Differences between a Business Plan and a Strategic Plan

  Readers of our blog are well aware of our previous post where we highlighted the benefits of having a Business Plan. Today we will be highlighting the differences between a Business Plan and a Strategic Plan and stating why both are needed for a successful business. As we stated in a previous post, a…Read more Differences between a Business Plan and a Strategic Plan

The Benefits of a Business Plan

The creation of a business plan is often overlooked when it comes to business creation. Some people don’t believe one is needed unless you are trying to pitch your business ideas in the hopes of finding investors. The truth is, a business plan can be far more beneficial to a business owner (and employees) than…Read more The Benefits of a Business Plan

How to Register a Business in South Africa

If you are interested in registering your business as a private company in South Africa, these are the steps you should follow as per the official CIPC (Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission) website. Make sure you have details such as the names and ID numbers of the director/s and incorporator of the company. Make sure…Read more How to Register a Business in South Africa

South Africa’s New Finance Minister for a “New Dawn”

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the return of Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister of South Africa. The president wasted little time in bringing about effective change in the country's ministerial positions in an effort to shake things up from the cabinet of Former South African President Jacob Zuma, in what he terms as a "New…Read more South Africa’s New Finance Minister for a “New Dawn”

S&P downgrades South Africa to “junk” while Moody’s places South Africa on “review” to be downgraded

Another ratings agency has “downgraded” South Africa, this time it’s S&P Global, while another Global ratings giant, Moody’s has placed the country on “review” to be downgraded. It is being thought that many ratings agencies will be looking closely into the hotly contested ANC elective conference in December as well as the annual budget speech…Read more S&P downgrades South Africa to “junk” while Moody’s places South Africa on “review” to be downgraded

News: How the African Union’s Agenda 2063 aims to boost economies and drive growth across the continent

One of the main aims of the African Union’s Agenda 2063 is Visa free travel across the African continent. It's been billed as a major talking point in recent years by the African Union (AU). The purpose of Agenda 2063 is to ultimately increase Africa's growth in the economic and tourism sectors. It promotes investment…Read more News: How the African Union’s Agenda 2063 aims to boost economies and drive growth across the continent

News: The AWIEF is set to award female entrepreneurs that are steering Africa into a brighter future

  The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum is an organisation geared towards growing, investing and developing African women-led businesses and initiatives in the broad areas of technology, inclusive infrastructure and related sectors, creative industries, and sustainable food production that shape Africa's sustainable future. They will be hosting their annual AWIEF awards at a gala…Read more News: The AWIEF is set to award female entrepreneurs that are steering Africa into a brighter future