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HGDS AND BLACK SOUTH AFRICANS MUST HOLD 30% MINIMUM OF AN ICT COMPANY’S OWNERSHIP EQUITY – ICASA

ICASA has finalised regulations aimed at facilitating the participation of black South Africans and Highly Disadvantaged Groups, who include women and people with disabilities, in South Africa’s ICT sector. The regulations stipulate that both black South Africans and Highly Disadvantaged Read the full story

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CRICKET MUST PUT ITS HOUSE IN ORDER ASAP OR RISK GOING ‘BAFANA BAFANA’

The impact of chronic conflict amongst an organisation’s board members can be mirrored through its performance, as the disarray at South African Airways (SAA) illustrates. There is only some point where results can mask the cancerous rot inside. In sporting Read the full story

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LET’S USE TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT SERVICES TO CREATE YOUNG SKILLED INDIVIDUALS

By Mamiki Matlawa According to Stats SA, there is a staggering unemployment rate of 63,2% among the youth, accounting for individuals between the ages of 15 and 24. As the emerging workforce, this age bracket of individuals find themselves in a Read the full story

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START-UP CYLINDER MANUFACTURER SECURES R300 MILLION FUNDING FROM THE U.S.

Black-owned Johannesburg-based start-up, Bluedrop, has proved that there is still opportunity for bankable businesses to attract funding in an environment in which COVID-19 has made lending institutions to be averse to taking the risk of investing in new ventures. Bluedrop Read the full story

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BLACK-OWNED JUNIOR MINER ACQUIRES THREE COAL MINES FROM EXXARO

Overlooked Colliery, a 100% black-owned coal mining company, has bought three non-core mines from Exxaro, regarded as one of South Africa’s largest black empowered mining companies. Exxaro has said it is confident that, with its strong track record, Overlooked is Read the full story

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NO FREEDOM WITHOUT WATER

Burt Rodrigues, CEO of Biodx, gives his thoughts on Freedom Month and all South Africans’ right to fresh, clean water. This month celebrates freedom but what exactly does freedom mean to you. Dictionary definitions say: Having the ability to act or change Read the full story

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CHANGE THE PROCUREMENT SYSTEM TO CURB TENDERPRENUERSHIP – TOP ADVOCATE

The only way to curb the pandemic of tenderprenuership, which has been depriving ordinary citizens of economic opportunities and access to basic services in communities, is to change procurement system to ensure that the supply chain benefits small businesses at Read the full story