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Sage’s Silver Linings  Sage is one of the biggest names in business management software. Essential Business Magazine spoke to Keith Fenner, Vice President of Sage Enterprise Africa and Middle East, about the… Read More

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Sage Enterprise

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

DuPont Protection Solutions – Suiting Up

A division of the US giant DuPont, DuPont Protection Solutions supply protective gear to industrial, medical and military customers across the world. We spoke to the Regional Business Leader: Life… Read More

DuPont Protection Solutions

DuPont Protection Solutions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Milkor (Pty) Ltd – Upward Trajectory

Milkor is one of South Africa’s most well-known arms companies, with a specialist product known by armed forces all over the world. As South Africa’s defence needs change, so too… Read More

Milkor (Pty) Ltd

Milkor (Pty) Ltd

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Inyoni Africa – A growing business

Inyoni Africa started out by selling mining equipment in 1949, before diversifying into irrigation and providing machinery to the farming sector. By the 1990s the company had expanded operations internationally… Read More

Inyoni Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

O.R. Tambo International Airport – Capacity for Change

O.R. Tambo International Airport, Africa’s biggest and busiest, is part of Airports Company South Africa (ASCA) and a hugely successful example of one of South Africa’s State-Owned Enterprises. In our… Read More

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O.R. Tambo International Airport

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Denel Aerostructures – Taking off

Just over a year ago we explored Denel Aerostructures (DAe)’s plans for the South African Regional Aircraft (SARA) project. The past year has been a great one for the company… Read More

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Denel Aerostructures

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Transnet Port Terminals – Terminal Velocity

South Africa’s state-owned Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) will be at the forefront of the expansion of Africa’s ports, a huge project with implications far beyond the improvement of the continent’s… Read More

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Transnet Port Terminals

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Westcon Group – Changing the Face of Distribution

In this profile we look at IT products and services distributor Westcon Group Southern Africa, and hear from its CEO Paul Conradie about how the company is adapting to changes in… Read More

Westcon Group

Westcon Group

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Cisco South Africa – The Internet of Everything

Cisco South Africa is laying the global foundations for the next stage of the Internet – the Internet of Everything. We spoke to Cathy Smith, general manager, about the promise… Read More

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Cisco SA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

IFS Africa – Driving connectivity

Founded in 1983, IFS™ is a globally recognized leader in developing and delivering enterprise software for enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise asset management (EAM) and enterprise service management (ESM). It currently… Read More

IFS Africa

IFS Africa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Huawei: Making connections

Earlier this month, leading ICT solutions provider Huawei was awarded the 2015 Kenyan Frost & Sullivan Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award. Here we find out more about the company’s… Read More

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Huawei

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

AEL: Business is booming

Established in South Africa back in 1896, AEL Mining Services has grown to be one of the world’s leading suppliers of explosives and initiating systems, with 58 plants and 34… Read More

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AEL Mining Servies

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Kenya Port Authority: Connecting Africa

The Port of Mombasa is the largest in East Africa and provides direct connectivity to over 80 ports worldwide.  Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has been at the helm since 1978… Read More

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Kenya Ports Authority

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

REMA TIP TOP: Continuous improvement

REMA TIP TOP, a world leader in the supply of industrial solutions, has been implementing some exciting new strategies over the past 18 months. Essential Business takes a closer look… Read More

REMA TIP TOP

REMA TIP TOP

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

SECO: Laying the foundations

Alpha Group has been operating in Kenya for almost three generations. The flagship company of its marine division is Southern Engineering Company Ltd (SECO), a firm that specialises in supplying… Read More

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