There is no denying that although women in South Africa have, since the dawn of democracy, come a long way and made significant advancements in business and politics, among other spheres of life, they still lag far behind their male counterparts in many ways – including when it comes to gender equality in the workplace. The World Economic Forum's 2017 Global Gender Report findings revealed that gender parity is more than 200 years away.
Jussie Smollett of FOX's 'Empire' poses for a portrait during the 2017 Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Aug. 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Jussie Smollett , aka Jamal Lyon on the Fox television series Empire , is also mighty busy off-screen these days.
As part of the Shotleft initiative that promotes a culture of local holiday travel, South African Tourism is inspiring South Africans to travel their own county with its new This is your country brand campaign. Produced by Ola! Films, the TVC brief from FCB Johannesburg looked to market travel for black people to traverse South Africa the way they would like to, enjoying activities with their friends and exploring places they wouldn't ordinarily feel comfortable to.
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Constantia Afripack has invested in a Bobst Duplex laminator for confectionery and snacks in response to an 'economic shift' in South Africa. The company says it invested a single-digit million euro amount in the technology at its Durban, South African-based subsidiary to increase capacity, starting operations in Q2, 2018, focusing on the confectionery and snacks market.
South African glass bottle maker Consol aims to raise up to $ 300 million in an initial public offering , it said on Monday, testing new-found enthusiasm in the country's economy since Cyril Ramaphosa was elected president. The biggest Johannesburg flotation so far this year comes amid growing confidence among investors and business leaders that Ramaphosa, who took over from Jacob Zuma in February, will follow through on promises to revive the economy and bring policy certainty.
South African police on Monday raided the compound of former president Jacob Zuma's allies the Guptas, who were accused two years ago in a report by a corruption watchdog of using their influence to gain control of state companies and contracts. The National Prosecuting Authority's spokesman Luvuyo Mfaku said the raid was part of an investigation into theft, fraud and money laundering at a state-backed dairy project in the Free State province meant to benefit the local community.
His artwork is currently displayed at the Louvre Abu Dhabi gallery “Challenging Modernism”, thanks to a generous loan from Guggenheim. The gallery serves to highlight some of El-Salahi's most important works, along with a 2010-2013 retrospective by Salah Hassan of his work as curator at the Tate Modern and Sharjah Art Museum.
Chris Martin from Coldplay performs during the Global Citizen Festival at the Barclaycard Arena on July 6, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. Global Citizen — the music festival curated by Coldplay 's Chris Martin — is reportedly looking to expand with a Johannesburg offering before the close of 2018.
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