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Improving your business and boosting your bottom line does...
Denel Group CFO Odwa Mhlwana placed on special leave due to misconduct
The Denel Board of Directors has put the Group...
South African Business Leaders to gather at Vision 2030 Summit
The nation’s premiere platform for addressing the National Development...
BRICS Think Tanks Council proposes new platform to solve renewable energy challenges
Though renewable energy solutions have become less costly than...
Plan to transform South Africa’s construction sector ready for approval
South African National Roads Agency (SOC) (SANRAL) final version...
Black Woman owned Experiential Marketing Company taps into Africa’s petroleum sector
Tshepiso Sello is a young South African businesswoman who,...
Inter-generational partnership for economic growth remains key for SA youth
Genius and wisdom are not bound by age, race,...
e-Commerce retailers grew South African technical consumer market by 52% in 2017
E-commerce retailers grew their share of the South African...
AWIEF announces 2018 Award Judges
The panel consists of high-profile professionals and thought leaders selected...
#YouthDay: Vusi Thembekwayo shares funding techniques for entrepreneurs
As South Africans commemorated #YouthDay today, 16 June 2018,...
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  • Improving your business and boosting your bottom line does not always require a dramatic new strategy. Business experts on the advisory board of SA’s leading small business platform, the annual Small Business Expo, Business Services Expo and #BuyaBusiness Expo recommend these simple moves for instant business benefits: Get modern business tools Nokwazi Mzobe, Matoyana Business […]

  • The Denel Board of Directors has put the Group Chief Financial Officer (GCFO), Odwa Mhlwana, on special leave pending a disciplinary process into serious allegations of misconduct against him. The Board has taken this step for purposes of creating a conducive environment that will allow for the commencement of a verification process in respect of […]

  • The nation’s premiere platform for addressing the National Development Plan (NDP), the Vision 2030 Summit, takes off on 20 and 21 June 2018 at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni, South Africa. As the ultimate arena for contributors from every sector, the 2018 edition of this world-class Summit sees private sectors, public sectors and civil society organisations join […]

  • Though renewable energy solutions have become less costly than coal, electricity generation in developing countries like South Africa remains coal-based. This was one of the critical talking points which arose during the panel on Energy Research at the 10th BRICS Academic Forum held recently  in Sandton, Joahnnesburg. The question around coal-production costs comes at a particularly […]

  • 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 […]

  • Tshepiso Sello is a young South African businesswoman who, in her own words, has jazz music flowing through her veins. After graduating from University of Cape Town, she landed her first job working for the for North Sea Jazz festival (now the Cape Town International Jazz Festival) by camping outside their festival offices for two […]

  • Genius and wisdom are not bound by age, race, gender nor culture. Albert Einstein, Martin Luther King, Steve Biko, Marie Curie and Nkosi Johnson all changed the world before the age of 35, as did the youth of 1976, who fought for their right to equal education; turning the course of history in the process. […]

  • E-commerce retailers grew their share of the South African technical consumer goods market by 52% in 2017, accounting for 6.9% of total consumer spending by rand value for the year. This means they have nearly doubled their share of the market since 2015, according to research from GfK South Africa. GfK South Africa’s new report, E-commerce 360: […]

  • The panel consists of high-profile professionals and thought leaders selected from different industry sectors across the continent. AWIEF Awards is an auspicious ceremony and gala event that takes place on the 2nd evening of the AWIEF conference and serves as the platform for which awards are presented to women who have notably excelled in their respective spheres […]

  • As South Africans commemorated #YouthDay today, 16 June 2018, Vusi Thembekwayo, Global Entrepreneur, Investor, Business Speaker and Author, hosted a – How to access funding, what every Entrepreneur should know masterclass in Sandton, Johannesburg. The masterclass, which was conducted using an unconventional approach, was attended by young entrepreneurs who are seeking funding for their businesses, […]

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  • 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
  • Africa Blue Economy Forum kicks-off in London

    The African continent needs to work together on a country and regional level to put in place and, more crucially, implement a sustainable maritime governance system that will benefit the whole continent, concluded delegates at the first Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF). ABEF 2018 took place in London on 8 June, to coincide with World

    Africa Blue Economy Forum kicks-off in London
  • South African Reserve Bank to launch Nelson Mandela Centenary currency

    The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will be launching its first commemorative banknote series, in celebration of the first democratically elected president Nelson Mandela’s birth centenary.  These notes will cover all denominations – ZAR10, ZAR20, ZAR50, ZAR100 and ZAR200. As part of the celebrations, the South African Mint, a subsidiary of the SARB, will also be issuing a new commemorative circulation ZAR5 coin.

    South African Reserve Bank to launch Nelson Mandela Centenary currency
  • NIKE overtakes Samsung as the most admired brand across Africa

    The June 2018 issue of pan-African business magazine African Business features its annual listing of Africa’s most admired brands, a survey conducted by the magazine in partnership with Brand Leadership, Kantar TNS and GeoPoll.  The survey is the most comprehensive and representative brands study in Africa, a consumer led survey covering 23 countries. Using GeoPoll’s

    NIKE overtakes Samsung as the most admired brand across Africa
  • Denel welcomes debt extension

    The Board and Management of Denel SOC, confirmed that the company has been granted an extension to repay its unsecured debt that was due on 10 June 2018. The extension is on a ZAR290 million debt note that was taken up in June 2013 and ZAR400 million debt note in November 2015 and is a

    Denel welcomes debt extension

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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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