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DBSA launches second edition of Youth Challenge
DBSA launches second edition of Youth ChallengeArticle

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has launched the second edition of the DBSA Youth Challenge...

2 days ago

Unemployed graduate? Become a mentor for JSE Investment Challenge
Unemployed graduate? Become a mentor for JSE Investment ChallengeArticle

Through its flagship CSI programme, the Investment Challenge, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is giving unemployed graduates the chance to become mentors or catalyst teachers as part of their personal development, while giving back to their communities...

7 Apr 2021

Mentorship crucial to building female strength in construction industry
Mentorship crucial to building female strength in construction industryArticle

Gender equality remains a particularly persistent issue in the male-dominated construction industry. In order to change the narrative, programmes that empower female employees are vital...

15 Aug 2019

Necessity and passion driving a generation of entrepreneurs
Necessity and passion driving a generation of entrepreneursArticle

With the youth unemployment rate sitting at above 50%, growing numbers of young South Africans are considering entrepreneurship as a career option rather than competing for a limited pool of jobs in the formal sector or for a place at tertiary institution...

8 Apr 2019

#MeetingsAfrica: 2019 Top 40 Women in MICE Awards launched
#MeetingsAfrica: 2019 Top 40 Women in MICE Awards launchedArticle

The Women in MICE initiative held a breakfast event at Meetings Africa 2019 to launch the Top 40 Women in MICE Awards...

28 Feb 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

What can we do to support LGBTQI people in the workplace?
What can we do to support LGBTQI people in the workplace?Article

LGBTQI people face exclusion and discrimination in the workplace. People who are less advantaged socioeconomically are most at risk of poor treatment and marginalisation, and a different sexual and/or gender orientation to the majority exacerbates this...

Devan Moonsamy 28 Dec 2018

Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa.
Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa 2nd cohort announcedArticle

Google has announced the 11 startups selected to join the second Launchpad Accelerator Africa class...

Gabriella Mulligan 29 Aug 2018

Unicef opens applications for $100k fund for drone startups
Unicef opens applications for $100k fund for drone startupsArticle

Applications have opened for the Unicef Innovation Fund for Drone Startups, which will provide up to $100,000 in equity-free investment for profit-making tech startups that have potential to benefit humanity through the use of drones...

Tom Jackson 28 Jun 2018

#Newsmaker: Brenwin Naidu on the Sunday Times' latest addition
#Newsmaker: Brenwin Naidu on the Sunday Times' latest additionArticle

Tiso Blackstar Group's automotive standalone supplement, Sunday Times Motoring is going to be inserted into the Sunday Times Lifestyle magazine section, as Lifestyle Motoring...

Jessica Tennant 20 Sep 2017

Business accelerator for fashion entrepreneurs launched
Business accelerator for fashion entrepreneurs launchedArticle

Marketing agency Nonzero is collaborating with Standard Bank to create the Business of Fashion accelerator programme...

14 Sep 2017

Kantha Naicker, vice chairman of Saipa
#WomensMonth: Balancing the books on equalityArticle

Newly appointed vice chairman of the Saipa, Kantha Naicker, is on a mission to ensure more inclusivity by bringing more women into the accounting profession...

10 Aug 2017

Lagos Garage Training Programme graduates third batch of entrepreneurs
Lagos Garage Training Programme graduates third batch of entrepreneursArticle

The third batch of Nigerian entrepreneurs has graduated from GE Lagos Garage Training Programme, which provided participants the opportunity to interact with manufacturing technologies...

7 Jul 2017

Call for African startups to join PitchDrive tech hub tour
Call for African startups to join PitchDrive tech hub tourArticle

Nigerian technology innovation centre, Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), and Google for Entrepreneurs have launched PitchDrive, a three week, five-city European tech hub tour...

2 Jun 2017

Computer scientists can make important contributions to fixing societal ills. UNAMID/Flickr,
Africa needs more women computer scientists. How to make it happenArticle

In Africa, a continent grappling with many social ills, it's critical that universities produce more Computer Science graduates. It's also one that equips students with crucial skills...

Chao Charity Mbogo 9 Mar 2017

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Is it wise for brands to insult black township consumers who are worth R100bn?Article

The township economy is worth R100bn, while the stokvel industry is estimated to be worth around R70bn. This is according to the Gauteng MEC for economic development, agriculture and rural development, Lebogang Maile...

Bandile Ndzishe 11 Oct 2016

Rutgers-Camden University honours Raymond Ackerman
Rutgers-Camden University honours Raymond AckermanArticle

The Rutgers-Camden University, in New Jersey US, has conferred an Honorary Doctorate in Business on Pick n Pay founder Raymond Ackerman, hailing him as a global leader...

24 May 2016

Next Einstein Forum to nurture African talent
Next Einstein Forum to nurture African talentArticle

The first Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering, which ran in Dakar from 8-10 March 2016, has called for increased investment and support for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in Africa...

11 Mar 2016

Santam Farmboek learners receive their CFE certificates
Training programmes a boost for emerging farmersArticle

Through a series of consumer education training programmes, more than 600 emerging farmers were empowered to start the process for successfully converting their subsistence farming into...

9 Mar 2016

Is your new business idea viable?
Is your new business idea viable?Article

The holiday season often brings plenty of inspiration for the coming year, and leads to creative new business ideas, innovative concepts and the jotting down of plans on restaurant napkins...

21 Dec 2015

Members of the Thusanang reading club in Thusanang holding up their cut-out-and-keep storybook version of 'Where is Patch' by Wendy Hartmann.
Nal'ibali campaign celebrates 100th edition of literacy supplementArticle

The Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign recently celebrated the 100th edition of its literacy supplement produced in partnership with Times Media...

5 Oct 2015

Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign extends to Sepedi
Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign extends to SepediArticle

The Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign has launched its English-Sepedi version. Produced by the Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa (PRAESA), in partnership with Times Media...

9 Apr 2015

Sunfoil Education Trust 2015 bursary recipients announced
Sunfoil Education Trust 2015 bursary recipients announcedArticle

The names of 16 young cricketers to benefit from the Sunfoil Education Trust in 2015 were announced by Cricket South Africa and the Willowton Group on Wednesday, 17 December...

22 Dec 2014

Entrepreneurial competition reveals young computer whiz
Entrepreneurial competition reveals young computer whizArticle

Every year, the Sanlam/Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year discovers ambitious and driven entrepreneurs that are striving to be captains within their respective fields. One such noteworthy entrant from this year's competition is 12 year old Sam Berger, a talented computer whiz, who creates useful apps for businesses.

27 Jun 2014

MACHINE gathers momentum
MACHINE gathers momentumArticle

MACHINE, AdReview's Breakthrough Agency of the Year 2013, keeps gaining momentum, appointing new staff members to ramp up its Jo'burg presence and boost its creative credentials to ensure that it always provides its ever-growing client list with the best possible service in the industry.

Issued by Machine_ 18 Mar 2014

Nal'ibali expands to Afrikaans, Sesotho to encourage children's reading
Nal'ibali expands to Afrikaans, Sesotho to encourage children's readingArticle

Due to public demand and positive public feedback, Times Media's literacy supplement is now available in two additional languages, Sesotho and Afrikaans.

7 Aug 2013

ACDC project focuses on youth development through filmArticle

In the spirit of Youth Month, the Afrika Culture and Development Club (ACDC) project is promoting social development through arts and culture, particularly film. The vision of director Benjy Francis, the ACDC project takes its baton from the Afrika Cultural Centre (ACC), an independent Section 21 non-profit educational, cultural and developmental organisation.

18 Jun 2012

Emerging farmers on the rise
Emerging farmers on the riseArticle

Black emerging farmers are beginning to find their feet in the tough environment of commercial farming, with success stories being recorded in the Eastern and Northern Cape provinces.

Emily van Rijswijck 30 Sep 2011

Franchise industry enters new phase
Franchise industry enters new phaseArticle

Leaders from South Africa’s franchise industry agree the industry has reached a new stage and appropriate planning should be done to ensure the next phase in the industry’s development achieves what the country needs. Speaking at last week’s launch of a book on franchising in South Africa, co-authored by himself and Kurt Illetschko, doyenne of the franchise industry in South Africa, Eric Parker, pointed out that franchised businesses play a significant role in the South African retail economy.

9 May 2007

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