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Pump attendant’s excellent service goes viral

Engen’s “With us you are Number One” brand promise took on a new meaning this week. This was when pump attendant Bongani Dyanti became a mini-celebrity for his customer service, which was so outstanding that one of his customers, Brian De Beer posted a story about his experience on Facebook. Engen Malmesbury owner Gey Kriek […]

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The BMF congratulates Fani Titi on Investec CEO appointment

The Black Management Forum (the BMF) has congratulated Mr Fani Titi on his appointment as a joint Chief Executive Officer of Investec. The black lobby group said Titi was a competent business leader with proven business acumen which he has displayed over the years in his diverse and remarkable rise in corporate South Africa. Investec […]

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NEF to be incorporated into IDC to guarantee funding for black entrepreneurs

In a landmark breakthrough for South Africa’s quest for inclusive growth and radical economic transformation, the Ministers of Trade and Industry and of Economic Development announced in Cape Town on Tuesday that the National Empowerment Fund (NEF) will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) in order to meet the considerable demand […]

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70TH Anniversary of CSA as an official distributor of Cummins Inc.

Cummins South Africa (CSA) has received a Long Service Award in recognition of its 70th anniversary as an official Cummins Distributor. Thierry Pimi, MD of CSA, received the award from Rachid Ouenniche, MD of Africa/Middle East Distribution at Cummins Inc., at a special ceremony held at the CSA offices in Kelvin View, Johannesburg. Speaking at […]

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Semi-skilled labourers benefit from BEE initiative in Thoroughbred industry

Members of the Thoroughbred breeding community are leading the charge towards farm worker upliftment with an innovative Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) initiative that provides grooms working on South African stud farms with the tools they need to progress in their careers or pursue success in their own business enterprises. For generations South Africa’s stud farms […]

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SOECA calls on ANC lekgotla to prioritize SOE communication

The State-Owned Entities Communicators Association (SOECA) has called on the ANC to carefully look into the issue of communication by state-owned entities, as the ruling party meets for its lekgotla over the next few days. “There are more than 700 state-owned entities in the country delivering a range of services. These range from Commercial state-owned […]

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Yes we can!” Mosimane does it for black coaches

Pitso Mosimane, Head coach of Mamelodi Sundowns, the newly crowned 2013/14 Premier Soccer League (PSL) champions, has vindicated himself and emphatically silenced detractors who questioned the capabilities of local black football coaches to deliver in top flight football. He has become the first black coach in the PSL era to win the championship. Mosimane’s ‘imported’ […]

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Youth affirm commitment to Employment Accord

Youth movements have reaffirmed their commitment to the Youth Employment Accord, which was signed in April last year, as the framework for youth employment. “We support the scaled up implementation of the Youth Employment Accord, with clear targets to be set for each of the pillars of the Accord,” said the youth in their declaration […]

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A Professional Image is everything, or is it?

By Mzukona Mantshontsho From young girls asking to be her protégé, to her giving compliments to well-dressed colleagues at work, to her doing wardrobe audits for close friends, to her offering grooming tips to her girlfriends and guy friends, to her running a mobile boutique currently, and most recently toying with the idea of having […]

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Regulations published on removal of adverse credit information

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has published regulations for the removal of Adverse Credit Information, which as of April 2014 indicates that all adverse information of a consumer who has paid up their debt is removed from credit bureaus. Dti Minister Rob Davies said it had been noted that in several cases bad […]

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