Consumer help: travel and tourism

For advice and complaints about travel agents, tourist operators and establishments - including searches for registered guides and graded accomodation.

S&P notes South Africa’s strengths

South Africa's strengths include political and institutional stability, policy continuity, and fiscal prudence, according to Standard & Poor's. But growth in 2015 will be limited by electricity shortages; growth is expected to improve in the next few years, however.

Canada to open Africa trade office in Joburg

Canadian trade finance agency Export Development Canada will open its first African office in Johannesburg in 2015, Canada's minister of international trade, Ed Fast, announced during his visit to South Africa on Monday.

Call to sign Mandela ‘Lego-cy’ petition

"You're never too young to know the whole story", digital marketing agency Quirk says at the end of a YouTube video backing its campaign for Lego to create a special set of its interlocking plastic brick toys to honour the "Legocy" of Nelson Mandela.