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Mandela posters show world’s respect

Among the many tributes to former president Nelson Mandela is a poster art project started by two South African designers. Instead of the 95 entries they hoped for, they got 700.
Liliesleaf remembered 50 years on

SA minister to head UN tourism venture

South Africa's Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk has been selected to lead a new United Nations World Tourism Organisation commission on tourism and development, looking at how to leverage official development assistance resources globally towards the sector's development.

Cadbury Fairtrade choc now in South Africa

The launch of Cadbury’s Fairtrade-certified plain Dairy Milk chocolate in South Africa means that. for the first time ever, those with a sweet tooth can indulge their love of chocolate while knowing that they are helping small-scale farmers and communities. 
Nestlé expands operations in SA

South Africa aims for fair deal at COP 17

South Africa will aim for a fair deal at the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference, says incoming conference president, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

SA ‘encouraged’ by G20 growth plan

South Africa is encouraged by the Group of Twenty's commitment to an action plan for growth and jobs, President Jacob Zuma said at the conclusion of the G20 summit in Cannes, France last week.

SA helps steer open government drive

The principles of openness, transparency and accountability are built into and guaranteed protection by South Africa's Constitution, President Jacob Zuma said at the launch of the Open Government Partnership - of which SA is one of eight founding governments - in New York last week.

Amarula cream a global market leader

According to a survey by market research company Euromonitor, South Africa’s Amarula cream liqueur is the fastest-growing product in its category for the year 2010.
Amarula one of world's top 10 liqueurs

Climate talks: the road to Durban

African negotiators pronounced themselves cautiously encouraged by the results of last year's climate change talks in Cancun, Mexico, but the world is still far away from a final agreement. Much will depend on this year's meeting in South Africa, writes Michael Fleshman.

R500m facelift for V&A Waterfront

Cape Town’s Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is currently undergoing a R500-million (US$74-million) revamp under its new South African owners, Growthpoint Properties and the Public Investment Corporation.
Cape Town has Africa’s best airport

A walk down World Cup memory lane

One year after the first Fifa World Cup on African soil, Bathandwa Mbola remembers the highs of the tournament and, while acknowledging the lows, challenges South Africans to "keep flying".