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Play Your Part and rally behind the country’s cricket team Proteas

Johannesburg, Thursday 30 May 2019 -  Brand South Africa calls on all citizens to play their part and rally behind the country’s sports teams...

Jamie’s Italian expands to South Africa

amie's Italian, the successful restaurant chain founded by world renowned British chef Jamie Oliver, already has 40 branches around the globe. There is soon to be another one added to the list, and it'll be based in Melrose Arch in Joburg - much to the delight of local foodies.

African entrepreneur sold his belongings to start Kisua

Sam Mensah found out that it is better to give than receive: in giving gifts he received success in return, after he saw the potential market for African garments and designs around the world. A significant element of the business is to present a more truthful picture of the continent.

Facebook opens offices in South Africa

In a first for the continent, Facebook has opened an office in Johannesburg. The social networking platform is already a central part of people's lives in Africa, it says. And with more than a billion people in Africa, "we want to do more to help people and businesses connect".

Creativity for a good cause

A pair of creative philanthropists has come up with the concept of iExist, through which the big questions are explored in art. But the driving force behind the project is to help the less fortunate through auctioning the works of art made under the iExist banner.

Nissan Infiniti opens shop in South Africa

Auto maker Nissan is to sell its luxury Infiniti range of sedans, coupes and cross-overs in South Africa from June 2012 - a first for the African continent - while setting up a specialist finance division and new service centres in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town.

South African women lead the way in science

Five female scientists from the Western Cape’s Stellenbosch and Cape Town universities have received prestigious L’Oréal-Unesco Regional Fellowships for Women in Science, which will help them to complete their doctorates.
Unesco fellowship for SA scientist