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Successful business plan snowballs

After completing his diploma in business management and marketing, Sithole worked in London where he learnt a lot working in the food-processing industry.

5 September 2018 | Network

Unforgettable Sammy Collins

It was well-known that the seabed contained these diamonds flushed out to sea along the long course of the river, with its origins in the mountains of Lesotho. The difficulty was in recovering them, but this one man, a maverick named Sammy Collins, believed he could do it.

31 August 2018 | Network

Indaba draws delegates to KZN

Duane Newman, co-founder of government programme specialists, Cova Advisory, one of the sponsors of the event, said he had not expected to see so many businesses from Gauteng and Cape Town represented at the local indaba.

31 August 2018 | Network

Saving lives, creating jobs

Ngubo, 39, founder of Afromed Medical Services, a firm he started with colleague Nelisiwe Ngcobo in 2012, has in just six years grown the business to employ dozens of staff including paramedics, a doctor and a nursing sister.

31 August 2018 | Network

State must help us fight cybercrime

Cyber criminals are extremely active across the globe - and very successful. In Africa, too, businesses are losing billions to cybercrime. A quick internet search shows that governments in the Southern African Development Community still aren’t prioritising cybersecurity.

30 August 2018 | Network

Study digs up dirt on our cellphones

More than a third of people (35%) have never cleaned their smartphones with wipes, a cleaning fluid or a similar product, according to the study done by Insurance2Go, a gadget insurance provider based in Portsmouth, England.

24 August 2018 | Network

Natural beauty of the age of sail

The arrival of a Polish three-masted sailing training ship bearing a difficult-to-pronounce name created more than a stir in Cape Town last week.

24 August 2018 | Network

City's urban renewal boost

The Bridge City mixed-use development, north of Durban, is offering key insights to how government’s vision with the support of the private sector is being transformed into reality to positively impact citizens’ lives.

23 August 2018 | Network

Career switch pays off for Thobile

Thobile Mpotshane, founder of Mampontshi Farming and Fencing, just outside Vryheid, scooped three awards in the Female Entrepreneur Awards announced by MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development Themba Mthembu last week.

22 August 2018 | Network