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Marula Money

Success in business often depends on how you tap into the resources from your environment. This is what the Chivrikani Producers Cooperative from the rural areas surrounding Tzaneen in Limpopo did by producing various products from marula fruit pulp. Here are (from left to right) Venia Ngobeni, Frangelina Sibanda, Shiela Shipalana and Pemler Shipalana, who… [Continue Reading]

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Do you have it in you to be successful as entrepreneur like Ludwick Marishane, who’s waterless soap received international recognition?

Are you ready to go into business?

MANY people dream of starting a business but are hesitant to start because they are not sure if they’re capable of going on their own or are not sure what kind of business they should start. Are you one of those people wondering if starting a business is right for you? Do you have the… [Continue Reading]

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Kimberley's Executive Mayor opens the SMME Village

Kimberley incubator fills big hole in Northern Cape

THE first major small business incubator in the Northern Cape, the R12 million SMME Village was launched in Kimberley earlier this year. Built by the Sol Plaatje Municipality, the impressive facility, in Tyala Street in Galeshewe, can accommodate 40 small businesses and already has nearly 30 tenants accredited – most of whom have moved in.… [Continue Reading]

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The members of Kopenalo Co-operative

Solar power gives canteen co-operative a jumpstart

A NEW “solar farm” in Droogfontein, 20 km outside Kimberley, that will generate 50 mega watts of electricity is also powering a new catering business that has set up a canteen for the plant’s workers. Kopenalo Co-operative has six women members who are from the community, and who have been able to establish their business… [Continue Reading]

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