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Lidya raises $6.9 million in Omidyar Network investment fund
Lidya, the digital financial services platform focused on improving...
AfDB and Korea launch the Korea-Africa energy investment facility
The Government of Korea and the African Development Bank...
Korea announces $5-billion financial package for Africa
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World Leaders on Facebook reveals that Botswana Government has busiest page
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IDC officially opens new Emalahleni Office in Mpumalanga
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has officially opened its...
Telecom Egypt secures $200 million Afreximbank financing for ICT infrastructure
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will commit up to...
Ecsponent to invest ZAR400 million into venture capital company Capitis
Ecsponent Limited today, 23 May 2018, announced a transaction...
East African Banks dominate 2018 African Banker Awards
Winners of the 2018 African Banker Awards (AfricanBankerAwards.com) have...
Regional cooperation, structural reforms key to Africa’s economic transformation
Africa’s development agenda must focus on the socio-cultural and...
Facebook officially launches first hub facility in Africa
Facebook today, 22 May 2018, unveiled NG_Hub in Lagos,...

Small Business

Top 5 small business wishlist for 2018 SA Budget Speech

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Top 5 small business wishlist for 2018 SA Budget Speech

On 21 February 2018, South African Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba’s Budget Speech for 2018/9 will outline the country’s economic growth strategy for the year to come. Small and Medium Businesses, feeling the pressure of a tight economy, will be hoping to see initiatives from government to support entrepreneurs and enable enterprises to thrive. Here are a

Xero unveils State of Small Business Technology Adoption research

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Xero unveils State of Small Business Technology Adoption research

New research reveals South African small businesses are at risk of being left behind if they don’t adopt new technologies. The research from accounting software firm Xero, conducted in partnership with World Wide Worx (WWW) shows that...

DNA Brand Architects scoops 3 South African Small Business Awards

Monday, November 13th, 2017

DNA Brand Architects scoops 3 South African Small Business Awards

DNA Brand Architects, a Marketing and Brand Communications Agency, walked away with 3 honours at the 2017 instalment of the SA Small Business Awards by the National Small Business Chamber (NSBC).   The awards ceremony is an...

SMEs process card payments via iKhokha

Monday, May 9th, 2016

SMEs process card payments via iKhokha

A partnership between home-grown fintech-preneurs and one of South Africa’s largest discount retailers is set to help small businesses by allowing them to transform their phone into a secure mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) terminal. They will...

To The Point live workshop to focus on SME sales skills

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

To The Point live workshop to focus on SME sales skills

Property Point, a Growthpoint Properties initiative, is hosting a To The Point live workshop focusing on developing sales skills within small businesses. Aimed at assisting entrepreneurs and SMEs, the Sales Strategies workshop will take place at the...

Entrepreneurs in Education sector grows to meet demand

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Entrepreneurs in Education sector grows to meet demand

South Africa is eager to find solutions to the current problems that face the education sector ranging from lack of adequate schooling and accommodation facilities to a declining matric pass rate. According to Business Partners Limited (BUSINESS/PARTNERS),...

SA’s labour laws limits SME talent

Monday, November 18th, 2013

SA’s labour laws limits SME talent

South Africa’s tax and labour laws are preventing the country from fostering entrepreneurial talent, with the result that opportunities to create new jobs are being significantly limited. This is according to Andrew Brown, Director at The Daily...

Microsoft unveils online hub for SA’s SMEs

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Microsoft unveils online hub for SA’s SMEs

Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner on 5 November 2013, unveiled an online hub that will give South African small and midsize enterprises (SMEs) access to a range of free products and services from Microsoft and other...