road transport

The dozen agencies that keep the country moving

Transport is the heartbeat of South Africa’s economic growth, ensuring goods and people move swiftly and safely to their destinations. We list the 12...

Press release: Brand South Africa seeks to strengthen ties with Singapore

Singaporean businesses, it has been found, do not see South Africa as a viable investment destination. Brand South Africa looked to change that during a...
dti export trade

DTI: first stop for exporters

The main government body tasked with assisting exporters and marketing South African exports internationally is the Department of Trade and industry.

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...

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.

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

CD AndersonThe Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope project, near the town of Carnarvon in the remote Northern Cape, revealed the first image of...
South African showroom opens in Atlanta

South African showroom opens in Atlanta

The Department of Trade and Industry has launched a permanent showroom for South African lifestyle products, crafts, clothing and textiles in Atlanta in the United States.
South African wine

Record year for South African wine exports

The South African wine industry topped its previous export record by 26% in 2013, with a bumper local harvest helping local wine makers both to fill the gap created by a poor European harvest and to make inroads in new markets.
South Africa showcases wine in Nigeria

Walmart boost for SA wine exports

Retailer Massmart is to use the international reach of US parent company Walmart to increase export opportunities for emerging South African wine makers under its Developing Wine Brand programme, the company said on Friday.

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