February 2015 - African Business Magazine

Has government seen the light?

At long last, the South African government appears to be prepared to abandon euphemisms to cover up the country’s dire power situation and actually try to tackle the problem.…

Sustainability now the name of the game

Global research has revealed the highly sobering and often terrifying impact of our economic activities on both the natural as well as the human environments we depend on.…

Uber comes to Africa

Uber, the mobile app-based taxi-calling service, has taken the world by storm, gaining praise and hostility in equal measure.…

Railway: South Africa’s Afro 4000 locos

South Africa’s railway system, which remained unchanged for 60 years, is now set to regain its dominant position in the country’s transport network.…

Qatar Airways A350 opens new era

As part of his job, African Business editor Anver Versi has a heavy travel schedule and sometimes seems to spend more time in the air than on the ground.…

Interview: Brand South Africa’s Charlotte Maponya

South Africa is improving its infrastructure and business environment as it strives to become the preeminent hub for commercial investment into the rest of the African continent, says Charlotte Maponya, the chairperson of Brand South Africa.…