Government’s Plan to Buy Cape Town’s Chevron Refinery & 845 Caltex Stations

THE Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry is shocked at the plan by the Government’s Strategic Fuel Fund to buy Cape Town’s Chevron refinery and 845 Caltex petrol service stations. “What we need is fewer government-run businesses and not more,” said Ms Janine Myburgh, President of the Chamber. “The plain truth is that State Owned […]

Cape Town business-woman selected as global ambassador for IWEC

A Cape Town business woman, Renee Keeble, has been selected as a global ambassador for the International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC), a dynamic initiative that aims to expand global connections for its members who are successful business women. Ms Janine Myburgh, President of Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Board Member of IWEC, said […]

Design for Future Living Exhibition

Everything is changing and we are in danger of being left behind. We have to come to terms with tomorrow so be prepared for an extraordinary encounter with the future at the Design for Future Living Exhibition at the Century City conference centre in September this year. The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry is […]

The rise in the unemployment rate represents double-trouble for South Africa

Firstly, having nearly six million people out of work creates a massive social problem with consequences that are difficult to predict and, secondly, it underlines the poor performance of the economy. This double-trouble will be very difficult to overcome. Business confidence is low and the government has been very slow in implementing the structural reforms […]