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05 February

Jatropha oil project an inspiring international success “Jatropha oil project started as a hobby,” reminisced Julia Thandeka Shungube (aged 42), the proprietor of Siphandane General Trading. It is situated in the Mbangwane area in Ehlanzeni District. BEHIND the thriving essential oils and pharmaceutical sectors in the Mpumalanga Province and neighbouring countries is an enterprise that actually […]

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05 February

Imagining the Africa of the future GTR Africa returns to Cape Town on March 11-12, 2020 for the definitive event in African trade and infrastructure finance, set to welcome over 400 delegates all keen to discuss the unrivalled business opportunities found on the continent. 2020’s instalment comes to you with a renewed tone of optimism […]

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04 February

PPE: Holistic Approach Needed To Close Mining Gender Gap The number of women working in the mining sector has increased significantly over the past 17 years, with the numbers growing from 11 400 in 2002 to over 53 100 today. This represents about 12% of the entire mining workforce of 464 667. However, an area that has lagged significantly […]

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04 February

The milkman is back in town Remember the days of the milkman? He is a gentle reminder of years gone by. While some may believe this job is a thing of the past, today the milkman has made a comeback in Cape Town. Lekke Fresh is here to deliver milk to your door! Lekke Fresh […]

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04 February

Why should you use a JOOSTE stainless steel windmill cylinder? A Jooste Cylinder is environmentally friendly by using wind energy instead of electricity and requires extremely light operating power and therefore produces more water than a normal cylinder, with less effort.  The cylinder is manufactured from modern materials such as stainless steel and polyurethane which […]

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04 February

Catfish farming: Why you should start Catfish farming is one of the newest ways to generate income, create more job opportunities and provide food for a growing African market. Leslie from Aqua Culture Innovations has more to say on the topic and how we need to look at Catfish farming as a way to move […]

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04 February

Fish Farm: What Makes a Successful? a Fish farm is hard work, there are many factors to take into account. Leslie Ter Morshuizen has done the research and wrote this article on the subject.  Aquaculture Innovations celebrated their 21st birthday end of last year. In celebration of 21 years in the Aquaculture Industry in Africa, […]

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04 February

Four Important HVAC Energy Savings Tips for Food Processors & Retailers HVAC Refrigeration normally accounts for more than 50% of a food retailer’s energy use. The most common question asked by food retailers is: “How can I lower my refrigeration costs? ” Not only will you impact on your energy consumption, but optimising your equipment […]

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04 February

Rotrix: Simply Irrigating Africa Rotrix Africa manufactures a full range of water-powered, linear travelling irrigation systems at their factory in Worcester, South Africa to suit most farming irrigation requirements and crops. The larger Rainmaker Agriculture models can be ordered to accommodate 300m, 250m and 200m run, while the smaller units are better suited for smaller […]

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04 February

400,000 agribusiness entrepreneurs in Nigeria benefit from NIRSAL scheme  No less than 400,000 jobs have been created in different segments of the agricultural value chain by the Nigerian Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL). The Details: This feat was made possible via the provision of N101 billion by banks, according to reports from The Nation. While […]

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