SA makes presence felt at Cannes
South Africa is making its presence felt at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival, where three SA features have been well received, the first image of the highly anticipated Nelson Mandela biopic has gone public, and crime thriller Zulu
, set and filmed in SA, is due to close the festival.
Zuma urges Canada to invest in SA
South Africa offers good investment prospects for countries like Canada, President Jacob Zuma said in Cape Town on Tuesday during the state visit of Canadian Governor-General David Johnston.
MTN voted highest ranking African brand
South African mobile telecommunications operator MTN was voted the highest ranked
African brand in international research agency Millward Brown's Brandz Top 100 Most
Valuable Global Brands 2013 survey released on Tuesday.
Sanlam buys stake in Malaysian firm
South African financial services provider Sanlam has acquired a 49% stake in
Malaysian short-term insurer Pacific & Orient Insurance Co. Berhard worth about
R814-million in line with the company's growth strategy in emerging markets.
Adverts target rhino horn consumers
"Rhino horn is made of the same stuff as human nails. Still want some?" Conservation organisations WWF and TRAFFIC, as part of their campaign against the illegal wildlife trade, are running a series of myth-busting adverts aimed at encouraging Vietnamese citizens to stop buying or consuming rhino horn.
Top Gear Durban to celebrate Le Mans
The Top Gear Festival takes place in Durban in June, and among the attractions for motorsport lovers will be cars covering nine decades of racing, courtesy of the Franschhoek Motor Museum, which is marking the 90th anniversary of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.