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Public, private sectors join hands in new NMB forum

A new forum aims to bring government and business closer together to make Nelson Mandela Bay an investment city of choice. The forum was set...

International training opportunity for women in logistics

THE Commercial Transport Academy (CTA) has secured funding from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to launch a programme in South Africa for...

Information – the best resource to use in workplace cleaning

OFFICE managers and HR departments have access to large volumes of written material on the subject of workplace cleaning measures. Information will ultimately prove...

Free trade agreement offers huge opportunities for Africa, but much work still needed  

By Bobby Madhav THE Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement came into effect on 1 January 2021. A total of 54 of Africa’s 55...

Are you using one of these pathetic passwords?

FINANCE industry employees use shockingly weak passwords, as revealed by NordPass’s new research. This alarms security experts, as weak passwords make it very easy...

Cogta-UN plan to boost service delivery, local procurement

COOPERATIVE Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, and the head of the United Nations (UN) in South Africa and Resident Coordinator,...

Sweet solution to SA malnutrition menace

Malnutrition, a long-standing challenge in South Africa, can be beaten, and the humble sweet potato has been identified as an important weapon in achieving...

Bank teams up with tech giant to offer zero interest deal

SAMSUNG and Standard Bank have partnered to offer customers 0% interest on all Samsung products bought using a Standard Bank credit card, from the...

Historic EC race track up for auction

THE historic Arlington Racecourse in Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth) is about to make history one last time when it becomes South Africa’s first racing...

Are virtual safety officers the next evolution in health and safety?

By Louise Woodburn WHEN it comes to health and safety laws, there is a belief that this is only applicable to high-risk industries like...

5 tips to keep your business cyber safe

CYBERCRIME targeted at businesses is fuelled by email usage, social engineering and gaps in payment systems. That’s according to Ryan Mer, Managing Director of eftsure Africa,...

Gqeberha facility’s shot in arm for SA vaccine hopes

SOUTH Africa’s stalled COVID-19 vaccine drive has received a sorely needed shot in the arm with the news that Aspen Pharmacare will soon start...

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7 000th unit assembled at Coega truck plant

FAW Trucks ended the month of April on a high note when the 7 000th locally assembled vehicle rolled out of its Coega manufacturing plant....

Metals, engineering indaba to tackle SA power supply problems

THE Southern African Metals and Engineering Indaba, which takes place on 24 and 25 May at the IDC Auditorium in Sandton will probe the...

Does extension of COVID loan scheme mean it’s a failure?

By Thakhani Masindi THE National Treasury, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) and the Banking Association South Africa launched the Loan Guarantee Scheme on 12...

Desalination plant won’t be enough to avert NMB water crisis, chamber warns

ORGANISED business in Nelson Mandela Bay has welcomed the Council’s recent green light for the construction of a seawater desalination plant but warned that...