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The Empty Shop is filled with promise

empty-shop---thumbDonated clothes are the centre of The Empty Shop in Sandton City, Johannesburg. They are on display and then sold, with proceeds going towards the Tomorrow Trust. What is not sold at the pop-up shop is taken to a charity shop. Again, the proceeds are for the educational group.

African entrepreneur sold his belongings to start Kisua

Sam Mensah found out that it is better to give than receive: in giving gifts he received success in return, after he saw the potential market for African garments and designs around the world. A significant element of the business is to present a more truthful picture of the continent.

Fashion week leads the pack

Some of the country's top designers took their spring/summer 2014 collections to South African Fashion Week. It set the tone for the next season in bright colours and natural fabrics, and featured a first-time partnership with Universal Music South Africa.

The sharp-dressed men of Africa

The elegant, well-mannered and impeccably dressed African man is not a new phenomenon. But he is getting global exposure in the internet age. From the sapeurs of Congo to small town Namibia, these sartorial leaders are doing interesting things. But it is more than just the clothes; it is about meaning, manners and respect.

SA business shows the money

Waste drive reaps rewards

A new community recycling initiative in the coastal town of Hout Bay in the Western Cape is changing the way people think about waste management.
Rugby sewing initiative kicks off

Spain buys South African

Spain buys South African

Spaniards will be buying South African in May and June after a deal was struck with Spanish retail group El Corte Ingles and SA's Department of Trade and Industry that will result in immediate export orders worth about R30-million.
Wear it loud and proud

Wear it loud and proud

Clothes manufactured in South Africa will soon be sporting the Proudly South African logo - so consumers can make an informed choice. The Proudly SA label will indicate that clothes have been made with at least 50% local materials.