SA’s most wanted profession: Engineering

SA’s most wanted profession: Engineering

Skilled traders and engineers remain the most difficult positions for companies to fill in South Africa. But why the scarcity in skills? It was a bittersweet moment when the results from Statistics South Africa’s Quarterly Labour Force survey were published. It showed...
The state of SMEs and the performance of the big fish in SA

The state of SMEs and the performance of the big fish in SA

In 2016 South Africa’s economy expanded at its slowest rate since 2009 and this performance may well hinder growth and recovery in 2017. Growth was 0.3% for 2016, lower than the Treasury’s forecast of 0.5% and the Reserve Bank’s forecast of 0.4%. SME performance The...
The world at his feet: An interview with Seabelo Senate

The world at his feet: An interview with Seabelo Senate

Blitzbok flyer, Seabelo Senatla, has taken the rugby world by storm. At only 24 years of age, he has won the World Seven’s Player of the Year and become South Africa’s all-time leading try scorer in the seven-man format. Now, South Africa’s latest rugby sensation has...
Interview: Felix Ratheb, CEO of Sea Harvest

Interview: Felix Ratheb, CEO of Sea Harvest

Fishing giant Sea Harvest – a household brand in South Africa – was recently listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) after showing significant growth over the past two years through organic growth and well-timed acquisitions. We interview CEO Felix Ratheb...
South Africa is giving the world a run for its money

South Africa is giving the world a run for its money

Despite the headlines, foreign and local investors should not lose sight of the fact that South Africa remains a highly attractive and sound investment option. But which sectors offer the best opportunity for international stakeholders? A growing nation of...