In addition, a Lifetime Achiever Award will be made to a person or persons who have made a significant contribution to the South African economy through their business activities over a period of 20 years or more. The Awards, which will be held in Johannesburg on 7th December 2017 are hosted by the Department of Trade & Industry in partnership with Proudly South African and Brand South Africa.
Multinational law firm Baker McKenzie is beefing up its African operations as doing business in the world's second largest continent has become riskier. The firm, which is headquartered in the US, has announced a raft of strategic appointments in a bid to enhance its client coverage across Africa, where a number of investors faced increasing regulations in countries in which they did business.
The power utility took second and third positions in the Consumer Green and Consumer Social Investment categories at the awards ceremony held in Parktown, Johannesburg, last week. The winners were determined by analysing data collected through a survey on a total of 3 500 South African adults aged 18 years and above.
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Johannesburg: South African pacer Morne Morkel is all set to be sidelined for 4-6 weeks after scans confirmed a side strain. The 32-year-old sustained the injury during his side's huge 333-run win over Bangladesh in the opening Test of the two-match series.
The World Bank has urged South African companies to stake a claim to the $ 45 billion that the group has set aside for projects on the African continent. Speaking at a seminar on doing business with the World Bank on Friday, Executive Director of the World Bank Group representing Angola, Nigeria and South Africa, Bongi Kunene, urged local companies to make use of opportunities presented by the group.
Up to 250 high-powered delegates will attend the fourth edition of the South Africa-Italy Summit/Indaba, which will be held from 24 to 25 October 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg. The summit is organised by The European House – Ambrosetti Group , a leading Italian management consulting firm.
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