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BEE DESK OF EXPETISE 3 Augustus 2017

BEE DESK OF EXPETISE 3 Augustus 2017 Introduction This report has been prepared with a view of the activities from the BEE Expertise desk as well as significant events during the past months. While this report will not include all activities, it does represent a summary of such. BEE NEWS: BEE...
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AHI Business Chamber of the year competition

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Dear Business Chamber Member, The AHI is excited to announce the criteria for the Business Chamber of the Year Competition as attached. We invite you to partake in this competition and to stand the chance of becoming the AHI Business Chamber of the Year for 2017. The award will be...
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Taparura project: Embassy of the Republic of Tunisia in Pretoria

Attention all AHI Mmebers.  Kindly see the opportunity from the Embassy of the Republic of Tunisia in Pretoria below.  Contact the office for more information. 
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SME's drivers of job creation - Cape Argus 27 July 2017

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Read the article on pressreader - Cape Argus 27 July 2017. Click here  
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News release: THE NEXT SOUTH AFRICAN WATER CRISIS

THE NEXT SOUTH AFRICAN WATER CRISIS Monitoring to improve water security in South Africa by Hennie Wiehahn (National Council member of AHI and Chairman of the Industrial and Mining Desk.) South Africa urgently needs to review and improve its climate monitoring abilities if it is to prepare for or head...
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KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY - DR MATHEWS PHOSA. AHI, Chamber for Small Business, SME Indaba Cape Town

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KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY DR MATHEWS PHOSA AHI, Chamber for Small Business, Indaba Cape Town Wednesday, 26 July 2017 Baie dankie vir die voorreg om vandag hier tussen sulke uitgelese lede van die Afrikaanse Handelinstituut met u te kan praat. As ń oud President van u organisasie is dit ń groep...
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KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY MAGDA WIERZYCKA AHI SME INDABA – KELVIN GROVE – 26 JULY 2017

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KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY MAGDA WIERZYCKA AHI SME INDABA – KELVIN GROVE – 26 JULY 2017 We are living through unprecedented times in South Africa where politics and economics have converged – one completely dependent on the other. We are living through times when we are witnessing a battle between all...
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Trade Profile: South Africa Prioritizes Populism at the Cost of Competitiveness

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Trade Profile: South Africa Prioritizes Populism at the Cost of Competitiveness Editor's Note Global trade is changing. The kinds of multilateral agreements that characterized the postwar years have stalled out over the past two decades, prompting countries and economic blocs to try to negotiate smaller deals with fewer partners. Nations and...
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Mining Charter 2017

Dear Business Owner Mining Charter 2017 – Why? Written By: Keith Levenstein I like to understand why someone takes a particular action. In this case “Why did the dept of mineral resources take the step of writing and put in some very contentious clauses in the new charter?”. Many simple minded...
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South Africa's Water Needs Will Be Costly

Over the coming decades, South Africa will face constraints associated with water availability that will have a broad impact on its economy and could temper economic growth. The water-intensive coal power production and mining sectors in particular will be impacted as South Africa is forced to resort to more expensive...
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Eskom has over recovered R7.6bn in renewables-related costs since 2014

7TH JULY 2017 BY: TERENCE CREAMER CREAMER MEDIA EDITOR The affordability of South Africa’s growing fleet of renewable energy plants has been questioned on several occasions by Eskomand Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brownalso weighed in recently, telling Parliamentarians in late June that, while electricity arising from the renewables plants was...
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AHI COMMUNICATION JUNE 2017 - from the CEO'S desk

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  AHI COMMUNICATION JUNE 2017 - from the CEO'S desk July is when South Africa and indeed the world commemorate the birthday of Madiba.  Part of his legacy was his ability to reach out to all fellow South Africans in a spirit of building a future we can all be...
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Save the date: Wed 26 July 2017 - AHI SME Indaba - Cape Town

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We will continue our programme of high profile discussions between business, government, entrepreneurs and other experts to assert our Big Voice for Small Business. (See a synopsis of our first successful Indaba click here .) We seek ways to advocate for SMEs and a truly enabling operating environment to survive...
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MEDIA RELEASE: MINISTER SIGNS FIC AMENDMENT ACT INTO OPERATION

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The Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, has signed and gazetted the coming into operation of various provisions of the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act, 2017 (Act No. 1 of 2017) (“FIC Amendment Act”). The FIC Amendment Act was signed into law by the President on 26 April 2017 and gazetted...
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How does the new Mining Charter affect you- Cliff Dekker Hofmeyer.pdf

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THE MINING CHARTER 2010 V THE MINING CHARTER 2017 – HOW DOES THE NEW CHARTER AFFECT YOU?... http://ahi.co.za/downloads/How%20does%20the%20new%20Mining%20Charter%20affect%20you-%20Cliff%20Dekker%20Hofmeyer.pdf/detail
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AHI REPORTS Hester Davis – Chairperson of the Desk of Expertise

AHI REPORTS Hester Davis – Chairperson of the Desk of Expertise, AHI, wants to inform the businesses and corporate companies of the following information regarding Ownership transactions. Please read the following notice of the latest Gazette no 40898. For more clarity you can contact Hester Davis at 0834578929. We seem to...
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AHI Communication May 2017: From the CEO's desk

 
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MEDIA STATEMENT Fitch Ratings (Fitch) affirmed South Africa’s long term foreign and local currency debt ratings, outlook remains stable

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Enquiries: Communications Unit Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tel: (012) 315 5944 MEDIA STATEMENT Fitch Ratings (Fitch) affirmed South Africa’s long term foreign and local currency debt ratings, outlook remains stable. Fitch has affirmed South Africa’s long term foreign and local currency debt ratings of ‘BB+’ with a stable outlook. Fitch has cited...
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Each one Creates two challenge

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Each 1 Creates 2 More than a quarter of all South African small- and medium-sized businesses say they hope to generate six or more jobs yearly, according to the latest Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM). The number of SMEs in SA is unclear. The Bureau for Economic Research estimates 2.3 million,...
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Social enterprise sector is missing link in Africa wealth-creation chain

Social enterprise sector is missing link in Africa wealth-creation chain Governing parties lack political will, ideas and competence to use the state intelligently to foster development, writes William Gumede 02 May 2017 - 06:58 William Gumede Wealth creation in Africa has been stunted because countries have focused too much on...
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