South Africa: Latest News
Barbara Bean-Mellinger, 3:09 pm
From Engineering News. Aircraft manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace of Canada announced plans Wednesday to open a regional support office and parts depot for Africa in South Africa. The world’s No. 3 commercial and business aircraft manufacturer, Bombardier said it is upbeat about Africa. The company expects to sell 700 of its commercial aircraft on the continent over […]
Dana Sanchez, 2:14 pm
Massmart Holdings, South Africa’s biggest food and goods wholesaler, said sales grew by 5.5 percent in the first half of 2013, according to a report in Independent Online. U.S.-based Walmart has a controlling stake in Massmart. Massmart showed a 7.3 percent rise in sales in the second half of 2012. Massmart brands include Makro and do-it-yourself […]
Dana Sanchez, 12:22 pm
Tourism from India almost doubled in the last five years and South African tourism officials hope to build on that success with food – Indian food, that is. Top chefs from around South Africa will visit India in September to learn about Gujarati cooking as part of an effort to woo more tourists, according to a Times of India report. […]
Barbara Bean-Mellinger, 11:45 am
From African Business Review. SolarWorld Africa and its partner, enerGWorx, have installed solar panels at Timberlea Farming Trust’s farms across South Africa’s Western Cape. Timberlea Farming owns nine farms and is well-known internationally for its blueJay branded fruit, as well as its production of blueJay fresh juices. “At Timberlea…we are critically aware that sustainable business practices […]
rphilp, 9:39 am
Africa’s less-publicized realm of technological advancement delves into post-graduate mathematical physics. Through the “Next Einstein Initiative,” the search for Africa’s greatest innovators and scientists has begun.
Dana Sanchez, 4:07 pm
Mobile technology is evolving faster in Africa than Europe and what Africa needs is tech development skills, say South African brothers James and Nicholas Durrant, who started a digital company in the U.K. before turning their attention to Africa, according to a report in How We Made It In Africa. Bluegrass Digital started in 1996 as […]
Dana Sanchez, 11:22 am
The contest invites entries that include online safari guides, urban directories, game spotting and recording apps, online booking and shopping tools, or apps interpreting local cultures.
Dana Sanchez, 10:48 am
Bio Sculpture, a maker of nail care products that originated in South Africa in 1988, recently entered the Indian market, according to a report in Business Standard. The company has a presence in 45 countries, offering nail treatment to customers through stand-alone salons, partnerships with spas and hotels and with training centers to teach staff. In […]
Makula Dunbar, 9:53 am
Giyani Gold has listed on the Alternative Investment Board (AIX) of the Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX), Africa’s second-largest exchange by market capitalisation.
Dana Sanchez, 5:41 pm
The ActionAid report accused SABMiller of using SABMiller International BV to deprive African countries of substantial tax income through aggressive tax management policies.
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