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SA ‘a frontier for real estate growth’

South Africa's main centres - Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban - have been pinpointed as part of Africa's next frontier for commercial property growth by international real estate group Jones Lang LaSalle.

Top Gear Durban to celebrate Le Mans

The Top Gear Festival takes place in Durban in June, and among the attractions for motorsport lovers will be cars covering nine decades of racing, courtesy of the Franschhoek Motor Museum, which is marking the 90th anniversary of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Strong Sevens season for Blitzbokke

The South African Sevens team finished the HSBC Sevens World Series, which ended in London on Sunday, in second place, winning three tournaments along the way. Captain Frankie Horne completed the season by playing in a South African record 50th consecutive tournament.

Regional investment agencies

Are you an entrepreneur, or a business owner? Are you looking for a market, either locally or internationally for your product? Or are you seeking a potential investor for your project or business? Here's a guide to regional investment agencies in South Africa.

CAR meeting calls for return to order

The first meeting of the International Contact Group on the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR), held in Congo-Brazzaville on Friday with South African President Jacob Zuma in attendance, has called for the full and speedy restoration of constitutional order in the CAR.

WEF to ‘deliver on Africa’s promise’

Over 1 000 global business, government and academic leaders will converge on Cape Town from Wednesday to Friday to focus on driving Africa's economic growth, boosting strategic infrastructure and unlocking the continent's talent as part of the 23rd World Economic Forum on Africa.

Banyana captain gives back to football

Banyana Banyana captain Janine van Wyk continues to be a trendsetter in women's football development, by buying a franchise in the Sasol League in which top performers from her school league feature.

SA Rugby names contracted Springboks

The South African Rugby Union has released a list of 15 players it has signed to Springbok contracts, including rising stars Eben Etzebeth, Marcell Coetzee, Juan de Jongh and Pat Lambie.

FNB launches banking app for tablets

With tablet devices growing in popularity in South Africa, First National Bank has become the first of the country's retail banks to release a banking app customised for tablet devices.

Samsung: solar health to Africa

A solar powered mobile clinic has been added to Samsung's interventions in Africa. It will offer health services to the rural poor across the country, with plans for expansion to the north of the country.
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