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A first for SA as Royal HaskoningDHV celebrates achieving level 1 B-BBEE

Royal HaskoningDHV has announced that the company has attained Level 1 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) accreditation making them the first Engineering Consultancy to achieve this. Salani Sithole, Managing Director, Royal HaskoningDHV states, “Our journey to transforming our organisation to meet Government’s socio-economic development plan for the benefit of all South Africans started over 10 […]

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Minister Zulu to launch 22 On Sloane startup campus

The highly anticipated launch of 22 On Sloane, Africa’s newest and biggest entrepreneurial campus, in Bryanston, Johannesburg, is music to the ears of many startups, entrepreneurs and inventors alike, not only in South Africa, but on the continent at large. Arguably one of the most difficult challenges facing business-minded rookies is first securing financing, followed […]

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Sanral kicks off consultation on transformation

More than 300 people from the construction industry, government and industry associations together with Sanral workshopped the agency’s draft transformation policy and long-term strategy during two half-day sessions in Centurion. “These sessions are the first of 30 that will take place across the country in the next eight weeks. We genuinely want to hear the views of […]

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South African Farmers Development Association meets with DTI

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry met with the aggrieved South African Farmers Development Association (Safda) on Thursday to hear its concerns regarding not being recognised by the South African Sugar Association (Sasa) and the South African Cane Growers’ Association (Sacga). The Committee acknowledged that this is an urgent matter and that swift action […]

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Township-based Lemok brands Redefine-owned shopping centre

Lemok Group, and its subsidiaries, were commissioned by Redefine Properties to create an integrated marketing campaign for The Boulders shopping centre’s #LiveUncapped free Wi-Fi launch. The Boulders shopping centre launched their 3 Hours Uncapped Free WiFi to their shoppers on 1 October 2017, and as part of the launch plans Lemok Group’s subsidiaries, Lemok Digital […]

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Ireland Davenport transforms into Collective ID

Following the radical change to black ownership, ID is now one of a handful of proudly black-owned and managed advertising agencies in South Africa. With the increase in black ownership from 25.1% to 51%, ID has not only reformed and transformed, the agency has fittingly been renamed Collective ID. The new name builds on the agency’s […]

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South Africa unlocking opportunities in Chinese market

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu is using her time in China to help unlock the Chinese market for South Africa’s small businesses and cooperatives. “The over 30 businesses that we have brought here and many others back home are looking for an opportunity to grow their businesses. Our participation at this year’s China International Small […]

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Caterpillar and DTI launch largest equity equivalent investment program in SA

Caterpillar and the South African Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) officially launched the largest ever Equity Equivalent Investment Program (EEIP) in the country. Caterpillar has committed to source components and related services in South Africa worth a total estimated value of approximately 1.3 billion Rand (about $96 million) over the next 10 years […]

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Blue Chip Lubricants first majority black-owned facility to blend and distribute global brand

Blue Chip Lubricants has completed construction of its new blending facility in Kya Sands in Johannesburg, South Africa, and is ready to embark on largescale blending of lubricants from Q8Oils for the South African and Sub-Saharan African market. The company will have a major presence at Futuroad 2017 at Nasrec, part of Automechanika South Africa, […]

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Black wine makers to tap into Russian market

The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulelani Magwanishe delivered a keynote address at the opening session of the Russian Inward Buying Mission in Cape Town on Monday 2 October 2017.  The session took place at the Invest South Africa Western Cape One Stop Shop that was launched by President Jacob Zuma this month. […]

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