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ITHALA SUPPORTS EVER-GROWING FEMALE TALENT POOL

Published 1 Day Ago
Community DevelopmentBanking

“In supporting government’s call for transformation, we believe women contribute significantly to the mainstream economy and must, therefore, be exposed to all the resources and opportunities required to advance in their respective careers.”

GREENING FACILITIES MANAGEMENT, A GLOBAL CHALLENGE

Published 3 Days Ago
Education Wellness

According to a scientific paper entitled “Building and Environment”, the practice of sustainable facilities management (FM) is rapidly evolving with the increasing interest in the discourse of sustainable development. “Survey results show that time constraints, lack of knowledge and lack of senior management commitment are the main barriers for the implementation of consistent and comprehensive sustainable FM policy and practice.” 

Drone building project sees South African and South Korean youth collaborate

Published 3 Days Ago
Education Information Technology (IT)

Curro, the JSE-listed independent education provider, recently collaborated on a drone-building project alongside a group of South Korean learners. 

TURBULENT TIMES REQUIRE A STEADY FOCUS ON THE HORIZON

Published 4 Days Ago
Information Technology (IT)Current Affairs

Last month, Trading Economics reported that South African manufacturing production had declined 0.8 percent year-on-year, following an upwardly revised 4.2 percent drop in April, which was the highest since July of 2014.

Women march ahead in franchising

Published 1 Week Ago
Business Community Affairs

The face of franchising has become much more welcoming to women in the two decades since the Cash Converters brand was launched in Southern Africa, says Managing Director Richard Mukheibir. 

African Women Chartered Accountants (AWCA) to honour self-starter with 2017 Woman of Substance Award

Published 2 Weeks Ago
Business Community Affairs

The African Women Chartered Accountants (AWCA) is set to host its annual Woman of Substance awards, themed ‘Africa in the Rise of Localisation’ during Women’s Month this year.

MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME GEARS RURAL WOMEN FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS

Published 2 Weeks Ago
TrainingCommunity Lifestyle

A mentorship programme to capacitate KwaZulu-Natal rural and township women with business skills to realise their dreams of becoming entrepreneurs and enjoying a better quality of life has been made possible.

Spearheaded by Ithala Development Finance Corporation, the mentorship programme is designed to help micro-level SMMEs grow and sustain their businesses.

How Samsung Mobile’s New Visual Language Creates a Unified Experience

Published 3 Weeks Ago
AdvertisingElectronics

Visual language can be interpreted as a social act. It must have traditional elements of communication, as well as an expression of identity.

THE VALUE OF TECH IN ENGINEERING, CONSTRUCTION AND MINING

Published 3 Weeks Ago
ConstructionCurrent Affairs

In 2015 Mail & Guardian reported that technology may very well save the mining industry. In engineering, construction and mining, this statement still rings true today. Gone are the days when spread sheets were the optimum performance platform. Innovation drives growth, and falling behind means losing ground instead of breaking it.

 

Carpooling proves ‘excellent’ match for Cape Town’s traffic congestion

Published 3 Weeks Ago
Information Technology (IT)Community Development

South African carpooling app, uGoMyWay today released the results of its pilot ‘corporate carpooling project’.  

A RANGER’S VIEW ON THE RHINO POACHING EPIDEMIC 

Published 1 Month Ago
Community LifestyleCommunity Affairs

Leading counter-poaching operations has always been part and parcel of a ranger's responsibilities. There has been a massive surge in rhino poaching across Africa in recent years as a result of well organised poaching syndicates targeting this iconic species for their own economic gains.

ACCESS TO MARKETS CRITICAL FOR SMME SURVIVAL

Published 1 Month Ago
Business Community Affairs

 

“As the key drivers of job creation and inclusive economic growth, there is no question that SMMEs must be supported as part of our development mandate,” said Themba Mathe, Acting Chief Executive of Ithala Development Finance Corporation.

“Against the backdrop of an unfavourable economic climate, it becomes even more pressing for young people to be integrated into the job market to put an end to the cycle of poverty.”

THE POWER OF DATA & TECH IN FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

Published 1 Month Ago
Community LifestyleConstruction

In any business, data holds the power to drive the bottom line, ensure uptime and feed an informed strategy for the future. With financial constraints impacting facility operations, managers face decisions about how to maximise their workforce and make the most of all resources. 

SOFTWARE CULTIVATING GROWTH IN THE FRUIT & VEGETABLE INDUSTRY 

Published 1 Month Ago
Community LifestyleInformation Technology (IT)

The Produce Marketing Association recently conducted in-depth industry research, indicating that the current extreme drought has decreased food production and significantly increased costs. The report confirms that agricultural production and security of domestic food supplies are at risk. 

THE DUTY OF CARE; PROTECTING STAFF & ASSETS DURING STRIKE ACTION 

Published 1 Month Ago
TrainingCommunity Lifestyle

In South Africa, “strike action” has become a metaphor for “violent outbursts against all authority”. The reality is that striking employees simply do not abide by the rules. With a single-minded focus to disrupt business and productivity, these employees can do irreparable damage if they are not contained. 

SWEET DEAL KEEPS CANE GROWERS AND SUGAR INDUSTRY AFLOAT

Published 1 Month Ago
Business Community Affairs

To alleviate the effects of the drought and ensure sustainable throughput of the mill, Ithala provided a R15 million debt facility to Gledhow for on-lending to growers supplying sugar cane to the company.

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT ESSENTIALS; MOULDING EMPLOYABLE GRADUATES 

Published 2 Months Ago
Education Training

Further Education and Training (FET) should strive to achieve three goals: making graduates employable; creating a diverse workforce; and meeting the needs of the country’s economy. The 2017 Youth Day theme is; “The year of OR Tambo: Advancing Youth Economic Empowerment”. The goals of FET and the theme for the celebration of youth could not be more perfectly aligned. 

Corporate & educational institutions benefit with new Apple deployments 

Published 2 Months Ago
Education Electronics/Computers

Apple has introduced two new deployment programmes likely to be music to your IT Manager’s ears: The Device Enrollment Programme (DEP) offers companies a fast, streamlined way of deploying corporate-owned Mac or iOS devices, while the Volume Purchase Programme (VPP) allows companies or educational institutions to volume-purchase and distribute apps required for work purposes. 

YOUTH MAKING INROADS TO A BRIGHTER FUTURE

Published 2 Months Ago
Education Training

“With Youth Month upon us, this should serve as a constant reminder of the plight of youth and the moral obligation we have as ordinary citizens and corporates to help elevate marginalised communities.”

2017 PETCO Awards celebrate the champions behind PET recycling in South Africa

Published 2 Months Ago
ConservationCommunity Affairs

The extraordinary contributions to PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) recycling in South Africa during the course of 2016 by 10 individuals and companies were celebrated at an awards ceremony as part of the PETCO Annual General Meeting, which was held on 07 June at the Radisson Blu Sandton Hotel in Johannesburg. 

THE VALUE OF FARM AND ANTI-POACHING SECURITY 

Published 2 Months Ago
Community LifestyleCommunity Affairs

From poached rhinos to killing for subsistence, and criminal farm attacks, the agricultural, wildlife ranching and tourism industries face an onslaught of incursions. 

Fibre`s the best thing for the suburb since the lightbulb, says Otel

Published 2 Months Ago
Community DevelopmentElectronics/Computers

High-speed fibre optic broadband access is the most promising suburban development since electricity. "Fibre's the best thing since lightbulbs began lighting up homes," says Rad Jankovic, CEO of independent telecommunications provider, Otel.

WHY WiFi AS A SERVICE IS THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS, RETAIL AND MARKETING

Published 2 Months Ago
Information Technology (IT)Community Development

WaaS is a high speed WiFi solution that is fully managed using cloud based management systems for connectivity, as well as the configuration of the WiFi network. WaaS is supplied on a subscription basis, and is considered the future of connectivity tech. 

MEA MARKETS: SUSTAINABILITY IN MANUFACTURING 

Published 2 Months Ago
Community AffairsCommunity Development

Local green cleaning product manufacturer, Green Worx Cleaning Solutions, proved its eco-friendly approach. As such it was awarded as the Most Sustainable Cleaning Product Manufacturer 2017. “Green Worx Cleaning Solutions is South Africa’s leading developer and manufacturer of green cleaning products that are kind to people and the environment.”

EXCELLENCE IN TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT REWARDED 

Published 2 Months Ago
Education Training

The Institute of People Development (IPD), which offers Learning & Development and Management training, was recognised as the Best Education Management Company in Gauteng, while also scooping an Award for Excellence in Training and Development Services.

HONOUR THOSE THAT STRIVE TO STOP POACHERS IN THEIR TRACKS - AWARD NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN 

Published 2 Months Ago
Education Training

Since 2012, the Rhino Conservation Awards have been held annually, honouring those that put themselves between Africa’s rhinos and those who seek their destruction. 

RURAL KZN SCHOOLS BEAM AT GENEROSITY OF ITHALA

Published 2 Months Ago
Education Community Lifestyle

The spirit of ubuntu came alive when members of Ithala Development Finance Corporation’s Corporate Social Investment team visited eight rural schools in Nongoma, Ulundi, Kwadukuza, Ixopo, Ndumo, Isithebe, Madadeni and Mandeni to deliver school uniforms.

THE INTERNET OF THINGS; THE PERFECT STORM?

Published 2 Months Ago
Community LifestyleBusiness

On the 10th and 11th of May, the SAFMA Annual Conference 2017 was held at Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The Conference featured experts, presenting the latest innovations in facilities management. 

MANAGING FOR A PRODUCTIVE WORKFORCE 

Published 3 Months Ago
Education Training

In the modern workplace, filled with distractions and illusions of grandeur, it can be an overwhelming task to maintain motivation, and drive a workforce to deliver productivity. To achieve this, 21st century managers should focus on two elements; getting people to work, and making work for people. 

LANCEWOOD® the Big Cheese at SA Cheese Festival

Published 3 Months Ago
TourismEntertainment Variety

Sandringham farm in Stellenbosch set the scene for this year’s South African Cheese Festival, where LANCEWOOD®, the number one cream cheese brand in SA*, took top honours for the best stand in the commercial cheese category. 

SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS FACES THE URINAL (RESTROOM) CHALLENGE 

Published 3 Months Ago
Community LifestyleConstruction

We’ve all read the note on the bathroom stall – “please leave these restrooms in the condition you found them”. While the appearance of cleanliness and the pungent aroma of bleach gives us a sense that the toilets we use at work are sanitised, studies show this is not the case. 

DEPTH, DISPERSAL, DEVELOPMENT AND DRIVE: THE 4D’S OF AGRI-TECH IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Published 3 Months Ago
Community LifestyleBusiness

According to Jane Thomson, Managing Director of Softworx (an Infor partner), the key to ensuring sustainable production is an efficient and reliable value chain. “To achieve efficiency in the agricultural value chain, the four Ds of agri-tech must be implemented; depth, dispersed operations, development, and drive.” 

PREPARATION; THE KEY TO STRIKE PROTECTION 

Published 3 Months Ago
TrainingCommunity Lifestyle

With the metal worker's srtrike looming, D&K Management Consulting's Kyle Condon sheds some light on the need for preparation, for effective strike protection. 

MY BUSINESS INDABA ROADSHOW TO EMPOWER YOUTH, WOMEN, SMMES

Published 3 Months Ago
TrainingBusiness

Ithala Development Finance Corporation is embarking on a province-wide roadshow incorporating its three flagship programmes – Inkunz’isematholeni Youth in Business Competition, Siyasebenza SMME workshops and Imbokodo Iyazenzela Women in Business.

PARTNERING FOR END-TO-END, HIGH TECH WiFi AS A SERVICE

Published 3 Months Ago
Information Technology (IT)Retail

WiFi is no longer just a conduit to connect to the internet. If used properly, it is a connection to the world, and all of the opportunities it holds. As the South African business IT landscape moves away from outdated 20th century tech, the increased focus is placed on the Internet of Things (IoT).

Fair Trade Tourism welcome’s Hotel Verde, Africa’s Greenest Hotel at WTM Africa

Published 3 Months Ago
Tourism

Hotel Verde, situated at the Cape Town International Airport has just been certified by Fair Trade Tourism at the annual World Travel Market Africa, in Cape Town, South Africa.

SMME SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AND MENTORSHIP EMPOWERS RURAL WOMEN

Published 4 Months Ago
Community AffairsCommunity Development

As part of a collaboration between Ithala Development Finance Corporation and the Businesswomen’s Association of South Africa (BWSA), the Top 20 nominees in the “Imbokodo Iyazenzela” Women in SMMEs Awards 2016 were hosted at a business skills development workshop in Durban this week.

 

Hisense becomes Official Sponsor of 2018 FIFA World Cup

Published 4 Months Ago
SoccerSport Sponsorships

On 6 April 2017, in a joint press conference held with FIFA, Hisense announced its status as an official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, becoming the first-ever Chinese consumer electronics brand to sponsor the tournament.

HOLISTIC FACILITIES MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS SUCCESS 

Published 4 Months Ago
Education Training

At its most granular level, facilities management is the maintenance of an organisation’s buildings and equipment. The South African Facilities Management Association (SAFMA) defines facilities management as; “An enabler of sustainable enterprise performance through the whole life management of productive workplaces and effective business support services.” 

BREAKING GROUND IN MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT

Published 4 Months Ago
Education Training

The managerial ladder is often built with rungs that depend on technical expertise. If an employee proves that they have the skills to perform the business tasks required of their position, they are promoted to the next rung. While technical proficiency is essential to performance, management skills are critical to get others to perform. 

THREE KEYS TO CULTIVATING A HAPPY WORK ENVIRONMENT 

Published 4 Months Ago
Education Training

Creating a happy working environment is critical to productivity, employee satisfaction and profitability. There are three key elements impacting on the cultivation of such environments; management techniques, management-employee relationships and peer-to-peer relationships.

 

ITHALA CELEBRATES TOP BUSINESS ACHIEVERS

Published 4 Months Ago
Community AffairsAgriculture

The annual Business Achiever Awards hosted by Ithala Development Finance Corporation recognises and celebrates business achievements and excellence at a time when economic inclusivity is high on government’s development agenda.

Singularity University Launches Second Global Impact Challenge (GIC) in Southern Africa

Published 4 Months Ago
Exhibitions & Events

Singularity University (SU), a global community with a mission to educate, inspire, and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity's greatest challenges, is collaborating with Man Made Media to launch a Global Impact Challenge (GIC) in Southern Africa.

DON’T BE THAT BOSS – A CONTEMPORARY GUIDE TO EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP 

Published 4 Months Ago
TrainingBusiness

In this 21st century, the first of the third millennium, a unique and composite leadership approach must be employed to ensure staff remain engaged, encouraged and energised. 

The Cream of the Tech Crop 

Published 4 Months Ago
Business Agriculture

Jane Thomson of Softworx – an Infor partner - examines how the right technology can mean the difference between profit and loss in the dairy industry.

Adopting new approaches within recruitment

Published 5 Months Ago
AdvertisingMarketing

As a business owner of a boutique growing global headhunting agency, the one thing I am constantly scared of is the one thing I make a conscious effort never to ignore. I call it the three C’s. Change, Courage, Culture.

THREE REASONS WHY YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS A GREEN CONSULTANT

Published 5 Months Ago
Community LifestyleBusiness

While South Africa continues to move towards a green trend when developing new buildings, the real test of sustainability begins on occupation.

PARTNERSHIPS AND THEIR ROLE IN BUSINESS SUCCESS

Published 5 Months Ago
Business Construction

In an African context, business intelligence and data analytics add immense value to businesses’ operations.

PURPOSEFUL LEADERSHIP, CALCULATED MANAGEMENT

Published 5 Months Ago
Education Training

In determining how to achieve purposeful leadership, one must first determine what the word “purpose” means – to the company, and its employees.

THE LEADING-EDGE APPROACH TO EMPLOYEE HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Published 5 Months Ago
Education Training

The 2017 Employee Health and Wellness Conference featured a common thread; the need to approach health and wellness in a new way.

INNOVATION AND AGILITY; KEY TO BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

Published 5 Months Ago
Business Construction

Ease of use is one of the most important factors when clients are selecting BI and analytics solutions today

HOLISTIC ENTERPRISE ASSET MANAGEMENT, HOLISTIC SUCCESS

Published 5 Months Ago
Business Information Technology (IT)

The recent Softworx EAM Showcase was hosted to explore asset management solutions.

PROUDLY SA MANUFACTURER TAGGED “GREEN” BY GLOBAL CERTIFICATION

Published 5 Months Ago
Community LifestyleConstruction

This month, local manufacturer, Green Worx Cleaning Solutions, was certified by Global GreenTag as having truly green products. 

Coughing Up to Cut Down?

Published 5 Months Ago
Consumer AffairsFood

In his recently delivered Budget Speech, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said that the anticipated 20% tax on sweetened sugar beverages (SSBs) will be implemented later this year once details are finalised and the legislation is passed.

New South African solution streamlines how brands track social media

Published 1 Week Ago
SalesAdvertising

Brands are increasingly in the spotlight on social media and, therefore, it is important for businesses to be able to track conversations and mentions about their brands. 

Understanding this, Newsclip has launched an integrated social media tracking solution, which includes Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. my

CFG sustainability efforts bear fruit

Published 5 Months Ago
Trade Conservation

The sustainability efforts of one of the largest employers in the area, Ceres Fruit Growers, is bearing fruit saving the environment and the bottom line in the process.

Sponsorship win-win: Nashua’s Rugby Skills Project brings innovation to schools and SA rugby ​

Published 5 Months Ago
Community LifestyleRugby

Sponsorship works well when the big creative idea connects with the audience emotionally and it develops relationships with customers. At the end of 2016, an inspired collaboration between Brand inc and ShadowBall led to the Nashua Rugby Skills Project (NRSP) being born. It’s a sponsorship that ticks all the right boxes, developing both South African rugby and human beings through sport. 

Techsys Digital awarded strategic Diageo project

Published 5 Months Ago
Business Marketing

To enable effective eCRM, Diageo South Africa has partnered with industry expert Techsys Digital across Captain Morgan, Smirnoff, J&B and Johnnie Walker. 

Why sustainable business still matters

Published 6 Months Ago
Business Energy

Forbes’ list of 2016’s most sustainable companies has highlighted the fact that sustainability still matters. The reality is that, while we live, work, and rely on planet earth, we need to look after the limited resources that remain. 

Sanlam launches pay-as-you-go accident cover app

Published 6 Months Ago
WellnessTourism

South Africans and tourists visiting this country can now purchase instant accident cover on demand via their smart phones, thanks to a new app by Sanlam.

Applications for Africa`s largest business incubator still open

Published 6 Months Ago
Business Consumer Affairs

Since the inception of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Programme in 2015, 48 South African entrepreneurs have been tallied amongst the best and brightest minds in business, by Africa’s largest business incubator.

Underprivileged young athletes get their chance to shine in Monaco rugby tournament 

Published 6 Months Ago
RugbySport Sponsorships

South Africa has no shortage of talented young rugby players – and a partnership between the South African Rugby Legends Association (SARLA), The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation and Cell C is making it possible for a group of young budding rugby stars to experience the thrill of an international tournament. 

Pepkor Africa appoints new managing director

Published 6 Months Ago
Retail Economy

Pepkor Africa announces that Garth Napier has been appointed Managing Director of Pepkor Africa, reporting to the Pepkor Africa Group MD, Leon Lourens.

When tradition meets the future ​

Published 6 Months Ago
Retail Food

The South African drink, Mageu, receives boost to safety, shelf life and appeal through packaging upgrade.

ITHALA OPTIMISTIC ABOUT KZN’S ECONOMIC PROSPECTS

Published 6 Months Ago
Education Community Affairs

Ithala Development Finance Corporation, KZN’s provincial development agency, remains optimistic that private sector investment will be key to beating the odds and stimulating growth this year. The predicted GDP growth for 2017 is forecast at 1.0 percent.

Announcing a new version of the best-selling and most recognisable performance chair of all time, the New Aeron® Chair from Herman Miller

Published 6 Months Ago
Business Wellness

Global design manufacturer Herman Miller, Inc. has unveiled a new Aeron chair that is now available in South Africa exclusively through long-term local distributor All Office. The Aeron chair first launched in 1994 and was unlike any chair the world had ever seen. Instead of a padded throne, designers Bill Stumpf and Don Chadwick did away with foam and fabric to create a true machine for sitting. 

Tips when looking for office space

Published 6 Months Ago
Business Interior Design

Finding a workspace that leads to productivity is crucial for entrepreneurs and small businesses, but this can sometimes be very difficult. “People often choose an office based on how nice it looks, but then a few weeks into occupation they realise it doesn’t work for their business. Knowing what questions to ask upfront is important,” says Greg Beadle, Founder of The Bureaux, Cape Town’s leading flexible workspace provider.

Tsogo Sun appoints General Manager of new Cape Town hotel complex

Published 7 Months Ago
Business Tourism

“Dynamite comes in small packages” is definitely characteristic of Chandreshwar Singh, the newly appointed General Manager of Tsogo Sun’s hotel complex in the Cape Town city centre. Raised in Umtata in the Eastern Cape, Singh is well suited and in a perfect place in his career to take on the challenge of opening and leading the team of the dual hotel complex set to open in September 2017.

Tips when buying a new car

Published 7 Months Ago
AutomotivePassenger Vehicles

You’re in the market for a new car and you’re spoilt for choice. You don’t know quite where to start or what to be looking out for. MD for Nissan Group of Africa, Mike Whitfield, pulls over to share tips on what to consider. 

Sar Proteas Team Announced For Netball Quad Series

Published 7 Months Ago
TrainingSport Sponsorships

Netball South Africa (NSA) announced their SPAR Protea team to take on Australia and England in the upcoming Quad Series to be staged in Durban.

Sustainability in building design is key at 30th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards

Published 7 Months Ago
Education Construction

Sustainable building demands architectural design that aims to minimise negative environmental impacts through efficiency and balance in the use of materials, energy and development space. It is a mindful approach to energy and ecological conservation in the creation of the built environment. 

Hollywood star Kal Penn wins MasterChef and donates prize money to UN Agency for Palestinian refugees

Published 7 Months Ago
MediaPublic Relations

The Palestine solidarity and human rights organisation BDS South Africa welcomes and celebrates the winning by Hollywood actor Kal Penn of the recent MasterChef celebrity showdown. We warmly salute Penn for choosing to donate his prize money to the UN's agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA. (Click here to watch video)

Class Of 2016 Urged To Opt For Vocational Training

Published 7 Months Ago
Education Training

The resurgence of violent #FeesMustFall protests in 2016, following the Minister of Higher Education’s announcement of an 8% university fee increase for 2017, has created concern amongst matriculants about their studies next year. Tony Keal, Group Skills Facilitator, at the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC), suggests that they further their education through vocational training. 

 

Durban’s People’s Park Unlocked in Unique Skate Competition

Published 8 Months Ago
All SportSports Events

Local Dlamini Dlamini skates his heart out at Red Bull Unlocked skateboarding contest, edging out Moses Adams and Brandon Valjalo to take the title.

Izinyoni Indigenous Nursery Shares Tips on how to Get Your Lawn Ready for the Summer

Published 8 Months Ago
Agriculture Hobbies & Crafts

With summer upon us, South Africans are enjoying family braais in the garden, or lazing around the pool in the blazing sun. The Izinyoni Indigenous Nursery has great advice on how to get the perfect rolling green lawns for the summer months. The nursery which stocks a variety of indigenous plants and fertilizers, aims to help avid local gardeners by sharing some gardening tips.

ITHALA SPREADS THE LOVE TO UNDERPRIVILEGED COMMUNITIES

Published 8 Months Ago
Community LifestyleCommunity Affairs

Ithala Development Finance Corporation took time out this week to visit the Lower Umfolozi Regional War Memorial Hospital in Empangeni, north of Durban, and Prince Mshiyeni memorial hospital in Umlazi, south of Durban, to play Santa and delivered toys to little patients

PROFIT MARGINS RISE AND ITHALA GETS ITS THIRD CLEAN AUDIT

Published 8 Months Ago
Community DevelopmentCurrent Affairs

Ithala Development Finance Corporation (IDFC) - a catalyst for SMME development in KwaZulu-Natal and deliverer of hope for historically disadvantaged communities - is on a growth trajectory following the release of its annual financial results.

YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS SHINE AT THE 2016 INKUNZ’ISEMATHOLENI YOUTH IN BUSINESS AWARDS

Published 8 Months Ago
Community LifestyleCommunity Affairs

Ithala Development Finance Corporation’s 2016 Inkunz’isematholeni Youth in Business competition recently drew to a close after the evaluation of all business concepts that were submitted.  “Think Innovation, Think Green” was the theme for this year’s competition and the submissions varied within the engineering, IT and science sectors.

CONNECTIVITY NOT ASSURED WITHOUT A DUAL-MEDIUM FIBRE APPROACH

Published 8 Months Ago
Information Technology (IT)Entertainment Variety

The universal adage that time is money has never been more accurate. In the current ultra-modern age, where technology is driven by daily innovation, any business seeking success simply cannot afford to be offline, or fall behind with its information technology infrastructure.