South Africa Opens Up the Energy Supply Field

South Africa’s government will allow private investors to build their own power plants with up to 100 megawatts of generating capacity without requiring a license, in a bid to address the nation’s failing electricity supply. The move to raise the…

Getting Locals to Travel like Tourists in South Africa

Possibly one of the most popular cities to hike within South Africa, Cape Town boasts a number of hiking routes of which the most popular are on and around Table Mountain. Airbnb Experiences are activities led by locals and, by…

How To Become A Model In South Africa

The South African fashion scene is full of creativity and imagination with Cape Town and Johannesburg at the very centre of it all. With their fashion week reaching their 21st birthday recently, they proudly showcase the latest designer concepts. Cape Town…

Top Startup web events in South Africa this week

By Staff Reporter In this week’s line up of startup events, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to learn about the foundational basics of investing and gain valuable insight what it takes to create a successful career in the sector of…

Investing in entrepreneurs is key to the future of South Africa

BY: PHILANI SANGWENI South Africa’s always talked a big game when it comes to entrepreneurship. In fact, encouraging entrepreneurship, especially among young people, is one of the pillars of the National Development Plan. Philani Sangweni, managing partner at Entrepreneurs for…

Mauritius, South Africa & Seychelles Are In The Driver’s Seat Of AI Readiness In Africa

By Chanel Retief A new report released by Oxford Insights shows that even though there is a digital divide as well as data poverty in Africa, five countries on the continent are taking leaps into leveraging technologies to accelerate economic…

‘Journey With Me’ Is a Window Into the Ups and Downs of Traveling by Train In South Africa

DAMOLA DUROSOMO In his new photo series, South African artist Luxolo Witvoet, speaks to everyday people in Cape Town about their experiences commuting via the city’s fragile, yet vital train system. Luxolo Witvoet is a 25-year-old multidisciplinary artist and photographer from…

Making South Africa Proud And His Inspiration Outside The Pool

Renuka Methil Swimming sensation Chad le Clos had planned on returning from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with gold but with the games postponed, he’s for now focusing on family, fitness and his foundation. For many athletes, the postponement of the…

What South Africa’s economic recovery could look like St

University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) guest lecturer in corporate and development finance, Jason Hamilton, says although the latest R500 billion stimulus announced is welcomed – it may fall short of what South Africa’s economy needs. When reviewing it from…

South Africa’s junior miners: small in number, big on ambition

By Ed Stoddard The Minerals Council South Africa has been putting together a portrait of junior and emerging miners in the country. Compared with the likes of Canada, there are hardly any to be found here. But there are a…