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The African Renewable energy revolution

Johannesburg, 28 January 2020; Africa’s abundant clean energy resources, coupled with new investments in renewable energy technologies, have spearheaded Africa into a clean energy revolution. As reported by the International Energy Agency (IEA), renewable...

Impact of African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA) on Africa’s Energy Sector

Johannesburg, 13 January 2020; The African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA) will constitute the world’s largest free trade area, consolidating an integrated market of 1.3 billion consumers with a combined gross domestic product (GDP) of...

Mahindra announces leadership changes in the Group Corporate Office and the Auto and Farm...

January 9, 2020, Pretoria: Mahindra & Mahindra, the global federation of companies in enterprises as wide-ranging as aerospace, vehicles, defence, logistics, information technology and real estate, has announced wide-ranging future changes to its global...

How some corporations can have positive impact in communities

What is the role of corporations in addressing grand challenges? Grand challenges are complex, pressing social and ecological problems involving diverse actors. They defy straightforward solutions. Corporations contribute to such problems by, for instance, exacerbating climate change or social...

VIVO MOBILE ENTERS THE SA MARKET

December 2019 -- Entering the market ahead of the holiday season, and amid great excitement, the new cell phone provider, VIVO mobile launches in South Africa.With a global footprint of over two hundred million...

The Future of African Manufacturing: Making Things in a Changing World

The world is changing at an unprecedented rate in terms of innovative technologies, shifting customer expectations, as well as increasing social awareness of gender equality and restoration of previously marginalised communities. These major shifts...

Continental Tyre South Africa Recognized as a Top Employer for Third Consecutive Year

Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) has been recognised as a top employer for the third year in a row by the Top Employers Institute Organisations certified as Top Employers dedicate themselves to providing...

How to create a sustainable business ahead of Global Entrepreneurship Week

  For most South African small businesses, the difference between shooting the lights out and failing dismally lies in access to the right funding at the right time   We all know about the SME sector’s potential...

Africa’s $2.6 Trillion Energy Gap Provides Opportunities

Johannesburg, 18 November 2020; As per the latest report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), Africa is experiencing the fastest progression of urbanisation the world over, thereby proving a prominent force in influencing global...

CEO appointment: Industry and Trade Publications

SA Mining Engineering solutions provider Semane, which was spun off by Anglo American in 1998, has appointed Muzi Siyaya as its new CEO. Siyaya holds an MBA from Wits University. He joins Semane after spending...

The transition from fossils to renewables and its impact on consumer prices

The transition from fossil fuels to cleaner energies is a global pursuit. But it’s faster and more intensive in some countries than others. Take the case of South Africa. Heavily dependent on coal, the...

What a major offshore gas find means for South Africa’s energy future

any South African politicians, economists and specialists in the energy sector are celebrating the news that a promising show of natural gas has been discovered in deep water south of Mossel Bay. It was found in...

African Municipalities Seek the Option to Procure from IPPs

Johannesburg, 31 October 2019; Africa’s energy demand is expected to double by 2050 and with its abundant supply of renewables, the continent has adequate capacity to supply this demand.  Renewable energy, set to grow...

Renewable Sector Prepares Just Transition Road-map for Declining Coal and Gold Mining Regions

Africa Energy Indaba 2020 to host interactive and collaborative discussions on South Africa’s plan to accelerate deployment of wind and solar energy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           Johannesburg, 28 October 2019; South Africa’s renewable energy sector...

How to turn your business around

Running a business in South Africa is becoming increasingly tough, amid stagnant economic growth and ever-increasing operating costs, such as rent, labour costs, fuel and electricity. While the country achieved a 3.1 percent GDP...

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