Former UN Secretary Generals Kofi Annan and Sir Richard Branson have been announced as Counsellors to 1,300 future leaders from over 185 countries attending the One Young World Summit 2013. Other Counsellors for the One Young World Summit 2013 include, Sir Bob Geldof, activist and musician; Ahmed Kathrada, former political advisor [...]
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Roughly 1 percent of private equity capital was invested in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2012, with South Africa attracting the greatest volume of that capital. There is however a growing trend toward the newly emerging countries, including Mozambique and Tanzania. While these economies are not as diversified as South Africa, or [...]
President Barack Obama and the First Family spent the weekend in South Africa visiting two cities – the legislative capital, Cape Town and the country’s economic capital, Johannesburg. During his time, the president attended a press conference with President Jacob Zuma before hosting a town hall meeting with young African [...]
In front of the 600 in attendance at his Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Forum in Johannesburg, President Obama announced the launch of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. The fellowship, scheduled to begin in 2014, will give more than 500 young Africans an opportunity to receive leadership training [...]
Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines – The city of Johannesburg, better known as Jozi to locals, is one of the world’s leading financial centres, as well as the economic and financial hub of South Africa. Jozi is the provincial capital of Gauteng, South Africa’s wealthiest province, having the largest economy of [...]
There are a lot of resources to figure out where to go and what to take on safari, plenty of articles to tell you how beautiful Victoria Falls is, but how do you get the inside scoop on traveling to Africa if your agenda is all business? Africa.com’s editors are [...]
My first trip to South Africa, twenty years ago, was in August when it was rainy and cloudy in Cape Town, but warm and sunny in Johannesburg. With a wet, thick gloomy fog layer hovering overhead, I did not have a chance to appreciate Cape Town, and I thought that [...]
South Africa is known to have some of the best universities on the continent. Search any global university ranking and you’re likely to find at least two or three South African universities listed. There are many that don’t make the cut but we at Africa.com believe that South Africa offers [...]
You’re in Johannesburg, South Africa and you’re looking for a trendy spot to meet friends or business associates for drinks, a five-star meal, or a place to dance till your feet hurt. Where should you go? Here’s our insider’s list of what’s hot on the local scene.