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Emergency hospital: Gauteng’s potential R500-million albatross

Construction of an emergency Covid-19 hospital is running months behind deadline, promising to come online only after Gauteng’s peak

Covid-19 stimulus plan won’t protect informal economy

The sector is incredibly vulnerable but has largely been overlooked in government’s neal attempts to deal with our current crisis

Government should offer debt guarantees

A research institution says the government should guarantee small businesses’ debt in order to keep the sector that employs millions of South Africans afloat amid Covid-19

Enterprise and supplier development still remains key to enabling growth and progress in society

Siyakhula aims to be a catalyst for generating further access to opportunities in the marketplace

Gauteng IDZ is up and running

The industrial hub at OR Tambo will create much-needed employment

Business learning’s real-world value

MBA holders continue to out-earn their peers; in addition, they foster innovation and shape society

Profit and the planet

Change needs to happen at an organisational level – but that starts with pressure from consumers

Let’s use ED to develop globally

If the SMME sector can be catalysed for growth, it can change our national economic fortunes

Growing enterprises, for a healthy economy

The department of economic development is removing restrictions to getting a small business going

Entrepreneurship funds in Africa: Distinguishing the good from the bad

The fund-of-funds structure creates a natural disincentive for corruption

Developing SMMEs in the Mice industry

'I started out with three rooms, now I have 45 that I hire out'

SMEs, public work programmes get billions to boost jobs

The fund will receive R3.2-billion over the next three years

Igniting international independence

For the small South African business there's significant potential in attending trade shows that allows for networking and collaboration

Lilizela Awards to showcase the best of South African tourism

Lilizela especially gives recognition to emerging black-owned businesses

Putting Thuma Mina into action

SMMEs require collateral to get going and thrive: trust is the key

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!