Monthly Archives: January 2009


Tourists create opportunities 1

In March 2007 I had the pleasure of conducting a site inspection over several days with Pam Rathke, owner of African Art Tours, based in Colorado, USA.  Pam’s enthusiasm for Africa and approach to learning meant that I could take her off the beaten track and introduce her to people and places most […]


Winemakers point finger at DTI

By Michael Hamlyn in Business Report Johannesburg – Wine producers are blaming the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for shifting its export focus away from developed countries because of the global credit crunch. Su Birch, the chief executive of the industry organisation Wines of South Africa (Wosa), said on […]