Small Businesses

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

Innovation needed to fast-track female entrepreneurs

It's a serious mistake to overlook the contribution that women can make to building the economy

Tavern associations say tobacco bill will choke township businesses

The Bill was released for submissions and comments in May this year, and the period for public comment on the bill closed on Wednesday

Small business fails to spend budget, yet Zulu wants more money

"In an interview last month, Zulu said her department had demonstrated its ability to spend its money effectively."

Economic tides hurt small traders

Macroeconomic events go right down the line to those struggling to make a living on the streets.

New business model incorporates the poor

Inclusive business - the latest corporate trend - includes low-income groups in the value chain. It's not charity, but may be the solution to poverty.

Every fledgling small business must learn to fly

Business incubators are not infallible, but many really do bring out the best in a new enterprise.

Spazas: Talking shop is good for business

Thuletho Zwane interviewed the new minister of small business development, Lindiwe Zulu, about local and foreign-owned spaza shops.

Nene: Government is reducing cost of doing business in SA

The government is taking a number of steps to reduce the cost of doing business in the country, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Small businesses in Rustenburg feel the burn

Businesses in the platinum belt are floundering as the mass Amcu strike enters its tenth week.

Zim: No softening of law for mines

President Robert Mugabe reiterated a hardline stance in response to rumours of the law's softening for mining firms in the country.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories