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Street style fashion offers opportunities for South Africa's entrepreneurs - The Guardian (blog)

Street style fashion offers opportunities for South Africa's entrepreneurs - The Guardian (blog) | Global South Africans | Scoop.it
The growth of online shopping is helping business-minded people fill fashion micro-markets in Johannesburg, but the ambition of one online African fashion brand is macro.
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South Africa can still achieve a lot - gulfnews.com

South Africa can still achieve a lot - gulfnews.com | Global South Africans | Scoop.it
South Africa can still achieve a lot
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... a country of two worlds: The first, rich and white; the second, poor and black.
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South Africa's trial - The Economist

South Africa's trial

“WHAT do other people in SA talk about? Those who don’t talk about the #OscarTrial?” tweeted Zelda la Grange, a former aide to Nelson Mandela. For weeks the country has been transfixed by the trial of Oscar Pistorius, a sporting hero with two amputated legs who killed his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp—by mistake, he says.
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Chunky knitwear, tasteful v-necks: South Africa's Xhosa get a style makeover

Chunky knitwear, tasteful v-necks: South Africa's Xhosa get a style makeover | Global South Africans | Scoop.it
A South African designer is making sure that when Xhosa boys come of age, they're dressed to the nines.
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World on the Move - Slate Magazine (blog)

World on the Move - Slate Magazine (blog) | Global South Africans | Scoop.it
World on the Move
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There's the movement of South Asians for work in the Middle East—a trend that was basically nonexistent until around 2000. There's the large and often deadly migration of Africans to Europe.
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Africa's Set to Become a Fashion Powerhouse, and Rosario Dawson Is Helping ... - TakePart

Africa's Set to Become a Fashion Powerhouse, and Rosario Dawson Is Helping ... - TakePart | Global South Africans | Scoop.it
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Blogger of the week: Thomas Coggin from Johannesburg, South Africa - The Guardian

Blogger of the week: Thomas Coggin from Johannesburg, South Africa - The Guardian | Global South Africans | Scoop.it

The Guardian's Blogger of the week: Thomas Coggin from Johannesburg, South Africa - Nobody knows cities better than the bloggers who write from the frontlines.

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Farm Girl from South Africa and Unilever's CEO Conspire To Change The World

Farm Girl from South Africa and Unilever's CEO Conspire To Change The World | Global South Africans | Scoop.it
A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape:  Sarah Collins, Founder of Wonderbag and Paul Polman, CEO, Unilver...
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Naspers: 50% Upside Potential On Minority Owner Of Tencent

Naspers: 50% Upside Potential On Minority Owner Of Tencent | Global South Africans | Scoop.it
Naspers (OTCPK:NPSNY) is a South Africa-based media conglomerate, which owns a variety of media and e-commerce platforms around the world. It is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, but investors in the US can purchase
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Stanford student's research contributes to the history of black sacred music - Stanford Report

Stanford student's research contributes to the history of black sacred music - Stanford Report | Global South Africans | Scoop.it
Stanford Report Stanford student's research contributes to the history of black sacred music Stanford Report She discovered through conversations with the Cape Town music community that gospel music helped lift the spirits of black South Africans...
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Tweet from @Hugo_Uys

Tweet from @Hugo_Uys | Global South Africans | Scoop.it
Fantastic! “@Hugo_Uys: Happy to be in NOLA starting filming for our #BBQtoBraai roadshow with @WoSA_USA! http://t.co/rQcJlfAxOn”;
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South Africa: Gourmet cooking, sipping in Cape Town's wine country - Los Angeles Times

South Africa: Gourmet cooking, sipping in Cape Town's wine country - Los Angeles Times | Global South Africans | Scoop.it
South Africa: Gourmet cooking, sipping in Cape Town's wine country Los Angeles Times Travelers who want to go deep into Cape Town's culinary culture may want to consider a South Africa tour that features the fine points of traditional curry, a...
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South Africa Wine Exports: Africa Market Grows to 5%


South Africa's wine exports hit a 525.7 million litres record in 2013 as the country's sales consistently improve since its independence in 1994.

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World Bank paints rosy picture of accounting and auditing in South Africa - BDlive

World Bank paints rosy picture of accounting and auditing in South Africa - BDlive | Global South Africans | Scoop.it

World Bank paints rosy picture of accounting and auditing in South Africa

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South Africa's townships - a magnet for entrepreneurs - BBC News

South Africa's townships - a magnet for entrepreneurs - BBC News | Global South Africans | Scoop.it


But their business acumen has not always been welcomed at first by local people, as Kharul Islam, a slightly built Bangladeshi in his mid-20s, can affirm.

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Brotherhood of Braai: How BBQ brings South Africans together - CNN

Brotherhood of Braai: How BBQ brings South Africans together - CNN | Global South Africans | Scoop.it
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(CNN) -- Barbecued zebra anyone? How about warthog with peri-peri sauce?
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African writing blurs into 'world' literature - Mail & Guardian Online

African writing blurs into 'world' literature - Mail & Guardian Online | Global South Africans | Scoop.it

Initiatives such as the Kwani Trust and Femrite are helping to keep a beleaguered readership alive.

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South Africa signs 1000-train deal to boost network - BBC News

South Africa signs 1000-train deal to boost network - BBC News | Global South Africans | Scoop.it

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South Africa signs 1000-train deal to boost network
South Africa's ageing freight rail network is to get 1,000 new trains in a 50bn-rand (£2.8bn; $4.7bn) investment.

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The ‘butterfly defect’ at the heart of globalisation - FT.com

Globalisation brings immense benefits. As barriers to the movement of goods, services and capital have been lowered, many emerging economies have seen extraordinary improvements in living standards and incomes.
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ON THE MONEY: Exchange reform offers opportunity

The Treasury still has to hash out the details of the regulations, but the principle is clear: make South Africa as good a place to run global investment funds from as any other fund management hot spot. The local infrastructure will have to gear up to do so. 

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By Design | South Africa’s Creative Uprising - NYTimes.com

By Design | South Africa’s Creative Uprising - NYTimes.com | Global South Africans | Scoop.it
Simon Barber's insight:

It may be far-flung, but the tip of Africa has been quietly asserting itself as a significant new hub of design talent. And the founders of Southern Guild, a Cape Town-based collective, are doing their part to make sure that the rest of the world notices.

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Can South Africa become the new blockbuster hotspot? - CNN

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Can South Africa become the new blockbuster hotspot?
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South Africa rising - Financial Times

South Africa rising
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The nondescript building housing the South African Public Investment Corporation in a business park in Pretoria gives little indication of its power.
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New Photography Book Depicts the South African Social Landscape ...

New Photography Book Depicts the South African Social Landscape ... | Global South Africans | Scoop.it

Between 2012 and 2013, an exercise took place known as the France South Africa Season. This bilateral initiative was aimed at strengthening relations between the two countries.

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