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Mentorship programmes in Kenya can make graduates more employable. Here's how one works
Mentorship programmes in Kenya can make graduates more employable. Here's how one worksArticle

Several studies have shown that besides technical education, "soft skills" are critical for graduates to succeed as innovators, entrepreneurs, and in the formal workplace...

Dr. Chao Mbogho 9 Apr 2021

Heineken SA celebrates the advancement of entrepreneurship through mentorship and development initiatives
Heineken SA celebrates the advancement of entrepreneurship through mentorship and development initiativesArticle

With Global Entrepreneurship Week (#GEW2020) having been recognised last week, Heineken South Africa celebrated the success of the small, micro and medium enterprises (SMMEs) that the organisation has supported and partnered with through Heineken's ongoing partnerships and mentorship programmes...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 26 Nov 2020

#EvolutionofWork: There needs to be more diversity in digital and technology-related roles
#EvolutionofWork: There needs to be more diversity in digital and technology-related rolesArticle

As part of our #EvolutionofWork content feature, Boomtown's all-female digital department shares what the future of work looks like from their point of view and how they're navigating the 'new normal' in the aftermath of Covid-19...

Jessica Tennant 24 Nov 2020

Mentors support African online accelerator and startup school
Mentors support African online accelerator and startup schoolArticle

Startup Circles, an African online accelerator and startup school is geared towards helping entrepreneurs across the continent build and grow successful, commercially viable businesses...

9 Jul 2020

[REPORT]: The impact of the Section 12J incentive on SA's economy
[REPORT]: The impact of the Section 12J incentive on SA's economyArticle

The Section 12J Association of South Africa has released a report outlining the details the impact which the Section 12J incentive has had on the SA economy...

29 Jun 2020

Mpumalanga-based youth takes on poultry industry from ground up
Mpumalanga-based youth takes on poultry industry from ground upArticle

A recipient of seed funding through the Sasol I AM PRENEUR Programme, Khethiwe Promise Maseko is on the path to building one of the biggest chicken farming operations in her hometown...

17 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: 5 minutes with Sandras Phiri, founder of StartupCircles
#LockdownLessons: 5 minutes with Sandras Phiri, founder of StartupCirclesArticle

As a business strategist and startup coach, Sandras Phiri is well-known in the startup community. He shares some insight into how his latest project has had to adjust to lockdown life...

Evan-Lee Courie 6 May 2020

#StartupStory: Create memories forever with ForKeeps
#StartupStory: Create memories forever with ForKeepsArticle

Do you ever wish you could hear a lost loved one's voice just one more time? Or wish you knew what happened to the photos from all those family holidays and special occasions years ago?

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Apr 2020

#EntrepreneurMonth: Zaio gamifies a developers journey
#EntrepreneurMonth: Zaio gamifies a developers journeyArticle

Mvelo Hlophe created a platform which gamifies a developers journey to help them gain real-world experience...

Evan-Lee Courie 26 Nov 2019

#WomensMonth: Yolandi Strauss' passion lies in empowering women in tech
#WomensMonth: Yolandi Strauss' passion lies in empowering women in techArticle

Yolandi Strauss is the Agile Head of Product Delivery for Basalt, an international tech solution provider...

Evan-Lee Courie 13 Aug 2019

5 things women seeking to go into business should know
5 things women seeking to go into business should knowArticle

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are an important driver of economic growth and a source of employment, especially for countries such as South Africa...

Elaine Wang 6 Aug 2019

Coding workshop.
Young Ghanaian innovator wants to inspire youthArticle

Self-taught coder develops model for diagnosing breast cancer; looks to solve some of the continent's biggest challenges and inspires youth across the continent as Africa Code Week Youth Ambassador for 2019...

11 Jul 2019

Modern-day mentorships and how to navigate them
Modern-day mentorships and how to navigate themArticle

It is no secret that securing the right mentorship can benefit the next generation by passing on the wisdom of seasoned workers, despite the changes that are constantly taking place thanks to digitalisation...

21 Feb 2019

The future of the South African entrepreneur
The future of the South African entrepreneurArticle

The success of the South African economy lies in the hands of the entrepreneurs, the small businesses and the enterprises that support them...

Chetan Goshalia 11 Dec 2018

Inaugural SAVCA Industry Awards announces shortlist
Inaugural SAVCA Industry Awards announces shortlistArticle

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association have released the shortlist of nominees for the inaugural SAVCA Industry Awards...

10 Aug 2018

Red Bull introduces local social tech basement programme
Red Bull introduces local social tech basement programmeArticle

Red Bull is trying to position itself in the tech space in South Africa by launching Red Bull Basement - a new social tech basement programme - in South Africa...

1 Mar 2018

Rich Mnisi makes his furniture design debut at Southern Guild gallery
Rich Mnisi makes his furniture design debut at Southern Guild galleryArticle

Young fashion designer Rich Mnisi has ventured into furniture design, debuting specially commissioned pieces at Southern Guild's Extra Ordinary group exhibition...

14 Feb 2018

#StartupStory: Howler
#StartupStory: HowlerArticle

Howler is the consolidation of three events and entertainment platforms that event organisers can use to optimise the planning, promotion, and management of their events...

Ilse van den Berg 3 Aug 2017

Five key challenges facing new franchisees
Five key challenges facing new franchiseesArticle

New franchisees are navigating the knock-on effect the current economic conditions create in the South African market...

7 Jun 2017

Thomas Schaefer, chairman and MD of VW Group SA and Themba Kojana, head of department for the Eastern Cape Dept of Education.
VW Community Trust launches first literacy centre in UitenhageArticle

The Volkswagen Community Trust has opened its first literacy centre at Ntlemeza Primary School in Uitenhage, with the aim to provide structured literacy support to learners, teachers and parents...

19 Mar 2017

Applications open for The Hope Factory's 2017 mentorship programme
Applications open for The Hope Factory's 2017 mentorship programmeArticle

Enterprise and supplier development organisation, The Hope Factory is inviting applications from eligible entrepreneurs for the April 2017 intake of its entrepreneurial development programme...

9 Mar 2017

#DesignIndaba2017: Concrete beehive helps create a more sustainable beekeeping industry
#DesignIndaba2017: Concrete beehive helps create a more sustainable beekeeping industryArticle

The beekeeping model being exhibited at Design Indaba aids in the survival of bees; offers a more sustainable option for beekeepers and additional income sources for small-scale farmers...

2 Mar 2017

Don't retire, unretire
Don't retire, unretireArticle

Not knowing when to quit is fast becoming the defining characteristic of an entire generation of senior executives who have no intention of being put out to grass on retirement...

Michelle Moss 1 Mar 2017

What stands between a woman and her PhD? Bursary up for grabs...
What stands between a woman and her PhD? Bursary up for grabs...Article

In 2014, Higher Education South Africa reported that South African universities produce an inadequate number of doctoral graduates...

30 May 2016

'Queen Bee syndrome' and how it hampers other women's careers
'Queen Bee syndrome' and how it hampers other women's careersArticle

The 'Queen Bee syndrome' is the reluctance of women executives to promote other women, which hampers other women's career growth...

10 May 2016

PPC Imaginarium Awards opens for entries
PPC Imaginarium Awards opens for entriesArticle

The PPC Imaginarium Awards for 2016/17 has opened for entries. The awards offer financial support, recognition, mentorship and guidance to unestablished artists and designers...

14 Apr 2016

Cool Touch transforms with mobile app technology
Cool Touch transforms with mobile app technologyArticle

Cool Touch, a local start-up, capitalised on the strength of Intervate's 'Citizen Reporting' framework and radically elevated its business model...

5 Aug 2015

OFM says goodbye to stalwart presenters
OFM says goodbye to stalwart presentersArticle

At the end of March, OFM will say goodbye to three of its top presenters, Christie Hansen, Mardi Delport and Johrné van Huyssteen, who have decided to pursue different careers...

Issued by OFM Radio 12 Mar 2015

Paarl Media Group supports Khayelitsha education initiative
Paarl Media Group supports Khayelitsha education initiativeArticle

Local community-based educational support is filling the gap in many low-income households where full-time working parents have insufficient time or literacy levels to ensure their children complete their homework...

2 Feb 2015

Cannes Lions launches two-day customised CMO programme
Cannes Lions launches two-day customised CMO programmeArticle

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions CMO Accelerator Programme with Jim Stengel, sponsored by the Mobile Marketing Association, is an exclusive opportunity for a select group of chief marketing officers and senior marketing directors to focus on the key issues they and their brands face in an ever-changing communication landscape.

18 Feb 2013

Bloggers get a boost at AfricaCom 2102
Bloggers get a boost at AfricaCom 2102Article

Two bloggers from Cape Town have had their dreams come true when they were each are awarded a tablet each to capture the breaking news at AfricaCom 2012 currently taking place until Thursday, 15 November 2012 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), South Africa.

13 Nov 2012

United marketers, call from MA(SA)
United marketers, call from MA(SA)Article

The Marketing Association of South Africa [MA(SA)] has issued a call to the industry to unite as one body to represent the rights and needs of the industry.

18 Apr 2012

Gijima invites students to submit innovative app ideas
Gijima invites students to submit innovative app ideasArticle

IT services company Gijima and the University of Western Cape are scheduling a "Code Jam", which will take place between March and May 2012. Students are invited to submit innovative app ideas to the portal that will be expanded and rated by the Code Jam community.

23 Mar 2012

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