Effective implementation is vital to the success of public procurement legislation

While the draft South African Public Procurement Bill is a commendable attempt to overhaul the country’s procurement landscape, its success will depend heavily on the effectiveness of its implementation and the ability of institutions to adapt to new roles and responsibilities. That is the view of CIPS, the Chartered Institute for Procurement & Supply, the […]

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The Rise of Cloud Software Development: Transforming Business Success

Cloud software development has revolutionised the way businesses create and deploy software, offering unparalleled flexibility, scalability, and cost savings. This shift has enabled organisations to innovate rapidly, reduce costs, and reach global markets efficiently. The evolution of cloud computing, from the early concepts of treating computing resources as a utility service to the widespread adoption […]

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Siqalo Foods Celebrates Hospitality Entrepreneurs with “Share” Networking Event

Siqalo Foods, manufacturer of popular spreads such as Rama and Flora in South Africa, hosted beneficiaries of its Sekela Hospitality Support Programme (Sekela HSP) on Monday 3rd June 2024, at a special, “Share” networking event. Held at the company’s office in Westville, recipients were invited to meet with the team from Siqalo Foods that has […]

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TES providers can boost profitability and enhance community relations in the citrus farming industry

The South African citrus industry grapples with numerous challenges, including logistical issues around the timing of harvests and moving the products timeously through the value chain, international regulations, and changing weather. Adding to these is the introduction of a new national minimum wage, which significantly impacts agricultural input costs and can have a negative impact […]

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5 Keys to Entrepreneurial Success

In a world where female entrepreneurship is gaining momentum, Jacqueline van Rooijen, Business Growth Consultant and Director at Ycagel exemplifies resilience and innovation. Marking seven years in business, she shares the key principles that have contributed to her success, offering practical advice for aspiring entrepreneurs in South Africa. 1. Don’t operate in an echo chamber […]

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Remote Metering Solutions Showcases Sustainable Utility Management Solutions at the Green Building Convention 2023 in Cape Town

Remote Metering Solutions (RMS), the largest privately-owned supplier of utility metering technology in South Africa, is pleased to announce its participation at the Green Building Convention 2023 in CT, from November 15 to 17th. With the theme ‘The Year of Y/our Space’, the convention aims to delve into the transformative impact of space in the […]

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Supply Chain and Procurement Expert collaborates with African Resource Centre and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa on Transforming Healthcare in Africa through Pool Procurement

In an effort to improve healthcare systems and access to quality medicine across Africa, Kamogelo Mampane, in collaboration with the African Resource Centre (ARC) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), has initiated a game-changing project. This initiative aims to pool procurement for medicine, and its potential positive impact cannot be overstated. It […]

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FedEx Enhances Shipping Experience for E-tailers across Sub-Saharan Africa

FedEx Express, one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, is enhancing the online shipping experience for its customers. The new automated e-commerce capability in FedEx Ship Manager™ (FSM) supports small businesses and e-commerce merchants across Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), helping them to efficiently manage their shipments online. Available across 45 countries and territories in the […]

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