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A friend in need is a friend indeed

The IDC's Women Entrepreneurial Fund's (WEF's) every fibre is focused on helping women to find their feet in the world of commerce as busines owners.

IDC: Wrapping up the market

A recurring theme for companies recounting their experiences of the IDC Women's Entrepreneurial Fund is the fund's thorough handling of applications.

Making money work for women

Xoliswa Bebula is a modern-day David taking on the proverbial Goliath she is a microlender who focuses on development projects.

Smoothing out cosmetics

One of the objectives of the IDC's Women Entrepreneurial Fund is to encourage the participation of women in traditionally male-dominated industries.

Forging an entrenched position

Xuma Technologies is a great example of how entrepreneurial spirit has been supported by the IDC's Women Entrepreneurial Fund (WEF).

Fostering entrepreneurship

The quality of studies specifically into entrepreneurial activities present a fairly accurate picture of performance against international benchmarks.

Less talk, more action at the IDC

As Women's Month draws to a close, Meryl Mamathuba of the IDC doesn't have the luxury of reflecting on the events of the past four weeks.

Livelihoods are at stake

Eighteen years into democracy,the power of traditional leaders and the lack of regulation of land administration are still disadvantaging poor people.

Resolving conflict through the human dimension

Since the end of the Cold War, the surge in conflicts globally has made it necessary for numerous actor to get involved in th process of resolution.

Women In Science 2012

The Department of Science and Technology hosts the Women in Science Awards to recognise the achievements of SA women scientists and researchers.

Women in Science: DST Fellowships

Joyce Mwangama completed her BSc (Eng) and MSc (Eng) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in 2008 and 2011, respectively.

Women in Science: The Emerging Researchers

Dr Sindiso Mnisi Weeks completed her DPhil in Law in 2009 at the University of Oxford, where she was a Rhodes scholar.

Winners: Physical and Engineering Sciences

The three women who scooped the top three spots in the Physical and Engineering Sciences for Distinguished Young Women category.

Distinguished Women Scientists

The list of winners in the Physical and Engineering Sciences and Social Sciences and Humanities.

German-South African Year of Science 2012/2013

South Africa and Germany are united by a long-standing, successful partnership.

Science and technology to develop rural women and end poverty

The Department of Science and Technology hosts the Women in Science Awards to recognise the achievements of SA women scientists and researchers.

Asset Management

Lessons in managing your assets.

Sasol Techno X 2012

The role that Science and Mathematics play in developing the economy.
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