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The Township economy’s growth presents opportunities for investors near and far

This Africa Month, celebrated against the backdrop of South Africa’s 30 years of democracy should remind us that Africans have always traded.   The Mapungubwe Kingdom...

Why investors see opportunities in the South African market

By Mpumi Mabuza Thirty years ago, South Africa entered a democratic new era, bright with hope of a better and more prosperous future. Were the...
Image: Supplied. Thousands of Palestinians gather at Mandela Square in Ramallah, 11th January 2024.

South Africa’s Principled Stand: A Moral Beacon in Geopolitics

Written by Ebrahim Deen (Researcher, Brand South Africa)     “By bravely standing up for what is right and taking Israel to the ICJ, however, South Africa...

A positive trajectory means hope for the South African Economy

As the world adjusts to the new normal and progressively returns to being economically operational, South Africa is starting to see a positive change...

Africa’s people-led approach to combat COVID-19 shows signs of progress and leadership

Writes Thandi Tobias In its fight against the spread of COVID-19, our continent faces a massive challenge that requires unprecedented levels of unity and coordinated...

South Africa Nigeria Investment Conference

South Africa and Nigeria, the biggest economies on the continent, have both concluded elections and governments in both countries are, with a renewed mandate,...

Tuta-Me: connecting learners with tutors by cellphone

With a touch of a few buttons on their cellphones, learners in South Africa now have access to tutors through the Tuta-Me app. Melissa Javan More...

South Africa’s economic growth revised

In tabling the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan revised South Africa’s economy growth for 2016 down to 0.5%, citing...

BRICS leaders’ informal meeting on the margins of the G20

The BRICS leaders' summit in Hangzhou, China on Sunday 4 September 2016. From left, Brazilian President Michel Temer, Indian President Narender Modi, Chinese President...

Technology helps to motivate pupils, say top teachers

Teachers across South Africa are turning away from the traditional blackboard and are plugging into technology in their attempts to become better educators. Along the way, they have found that learning is more fun, and that children are keener to get to grips with their education.