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‘Running with Sherman’ by bestselling author of ‘Born to Run’, Christopher McDougall

With the aid of Chris's menagerie on his farm in rural Pennsylvania, his wife Mika and their friends and neighbours including the local Amish population, Sherman begins to build trust in Chris. To give him a purpose, they start to run together.

Grains and dairy farming underpin a diverse and robust agriculture sector

The 2020 edition of Free State Business - a guide to business and investment in the Free State Province - provides a brief overview of the agricultural sector in the province.

Rethinking water usage and stormwater management

John Sibanyoni, Geohydrologist and Acting Water Use Manager for the Breede-Gouritz Catchment Management Agency, reflects on how South Africans have to start thinking differently about water.

5 of Africa’s hottest mining projects

Africa is home to some of the world’s most intriguing mines and mining projects. Here, Mining Indaba takes a look at some projects helping change the future of mining in Africa.

FDC offers affordable rental rates for businesses

The property management and development unit of the FDC has a diverse property portfolio.

Office and industrial space available in central South African province

There are opportunities to rent factory space at Free State Development Corporation properties in Botshabelo, Phuthaditjhaba and Industriqwa.

World Energy Council welcomes new Secretary General and CEO – Dr Angela Wilkinson

Dr Angela Wilkinson has succeeded Dr Christoph Frei as the Secretary General and CEO of the World Energy Council as of November 1st, 2019. 

Huge export, trade opportunities for Africa

Africa can capitalise on international trade wars by stepping up its export capabilities, says NWU trade expert.

Durban beachfront promenade extension completed

The completion of the beachfront promenade extension, which is now the longest in Africa, is set to unlock the R35-billion Point Waterfront Development which will be undertaken in three phases over the next ten to fifteen years.

SA’s investment drive a force to be reckoned with: Ramaphosa

South Africa’s ambitious target to net R1.2-trillion in investment is not a gimmick but a concerted effort to attract investment, President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned detractors.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Company producing eco-friendly drinking straws seeks funding for expansion

Far_Go Straws produces and distributes a range of stainless-steel, reusable, consumer-friendly straws. The company is currently in the process of adding bamboo straws to its product range.

Relocating logistics company seeks funding for upgrade and repair of facilities

Additional funding of R2-million is sought for the upgrading and minor repairs of existing facility in Special Economic Zone.

Northern Cape Metals Industrial Cluster now in implementation phase

The Cluster will be fully established through a development of four phases. Phase 1 is currently under development.

Featured Business Opportunities

Establish your business in Africa’s tech hub

Cape Town has established itself as a key technology hub in Africa with a number of major companies launching their head offices in the city.

South Africa is alert to the growing opportunity offered by the maritime sector

The Oceans Economy is no longer just a concept talked about at conferences, it is a reality that is starting to have an impact on South Africa.

FDC offers affordable rental rates for businesses

The property management and development unit of the FDC has a diverse property portfolio.