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OUR CLIENT RELATE BRACELETS RAISING MONEY FOR CLEAN AND SAFE DRINKING WATER

The current drought may have brought water scarcity into the spotlight, but in truth, South Africa has been in crisis a lot longer. Clean and safe drinking water is still inaccessible to millions of South Africans. This World Water Day, on Wednesday 22 March, the Rotary SafeWater Project will be installing two community water filtration […]
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OUR CLIENT INOVO PROVIDES INSIGHTS ON GROWTH IN THE SME SECTOR IN SOUTH AFRICA

In his budget speech late last month, finance minister Pravin Gordhan announced that government was allocating R3.9bn over the next three years to small, medium and micro-enterprises (SMMEs), and co-operatives. The funds supplement the R1.5bn in contributions from the private sector, raised through the CEO Initiative, to set up a small-business fund to support entrepreneurship. […]
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OUR CLIENT CRYSTAL LAGOONS PARTNERS WITH BALWIN PROPERTIES TO BUILD THE FIRST CRYSTAL LAGOON IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Crystal Lagoons has partnered with JSE-listed Balwin Properties for the construction and operation of a R4.2 billion residential development‚ The Blyde at Riverwalk Estate‚ located in Pretoria East‚ Gauteng. The lagoon will be on 1.5 hectares‚ which is equivalent to just over two rugby fields. The company says it operates in over 60 countries. “By […]
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OUR CLIENT PROTEA HOTELS BY MARRIOTT REFLECTS ON THE POTENTIAL FOR AFRICA TO EXPERIENCE REAL ECONOMIC BENEFITS FROM TOURISM

With the saturation of established markets in the Northern Hemisphere, coupled with the economic woes experienced in Europe and the US, global corporates are seeking new markets in which to grow their businesses. In the past, Africa was sometimes seen as too unstable, too violent and too bureaucratic for the business world, but things have […]
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OUR CLIENT MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL SHARES ITS VISION FOR EXPANSION INTO THE AFRICAN CONTINENT

This is possibly most evident in the hospitality sector, with global hotel companies aggressively expanding on the continent. “We at Marriott International have looked to the promise of the Middle East and Africa region for a good few years now,” explains Alex Kyriakidis, ‎President, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International. “Our presence in the Middle East is […]