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TEAM SA READY TO PRESENT IMPROVED INVESTMENT PROPOSITION AT 2019 WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

JOHANNESBURG, 16 JANUARY 2019 - President Cyril Ramaphosa will be leading South Africa’s delegation to the world’s most important meeting of global CEOs at...

Max-Hoba strengthening the Nation Brand image through music in Paris

Brand South Africa successfully hosted its third Nation Brand Forum in October 2018, under the theme: Inspiring excellence in sports and creative industry. The forum...

Research Update: How did the financial crisis and 4th Industrial Revolution get WEF to...

Background: It would seem as if two tectonic shifts, one in the somewhat bizarre world of global finance (post the Global Finance Crisis), and the...

Southern Africa strengthens relations with its largest trade partner, the European Union at the...

European Union (EU) is today the number one exporter to Southern Africa, its main trade partner and the major investor in the Region. Within...

50 South African youth initiatives’ stories shared in book

Melissa Javan 12 August 2016 Tebogo Suping of Kagiso in Gauteng is one of 50 young people who are featured in the book Activate! Change Drivers that...

Ramaphosa explores business with Japan

After his working visit to Japan in 2015, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa continued discussions with the Keidanren, the Federation of Economic Organisations of Japan. The aim is to foster closer ties to realise the goals of South Africa's National Development Plan.

Awethu Project invests in South African entrepreneurs

With pots of up to R5-million each to invest in entrepreneurs, the Awethu Project looks to be a high impact partner through a negotiated equity stake. This way, the venture capital fund has the same incentive as the business owners to grow their businesses. It also shares the rewards.

South Africa unpacks Coega potential

The Coega industrial development zone has contributed almost 15 000 jobs to Eastern Cape and has an investment value of nearly R3bn. It has huge potential to grow more entrepreneurs, placing it well for the country's plan to boost black industrialists.

Youth must move South Africa forward

Resources are being poured into education as the way to achieve economic growth. While the private sector has been asked to help South African youth, ending the triple challenge of inequality, poverty and unemployment is seen as the responsibility of young people today.

Small business is big business for South Africa

South Africa's high rate of unemployment, poverty and extreme inequality call for bold and far- sighted interventions, Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu told the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Milan, Italy, last week.