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God bless Africa and her people – together in the fight against Covid-19

“God bless Africa and Her people,” said President Cyril Ramaphosa as he concluded his national address yesterday on COVID-19. In the address the country...

Brand South Africa brings its third Nation Brand Forum at the Industrial Development Corporation...

Johannesburg, Tuesday 25 September 2018 – The Nation Brand Forum is a programme spearheaded by Brand South Africa with an objective of promoting a...

How to prepare yourself for an investor: a guide

A recent survey found that many South African entrepreneurs needed help with things such as business planning. Find out more about how to prepare...

Algeria ready to strengthen trade and industry ties with South Africa

Algerian ambassador to South Africa Abd-El-Naceur Belaid called for stronger economic partnerships between Algeria and South Africa at an Algeria-South Africa trade and investment...

Chinese boost for South African auto manufacturing

Ahead of the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation summit during the first week of December, the emergent economic relationship between South Africa and China is well illustrated in the small but rapid success in South Africa of Beijing Automotive Works.

South African breakthrough for cancer diagnosis

A new South African medical invention combines the abilities of digital mammography and ultrasound technology into one screening, cutting down on the time it takes for more accurate breast cancer detection. It also means financial savings because only one machine is needed.

South Africa launches new industrial policy

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has launched the seventh iteration of the government's Industrial Policy Action Plan. A focus of the annual strategy this year is establishing the Black Industrialists Development Programme over the coming year.

South Africa – the third biggest source of FDI on the continent

South Africa's presence is increasing in Africa, with local brands able to shape the culture of shopping in countries like Nigeria, says Brand South Africa's research manager, Petrus de Kock. South Africa is one of the top three countries of origin for foreign direct investment in Africa, meaning our companies have internationalised at a rapid pace since 1994.

South Africa’s Budget 2015: the full text

Read the full text of South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's inaugural national Budget speech, the fifth in the country's democratic Parliament, delivered on 25 February 2015.

Khi Solar One: renewable energy for the ages

It looks like something from a sci-fi film, with its massive tower and thousands of wall-like solar mirrors set in an arid and deserted landscape. But Khi Solar One, Africa's first concentrated solar power project, is a very real example of the future of renewable energy.