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African Bank to retrench hundreds of workers

African Bank to retrench hundreds of workers

African Bank has announced plans to retrench hundreds of its employees.

Struggle with courier companies led Moiloa to start her own business

A friend’s struggle with courier companies is what prompted 29-year-old Lebogang Moiloa to start Lebo. M Courier.

Timely advice set Wendy on path to success

Serial business owner is spreading her wings.

Mahlangu nails it with Spelete brand

He has had a deep passion for fashion from his student days at the University of Pretoria and now his brand has eight flagship stores in three provinces.

After a struggle, rabbit farmer now coining it

Ntsime develops stable business selling the animals as pets and meat.

Entrepreneur defies disability barriers

Lucky Shabalala determined to pursue his dreams against all odds.

Innovative entrepreneur wants to go national

Letsoalo-Melwa has had to box clever to keep business afloat.

A magic carpet of a dream

Free State rug maker aims to start a factory.

Italy set to refund Covid-hit business as anger mounts

Italy will present a package of measures on Tuesday to support businesses hit by new restrictions aimed at reining in a second wave of COVID-19, officials said, at a time of mounting protests against the curbs across the country.

Supplier now designs, creates his own stationery

Levi Mnguni used to supply stationery at schools when he came up with an idea to design and create his own stationery. Mnguni, 33, who was born in Troya, Mpumalanga, is the proud owner of Thuto Stationery. “I had been supplying stationery at schools and we were expected to make a presentation about the brands we were supplying.

Chrome ore producers criticise proposed export tax

The industry body representing South African chrome producers criticised a proposed chrome ore export tax put forward by the cabinet on Thursday, which would make it more expensive for them to ship their product overseas.

We don't owe Please Call Me inventor R63bn – Vodacom

Makate retorts that their statement is riddled with falsifications.

Adidas to sell Reebok business

Adidas is planning to sell its Reebok division, Germany's manager magazin reported on Thursday, as the group seeks to put an end to the ill-fated investment in the U.S.-focused brand.

Tesla sets revenue record with fifth consecutive quarterly profit

Tesla Inc on Wednesday reported its fifth consecutive quarterly profit on record revenue of $8.8bn (roughly R143,592,240,000), boosted by an uptick in vehicle deliveries and sales of environmental regulatory credits to other car makers.

Online courses: don’t compromise on quality in favour of price

SPONSORED | Online learning vs remote learning

Happy's dumplings selling like hot cakes

Happy Makhalemele and her family almost lost everything they had during the Covid-19 lockdown, but her ingenuity to get her popular steamed bread into leading retailer Spar was a game changer.

Joburg stock exchange fines Steinhoff R13.5m

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) said on Tuesday it would fine scandal-hit Steinhoff International R13.5m for breaching listing requirements, including by publishing false and misleading information.

Challenges hinder recognition of black-owned wine brands

Industry must embrace black heritage in rich tapestry.

Hairdresser with greater mission than just plaiting

Mupawose has discovered a herb that boosts hair growth.

Mzanzi's green-fingered entrepreneur flourishes

Nomjana carves niche through harvesting spinach's rich health benefits.

When you're entitled to a store refund & reversed bank payments explained

In this weekly segment of bite-sized chunks of useful information, consumer journalist Wendy Knowler summarises news you can use

Leadership changes at MultiChoice

Africa’s biggest pay-TV operator, MultiChoice, is ringing in leadership changes.

Spark 5 user-friendly and punches above its weight

Reasonable price offers more options.

Facebook CEO bans content denying or distorting the Holocaust

Mark Zuckerberg has admitted that he has struggled to draw a line between hate speech and the harm it can cause.

Rand hit by debt concerns after Mboweni asks for mini budget postponement

Renewed worries about SA's bloated debt levels put the rand among the worst-performing EMEA currencies on Wednesday.

Hyundai Motor heir takes over from father after 20 yrs in waiting

Hyundai Motor Group appointed Euisun Chung as group chairman on Wednesday, cementing his succession from his 82-year-old father.

Quitting corporate job a blessing in disguise

Tsholo doing roaring trade in fashion design

Droppa makes inroads in courier, fleet industry

Company secures partnership with giant Skynet SA

Lockdown protocols suck in vacuum cleaning business

A wits engineering student who successfully pulled his family out of poverty with his ingenious vacuum cleaning business has taken a huge hit to his booming business because of Covid-19 protocols.
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