South African Competitiveness Forum
Brand South Africa takes agenda to build competitiveness to Mpumalanga
Brand South Africa will host government, business and civil society representatives in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga to discuss how the country can build competitiveness, pride and patriotism.
Brand South Africa calls for a single national narrative
At a workshop held in Johannesburg this week, Brand South Africa urged stakeholders and provinces to align themselves with its brand so that the nation would have one story, well told.
Angola is open for South African business
Angola is on the rise, and wants to diversify its booming but oil-dependent economy to include more business sectors. That's where South African investors come in, a recent Brand South Africa forum discovered.
Infographic: South Africa and Angola
South Africa must work hard to raise rankings internationally
South Africa places highly in several international rankings on competitiveness and governance, but some sticking points keep it back, most notably that it is a country of economic extremes. The National Development Plan aims to overturn this status and bring equality; such a change will have a knock-on effect on competitiveness.
Forum focuses on active citizenship
A core message of the National Development Plan will form the basis of the South African Competitiveness Forum. Based on the principles of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part, it will call on all citizens to work towards changing the country's reputation and competitiveness.