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Global Competitiveness
Reporters without Borders in their latest Press Freedom Index reports SA is ranked 32nd out of the 180 countries in the Index, which puts us ahead of countries such as the UK (33), France (34), Italy (41) and the US (44). Against African countries, we’re at a very credible fourth, behind Namibia (24), Cape Verde...
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12 April 2021, Johannesburg – Following three consecutive years at second place, South Africa has been named the number one globally preferred front office Customer Experience (CX) offshore location. The award was announced on 8 April by Ryan Strategic Advisory’s Annual Front Office BPO Omnibus Survey. Placed second is India with a three-way placement for third...
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The International Wine Challenge, the world’s most influential and rigorously judged wine competition, has announced its 30 best wines from around the world. Winners from fourteen countries were named the top wines having proven themselves to be the absolute finest in their categories following an intensive blind-tasting. Six of these outstanding wines have been named...
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Three of South Africa’s major cities rank among the top 20 most affordable cities to live and work in on global scale Despite recent downgrades and unemployment, South Africa’s costs of living in the country are still among the lowest in the world Adzuna’s global data comparison highlights Canada as a possible better alternative for...
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WORLD WHISKIES AWARDS – TWO WORLD TITLES FOR SA WHISKY Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky, the proudly South African Single Grain whisky has been awarded the title of World’s Best Grain Whisky and founder distiller, Andy Watts, awarded the title as the global Icon of Whisky Master Distiller/Master Blender for 2018. These awards, held annually by...
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SILVER! After luckily winning a GOLD at the European open, we subsequently qualified for the World finals of the international chocolate awards, to be held in London. We traveled with our chocolate entries (babies) in our hand luggage and submitted them for judging on arrival in London. After a week of anxiously waiting, and bated...
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KWV announced as Brandy Producer of the Year at International Wine and Spirit Competition Also claims Worldwide Brandy Trophy.    Paarl-based wine and spirit producer KWV walked away with all the major awards at the annual International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London, beating local – and international – brandy and cognac producers to...
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 Beautiful News South Africa – 365 days of positive stories On 31 October 2017 Beautiful News will have achieved its altruistic target of sharing 365 uplifting short films in one year about the positive South African experience. The project reached over 500 million across all platforms over the first nine months alone.  Beautiful News South Africa is a positive news...
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Amarula takes home Brand of the Year title 12 October, Cape Town: Amarula, Africa’s most awarded liqueur was recently honoured as Brand of the Year at the prestigious 2017 World Branding Awards held at a ceremony in Kensington Palace in London on October 11th. This truly global brand was recognised alongside those who have advanced the community through worthy...
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South African brandies make it in New York Frank Sinatra sang that if you could “make it” in New York, you’d succeed anywhere, and that’s clearly the case for three of Distell’s premium brandies which have won top honours at the New York International Spirits Competition. Results of the annual New York International Spirits Competition...
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Steuart as a Speaker

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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'