South Africa has a high unemployment rate - especially among young people - with the education system, slow economic growth and the legacy of apartheid all factors.
The ultimate goal of investment is to create jobs and a more prosperous society, writes the World Economic Forum's Elsie Kanza.
South Africa must return to the values espoused by Mandela and the founding fathers of the ANC.
The water shortages are hitting the local economy in Cape Town.
Unless Cape Town adopts widespread rationing, the government says, the taps “will be turned off” on April 22, 2018, because there will be no more water to deliver.
The Chamber of Mines, in central Johannesburg, has become the site of green entrepreneurship - rooftop farming.
Last year South Africa became the first country on the continent to register the use of a drug that could be used as an oral pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention.
Migration to cities has helped many South Africans to escape extreme poverty, even in tumultuous times.
A start-up called Pembient is taking a novel approach to poaching: 3D-printing rhino horns to flood the market and undercut black-market business
The BRICS initiative is 10 years old and has silenced many critics who thought its members were too economically, politically and geographically diverse to work together. But as cracks be...
Africa needs a science synthesis centre to tackle complex problems.
The South African government's "Expanded Public Works Programme" needs some alterations, to make it work for women.
Forty-eight percent of South Africans between the ages of 15 and 34 are unemployed. Closing the digital divide is an essential step to helping them find jobs.
Rhino poaching in South Africa continues to be a problem.
These are the Quartz Africa Innovators for 2017.