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The dynamic duo of TV and radio personality Carrol Hobbs and her mother Irene Mmasechaba Hobbs are taking the South African entrepreneurial landscape by storm with their innovative business ventures. Irene, a retired teacher turned entrepreneur, shares her valuable insights Read the full story

KZN Small Business Achievers saluted for their contribution to the local economy

The entrepreneurial spirit and tenacity of small business leaders in KwaZulu-Natal was celebrated at the 2018 Business Achievers Awards gala ceremony in Durban last night (28 March 2018). Hosted by the Ithala Development Finance Corporation, the awards recognise business achievements Read the full story

Premier David Makhura outlines economic transformation plan for province in SOPA

Gauteng Premier David Makhura delivered his fourth State of the Province Address at the Greenhills Stadium in Randfontein on Monday. The province’s number one citizen unpacked his programme of action which is linked to transformation in the economic sector. The Read the full story

“SMTDC- Developing small scale manufacturers one at a time”

For sustainable urban development in South Africa the support for the growth of small scale manufacturing enterprises is very important across the urban developing world, key barriers to development of these emerging manufacturing enterprises relate to access to finance, entrepreneurial Read the full story

Artisan programme promises jobs for youth

Pretoria – Public Works Deputy Minister, Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu has guaranteed young people who are on her department’s Artisan Development programme jobs upon completing their training. Bogopane-Zulu made her commitment at the graduation of the first batch of young people who Read the full story