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FedEx says air freight an important part of AfCFTA, Africa's economic growth

By: Schalk Burger     18th January 2022 The rapid change in retail and trade networks caused by the global pandemic has highlighted how logistics, and air logistics in particular, is crucial to the economy. Air express also has a role to play in helping drive economic growth in Africa, says logistics and courier services company FedEx... 

Solid partnerships prove key for success for small business development in the solar industry  

14th December 2021 As another turbulent year comes to a close, it is widely reported that many businesses have not succeeded in overcoming South Africa’s 7% economic contraction from 2020. While the economy has recovered somewhat, it has by no means thrived in 2021. At the same time, South Africa’s ongoing energy... 

Manufacturers key to redesigning products for a circular economy - Averda

By: Schalk Burger     10th December 2021 While international climate agreements and local initiatives, such as the updated National Waste Management Strategy, help to spur businesses to pursue zero emissions and waste to the environment, 45% of global greenhouse-gas emissions are generated by the way people make and use products, says... 

Eurasian Resources, Sber create ESG Alliance

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     6th December 2021 Diversified natural resources group Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) has joined the first conference by Russian bank Sberbank (Sber) to establish the environmental, social and governance (ESG) Alliance. The alliance will aim to facilitate the transition to sustainable economic development by... 

Bringing together artificial intelligence, machine learning and the human element in business

25th November 2021 By Harkrishan Singh, Director, Application Development at In2IT Technologies 2020 was the start of a profoundly challenging time for citizens, companies, and governments around the world. As Covid-19 spread, necessitating extensive health and safety restrictions, applications driven by Artificial... 

African finance resilient to Covid-19 challenge

By: Schalk Burger     19th November 2021 The European Investment Bank's (EIB's) 'Finance in Africa 2021' report has shown the resilience of Africa’s financial sector and enthusiastic engagement to embrace digitalisation. However, the report, which included input from 78 leading banks and financing institutions active across sub-Saharan... 

Standard Bank announces Top Ten finalists in the 2021 Standard Bank Business Awards

13th October 2021 Standard Bank announces Top Ten finalists in the 2021 Standard Bank Business Awards    Johannesburg, 04 October 2021: The top 10 finalists of Standard Bank’s Business Awards 2021 have been announced. 

Knight Piésold engineers accepted for prestigious masters programmes at Imperial College London

1st October 2021 Skills development is a critical component that will contribute to the success of South Africa’s economic growth, infrastructure development, and our future generations. One company, which builds its core culture around such growth and development, is Knight Piésold, a consulting engineering firm... 

Automechanika Johannesburg offers a new digital format for the international audience with a focus on industry and trade

28th September 2021 Automechanika Johannesburg offers a new digital format for the international audience with a focus on industry and trade. Under the motto 'Let's talk Business', this includes a series of panel discussions on current topics presented by key players in the industry, associations, and other... 

Adili Metal Trading

24th September 2021 Whilst our business may be new, our leaders and management have been in the industry for over 45 years. We’ve seen, been leaders of and experienced the ins and outs of the local and global metallurgical industry. Translated from Swahili, Adili means ethical and just. Morality and order. These... 

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