Cell C appoints new chairman

August 21, 2017

Mobile operator Cell C has announced the appointment of Kuben Pillay and Larry Nestadt to the board of Cell C. The appointments follow the recent the recapitalisation of Cell C whereby Blue Label Telecoms and Net1 respectively acquired 45% and 15% of the company’s share capital.  “We are honoured to have two of South Africa’s […]

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Companies to appear in court over employment equity

August 21, 2017

The Department of Labour’s Inspection and Enforcement Services (IES) branch will be taking six companies to court for prosecution for failure to prepare employment equity plans. The companies failed, as per the provisions of s20 (1) of the Employment Equity Act (EEA), to prepare plans and reporting to the Director General on plans that do […]

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Limpopo businesses off to Mozambique to search for market

August 19, 2017

Two Limpopo companies will get an opportunity to showcase their products and services in Mozambique when they participate in the Maputo International Trade Fair, commonly known as FACIM which is taking place from 27 August-3 September 2017. The participation of Tawanda Water Initiative and Tlanggape Upholstery in FACIM has been made possible by the Department […]

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2017 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards winners announced

August 18, 2017

Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) supported by Aon South Africa hosted the who’s who in the engineering industry at a gala dinner held at Vodaworld in Midrand last night to celebrate the 2017 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards. These Awards recognize outstanding achievements in the engineering industry celebrating innovation, quality, outstanding workmanship and professionalism. Lynne […]

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Ushering in a new era at Vaal University of Technology

August 18, 2017

The Vaal University of Technology (VUT) celebrated change and welcomed in a new era of leadership with the inauguration of the newly appointed Chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi and Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Gordon Zide on 12 August. On this day at the Vanderbijlpark Campus, a new moment was recorded in the history books of the […]

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Commission welcomes Tribunal’s dismissal of WBHO application

August 17, 2017

The Competition Commission has welcomed a decision by the Competition Tribunal which prevents WBHO Construction Ltd (WBHO) from accessing legally privileged documents from the Commission in its case against the construction company. WBHO’s application for the documents stems from the Commission’s industry-wide case against several construction firms for bid rigging, including Group Five Construction Limited […]

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Riverbed CEO wins the at 2017 Regional Business Achiever Awards

August 16, 2017

Monalisa Zwambila, the founder and CEO of Riverbed, one of the country’s largest, black creative agencies was awarded winner of the Entrepreneur category at the Annual Regional Business Achiever Awards (RBAA) at a gala dinner in Johannesburg recently. Run by the Business Women’s Association of SA, RBAA aims to celebrate women who are outstanding leaders and […]

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Role of media in women empowerment comes under spotlight at the dti-Radio Turf Roundtable

August 15, 2017

The role of the South African media in the economic empowerment of the country’s women will come under the spotlight at a Women’s Month Roundtable that will be hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in partnership with Radio Turf at the University of Limpopo, Mankweng Campus today.   Journalists, editors, politicians, […]

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WDB Investment Holdings increase equity stake in Seed Engine to 51%

August 14, 2017

WDB Investment Holdings (WDBIH) has increased its stake in Seed Engine (incorporating Seed Academy and the WDB Seed Fund) from 35% to 51%, officially confirming Seed Engine as a proudly 51% black women owned company. Venture capital company Grovest is Seed Engine’s second major shareholder with a 30% stake. The increased share underscores the long-standing […]

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City does R13,6 billion worth of business with BBBEE compliant vendors

August 14, 2017

For the year ending June 2017, the City of Cape Town reported that more than 92,7% of its purchase orders were placed with BBBEE-compliant vendors. This is part of our commitment to redress through empowerment and economic inclusion. As part of our drive to create a city in which previously disadvantaged residents are afforded economic […]

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