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4IR and the SA education systemArticle

The Fourth Industrial Revolution offers opportunities for countries to advance their economic prospects through innovative technology that drive growth. South Africa is part of this change...

Ramukumba Khathu 16 Jul 2019

We need a gear shift to support our youth and their future marketplace opportunities
We need a gear shift to support our youth and their future marketplace opportunitiesArticle

With South Africa's unemployment rate reaching 27.6% in the first quarter of 2019, worryingly approaching a 15-year high, it is important for corporate South Africa to assist in creating a pool of skills that will not only address today's workforce requirements, but those of tomorrow...

Dineo Molefe 11 Jul 2019

Distell, Separation at Source launch Khayelitsha-based recycling programme
Distell, Separation at Source launch Khayelitsha-based recycling programmeArticle

Distell, in partnership with waste beneficiation and implementation partner, Separation at Source (S@S), launched GreenUp, a recycling programme based in Khayelitsha in the Western Cape, during the recent ninth annual Sustainability Week...

1 Jul 2019

Free 5G training for ICT postgrads
Free 5G training for ICT postgradsArticle

Huawei South Africa has launched a free 5G training course for ICT postgraduates at two Gauteng universities, with plans to expand the programme across the country...

4 Jun 2019

How over-regulation, lack of understanding cause poverty and lack of transformation
How over-regulation, lack of understanding cause poverty and lack of transformationArticle

The DAFF recently published amended regulations for Act 36 of 1947 for comment. Should these amendments be enacted, the impact on food security and the sustainability of the entire livestock value chain, especially small-scale stockholders, will be severely impacted...

Peter Oberem 23 May 2019

Arts & Culture Trust launches 25th anniversary fundraising campaign
Arts & Culture Trust launches 25th anniversary fundraising campaignArticle

To mark the 25 years since it was established, the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) has launched the 25 Million Reasons to Give campaign. The fundraising campaign aims to encourage investors to help it raise R25m for the arts...

16 May 2019

BCW Africa is PRISM African Network of the Year.
BCW Africa is PRISM African Network of the YearArticle

BCW Africa named African Network of the Year by the PRISM Awards for the fourth consecutive year and chairman and CEO, Robyn de Villiers, wins Lifetime Achievement Award...

16 Apr 2019

Professor Makgopa Tshehla
Can South Africa learn lessons from the mega mistakes of Eskom's mega projects?Article

Kusile and Medupi power stations continue to come under fire as poorly managed and ill-designed, remaining years behind completion dates amidst drastically rising costs that now stand at R300bn...

Makgopa Tshehla 15 Apr 2019

Cotton On Group expands into Botswana
Cotton On Group expands into BotswanaArticle

Fashion retailer Cotton On Group opened its first store in Botswana recently. The store includes Group brands Cotton On, Rubi, Cotton On Body and Cotton On Kids...

9 Apr 2019

Giba Communal Property Association signs partnership agreement with private investor
Giba Communal Property Association signs partnership agreement with private investorArticle

Facilitated through Vumelana Advisory Funds' community-private partnership model, the Giba Communal Property Association (CPA) has signed off 127 hectares for two lease agreements with private investor W van R Schmidt...

4 Apr 2019

Europlaw Group expands operations to Kenya and countries of East Africa Community
Europlaw Group expands operations to Kenya and countries of East Africa CommunityArticle

Europlaw Group has made a business decision to expand their cross-border operations by opening offices in Nairobi, Kenya, and also covering the countries of the East Africa Community...

Issued by Europlaw 2 Apr 2019

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Canada shows interest in mining investmentArticle

Regulatory uncertainty, lack of policy cohesion, infrastructural constraints and, in some instances, politics across Africa are clearly seen as deterrents, but there is great potential to attract investment if these issues can be addressed.

1 Apr 2019

Wind turbines signal revitalisation of green tech SEZ
Wind turbines signal revitalisation of green tech SEZArticle

The wind turbine tower sections for the 140MW Kangnas Wind Farm are being manufactured at Atlantis om Cape Town's West Coast...

7 Mar 2019

Hallmark International has merged with Europlaw Group (UK) Ltd now operating as Europlaw International
Hallmark International has merged with Europlaw Group (UK) Ltd now operating as Europlaw InternationalArticle

Hallmark International, which conducts business in the United Kingdom with branches in Europe, Africa and Russia, has merged their complete operations with Europlaw Group (UK) Limited...

Issued by Europlaw 19 Feb 2019

How to prepare leaders of tomorrow, today
How to prepare leaders of tomorrow, todayArticle

"Our greatest challenge is to create jobs for the unemployed of today, while preparing workers for the jobs of tomorrow." President Cyril Ramaphosa's 2019 SONA speech...

Issued by TSIBA 12 Feb 2019

Scan Display scoops four local exhibition industry awards
Scan Display scoops four local exhibition industry awardsArticle

Scan Display was recognised by local exhibition industry associations, AAXO and EXSA, at their combined awards evening at Montecasino last week...

Issued by Scan Display 4 Feb 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Call for comment on draft regulations for Employment of Foreign Nationals
#RecruitmentFocus: Call for comment on draft regulations for Employment of Foreign NationalsArticle

Towards the end of 2018, discussions arose around the impending implementation of Section 8 of the Employment Services Act pertaining to the employment of foreign nationals...

10 Jan 2019

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Food security: Africa should be the answerArticle

The focus that agriculture currently enjoys is a golden opportunity for science and skills transfer to position Africa as the solution to the food security conundrum, argues Peter Oberem...

Peter Oberem 28 Nov 2018

Africa's business revolution
Africa's business revolutionArticle

A new book by McKinsey confirms that Africa is poised for economic acceleration, akin to the Asian boom...

22 Nov 2018

Real Bicycle Co. aims to re-shore bicycle design and assembly
Real Bicycle Co. aims to re-shore bicycle design and assemblyArticle

Real Bicycle Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of not-for-profit organisation Qhubeka, has moved from perfecting its first locally-produced commuter bicycle prototype to full-scale production...

1 Nov 2018

Fasa signs MoU with Small Business Institute
Fasa signs MoU with Small Business InstituteArticle

The Franchise Association of South Africa has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Small Business Institute...

26 Oct 2018

How 4IR will benefit South Africa (Part 1)
How 4IR will benefit South Africa (Part 1)Article

South Africa, Africa and the rest of the world is in the middle of the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

Alan Knott-Craig 19 Oct 2018

Phase two of Lesotho Highlands Water Project set to start this November
Phase two of Lesotho Highlands Water Project set to start this NovemberArticle

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has awarded the first construction contract in phase two of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project to Sinohydro SA/Nthane Brothers Joint Venture...

16 Oct 2018

Road extends life of Leeuwpan mine
Road extends life of Leeuwpan mineArticle

A new road has extended the life of Exxaro's Leeuwpan Coal Mine situated near Delmas, Mpumalanga, by providing access to further coal reserves...

4 Oct 2018

Turning around the failure of South Africa's land reform projects
Turning around the failure of South Africa's land reform projectsArticle

Cyril Nhlanhla Mbatha of Unisa SBL outlines some key production and marketing strategies to be considered for emerging black smallholders...

Cyril Nhlanhla Mbatha 1 Oct 2018

Dirco Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu
China, Africa aspire to reach new milestonesArticle

The quest for industrialisation, skills development, FDI in manufacturing, beneficiation, agro-processing and skills transfer programmes will provide ample opportunity for advancing the interests of the two regions...

3 Sep 2018

Sovereign Foods, Cultiver enter BEE empowerment deal
Sovereign Foods, Cultiver enter BEE empowerment dealArticle

Sovereign said Cultiver can potentially realise a turnover of R659m over the next ten years. This, in turn, will set Cultiver on a path to become one of South Africa's largest 100% black-owned poultry hatching and rearing operations...

30 Aug 2018

SA, Russia seek ways to preserve platinum value
SA, Russia seek ways to preserve platinum valueArticle

South Africa and Russia have discussed various options to preserve the value of platinum, says Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe...

25 Jul 2018

Strong China-SA ties opens up FDI, economic growth and job creation
Strong China-SA ties opens up FDI, economic growth and job creationArticle

Investment is a core facilitator of economic growth. From the developed to the developing world, increases in investments have immediate knock-on effects for GDP growth and socio-economic development...

Lyndsay van der Berg 19 Jul 2018

AGOA must support AfCFTA
AGOA must support AfCFTAArticle

Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) remains critical in developing regional value chains in Africa and in support of AfCFTA...

16 Jul 2018

Elza Syarief Law Office Advocates entered into joint venture with Europlaw Group
Elza Syarief Law Office Advocates entered into joint venture with Europlaw GroupArticle

Elza Syarief Law Office Advocates & Legal Consultant, operating mostly in Jakarta, Indonesia, entered into a formal mutual strategic association agreement with Europlaw Group on 2 July...

Issued by Europlaw 11 Jul 2018

ACSA helps disadvantaged airport communities take flight
ACSA helps disadvantaged airport communities take flightArticle

ACSA, looking to drive social upliftment within the poverty nodes surrounding its nine airports, has invested heavily in supporting disadvantaged individuals from these communities...

Sindy Peters 3 Jul 2018

SA heads to India on pharmaceutical investment drive
SA heads to India on pharmaceutical investment driveArticle

Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe is in India this week where he is leading a delegation to attract investment in the pharmaceutical sector...

25 Jun 2018

Construction is leaving a legacy of destruction - it's time to address the mess
Construction is leaving a legacy of destruction - it's time to address the messArticle

Construction contributes to job growth in South Africa, and plays a significant role in informal sector employment, but the full socio-economic impact...

Janine Espin 4 Jun 2018

#AfricaMonth: Africa communications is rising too
#AfricaMonth: Africa communications is rising tooArticle

There are six main reasons for the rise of Africa as an investment destination and each of them has an impact on the practice of effective communications across the continent...

Robyn de Villiers 30 May 2018

ISCC Group entered into joint venture with Europlaw Group
ISCC Group entered into joint venture with Europlaw GroupArticle

Ithuba Savings Credit Corp Limited representing ISCC Group, conducting business mainly in Indonesia and Germany agreed to enter into a formal mutual business collaboration of appointing Europlaw Group as its legal and accounting team for their group of companies internationally...

Issued by Europlaw 18 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: The power of smart technology in Africa
#AfricaMonth: The power of smart technology in AfricaArticle

People across Africa face considerable challenges - many of them existential. But, without the right devices, connectivity, and skills, those who badly need their problems solved often can't access available solutions...

Greg Morris 8 May 2018

Phumelela Sports partners with Levergy
Phumelela Sports partners with LevergyArticle

Newly formed and 100% black-owned sports agency Phumelela Sports Management (PSM) has agreed a skills transfer, mentorship and supplier agreement with leading sport and entertainment marketing agency Levergy...

Issued by Levergy 7 May 2018

KZN small business achievers saluted for their contribution to the local economy
KZN small business achievers saluted for their contribution to the local economyArticle

The entrepreneurial spirit and tenacity of small business leaders in KwaZulu-Natal was celebrated at the 2018 Business Achievers Awards gala ceremony in Durban...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 10 Apr 2018

Aquaculture skills in the spotlight
Aquaculture skills in the spotlightArticle

A skills inventory and needs analysis for the aquaculture sector has revealed an urgent need for both generic skills and aquaculture-specific technical skills to better equip workers and farmers in taking the industry forward...

27 Mar 2018

Serve others and the money will follow, says entrepreneur Pontsho Manzi
Serve others and the money will follow, says entrepreneur Pontsho ManziArticle

Pontsho Manzi, managing director of Botlhokwa Group, is a businesswoman with the Midas touch...

Sindy Peters 26 Mar 2018

Loyiso and the team he attended the LeaderSurf programme with.
Paddle. Catch a wave. Stand. Surf. (Part 2)Article

This is a continuation of feedback from Loyiso Twala, an FCB creative sent to LeaderSurf as part of FCB Joburg's skills transfer and training programme...

Loyiso "The Victor" Twala 9 Mar 2018

Radebe nails down date for signing renewables deal
Radebe nails down date for signing renewables dealArticle

Energy minister, Jeff Radebe, said the renewable energy projects that have been on hold for two years will be signed next week...

9 Mar 2018

Franchising sector heeds Ramaphosa's call to encourage entrepreneurship, job creation
Franchising sector heeds Ramaphosa's call to encourage entrepreneurship, job creationArticle

The SONA speech by President Cyril Ramaphosa and his commitment to supporting small business and entrepreneurship has been welcomed by FASA chairman Tony Da Fonseca...

5 Mar 2018

Riccardo Temmers, CDC acting executive manager,
Centre of Excellence
Lack of stakeholder consultation dominates Energy IndabaArticle

Dominating the public discourse at the DoE's Energy Indaba was the department's failure to extensively consult with relevant stakeholders in the energy sector...

Riccardo Temmers 15 Dec 2017

Township and rural economies to change the development narrative
Township and rural economies to change the development narrativeArticle

The face of township and rural economies where unemployment, poverty and inequality are still rampant is fast changing, thanks to a successful public-private partnership which recognises the potential for emerging enterprises to contribute towards job creation and the mainstream economy.

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 15 Nov 2017

Harnessing design thinking to drive entrepreneurial impact, innovation
Harnessing design thinking to drive entrepreneurial impact, innovationArticle

The lifespans of companies are fast becoming shorter. Uncertainty reigns. The only way to change and to shift into new spaces, is to develop strong cultures of innovation...

Gilbert Saggia 19 Oct 2017

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Bringing innovation into mushroom farmingArticle

Increased seed hybridisation has been a core element of modernised farming, known as smart farming. Mushroom production has benefited immensely from these streamlined methods...

Leroy Dzenga 6 Oct 2017

Caterpillar to invest more than R1bn in Southern Africa in next decade
Caterpillar to invest more than R1bn in Southern Africa in next decadeArticle

US construction vehicle maker Caterpillar will spend R1.3bn over the next 10 years on South African enterprise and supplier development...

Mark Allix 6 Oct 2017

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