The 2013 Brics summit, which takes place from 25 to 27 March in Durban, was the main topic of discussion at Frontier Advisory’s monthly Africa Frontiers Forum held at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on Thursday.
• Brics development bank underway?
When it comes to whisky, it seems that local is indeed lekker. Young South African blends of the amber liquid are performing well on the international market, beating their traditional counterparts to more than a few gold medals.
• Amarula cream a global market leader
At The Economist‘s Feeding the World conference in Johannesburg, global leaders from agribusiness, food production, science and NGOs discussed how Africa can take ownership of its food security agenda.
• Rice farming to take root in South Africa
Co-operation between South Africa and Nigeria is pivotal to the growth of the continent – this is the message that came out of a dialogue hosted by the Financial Times and the Nigerian High Commission.
• Shaping Africa’s transformation