SA designers unite in unprecedented designathon
offering R 2 million Rands worth of creative for small businesses In a lightbulb moment, Lesley Waterkeyn – Founder and CEO of Colourworks – knew just how her company, along with partner Designers Ink, could contribute towards Entrepreneurial growth and sustained development in a creative and meaningful way. What... Read more
Global Refer launches to South African talent sourcing sector
Social recruitment has previously made waves on the international hiring front.  There’s good news for South Africa as social recruitment has now become available to the SA business sectors.  Introducing Global Refer, a local company which offers an easy way for a user to sign-up, create a job ad... Read more
China mission to attract investors to Special Economic Zones
The Department of Trade and Industry will this month embark on an investment roadshow to Shanghai, China, aimed at wooing investors to the South African Special Economic Zones (SEZs). Led by Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe, the roadshow scheduled for 26 – 31 May will give representatives of the South... Read more
R500m incentive for metals engineering sector
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has announced the establishment of the metals and engineering incentive aimed at stimulating investment in the sector. The Minister said this when he briefed the media ahead of tabling the department’s Budget Vote debate on Tuesday afternoon. “The next issue that I think... Read more
Coega welcomes the appointment of the special investment envoy
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) welcomes the appointment of the investment envoy introduced by the President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, in a bid to generate at least $100 billion in new investment over the next five years. The president’s investment envoy consists of the former... Read more
SA film industry continues to attract investment
The South African film and television industry continues to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and create employment for the services sector, despite the economic challenges that South Africa experienced. Following a site visit to the Cape Town Film Studios on Wednesday, acting chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Trade... Read more
SA on the road to economic recovery
South Africa is on the road to economic recovery and government is creating an enabling environment to boost investor confidence. This was an assurance given by President Cyril Ramaphosa to investors and business leaders in London on Wednesday. The President held various engagements including attending the Commonwealth Business Forum’s... Read more
Dti Minister to launch Gauteng InvestSA One Stop Shop
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies and Gauteng Premier David Makhura are expected to launch Gauteng’s Investor One Stop Shop (OSS) on Tuesday in Sandton. The launch will take place at the Gauteng Investment Centre in Sandton (1 Sandton Drive). The InvestSA One Stop Shop is a government programme... Read more
Treasury publishes framework to facilitate foreign capital
National Treasury has published the Foreign Member Funds Framework for public comment. The framework, which is to be declared by the Minister of Finance in terms of the Collective Investment Schemes Act (Act 45 of 2002), not only aims to create a favourable regulatory environment but also facilitate the... Read more
INVESTING IN THE NEXT GENERATION OF ECONOMISTS
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba announced the winners of the 2017 Nedbank Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition at a gala dinner. Khayelihle Madlopha from the University of Zululand and Benjamin McGraw from Wits University scooped the top prize in the Undergraduate and Postgraduate categories respectively. The winners and runners-up were... Read more