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Premier launches R300m job- creation fund

KWAZULU-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has called for the province’s entrepreneurs to step up the production of goods in townships and villages, both for the...

Praise for sugar giant’s support of small-scale growers

AGRICULTURE, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza has praised sugar heavyweight Illovo South Africa for the successful culmination of its Small-Scale Grower...

SMEs urged to go solar to minimise power pricing and supply threats

THE electricity sector has been in the spotlight recently with the impact of a 15.62% increase in electricity tariffs and frequent power interruptions. Against this...

Govt ‘buy local’ campaign good news for SME sector

During the recent announcement in Parliament of the government’s “buy local” campaign, Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel warned that the country’s...

R1.5m youth infrastructure innovation contest open for entries

THE Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) recently announced the launch of the second edition of its Youth Challenge, a competition aimed at harnessing...

Municipality opens multi-million rand automotive hub

TRADING conditions for 33 informal traders and entrepreneurs who were previously operating under makeshift stalls have been transformed for the better following the official...

Bank makes it easy for SMEs and customers to update their data

 AS data privacy and protection continue to gain prominence globally, FNB has launched innovative tools enabling individual and business customers to manage and update...

Agri-park incubator for Durban’s Outer West

A farm in Cato Ridge in Durban’s Outer West is to be developed into an agri-park incubator as part of an eThekwini Municipality plan...

SME financing: know your options

DESPITE the recent easing of certain lockdown restrictions, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have been under pressure for some time due to a sluggish...

Hey brew, score R1.3m for your idea to solve a social problem

APPLICATIONS for the 11th annual SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards and 6th annual Disability Empowerment Awards are open for entry and eligible entrepreneurs have...

SME financing: know your options

DESPITE the recent easing of certain lockdown restrictions, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have been under pressure for some time due to a sluggish...

Millions for promising social innovators

MEAT Naturally and Agricool Finance were awarded joint first place in the SAB Foundation’s 10th Annual Social Innovation Awards, while Leafline Washable Sanitary Wear...

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Freight body ‘dismayed’ as cyber-attack cripples ports

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has voiced its dismay and grave concern at the recent cyber-attack on Transnet which caused crippling delays and disruptions...

Insurer pledges R10 million to rebuild SMEs following riots

OLD Mutual Insure says it is working around the clock to finalise looting-related claims – which it is mandated to handle on behalf of...

Big rebrand for top civils stable of companies

OSBORN Engineered Products, a leading manufacturer of specialised equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing and concrete production has unified under the new global...

N3 upgrades on track says roads agency

CONSTRUCTION work on the upgrade of N3 from the Cato Ridge Interchange to the northern end of the Dardanelles Cutting started on 14 April...

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Freight body ‘dismayed’ as cyber-attack cripples ports

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has voiced its dismay and grave concern at the recent cyber-attack on Transnet which caused crippling delays and disruptions...

Insurer pledges R10 million to rebuild SMEs following riots

OLD Mutual Insure says it is working around the clock to finalise looting-related claims – which it is mandated to handle on behalf of...

Big rebrand for top civils stable of companies

OSBORN Engineered Products, a leading manufacturer of specialised equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing and concrete production has unified under the new global...

N3 upgrades on track says roads agency

CONSTRUCTION work on the upgrade of N3 from the Cato Ridge Interchange to the northern end of the Dardanelles Cutting started on 14 April...