Ramaphosa’s economic challenge in numbers: Unemployment, inequality and prosperity

Ujuh Reporter While South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, started well and has promised a lot more positivity than his predecessor Jacob Zuma poor economic performance remains his Achilles heel. Yolanda Naudé Citadel Head of Fund Research and Portfolio Manager has captured in scary numbers the economic challenges facing South Africa. Naudé states that the country’s scorecard … Read moreRamaphosa’s economic challenge in numbers: Unemployment, inequality and prosperity

SA’s enterprises to showcase their products at the World Food Moscow, in Russia.

Ujuh Reporter The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is leading a delegation of South African enterprises to showcase their products at the World Food Moscow show, in Russia. Scheduled to take place from the 17th to the 20th of September 2018, the World Food Moscow is an annual international trade fair that’s described as an … Read moreSA’s enterprises to showcase their products at the World Food Moscow, in Russia.

‘Fake food’ in South Africa: myths, misinformation and not enough data

‘Fake food’ in South Africa: myths, misinformation and not enough data Foreign spaza shop owners are being accused of selling “fake” food. Shutterstock Jane Battersby, University of Cape Town and Gareth Haysom, University of Cape Town Owners of small shops in South Africa – in most cases foreigners – have been accused of stocking counterfeit … Read more‘Fake food’ in South Africa: myths, misinformation and not enough data

The growing niche of Ecotourism: What is it and how does it work?

Ujuh Reporter Ecotourism is a growing niche in South Africa, in line with global trends, with great value adding opportunities for all concerned; the entrepreneurs, the tourists, local communities and the environment. By its very nature, ecotourism is underpinned by travel that places a great deal of importance on conserving the environment and the welfare … Read moreThe growing niche of Ecotourism: What is it and how does it work?

Our company is going under – Can creditors come for our personal assets

“My wife and I are the sole shareholders and directors of our family company. We’ve had a few good years, but with the current economic times, despite our best efforts to keep the company afloat, it doesn’t look like the company is going to make it. For the first time this reality has hit us … Read moreOur company is going under – Can creditors come for our personal assets

Adam Catzavelos racist remark lead to closure of The Smokehouse and Grill

SATopShops Adam Catzavelos racist remarks continue to reverberate around his Family’s business interest, the latest being the closure of The Smokehouse and Grill restaurant in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, where he has a minority interest. The experience adds into a growing pile of cases showing that businesses can be punished for ethical value reasons. The restaurant was forced … Read moreAdam Catzavelos racist remark lead to closure of The Smokehouse and Grill

Buying repossessed property: How does it work? Is it worth it?

PBM You may have been part of dinner table talk about the ‘great value’ that comes with buying repossessed residential property and you’re now tempted to get one for yourself. Here’s what you need to know: The benefits and the risks of the repossessed property path. These are largely drawn from views expressed by Adrian Goslett, regional director … Read moreBuying repossessed property: How does it work? Is it worth it?

Book online for your Drivers License, Learners, Professional Driving Permit: Here’s how it works

By: SATopShops You can now book online for your Drivers License test, Learners License, Professional Driving Permit (PrDP) and Drivers License Card Renewal and avoid the long queues associated with getting these licenses. This is after the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) launched an online booking platform recently in Gauteng. It plugs into the National Traffic Information … Read moreBook online for your Drivers License, Learners, Professional Driving Permit: Here’s how it works

B-BBEE factor counts: South African companies feature in the top 100 of the Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index

Ujuh Reporter Four South African companies, Woolworths, Vodacom, Clicks and Nedbank feature in the top 100 of the Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Index. This can be taken to reflect usefulness of South Africa’s Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) regulation and corporate governance codes. The top 100 list is led by Accenture. All four … Read moreB-BBEE factor counts: South African companies feature in the top 100 of the Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index

French sporting goods giant, Decathlon, is recruiting for expansion in South Africa

SATopShops Decathlon, the French sporting goods giant with more than 1400 stores in 45 countries, is recruiting workforce in South Africa as it prepares for a launch in Centurion at the Lifestyle Shopping Centre. And this may just be the beginning. Decathlon has installed a shipping container outside the Lifestyle Shopping Centre bearing its colours … Read moreFrench sporting goods giant, Decathlon, is recruiting for expansion in South Africa