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Distillate Fuel Refund System Reform: the wait may soon be over

The diesel refund scheme came into existence as an attempt by the State to stimulate and support activity in the primary production industries (mainly agriculture, mining, forestry and fishing). It does so by providing for the refund...

Beware fly-by-night online auctions

Covid-19 lockdown restrictions have led to an unprecedented migration to online auctions as a means of selling anything from properties and cars to office furniture and even household goods. New companies are emerging using...

Empowering women in leadership roles

SKF South Africa, part of the global bearing and rotating technology specialist SKF Group, pledges its continued commitment to the development of women’s socio-economic empowerment through education and encouraging female appointments in leadership, influential and engineering positions.

Export opportunities proliferate – is your business ready?

Two landmark agreements came into effect this year designed to kick start South African exports. It’s vital you have the right level of insurance cover. By Jason Mellow, Head of MiWay Business Insurance

Imperial enhances its digital supply chain offering in Africa

Imperial is proud to announce that Vitalliance, its joint venture with technology provider One Network Enterprises, has been selected to steward the OpenLMIS platform serving nine countries in Africa, beginning in March 2021. OpenLMIS...

Impressive results herald focus on growth for TATA International Africa

In April 2020 the Covid-19 pandemic brought TATA International Africa to a standstill, requiring the company to implement measures to cut costs and safeguard income. In doing so, and at the same time making sure that lives...

Bringing water to where it is most needed

Water is a scarce and precious commodity, and access to reliable and clean source is a basic human right.  Unfortunately, many communities around South Africa must do without this essential resource. For this reason,...

Our ally in the Great Escape to Mossel Bay

A NARROW ESCAPE On the night of 24 March 1944, one of the largest and most daring escape attempts took place. It was World War II and more than 200 allied soldiers made a...

5 Tips for Renting a Container

Renting containers has increased in popularity as businesses and individuals discover their value as a versatile storage solution with a multitude of functions and innovative uses.  If you have decided to rent a container,...

AAAM and Afreximbank sign MoU for automotive investment in Africa

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the African Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the financing and promotion of the automotive industry in Africa. Prof. Benedict...