standard Silicon Joburg

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.

standard Golf Heaven

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.

audio The Long View

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.

standard Two takes on Oscar Pistorius

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.

standard Turbocharger

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.

standard Filling a gap

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.