It should be frowned upon for a minister or proxy to call a CEO of a state entity enquiring about opportunities for comrades, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
More sun than clouds. Mild.
Minister of Small Business Development Khumbudzo Ntshaveni cited National Treasury data, saying government departments were 30 days or more behind on paying service providers by more than R600m.
Minister of Small Business Development Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has said SMMEs must have access to strategic resources and finance, so her department will blend SEFA’s finance model to mix grants and loans.
A Blackheath-based entrepreneur and champion for women in business has bagged one of SA's most prestigious awards.
A conference with a difference, especially for early-stage entrepreneurs seeking a one-on-one session with a business coach or an investor, is set to take place around SA.
The structure of SA's economy is still 'an apartheid one', which makes it near impossible for SMMEs to participate in its value chain, says Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Small Business Development.
The portfolio committee on small business development has vowed to exercise stringent oversight over the department of small business development.
Government supports SMMEs, but they must also become sustainable and cannot be emerging forever, says Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Elizabeth Thabethe.
After loads of sugar down the drain and and a clear strategy, Anita Labuschagné of Sweet Temptations Toffees has seen her business flourish.
Business loans amounting to around R18,5m for small, medium and micro enterprises are bearing fruit, says the North West government.
The tax threshold for small businesses and micro-enterprises will be increased.
Deputy President David Mabuza acknowledged that the challenges that small business experienced in South Africa cut across the country’s broader economic troubles, including unemployment and lackluster growth.
The SA government will not allow the country's economy to remain in the hands of a few, says Minister of Small Business Development Khumbudzo Ntshavheni.
Chinese motor manufacturer will build the park in addition to its R11 billion plant, currently under construction.
Township economies are not less important than bigger, formal businesses says Anglo American executive head, Andile Sanqu.
What if an electronic funds transfer could be done more quickly than it takes to enter a credit card code and expiry date?
As South Africa comes to grips with the rising interest rates cycle, small and medium-sized businesses will face a tough task to stay in business.
From a sweet craving to a experiments in the kitchen and research - that is how Sweet Temptations Toffees came about.
Despite high hopes that SA's small and medium enterprise community would drive employment, the sector is in fact shedding jobs, a survey has found.
An absence of visionary leadership is a major stumbling block for entrepreneurs in South Africa, Nedbank chairperson Reuel Khoza says.
Of emerging entrepreneurs, 60% have lost faith in banks and government-owned finance houses, opting to finance small businesses from their own pockets, a study shows.
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