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Anticipation reigns among National Premier Awards finalists

Thirty companies will be vying for top honours in the fifth edition of the South African Premier Business Awards. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony that will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre on 30 January 2018. The awards are presented by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), in partnership […]

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Entrepreneurs key to addressing South Africa’s desperate jobs crisis

The country’s economic future depends instead on the quality of its entrepreneurs, in whose hands most future jobs – and income generation – will lie. That was the warning sounded by Unathi Njokweni-Magida, Engen’s head of Transformation and Stakeholder Engagement, as the company prepares to host the 2017 finals of its acclaimed Pitch & Polish […]

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Tevin reaches his dream

Growing up in Merebank outside Durban, close to Engen Refinery, Tevin Richard dreamt of becoming an engineer and being able to change his world for the better. Tevin attended Merebank Secondary School where he found that “maths and science just made sense” and discovered that these subjects – in which many struggle – were fun […]

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Sanral subcontractor empowers the disabled

Sweeping and cleaning company, Babore Gauteng, has changed the lives of five disabled Alexandra residents who have gained full-time jobs in the company’s broom manufacturing hub. Babore Gauteng is subcontracted for routine maintenance of Gauteng freeways which are managed by the South African National Roads Agency  (Sanral). Its activities include litter picking, sweeping, clearing drains […]

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SAICA invests in education

One would think that most grade 11s will spend the upcoming school holidays relaxing, having fun and forgetting about school, but 180 Northern Cape grade 11 learners who have shown a particular aptitude for mathematics will do something completely different. They will spend their time exercising their brains at the Northern Cape development camp held […]

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Forestry industrialisation conference to highlight potential of wood products in SA

The Forestry Industrialisation Conference, to be hosted by State-owned forestry company Safcol on Oct 4 and 5, will highlight the potential of industrial and commercial forestry and wood products to support economic growth. Safcol chairman Lungile Mabece highlights the decline of commercial forests in South Africa from 1.58-million hectares in 1998 to about 1.2-million hectares […]

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Dti takes services and products to Grahamstown

The Acting Group Chief Operating Officer of the Department Trade and Industry (the dti), Ms Nontombi Matomela says the services that are rendered by the department are crucial and key in developing aspiring entrepreneurs and Black Industrialists for the future. Ms Matomela was speaking during the Taking the dti to the People outreach event hosted in Joza Township, […]

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Inyathelo secures R2 million funding to build NPO capacity

This US philanthropic private foundation has supported non-profit trust Inyathelo since the latter’s founding 15 years ago. Inyathelo has leveraged the funding to run a capacity building non-profit clinic that provides a one-on-one advisory, training and support to NPOs. It also advises individuals who are social innovators and opens up opportunities for peer learning and exchange. […]

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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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RBIDZ key in driving radical economic transformation

  The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (RBIDZ) sais it is deliberately focusing on opening opportunities for emerging contractors as part of efforts aimed at fast-tracking their entry into the mainstream economy. The company said it is made of real people with a real dedication and passion to effect real change in South Africa. This […]

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