Month: January 2017

Top 15 Best-Selling Cars In South Africa

New data out this week showsthat car sales in South Africa declined for a fourth straight month in August, in a month where the rand hit its lowest ever mark against the US dollar. Data on Tuesday showed sales fell by 8.2% to 55,055 units, having contracted 6.1% in July. Data provided by Lightstone Auto, […]

This Is South Africa’s Youngest Multi-millionaire

At the age of 23, Sandile Shezi has made millions as a highly successful forex trader, and is reportedly South Africa’s youngest multi-millionaire. A video report by CCTV Africa news has placed the young entrepreneur under the spotlight, talking to Shezi about his journey and his way forward. Shezi is founder and CEO of the […]

The 16 Richest People In South Africa Right Now

Forbes has ranked the 50 richest people in Africa in 2015 – and 16 South Africans have made the list, supplanting Nigeria which dominated in 2014. According to Forbes, one-third of Africa’s richest business leaders live in South Africa, including six of Africa’s 23 billionaires. However, a tough economic market, as well as the weakness […]

The Richest And Poorest Countries in Africa

New World Wealth has released its W10 report, showing the 10 richest countries in the world. The wealth analyst also reveals the wealthiest and poorest countries in Africa per capita. NWW ranks the top 10 countries in the world by “total individual wealth” held – namely the private wealth held by all the individuals in […]

These Are The Most Expensive Boarding vs Day High Schools In South Africa

Two of South Africa’s most expensive schools are boarding only establishments and therefore charge a flat rate for all students who attend those institutions. Many top private schools in the country offer both boarding and day only services – eight of the  top 20 most expensive schools in SA. BusinessTech has compiled a list of […]

The 7 Richest People In South Africa Right Now

Forbes Magazine’s list of world billionaires shows that South Africa has a new richest man in retail tycoon Christo Wiese, who has surpassed diamond magnate, Nicky Oppenheimer, post Brexit. A rand rally against the major currencies since Britain voted to exit the European Union at the end of June, has also helped the country’s wealthiest […]

These are the 10 tallest buildings in South Africa

South Africa is home to 54 buildings that stretch over 100 metres into the sky – with several more skyscrapers planned and under construction set to add to the list in the not too distant future. According to a listing by Skyscraper Center, of the 54 100m+ skyscrapers in the country, only four are taller […]

These Are The World’s Richest Countries

Wealth research group New World Wealth has released its latest data on the world’s richest countries, and the countries which have the highest average individual wealth. Accoring to NWW, the USA, China and Japan are the three richest countries in the world, with the USA leading all countries by a large margin. With wealth totalling […]

These Are The most expensive cars in South Africa

Research and analysis group Lightstone Auto has published a list of the most expensive cars in South Africa as at the end of 2016. According to Lightstone’s data, the 20 most expensive cars in the country come from only five manufacturers – Ferrari, Bentley, Mercedes-Benz, Land Rover and Porsche. Ferrari and Bentley have the greatest […]

TOP 10 Celebrities You Didn’t Realize Were From South Africa

Contrary to what we learned at the 2010 World Cup, Shakira is not actually South African. But there are famous people who are. Whether they claim their South African heritage or it was just a place where they were born, South Africa can still call them its own. And as you’ll see, the Rainbow Nation has […]

These Are 10 Best Universities In Africa 2017

More than 25 top universities in Africa feature in the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2016-2017. The best universities in Africa span nine countries, from Uganda in the east to Nigeria in the west, Morocco in the north to South Africa in the south of the continent. Two of South Africa’s universities appear in […]

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