CNBC Africa’s Head of Programming, Chris Bishop discussed problems facing black business as well as South Africa’s changing business sentiments with the Secretary-General of the Black Business Council, George Sebulela.
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Penwell Dlamini | 2016-12-09 12:25:36.0 - c/o Times Live. Speaking at a business dialogue hosted by the African Entrepreneurs Council in Sandton‚ Brown said government spent R600-billion annually on procurement.
Of this‚ 80% is for tenders worth less than R100-million‚ which provides opportunities for small and... Read More
Government revealed plans to implement a user-friendly state procurement system that won’t hinder entrepreneurial growth.
The government may in future dock the salaries of state accounting officers found to have failed to pay service suppliers within the stipulated 30 days. Also, the government is investigating the possible... Read More
Kenneth Brown. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
Most entrepreneurs are intimidated by the government’s R600bn annual procurement budget, but you don’t need to be a tycoon or a big industrialist to do business with the state, says the Treasury’s chief procurement officer, Kenneth Brown.
The state’s procurement budget is... Read More
GDP fell by a significant 1.2 per cent in first quarter of 2016, the latest GDP performance was well below market expectations Fitch Ratings also confirmed South Africa's sovereign international credit rating at BBB- , with a neutral outlook. CNBC Africa is joined by Mike... Read More
As business leaders gather in Russia’s second biggest city of St. Petersburg for the annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), organizers have confirmed vice president Amissah Arthur as one of the key speakers on the topic “Russia-Africa: Advancing New Frontiers.”
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Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, the Vice-President of the Republic Ghana, has been selected as one of the key speakers on the topic "Russia-Africa: Advancing New Frontiers" at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) scheduled to open from June 16 to 18 in St. Petersburg, the... Read More
AEC President George Sebulela is set to address delegates at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia in 2017. He is among some global leaders who will present key insights into the economic opportunities that exist in Africa and globally. Shifts in economics, politics, and business... Read More
Tuesday 1 September 2015 18:19
China is Africa's major trading partner with investments valued at over 20 billion US dollars.(SABC)
Analysts have urged African governments to re-engage China to embrace the continent's push to industrialise and diversify resource driven economies.
China prepares... Read More
The Youth Economic Indaba is an initiative of young people that responds to high levels of youth unemployment. To commemorate the efforts and values of the youth of 1976, ABSIP and its professional affiliates chose the youth month. The Youth Economic Indaba focuses on advanced... Read More