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SPAR DISTRIBUTION – DISTRIBUTION SERVICES SPARKLE

Feeding the SPAR distribution network across Southern Africa is a mammoth task. It takes seven distribution centres and a huge fleet of vehicles and trailers to service more than 800 independent retailers operating under the famous SPAR brand. And with expansion always on the agenda it means a constant review and investment in technology and…

SWAKOP URANIUM – WORLD CLASS MINING PROJECT

One of the most ambitious mining projects in the world will continue to pick up pace in 2016. Swakop Uranium is currently developing the Husab mine in Namibia which is projected to become the second biggest uranium producer in the world.   Potential production is more than the total current uranium production of Namibia and…

TOP 20 CEOs – AFRICA ON THE MARCH

  Business, sport, politics, fighting social injustice – Africa is a roaring lion.  The continent is now regarded as a foremost  land of opportunity and one of the great emerging markets. More foreign investors are flocking to share a piece of the action. And whereas once it was the foreigner who ruled the roost, now…

TRANSNET – INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT FULL STEAM AHEAD

Many Western economies are leading the charge towards austerity – the imposition of strict public spending limits in the face of growing debts. But the miseries inflicted by this sort of policy have been spurned in South Africa where the national government is banking on serious investment to underpin the country’s growth strategy. This is…

UNILEVER – CHANGING THE FACE OF GLOBAL CAPITALISM

It is rare for a global corporation to look itself squarely in the mirror and ask searching questions. Unilever, South Africa’s biggest employer and one of the world’s leading manufacturers, has done just that with the publication of its inaugural Human Rights Report. The company has been a vigorous proponent of corporate social responsibility for…

WILDERNESS SAFARIS – A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE

  Wilderness Safari’s offers thrilling wildlife adventures full of intoxicating landscapes and exotic animals. Safari excursions and lodges in remote terrain help holidaymakers’ dreams come true – but also help spread the word about conservation. The company ethos is based on fundamentals of ecotourism with community partnerships, environmental awareness and preservation at the top of…