SMEs

Bigger Is Not Always Better

VENTURES AFRICA – Small- to medium-sized enterprises, or SMEs, are invaluable to any economy. They can help catalyse job creation, reduce poverty, provide basic goods and services, and generate...
BUILDING-A-STRONG-BRAND-FROM-SCRATCH

Strong Vs Weak Brands

VENTURES AFRICA – The essence of marketing is to create and project a strong brand. A brand in itself refers to product(s) or service(s) that are distinct by a set of parameters. Branding thriv...
Old Mutual

Old Mutual Sells Polish Unit

VENTURES AFRICA – Old Mutual, Africa’s biggest insurance firm, on Tuesday said it had agreed to sell Skandia Poland to Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) for an undisclosed sum. Old Mutual said this sale w...
Cyril+Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa Resigns From Lonmin Board

VENTURES AFRICA – Cyril Ramaphosa has resigned from the board of Lonmin, the platinum producer, to avoid conflict of interest as he was recently elected deputy president of the ruling ANC. This is in...