Builders programme aims to develop, empower black businesses

In an effort to improve the lives of skilled tradespeople, Builders launched an Enterprise Development Programme in 2015. The Enterprise Development Programme is an initiative founded by Builders and training partner Black Supplies. It is aimed at developing and empowering Read the full story

Training is more about compliance than skills transfer – expert laments

Rather than addressing the skills gaps to increase productivity within their employees, organisations in South Africa seem to have reluctantly adopted training merely to comply with the amendments to the Skills Development Act and the requirements of the Broad-Based Black Read the full story

Women-in-Maize celebrates first harvest season

A multi-million Rand investment by South African Breweries (SAB), Department of Small Business Development and the Agriculture Reasearch Council (ARC), Women-in-Maize, which supports the empowerment of women-run maize farms, began its first successful harvest season through the Ekangala Primary Cooperative. Read the full story

National Treasury-Anglo American Collaboration gives birth to agri-preneurs

You may have heard about different kinds of blah blah prenuers being created in South Africa Post-1994, sadly some with negative connotations. But no one can dispute that by creating agri-prenuers, the partnership between Anglo American’s enterprise development arm, Zimele, Read the full story