South African app connects job seekers with employment opportunities

Bountly is a local recruitment website designed to service job creation, through incorporating social media elements and the current peer-to-peer economy trend revolutionised by...

South Africans must work for good of economy

President Jacob Zuma referred to our "collective responsibility" to get the economy to perform at its full potential. South Africans can support the economy by buying a locally made products - each purchase stimulates demand and builds our industries and creates jobs.

Africa’s growth potential – and its ‘Next 10’ biggest cities

Global investors are increasingly taking note of the untapped potential of sub-Saharan Africa, and most major international corporations are already active in its three largest cities. According to a new report, they should also be getting excited about the region's "Next 10" biggest cities.

Turkey’s Arçelik buys Defy Appliances

Turkey's Arçelik Group, a member of the Fortune 500-listed Koç Group, has bought itself a springboard into the African continent, in the form South African appliance manufacturer Defy Appliances, for around US$324-million (R2.25-billion).

Ponte: revival of a Joburg icon

Inner city rejuvenation continues to gather pace in South Africa's commercial capital. Property developers are refurbishing Johannesburg's landmark 54-floor Ponte building and are offering fully furnished flats for sale to upper-middle class residents.

SA-born playwright wins an Oscar

Cape Town-born playwright Ronald Harwood, who won an Oscar for his screenplay of the Holocaust movie The Pianist, may be a long way from home, but he credits South Africa for his success in the film industry.