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Africa's top 30 entrepreneurs under 30

Forbes Africa reveals Africa's 30 most promising entrepreneurs under 30 for 2016...

30 May 2016

Mobile survey informs Global Entrepreneurship Summit

GeoPoll the Global Entrepreneurship Network and the U.S. State Department released a survey of 1,000 business owners...

24 Jul 2015

Orange launches its largest Developer Challenge and SMS API

Coinciding with the release of its SMS APIs in Cameroon, Congo, Guinea, Niger and Senegal, Orange is launching its largest international developer challenge to date - across 13 countries - aiming to spur and nurture the creation of unique and local services for Africa and the Middle East from the growing entrepreneurial base developing in these countries.

3 Jul 2015

Nyamuka Zambia Business Plan competition receives flood of entries

Over 700 entrepreneurs have entered the Nyamuka Zambia Business Plan Competition, to stand a chance to win a share of the K2,000,000 prize. Entries close 5 May 2015...

4 May 2015

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

Five critical factors to consider when expanding into Africa

Before your organisation embarks on expanding into Africa, you have to consider some critical factors such as marketing barriers, government policies on foreign investment, legislation and most importantly human capital developments...

Issued by Knowledge Resources 9 Sep 2014

Could Africa become like China?

Africa's changing demographic over the next three-and-a-half decades could transform the continent into the next China, but only if its youthful population is educated and entrepreneurial.

By Jana Marais 19 Aug 2014

Postive results likely from US-Africa summit says Davies

South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.

13 Aug 2014

Africa must look for partnerships

Africa needs to form partnerships with the developed nations in order to realise the continent's goal to industrialise, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said .

By Chris Bathembu 5 Aug 2014

AECI plans to reduce its reliance on a weak SA

JSE-listed AECI plans to start producing explosives in Australia by year-end‚ as the chemicals and explosives firm looks to reduce its reliance on South Africa's weak mining and manufacturing sectors.

By Nick Hedley 30 Jul 2014

Employment Act governs employee's rights in Zambia

The Employment Act (Chapter 268 of the Laws of Zambia) is the principal piece of legislation governing employee rights in Zambia. A distinction is drawn between oral contracts of service, which are governed by Part IV of the Employment Act, and written contracts of service, which are governed by Part V.

By Lauren Salt and William Woolcott 10 Jul 2014

[BizCareers] The power of your LinkedIn profile

In this week's BizCareers column we look at how to use your LinkedIn profile effectively, as well as the pitfalls of job-hopping.

By Juliette Attwell 17 Jun 2014

Transnet wants to 'industrialise railways'

Small- and medium-sized engineering companies must create niche markets for themselves to supply Transnet with parts for the locomotives that the freight logistics company envisages building within the next two to three decades.

By Amanda Visser 9 Jun 2014

Sanlam looking to invest in Africa, South-East Asia

Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.

By Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014

[BizCareers] Is my experience not targeted enough?

In this week's BizCareers column, we look at how mixed experience can help rather than hinder your career, as well as the difference between a cover letter and a motivational letter.

By Juliette Attwell 2 Jun 2014

Packaging in SA is always changing shape

If there is one industry where everything is in flux and companies have to re-jig their shapes and formats all the time, it is SA's packaging manufacturers. Apart from constantly changing industry conditions, not least from encroaching rivals, each firm has specific obstacles to get over.

By Mark Allix 2 Jun 2014

[BizCareers] Tell us about yourself

This week we look at how to answer that time-old question that pops up during interviews: "Tell us about yourself", and the difference between a career in psychology and industrial psychology.

By Juliette Attwell 19 May 2014

[BizCareers] Asking for a raise

In this week's column we look at when and how to ask for a raise, whether or not you should wait around for your dream job to become available, and how a period of unemployment looks on your CV.

By Juliette Attwell 12 May 2014

[BizCareers] Don't curb your enthusiasm in an interview

This week we look at striking a balance between enthusiasm and professionalism during an interview, and how to respond when asked about your salary expectations.

By Juliette Attwell 29 Apr 2014

[BizCareers] The job application rut

What can you do differently to stand out? This week we look at finding different ways to get into the industry in which you really want to be.

By Juliette Attwell 14 Apr 2014

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