Made in Africa: eight African cars

While Africa is one of the new frontiers for global automakers and automotive industry investors, there are a number of local car companies - some new, some more established - which are getting attention for building quality motor vehicles for local and global markets.

South Africans among Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 young entrepreneurs

The influential Forbes Africa business magazine unveiled its annual 30 Under 30 young African entrepreneurs on 1 June 2017. The list features up-and-coming small...

Brand South Africa hosts Top 50 Brands in South Africa event

The Top 50 South African brands have been announced by Brand South Africa and Brand Africa Finance. These brands are said to contribute not only to the country's economy, but to the image they portray when doing business internationally.

Khayelitsha’s “Spinach King” is building a healthy eating empire

Inspiring young entrepreneur Lufefe Nomjana started with a good idea and R40. Today he has expanded his small-scale spinach-bread making business into a range...

South Africa’s largest maize crop in history

The country's largest maize crop is expected later this year, says the Department of Agriculture. We look at the positive effects of this on...

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...

Six South African entrepreneurs on 2015 Forbes list

Forbes has named its 30 under 30 - its list of the 30 most promising entrepreneurs in Africa under the age of 30. Six are from South Africa, but all are "entrepreneurs with fresh ideas". They were nominated by readers, and judges looked at business size, location, struggles and determination.

Chesa Nyama to open restaurant in the US

South African fast food franchise Chesa Nyama will open its first authentic South Africa communal braai experience outlet in the United States in October, following a deal with an American investment company. Soon Nashville diners will be able to get their very own taste of Mzansi.

South African bank, Capitec, rated best in the world

A South African bank has come out on top in the Lafferty 2016 Bank Quality Rankings. The inaugural rating system took into account various factors, including financial and non-financial disclosures and customer satisfaction.

Economic boost for Saldanha Bay

A R9.65-billion private-public investment at Saldanha Bay, on South Africa's West Coast, aims at improve the deep-water port's ability to service to offshort oil and gas industry, the Transnet National Ports Authority announced on Monday.