Health’s latest Fittest City Index have indicated the fitness habits of South Africans...

Klaasen, Butorac claim title in Memphis

South African tennis star Raven Klaasen continued his outstanding start to 2014 when he and partner Eric Butorac teamed up to capture the doubles title at the US National Indoor Tennis Championships in the USA on Sunday.

To move forward, ‘we must acknowledge apartheid’s legacy’

For South Africa to move forward, it is important to acknowledge that the legacy of apartheid is the cause of the structural challenges that the country is now facing, President Jacob Zuma told a business briefing in Cape Town on Friday.

South Africa ‘to get back on jobs, growth track’

While South Africa, along with many emerging economies, has suffered the effects of economic uncertainty among developed countries, measures have been put in place to ensure that the economy grows and creates more jobs, says President Jacob Zuma.

Watch the State of the Nation Address 2014

Watch the video stream of South African President Jacob Zuma's 2014 State of the Nation Address at the opening of parliament in Cape Town on Thursday 13 February.