Youth unemployment in South Africa has reached boiling point and has spurred on heated political debates and mass protests ending in violence. Governments around the world have tried to react… Entrepreneurship could cure SA’s growing youth unemployment crisis
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The topic for our Pretoria workshop was the latest economic trends that will affect your SME going forward.
The 2012 Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® competition breakfast workshop featured an address by Ulrich Joubert, an economist from Kruger International, who is also involved with the Bureau for Economic Research at the University of Stellenbosch. Joubert is a past chairman of the Johannesburg Afrikaanse Sakekamer, as well as the Economic Advisory Committee of the Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut. He is also the only economist who has won the Beeld economist of the year competition three times.
The Pretoria workshop took place at the Leriba Hotel on 25 April 2012.
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Interview with Christo Botes – Executive Director: Business Partners Limited