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South African Government Launches Pilot of Online Business Registration Platform

The South African government has launched the pilot phase of a new business portal, led by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC). Companies can be registered for as little as R175. “[The portal] is a pioneering and innovative…
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New Mara Group Cell Phone Factory Opening in South Africa

Efforts to revive South Africa's sluggish economy and create much-needed employment are set to receive a major boost with the launch of Mara Phone’s first cell phone manufacturing plant in South Africa. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa,…
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Japan Invests $1.8 Million in Sustainable Plastic Alternatives Project in South Africa

The Government of Japan and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have signed a funding agreement for a project to support a transition from conventional plastics to sustainable alternatives in South Africa. The Government…

UK Consultancy Brand Finance Reveals South Africa’s Strongest Brands for 2019

UK consultancy Brand Finance has released their 2019 South Africa 50 report, an annual report on the most valuable and strongest South African brands. Brand Finance also determines the relative strength of brands through a balanced scorecard…

Highlights From South Africa’s Second 2019 State of the Nation Address

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the country's second State of the Nation Address yesterday evening, keying South Africans into his plans going forward, now that the country's new Parliament is settling in, after the recent…