Algeria ready to strengthen trade and industry ties with South Africa

Algerian ambassador to South Africa Abd-El-Naceur Belaid called for stronger economic partnerships between Algeria and South Africa at an Algeria-South Africa trade and investment...

Summit explores Japan’s role in developing Africa’s ‘great economic potential’

The fourth Japan Summit, hosted by Brand South Africa in Sandton this week, highlighted the importance of trade between South Africa and Japan and...

Iron Lady of manganese takes on mining’s big boys

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi is the owner of a multimillion-rand manganese mine in the arid Northern Cape town of Hotazel and one of a handful of women in South Africa's mining industry. Battle-hardened by her experiences in the struggle against apartheid, she's not afraid to tackle those who stand in her way.

Moussa Faki Mahamat

African Union choose new chairperson

Chadian Foreign Minister Moussa Faki Mahamat has been chosen as the new chairperson of the African Union Commission. Mahamat replaces South Africa’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.Brand...

Japanese Seminar to look at South African investment opportunities

Johannesburg, 25 January 2017 – The Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO), in cooperation with the Embassy of Japan in South Africa and the Japanese...

South Africa’s new plug standard explained

22 August 2016South Africa’s current triangular electrical plug/socket standard is set to be replaced over the next 10 to 50 years with a more effective...

SKA South Africa unveils ‘First Light’ image from outer space

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope project, near the town of Carnarvon in the remote Northern Cape, revealed the first image of space...

Indaba examines outlook and opportunities in manufacturing sector

Entrepreneurs, government and corporates attended the third annual 2016 Manufacturing Indaba held at the Emperors Palace in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng on 28 and 29 June.This...

Graca Machel launches Mandela Day at community-built township school

"We should reach out to each other." This was the message Graca Machel, global activist and widow of South African statesman and international icon...
Durban's first black female deputy harbour master talks about her job

Durban’s first black female deputy harbour master talks about her job

Pinky Zungu dreamt of becoming an airline pilot, but she has found that piloting a ship is something she could do forever. And she has done such a good job of it that Transnet National Ports Authority has appointed her its first black female deputy harbour master.

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