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...
Youth Day 2016: 40 South Africans Under 40
To commemorate Youth Day 2016, we look at the class of young South Africans under the age of 40 whose individual impact, small or...
Research conference to find ways to drive the economy
With the theme "Driving South Africas Industrial Development Agenda", South Africa is to host its first Economic Research Advisory Network conference in East London later in March to find ways to boost the country's economy.
Tesla Powerwall is now available in South Africa
Tesla Motors, the electric vehicle and energy storage company based in the US's Silicon Valley and led by South African-born industrialist Elon Musk, will open an office in South Africa during January 2016 to develop its Powerwall energy storage solutions for local consumers and businesses.
South African brand remains consistent
The results of the 2015 Anholt Nation Brand Index were released at a Brand South Africa presentation in Johannesburg on 18 November. South Africa once again recorded consistent scores in all six dimensions of the respected global survey against 50 other countries.
Overview of new revisions to South Africa’s amended visa regulations
South Africa has announced amendments to the recently implemented visa regulations for travellers into and out of South Africa. The changes have been largely welcomed by the tourism industry and South Africans travellers alike. The changes will be implemented from November 2015.
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 biofuel project recognised for sustainability
In recognition of its sustainable properties, Project Solaris has received certification from Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials. It's a stamp of approval for reducing greenhouse gases, developing a rural area, and safeguarding the natural environment.
More professionals entering South Africa, than leaving
According to research by business networking service LinkedIn that identifies the top 20 countries professionals are moving to for employment, South Africa is attracting more professionals to the country compared to business talent leaving for other pastures.
South Africa is top for affordable financial services
Three-quarters of adult South Africans have bank accounts, and women generally have equal access to formal financial services. Several mobile money payment systems, initiatives to digitise government transfers, and an extensive banking infrastructure all support financial inclusion.