• South African Competitiveness Forum

    Brand South Africa will host its second South African Competitiveness Forum (SACF) in Johannesburg on 4 and 5 November 2014 under the theme ‘Active Citizenship and its role in changing the South African brand reality’.

  • South Africa’s OR Tambo International Airport best in Africa

    Taking the top three spots for best airports in Africa, South Africa’s major international airports sport all the modcons for business and leisure travellers as they traverse the African continent.

  • IMF forecasts ‘robust’ economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa

    A combination of infrastructure investment, expanding services, and robust agricultural production are proving tailwind to the strong economic growth in most of sub-Saharan Africa countries, states the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its October 2014 Regional Economic Outlook report.

  • Positive economic outlook for Africa: AfDB report

    The 2014 African Economic Outlook report predicts a rosy outlook for the continent in the short to medium term, with Africa’s growth levels expected to accelerate to 6% in 2015.

  • South Africa, Mexico sign cooperation agreements

    Mexico is one of South Africa’s top three Latin America trade partners, while South Africa is the country’s largest trade partner in Africa. Now the two countries have signed further cooperation agreements.

  • University of Cape Town leads in plant-based HPV vaccine research

    A world leader in plant-based vaccine research, the University of Cape Town’s Biopharming Research Unit will team up with Canadian pharmaceutical concern Medicago to produce a plant- based HPV vaccine.

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Umtata Christian School celebrates Global Dignity Day

Global Dignity DayGlobal Dignity Day, celebrated on 15 October, aims to teach young people how to help others live with dignity. Brand South Africa spent the day with the pupils at Umtata Christian School, who run a range of dignity-related projects.

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