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New adviser to the Governors of SARB appointed

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has appointed Fundi Tshazibana as an adviser to the Governors of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) with effect from 19 February 2018. She will also become the seventh member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the SARB. Ms Tshazibana has 17 years of experience in public policy […]

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UKZN hosts Imbokodo

There is a significant difference between a job and a career, says Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Internationalisation at the University of Cape Town, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng. Speaking during Imbokodo – the Women in Leadership Programme on UKZN’s Westville Campus – Phakeng emphasised a career was bigger than a job. It was not tied to a […]

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Women unite in moving tourism forward

“We must unite to work together to influence government’s policies and programmes. Collectively, our active participation can result in a transformed and inclusive industry,” said Minister Tokozile Xasa, speaking at the opening of the Women in Tourism Conference in Port Elizabeth. More than 200 women from the African region gathered in Port Elizabeth for the […]

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North West entrepreneur wants to conquer the transport industry

Eskom competition finalist, William Mokgethi, harbours serious ambitions to make a mark in the North West transport services sector. His company, Montsamaisa Bosigo Transport, was established in 2013 and it specialises in corporate shuttles and transfers as well as door-to-door courier collections and deliveries.   When he started his company, Mokgethi had already amassed 15 […]

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KZN businesswomen making strides in key economic sectors

The integration of women in the formal economy across a variety of sectors without hindrance will have far reaching effects for the overall economy of the country, says Ithala Development Finance Corporation. It is against this conviction that Ithala hosted the annual Imbokodo Iyazenzela Women in Business Awards, a public platform which acknowledges exceptional businesswomen. […]

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NHBRC and GIBS recognize 100 trail-blazing women in construction

The National Home Builders Registration Council in partnership with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)’s Entrepreneurship Development Academy will be recognizing 100 enterprising Women Contractors at the graduating ceremony of the NHBRC Women Empowerment Programme candidates. The graduation will take place on 20 October 2017. “This third group of trail-blazing entrepreneurs demonstrates our commitment […]

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Women and youth swell construction industry

There is an increasing number of women and youth in the construction industry necessitating the pressing need to educate them about health and safety issues said Department of Labour Chief Inspector occupational health and safety (OHS), Tibor Szana addressing delegates attending the explosives workshop in Polokwane on Wednesday (today). He said the industry needs to […]

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Tongaat Hulett Developments hosts successful Women’s Property Network breakfast

A group of 50 leading women in the South African property industry gathered at Tongaat Hulett Developments in uMhlanga for another informative Women’s Property Network (WPN) networking session held on Tuesday, 19 September. “This was another incredibly productive WPN meet-and-greet for the KwaZulu-Natal chapter that has further strengthened the mutually beneficial relationship that exists between […]

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Cheryl Reddy appointed to Ogilvy Public Relations board

Ogilvy Public Relations has announced the appointment of Cheryl Reddy to its board of directors. Reddy – who has been with the agency since 2011 – is currently a Business Director and lead for the agency’s corporate practice. Reddy holds a BTech degree in Journalism and a Marketing Management diploma. She has 10 years of […]

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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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