Lebo Letsoalo, CEO AWISCA (Image: SINCPOINT)

FREE TRADE OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENUERS

Could the African Continental Free Trade Area help South Africa address the chronic youth unemployment?Lebo Letsoalo, founder and managing director of SINCPOINT thinks YES!  The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) represents a unique opportunity for African economies to achieve Read the full story

Gwen Mahuma, the CEO of Colossal Concrete Products

BLACK-WOMEN OWNED COMPANY ACQUIRES AVENG INFRASET’S ASSETS

With COVID-19 having forced organisations to put on ice transactions to acquire or merge with new businesses, a black women-owned consortium has seen a silver lining in the dark cloud of economic gloom. The consortium has concluded an acquisition which Read the full story

Eden Gagiano, Head of Suzako (Image: Suzako)

NEW BEE PLAYERS DISRUPT FUEL LANDSCAPE

There is an alarming prediction that, in the next few years, the South African fuel landscape will likely totally depend on refined fuel imports. The recent closures of multi-national traders has created fertile ground for new BEE players to disrupt the Read the full story

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PRACTICE NOTE CLARIFIES POSITION OF TRUSTS UNDER B-BBEE CODE OWNERSHIP

Ownership, as defined by Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Act, has been a grey area, lending itself to different interpretations by regulators and major entities alike, as well as being viewed by businesses as the most cumbersome component of Read the full story

Mteto Nyati, the CEO of Altron (Image: Altron)

SLOW COVID VACCINATION COULD HINDER TOURISM RECOVERY – CEO

The slow pace of COVID-19 Vaccination Programme could stall the well-meant efforts to initiate recovery of the tourism sector through initiatives like the Government’s Tourism Equity Fund. Group Chief Executive Officer of Altron, Mtetho Nyati, who was one of the Read the full story