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ASIP Accelerator announces new advisory board
ASIP Accelerator announces new advisory boardArticle

Telecel Group's Africa Startup Initiative Program (ASIP) Accelerator, powered by Startupbootcamp AfriTech, announced the creation of an industry advisory board...

6 hours ago

The art of living and dying: A partnership story
The art of living and dying: A partnership storyArticle

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, palliative care is now more in the mainstream eye than ever before...

Issued by MANGO-OMC 1 day ago

Call for applications: eThekwini Furniture Cluster Business Accelerator
Call for applications: eThekwini Furniture Cluster Business AcceleratorArticle

Successful applicants that excel during the pitching process will be in the running to gain a lucrative business contract with furniture retailers, @home, CLM Home and Homewood...

1 day ago

Return on investment for bursaries calls for holistic support
Return on investment for bursaries calls for holistic supportArticle

The return on investment (ROI) for bursary support must address the high drop-out rate of first years through offerings of holistic student support...

Chantelle Oosthuizen, Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 2 days ago

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

PR industry expert calls young talent to apply for mentorship initiative
PR industry expert calls young talent to apply for mentorship initiativeArticle

Three ambitious, young communications professionals will be given the opportunity to be mentored by PR guru and Eclipse Communications founding partner and strategist, Jacki McEwen-Powell...

Issued by Eclipse Communications 2 days ago

Applications open for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program
Applications open for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator ProgramArticle

Facebook is inviting community leaders from South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria to apply for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program...

3 days ago

Part 1: Transformation in action; a Dentsu story
Part 1: Transformation in action; a Dentsu storyArticle

Over the last 10 years at Dentsu, we have grown from 40 to 1,500 people regionally as well as expanding our regional footprint into 10 market startups resulting in over 33 affiliate local partners on the African continent...

Issued by Dentsu 3 May 2021

BREAKING: Duke Group launches Duchess
BREAKING: Duke Group launches DuchessArticle

In a first for female empowerment and for South African business, the Duke Group has launched Duchess - a 100% Black female-owned, Level 1 BBBEE-compliant, full-service production facilitator, committed to connecting industry needs and ideas with a network of production specialists, giving first option to female experts...

3 May 2021

Google launches new scholarships for aspiring African developers - here's how to apply
Google launches new scholarships for aspiring African developers - here's how to applyArticle

The company also announced the opening of applications for the sixth class of the Google for Startups Accelerator Africa programme...

29 Apr 2021

Food Lover’s Market CEO Brian Coppin with TVMA founder Mmabatho Portia Morudi
The Village Market Africa triumphs in Food Lover's Seeds of Change initiativeArticle

The Village Market Africa is the winner of Food Lover's Market's Seeds of Change Supplier Development Partnership, launched to create an opportunity for social enterprises to join the retailer's supplier network...

28 Apr 2021

New Motheo Academy launched in Cornubia, KZN
New Motheo Academy launched in Cornubia, KZNArticle

The Motheo Construction Group on Friday, 23 April, launched its latest built environment skills development academy in Cornubia in KwaZulu-Natal...

26 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Nokwe Ndwandwe of Nissan South Africa
#BehindtheBrandManager: Nokwe Ndwandwe of Nissan South AfricaArticle

Ndwandwe talks about her role, recent campaigns she has worked on, her career, and the activities she engages in outside of work...

Imran Salie 22 Apr 2021

Aspiring engineers given a lifeline at CUT
Aspiring engineers given a lifeline at CUTArticle

One avenue of funding available to aspiring engineers who are classified among the 'missing middle' is through a partnership between ISFAP and CUT...

Issued by SAICA 22 Apr 2021

Training and upskilling will benefit SMMEs in a post-Covid world
Training and upskilling will benefit SMMEs in a post-Covid worldArticle

As businesses struggle to remain afloat, it becomes clear that there is one single attribute that will help SMMEs succeed; and that is training and upskilling...

21 Apr 2021

'Make a decision that is right for you!'
'Make a decision that is right for you!'Article

Zanele Maduna CA(SA) (28) is currently a senior fund accountant at BNP Paribas in the Jersey Channel Islands but says she is currently transitioning from corporate life to full-time entrepreneurship...

Issued by SAICA 20 Apr 2021

Barloworld calls on social entrepreneurs to apply for 2021/22 Barloworld Mbewu
Barloworld calls on social entrepreneurs to apply for 2021/22 Barloworld MbewuArticle

Social entrepreneurs are invited to submit their entries for consideration for incubation to the second leg of a Barloworld flagship entrepreneurial programme known as Mbewu...

19 Apr 2021

Coca-Cola women empowerment programme benefits millions in Africa
Coca-Cola women empowerment programme benefits millions in AfricaArticle

Coca-Cola system's 5by20 women empowerment programme has equipped 2 million women entrepreneurs in Africa...

15 Apr 2021

#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry
#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industryArticle

South African startup BlueAvo has been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2021

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

One year on: 3 ways in which Covid-19 has impacted the SA venture capital space
One year on: 3 ways in which Covid-19 has impacted the SA venture capital spaceArticle

It's been just over a year since South Africa went into lockdown. At the time, there was still hope that the country could isolate and contain the disease, allowing economic activity to continue as normal. Few could've forecast the toll the following months would take on our lives and livelihoods...

Philani Sangweni, Issued by Irvine Partners 9 Apr 2021

D&AD Shift with Google announces new partnerships
D&AD Shift with Google announces new partnershipsArticle

Leading global brands partner on D&AD Shift with Google to support emerging talent in securing paid opportunities within the creative sector...

8 Apr 2021

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

Elevator partners with IMA, rebrands to SA chapter
Elevator partners with IMA, rebrands to SA chapterArticle

Elevator Agency is partnering with the global Intermarketing Agency (IMA) and will rebrand, becoming the South African chapter of IMA, effective April 2021...

7 Apr 2021

SA's Lukhanyo Mdingi nabs spot on 2021 LVMH Prize shortlist
SA's Lukhanyo Mdingi nabs spot on 2021 LVMH Prize shortlistArticle

Lukhanyo Mdingi is among the 20 designers from around the globe selected as semi-finalists for the 2021 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers...

1 Apr 2021

When change is the only constant, how do you grow your employees during disruptive times?
When change is the only constant, how do you grow your employees during disruptive times?Article

In a disrupted workplace, we must use the knowledge gained in 2020 to inform how we keep our people aligned, engaged and empowered...

Brian Eagar 31 Mar 2021

Satsa to facilitate EC tourism transformation of ownership project
Satsa to facilitate EC tourism transformation of ownership projectArticle

Satsa's Access, Inclusivity and Diversity Committee, under the guidance of the Satsa Eastern Cape Chapter Chair, Mandisa Magwaxaza, has joined forces for good with a member association in the Eastern Cape to pioneer a Proof of Concept that will become a blueprint for sustainable transformation of ownership...

31 Mar 2021

Kenyan eco-friendly footwear brand wins sustainable design contest
Kenyan eco-friendly footwear brand wins sustainable design contestArticle

Women-led Kenyan design house wins Fashionomics Africa sustainable design competition for turning fruit waste into eco-friendly footwear...

30 Mar 2021

CPT Tourism, CoCT help SMMEs weather the Covid-19 pandemic
CPT Tourism, CoCT help SMMEs weather the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

Through its Board Development Fund, Cape Town Tourism in partnership with the City of Cape Town is helping tourism SMMEs get back on their feet...

25 Mar 2021

Applications open for ASIP Accelerator Programme
Applications open for ASIP Accelerator ProgrammeArticle

Telecel Group has opened applications for the ASIP Accelerator Programme, powered by Startupbootcamp AfriTech...

24 Mar 2021

Basa Debut Programme 2021
Basa Debut Programme 2021Article

Basa's Debut Programme aims to ensure a systematic approach to mentoring its artists and enables full-scale access to relevant information and networks to help them build the resources they need...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 24 Mar 2021

AfricArena Startup Alumni raises over $222m in venture funding
AfricArena Startup Alumni raises over $222m in venture fundingArticle

AfricArena have secured over $222m in funding over the course of five years...

23 Mar 2021

The One Club, Russell's Reserve launch global grant programme for young BIPOC creatives
The One Club, Russell's Reserve launch global grant programme for young BIPOC creativesArticle

The One Club for Creativity and Russell's Reserve have been brought together by Rich Tu, VP of MTV Digital Design to launch Colorful: A Prelude to Young Guns 19, a new global grant programme to help young BIPOC creatives advance their careers...

18 Mar 2021

What to expect from the virtual and physical 2021 Fashion Without Borders
What to expect from the virtual and physical 2021 Fashion Without BordersArticle

The 2021 Fashion Without Borders (FWB) will be held virtually and physically at the Hilton Hotel Sandton in Johannesburg from 23 to 26 March.

17 Mar 2021

Bank buildings rise above the business district of Lagos. Banks must effectively communicate the impact of their engagement with women. Tim Graham/Getty Images
How Nigerian banks empower women through corporate social responsibilityArticle

Businesses are part of societies and successful businesses can create an environment that benefits their customers, employees, communities and shareholders...

Emmanuel Mogaji 17 Mar 2021

How Covid-19 has prompted an unprecedented global giving culture
How Covid-19 has prompted an unprecedented global giving cultureArticle

Covid-19 has laid bare the social divide. It's also prompted an unprecedented global giving culture, says Neptal Khoza, head: corporate social investment at Capitec Bank...

17 Mar 2021

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Nestlé Hatcher platform invites collaboration with African innovatorsArticle

Best-in-class innovators are presented with an opportunity to be future Nestlé suppliers...

15 Mar 2021

Education takes time - but we must act now to safeguard the future of education
Education takes time - but we must act now to safeguard the future of educationArticle

Over the years we've seen how, through education, people from the most challenging situations have managed to break out and change their circumstances...

Finbiz2030 SDG 4 task team, Issued by SAICA 12 Mar 2021

Women in renewable energy mentorship programme launches
Women in renewable energy mentorship programme launchesArticle

Applications have opened for 10 female mentees and 10 mentors working in renewable energy to be part of an inaugural mentorship programme to accelerate gender diversity and inclusion of more women in leadership.

12 Mar 2021

Travel's female leaders #ChooseToChallenge
Travel's female leaders #ChooseToChallengeArticle

Female thought leaders in the travel and tourism industry share what their areas of focus were for yesterday and 2021, and what advice they have to other women fighting the good fight in the travel and tourism industries.

Jenna Berndt 9 Mar 2021

Tendai Mtawarira's The Beast Foundation aims to uplift, inspire youth
Tendai Mtawarira's The Beast Foundation aims to uplift, inspire youthArticle

Tendai Mtawarira, more fondly known as 'The Beast' in rugby circles, has established The Beast Foundation which aims to inspire, unite and build Africa's youth...

9 Mar 2021

How Covid-19 impacted South Africa's venture capital space
How Covid-19 impacted South Africa's venture capital spaceArticle

A little under a year ago, South Africa confirmed its first Covid-19 case. At the time, there was still hope that the country could isolate and contain the disease, allowing economic activity to continue as normal...

Philani Sangweni 9 Mar 2021

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