ETHEKWINI NEWSFLASH

19 November 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SIYADIGITIZA BUSINESS DIRECTORY REGISTRATION ROADSHOWS RETURN TO KWAMASHU AND PHOENIX

TO accommodate more businesses and give them an opportunity to register on the small business directory portal, the SiyaDigiTiza Pilot Project Roadshows tour is returning to KwaMashu and Phoenix between 23 to 27 November.

This ground-breaking concept, which is a partnership between eThekwini Municipality and SmartXchange aims to contribute to the City’s goal of becoming a smarter city through assisting local businesses adapt to new, technological ways of doing business. Small businesses are encouraged to register in a Ward Based Township Digital Business Directory called SiyaDigiTiZa.

This pilot technological concept aims to advance township businesses through the digital business directory that will profile local business products and services. This project will further offer enterprises an exciting marketing opportunity to enable customers to purchase products online and have them delivered using an app.
The registration tour will be held from 23 to 25 at KwaMashu Indoor Sport Center and move to Phoenix’s Redfern Community Hall from 26 to 27. The registration for all venues is from 9am to 4pm.

INFORMATION REQUIRED TO REGISTER

  • CIPC company registration documents
  • Tax clearance certificate/SARS tax pin
  • BEE certificate
  • Central Supplier Database registration report
  • Payroll tax notice of registration
  • Company banking details
  • Company logo
  • 1 to 10 of your best-selling products which you wish to sell online together with their pricesFor more details on the program, contact Ayanda Ciliza on 031 322 1837 or email: ayanda.ciliza@durban.gov.za.

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    Issued by the eThekwini Municipality’s Communications Unit. For media inquiries contact the Municipality’s Spokesperson, Msawakhe Mayisela on 060 966