Investment & Immigration

Investment & Immigration

South Africa is one of the most sophisticated, diverse and promising emerging markets in the world.Strategically located at the tip of the African continent, South Africa is a key investment location, both for the commercial opportunities within its borders and the potential it offers as a gateway to the rest of the continent - a market of some 1-billion people.

 

Brand South Africa delivers keynote address to South African marketing academics

Brand South Africa collaborates with academia on the future of marketing education

A Brand South Africa presentation at a recent gathering of marketing academics highlighted the importance of the relationship between nation branding and future of...

What3Words and Gateway are creating a safer community

Using an innovative global mapping system, a British company is helping to bring healthcare to some of South Africa’s most difficult-to-find places.Sulaiman PhilipKwaNdengezi, outside...
A typical Africanis, with a long snout, an elegant medium-sized build, short coat, pointed ears and upturned tail, in KwaZulu-Natal. (Image: Johan Gallant, © Africanis Society

Africanis – the dog of Africa

You'll see them on the dirt roads of rural South Africa: undistinguished medium-sized dogs with long snouts, short brownish coats and springy upturned tails. Some dismiss them as mongrels, but these dogs have a lineage going back 7 000 years. They are the Africanis – the dog of Africa.

BEE Codes of Good Practice

Black Economic Empowerment Codes of Good Practice

The government's Codes of Good Practice for black economic empowerment aim to bring an end to uncertainty over BEE deals while boosting South Africa's economic growth.

13-million-year-old infant skull sheds light on ape ancestry

A Kenyan discovery of a remarkably complete fossil ape skull reveals what the common ancestor of all living great apes – including humans –...
An app developed by Kenyan schoolgirls that addresses female health issues has got the attention of Google.

Kenyan schoolgirls create female health app for Google

Five Kenyan teenagers, aged 15 to 17, have been selected to take part in the Google Technovation software development competition. Their innovative app design...
UCT students hackathon girlcodeza

UCT students win women-only hackathon

Students from the University of Cape Town won a trip to an international conference in the US at a women-only hackathon.Melissa Javan A group of...
Northern Cape

Earth’s oldest ‘fungi’ found in South Africa

A recent scientific discovery in South Africa, ancient fungi-like fossils, have once again put the country on the map in the palaeontology field. It...

Native Nosi: The sweet taste of success

South Africa is home to two indigenous bee species – the African and the Cape bee – and produces enough honey to supply local...

TechnoGirl: Educating girls, creating opportunity

TechnoGirl, which is aimed at encouraging more girls to study Stem subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths), has steadily increased the numbers of young...

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