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Calling All KZN Entrepreneurs! Play Your Part Ignite is here to give your business idea a boost!

Sometimes, all a great idea needs is a little fine-tuning to give it the confidence and gravitas it needs to succeed. A nudge in the right direction can be life-changing for many aspiring entrepreneurs in South Africa. Brand South Africa, through their Play Your Part Ignite roadshow, have been travelling through the provinces to give South African entrepreneurs an opportunity…

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Brand South Africa continues to rekindle the intrepreneurial spirit of South Africans youth across the country.

South African youth remain susceptible to unemployment, with many turning to alternate methods of earning an income. Being an entrepreneur in an environment where employment is not always guaranteed has forced youth to become financially independent and find a means to contribute to the country’s economy. Equipping South African youth and aspiring businesses with the necessary skills and resources is…

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CONNIE MATLEJOANE gives 3 tips to female entrepreneurs on how to secure business.

Female entrepreneurs are making waves in various industries, from tech to fashion to food, but when it comes to targeting big businesses as clients, they often face challenges. The promotional products industry is no exception, and is one that Connie Matlejoane, a female entrepreneur from South Africa, is working hard to overcome and share learnings for others.  Connie started her…

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Student wins trip to Havard Business School’s Africa Conference with ground-breaking project.

Honoris United Universities and Regent Business School are proud to announce that one of their students, Boitumelo Nkatlo, has returned from a trip to Harvard Business School which he won following the entrepreneurship skills he demonstrated in his ground-breaking project, BNAqua Solutions. He joined global leaders in entrepreneurship as they gathered at the prestigious Harvard Business School’s Africa Business Conference, held in…

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Brand South Africa plays its part in igniting the entrepreneurial spirit of South African Youth.

As small businesses have continued to play a vital role in sustaining the South African economy, aspiring entrepreneurs require assistance with being equipped with the skills to help nurture their future business ideas and opportunities. The World Bank estimates that SME’s account for 90% of all businesses worldwide and 50% of employment. Indeed, small businesses are essential to the future and…

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#AbsaSmallBizFriday brought to you by NSBC AFRICA gives every person the opportunity of boosting a small business.

Make a big deal out of small businesses with #AbsaSmallBizFriday. For the 11th year in a row, South Africans have come together in a spirit of “each one, reach one”, and to show the world how important small businesses and entrepreneurs are to our country and the greater global economy. Mike Anderson, Founder & CEO of the National Small Business Chamber (NSBC), says…

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CHEF TASTITUDE shares a recipe.

Ingredients: • 10g Gelatine  • 125 ml Mixed Berry fruit juice • 250 ml Mixed Berry Yogurt  • 250 ml cream cream  • 5 ml spearmint food flavouring • 125 ml Raspberries, crushed • 50 ml icing sugar  Method: 1. Hydrate gelatine. Mix the gelatine and juice together in a bowl and let it swell for 10 mins to form…

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Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct celebrated their 5th anniversary of building Africa’s digital economy through digital transformation & entrepreneurship.

Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct in Braamfontein, Johannesburg South Africa gathered more than 50 delegates from various countries, including academics, ambassadors and entrepreneurs to celebrate the 5th anniversary of creating Africa’s digital entrepreneurs. The event was marked by the launch of the ‘Mollo’ Digital Animation Studio that offers an internationally accredited 2D animation program which is the first of its kind in Africa. Mollo is a Setswana name meaning fire.  …

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Brand Africa to recognize & rank the “Best Places in Africa” for tourism, investment & citizen mobilisation in Africa.

Brand Africa launched “Africa’s Best Places” the pan-African initiative to recognize and rank the best places for tourism, investment and citizen mobilisation in Africa. The goal of the initiative is to inspire pride, raise the standards and grow the competitiveness of African places – countries, cities and destinations.  The inaugural awards and rankings of the “Brand Africa | Africa’s Best Places” will be celebrated and published on 1…

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