Archive for the ‘South Africa’ category

Meet the Boss: Jannie Mouton, founder, PSG

“Thinking back, my biggest lesson was back when I was fired because I was too relaxed and too sure of myself.”

‘South African wine industry must adjust its Africa strategy, before it loses out’

The majority of Africans shop at informal outlets, and this is where South African wines need to improve their presence, says Craig Irving.

Lower oil prices and South Africa: A positive in a sea of negatives

South African consumers should benefit from easing inflation, lower fuel costs, and increased disposable income, said Nedbank economist.

Top sectors for South African entrepreneurs to capitalise on in 2015

South Africa’s many challenges provide opportunities for entrepreneurs to take advantage of.

South Africa’s top suburbs for luxury homes

Cape Town’s Atlantic seaboard suburbs dominate the list.

Start-up snapshot: SweepSouth wants to disrupt domestic cleaning

“Our aim is to take the hassle out of getting your place cleaned.”

Tough times ahead for South Africa Inc, but it’s better than 2014

Over the last twenty years, the single biggest determinant of South Africa’s economic growth has been global growth.

Africa’s economic outlook for 2015

The African continent is set to record a projected +5% economic growth in 2015.

Local wines dominate in South Africa

Euromonitor International looks at some of the consumption trends and drivers of alcohol in South Africa.

Internet retailing increases by 25% in South Africa

Internet retailing continues to see growth in value terms across South Africa, according to a research by Euromonitor International.

How Alan Knott-Craig Jr is providing free Wi-Fi to townships

Alan Knott-Craig, of Project Isizwe, is partnering with governments to provide free public Wi-Fi, at a cost of only $0.09 per GB.

Start-up snapshot: Breaking down language barriers with translation app

How we made it in Africa poses five questions to the 25-year-old entrepreneur behind Aweza.

Why South Africa’s eTV founder is going mobile with TV streaming app

“If you want a pan-African mass medium, the only thing that is going to work is mobile.”

Why a South African law firm is accepting Bitcoin as a payment option

Thomson Wilks is now accepting the crypto-currency Bitcoin as a form of payment from its clients.

SABMiller and Coca-Cola Africa: Diversifying their fast-moving goods basket

SABMiller and Coca-Cola merger will create South and East Africa’s largest soft drinks bottling operation.