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BLAMESHIFTING STALLS CHANGE IN THE BANKING SECTOR

Instead of working together to realise the objective of economic transformation, main actors have been devoting their efforts to blaming each other and finger-pointing for not meeting the reasonable expectations of black South Africans. And the result has been 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

Dti reopens applications for MCEP

The Department of Trade and Industry has reopened applications for the Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (MCEP). “The current reflows of the industrial financing loan facility allows for a reopening of another window for pre and post-dispatch working capital loans, limited Read the full story