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Growth confidence is high amongst private business owners, for the 12-month and 36-month outlook,...

South African Deputy Communications Minister, Pinky Kekana officially opened the IBM Think Johannesburg event...

SqwidNet, a Sigfox IoT network operator in South Africa, has launched the second phase...

  • Growth confidence is high amongst private business owners, for the 12-month and 36-month outlook, but technology and digital skill threats loom large on the horizon. This is according to research among 722 private business owners as part of PwC’s 21st Annual Global CEO survey. Eighty-five percent of business leaders surveyed are confident about their growth […]

  • The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) announced on 19 June 2018, that it has charged disgraced former Eskom Chief Financial Officer, Anoj Singh, with misconduct following extensive period of investigation. Signh resigned from Eskom in January 2018 after being placed on suspension by the power utility in September 2017 following allegations that he […]

  • Private Equity Africa (PEA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 GP and Advisor Awards. The awards saw 26 firms collect the much coveted accolades at the 7th Annual PEA Awards Gala Dinner hosted at London’s prestigious Langham hotel on 12th June, which attracted over 200 industry professionals. The recipient of this year’s […]

  • Further to the announcement released on Thursday 14 June 2018 advising of the tragic loss of five employees who passed away after entering an area at its Kloof Ikamva mine that is not currently mined, on 11 June 2018, Sibanye-Stillwater wishes to provide an update on safety at its operations. Sibanye-Stillwater has recently experienced a […]

  • FNB has set its sights on growing women owned and led businesses in South Africa, a commitment that has seen the bank enter into partnerships to facilitate mentorship for some of the most promising enterprises. The bank has a good foundation to build on, as 38% of all new business accounts opened with FNB Business […]

  • South African Deputy Communications Minister, Pinky Kekana officially opened the IBM Think Johannesburg event today, 20 June 2018 at the Kyalami Race Track. Kekana began her address by thanking the current IBM South Africa Country General Manager, Hamilton Ratshefola and his team for inviting the South African Government to the event. The IBM Think Johannesburg, […]

  • South African Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene recently visited Volkswagen Group South Africa in Uitenhage to see the operations of one of the automotive manufacturers in South Africa. Volkswagen has been a popular passenger manufacturer in South Africa. Volkswagen’s Uitenhage plant will produce about 137 000 Polos and Polo Vivos this year with over 80 […]

  • SqwidNet, a Sigfox IoT network operator in South Africa, has launched the second phase of the SA IoT University Challenge with a webinar introducing the eleven finalists to the Sigfox network and giving them training on how to use the development kits they have received. The programme, which was launched earlier this year, is aimed […]

  • Woolworths has announced that it is joining forces with national non-profit organisation (NPO), FoodForward SA to increase access to food across the country. The new partnership, which includes a ZAR3 million commitment over the next three years, will focus on increasing the organisation’s capacity to re-distribute the edible, surplus food it collects from producers, manufacturers, […]

  • It was a big week for global monetary policy. The three main central banks met to decide on interest rates, and as usual the impacts are felt far and wide, very much including South Africa. With our large, open and liquid financial markets, decisions made in the world’s financial capitals influence the returns of local […]

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  • SAICA charges former Eskom CFO Anoj Singh with misconduct

    The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) announced on 19 June 2018, that it has charged disgraced former Eskom Chief Financial Officer, Anoj Singh, with misconduct following extensive period of investigation. Signh resigned from Eskom in January 2018 after being placed on suspension by the power utility in September 2017 following allegations that he

    SAICA charges former Eskom CFO Anoj Singh with misconduct
  • Private Equity Africa Awards 2018 winners announced

    Private Equity Africa (PEA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 GP and Advisor Awards. The awards saw 26 firms collect the much coveted accolades at the 7th Annual PEA Awards Gala Dinner hosted at London’s prestigious Langham hotel on 12th June, which attracted over 200 industry professionals. The recipient of this year’s

    Private Equity Africa Awards 2018 winners announced
  • FNB focuses on growing female entrepreneurs in South Africa

    FNB has set its sights on growing women owned and led businesses in South Africa, a commitment that has seen the bank enter into partnerships to facilitate mentorship for some of the most promising enterprises. The bank has a good foundation to build on, as 38% of all new business accounts opened with FNB Business

    FNB focuses on growing female entrepreneurs in South Africa
  • Global financial capital decisions influence returns for local investors

    It was a big week for global monetary policy. The three main central banks met to decide on interest rates, and as usual the impacts are felt far and wide, very much including South Africa. With our large, open and liquid financial markets, decisions made in the world’s financial capitals influence the returns of local

    Global financial capital decisions influence returns for local investors
  • Plan to transform South Africa’s construction sector ready for approval

    South African National Roads Agency (SOC) (SANRAL) final version of the transformation policy that intends to reshape the construction and engineering sectors will now be submitted to the National Cabinet for approval. When implemented the new policy will set clearly-defined targets for the participation of black contractors, suppliers and professionals in all projects and procurement

    Plan to transform South Africa’s construction sector ready for approval
  • AFIG Funds CEO gets 2018 Africa Private Equity Outstanding Leadership Award

    Private Equity Africa (PEA) awarded Papa Ndiaye, AFIG Funds Chief Executive Officer, the 2018 Outstanding Leadership Award at a ceremony held in London Tuesday night. PEA is the pre-eminent magazine on Private Equity in Africa. It is in recognition of PE professionals who have helped shape the industry. “It is quite an honor to be

    AFIG Funds CEO gets 2018 Africa Private Equity Outstanding Leadership Award

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  • Agility, a global logistics provider, has leased warehouse space in the Agility Warehouse Park in Ghana to Cummins for a new West African Distribution Center. Many firms operating on the continent are experiencing shortages of professional industrial space. The...

  • The first Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) (www.ABEF2018.com) is to be held in London on 7 to 8 June 2018, to coincide with World Oceans Day. More than 150 delegates and speakers are expected to attend, including government ministers,...

  • Oceana, today, 12 March 2018, published a new investigative report highlighting four commercial fishing vessels that appeared to turn off their public tracking systems, potentially questionable behavior known as going dark at sea.  While this public tracking system, called the Automatic Identification...

  • During the third quarter of 2017, the total import and export container trade market experienced consistent 10% year-on-year growth, a similar result as in previous quarters, which on face value is remarkable growth. The main hallmark of South African...

  • Agility, APM Terminals, Borderless Alliance, Dole South Africa, DP World Maputo, Dube TradePort, ICTSI DRC and Walvis Bay Corridor Group are among the latest confirmed to join the pan-African trade debate at inaugural TOC in Durban. Sihle Zikalala, MEC...

  • The future state and role of the heavy haul rail network in Africa is a critical discussion if we are to increase intra-African trade. This is according to Brian Monakali, Deputy Chairman of the International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA)...

  • Oceana today released a new report highlighting unlawful fishing activities, authorized by four European countries, in the waters of The Gambia and Equatorial Guinea between April 2012 and August 2015. Using data from Global Fishing Watch, an online technology tool that...

  • The future of the heavy haul industry, a crucial cog in the global logistics chain, remains on shaky ground in light of adverse global market conditions that continue to threaten the profitability and sustainability of heavy rail operators around...

  • Railway infrastructure development is an important building block to improving trade across the Southern Africa Hinterland Territories, which comprises three landlocked countries; Malawi, Zimbabwe and Zambia. This is according to Emmanuel Ntshangase, Country Manager of Maersk Line Hinterland Territories...

  • Although South Africa’s engineering sector is making progress in attracting women in both technical and leadership roles, the journey ahead remains a long and challenging one, especially in the defence industry. According to statistics by South African NGO Women in Engineering (WomEng), women...

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