An overview of the history of South African art
South Africa is home to some of the world's most ancient and beautiful art - the rock paintings of the San. It's also the scene of a host of diverse and challenging contemporary artists producing important new work.
State of entrepreneurship in South Africa
The number of youth entrepreneurs in South Africa may have dropped, but it is notable that more than 50% of entrepreneurs are youth. Also...
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.
South African app connects job seekers with employment opportunities
Bountly is a local recruitment website designed to service job creation, through incorporating social media elements and the current peer-to-peer economy trend revolutionised by...
M-Pesa at 10: How Africa become the leader in mobile money
M-Pesa, the world’s largest mobile money network, has enabled millions of Africans to gain access to safe and secure banking solutions. The idea has...
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...
Poverty levels in South Africa dropping: 2014 SA Stats report
Poverty levels dropped in South Africa between 2006 and 2011, reaching a low of 20.2% for extreme poverty and of 45.5% for moderate poverty, according to the Poverty Trends in South Africa report released by Statistics SA on Thursday.
‘Huge potential’ in SA’s agro-processing industry, says DTI.
The R49-billion agro-processing sector has the potential to make a big dent in both South Africa's trade deficit and its unemployment figures, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said during a meeting with CEOs of the country's food processing industry on the weekend.
War on plastic: SA seafood restaurant chain bans straws
Plastics are the scourge of the ocean, with millions of tons annually finding their way into the world's open waters and then into the...