A large percentage of consumers have positive sentiments towards the South African property market and consider this an appropriate time to buy, according to Absa, writes Denise Mhlanga
Sam J Basch
It took a huge container ship stuck in the Suez Canal last month to focus the mind on the sea route around the Cape of Good Hope. This historic route between west and east was opened by Portuguese mariners Bartolomeu Dias and Vasco da Gama more than 500 years ago. In 1988 a similar voyage was recreated in commemoration of that maritime feat.
A resilient economy, low unemployment and consistently rising wages are expected to continue to drive growth in retail spending, says Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed fund, EPP – Poland’s biggest retail landlord. Denise Mhlanga finds out more.
Sam J Basch
A tour of the Basotho Cultural Village in the spectacular Golden Gate National Park is a true revelation. The two-hour herbal trail not only gives one an insight into ago-old traditional methods of treating ailments and injuries, but also reveals ancient rock art, some of the oldest evidence of human culture in Africa.