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Mar 27, 2020

Essential service providers panic as COVID-19 portal goes offline

The site, which allows companies to apply for exemption to operate during the lockdown, was inaccessible on Thursday due to high volumes of traffic.

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Mar 26, 2020

Govt portal allows firms to seek trading approval during lockdown

In order for businesses to trade during the lockdown, they have to apply via a government portal, in terms of the regulations.

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SA ICT firm accused of BEE fronting

Risc Technology Integration is accused of deliberately circumventing black economic empowerment codes to secure lucrative government contracts.

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SA’s R1bn Yekani smart factory faces liquidation

The electronics factory, which many believed would compete with international giants such as Apple, Huawei and Samsung, faces bankruptcy.

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AWS pledges R365m towards SME empowerment

Trade and industry department and AWS agree to help bring black-owned small ICT businesses into the mainstream economy.

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Ramaphosa unveils R3.6bn Automotive Hub in Tshwane

The hub is expected to create opportunities for vehicle component manufacturers as well as 6 700 jobs.

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Nov 5, 2019

Govt intros new digital portal for company registration

The Department of Trade and Industry launches an online portal  which allows entrepreneurs to register a company within a day.

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Govt, Microsoft launch digital lab for black industrialists

The project will help create value for black-owned businesses and assist them to maintain a competitive advantage in a digital-first world.

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Oct 15, 2019

Payday loan apps face the chop from Google store

The Internet giant clamps down on unscrupulous loan providers that charge exorbitant interests on their products.

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Govt commits to supporting local electric vehicle market

The Department of Trade and Industry engages the automobile sector on a framework focusing on setting up manufacturing plants for electric vehicles.

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Dec 3, 2018

Greentech hub on the cards in Western Cape

The Atlantis area looks to capitalise on renewables and green technology sectors, as it becomes a greentech economic zone.

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DTI to support firms participating in Industry 4.0

The Department of Trade and Industry will focus on aiding companies that are actively involved in the fourth industrial revolution.

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