The Managing Director of Msinga Clothing Factory, Ms Lelly Mntungwa at the factory premises in Msinga, KwaZulu-Natal. Ms Mntungwa is one of the businesses that are eligible for University of Johannesburg's training

CLOTHING AND TEXTILE MASTERPLAN BRINGS BRINGS HOPE TO MSINGA FACTORY

The South African Retail-Clothing, Textile, Footwear and Leather (R-CTFL) Value Chain Masterplan has brought optimism and delight to many women in rural Keates Drift in Msinga, KwaZulu-Natal. The area, which is one the poorest in South Africa since its shoe Read the full story

COCA-COLA INCREASES B-BBEE OWNERSHIP TO 20%

Johannesburg – Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has increased its Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) ownership to a revised 20% target, with a significant worker ownership component. “This updated agreement will result in employees increasing their current holding of around 5% Read the full story

EXXARO RECOGNISED IN THE BLOOMBERG 2021 GENDER-EQUALITY INDEX

Exxaro Resources, one of South Africa’s largest black-empowered mining companies, has been included in the Bloomberg 2021 Gender Equality Index (GEI). The Bloomberg GEI tracks the performance of public companies committed to disclosing their efforts to supporting gender equality through Read the full story

Gumboot dancers at Vilakazi Street in Soweto

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE R1.2BN TOURISM EQUITY FUND

On the 26th of January 2021, President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the virtual launch of the Tourism Equity Fund aimed to drive transformation in the tourism sector. The R1.2 billion Tourism Equity Fund (TEF) has been established by the Department of Read the full story