Growing South Africa’s Green Economy One Small Business at a Time

Growing South Africa’s Green Economy One Small Business at a Time A positive Nation Brand strengths the country’s competitiveness on a global stage. This is...
Mandela Day children's home Linda Sangaret

International Women’s Day: Brand South Africa calls on all to play their part for...

Brand South Africa calls on all to play their part for the development and empowerment of women this International Women’s Day 8 March Johannesburg, Thursday...

Inspire Gauteng Expo: a catalyst for growth

The Inspire Gauteng Expo trade and investment conference was aimed at showcasing the many different investment and growth opportunities available in Gauteng’s vibrant and...

Abalone aquaculture could end poaching

Poaching has almost wiped out abalone along South Africa's coast, but a research project is showing a viable way to build a commercial farm...

South Africa needs to get on the technology trajectory

The opportunities of the digital age could be the engine of growth for South Africa, delegates heard at the Vision 2030 Summit. It needed...

Five alternative energy initiatives in Africa

26 October 2016 The renewable energy industry is a two-fold opportunity: it offers cost- effective, environmentally friendly energy to consumers in Africa and it provides...

South Africa’s green nation status improves – Global Status Report

The world experienced its largest increase in green, renewable energy in 2015, adding over 147 gigawatts of wind, solar and other...
BRICS Development Bank officially opens for business

BRICS Development Bank officially opens for business

The New Development Bank (NDB), operated by the BRICS grouping of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, has formally opened for business. According to the National Treasury, the country's role in the bank will strengthen its position as a financial centre for the continent.
George airport goes solar

George airport goes solar

The airport in the southern Cape town of George has become the first airport in Africa to use solar energy with the opening of phase one of a multi-million-rand solar energy plant. The Airports Company South Africa has "got a plan" to reduce its carbon footprint and become carbon neutral.
SA initiative to grow renewables industry

South Africa harnesses power of the wind

Wind energy is lighting up homes around South Africa, and it is cheap, sustainable and good for the environment. The South African Wind Energy Association says that in 2011, there were just 10 turbines in the country; today there are 13 large wind farms in operation, with more than 495 turbines.

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