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A small but notable trend is establishing itself in Cape Town, on the KwaZulu-Natal coast, occasionally in Sandton, Johannesburg: British retirees are increasingly looking to South Africa in their golden years. And it's not just about the great climate or scenery.
The British High Commission has launched a £1-million (R11.9-million) fund for 2012/13 to support projects in South Africa that are linked to prosperity, trade and low carbon growth, and has invited organisations to submit concept proposals.
Browse through some of the material Brand South Africa created for specific projects such as South Africa’s hosting of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™...
South African diversified industrial group Bidvest is to acquire the whole of Seafood Holdings, a leading national fresh seafood producer and distributor in the United Kingdom, for £45-million (about R473-million).
British Minister for Africa Henry Bellingham has pledged to double trade volumes between South Africa and the UK by 2015. The goal was set by President Jacob Zuma during his state visit to the UK in March 2010.
A team of police officers from the United Kingdom took time out of their policing duties at the 2010 Fifa World Cup to distribute football kits donated by several British teams to children at a local orphanage.
South Africa continues to rank as the fastest-growing wine category in the UK, new data shows, and Wines of SA CEO Su Birch believes exports of packaged wines could grow 10% this year, depending on the exchange rate.
UK children are logging on to a phonics scheme to learn African languages, from Afrikaans to isiZulu. The Thrass Phoneme Machine Version 6.1 includes the “interactive” Thrass Calendar Charts computer program, which teaches the basics of South African languages.