Cape Talk – Our CEO comments on PwC’s NextGen Study

February 4, 2017
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In a recent interview on Cape Talk, our CEO, Ryan Ravens commented on PwC’s NextGen study. Technology is evolving rapidly, disrupting industries and introducing new ways of working. It is impacting on business models, revolutionising business processes, and allowing businesses to make informed decisions by tracking and responding to real-time data. Employees now use multiple.. read more →

Redressing inequality in SA through skills development and entrepreneurship

January 30, 2017
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Inequality emerged as a major theme at the 47th World Economic Forum in Davos, and remains a pressing concern globally and in SA. Research shows that eight individuals own as much as 50% of the global population, and closer to home, three individuals’ net wealth is equivalent to the poorest 50% of South Africans. Approximately.. read more →

Smart Cape Town: using technology to deliver value

November 30, 2016
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Cities are the future, but they will be put under great strain to adapt their infrastructures and services to cope with predicted population growth and increasing urbanisation. Fortunately, in tandem with these trends, technology is evolving, with the introduction of new technology and increases in processing capability and lower unit costs, all playing a role. .. read more →

Leadership Spotlight – Soraya Zoueihid, MD of British American Tobacco

November 30, 2016
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Tell us about your company and your role? I am Soraya Zoueihid, the Managing Director of British American Tobacco for the Southern Africa Area. We are a subsidiary of the London-headquartered British American Tobacco plc which is the second largest company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. We’ve been operating in South Africa for over.. read more →

eNCA – our Programme Director comments on the value of our SEZ Programme & developments in Atlantis & Saldanha

October 23, 2016
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eNCA – our CEO comments on the economic impact of fraud charges against Pravin Gordhan

October 12, 2016
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Cape Talk – Our Programme Director comments on West Coast Development & Economic Opportunities

October 6, 2016
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Saldanha Bay was identified as a Strategic Integrated Project in 2012 and, since then, both Saldanha and Atlantis have received investment for infrastructure development from public and private investors. Both developments fall under the West Coast Industrial Plan: Saldanha as an oil and gas servicing hub and Atlantis as a renewable energy hub with the pending.. read more →

KFM – The importance of mobility & innovative & alternative transport solutions

October 4, 2016
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Improved public and non-motorised transport is critical for providing access to opportunities, as well as supporting economic growth and attracting investment in the Cape region. The aim of our Transport programme is to: Address traffic congestion and find solutions to the problem in an effort to enhance business productivity Encourage behavioural change amongst commuters Foster.. read more →

Cape Talk – Addressing the issue of traffic congestion in Cape Town

September 29, 2016
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Traffic congestion in Cape Town is the highest in South Africa according to TomTom, and with Metrorail’s challenges from cable theft and vandalism, commuters can spend almost double their travel time during peak hours. Adding to this is the complexity that Cape Town’s population is growing at 2 – 3% every year, and public transport.. read more →

Cape Talk – Our Programme Director talks about Innovation coming out of our Western Cape Universities

September 20, 2016
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The Western Cape universities are leading universities in South Africa and Africa. Looking specifically at research and innovation, and patent activity of South African universities from 2009 – 2015, the four Western Cape Universities accounted for 48.6%. Stellenbosch University and UCT filed 150 PCT patents resulting in multiple spin-out companies in the same time period… read more →