Professor Barry Dwolatzky, head of software engineering at Wits University, is heading to the US to promote digital technology hub – the Tshimologong Precinct – he’s spearheading in Braamfontein.
Google has set up a page devoted to South Africa’s May 7 elections, with news, links to parties, manifestos and campaign issues, and a YouTube channel.
With murder rates for both men and women falling, says the Economist, South Africa is less violent than the Pistorius affair and other headlines would have you think.
South Africa welcomed more tourists in December 2013 than in any previous month. Maura Nolan, founder of Connecticut-based Safari Golf Tours, is part of the reason.
JP Landman, one of South Africa’s wisest economic commentators, and author of The Long View, helps a class of Georgetown University MBA candidates get a handle on South Africa.
Henk Pretorius’ award-winning seriocomic take on South Africans finding each other will be available on iTunes and Amazon on April 29.
Jani Allan, the former red hot uber-hackette of South Africa’s Sunday Times, and Eve Fairbanks, a brilliant young American chronicler of the South African scene, share their insights on the Blade Runner.
If you believe in Africa you have to be positive about South Africa, the turbocharger for the rest of the region, says Financial Times editor Lionel Barber: it has the brains, the expertise and the industrial base to drive progress throughout the neighbourhood.
The question has been debated at length over at the South Africans in the United State Facebook page. Here are the best available stats.
Getting an education that will free them to succeed and build their communities and country should not be a lottery for South African kids, says Jay Kloppenberg. He’s working on an answer and the results are inspiring.
Washington-based Global South African Soula Proxenos is helping fund the construction of ten of thousands of affordable homes in South Africa as managing partner of private equity firm International Housing Solutions.
The Emmy-winning TV series’ fourth season will spend a lot of time in the Middle East in its next season. So they’re shooting it in Cape Town.