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#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppers
#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppersArticle

Locally sourced products and services comfort consumers, meeting their new needs for hygiene and spreading feel-good stories that celebrate the best of our diverse culture...

Karin Du Chenne 17 Sep 2020

Localisation: Supporting a strong recovery in SA manufacturing
Localisation: Supporting a strong recovery in SA manufacturingArticle

Many people re-discovered their enthusiasm for local production during the disruptive, bewildering early days of the pandemic. The result is 'localisation', an emerging trend that could revitalise local factories...

1 Sep 2020

Emerging designers called to enter PnP Clothing mentorship project
Emerging designers called to enter PnP Clothing mentorship projectArticle

The 20/21 Futurewear project will support and provide two creatives with mentorship in business and practical application of skills in a commercial environment...

1 Sep 2020

The Watershed reopens with new 'made in Africa' beauty offering
The Watershed reopens with new 'made in Africa' beauty offeringArticle

The vibrant space is home to 150 tenants who represent over 365 local brands and small businesses, and with an impressive 3.6 million visitors a year...

1 Sep 2020

Checkers Little Garden is back, with locally-made seedling kits
Checkers Little Garden is back, with locally-made seedling kitsArticle

Checkers' popular Little Garden collectables promotion is back by popular demand, with 24 new locally-produced, season-appropriate and bee-friendly seedling kits to collect...

24 Aug 2020

Second AfricaRise store opens in Gauteng
Second AfricaRise store opens in GautengArticle

Thula Sindi opened the second AfricaRise store in Marshalltown, Johannesburg, earlier this month, providing an additional platform for African designers to sell their high-end fashion, crafts...

21 Aug 2020

PnP Clothing's new collaborative partnership celebrates SA design
PnP Clothing's new collaborative partnership celebrates SA designArticle

Pick n Pay Clothing is launching limited ranges of exclusive collections in collaboration with promising young South African designers...

11 Aug 2020

Is our motor industry coughing?
Is our motor industry coughing?Article

Very few business sectors will be immune to Covid-19, but some, like the auto industry, seem more likely than others to be in need of a ventilator...

Issued by WhyFive Insights 9 Jun 2020

Proudly SA expands portal to include locally-made sanitisers and detergents
Proudly SA expands portal to include locally-made sanitisers and detergentsArticle

Proudly South African has extended the product offering on its portal to include locally produced hand sanitisers, surface disinfectants and detergents...

15 May 2020

Proudly SA launches marketplace for locally-made face masks
Proudly SA launches marketplace for locally-made face masksArticle

The online marketplace links corporate buyers with local producers of masks...

24 Apr 2020

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Why Covid-19 concerns could bode well for local brand growthArticle

Local brands and products that embody homegrown heritage and represent support for local businesses are set to rise in popularity as consumers seek out trusted and transparent options...

Issued by Nielsen 9 Apr 2020

Help Thursdays Lingerie support bigger boobs
Help Thursdays Lingerie support bigger boobsArticle

Cape Town-based company Thursdays Lingerie and Swimwear has launched a crowdfunding campaign to assist the label to extend its size range to a G cup...

9 Sep 2019

Gray Hofmeyr on tragedy and comedy in Leon Schuster's Frank And Fearless
Gray Hofmeyr on tragedy and comedy in Leon Schuster's Frank And FearlessArticle

Gray Hofmeyr, South Africa's celebrated writer, director and producer of feature films and television dramas is back in action as director and co-writer of Leon Schuster's Frank And Fearless...

Daniel Dercksen 4 Dec 2018

11 horrors to stream on Showmax
11 horrors to stream on ShowmaxArticle

If you love shows that give you shivers down the spine, these are the perfect series and movies to get you into the Halloween spirit...

Issued by Showmax 30 Oct 2018

Drug makers want department's nod for another price hike
Drug makers want department's nod for another price hikeArticle

Pharmaceutical manufacturers are lobbying the Department of Health to give them an extra price increase for private sector sales, in an attempt to soften the blow of the modest raise permitted for 2018...

8 Feb 2018

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#BizTrends2018: SA mining's financial situation is improving despite challengesArticle

The 2017 financial year was another challenging one for stakeholders in the mining industry...

Michal Kotzé 6 Jan 2018

Durban-born Holmes Brothers brand goes big in Japan
Durban-born Holmes Brothers brand goes big in JapanArticle

Holmes Brothers, the Afrocentric surfer style menswear brand that originated in Durban, has successfully launched in Japanese retailer The Freak's Store...

18 Jul 2017

#Homesewn: K-Way's lean local manufacturing machine
#Homesewn: K-Way's lean local manufacturing machineArticle

South Africa's clothing and textile industry has seen some trying times. In the past 15 years, jobs in the local sector have decreased from 200,000 to 19,000...

Lauren Hartzenberg 10 Jul 2017

Stavros Nicolaou, head of industry association, Pharmaceuticals Made in SA. Photo:
New regulator will also oversee medical devicesArticle

Medical devices will now be regulated, with the newly established South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra), replacing the Medicines Control Council (MCC)...

5 Jun 2017

Recall issued for faulty EpiPen injector
Recall issued for faulty EpiPen injectorArticle

Mylan SA and Meridian Medical Technologies have issued an urgent recall of their EpiPen injector saying there was a defect with the device...

18 May 2017

#DesignMonth: Love local, love sustainable, Love Milo
#DesignMonth: Love local, love sustainable, Love MiloArticle

As we slowly wise up to the negative effects our growing consumerism has on the environment, it could be argued that the most progressive design is that which is sustainable...

Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Feb 2017

CCDI Connect offers creative SMMEs an outlet to corporate, government buyers
CCDI Connect offers creative SMMEs an outlet to corporate, government buyersArticle

To connect corporate, government and individual buyers to local creative SMMEs, the Cape Craft + Design Institute (CCDI) has launched its new subsidiary business...

3 Feb 2017

The case for sourcing FTTX components locally
The case for sourcing FTTX components locallyArticle

The telecoms and internet sectors, particularly fibre to the home and the business (FTTX) suppliers, are witnessing surging demand at the moment...

Clive Maasch 17 Aug 2016

Parents prefer trusted brands for school supplies
Parents prefer trusted brands for school suppliesArticle

Books, pens, uniforms and miscellaneous - harried parents throughout SA have forked out thousands of rand in the run-up to the third term of the government school year, which kicks off on Monday...

Colleen Goko 18 Jul 2016

Motsoaledi proposes 5,7% ceiling on medicine price hike
Motsoaledi proposes 5,7% ceiling on medicine price hikeArticle

Health minister proposes a private-sector medicine prices rise of no more than 5,7% when the next price hike is permitted in January 2017...

1 Jul 2016

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No easy money to be made in SA airline industry - IATAArticle

South African Airways (SAA) has been successful for much of its history and has the potential for a successful future if policies could be created to allow for this...

Carin Smith 10 Dec 2015

Look who's on Ashley
Look who's on AshleyArticle

For seven years South African government officials, doctors, vets and thousands of other cheating spouses may have spent over a quarter of a billion rand...

24 Aug 2015

[Orchids & Onions] Made in SA Chev ad drives point home
[Orchids & Onions] Made in SA Chev ad drives point homeArticle

Hooray! A car ad for real people, real, South Africans... and entirely produced in this country. Well done to Chevrolet...

Brendan Seery 27 Jul 2015

Government appears to be listening; SMEs encouraged to keep engaging with the State in 2015
Government appears to be listening; SMEs encouraged to keep engaging with the State in 2015Article

The 2015 Budget revealed a serious commitment from the state to growing small businesses - in this climate of constructive reform; SAICA's second SME survey could encourage the Department for Small Business Development (DSBD) to institute even more effective changes...

31 Mar 2015

Bringing quality manufacturing home with HOM
Bringing quality manufacturing home with HOMArticle

Does the phrase, "Shirts made in Salt River, Cape Town will be worn in New York," sound a little ambitious? It shouldn't, as the recent House of Monatic-Stenströms partnership means good things for the local manufacturing industry...

Leigh Andrews 30 Mar 2015

Tributes for hero pilot
Tributes for hero pilotArticle

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has sent condolences to the family of helicopter pilot, Hendrik Willem Marais, who died in a helicopter crash while providing aerial support against the fire in the Cape Point Nature Reserve...

9 Mar 2015

One Numsa strike ends as another begins
One Numsa strike ends as another beginsArticle

Just as car workers are set to return to assembly lines on Monday (9 September) after a strike of almost three weeks‚ workers elsewhere in the motor industry‚ including petrol attendants‚ are to down tools.

Alexander Parker and Karl Gernetzky 9 Sep 2013

Sekunjalo's INMSA deal concerns Sanef
Sekunjalo's INMSA deal concerns SanefArticle

NEWSWATCH: The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) is concerned at the manner in which Iqbal Survé's Sekunjalo group is going about its acquisition of Independent News & Media South Africa (INMSA), reports IOL. Mail & Guardian reports on Facebook bowing to an outcry over sexist content, and also reports on pirates - the film, that is - in Cape Town.

Rod Baker 30 May 2013

Hydrogen fuel cells to be made in SA
Hydrogen fuel cells to be made in SAArticle

Government is aiming to drive up demand for platinum by developing hydrogen fuel cell technology, Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom said on Thursday (16 May).

17 May 2013

Soya oil to replace petroleum oil in tyresArticle

Tyre manufacturer Goodyear has announced a technological development that will allow it to use soya oil to replace petroleum-based oil in its tyres. It plans to use the technology in North America for "consumer tyres" from 2015 and "then decide what additional use may be appropriate", the company says.

Gerhard Scholtemeijer 8 Oct 2012

Aspen, Adcock get lion's share of drug tenderArticle

According to the Business Day The Department of Health has awarded its first tender aligned with the government's latest industrial policy which gives preference to local manufacturers, boosting business for some of South Africa's biggest drug firms.

14 Aug 2012

Drug firms win SA preference tenderArticle

The Department of Health has awarded its first tender aligned with the government's latest industrial policy which gives preference to local manufacturers, boosting business for some of SA's biggest drug firms.

Tamar Kahn 7 Aug 2012

SA-built GE locomotives exceed expectations
SA-built GE locomotives exceed expectationsArticle

State-owned rail-building company, Transnet Rail Engineering (TRE), was building General Electric (GE) locomotives at levels of quality that exceeded the expectations of TRE's GE partners. The CEO of GE Transportation for China, southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, Tim Schweikert, said last week.

25 Jun 2012

SANParks warns public of fraudstersArticle

Allafrica.com reports that members of the public, the business community and staff members have been warned to be on the lookout for people who falsely and publicly claim to represent the Kruger National Park (KNP) on various aspects of its business.

21 May 2012

Bafana shirts cost too much
Bafana shirts cost too muchArticle

It's ridiculous to be asked to pay R599 for an official replica Bafana Bafana shirt and that's the word from the workers who make it.

Ben Maclennan 17 May 2010

Ashes to the Big Apple
Ashes to the Big AppleArticle

This year is big for Anisa Mapungwe, the creator of the clothing label Loin Cloth & Ashes, but then, she's had a big year every year for the past three years.

Andrea Nagel 11 Feb 2010

Textile industry should go for 'quality' marketArticle

In response to the Chinese government's decision not to renew a voluntary two-year restriction on textile imports to South Africa, Mario Ambrosini, Inkatha Freedom Party party spokesman on trade and industry, said that SA's textile industry will have to adapt to compete at the quality end of the textile industry.

Michael Hamlyn 17 Sep 2009

ANC unstitches South Africa's clothing industry
ANC unstitches South Africa's clothing industryArticle

All the rhetoric about how important South Africa's clothing and textile industry is for poverty alleviation and the years spent around policy development for this industry sector has been unbundled by the revelation that ANC election T-shirts were made in China.

Renato Palmi 23 Apr 2009

Country of origin label regulations enforced, but...Article

Country of origin labelling in terms of the Merchandise Act 17 of 1941 is now being enforced by the authorities and companies or individuals found to be contravening the Act will be penalised. But there are some issues that need to be resolved...

Renato Palmi 13 May 2008

SA short films launched at Promax AfricaArticle

Discovery Networks in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), a division of non-fiction media company Discovery Communications, last week launched a series of short films at the Promax Africa, held in Johannesburg. The short films will be aired on Discovery across the Middle East, Africa and Turkey from November 2007.

30 Oct 2007

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