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8 Incredible South African Innovations of 2019

South Africa is filled with innovative thinkers, all of whom are coming up with ways to change the world and create jobs for fellow...

Showcasing South Africa’s fantastical florals

In honour of its 30th anniversary, Ardmore Ceramic Art is launching a range of fabrics at the Design Indaba Expo, which opens in Cape Town on Friday. The design translates South Africa's vibrant flora and fauna on to fabric with pattern, colour and humour.

Helping Africa build Chinese expertise

With China now South Africa's largest trading partner, a journal produced by Stellenbosch University aims to create understanding of East-Africa relations. The fast rate of China's involvement in the continent has had a major impact on the environment and economics, editor Sven Grimm says.

Africa is becoming increasingly attractive to retailers

Tapping into Africa's fast growing consumer market, African-focused trading firm CFAO Group has signed up five French retail brands that will open shops in its malls across the continent.

Africa is becoming increasingly attractive to retailers

Tapping into Africa's fast growing consumer market, African-focused trading firm CFAO Group has signed up five French retail brands that will open shops in its malls across the continent.

South Africa’s Oh-lief baby care range gets rave reviews

Organic and natural products are seeing a revival as consumers want to know what’s in their food, toiletries and medicine. Local baby care range Oh-lief is capitalising on this trend to reap local and international success.

South Africa’s Oh-lief baby care range gets rave reviews

Organic and natural products are seeing a revival as consumers want to know what’s in their food, toiletries and medicine. Local baby care range Oh-lief is capitalising on this trend to reap local and international success.

Starry-eyed under a Shared Sky

Indigenous astronomy in the southern hemisphere colourfully blurs the lines between fact and fiction; ancient humans used the stars scientifically to track seasons and navigate, but also wove magical myths about the origins of the universe based on the shining spheres. The Shared Sky exhibition captures these stories in handmade quilts and textiles.

Small-scale farms grow African women’s income

Small-scale farms grow African women's incomeRun by PhD candidate Kenalemang Kgoroeadira, Thojane Organic Farm combines traditional African knowledge with modern permaculture techniques to produce retail-worthy organic produce and a sustainable source of income.

Small-scale farms grow African women’s income

Thojane Organic Farm combines traditional African knowledge systems with supportive permaculture techniques to produce retail-worthy organic produce. The small-scale farm, run by PhD candidate Kenalemang Kgoroeadira, also provides the surrounding communities with nutrient-rich food, and a sustainable source of income.