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 [...]
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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.
Millions of people fly every year completely unaware of the fascinating parts of the world they fly over. The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) aims to change this with the Hidden Journeys Project.
As a native of Cape Town and an avid world traveller, I’ve had the chance to compare the Mother City—as she is affectionately known for being the oldest city in South Africa—with many other cities. She is a hard act to follow!
“Africa is the next big thing”. We’ve heard it before. It is a phrase that has been spoken breathlessly in boardrooms across the globe, and shouted from the front pages of the world’s press for at least the last 18 months. Sitting here in Johannesburg in, I can tell them it is still true.
Grahamstown definitely had a small-town feel. Yet one of the most amazing things to see here was how the city transformed during the eleven days of South Africa’s National Arts Festival.