Monthly Archives: February 2022

Mpumalanga’s 4IR incubator to digitise small businesses

The Department of Small Business Development has established the Fourth Industrial Revolution Incubator (4IRI) in Mpumalanga. The nationwide institution supports young tech entrepreneurs with digital solutions to help their businesses scale. The 4IRI is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the development of innovative SMME ecosystems, by setting up incubation hubs across various parts of the […]

SA cannabis industry scales new highs in the global market

South Africa’s growing cannabis industry is taking major strides, with two of the top players Highlands Investments and cannabis investment group Labat Africa sounding out good prospects for the coming year. Labat Africa said this week it was diversifying its healthcare offerings through large scale acquisitions and retail expansion following the acquisition of a 100 […]

Orlando Pirates announce new sponsorship deal

ohannesburg – Orlando Pirates has announced a new partnership with OPPO South Africa, which is a leading smart device manufacturer and innovator. This new relationship will see both parties joining hands to inspire the Buccaneers fan base. The Sea Robbers made this thrilling proclamation on Thursday, hailing OPPO as one of their largest sponsorships, as […]

State must come to the cannabis party, lift restrictive laws: Labat Africa CEO

The market for locally manufactured cannabis products is set to explode in SA and on the African continent if regulations are eased, says Brian van Rooyen. Brian van Rooyen, CEO of Labat Africa, which has positioned itself to be a major player in the potentially lucrative local market for cannabis products, says its plans will […]