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Empowerment Zone with Miranda Lusiba

Empowerment Zone with Miranda Lusiba

#EntrepreneurshipIssues: Collaboration is vital for Small Businesses The COVID-19 period has taught me a lot about the importance of collaboration. I’ve always valued teamwork when I was still employed; but noticed that because most of us SMMEs that are ‘one-man shows’ – we tend to prefer to work in silos.  This silo mentality I find is caused mainly by lack […]

The State of Procurement in SA and opportunity for digital solutions

The State of Procurement in SA and opportunity for digital solutions

A good number of South African companies find themselves in a fairly precarious position when it comes to procurement because they have yet to properly integrate their basic processes and their weaknesses have come to be more evident during this time that limits peoples’ movement and physical contact.  The advent of the global Covid-19 pandemic has changed almost every business process and for procurement, it has exposed the need […]

The mistakes I made with money, Miranda Lusiba

The mistakes I made with money, Miranda Lusiba

*Financial Literacy Issues: In my introductory column early last month, I mentioned that I chose financial literacy as one of my empowerment topics because of the basic knowledge that I learnt about finances when I worked at Absa. I also did confess that I do not claim to be an expert in financial management topics, […]

PR agencies need to be agile , Miranda Lusiba

PR agencies need to be agile , Miranda Lusiba

PR Force to be reckoned with – Determined to survive during and post COVID-19 A recent survey conducted by the Centre for Development and Enterprise has determined that there are at least over five million micro and small businesses in South Africa, many of which are located in the informal sector. It is a known […]

Afrovation Group answers the call to nurture a small, yet capable army of women in ICT

Afrovation Group answers the call to nurture a small, yet capable army of women in ICT

The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has – in the recent past – said that South Africa needs a “capable army” that includes women that can contribute to and benefit from the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). She added that government has realised that in order to derive an effective economic spin-off from […]

Hot new soft drinks from MoFaya

Hot new soft drinks from MoFaya

A hot new range of 12 soft drink products from MoFaya has hit the South African market – featuring fresh new flavours and a sparkling use of kasi lingo in the product names. MoFaya, a black-owned beverage company in South Africa, has gained considerable ground in the African market since launching five years ago, and […]

Potchefstroom ready to host U16 Standard Bank RPC Week 2020

Potchefstroom ready to host U16 Standard Bank RPC Week 2020

Standard Bank will be hosting the annual RPC National U16 Week 2020 in Potchefstroom, North West from the 22-27 March. The Standard Bank RPC programme continues to support – growth and development cricket in the country ensuring that young cricketers are provided with quality facilities and training programmes. David Mokopanele, Mass Participation Manager at Cricket […]

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