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Leadership Diversity in Corporate South Africa

A new study on top executives in South Africa shows that despite progress with racial and gender equity, the leadership landscape is still lacking in diversity. Read more

It's Time for a New Relationship

There is an inexorable shift of economic power from the so-called developed world to the high-growth economies of the developing world, and it’s time for a whole new relationship with Africa, says John Battersby. Read more

South Africa's Top Companies Unite in Positive Outlook

A recent survey shows that South Africa’s top businesses have cause for optimism. Read more

South Africa Grows to 51 Million

South Africa's population grew by 15.5%, or almost 7-million people, in the space of 10 years to reach a total of 51.7-million in 2011, according to the country's latest national census. Read more

Africa's Top Employers

The CRF Institute’s Best Employers campaign has created the Top Employers in Africa Index, with the first class of certified multinationals. Read more

Marketing South Africa

We talk to CEO Miller Matola about how Brand South Africa is marketing South Africa to the world. Read more

Investing in Africa

A business survey highlights the increase of Foreign Direct Investment into Africa. Read more

The Masters of Business

Now firmly established as one of South Africa’s top ranked business schools, GIBS is focused on developing the management skills in demand by companies in Africa. Read more

Brand South Africa Moves Up the Rankings

South Africa moved up to 36th out of 50 countries measured in the Anholt-GfK Roper Nation Brand Index, confirming the steady improvement in the country's brand reputation. Read more

Optimising South Africa

The Merchantec CEO Confidence Index suggests the bottoming out of confidence as South Africa's CEOs look toward a better year in 2012. Read more

WikiAfrica

How WikiAfrica, an international collaboration, is set to change the selective, out-of-context and incomplete information on the Internet about Africa Read more

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South Africa – Open for Business

South Africa has enormous potential as an investment destination, offering a unique combination of highly developed first world economic infrastructure with a vibrant emerging market economy.

It is also one of the most advanced and productive economies in Africa.

Here are just some of the reasons for doing business in South Africa:

Read more at: http://www.southafrica.info/business/investing/open.htm#ixzz1mZhSL3mD

About the Rainbow Nation

People

Over 47-million people with a wide variety of cultures, languages and religious beliefs. Welcome to the Rainbow Nation! Read more

Sustainable development

Development for "people, planet, prosperity" didn't start with the World Summit in South Africa. It didn't end there, either. Read more

Education

Private and public institutions, government policy, schools and universities, resources, links and more. Read more

Geography and climate

Two oceans, almost 3,000 kilometres of coastline, and massive geo- and biodiversity. Read more

Government

A constitutional democracy with three tiers - national, provincial and local government - each with their own executive authority. Read more

More about South Africa

South Africa – Economy Overview


South Africa

South Africa is the economic powerhouse of Africa, leading the continent in industrial output and mineral production and generating a large proportion of Africa's electricity.

The country has abundant natural resources, well-developed financial, legal, communications, energy and transport sectors, a stock exchange ranked among the top 20 in the world, and a modern infrastructure supporting efficient distribution of goods throughout the southern African region. Read more

Link up with South African Communities Abroad!

South African Communities Abroad

Feeling a bit out of it? Want to connect with some people who know where you're coming from?

Get some community away from home? Check out Brand South Africa's directory of websites, clubs, societies, newsletters and e-magazines for South Africans living abroad. Read more

Global South Africans


Join South Africa's Worldwide Brain Bank

Global South Africans is a project to enlist the talent, experience and credibility of South Africans living abroad in support South Africa and its people at home.

South Africans living or travelling abroad will very often be the first point of contact and reference for people overseas whose judgements and decisions have a profound impact on the fortunes of our country. Global South Africans can show the world what South Africans are made of, why we are worth investing in and partnering with and how we can help find creative solutions to the gamut of the world’s problems, from poverty to climate change to inter-communal and regional conflict.

By becoming part of the GSA network, you are saying you want to act as a “brand ambassador” for the country. You believe in South Africa, love the place and want to help us reach our full potential for the benefit of all our people and the continent of which we are part.

If you would like to know more about or be part of the Global South Africans project and our online network, please click here to drop us a line

Click here for more about Global South Africans

Gateway to South Africa

Find out more about the rainbow nation through SAInfo – the official gateway to the nation.

Sponsored by Brand South Africa

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