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Industry master plan will fire up SA’s BPO sector

Minister Ebrahim Patel signs a global business services working agreement, as the sector looks to add half a million employees over the next nine years.

Sep 21, 2021

MultiChoice unveils initiative to connect start-ups with investors

The entrepreneurs will receive guidance on critical business fundamentals and be exposed to expansion and fundraising opportunities at Expo 2020 Dubai.

Jun 24, 2021

SA wannabe online gamblers’ long wait as regulation drags

Local online punters have been waiting for over a decade for government’s regulatory industry framework, resulting in illegal operators cashing in and huge tax losses.

May 26, 2021

WCape eyes key role in SA’s green tech development

The Democratic Alliance believes the Western Cape province is well-positioned to take the lead in the new electric vehicles boom.


SA paves way to establish new electric vehicle policy

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition releases a green paper to develop a framework on the advancement of electric vehicles in SA.

Apr 12, 2021

BPO sector cements its status in SA economic recovery

President Cyril Ramaphosa praises the growth of the business process outsourcing sector, saying it will boost SA’s economic reconstruction and recovery.


Business process outsourcing sector helps SA spring into jobs growth

As the sector that was one of the few that created job opportunities amid the pandemic, SA’s BPO industry targets 100 000 new jobs by 2023 and 500 000 by 2030.


Govt’s Biz Portal racks ups 125K new company registrations

Government’s Biz Portal enables companies to be registered at just the “click of a button”, says president Cyril Ramaphosa.


Ford injects R16bn into Africa’s first automotive city

The multibillion-rand investment will be channelled towards the construction of the automotive city, new advanced technologies and job creation.


Tshwane automotive city gets R4.3bn injection for job creation

The Tshwane-based automotive city has created hundreds of jobs through the first R4.3 billion investment from suppliers and partners.


Innovation, digital economy engine to drive SA’s growth

The country’s post-COVID-19 economy must focus on innovation and the digital economy, advises trade and industry deputy minister Nomalungelo Gina.


SA’s BPO sector tipped to create 775K jobs by 2030

McKinsey expects the local business process outsourcing market to continue growing at around 3% per annum over the next three years.

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