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SA to host international 2015 small business conference

Business owners will have the opportunity to gain international exposure when South Africa hosts a world conference on best practices in promoting small business development. The conference, organised by the International Society for Small and Medium Enterprises (ISSME), is scheduled to be held in Durban in October next year. However, Moses Mwanjirah South Africa’s ISSME… [Continue Reading]

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Joining our community

Last month saw many exciting things happening in the small business sector. From the appointment of Lindiwe Zulu, small business development minister, to the focus President Jacob Zuma placed on small businesses, particularly those in townships and the informal business sector, in his State of the Nation address in June. As a result, there have… [Continue Reading]

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New ministry for SA small businesses

South Africa’s highly-anticipated first small business development minister Lindiwe Zulu carries the hopes of millions of small business owners on her shoulders, after President Jacob Zuma appointed her to this new ministry as part of his second-term cabinet. Zulu, a former special adviser to the president for international relations, who has admitted to not having… [Continue Reading]

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Small business ministry is a positive step

The recent introduction of a Ministry of Small Business Development, to be pioneered by newly-appointed Minister Lindiwe Zulu, is a momentous move by the government. Many will echo that this is perhaps a step in the right direction. Many others will question its relevance, its ability to address the challenges that the small business sector… [Continue Reading]

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