Archive for the ‘South Africa’ category

Seven South African tech startups hoping to grab your attention

From pet food to dating to rentals, 88mph has a range of startups under its wing.

Using the high-end health market for regional integration in Africa

Increasingly more tourists are visiting African countries to receive healthcare.

Domino’s Pizza coming to Southern Africa: What you need to know

Domino’s is another US fast food brand entering the African market.

The great debate: Experience vs qualification

Managers are a crucial part of any business and need the right qualifications and industry experience.

Nigeria vs SA: GDP is not everything, says Martyn Davies

Analyst says it is important to look at the bigger picture of Nigeria’s new label as top economy in Africa.

Emerging markets – it’s our turn

Jeremy Gardiner argues that South Africa’s economic slump is an emerging market trend that will pass.

Africa flies on a wing and a prayer

Air transport reforms are needed to unlock the industry’s full potential across the continent.

Nigeria overtakes South Africa as continent’s largest economy

After months of speculation, Nigeria today officially overtook South Africa as the largest economy on the continent.

Rebasing of Nigerian GDP will reflect African economic reality more accurately

Nigeria’s rebasing of its GDP may affect perceptions about South Africa’s position on the continent.

Is South Africa still considered the gateway into Africa? Yay or nay?

KPMG economist talks about South Africa’s value as an entry point for business in Africa.

Light at the end of the tunnel

Africa’s promising power sector is generating interest in renewable sources.

Every1Mobile creating and connecting communities of mobile phone users

Every1Mobile provides users with content, products and services to help them fast track into the formal economy.

Black Like Me founder Herman Mashaba’s advice for entrepreneurs

“If you are going into business you must understand the consequences,” says prominent South African businessman.

Bridging the divide: Africa’s diaspora willing to invest back home

Africans living abroad can help reduce poverty by investing back home.

Investing in startups: Why back the jockey and not the horse?

Seed fund 88mph invests in tech entrepreneurs who show promise.