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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...
Johannesburg’s Sacred Heart College has a long history of opening its doors to the most vulnerable children. Under the apartheid regime it educated children...
EY Africa Attractiveness Survey 2015SA is the top destination for FDI projects – the country attracted 121 projects in 2014/15 SA was the...
The US online paid-for streaming service of TV shows and movies, Netflix, has launched in 130 countries, including South Africa. It'll now be easier for signed-up members to watch what they want, when they want, where they want, on any internet enabled device.
Tesla Motors, the electric vehicle and energy storage company based in the US's Silicon Valley and led by South African-born industrialist Elon Musk, will open an office in South Africa during January 2016 to develop its Powerwall energy storage solutions for local consumers and businesses.
With pots of up to R5-million each to invest in entrepreneurs, the Awethu Project looks to be a high impact partner through a negotiated equity stake. This way, the venture capital fund has the same incentive as the business owners to grow their businesses. It also shares the rewards.
A factory in Johannesburg that produces set-top boxes, has hit the 70 000 mark. And its products are being delivered across South Africa. The manufacturing centre has also helped with several community initiatives to improve employees' quality of life.
Manufacturers need to work with the state - which has several incentive and support strategies - to raise South Africa's competitiveness, says the trade and industry minister. The clothing and textile sector, for example, has several clusters and programmes to help manufacturers.
The Coega industrial development zone has contributed almost 15 000 jobs to Eastern Cape and has an investment value of nearly R3bn. It has huge potential to grow more entrepreneurs, placing it well for the country's plan to boost black industrialists.
In a first for the continent, Facebook has opened an office in Johannesburg. The social networking platform is already a central part of people's lives in Africa, it says. And with more than a billion people in Africa, "we want to do more to help people and businesses connect".