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Q(h)ubeka Trust announces final results and lessons learnt

The Q(h)ubeka Trust, which was formed in 2016 to allocate funds to silicosis-affected mineworkers, held its final AGM on 05 July 2023 and announced its closure as of 21 April 2023, as provided for in the Trust Deed. By the Read the full story

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A young trailblazer in the IT Cloud Industry

Thulasizwe Mavuso is a young entrepreneur who founded the IT Cloud services company Solvyng in 2020. Mavuso started the company after identifying an opportunity to provide businesses faced with the challenge of having to adapt to a technologically driven operating Read the full story

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Sanlam and SANParks launch SMME support programme

 (SANParks) launched a R10-million programme to provide access to market, finance and business development support to SMMEs from communities surrounding South Africa’s major national parks. The goal of the Sanlam SANParks SMME Support Programme is to create sustainable businesses by providing supply Read the full story

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TSHILIDZI MARWALA: GETTING READY FOR FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is a period of rapid technological change that is transforming the way we live, work, and interact with the world around us. This revolution is being driven by advances in artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, big Read the full story

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A BRIGHT FUTURE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN SOUTH AFRICA

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

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POSSIBILITIES OF CORRUPTION IN THE BAIC PROJECT

Beijing Auto Industrial Corporation (BAIC) launched its operations in the Eastern Cape of South Africa in 2016 with the aim of creating job opportunities for the local population. However, there have been concerns about the possibility of corruption within the Read the full story

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THE IMPACT OF INCREASED INTEREST RATES

The recent announcement of a 50-basis point rise in interest rates by the South African Reserve Bank can have significant negative consequences for low- and middle-income households in South Africa. The decision by the Reserve Bank to hike interest rates Read the full story

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CYBER SECURITY THREAT IN SA AMPLIFIED BY AI

Cyber security is an ever-growing concern in South Africa, with the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) tools adding a new level of complexity to the issue. The use of ever-evolving AI tools like ChatGPT has become increasingly popular among cyber Read the full story

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MAKING AVIATION ACCESSIBLE FOR TOWNSHIP YOUNG MINDS

Seeing someone from an underprivileged background succeed despite all odds is truly inspiring for young people. Joe Phalwane knows what it’s like to build a successful career from nothing, then lose it all, and start all over again. Phalwane is Read the full story