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BMF applauds Sim Tshabalala decision at Standard Bank

The Black Management Forum (the BMF) which is at the forefront of advocating and lobbying for transformation in Corporate South Africa, has congratulated Sim Tshabalala on being announced as the sole Chief Executive of Standard Bank. Following a carefully planned management succession process, Standard Bank Group announced changes to its current joint-group chief executive structure. […]

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Young women graduate in furniture making

As part of eThekwini Municipality’s women empowerment programme, 15 young females are now qualified carpenters after they successfully completed a five-week furniture making and upholstery training course. The training, which began on 26 June ended with excitement on 27 July, when beneficiaries couldn’t help but admire their final products which they made from scratch. The […]

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BBC helps Eastern Cape emerging farmers

The Black Business Council (BBC) has formed a partnership to empower and develop NAFU Eastern Cape farmers from emerging to become commercial farmers. Called The BBC Grain Production Project, an initiative that involves Ikhephu Agri Secondary Co-Operative Farms based in Elliot and mentors, some of the market leaders and amongst the Top 100 listed JSE […]

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City expands Women for Change programme

The City of Cape Town is expanding its Women for Change programme, with a new round of induction sessions kicking off next week to include more women across the city. The City of Cape Town is encouraging women to take ownership of their communities and the Women for Change programme gives them the tools to […]

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Royal HaskoningDHV wins at SAICE PMB Regional Awards

Royal HaskoningDHV continued its winning streak at the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) KwaZulu Natal Regional Awards that were held in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday 29th July. In the category for Community-based projects, Royal HaskoningDHV won the award for the ePhatheni Water Supply Scheme for the uMgungundlovu District Municipality.   ePhatheni is located south […]

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MMC moves to make JBF an inclusive organisation

The City of Johannesburg’s Member of the Mayoral Committee for Economic Department, Cllr Leah Knott, has called on the Johannesburg Business Forum (JBF) to change its focus to help narrow the inequality gap and accelerate economic growth in the city. MMC Knott was speaking at a meeting to draft a framework for the re-launch of […]

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Commission receives over 100 B-BBEE major transactions

Over 100 major Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) transactions have been received by the B-BBEE Commission, which is currently assessing them. “As at 25 August 2017, the B-BBEE Commission has received 148 major B-BBEE transactions, in line with the requirement of the B-BBEE Act, and is currently in the process of assessing them for compliance […]

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SAICA colaboration to empower SA’s youth with entrepreneurial skills

At 55.9%, South Africa’s youth unemployment statistics are the highest they have ever been. Stats SA’s Quarterly Labour Force Survey says this means that over three million young South Africans between the ages of 15 and 24 are currently unemployed. While the greatest opportunity for solving unemployment globally lies in growing the number of entrepreneurs, […]

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The DTI to assist Black Industrialists’ foray into Uganda

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will take a group of Black Industrialists on an outward trade mission to Uganda from 18-23 September to assist them search for a market for their products and investments opportunities. The mission will consist of export-ready Black Industrialists operating in the economic infrastructure, agro-processing, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, plastics, […]

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Companies Act to be Amended

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) has commenced the process of amending the Companies Act of 2008. This was announced by the Acting Deputy Director General for Consumer and Corporate Regulations at the dti, Mr MacDonald Netshitenzhe while speaking at the International Company Law Seminar that was held at the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) […]

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