Demo Africa connects Africa's start-ups with governments, information technology buyers and
local investors, among others. The annual conference will be held in Johannesburg later this
year, the first time it is being hosted in South Africa.
South Africa has won two investment awards at the second Indian Ocean Rim Association
Ministerial Economic and Business Conference in Dubai – a vote of confidence in the country as
an investment destination and a boost for InvestSA's mission to improve its investment climate.
A South African bank has come out on top in the Lafferty 2016 Bank Quality Rankings. The inaugural rating system took into account various factors, including financial and non-financial disclosures and customer satisfaction.
South Africa's minister of finance, Pravin Gordhan, and representatives of the Reserve Bank, business and labour embarked on an international roadshow last week to pass on a single message to investors: the country is stable and has healthy economy, able to overcome challenges.
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