Author Archives: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

50 Years On, NAFCOC Says SA Needs A Speedy Transformation of the Economy

As President of the National African Federated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NAFCOC) Rev Joe Hlongwane, calls for a ‘speedy transformation of the economy. read more

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“Africa Must Become A Permanent Member Of UN Security Council” – Zuma

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‘Retail Capital’ Aims To Support Small Businesses in South Africa

As the latest South African business studies attest, the country’s businesses have a great failure rate compared to other countries. read more

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Makgona Tsohle Band Led The Way For Mbaqanga Music To Be Born

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Dark City Sisters, A Lesson In Music Innovation

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Ster-Kinekor’s Digital Conversion of Its Sites Completed

Ster-Kinekor Theatres this week announced that it has finished the digital conversion of all of its sites (more than 400 cinema screens) around South Africa. read more

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SA banking culture is developing fast

News that South Africa’s banking population is soaring must be most welcomed by the sectors interested in the economic development of the country – for job creation and poverty eradication purposes. read more

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SA: Design Indaba Expo 2014 Emerging Creatives Programme Registration Is Still Open

There’s is now less than one month remaining to submit your work to be part of the Design Indaba Expo 2014 Emerging Creatives Programme, organisers are reminding. read more

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Nigeria’s ICT Industry To Continue Receiving Support From IBM

The Nigerian ICT sector is building for the future. read more

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Millions Still Battling To Overcome Poverty In Africa

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South Africa Investing More On Producing Graduates Of Tomorrow

“The world can only prosper if there are dedicated efforts to invest in the youth.” these are the words of President Jacob Zuma, speaking earlier this year at the Commonwealth Conference on Education and Training of Youth Workers.

According to the South African Graduate Recruiters Association 2013 survey, employers continue to strive for new and engaging ways to interact with students in an effort to create a dialogue with students and to help them understand the opportunities on offer. read more

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Africa Business Talks To Raizcorp

Raizcorp is Africa’s only unfunded for-profit business incubator model, which provides full-service business support programmes that guide entrepreneurs to profitability. Drawing on the best practices of business incubator models, worldwide, Raizcorp has created “Prosperation™” – its own unique, world-renowned model of business incubation. Raizcorp works with entrepreneurs, corporates and governments around the globe in order to support entrepreneurial development strategies and initiatives. read more

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Skills Development A Key Area For A Successful ICT Sector In SA

“It is really about people development. In the economy today people are under extreme pressure to perform, to add value and to retain their positions within ever-competitive business environments. Companies can do a lot to support and reassure workers, and thereby instill a culture of growth, teamwork and productivity,” according to Tami Sussman, Chief Marketing Officer, Integr8. read more

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It’s imperative for more and more organizations to recognise the need to spread and broadcast their regular stories to media, not just in their local markets but across regions where they conduct business

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