Business

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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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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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Drinking Age

Government Wants to Raise Drinking Age to 21

Nearly 80% of a group of surveyed Gauteng high school pupils regularly consume alcohol, according to findings released by the University of South Africa’s Bureau for Market Research.

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Entrepreneurial skills and capital

Entrepreneurs Need Skills and Capital to Sustain their Businesses

Liz Zambonini, the CEO of The Hope Factory says most businesses do not fail because the owner did not work hard – they fail because the owner did not have the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed.

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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.

Cash Flow

Cash Flow

Cash Flow - Income and Expenditure of Your Business

Cash flow management is the lifeblood of your business because it enables you to track cash as it flows in and out of your business revealing to you the causes ofcash flow shortfalls and surpluses.

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Alcohol and health

Keeping Healthy with Alcohol

The consumption of alcohol can have beneficial or harmful effects depending on the age and other characteristics of the person consuming alcohol, amount consumed and specifics of a situation.

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Zanele Twala

She’s in the Forefront of Transforming Educatio

The newly appointed executive director at Bridge, Zanele Twala, is a seasoned manager with a wealth of knowledge about the role of civil society in contributing towards transformation.