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Can your side hustle get you fired?
Can your side hustle get you fired?Article

Relying on a single income may prove unfeasible, but before getting that side hustle off the ground, employees must know what their employment contract states...

20 Apr 2021

Teaching English abroad for South Africans in 2021: Is this still possible?
Teaching English abroad for South Africans in 2021: Is this still possible?Article

As Covid-19 continues to send parts of the world into various states of lockdown, many prospective EFL (English as a foreign language) teachers eager to teach abroad seem to be asking themselves the same question: "Is teaching English abroad still possible in 2021?"...

Issued by Wits Plus 30 Mar 2021

Heineken SA celebrates resilience this World Bartender Day
Heineken SA celebrates resilience this World Bartender DayArticle

Heineken raises a toast to the country's bartending staff and tells the stories of some of SA's most loyal working in pubs, restaurants and bars across South Africa...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 25 Feb 2021

Could the side-gig economy save SA?
Could the side-gig economy save SA?Article

The side gig economy has become much more than an alternative to formal employment. It now takes on a new layer as a necessary supplement to an existing income...

Nontokozo Madonsela 18 Feb 2021

What you need to know about managing diabetes in the family
What you need to know about managing diabetes in the familyArticle

As the rates of Type 2 diabetes continue to rise in South Africa, more and more South African families are meeting the challenges of living with the condition...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 12 Nov 2020

The rise of the spirit of entrepreneurship in 2020
The rise of the spirit of entrepreneurship in 2020Article

2020 has forced businesses to change the way that they do things - whether through promoting greater entrepreneurial thinking and innovation in the workplace, or simply encouraging employees to follow their passion projects or 'side hustles'...

2 Nov 2020

Find your next trendy venue through GetVen
Find your next trendy venue through GetVenArticle

In a continued effort to bring venue booking to the 21st century, GetVen's team has been hard at work over the lockdown period bringing the Gauteng and the Western Cape's most exceptional venues onto its platform...

21 Oct 2020

GaliPods ignite entrepreneurship in rural and peri-urban areas
GaliPods ignite entrepreneurship in rural and peri-urban areasArticle

Galito's GaliPods store format is growing consistently, with a planned expansion rate of six per year...

14 Aug 2020

Now is the time to start that 'side hustle'
Now is the time to start that 'side hustle'Article

The explosion of unemployment, loss of income and jobs, the collapse of organisations and the shaking foundations of the economy have placed South Africans and their savings under immense and unexpected pressure.

23 Jul 2020

One-On-One with Teambix
One-On-One with TeambixArticle

We know about platforms that allow people or organisations to hire tech talent on-demand and on a freelance basis. Teambix has introduced a unique twist to this well-known business model...

Papama Nyati 15 Jul 2020

Local youth leads Paxful's Peer Program
Local youth leads Paxful's Peer ProgramArticle

With the African continent already becoming one of the world's leading markets for the crypto-economy, Paxful is shining the spotlight on the opportunities the fast-growing bitcoin economy has to offer the youth...

18 Jun 2020

Your own 'Sofa Bank'
Your own 'Sofa Bank'Article

A few real ways to make money from the comfort of your home...

Issued by NFX Capital VU Inc 1 Jun 2020

Students graduate from GoDaddy's Train-The-Trainer programme
Students graduate from GoDaddy's Train-The-Trainer programmeArticle

More than 70 South Africans have graduated from GoDaddy's Train-The-Trainer programme...

27 May 2020

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The impact of Covid-19 on small scale farmersArticle

It is now inevitable that Covid-19 will lead to global recession and the local economy will not be spared...

Pertunia Setumo 7 May 2020

#UnsungHeroes: Mhinti Pato of Sakhisizwe YDP
#UnsungHeroes: Mhinti Pato of Sakhisizwe YDPArticle

A mother of three, a small business owner, and hands-on involved in uplifting the youth through the Sakhisizwe Youth Development Programme (YDP), Mhinti Pato is basically the South African version of Wonder Woman...

Ilse van den Berg 6 May 2020

National Treasury and Finance Minister Tito Mboweni support budget cuts, labour market deregulation, and tax cuts. Getty Images
South Africa is bent on austerity: there's a strong case that it should change tackArticle

As government, economists, activists, business leaders and the public debate the size and scope of government support to the Covid-19 hit economy, it is worth asking a simple question: what is the impact of government spending?

Gilad Isaacs 15 Apr 2020

Finding a fresh approach to car ownership with FlexClub
Finding a fresh approach to car ownership with FlexClubArticle

Tinashe Ruzane has always been fascinated by products that scale massively to support underserved customers...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Creating something from nothing
#StartupStory: Creating something from nothingArticle

Cape Town-based startup, Creative Crafting Club is the brainchild of sisters, Christelle Janse van Rensburg and Stefanie de Wet...

Evan-Lee Courie 14 Feb 2020

Sharing isn't just caring - it's also impacting the property market
Sharing isn't just caring - it's also impacting the property marketArticle

The sharing economy and its cousin the caring economy already have deep cultural roots across South Africa...

Marcél du Toit 7 Feb 2020

Study reveals consumer expectations of SA's automotive industry
Study reveals consumer expectations of SA's automotive industryArticle

The automotive industry is not immune to the increased consumer expectations the digital era has brought with it...

6 Jan 2020

#EntrepreneurMonth: Teacher turned events extraordinaire, Amanda Rabinowitz
#EntrepreneurMonth: Teacher turned events extraordinaire, Amanda RabinowitzArticle

Durban-born Amanda Rabinowitz started her career as a school teacher, but the "entrepreneurial bug" soon bit and she's now the proud owner of a growing experiential events business...

Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Nov 2019

#StartupStory: Find unique spaces online with GetVen
#StartupStory: Find unique spaces online with GetVenArticle

GetVen is a South African online marketplace to find and book space for meetings, events and production, and has announced its arrival...

Evan-Lee Courie 16 Sep 2019

Having a side hustle is now mainstream in SA
Having a side hustle is now mainstream in SAArticle

As many as one-in-four working South Africans are operating some kind of side hustle...

Estelle Nagel 30 Aug 2019

From trash to cash: CA cleans up with new approach to socially responsible consumerism
From trash to cash: CA cleans up with new approach to socially responsible consumerismArticle

Can you take socially responsible consumerism and turn it into a business? Naomi Ledoux, a working mom from PE with a CA(SA) background, has by turning trash into handcrafted handbags...

Issued by SAICA 5 Jul 2019

Ubuntu sustainability - a necessity in the design process
Ubuntu sustainability - a necessity in the design processArticle

Sustainable design, sustainable living and our impact on the Earth's fragile resources should be a concern for all humanity...

Bouwer Serfontein 3 Jul 2019

A cross section of Jumia leadership team with some of the participants at the Jumia Women & Youth Empowerment Programme. Image supplied.
Jumia initiative empowers Lagos women to deepen e-commerce penetrationArticle

Online shopping destination, Jumia is empowering resident women in Lagos to deepen e-commerce penetration in Nigeria...

18 Jun 2019

When times are tough, start a side hustle
When times are tough, start a side hustleArticle

According to the 2019 Global Digital Report, 54% of the South African population are internet users - that's 31 million people all searching for products and services online every day...

23 May 2019

The real reason millennials venture into freelancing
The real reason millennials venture into freelancingArticle

If you ever wondered when the right time to promote yourself as a freelancer would be... the time is now!

Ra-ees Moerat 3 Apr 2019

Checkers shoppers will again have the opportunity to support small-scale food gardens at selected stores across South Africa. Image supplied.
Support local food gardens w/ Checkers Market DayArticle

Checkers is hosting it's fourth Market Day on Thursday, 4 April presenting an opportunity for customers to support local food gardens as all proceeds go to the garden, which in most cases have commercial ambitions...

1 Apr 2019

High-tech agriculture: Farmers risk being 'locked in' to unsustainable practices
High-tech agriculture: Farmers risk being 'locked in' to unsustainable practicesArticle

Digital approaches in farming are called "precision agriculture", which aims to measure the needs of crops or livestock as precisely as possible to be able to apply "the right amount at the right time". This has proven to be a valuable approach, particularly for crops...

8 Mar 2019

How to turn your granny flat into a money-spinner
How to turn your granny flat into a money-spinnerArticle

Does your home have a teen pad, granny flat or garden cottage? If so, you could be sitting on a great source of extra income!

Jacqui Savage 22 Jan 2019

If citizens think they’ll personally and financially benefit from a carbon tax, maybe politicians would take action.
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Want citizens to care about climate change? Write them a chequeArticle

Climate scientists insist in a recent report that fundamental changes in how energy is consumed and supplied are urgently required to avoid serious damage to life and property...

Abhishek Kar & Hisham Zerriffi 3 Jan 2019

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Agritourism, a growing trend among SA farmersArticle

According to Statistics SA, despite water shortages and the increase in fuel prices, the South African economy grew by 1.3% in 2017, with the agriculture industry experiencing a growth of 17.7%...

19 Nov 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Invest in stone
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Invest in stoneArticle

The Maltese have a saying - invest in stone - which means put your money into property...

Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 26 Oct 2018

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Generation born from 1993 onwards dubbed CentennialsArticle

Youth agency Student Village's latest Youth Culture Report revealed that the new generation, born from 1993 onwards, no longer fit into the 'millennials' category...

15 Oct 2018

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From camels to catfish, Algeria boosts fish farming in the Sahara DesertArticle

Farming fish in the desert might sound counterintuitive but Algeria hopes to tap the huge aquifers beneath the Sahara - that covers about 80% of the country - as it seeks new ways to feed its growing population and diversify its oil-based economy...

Thin Lei Win 24 May 2018

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What you need to know about "airing" your propertyArticle

Conversation around the braai has it that Airbnb is an easy way to let your property make money for you...

Bruce Swain 24 May 2018

Is the Airbnb model a true threat to the traditional rental industry?
Is the Airbnb model a true threat to the traditional rental industry?Article

While many were at first sceptical when Airbnb first launched in 2008...

16 May 2018

Nine things to consider before becoming an Airbnb host
Nine things to consider before becoming an Airbnb hostArticle

Earning extra income from your property may be an attractive proposition but there are other factors to consider too...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 19 Oct 2017

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Bringing innovation into mushroom farmingArticle

Increased seed hybridisation has been a core element of modernised farming, known as smart farming. Mushroom production has benefited immensely from these streamlined methods...

Leroy Dzenga 6 Oct 2017

The new face of the Sahel
The new face of the SahelArticle

Grassroots initiatives promote changes in livelihoods...

Ernest Harsch 20 Sep 2017

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The perfect jobs for travel enthusiastsArticle

Is travel your everyday dose? Here are five jobs that are perfect for those wishing to venture into a more exciting career in line with their travel desires...

Josephine Wawira 28 Jul 2017

Direct sales industry displays growth despite depressed economy
Direct sales industry displays growth despite depressed economyArticle

The direct selling industry is one of the few sectors showing growth over the past 18 months...

19 Jul 2017

EkoFarmer: High-tech turnkey solution for businesses who want to grow their own
EkoFarmer: High-tech turnkey solution for businesses who want to grow their ownArticle

Finish enterprise Exsilio has developed a high-tech solution comprising a redesigned container for growing salad and herbs, among others, in urban environments. The social aspect of urban farming is also prominent...

28 Jun 2017

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New law crimps cash-back plansArticle

The demarcation regulations clearly distinguish between medical insurance products and medical aid schemes...

Roland Buys 20 Jun 2017

Slow infrastructure advancement hindering tourism and hospitality growth in Africa
Slow infrastructure advancement hindering tourism and hospitality growth in AfricaArticle

Many governments in Africa are making giant strides in the advancement of infrastructure but the pace at which it's going raises a genuine case of concern for many stakeholders and players in the tourism and hospitality industries...

Bennet Otoo 1 Jun 2017

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