Madibaz cricket coach’s career comes full circle
Experienced coach Garth Anderson has a burning ambition to guide the Madibaz to the upper echelons of university cricket after being appointed as the new Nelson Mandela University mentor. The journey to Gqeberha completes a round trip back to his roots for the 40-year-old former player, who represented the... Read more
Boardwalk Mall wins shopping centre retail development & design award
Boardwalk Mall in Summerstrand, Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, Gqeberha, Eastern Cape, – recently won the refurbishment/expansion category of the SACSC Retail Design & Development Awards (RDDA) 2023. A major development by Flanagan & Gerard Group and Emfuleni Resorts, a subsidiary of Sun International, Boardwalk Mall is the extension and... Read more
Small and medium enterprises (SME) are described as the engine of an economy. According to the World Bank, SMEs represent 90% of businesses and account for more than 50% of employment worldwide. However, small businesses often encounter challenges which impede growth or fail due to the lack of business... Read more
Business, government need to work together to change SA says BLSA CEO
Business and government need to work together to address some of the urgent challenges facing South Africa to spur the country towards a sustainable growth path, says Busisiwe Mavuso, the CEO of Business Leadership South Africa. Mavuso delivered her keynote address at the Chamber’s Annual Ladies Breakfast event today... Read more
Coega, GCIS empower 120 matriculants
The Coega Development Corporation (Coega) in partnership with the Government Communication and Information  System (GCIS), this week, hosted a Women’s Empowerment Expo at the Coega Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Park Auditorium to inform and empower young women before they embark on further education, training and/or entrepreneurship. The event formed... Read more
Double shift power outage costs Struandale businesses millions
A 14-hour power outage has cost businesses operating in Struandale millions of rands in lost manufacturing time and is severely compromising their ability to achieve production targets.     The unplanned power outage on the Chatty/Swartkops 132 kV circuit breaker is the 43rd to hit the industrial areas of the metro... Read more
Singaphi Street upgrade still benefits New Brighton community
The upgrading of Singaphi Street in New Brighton may have been completed five years ago, but the infrastructure is still in good shape and continues to make a difference in the life of the community, New Brighton community leaders told the Mandela Bay Development Agency (MBDA) this week. As... Read more
Coega wins at African Business Awards
 The Coega Development Corporation takes immense pride in announcing its distinguished recognition at the esteemed African Business Awards 2023, held last week at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton,  north of Johannesburg. Amongst a gathering of industry leaders and innovators, Coega emerged triumphant, securing the highly esteemed Skills Training and... Read more
Hyundai dealership roars into sleek, green building
The latest addition to the vibrant motoring hub on and around William Moffett Expressway in Gqeberha is not only aesthetically pleasing but a monument to sustainability. With built-in water harvesting and 110 solar panels to power the 2 700m² property and feed electricity back into the grid, the new Hyundai... Read more
Niels Wichmann appointed as the new Head of Volkswagen Brand
Niels Wichmann has been appointed as the new Head of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars Brand effective 1 August 2023. Wichmann replaces Steffen Knapp who has been appointed as the brand head of Volkswagen Taiwan. Wichmann, 51, joins Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) from Volkswagen’s headquarters in Wolfsburg where he... Read more
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