MINISTER ZULU AND DEPUTY MINISTER MATHALE DELIVERS BUDGET VOTE 31 2018/19

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Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, and Deputy Minister. Mr Cassel Mathale, will deliver their 2018 Budget Vote speeches on Thursday, 17 May 2018 at the National Assembly Chamber, Parliament, Cape Town. Both Minister and Deputy Minister will use the occasion to present the priorities of the department for…

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DSBD REACHES OUT TO THE COMMUNITY OF TZANEEN

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The Department of Small Business embarked on a public participation programme on SMME and Cooperative Development at Nkowankowa Multi-Purpose Centre in Tzaneen on the 23rd April 2018. Deputy Minister Cassel Mathale delivered a keynote address. Mathale was joined by the Mayor of Greater Tzaneen Municipality Maripe Mangena, Executive Mayor of…

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DSBD DELIVERS BAKKIES AND RESOURCES TO SMALL BUSINESSES

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The Department of Small Business Development handed over bakkies, stock and cash safes to five micro-distributors as part of the DSBD-Nestle Micro-Distributor Programme  on the 14th  March 2018. The Department of Small Business Development has partnered with Nestle South Africa in an Enterprise Development Programme to grow Small, Medium and…

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DIRECTOR-GENERAL EDITH VRIES AND THE CHAIRPERSON OF SERVICES SETA LED THE INAUGURAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND COOPERATIVES DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE CONFERENCE

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Director-General of Small Business Development, Edith Vries, Chairperson of Services Seta, Mr Themba Mhambi and the Department of Higher Education and Training hosted the inaugural Entrepreneurship and Cooperatives Development Institute Conference on the 1st of March 2018 in Fourways, Gauteng.   The ECDI aim to support SMMEs and cooperatives by…

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Minister Zulu announce Top 40 Gazelles

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Minister announced the 2017 National Gazelles group on the 1st of December 2017. The National Gazelles is an integrated business growth acceleration programme focusing on small and medium enterprises with an annual turnover of between R1 million and R30 million. High-growth small and medium enterprises selected for this prestigious national…

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DSBD proudly supports DEMO Africa 2017

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The Department of Small Business Development participated in DEMO Africa from the 23rd to the 24th of November 2017. This year’s DEMO Africa Conference was hosted in Partnership with the Department of Small Business Development, City of Ekurhuleni, Department of Science and Technology and the LIONS partners. DEMO Africa is one of the…

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