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SMEgo aims to streamline the funding application process for SMMEs
SMEgo aims to streamline the funding application process for SMMEsArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on the health of the South African SMME sector....

11 Sep 2020

NSFAS receives over 160,000 student applications
NSFAS receives over 160,000 student applicationsArticle

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received more than 160,536 applications from students seeking funding for 2021, since the opening date for funding applications on 3 August 2020...

7 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhere
#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhereArticle

Tinyiko Mageza talks us through her serendipitous career journey, the women who have shaped her growth, and how the V&A aims to drive meaningful impact while adapting to the pandemic...

Lauren Hartzenberg 24 Aug 2020

[REPORT]: Startups can drive growth in a disrupted world
[REPORT]: Startups can drive growth in a disrupted worldArticle

The economic and social upheaval caused by the Covid-19 pandemic underlines the need for a collective, and robust national strategy to unlock entrepreneurship in South Africa...

8 Jun 2020

Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund launched
Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund launchedArticle

The Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund, in partnership with Community Chest, aims to support an industry in crisis as they provide hope and kindness to needy communities...

24 Apr 2020

Franchise Association calls for financial aid and resumption of take-aways
Franchise Association calls for financial aid and resumption of take-awaysArticle

Warning that job losses could total 75,000 as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, the Franchise Association of South Africa (Fasa) has appealed to the government to provide urgent intervention...

17 Apr 2020

Businesses urged to apply to tourism relief fund
Businesses urged to apply to tourism relief fundArticle

The R200m Tourism Relief Fund has been established as an intervention to mitigate against the impact of Covid-19 in the tourism sector...

8 Apr 2020

'Be Internet Awesome' with Google
'Be Internet Awesome' with GoogleArticle

Google announced a $1m pan-African Google.org fund to support innovative ideas around privacy and launched a child online safety programme...

14 Feb 2020

NSFAS prioritises the poor in 2020 funding allocation
NSFAS prioritises the poor in 2020 funding allocationArticle

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will prioritise poor and vulnerable students in its 2020 funding allocation...

6 Jan 2020

Understanding small business financing
Understanding small business financingArticle

If you are needing to raise finance for your business, it is best to start by getting to grips with the financing landscape...

Darlene Menzies 2 Dec 2019

A lack of research is affecting the choices women make during pregnancy, childbirth, and caring for their baby. Monkey Business Images/ Shutterstock
Research into pregnancy, birth and infant care are historically underfunded - and women are paying the priceArticle

Research in the UK is overwhelmingly male - male participants, male researchers, and male topics, despite 51% of the population being female...

Amy Brown 20 Nov 2019

Tourism funding applications now open
Tourism funding applications now openArticle

All eligible tourism enterprises are urged to submit fully completed application forms within the timeframe and in accordance with the requirements of the Tourism Transformation Fund and the Tourism Incentive programmes. Incomplete applications will not be considered...

5 Sep 2019

The Raptor Warrior: Meet BirdLife SA's Linda van den Heever
The Raptor Warrior: Meet BirdLife SA's Linda van den HeeverArticle

Conservationist Linda van den Heever's somewhat unusual line of work is not for the faint-hearted, but she wouldn't have it any other way...

16 Aug 2019

NSFAS approves 300,000 funding applications
NSFAS approves 300,000 funding applicationsArticle

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has announced the completion of all assessments of the 2019 applications of first time students...

24 Jan 2019

Bradley Wattrus
3 financing options for small businessesArticle

Entrepreneurs need capital to get a business off the ground, or to fund expansion, improve cash flow, or buy inventory to meet consumer demand...

Bradley Wattus 20 Dec 2018

Last call to NSFAS applicants to submit missing docs
Last call to NSFAS applicants to submit missing docsArticle

Applicants who applied for NSFAS 2019 funding without submitting all supporting documents have until Friday, 14 December 2018 to submit all required documents...

12 Dec 2018

NSFAS receives over 400,000 applications for 2019
NSFAS receives over 400,000 applications for 2019Article

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received more than 400,000 funding applications for the 2019 financial year.

4 Dec 2018

Deadline looms for 2019 NSFAS applications
Deadline looms for 2019 NSFAS applicationsArticle

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has called on all learners, who have not yet applied for 2019 financial aid, to submit their online applications before the closing date...

6 Nov 2018

NSFAS calls on grant beneficiaries to apply
NSFAS calls on grant beneficiaries to applyArticle

Social grant beneficiaries intending to study at public higher education institutions next year have until 30 November to apply for funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme...

25 Sep 2018

Anton Roelofse, regional manager, Business Partners Limited
How SMEs should pitch for fundingArticle

The current economic state definitely plays a major role in the challenges that SMEs experience in securing funding when they need it...

20 Aug 2018

Higher Education clarifies NSFAS funding reconfiguration
Higher Education clarifies NSFAS funding reconfigurationArticle

The Department of Higher Education and Training says while the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is reconfiguring its funding processing for 2019, planning for the year hasn't stopped...

31 Jul 2018

Here's how the Lotto money is spent
Here's how the Lotto money is spentArticle

The National Lottery Commission (NLC) has been granting non-profit organisations, non-government organisations, public benefit trusts, schools and communities funding since 2002...

Roxanne Joseph and Raymond Joseph 20 Feb 2018

Efficiency aim for new NSFAS chief
Efficiency aim for new NSFAS chiefArticle

Matriculants from poor backgrounds could know sooner in future - even before they write their final exams - if they will receive funding for their university studies...

Penwell Dlamini 29 Sep 2017

Fasa collaborates to effect transformation in franchise sector
Fasa collaborates to effect transformation in franchise sectorArticle

Over the past few years, Fasa members have worked closely with government to effect transformation in the sector...

15 Aug 2017

Business school commits record R4.6m towards scholarships for 2018
Business school commits record R4.6m towards scholarships for 2018Article

In a bid to ensure greater access to its programmes in 2018, the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) has made significant funding available to support students who lack financial means...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 4 Aug 2017

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Predator alert! Credible science is being gobbled up, warn academicsArticle

Predatory publishing - in which bogus journals publish academic research for a fee - threatens to undermine science in South Africa...

Dave Chambers 4 Aug 2017

Applications for 2018 financial aid open
Applications for 2018 financial aid openArticle

Applications for financial aid for all learners, who wish to enter the post-school system and students, who do not have financial assistance to continue their studies in 2018 academic year, has officially opened...

3 Aug 2017

Franchising industry shows resilience amid economic challenges
Franchising industry shows resilience amid economic challengesArticle

Franchising is one industry that has proven in many countries to be resilient even in the face of extensive macroeconomic difficulties...

Dumisani Bengu 11 Jul 2017

NSFAS rejects 2,000 appeals
NSFAS rejects 2,000 appealsArticle

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has rejected the appeals of more than 2,000 students against their unsuccessful applications for study funding in the 2017 academic year...

Michelle Gumede 20 Apr 2017

Students left in lurch by new funding model
Students left in lurch by new funding modelArticle

Two university campuses have been shut and thousands of students left in limbo after the National Student Financial Aid Scheme failed to release living allowances...

3 Apr 2017

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Western Cape wildfires destroy 122,700 hectaresArticle

Wildfires destroyed an estimated 122,700 hectares in the Western Cape at the start of 2017, with natural vegetation, grazing, agricultural infrastructure, and a range of crops and fynbos hardest hit...

1 Mar 2017

Parly committee gives new NSFAS model the nod
Parly committee gives new NSFAS model the nodArticle

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training says it is satisfied with the student-centred model introduced by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) for funding applications...

15 Feb 2017

NSFAS starts appeals process for rejected students
NSFAS starts appeals process for rejected studentsArticle

Thousands of prospective university students' funding applications have been turned down by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) for the 2017 academic year...

Michelle Gumede 10 Feb 2017

Women in Business: Financing your Business event for women entrepreneurs
Women in Business: Financing your Business event for women entrepreneursArticle

Nasedi Media & Communications will host the Women in Business: Financing your Business panel discussion, in partnership with Wits Business School and Absa Enterprise Development, on 2 November 2016...

17 Oct 2016

Minister Gugile Nkwinti approves funding for emerging farmers
Minister Gugile Nkwinti approves funding for emerging farmersArticle

The DRDLR approved R235-million for emerging farmers...

22 Sep 2015

Dampened economic climate impacts on commercial property market
Dampened economic climate impacts on commercial property marketArticle

Low interest rates, coupled with ongoing investor confidence, has sustained the demand for commercial property for the past few years...

14 Sep 2015

Report finds SA's emerging companies face significant challenges
Report finds SA's emerging companies face significant challengesArticle

According to a report released by PwC today in collaboration with Silicon Cape, Microsoft BizSpark, Wesgro and the City of Tshwane, South Africa's entrepreneurs...

3 Sep 2015

Northern Cape Trade, Investment and Tourism Symposium targets investmentArticle

The Northern Cape Province Trade, Investment and Tourism Promotion Symposium, launched last month, seeks to stimulate a robust discussion around the province's economy and provide answers to the challenges that the Northern Cape businesses are confronted with.

14 Mar 2014

Gates Foundation forms new health partnerships in SA
Gates Foundation forms new health partnerships in SAArticle

The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) on Tuesday (21 January) announced two new partnerships with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation aimed at finding new tools to fight HIV‚ tuberculosis (TB) and malaria.

Tamar Kahn 22 Jan 2014

Pro Helvetia calls for funding applications
Pro Helvetia calls for funding applicationsArticle

Pro Helvetia Johannesburg, the Swiss Arts Council, has announced a further call for applications for art funding. The funding is made available in partnership with the Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation (SDC) and it is aimed at assisting in the distribution of works to a broader southern African audience.

28 Mar 2013

The SETE 2012 Conference concludes on a high note
The SETE 2012 Conference concludes on a high noteArticle

The concluding morning of the SETE 2012 Conference began with four workshops facilitated by a variety of prominent international and local experts in the sports events and tourism sectors. These workshops were highly interactive between delegates and presenters and acted as think tank for sports tourism in South Africa. The conference then culminated in the highly anticipated National Sports Tourism Bidding and Hosting Strategy before being formally closed and praised by Chairperson of Trade and Investment KZN, Obed Mlaba.

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 18 Sep 2012

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