South Africa’s largest general insurer, will effect a secondary listing of its shares, on the A2X Markets exchange. Its shares will be available to trade on A2X from 1 February 2019.
Amidst a persistently tough economy, companies continue to battle cash flow conundrums. This is exacerbated by ‘bad debtors’ – in fact, late payments and insolvency are two of the most commonly cited causes of long-term damage to business growth.
South Africa’s power utility Eskom has announced stage three of rotational load shedding which has been reported to take place from 08:00 and could go up to 23:00 in the evening.
No business wants to experience downtime in the busiest weeks of the year. Santam, the Top Business Insurer in the 2018 Sunday Times Top Brands Survey, has top tips for companies to combat festive season risks.
In 2018, Nceba Jakavula – age 47 – got six chickens from his grandmother Mpafi and decided to be a chicken farmer. “I saw a need to sell free-range, organic eggs, with a ‘nest-to-mouth’ approach. That’s what differentiates me from my competitors.” Jakavula says the journey has been a challenging one, with his lack of experience making it a high-risk endeavour.
From humble beginnings to owning a prominent insurance business: how mentorship helped an entrepreneur beat the odds
Sbusiso Wanda’s entrepreneurial spirit has overcome extraordinary odds. Having grown up in KwaMashu Township near Durban, with little in the way of education or familial support, he started a butchery business at age 24 and lost it just a year later.
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