VW South Africa produces 2-millionth engine

Volkswagen South Africa's 500 000th EA111 engine rolled off the production line on Friday, marking the 2-millionth engine produced at the company's manufacturing plant in Uitenhage in the Eastern Cape.

South African firm instrumental in Brazil’s airport upgrade

The newly inaugurated terminal 3 at Sao Paulo's Guarulhos International Airport, delivered on time and within budget by a consortium that includes Airports Company South Africa, has been described as one of the success stories of Brazil's World Cup preparations.

South Africa climbs business tourism rankings

South Africa has climbed from 37th to 34th in the International Congress and Convention Associations' latest ranking of business tourism destinations worldwide, with Cape Town and Durban being rated Africa's top two cities for meetings and events.

Small SA supplier signs deal with Massmart

A small factory in the Amathole District in the Eastern Cape is using green energy to manufacture innovative cooler boxes for international retailer Massmart, bringing "significant benefits" to the regional economy, the provincial Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism announced on Tuesday.

Free State chicken project empowers community

Grain Field Chickens, with the help of R130-million in state backing, has boosted its production from 9 000 to 130 000 chickens a day since 2012, while creating over 1 000 new jobs for people in around Reitz in South Africa's Free State province.

‘Exceptional’ blue diamond found in South Africa

An exceptional 29.6-carat blue diamond has been discovered at the Cullinan mine in South Africa. Blue diamonds are among the rarest and most highly coveted of all diamonds, and the Cullinan mine is the most important source of blues in the world.

Wisedale cracks seven summits

Many people have stood looking down on Africa's plains from the top of Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro. When South African Sean Wisedale summited Africa's highest peak, however, he became only the 79th climber of all time, and the first African, to have climbed the highest mountain on each of the seven continents.

SA’s Cannes Lions winners

South African advertising agencies shone at the 2003 Cannes Lions Advertising Festival, scooping a total of five gold, eight silver, five bronze and three media Lions. Check out the list of winners - and view the winning ads.