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Eskom Foundation and partners celebrate future entrepreneurs

The Eskom Development Foundation, in partnership with the Education With Enterprise Trust (EWET), hosted a prize-giving ceremony in celebration of excellent youth entrepreneurship education on 24 January 2018 in Harrismith, Free State. The ceremony was to recognise the province’s top achieving schools in the 2017 Simama Ranta School Entrepreneurship Education Competition.   Harrismith Secondary School was […]

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Black woman-owned and run company wins in Eskom competition

Eden All Natural took top honours and a R100 000 cash prize in the agriculture and agri-processing category at the annual Eskom Business Investment Competition (BIC), held last month in Johannesburg. The Cape Town-based firm, which is owned and led by Debbie Matake, manufactures natural peanut butter with 100% peanuts and no additives, preservatives or […]

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Welkom woman shows the power of youth entrepreneurship education

When 32 year old Pesalome Moilwa joined the Youth Enterprise Society (YES) back in 1999 at Thotagauta Secondary School in Welkom, she was taking it as just another extramural activity. She and her peers were told that the programme would help them gain an understanding of the business world. Pesalome had no idea that it […]

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Eskom donates centre to North West communities

The Minister of Public Enterprises, Ms Lynne Brown and Eskom Chairman, Dr Baldwin Ngubane officially opened and handed over the MMMD Multi-purpose Community Centre yesterday at Mokgalwaneng Village in Northam, North West. The centre will benefit community members from the neighbouring villages of Mokgalwaneng, Matlametlong, Matsinyane and Disake (MMMD), which it is named after.   […]

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Eskom pushes enterprise development at 2017 Trialogue Conference

As one of the country’s main contributors to corporate social investment (CSI), Eskom took part in the 2017 Trialogue Business in Society Conference, held on 16 – 17 May, at The Wanderers in Johannesburg. Mr. Zethembe Khoza, non-executive member of the Eskom board of directors, attended and spoke on the organisation’s commitment to boosting economic […]

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Eskom honours the best of black-owned small businesses

Eskom honoured black-owned small and medium enterprises at its Business Investment Competition Awards on Wednesday. With R1.3 million worth of prizes at stake, over 100 registered companies competed as finalists in four categories namely manufacturing, trade and services, agriculture and agro-processing as well as construction and engineering. The annual competition, which started in 2007, is […]

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