Jobs fund saves over 800 jobs
A three-minute business pitch in 2018 earned Mthatha-based Spotless Dry Cleaners an R180,000 portion of the R8 million incentive disbursed by the Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) managed Eastern Cape Jobs Stimulus Fund in the 2018/19 financial year. The fund assists companies in distress to save or retain jobs... Read more
Millions for EC potato producers
The Eastern Cape Development Corporation-administered Imvaba Co-operative Fund says it has allocated an R3,357 million incentive to seven co-operatives to boost potato production in the OR Tambo District Municipality (ORTDM). The incentive has been spread over a three-year period and will be used to buy fertilisers, seeds and pesticides... Read more