Antarctica: new frontier for South Africa's ocean economy

Venturing into Antarctica could provide numerous economic benefits to South Africa. Norway and South Africa recently held a workshop to flesh out the potential of such a venture.

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South Africa’s economic growth revised

In tabling the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan revised South Africa’s economy growth for 2016 down to 0.5%, citing various reasons for his prediction. However, he said he expected it to rise to 1.7% next year.

South Africa’s economy not declining but it faces difficulties

At a time of slow global growth, Minister Pravin Gordhan’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) highlights the importance of funding development and transformation.

Brand South Africa CEO: 'Successful brands should be authentic'

Brand South Africa and Brand Finance Africa is hosting its fourth annual Top 50 Brands of South Africa on 15 September. Ahead of the announcement, Kingsley Makhubela talks about what makes top corporate brands thrive.

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