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State delays wheat cuts

Millers claim red tape is keeping import cost savings from being passed on to consumers

DTI yet to pay, despite court order

Even though the department awarded a grant to a company on its black industrialists scheme, the money has not been forthcoming

Stitched for success

The Industrial Development Corporation is working in partnership with the department of trade and industry to uplift the clothing and textile industry

YES, the aim is one million new jobs

A collaborative approach has resulted in an initiative that will focus on work for the youth

Secure water future for South Africa through an innovative sanitation market

We have to change our mindset for a sustainable future

United States refuses South Africa import exemption over ‘national security’ fears

Steel and aluminium tariff hikes imposed by the US could mean job losses in SA

​State owned entities must implement B-BBEE

The minister of trade and industry has called on SOEs to play a more robust role in implementing B-BBEE

Case closed: The #listeria outbreak was caused by Enterprise polony

The health department will tell you what you should be binning and how to do it safely without causing another public health nightmare.

‘Let’s embrace radical economic transformation’

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has called on South Africans to embrace a radical approach to the economy

Just how representative is the steel industry, when downstream players suffer?

In the wake of further calls to regulate the steel industry, downstream players are sidelined and ArcelorMittal has the loudest say.

Firms left in lurch by funding fix

The trade and industry department suddenly put the brakes on a manufacturing incentive programme, leaving SMMEs uncertain of funding and out of pocket

Small lenders force fee issue

State organs are said to have failed to obey a court order to review credit charges within nine months.

Activists fear a pharmaceutical plot is at play

The department of trade and industry has yet to finalise patent reforms, raising questions that cheaper medication could be blocked intentionally.

Did the Mandela movie really sustain 12 000 jobs?

The NEF says 12 000 jobs were "sustained" during the production of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom". But that claim's false, according to Africa Check.

BEE: Good news for small black companies, bad news for big ones

Changes to laws governing black economic empowerment will be highly beneficial for small, black-owned companies but not for underperforming big ones.

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Fake trafficking news targets migrants

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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