“Days may seem dark, but we have much to be grateful for”

Happy New Year 2023     What a roller-coaster year it has been, the war in Ukraine spiking fuel, cooking oil and wheat prices, 200+ days of...


Your Excellency, President Alassane Ouattara,   Ambassadors,   Ministers,   Members of the Media,   Ladies and Gentlemen,     President Ouattara and I, together with our respective delegations, have just concluded very warm and...

Automotive and Components

In February 2021, Ford Motor Company announced an investment of over $1 billion in its South African manufacturing operations – marking the biggest investment in Ford’s 98-year history in South Africa. “We want to prove that the quality of what we produce in South Africa can hold its own with the rest of the world” – Ockert Berry, VP of Operations, Ford.

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Choice of company structures

Investors can employ a variety of legal business structures in South Africa, depending on the nature of the operation and the related tax and legal considerations. The most commonly adopted forms of doing business by foreign investors are private companies and branches.

South African entrepreneurs talk about making eco-friendly products

Several small business owners made a conscious decision to produce non-toxic and biodegradable products. Here's their why. Melissa Javan Her passion for the environment and making...

Companies help conquer breast cancer

The retail group Foschini is one of the companies that helps PinkDrive keep its educational and clinical trucks on the road. These trucks' services...

South African business encouraged to give more at conference

Melissa Javan Brand South Africa board chairperson Khanyisile Kweyama challenged business leaders to go above and beyond to change society for the better. Speaking at...

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.

Western companies look to Africa for investments

Western investors, facing stagnant economic growth at home, are looking to invest in African markets which promise high returns.

SA companies on a mission to Thailand, Taiwan

A South African business delegation arrived in Bangkok on Sunday on the first leg of a trade and investment mission to Thailand and Taiwan, with representatives of 18 companies ready to introduce their products and services directly to buyers in the two high-growth Asian markets.