"We are not going to import anything any longer," said Aliko Dangote in a candid discussion with Claridges in London editor in chief Lionel Barber at the Financial Times' 4th annual Africa Summit
A delegation of South African companies is currently on a trade and investment mission in Tunisia and Algeria, where they are exploring export markets
In today's on-demand retail landscape, manufacturers are undergoing massive changes to meet customers ever-increasing expectations
Without going into the specifics too deeply, blockchain is a huge, global distributed ledger or database running on many devices and open to anyone within the blockchain
Bas de Vos 1 Aug 2017
Digital transformation, as we've come to realise, means something different in every industry. In manufacturing, the term can be broad-reaching
Dereshin Pillay 27 Jul 2017
The inaugural Africa-ASEAN Business Expo (AABE) 2017 launches 6-8 November at the Sandton Convention Centre to establish a new trading launch pad
Some suggest that by taking the industrial revolution of 1760-1840 as the first one, we are currently in the fourth industrial revolution
Nicholas Kitonyi 3 May 2017
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.
Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014
If there is one industry where everything is in flux and companies have to re-jig their shapes and formats all the time, it is SA's packaging manufacturers. Apart from constantly changing industry conditions, not least from encroaching rivals, each firm has specific obstacles to get over.
Mark Allix 2 Jun 2014
Famous Brands, which owns Steers‚ Wimpy and Debonairs, plans to open 243 new restaurants in the coming year after reporting record turnover and profit for the year. It is also planning to enter Angola and Ghana.
Zeenat Moorad 20 May 2014
Grand Parade, the company responsible for bringing Burger King to SA‚ said it bought a further 32.9% stake in Mac Brothers for R42,79 million‚ to achieve cost efficiencies and gain greater access to the African markets.