Africa is predicted by the International Monetary Fund to have six of the world's top-10 fastest growing economies in 2014 and is increasingly being targeted by local and international companies for its investment potential, a modern-day equivalent of the colonial "Scramble for Africa" in the making.
In a highly distributed business environment, consisting of headquarters, distribution centres and stores, retailers face a unique blend of challenges when it comes to personnel turnover and seasonal fluctuations.
South Africa's ocean economy - which includes fishing and ship repairs and services - has the potential to create between 800,000 and one million direct jobs through Operation Phakisa Communication Minister Faith Muthambi
Are foreign automotive investors on the point of losing patience with strike-prone SA? Or will militant trade unionists be proved right in their gamble that multinational motor companies are too deeply embedded in SA to walk away?
The provincial Education Department says it needs R137-million to fill 502 teacher vacancies for subjects such as maths, accounting, agriculture and physical science for for schools where Afrikaans is still the medium of instruction.