• Johannesburg, South Africa

#10 – Where In Africa Do People Like Going To?

With 3.6 million visitors, Johannesburg, is set to be the most popular destination in Africa for the fourth year. Most of the international visitors come from London, Harare, Frankfurt, Maputo and Paris, and are expected [...]

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#8 – Johannesburg: City Of Skyscrapers

A new book celebrates the rise of Joburg's impressive skyline and illustrates the forces - good and bad - that contributed to its development. Read More >> Source: CNN

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Back to the City Festival

Touted as "the biggest hip hop gathering in Africa," the 'Back to the City Festival' features both local and international music artists. Newtown, Johannesburg will commemorate the country's Freedom Day with thousands of youth celebrating the holiday [...]

  • A - Ugly City

#5 – Thomas Chapman: Welcoming Change In The “Ugly” City

South African architect, Thomas Chapman, explains how Joburg’s current built environment is ripe for experimentation and why social impact should be a primary consideration for new development. Read More >> Source: Design Indaba

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SA Fashion Week

The 5-day SA Fashion Week Spring Summer 2016 Collections will be held at The Park at Hyde Park Corner in Johannesburg,, with a stellar line-up of the best in South African Fashion Designers. Highlights of [...]

  • Soweto's First Bird Watcher

#4 Meet Soweto’s First Bird Watcher

The township of Soweto in the South African city of Johannesburg is a place rich in history, famous for its pivotal role in the anti-apartheid struggle. But one local man’s passion for bird watching is [...]

  • Johannesburg, South Africa


Founded in 1886 after the discovery of gold by Australian prospector George Harrison, Johannesburg resides in the densely populated province of Gauteng (pronounced how-teng). Today, it is South Africa’s biggest city, as well as the [...]

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It’s About Time: SAA Launches Abuja – Johannesburg Flight

I recall not that many years ago being on a business trip to Nigeria, when I needed to go through to Johannesburg for more meetings. One of the legacies of colonization was that trade and [...]

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Applications for African Leadership Academy’s Flagship Two Year Pre-University Program are Now Open

Young leaders aged 16 to 19 years from across Africa are invited to submit their applications to enrol in a unique curriculum that includes courses in Entrepreneurial Leadership, African Studies, Writing & Rhetoric, and Cambridge [...]

  • Innovation in South-Africa

5 Things I Learned About The Future of Innovation in South Africa

This spring, I had the honor of joining seven journalists from the UK, US, China and South Africa on a tour of Johannesburg and Cape Town. Accompanied by guides from Brand SA, we met with [...]