Two weeks ago, South Africa experienced one of the greatest periods of socioeconomic unrest in its democratic lifespan. The violent demonstrations displayed cut across all sectors and demographics, leaving very few businesses, families or individuals unaffected, sadly at the cost of 337 lives.For a very brief moment, South Africans were left disheartened and...
It is almost over a week since Gauteng and the KwaZulu-Natal provinces faced devastating social unrest that affected the country image and reputation. This at the back of a country still battling a pandemic and trying to revive its economy. This week saw the tide turning as South Africans did what they know best, joined hands to...
According to the South African Wine Industry Information Systems (SAWIS), South Africa’s wine industry is a key economic driver of the country’s Gross Domestic Product. In actual fact, its expanding contribution per annum amounts to 36 billion rands, and employs about 300 000 people both directly and indirectly. Historically the country’s wine industry has...
The past week has been critical and intense for South Africa, yet despite the display of demonstrations, citizens of the country have shown a sense of togetherness and taking a stand in protecting what belongs to them. During this time a number of individuals have risen up with the intent to unite in...
On Thursday, 15 July, Government Ministers representing the Presidency and Departments of Public Enterprises, Trade, Industry and Competition, Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Small Business Development, Justice and Correctional Services, and Tourism met with 34 CEOs of South Africa’s largest companies and multinationals to discuss the crisis of sabotage, lawlessness and looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng....
. Brand South Africa calls on South Africans to play their part in protecting our country in line with our constitutional values. The violent demonstrations that are ravaging our communities cannot continue. They have culminated into criminal acts leading to the loss of lives and livelihood. Property is being destroyed. Businesses are being looted and essential activities...
By Roxanne Francis One of the saddest ironies of the last fifteen months is seeing the industries that have for decades elevated the Nation Brand and kept South African Pop Culture alive, being the hardest hit as a result of the global pandemic. In the same way that the live industry has suffered, a...
We all have dreams and aspirations of implementing a ground-breaking commercial idea that could turn us into the next billionaire designer but for Theo Baloyi, his sneaker idea has demonstrated a  perfect step in the right direction to that success. Mzansi's Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2019, Top Empowered Young Achiever of the Year 2020, South Africa's...
What do you want to be when you grow up? A typical question asked to many young people when starting a conversation. This time the question was addressed to my 14-year-old girl cousin. Her response; “I want to be a businesswoman! I want to own a hospital! Be an inspiration to young girls just...
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is currently ranked in the top 20 largest stock exchanges in the world by market capitalisation, and is the largest stock exchange in Africa. Recently the JSE hosted a two-day SA Tomorrow Investor Conference, its flagship multinational roadshow that partners with stakeholders in the financial services industry. SA Tomorrow is aimed...

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