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Green Building Company CEO Brett Petzer
Promoting sustainable supplier diversity would spur job creation and boost economic growth in South Africa, delegates to the South African Supplier Diversity Council’s first yearly conference heard at the end of June.
Klein Inc CEO Venette Klein
Housing development funder the Gauteng Partnership Fund reports that, to date, it has successfully completed over 100 projects, which translates into about 18 000 units.
GPF CIO Boni Muvevi
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Updated 8 minutes ago Group chief executive officer of Telkom, Sipho Maseko, has said smaller fibre providers are placing “relentless pressure” on the company’s wholesale and networks unit. This is according to an excerpt from Maseko’s strategic review in Telkom’s integrated report for...
Updated 16 minutes ago One of the major tasks which faced universities was advocacy to convince the political class in Africa that institutions of learning are “indeed situated at the centre of the African development agenda” and therefore need new significant investment to improve their...
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