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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...

Positive outlook for furniture industry

THE South African Furniture Initiative (SAFI) has welcomed the overwhelming support of the Furniture Industry Master Plan (FIMP) Version 1.0, which was tabled and...

Trucking big boost for farmers in need

THE drought in South Africa has threatened the livelihood of many farmers, prompting Motus Isuzu in partnership with Isuzu South Africa and various farming...

Lifeline for COVID-hit hospitality businesses

STRUGGLING restaurants, catering and accommodation establishments that have been hit hard by the devastating impact of COVID-19, now have an opportunity to get back...

Bakkie maker says YES again to youth employment

ISUZU Motors South Africa (IMSAf) has this week welcomed the next group of Youth Employment Service (YES) candidates. The YES programme, which was launched by...

New no monthly fees bank account for stokvels

FNB has launched a new no monthly account fees digital account for stokvels which it says will help these community savings clubs better manage...

Millions for promising social innovators

MEAT Naturally and Agricool Finance were awarded joint first place in the SAB Foundation’s 10th Annual Social Innovation Awards, while Leafline Washable Sanitary Wear...

Ports and City join hands to back PE pandemic relief efforts

DEPUTY Executive Mayor Thsonono Buyeye recently accepted 500 food vouchers on behalf of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro from the local ports of Port...

New machines a boost for anti-COVID fight

A R1.5-million donation from edible oil processor and consumer goods heavyweight Willowton Group promises to be a significant boost in the fight against the...

Fuelling drought, fire relief for farmers

ENGEN has joined efforts to assist drought-stricken farming communities in Sutherland in the Eastern Cape as well as areas in the Free State that...

Food parcels Merc a big difference for hungry EC communities

MERCEDES-Benz South Africa (MBSA) has donated 1,000 food parcels to communities in the Eastern Cape hard hit by COVID-19. The automaker has partnered with nongovernmental...

Turbine charged! Wind farm, parents join forces for crèche upgrade

PARENTS of children attending Mkhuseli Koliti Crèche, in the Thornhill community, joined in the extensive refurbishment programme to help upgrade and expand the Early...

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Ports authority pulls plug on Ngqura liquid bulk storage terminal

TRANSNET National Ports Authority (TNPA) has pulled out of development of the proposed new liquid bulk storage terminal at the Port of Ngqura but...

R253m road project boon for EC town

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) met with the Dordrecht business fraternity recently to discuss the economic benefits and job opportunities presented by...

Council tweaks budget in bid to stop taps running dry

AS the ongoing drought continues to grip the Kouga region, Kouga Municipality Council recently adjusted its capital budget in an attempt to prevent taps...

NMB drought mitigation plans ‘in overdrive’

THE Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s drought mitigation plans are in overdrive as the region continues to experience insignificant rainfall and low dam levels that...