Why the great wonders of South Africa attract business opportunities
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South Africa is renowned as one of the best countries in the world to attract business and host monumental events.

Why the great wonders of South Africa attract business opportunities

South Africa is one of the most attractive countries in Africa. It is famous for its varied topography, great nature and cultural diversity. From the city life to adventures in the farms, breath-taking scenery to sun-soaked coasts. 

The beautiful nation has pride itself on creating historical milestones. South Africa has come a long way from the days of Apartheid and continues to improve and provide opportunities on a global scale.

Rhino mother and calf at Kruger National Park in South Africa. Picture: Andre Liu

Rhino mother and calf at Kruger National Park in South Africa. Picture: Andre Liu

It has been reported that Africa's largest glass packaging maker by manufacturing capacity, Consol was acquired by Ardagh Group for a record-breaking $1Billion. Consol was founded in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1944, it runs production factories in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Ethiopia.

According to Africa Facts Zone, South Africa produced the world’s first digital laser, heart transplant, middle ear transplant, and surgical tool to destroy unwanted tissues. In addition, it’s the world’s first to produce a penis transplant, a smart lock safety syringe, a diagnostic X-ray system ( CAT-Scan), the first APS Therapy device to treat sports injuries and the first portable electricity-free foetal heart monitor.

Cooling towers in Soweto used as a Bunjee jumping centre. Picture: Michael Schofield

Cooling towers in Soweto used as a Bungee jumping centre. Picture: Michael Schofield

South Africa is renowned as one of the best countries to host monumental business events. Recently it held the Investing in African Mining Indaba 2022, in Cape Town, attracting the mining community to South Africa. 

Not only does it host business events but it has held world-class sporting events. The UNESCO World Heritage Site listed South Africa as the only African country to host the FIFA World Cup, ICC Cricket World Cup, Rugby World Cup, Hockey World Cup, DP World Tour, Formula One, WWE Live Event, WBC, IBF and IBO world boxing title matches, the G8 Summit and the G20 Summit.

Among other things, South Africa currently has 1,785 shopping malls, which is the highest in Africa by far according to BusinessTech.

Arguably it can be said South Africa is the best country to do business and investments in the world.   

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