Google Africa sets up mentorship programmes for tech designers, entrepreneurs

Google Launchpad and Google Play South Africa were launched in November 2017 to boost African technology start-ups and develop a unique African design aesthetic.The...

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...

BRICS summit: opportunity for solutions and investment

The value proposition of 33 South African companies would be promoted to businesspeople and investors from the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South...
'Invest in South African infrastructure and ICT' - Ramaphosa at WEF Africa

‘Invest in South African infrastructure and ICT’ – Ramaphosa at WEF Africa

Positive returns on investment are almost guaranteed in the infrastructure and ICT sectors in South Africa, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told potential investors at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Kigali, Rwanda.
ZAR X

South Africa to get second stock exchange: ZAR X

South Africa is to get its second stock exchange, after the Johannesburg Stock Exchange has dominated trading in the country for more than a century. ZAR X has been given a licence to operate, and it plans to be up and running in September.

Awethu Project invests in South African entrepreneurs

With pots of up to R5-million each to invest in entrepreneurs, the Awethu Project looks to be a high impact partner through a negotiated equity stake. This way, the venture capital fund has the same incentive as the business owners to grow their businesses. It also shares the rewards.

South African government launches online Central Supplier Database

Doing business with the government is now quicker and the process smoother, thanks to the Central Supplier Database. Launched by the minister of finance, companies wanting to work with the state are urged to register on it. There are several benefits to being listed on the database.
Eastern Cape hooks into SA's ocean economy

South Africa unpacks Coega potential

The Coega industrial development zone has contributed almost 15 000 jobs to Eastern Cape and has an investment value of nearly R3bn. It has huge potential to grow more entrepreneurs, placing it well for the country's plan to boost black industrialists.
Dube TradePort South Africa’s newest Industrial Development Zone

Dube TradePort South Africa’s newest Industrial Development Zone

Having already attracted almost R1-billion in investment, Dube TradePort is officially open for business and is set to make the balmy KwaZulu-Natal province a global supply chain hub.
South Africa's hospitality sector 'poised for growth'

South Africa’s hospitality sector ‘poised for growth’

South Africa's hospitality sector is poised for further growth in the next five years on the back of rising room rates and growing tourism numbers, with hotel occupancy rates expected to increase to 71% by 2018, according to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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