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BUSA News & the end of BUSA-BBC Cooperation in Nedlac

BUSA News & the end of BUSA-BBC Cooperation in Nedlac
BUSA News & the end of BUSA-BBC Cooperation in Nedlac 1. It has been an eventful week, culminating in this morning’s engagement with the Minister and Deputy Minister of Finance – an engagement that was well received by BUSA members. BUSA made comment on the return of Brian Molefe to Eskom,...
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Charity tournament breaks all records

Charity tournament breaks all records
The Cullinan Chamber of Commerce managed to raise just on a quarter of a million rand for charity at its annual golf day.
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17TH COMMISSION FOR EMPLOYMENT EQUITY ANNUAL REPORT

for full article click here to download http://ahi.co.za/downloads/17th_CEE_Report_Summary_Sheet_2016_2017.pdf/detail
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Defence Sector Charter being analysed for compliance

for full article click here to download;http://ahi.co.za/downloads/Defence%20Sector%20Charter%20being%20analysed%20for%20compliance%20_%20defenceWeb.pdf/detail
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Minister of Finance Speaks To Black Business Leaders

Minister of Finance Speaks To Black Business Leaders
The AHI was invited to join the Black Business Council for a dinner evening with the newly appointed Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, CEO dr. Ernest Messina attended the event.  Find his full speech below - source: Business Report. Business Report | 16 May 2017, 06:20amMalusi GigabaAddress the Minister of Finance, Malusi...
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This is the newsletter of the B-BBEE Commission Third Edition April 2017

For the full article click here to download. http://www.ahi.co.za/downloads/BBEE%20Commission%20A4%20Newsletter%20Web2-ilovepdf-compressed.pdf/detail
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NEWS RELEASE FROM THE AHI: Small Business Association Will Call on Finance Minister to Ease SME Burdens

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE AHI: Small Business Association Will Call on Finance Minister to Ease SME Burdens
NEWS RELEASE FROM THE AHI 11 May 2017 Small Business Association Will Call on Finance Minister to Ease SME Burdens As part of a delegation from Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) meeting with Finance Minister Gigaba, the AHi today proposed four points it will suggest to the minister aimed at easing...
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Western Cape water Indaba 2017

Western Cape water Indaba 2017
http://web1.capetown.gov.za/web1/ceims/PGWCRSVP/Pages/default.aspx?n=171101&r=2487&b=7df05f49-dd9e-4381-a23e-e303fe5ffb09
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Cullinan Chamber of Commerce and CDM annual Golf day 2017

Cullinan Chamber of Commerce and CDM annual Golf day 2017
CULLINAN– Answering the Cullinan Chamber of Commerce’s clarion call; on Wednesday 26 April, 14 businesses large and small teed off in the Chamber’s annual four ball alliance tournament in aid of deserving charities in and around Cullinan. Among the organisations that sent teams were Cullinan Diamond Mine, Makro, BMG and Kaltire....
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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 the...
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AHI Newsflash 20 April 2017 - From the CEO's desk

AHI Newsflash 20 April 2017 - From the CEO's desk
Dear All We find ourselves in extremely challenging situations both locally and internationally.  Sharing of information in support of each other is even more important in these times. Over the last year we have used various forms of communication to reach out to members and associates.  These include: Media releases for...
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#Ramaphosa: 'Radical economic transformation will happen soon'

#Ramaphosa: 'Radical economic transformation will happen soon'
Johannesburg – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has defended the government's calls for radical economic transformation and says it must happen with urgency.He said those that don't like the phase "radical economic transformation" should wake up and smell the coffee as it would happen soon. Ramaphosa, a former businessman, was speaking at...
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Watch: AHI SME Conference 5 April at Centurion.

Watch: AHI SME Conference 5 April at Centurion.

The first AHI SME Indaba for 2017 was held on 5 April at Leriba lodge.  We have compiled a few video clips for those of you who missed it.  Opening comments President of the AHI - Bernard Swanepoel.  First keynote address:  Former deputy minister of finance: Mcebisi Jonas Panel 1 -...
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TOURISM INDABA : 16-18 MAY 2017

TOURISM INDABA : 16-18 MAY 2017 Hester Davis, Chairperson of the Desk of Expertise, invite all relevant Tourism stakeholders to attend the Tourism Indaba 2017. The City of Durban is the Host City once again to the Tourism Indaba 2017, which takes place from 16 - 18 May 2017 ....
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DURBAN VOTED BEST CITY TO LIVE

Hester Davis, Chairperson of the Desk of Expertise reported the following on the highest quality of life in the international Mercer’s 19th Quality of Living survey. Hester says it is in these times of turmoil, it is a “GREAT POSITIVE” for our country, too receive such good news. The daily...
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Now Is the Time for Small and Medium Enterprise to Stand Firm

Now Is the Time for Small and Medium Enterprise to Stand Firm
Now Is the Time for Small and Medium Enterprise to Stand FirmSmall business representative organisation AHI says the news that the rating agency, Fitch, has downgraded South Africa's credit rating to sub-investment grade will lead to catastrophically lower economic growth, with some estimating billions of Rands in outflows and a doubling...
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AHI SME Indaba - Keynote speaker: Tanya Cohen - CEO Business Unity South Africa

AHI SME Indaba - Keynote speaker: Tanya Cohen - CEO Business Unity South Africa
CREATING JOBS AGAINGST ALL ODDSTHE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FACING SMALL BUSINESSESAHI Conference 5 APRIL 2017 Let me take this opportunity on behalf of BUSA to thank you for convening this important dialogue. We welcome the AHI initiative in creating a platform for strategic engagement on role and conditions for small businesses...
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AHI SME Indaba - Keynote address: Mcebisi Jonas - Former deputy minister of finance,

AHI SME Indaba - Keynote address: Mcebisi Jonas - Former deputy minister of finance,
Keynote AddressAHi Small Business Chamber’s Conference 5 April 2017 Creating Jobs Against All Odds Mcebisi Jonas, MP In our present circumstances, it is unnecessary to remind this audience, I am sure, that economics and politics are inextricably bound together. We have been reminded of this in so many ways – the...
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Standard & Poor's downgrades SA to Junk status

Standard & Poor's downgrades SA to Junk status
Zuma's power play backfires as SA downgraded to junk 58 minutes ago Bloomberg: Rene Vollgraaff and Amogelang Mbatha President Jacob Zuma. Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma’s shock decision to fire his finance minister and stack his Cabinet with loyalists may have seemed like good politics, but it’s led to an immediate...
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CERTAINTY ABOVE ALL

CERTAINTY ABOVE ALL
The small and medium business champion, AHI, was deeply concerned by the irrational and reckless action by the President to recall his finance minister and replace his cabinet without consultation. Ongoing uncertainty had prompted AHI to call on the government to prioritise restoring stability to the country. AHI President Bernard Swanepoel...
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