• Rustenburg, North West Province
    Rustenburg, North West Province
    AngloPlat aluminium smelter: by Hannelie Coetzee
  • Durban, Kwazulu-Natal Province
    Durban, Kwazulu-Natal Province
    The Royal Yacht Club, with hotels in the background: by Graeme Williams
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng Province
    Johannesburg, Gauteng Province
    The Nelson Mandela Bridge: by Chris Kirchhoff
  • Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Province
    Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Province
    A container ship leaves the harbour: by Rodger Bosch
  • Bloemfontein, Free State Province
    Bloemfontein, Free State Province
    A view of the city from Naval Hill: by Graeme Williams
  • Hoedspruit, Limpopo Province
    Hoedspruit, Limpopo Province
    Blyde River Dam wall: by Chris Kirchhoff
  • Emalahleni, Mpumalanga Province
    Emalahleni, Mpumalanga Province
    The Kendal Power Station: by Graeme Williams
  • Sutherland, Northern Cape Province
    Sutherland, Northern Cape Province
    Solar-powered cellphone mast at the Sutherland Observatory: by Graeme Williams
  • Mossel Bay, Western Cape Province
    Mossel Bay, Western Cape Province
    Gas turbine power station under construction, next to the PetroSA gas-to-liquids refinery: by Rodger Bosch


The National Development Plan (NDP) serves as an action plan for securing the future of South Africans as charted in the Constitution. The Constitution requires that “we must build a united and democratic South Africa, able to take its rightful place as a sovereign state in the family of nations.” The NDP is founded on 6 pillars that represent the broad objectives of the plan eliminate poverty and reduce inequality. more

EY- Africa Attractiveness Program 2016: According to the EY report (Navigating Africa’s Current Uncertainties), despite macroeconomic challenges (and a low-growth environment), South Africa still outperforms most other African economies due to relatively high scores across every other dimension (partly a reflection of the fact that the South African economy is more developed than any other African economy). more

World Economic Forum competitiveness


South Africa slightly improves both its score and ranking (47th, up two). It has been relatively less affected by commodity price falls than other economies in the region, and has registered marginal improvements in almost all aspects of competitiveness. more

The 2017 A.T. Kearney FDI Confidence Index (entitled Glass Half Full) ranks South Africa in position 25 which is a more realistic representation of the state and outlook of South Africa’s economic prospects and investment landscape. According to the report SA’s return to the index may be attributed to the short term improvement of economic prospects and also the long-term investment potential. SA returned to the index after a two-year absence. (see report)

The White paper on international migration in South Africa is now available, click here to download

Acting Head from InvestSA signs MOU with Kenya


13 October 2016- InvestSA (ISA) and its counterpart, Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Investment Cooperation. more