Q&A with Fruit South Africa on new SA-China agreement

The newly signed agreement between South Africa and China will mean more jobs in the export agriculture sector says the Fruit South Africa CEO...

Brand South Africa CEO joins #AccessThuto mediation initiative at universities

A group of likeminded active citizens have joined forces to provide independent mediation, conflict resolution and facilitation services to the universities and the student movements who request it. The help will be provided under the name #AccessThuto, meaning access education.

Brand South Africa welcomes new Chief Marketing Officer

Brand South Africa has recently appointed Linda Sangaret as its Chief Marketing Officer. Sangaret has experience in marketing South Africa as a travel destination to French tourists will bring her expertise to Brand South Africa. 

Brand South Africa’s CEO urges citizens to play their part in 2016

The year 2016 is hours away and when I reflect on 2015, I am filled with pride at being a citizen of our amazing country.

Recounting the year past


The South African nation brand’s dynamism and resilience has withstood a challenging year and has remained strong.

Springboks inspire the nation and the world

Brand South Africa today hailed the performance by South Africa’s national rugby team in their third match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Meet Kingsley Makhubela, new CEO of Brand South Africa

Brand South Africa's new CEO, Kingsley Makhubela, knows how to steer the image of the country. He was at the helm of the Department of Tourism during the 2010 FIFA World Cup and was ambassador to Portugal and Kenya. With his appointment as CEO, he may just bring a magic touch to the nation brand. 

Former Director-General of Tourism to head Brand South Africa

Brand South Africa’s Chairman Ms Chichi Maponya today announced that Mr Kingsley Makhubela has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Brand South Africa for the period 2015-2020.

As a nation we can achieve our goals – Miller Matola

"This week South Africa returns to the global stage when we host the annual Investing in African Mining Indaba at the Cape Town International Convention Centre," writes Brand South Africa CEO Miller Matola. "This follows our success at the World Economic Forum annual meeting Davos, Switzerland, a few weeks ago."

Africa’s miners gather in Cape Town

Africa's largest mining companies and most influential industry chief executives will be in Cape Town for the Investing in African Mining Indaba. For the past two decades, the conference - in its 21st year this year - has been the top spot for deal-making in African mining.