Otis South Africa appoints Nicolas Branly as its Service Director
Otis South Africa has appointed Nicolas Branly to the position of Service Director, reporting to the MD: Otis Africa, Daniel Daphne. Branly, who joined Otis France as Field Supervisor in 2009, holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Applied Economics from the University of Paris Dauphine, and MS Mechanical Engineering and... Read more
Facebook joins hands with partners across Africa for a safer Internet
Aim – Raising awareness of emerging online issues and helping to explore ways to make the Internet safer for all JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 6, 2018/ — Celebrating Safer Internet Day (SID) (https://goo.gl/EGR7dd) under the connected theme of “Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you”,... Read more
Volkswagen establishes in Rwanda
The next milestone in Volkswagen Sub Saharan Africa strategy becomes reality with the registration of the company Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda. The stage is set for the commencement of the roll out of Volkswagen’s integrated automotive mobility solution, a first for the Volkswagen Group, under the auspices of Volkswagen... Read more
University of Johannesburg grabs AI spotlight in CNN feature
This week’s episode of “CNN Marketplace Africa” examines the potential impact Artificial Intelligence (AI) in South Africa and in particular, education. And in appears that the University of Johannesburg is making the right moves as it looks to become a leading educational AI hub in Africa, by incorporating AI... Read more
SADC working towards boosting mutual trade
Southern African Development Community countries are putting shoulder to the wheel to strengthen the comparative and competitive advantages of the region’s economies to stimulate intra-SADC trade. Despite persistent efforts to boost trade within the region through the SADC Free Trade Area, the value of intra-SADC trade has remained very... Read more
SADC predicts good seed production
Despite the negative effects of last year’s El Nino-induced drought, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) predicts a surplus in seed production. “The impression now is that in terms of seed production, we are much better. Yes there will be challenges here and there but in general as the... Read more
SA, Zambia must fulfil trade commitments
Zambian Finance Minister Felix Mutati says South African and Zambian companies must build on the commitments made by the Heads of State of the two countries. Speaking at the start of a two-day Trade and Investment Mission organised by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) in Lusaka, Minister... Read more
Sustainable electricity development key to Africa’s growth
Africa must rethink the way it approaches electricity production if it is to realise its industrial and economic growth imperatives, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown. The Minister on Tuesday said electricity is the cornerstone of any economy, and the design of electricity systems on the continent must be... Read more
Mandela Day: Do your bit to make a difference
With the world marking Nelson Mandela International Day today, ordinary citizens and Cabinet Ministers are going out into communities to make a difference in the lives of the less fortunate. Every year on 18 July, South Africans and the global community honour South Africa’s late former President and international... Read more
Make a change this Mandela Day
Brand South Africa has called on all South Africans to play their part and act against poverty and unite to make a change in society on International Mandela Day. To honour the late Mandela’s epic struggle, setbacks, renewed hope and ultimate triumph – the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed... Read more