Brian Kelly of the popular travel blog, thepointsguy.com, was on MSNBC this morning. Said he was going to SA at the end of the week and was looking for suggestions. He’s already getting lots of them. Why not add a few?
Photo Credit South Africa is opening a new permanent showroom at AmericasMart in Atlanta, the largest wholesale marketplace for consumer goods in the US, to help emerging artisans and crafts people break into the US market for handmade textiles, clothing, furniture and decorative housewares. Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Elizabeth Thabethe is flying in […]
Remarks delivered today by Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim to South African Diaspora in Perth, Australia: There has been much handwringing over the years about the level of emigration from the South Africa, but here is one thing I will say for it: it is wonderful to be able to travel 9000 km from home and […]
The World Economic Forum has just published its annual Global Competitiveness Report for 2013/4. Overall, South Africa ranks 53rd out of 148. Education, labour and health issues — HIV/AIDS and malaria — continue to hold us back. But there’s also quite a bit crow about. The WEF compiles its Global Competitiveness Index using a mix […]