Tag Archives: South Africa
Seven designers work with American hardwoods for ‘Seed to Seat’ project at 100% Design South Africa 2017
Furniture design and Life Cycle Assessment project aims to throw the spotlight on versatile, yet less well-known American hardwood species and identify the true environmental impact of design
Dr Bernhard Rabert, Regional Director for Germany, Austria and Switzerland of Rolls-Royce, on Monday met with Minister-Plenipotentiary Adv Cassimjee and discussed the excellent working relationship between South Africa and Rolls-Royce. South Africa serves as the regional Southern African hub to Rolls-Royce, which is only one of the 600 German companies operational in South Africa. The South African Embassy is continuously working to enhance the good working relationship established with the German private sector.
The failure of Vodacom’s M-Pesa mobile money transfer initiative in South Africa, in contrast to its spectacular success in Kenya, has led many pundits to the conclusion that a mobile money solution will never fly in this country.
A gas economy could significantly drive South African economic growth, and the discovery of substantial natural gas reserves in the Karoo would be akin to finding gold and sparking a new gold rush, speakers said at the opening of the 4th annual Africa LPG Summit and Natural Gas & CNG Africa Forum in Johannesburg today.
Frost & Sullivan to host 360 degree Industry Think Tanks that will demonstrate digital growth opportunities across industry sectors
More and more South Africans are travelling – and investing in state-of-the-art branded luggage. This will pave the way for Samsonite South Africa to more than double sales within the next five years.
‘THE NXT LVL’ music talent search, powered by South Africa’s First and Best 4G network Vodacom, which will air on Mzansi Magic mid – September 2017, took over the Durban July to celebrate the end of the first phase of its national search for the next biggest music superstar, the marquee was buzzing with popular culture enthusiasts and celebrities, who showed up in excitement of the opportunities and inspiration the show will be investing in the music industry.
South African SMEs stand a chance of securing funding, market exposure and new partnerships through the annual Eskom Business Investment Competition (BIC) and the Small Business Expo 2017.
South Africa’s hospitality sector is poised for further growth in the next five years bolstered by inbound travelers amid a difficult and volatile economic climate.