Young entrepreneurs groomed through VWSA partnership
In the spirit of Youth month, a new generation of entrepreneurs was groomed this week, through a holiday programme offered by Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA). In partnership with the organisation Young Entrepreneurs, VWSA’s Community Trust hosted a four-day programme this week to cultivate a spirit of entrepreneurship in... Read more
Coega bullish on its BBBEE
Following amendments to Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Codes of 2013, Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is well on its way to achieving BB-BEE Level 1 from the recently obtained Level 4 status; the organisation achieved a score of 85.44 points with a BBBEE procurement recognition of 100%. “A Level... Read more
Next generation radio stars in NMB take to the air
Learners from schools across the Nelson Mandela Bay metro will be given the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in broadcast and online media through the annual Algoa FM Youth Day, which has been running since 2014. After several weeks of training, the youngsters are given responsibility of all the production, on-air... Read more
Port of Ngqura tank farm on track
After turning the first sod earlier this year, both Transnet Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Port of Ngqura and Oil Tanking Grindrod Calulo Holdings (OTGC) are currently on track with the 24-month development period to commission the new liquid bulk Tank Farm in the port at the end of 2020. With... Read more
Partnership to help black rhinos in EC
A new and transformative Black Rhino Custodianship project partnership has been signed and will see state land, private land and community-owned land consolidated into a single block on which a new population of black rhino will be established. The Buffalo Kloof Custodianship Project, located adjacent to the Waters Meeting Nature... Read more
Coega named finalist for employer award
Coega Development Corporation is waiting eagerly to win a prestigious award this year at the Future of HR awards. In just a week, the Future of HR Awards will be celebrating South African organisations that have demonstrated agility in the workplace and who are high-performance pioneers, highlighting their achievements... Read more
MBDA announces leadership changes
The Mandela Bay Development Agency (MBDA), an entity of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (NMBM) established nearly 15 years ago, today announced important and strategic changes at senior management that the agency says are aimed at propelling the agency to the achievement of its strategic goals. The MBDA has... Read more
Nelson Bay Chamber boss appointed to chair ECPTA
ME Economic Development, Environmental Affairs, and Tourism MEC Lubabalo Oscar Mabuyane has as appointed a new board of directors for the Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA). The new board of directors will be led by Nomkhita Mona as the Chairperson of the Board. Mrs Mona has extensive... Read more
First vessel berths in PE port after repairs
The Port of Port Elizabeth welcomed the berthing of UAAC Mirdif, the first vessel at its tanker berth after the successful and early completion of the berth repairs. The vessel berthed at 10:00 on Friday, 29 March 2019 and sailed on Saturday, 30 March 2019. It delivered white oil... Read more
Coega SEZ hailed as SA success story
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) today launched the inaugural South African Special Economic and Industrial Development Zones (SEZ) Conference in Durban. The conference, Moving Towards Excellence, aims to provide a platform for national and international stakeholders and to outline the country’s achievements in attracting investments, generating... Read more