Business

Chefs training programme

, Jun 13, 2013

Making its third anniversary this year, the National Youth Chefs Training Programme (NYCTP) keeps on soaring; changing the lives of young unemployed people and providing the hospitality...

Owner of Caprivi in Tembisa

, Jun 13, 2013

Hlogi Makau, owner of the upmarket night club and restaurant Caprivi in Tembisa, tells Donald Makhafola how he has grown his popular and the most sought-after spot in the township, to...

Plastic recycling

, Jun 13, 2013

The South African plastics industry needs to become more original and innovative, rather than having a host of small companies making the same product in the market. Plastics SA Executive...

Black entrepreneurs

, Apr 28, 2013

The introduction of BEE has seen a huge growth in SMEs in South Africa in the past 10 years. In fact, research shows that 70% of SME companies are now black-owned. However, due to the...

Columba Leadership

, Apr 25, 2013

“When young people invest in their own education and take shared responsibility for school discipline and academic improvement we see dramatic results,” says Rob Taylor,...

Skills Shortage

, Apr 25, 2013

The Hospitality Industry is multifaceted and ever evolving one that requires unique understanding and application of sound business principles which are vital for its success. The Tourism...

Consumer Inflation

, Apr 24, 2013

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for December which was released last month, shows a slight increase from 5.6% to 5.7% year-on-year. This provides the latest insights as to...

ATMs in townships

, Dec 9, 2012

South Africa’s townships present a wealth of opportunities for local businesses due to the high concentration of people living within the areas that are typically located a distance...

Obesity Disease

, Dec 9, 2012

Most South Africans follow a sedentary lifestyle unaware of the dangers of being overweight or obese. With approximately one child in five South African children overweight and exposed to...

Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

, Dec 9, 2012

The number of people affected by foetal alcohol syndrome is three to five times more than those with HIV/Aids and it’s also the biggest cause of mental retardation in South Africa,...

Entrepreneur Culture

, Dec 9, 2012

With the government’s primary objective to create five million jobs by 2020, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and Entrepreneurship have been identified as the ideal job...