South African NGO ranks top 100 Non-Governmental Organisations in the world

South African Organisation receives ranking as one of the top 100 Non-Governmental Organisations in the world Brand South Africa’s partner Symphonia for South Africa, an...
Ludwick Marishane waterless bath

From the archives: South African develops ‘waterless bath’

Imagine taking a bath anywhere, at any time, without using the traditional method of water. It is now possible after young South African entrepreneur, Ludwick Marishane, developed a waterless product that allows people who have limited access to water to maintain their standards of hygiene.
Bountly uses elements of social media interaction and the shared economy trend to connect job seekers with verified and trusted employment opportunities in South Africa.

South African app connects job seekers with employment opportunities

Bountly is a local recruitment website designed to service job creation, through incorporating social media elements and the current peer-to-peer economy trend revolutionised by...
Ocean Basket is the first major South African restaurant chain to implement a ban on plastic drinking straws.

War on plastic: SA seafood restaurant chain bans straws

Plastics are the scourge of the ocean, with millions of tons annually finding their way into the world's open waters and then into the...
The Empower Shack is an innovative housing solution in Khayelitsha.

Empower Shack low-cost housing project nominated for UK design prize

An innovative, low-cost housing solution that could help to alleviate South Africa's housing shortage has been long-listed for the Royal Institute of British Architects...

Investment incentives available in South Africa

South Africa offers various attractive investment incentives, targeted at specific sectors or types of business activities. Government assistance The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti)...

Press release: South Africa drops three places in nation brand index

Brand South Africa released South Africa’s performance in the 2017 Anholt-GfK Nation Brands Index (NBI), which sees South Africa’s ranking dropping by three points...

Two South African community garden heroes give back to the people

Two recent acts of horticultural heroism that represent the true meaning of ubuntu are inspiring South Africans to give back to the community and...

An overview of the history of South African art

South Africa is home to some of the world's most ancient and beautiful art - the rock paintings of the San. It's also the scene of a host of diverse and challenging contemporary artists producing important new work.

Press release: South Africa retains ranking in 2017 Ibrahim Index of African Governance

Every year the Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance assesses the performance of all 54 African countries in categories such as human rights, the...


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