Business

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Black entrepreneurs

Bafana Mapela says entrepreneurship requires strategies to be implemented

Bafana Mapela, co-founder of Black Entrepreneurs, a business consulting firm, says entrepreneurship is a process that requires strategies to be formulated and successfully implemented for it to work.

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Consumer Inflation

Higher inflation rate affects poor consumers

The CPI inflation rate for December, shows a slight increase from 5.6% to 5.7% year-on-year, providing the latest insights as to where the household sector is most or least pressured by price increases.

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ATMs in townships

High Demand of ATMs in Townships

South Africa’s townships present a wealth of opportunities for local businesses due to the high concentration of people living within the areas that are typically located a distance away from larger retailers.

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Entrepreneur Culture

SA Needs to Adopt a Culture of Entrepreneurship

Approximately 80% of start-ups fail within the first two years of existence. Reasons as to why these businesses fail vary from lack of capital, lack of business skills and a worsening economy.

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Columba Leadership

Movement for Youth Leadership

“When young people invest in their own education and take shared responsibility for school discipline and academic improvement we see dramatic results,” says Rob Taylor, Founding Chairman of Columba Academy.

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Skills Shortage

Addressing skills shortage in hospitality industry

The Tourism and Business Institute of Southern Africa (TBISA) says South Africa doesn’t have a properly trained staff within the hospitality industry and that can negatively affect local tourism prospects.

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Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Drinking While Pregnant Can Harm your Unborn Baby

The number of people affected by Foetal Alcohol Syndrome is three to five times more than those with HIV/Aids and it’s also the biggest cause of mental retardation in South Africa, according to the WHO.

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Obesity Disease

Don’t be a Couch Potato

With approximately one child in five SA children overweight and exposed to a number of health risks as they grow older, the International Statistical Classification of Diseases has specified obesity a disease.

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Business and saving

Saving is Not Only for Rich or Successful Business People

The South African Reserve Bank Quarterly Bulletin report reveals a damning picture of South Africa’s extremely poor level of household savings.

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Skills Renewal

Entrepreneurs Need Constant Skills Renewal to be Competitive

Long-term business success relies on continual personal growth and taking a short term entrepreneurial course from a reputable learning institution will ensure that you further your skills in special areas.