CWP being up-scaled for bigger impact
Deputy President David Mabuza says government is working towards reconfiguring the Community Works Programme (CWP) to ensure that it has a bigger impact on reducing poverty. “For as long as our economy is not generating sufficient number of jobs to absorb the majority of the poor and unemployed, government... Read more
Government strives for small business sustainability
Government is interested in developing bankable enterprises that can grow beyond its support and become commercially viable and sustainable. “We are a government that is focused on supporting entrepreneurs in order to enable them to learn and grow into the full spectrum of business activities within each economic sector’s... Read more
Brand South Africa’s Domestic Perceptions Research wins two awards at the Southern African Market Research Association (SAMRA)
Brand South Africa in collaboration with its domestic perceptions research agencies, African Response and MarkData, are proud to announce to have won two awards at the annual Southern African Market Research Association (SAMRA) conference.  SAMRA is a non-profitable marketing research organisation that seeks to fulfil its objectives of growing... Read more
Eskom begins load shedding
Eskom has commenced with stage 1 load shedding, which is anticipated to continue until tonight. “Eskom commenced with stage 1 load shedding at 11:29am today. We anticipate that this will continue until 9pm tonight. This is due to the impact of the current illegal protest action by some Eskom... Read more
Opportunities for entrepreneurial youth
Young graduates with an entrepreneurial spirit will get the opportunity to develop their skills and move from “job seekers” to “job creators” at the Ekurhuleni West Centre for Entrepreneurship Rapid Youth Incubator. Minister of Small Business Development, Lindiwe Zulu, is expected to launch the Entrepreneur Rapid Youth Incubator in... Read more
Reserve Bank releases Mandela banknote design
The Reserve Bank on Wednesday released the designs of its first commemorative banknote series of democratic South Africa’s founding father, Nelson Mandela. The central bank said it had decided to release the design of the commemorative notes following breaches of the banknotes that cover all denominations – R10, R20,... Read more
Trades that pave way to prosperity
Every new house that is built or water, electricity or sewerage line connected in your area is a future job opportunity for a buddying young artisan. As our residential and industrial areas expand there is a greater demand for the technical skills of artisans to service their needs. These... Read more
Government could unlock residential property sector for black business: Xoliswa Tini Properties
The government could hold a critical part of the puzzle to unlocking the residential property sector for black entrepreneurs says Xoliswa Tini of Xoliswa Tini Properties. Tini, who has announced that she is to franchise her brand in June, says that the property sector is yet to become more... Read more
The Millionth Engine rolls of the assembly line at Volkswagen Group South Africa’s Engine Plant
Volkswagen Group South Africa’s Engine Plant continues to produce 450 EA111 engines a day for both local and export customers Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) reached a historical milestone on Monday, 11 June 2018 when it produced its one millionth EA111 engine. Production of the EA111 engine started back... Read more
SA participates in InHope meeting in Greece
Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana has set off to Greece where she will participate in the International Association of Internet Hotlines (InHope) Annual General Assembly in Crete. Kekana is leading a Film and Publication Board (FPB) delegation to participate in the InHope Annual General Meeting to be held on... Read more