Day: August 5, 2020

SA township-mapping startup offers FMCG companies innovative value creation platform

South African startup Eneodata is providing location intelligence data from townships to fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies to help them derive better value and create opportunities for local people.Founded in 2018, Eneodata is a location intelligence and analytics company focused on unlocking the value of the informal market through mapping economic activities in difficult-to-see spaces.The …

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Here’s why South Africa needs its own Startup Act

A co-created and tailor-made South African Startup Act would be a powerful tool for empowering entrepreneurs and addressing key developmental issues, although case studies from other African countries show that it will require prolonged and widespread engagement with various stakeholders. This was the conclusion reached at the end of a webinar discussion on the relevance of a …

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SA mining industry steadfast in its transformation journey

The Minerals Council South Africa’s member companies have shown substantial compliance and have made significant progress along the journey towards transforming the South African mining industry and the economy in the past decade. While the Minerals Council remains fully committed to improving the competitiveness of the mining sector by ensuring its ongoing growth, transformation and …

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The real numbers: How the sand is shifting under the economic pillars of SA

The sand is shifting under the long-held notion of good macro-economic pillars of South Africa. Former trade and industry minister Rob Davies once argued that unless we disabuse ourselves of that notion, the microeconomic and trade policies are going to be suffocated by the macroeconomic rigidities. Key macro-economic measures are mostly about the relationship between …

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