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Department of trade and industry to launch R50million black industrialist firm in Gauteng

JOHANNESBURG, August 28 – The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) said on Monday that it will this week launch a R50 million black industrialist pet-food manufacturing firm in Gauteng. Maneli Foods in Edenvale, east of Johannesburg, was approved for grant funding of R12.5 million from the department’s Black Industrialist Scheme (BIS). The BIS […]

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BP Southern Africa appoints first black female CEO

JOHANNESBURG, August 28  – BP Southern Africa (BPSA) on Monday appointed chartered accountant, Priscillah Mabelane, as its new chief executive. Mabelane is the first woman in the history of the country’s oil industry to head a multi-national company, marking a significant milestone in the organisation and industry’s transformation journey. She will take the helm on 1 September, […]

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Mpumalanga premier meets second province for talks ahead of December conference

JOHANNESBURG, August 21 – Following a meeting with Limpopo African National Congress (ANC) leadership, Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza concluded a meeting with Gauteng leaders in his quest to ensure “unity” ahead of the governing party’s much anticipated elective conference in December.   In a joint statement, the two provincial leadership described the meeting held in […]