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South African male choirs take winning compositions to South America

South African composers Xander Kritzinger and Andrew-John Bethke will travel to South America with two male choirs to share their uniquely South African blend...

Press release: South Africa ranked among top countries for FDI and remains an attractive...

Brand South Africa welcomes South Africa’s performance in the 2017 A.T. Kearney Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index, as well as in the Africa...

Open Streets brings people together

Streets thumbCape Town's new Open Streets movement takes an old idea from Bogotá, Colombia, and turns city thoroughfares over to residents, who use the space for breaking down social barriers – and having a lot of fun.

BRICS Development Bank officially opens for business

BRICS Development Bank officially opens for business

The New Development Bank (NDB), operated by the BRICS grouping of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, has formally opened for business. According to the National Treasury, the country's role in the bank will strengthen its position as a financial centre for the continent.

Gallery: a chance for global solutions at WEF

The annual World Economic Forum is an opportunity for dialogue, debate and problem solving on a global level between political leaders, business experts, and civil society. Held in Davos, Switzerland, this year's theme is "Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution".

South African billionaire pledges fortune to charity

South African billionaire pledges fortune to charity

South African investment billionaire Allan Gray has pledged his entire controlling stake in his global investment company and its offshore partners to philanthropic work with various charities in South Africa and around the world.

Overview of new revisions to South Africa’s amended visa regulations

South Africa has announced amendments to the recently implemented visa regulations for travellers into and out of South Africa. The changes have been largely welcomed by the tourism industry and South Africans travellers alike. The changes will be implemented from November 2015.

BRICS: Transforming the global political and economic architecture

Since its inception, the BRICS grouping of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa has made great strides in challenging the traditional global political and economic paradigm.

South Africa names Brics bankers

South Africa names Brics bankers

Tito Mboweni will be the non-executive director of the board of governors of the Brics New Development Bank, which will be open for business by the end of the year. Leslie Maasdorp has been nominated as vice-president of the bank, which will have its headquarters in Shanghai.
Media freedom is key to global sustainability

Media freedom is key to global sustainability

Quality journalism enables citizens to make informed decisions about their society's development, exposing injustice, corruption, and the abuse of power, UN bosses said in a joint statement issued to mark this year's World Press Freedom Day.

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