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Africa is about to launch its first private satellite. It's a unique achievement - not least because the engineers designing the satellite's payload aren’t veteran astrophysicists, as you might expect. They’re teenage schoolgirls.
South African companies can donate cash to the Ebola Response Fund or offer goods and services to help fight the spread of Ebola in East Africa.
Industrial conglomerate Lonrho is partnering with global private investment company easyGroup to expand the easyHotel.com brand of hotels into Africa, starting with Johannesburg's central business district.
German-based Concentrix Solar has inaugurated its first facility in South Africa, commissioning a 60-kilowatt solar power plant at Aquila Private Game Reserve in Touwsrivier in the Western Cape.
South Africa's famous ultra-luxury Blue Train is set to go private. State rail company Spoornet is to offer the Blue Train to investors on a long-term lease, with British, Chinese and Indian rail operators reportedly interested in the sale.