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The importance of eliminating gender disparities in African businesses

The importance of eliminating gender disparities in African businesses

This week, I’ve decided to write another entrepreneurship story as a follow-up to last week’s one which focused on the importance of women supporting each other in business. This is because I felt that it was essential to highlight some more gender inequalities in business; but instead of focusing on the doom and gloom, rather […]

Diverse range of experts for Fertility Show Africa 2021

Diverse range of experts for Fertility Show Africa 2021

Some of the world’s leading fertility experts will be taking part in Fertility Show Africa 2021 (FSA), which returns in October with a fully interactive two-day online event that will offer participants access to a wide range of world-leading specialists, experts and clinicians. Following its hugely successful debut last year, FSA takes place on Saturday, […]

The importance of eliminating gender disparities in African businesses

The importance of eliminating gender disparities in African businesses

This week, I’ve decided to write another entrepreneurship story as a follow-up to last week’s one which focused on the importance of women supporting each other in business. This is because I felt that it was essential to highlight some more gender inequalities in business; but instead of focusing on the doom and gloom, rather […]

Ramaphosa to Address

Ramaphosa to Address

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 20h30 today, Sunday, 25 July2021, on developments in the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The President’s address will follow meetings of the National Coronavirus Command Council, the 00President’s Coordinating Council and Cabinet. As South Africa rolls out its COVID–19 vaccination programme, government and social partners are […]

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 […]

NAS and Colossal Africa to Acquire South Africa’s Largest Ground Handler – BidAir Services

NAS and Colossal Africa to Acquire South Africa’s Largest Ground Handler – BidAir Services

South Africa’s largest ground handling company, BidAir Services will be changing hands. National Aviation Services (NAS), Colossal Africa and a consortium comprised of the current executive management team have signed an agreement to acquire BidAir Services from the Bidvest Group. The closing of the acquisition is subject to fulfilling final requirements from the Airports Company of […]

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, […]

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA TO DELIVER THE EULOGY AT THE SPECIAL OFFICIAL FUNERAL OF THE LATE KING GOODWILL ZWELITHINI KABHEKUZULU

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA TO DELIVER THE EULOGY AT THE SPECIAL OFFICIAL FUNERAL OF THE LATE KING GOODWILL ZWELITHINI KABHEKUZULU

 Cyril Ramaphosa will tomorrow, Thursday, 18 March 2021, deliver the eulogy at the Special Official Funeral of the late, His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini KaBhekuzulu. His Majesty the King passed away in the early hours of Friday, 12 March 2021, after an extended illness. President Ramaphosa honoured His Majesty the King by according him a […]

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