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Tough year for construction

As the year draws to a close, there is no end in sight to the troubles that have affected some of the big players in the sector, with pressure on margins and lower order ...

Allegations that huge sums were looted from the investment vehicle and used to buy everything from ...

After spending 20 years in the corporate world, owner Carl Venter exchanged his suit and tie for ...

Coega nabs top award at 'Oscars of South ...

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SPONSORED | Coega Development Corporation wins Top Performing Public Sector ...

Drive to source parts in SA

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Leading car manufacturers have a responsibility to source their parts locally ...

Shifting gear to meet challenges

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There is no place like home, says Port Elizabeth-born Mike Glendinning, who has ...

#LearningCurve | Best Hair thrives on loyal clientele

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Having been in the hairdressing industry since her teens, Candice Naidoo loved the craft enough to never give up.

Transnet: SMMEs want to get on board

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Transnet must consider opening up channels for SMMEs and involve the community in its projects if it wants to meet the ...

Eskom wants government to take on R100bn debt, also plans job cuts

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Eskom, which has been implementing power cuts due to coal shortages and poor plant performance, is fighting for ...

Coega opportunities for SMMEs

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Hella is set to start operating out of its new facility in June 2019, in line with its new financial year.

South Africa out of technical recession - Stats SA

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South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose by 2.2% in the third quarter, data from Statistics SA stated on ...

Mabuyane warns new ECDC board members

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Provincial finance MEC Oscar Mabuyane yesterday announced the new board of directors of the Eastern Cape Development ...

#LearningCurve | Building her vintage-urban brand

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Tucked away in bustling Westbourne Road in Richmond Hill is Mbukwashe Zwide’s quaint store Hombakazi Vintage Cabin – a ...

Condoms, diamonds give province a fillip

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The new investors announced at the East London IDZ on Thursday are expected to generate at least 450 new jobs for the ...

PE entrepreneurs score big at awards

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Two Port Elizabeth entrepreneurs showed South Africa what the city is capable of when they nabbed two of the top three ...

Giving township operators wings

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The Nelson Mandela University Business School announced the launch of its strategic development projects at a function ...

From township garage to successful business

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Despite humble beginnings, two Port Elizabeth entrepreneurs have managed to grow their business and make their mark in ...

New help for aspiring entrepreneurs in Bay

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Startup Grind has been running in SA since 2013, with monthly events featuring successful local innovators who share ...

Mzansi ‘still has an appetite for travel’

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SA Tourism report showed that domestic tourism enjoyed a substantial upsurge in September 2018. Trips in and around SA ...

#LearningCurve

#LearningCurve | Pair’s wonderful world of plastics

On the foundations of their careers in the aquarium and sales industries, Dave and Lynty Bevan have built a lucrative ...

#LearningCurve | From cleaner to hospitality trainer

A drive to succeed has brought Francine Zana from being a cleaner to running a training service for hospitality staff.

#LearningCurve | Living dream in the great outdoors

Once she realised an office job was not for her, Siska van der Bijl channelled her talent for handling pressure and ...

#LearningCurve | Kids ethnic hair salon a first for Bay

Drawing inspiration from a passion of working with the youth, Thandi Bosi knows every girl’s crowning glory is her hair.

#LearningCurve | Ship-shape from start saw them sailing

While Tide Marine Shipyard had a breakthrough when they were granted a major ship-building contract by Transnet, the ...

#LearningCurve | Foodie’s faith in mustard reaps reward

His business was built on a retrenchment and the dream of returning to the food industry. But it took Anthony Vieira da ...

#LearningCurve | Change to luxury coach tours pays off

When he followed in the footsteps of his father and grandfather by venturing in to the transport industry, Faheem ...

#LearningCurve | Giving newlyweds a fairytale start

Mother-and-daughter team of wedding planners build success on quality service, rolling up sleeves when heat is ...

#LearningCurve | Built on a firm foundation in Bay

DMV Architecture, started by Dal Venables when he was a student, today covers all realms of building design Now in its ...

#LearningCurve: Patience builds Klinicare empire

Personal touch, loyal customer service helped Schoeman overcome challenges to grow his pharmacy brand His interest in ...

#LearningCurve: Brown’s PR celebrates a milestone

Quality service, hands-on approach make Michelle Brown’s agency a sought-after establishment – 30 years on With the ...

#LearningCurve: Rising star making it on her own

Creativity, hard work and acquiring business skills has seen award-winning designer establish her business She found ...

#LearningCurve: Success just a stone’s throw away

Stone Etc ‘passion project’ becomes rock-solid business for Bay couple branching out into all the etceteras She started ...

#LearningCurve: Deep jump into sea of success

Pro Dive couple’s passion for sport, mutual support and hard work turns Bay business into ‘diving destination’ It was a ...

#LearningCurve: Turning your passion into business

Health hiccup set exercise fanatic on new path to financial fitness, awareness and commitment to help others After ...

#LearningCurve: Rhoda fulfils dream of BnB success

Mongoose Manor guesthouse owner’s hard work ethic, top quality service, make her clients feel at home When she ...

#LearningCurve: Giving style to security, and homes

Entrepreneur’s aesthetic approach to burlgar bars and gates breaks free from the conventional caged feel It was a ...

#LearningCurve: Master of design’s clients her badge

Achievements include blue-chip national, global firms, working with UN, NMB municipality, IDZs and ...

#LearningCurve: Beauty of her job is – she loves it

Salon owner says pampering and treating clients as individuals, well-organised bookings and location key to ...

#LearningCurve: Imagination key to success story

Online shop Popsiebelle sells creative items for kids, meant to start stories and conversations With a range of ...

#LearningCurve: Driven to ‘pimp’ your ride in style

A passion for cars and a gap in the market saw the owner of Autosport establishing his dream The ever-growing market ...

#LearningCurve: Master of his own (home) design

Excellence in niche housing developments sees architectural firm get its slice of the cake A keen sense of the arts ...

#LearningCurve: Kennel owners have all tails wagging

A passion for dogs that extends through generations led to a business offering all things dog-related Lifelong ...

#LearningCurve: Sublime Glass act driven by passion

Unique offering of manufacturing and design supported by quality, ethics and service A passion for design and a ...

#LearningCurve: Bansda’s legacy shines on in Bay

Jewellery store builds on iconic family brand priding itself on quality, service in 110-year history A rich retail ...

#LearningCurve: Placement agency finds its niche

Zanele Diniso seizes her chance to build up a reputable business securing employment for domestic workers Inspiration ...

#LearningCurve: Building a brighter future for all

Driven woman behind success of Bahlaseli Project Development making inroads in man’s world of construction From the ...

#LearningCurve: PR guru stamps mark on industry

After seven years of heading Kaizer Chiefs’ public relations team, Putco Mafani traded his nine-to-five job for more ...

#LearningCurve: Tupperware two turn plastic into millions

From selling the product to make a few extra bucks, they now employ 24 women A mother and daughter duo are ...

#LearningCurve: Thriving in the spotlight

Passionate entrepreneur Roberts proves theatre, comedy is serious business When Ranique Roberts received a request ...

#LearningCurve: Duo break the mould in ceramic venture

Accident proves a blessing for Bay pair as Angel Wings makes its mark in industry Two Port Elizabeth women are ...

#LearningCurve: Bay tattoo artist is making his mark

Owner of parlours in Baywest and Centurion, Shawn Lindgren also has ambitions to expand his business ...

#LearningCurve: Combining talent and corporate functions

Bay entrepreneur’s undertaking has gone from success to success A leap of faith as she quit her executive job ...

#LearningCurve: Giving little ones a solid foundation

Kelly Ferreira’s Khula Playschool a great start Teachers are a gift to society as they pass on knowledge and for ...

#LearningCurve: Business built on respect, dignity

Undertaker Kevin Hendricks puts 34 years of experience to good use as Funeral Home owner Fig Tree Funeral Home owner ...

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