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Builders tradesmen speak highly of the programme that affords them an opportunity to fend for themselves

Builders tradesmen speak highly of the programme that affords them an opportunity to fend for themselves

The Enterprise Development Programme is an initiative founded by Builders, aimed at developing and empowering black businesses, particularly small to medium enterprises in the areas where Builders operates. This year, twenty-four tradesmen and women have been selected from various communities (targeting Gauteng) in which Builders SuperStore operates, to participate in the Builders Enterprise Development Programme […]

Heroines Awards in FS honours women who do not hog headlines

Heroines Awards in FS honours women who do not hog headlines

But in the Free State province, women will be honoured in what would be called ‘Heroines Awards’ on Saturday evening- August 26 at Ilanga Estate -Mangaung, the first of its kind in the province. “The aim is to celebrate these women who are working tirelessly to improve the lives of many people in their communities […]

SAA asked for R10bn recapitalisation

SAA asked for R10bn recapitalisation

The request supports the assessment that the board of the struggling state-owned airline made of its future funding requirements. The airline is dependent on a R19bn state guarantee to remain operational. The question of SAA’s recapitalisation is under review by the Treasury and is expected to be addressed when Gigaba tables the medium-term budget policy […]

MTN Women in ICT awards entries now open

MTN Women in ICT awards entries now open

ADVERTORIAL The second annual MTN Women in ICT-Partnership for Change Awards has opened entries for women and school female scholars to enter the awards. The initiative seeks to accelerate women’s participation in the ICT sector by celebrating and rewarding women professionals who have made a significant contribution to the growth and development of the ICT […]

No to retrenchment says African Bank

No to retrenchment says African Bank

This was confirmed by the bank on Thursday, following the decision to discontinue with the Section 189A. African Bank chief executive, Brian Riley, said as a result of the high number of workers accepting voluntary severance and retirement packages, the bank no longer needed to continue with the retrenchment phase. “The necessary reduction in staff […]

Black owned AVATAR secures deal with Chevron

Black owned AVATAR secures deal with Chevron

In addition to partnering with the business of the oil major, the agency has secured access to funding from Chevron South Africa to expand its business. Chevron South Africa’s executive chairman Shashi Rabbipal said in a statement that interest-free unsecured financing has been provided to AVATAR as part of its Enterprise and Supplier Development (E&SD) […]

Heineken’s latest media campaign targets irresponsible drinking

Heineken’s latest media campaign targets irresponsible drinking

In doing this while using its flagship brand Heineken®, Heineken® South Africa hopes to galvanize consumers towards responsible behaviour change when it comes to drinking and driving by committing at least 20% of Heineken®’s annual media budget spend to the campaign. EHR will be rolled out across multiple traditional and non-traditional platforms including television, print […]

No selling of live chickens will be devastating for mama Gift

No selling of live chickens will be devastating for mama Gift

This follows the outbreak of what is called ‘pathogenic avian influenza H5N8’ or bird flu in Mpumalanga this week. As a result, no live chickens will be permitted to be sold and the hardest hit will be in locations and townships, were live chickens are sold for livelihood. Gift Moferefere, who sells live chickens in […]

Absa approaches High Court on PP’s bail-out report

Absa approaches High Court on PP’s bail-out report

This follows this weeks claims that the bank owes R1.125bn for its role in the early 1990s Bankorp bail out. On Monday PP Busisiwe Mkhwebane issued a final report stating Absa owed Government the money for its role. Absa immediately approached the High Court to fight Mkhwebane’s claim. “This is due to numerous misrepresentations and […]

MTN SA beefs up executive team

MTN SA beefs up executive team

Enzo Scarcella, Chief Operations Officer: MTN SA commented: “We are pleased and emboldened by the calibre of people we are bringing on board to bolster our management team. These appointments give credence to the veracity of our succession planning. Our new operations management line-up will ensure that MTN has the operations executive team in place […]