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Beyond hospitality: The new face of hospitality management graduates
Beyond hospitality: The new face of hospitality management graduatesArticle

A fairly fixed perception and expectation of the role and responsibility comes to mind when we talk about a doctor, a lawyer, an engineer, or a schoolteacher. But what do we know about the careers of professional hospitality management graduates?

Susina Jooste 1 day ago

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4IR and the SA education systemArticle

The Fourth Industrial Revolution offers opportunities for countries to advance their economic prospects through innovative technology that drive growth. South Africa is part of this change...

Ramukumba Khathu 1 day ago

'Levelling up' on quality education
'Levelling up' on quality educationArticle

Bojane Segooa has a lifelong passion for education. Not only is she currently completing her Master's degree in Innovation, while working as a senior lecturer at Unisa's department of financial accounting...

Leigh Andrews, Issued by SAICA 11 Jul 2019

Lessons learnt opening own business a year ago
Lessons learnt opening own business a year agoArticle

Jeremy Crowder, MD at In House Agency Services shares a few things he has learnt in his first year of business...

Jeremy Crowder 11 Jul 2019

Gwede Mantashe, mineral resources and energy minister
R850m set aside for beneficiation initiativesArticle

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe says R850m has been set aside to support beneficiation initiatives by science councils that will forge a developmental growth path and transform the economy...

11 Jul 2019

Women in Africa.
Defining how African businesswomen can take the leadArticle

The 3rd Women In Africa (WIA) Initiative annual World Summit agreed that African women need to change history and tell a new story of Africa...

10 Jul 2019

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How can we establish a pro-youth and entrepreneurship strategy for South Africa?Article

Entrepreneurial and small businesses have been touted as the panacea to cure South Africa's high unemployment rate, especially among the youth...

Nicci Botha 10 Jul 2019

Moroccan startup support players come together
Moroccan startup support players come togetherArticle

Key Moroccan startup support players have come together to promote a competitive innovation ecosystem in Morocco...

10 Jul 2019

Business boost for Stellenbosch community barber
Business boost for Stellenbosch community barberArticle

Peter Cupido began his barbering career while running a business from his parents' backyard and has since opened his own barbershop in Ida's Valley, Stellenbosch...

9 Jul 2019

BEN & Co Designs wins 2019 Nedbank Business Ignite with 702
BEN & Co Designs wins 2019 Nedbank Business Ignite with 702Article

The winner of Nedbank Business Ignite with 702 was announced by Bruce Whitfield during the Money Show on Thursday, 4 July...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 8 Jul 2019

Sean Beautement: reaping the rewards by feeding his SDG passion
Sean Beautement: reaping the rewards by feeding his SDG passionArticle

Sean Beautement CA(SA) is on a mission to make the UN's second Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) - that of zero hunger - a global reality by 2030 through his involvement with Rise Against Hunger...

Leigh Andrews, Issued by SAICA 5 Jul 2019

4 tips for starting and staying in business in the current economic climate
4 tips for starting and staying in business in the current economic climateArticle

South Africa's bleak unemployment rate of 27.6% in the first quarter of 2019 highlights the need to develop entrepreneurship and support the rise of SMEs in the country...

5 Jul 2019

#PODCAST: How I Built This: Lana Lovasic talks Impact Hub
#PODCAST: How I Built This: Lana Lovasic talks Impact HubArticle

"How I Built This" dives into the stories behind growing SME's and the movements they built...

4 Jul 2019

Moving to Mastery: Women in Tech & Digital Conference Johannesburg event closing soon
Moving to Mastery: Women in Tech & Digital Conference Johannesburg event closing soonArticle

Women in Tech & Digital Conference (Johannesburg edition) organisers Useful and Beautiful and Women in Tech have announced that ticket sales for the event will close on Sunday, 7 July...

Issued by Samsonite 4 Jul 2019

The digital nomads are coming and bringing economic benefit with them
The digital nomads are coming and bringing economic benefit with themArticle

Have multiple mobile devices, will travel - and earn a living. Being a digital nomad is fast becoming a way of life and work for many people, allowing them to travel in their own backyards and the world at leisure...

Andrew Robinson 4 Jul 2019

Must be a shape-shifting black unicorn
Must be a shape-shifting black unicornArticle

"For decades, black parents have told their children that in order to succeed despite racial discrimination, they need to be twice as good, twice as smart, twice as dependable, and twice as talented."

Rebone Masemola 3 Jul 2019

5 reasons why your next investment should be a franchise
5 reasons why your next investment should be a franchiseArticle

I am not about to make the evening news by letting you know that franchises are more likely to succeed than independent businesses...

Alan Hockey 3 Jul 2019

South African Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng addresses the audience at The Directors Event 2019. Image credit: Sunday Times.
The Directors Event 2019: Key insights revealedArticle

Key insights from The Directors Event, billed as the biggest board meeting, which brings leaders and key decision-makers together from the public and private sector to seek solutions to some of the country's many challenges...

3 Jul 2019

App teaches business skills to Kenyan shop owners
App teaches business skills to Kenyan shop ownersArticle

TBWA\Khanga Rue and Busara Centre for Behavioural Economics partner with TechnoServe to create a virtual business academy for Kenyan "duka" owners...

3 Jul 2019

What's on at the 2019 Fak'ugesi Digital Innovation Festival
What's on at the 2019 Fak'ugesi Digital Innovation FestivalArticle

The 2019 Fak'ugesi Digital Innovation Festival will be held at Wits University's Tshimologong Innovation Precinct in Braamfontein, Johannesburg from 30 August to 8 September 2019...

2 Jul 2019

A date with your child's future
A date with your child's futureArticle

Learners unsure of their career path are invited to the False Bay TVET College Open Day to view our top-class training facilities, visit the expo stands, try-a-skill and interact with students and lecturers...

Issued by False Bay College 28 Jun 2019

Empowering women entrepreneurship through digital skills
Empowering women entrepreneurship through digital skillsArticle

The latent entrepreneurial capabilities of women have been gradually coming to the fore with the developments in socio-political environment in society, and in this respect, South Africa is no exception...

Fathima Ussuph, Issued by Regent Business School 28 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: Thabiso Joyisa calls on SA's youth to create more, build more, love more
#YouthMonth: Thabiso Joyisa calls on SA's youth to create more, build more, love moreArticle

Durban's Thabiso Knowledge Joyisa is a young architecture graduate on a mission, tackling social and physical boundaries through collaborative, innovative thinking...

Sindy Peters 28 Jun 2019

Diamonds aren't forever, but knowledge is...
Diamonds aren't forever, but knowledge is...Article

A 1,758-carat-diamond bigger than a tennis ball was recently mined in Botswana. Despite this, the resource-rich country knows that diamonds don't last forever... and when the resources run out, a diversified knowledge-based economy needs to be in place. And that's where corporate executive education could be a gem...

27 Jun 2019

#YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge winners 2019
#YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge winners 2019Article

The winners of the fourth instalment of the City of Cape Town's annual youth entrepreneurial challenge were announced at a gala event at the Cape Town Civic Centre on 25 June 2019...

26 Jun 2019

Partnership gives UCT entrepreneurs an online boost
Partnership gives UCT entrepreneurs an online boostArticle

As part of the UCT's Honours-level Programme in Management in Entrepreneurship (PDE) course requirements, students are starting up their own businesses. This year, however, they will have an added hand as 1-grid will provide students with the resources to design a professional website for their new businesses...

25 Jun 2019

Eco-entrepreneurs look to legumes to build thriving food business
Eco-entrepreneurs look to legumes to build thriving food businessArticle

Plant-based eating is all the rage these days, but two young entrepreneurs knew the potential four years ago, when they developed a legume pasta in their home kitchen...

25 Jun 2019

Traders gather at CoCT's annual Informal Economy Summit
Traders gather at CoCT's annual Informal Economy SummitArticle

Cape Town's informal economy sustains about 140,000 individuals by providing much-needed income for vulnerable households...

25 Jun 2019

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Kenyan smallholder farmers to benefit from $56m financing scheme from EUArticle

Smallholder agribusinesses in Kenya are set to benefit from the European Union (EU)'s $56m financing scheme. Through the Kenya Agriculture Value Chain Facility, farmers will now be able to gain easier access to credit...

25 Jun 2019

First Girl Geek Summit to get more disadvantaged girls into STEM
First Girl Geek Summit to get more disadvantaged girls into STEMArticle

Local non-profit organisation, Africa Teen Geeks, is launching a new flagship event to inspire 100 high school girls from disadvantaged communities to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...

Issued by Africa Teen Geeks 24 Jun 2019

The strength and resilience of our youth
The strength and resilience of our youthArticle

Incredible things happen when youth unite. However, in South Africa, this journey hasn't been easy. Taking a look back from 1976, how far have we actually come?...

Tsholanang Seakamela, Issued by Red & Yellow 24 Jun 2019

5 pieces of advice that all startups should ignore
5 pieces of advice that all startups should ignoreArticle

Deciding to go it alone and start your own business is always hugely daunting. There's so much to learn and so much can go wrong...

Henry Cazalet 21 Jun 2019

The Box Shop June 16 Food Market backed by American Express celebrated a youth on the rise
The Box Shop June 16 Food Market backed by American Express celebrated a youth on the riseArticle

Vilakazi Street came alive as it was transformed into the epitome of youth culture hustle, echoing the entrepreneurial and creative spirit of 2019...

Issued by OnPoint PR 20 Jun 2019

Bongi Mhlongo joins The Hardy Boys as creative director
Bongi Mhlongo joins The Hardy Boys as creative directorArticle

The Hardy Boys is proud to announce creative director, Bongi Mhlongo (affectionately known as "Bon") officially joined the agency in January 2019...

Issued by The Hardy Boys 20 Jun 2019

Property sector careers that could help reduce youth unemployment
Property sector careers that could help reduce youth unemploymentArticle

South Africa is facing a crisis of high and rising youth unemployment that could be addressed if the public and private sector join forces...

19 Jun 2019

(Re)conceptualising education to bridge the digital divide for innovation and employability
(Re)conceptualising education to bridge the digital divide for innovation and employabilityArticle

President Ramaphosa's merger of the Department of Science & Technology with the Department of Higher Education and Training is perhaps propitious, especially given that the new educational imperatives of the Digital Era...

Ahmed Shaikh, Richard Shewry, Ridwaan Asvat, Dhiru Soni, Issued by Regent Business School 14 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: What does it take to be a millennial entrepreneur?
#YouthMonth: What does it take to be a millennial entrepreneur?Article

When asking millennials about where they see themselves career-wise, many will reveal their dream of owning their own businesses...

14 Jun 2019

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Africa Women in Media Award launchedArticle

Call for entries: APO Group African Women in Media Award to recognise support of female journalists for women's entrepreneurship in Africa...

14 Jun 2019

How the cloud can help side businesses succeed
How the cloud can help side businesses succeedArticle

More and more South African millennials are starting side businesses to supplement their income...

14 Jun 2019

Prof Hester Klopper, deputy vice-chancellor: strategy and internationalisation represented SU at the inaugural executive meeting of the Global Alliance of Universities on Climate (GAUC) in Beijing.
SU to represent Africa in Global Alliance of Universities on ClimateArticle

Based on its research performance and capacity, Stellenbosch University (SU) has recently been invited to represent Africa in the Global Alliance of Universities on Climate (GAUC) which held its inaugural executive meeting in Beijing, China, late last month...

13 Jun 2019

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AMA and African Leadership partner up to promote London Africa SummitArticle

African Media Agency partners with African Leadership (UK) Limited's 3rd Africa Summit in London...

12 Jun 2019

#Newsmaker: TBWA\SA Group CEO Sean Donovan promoted to Asia president
#Newsmaker: TBWA\SA Group CEO Sean Donovan promoted to Asia presidentArticle

Sean Donovan, TBWA\South Africa Group CEO, has been tasked with advancing the agency's position across the Asia region, where he'll take on the role of TBWA\Asia president, effective later this year...

Jessica Tennant 10 Jun 2019

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First edition of Digital Women's Day in AfricaArticle

Following the success of its 7th edition in Paris, Digital Woman's Day, is launching its first event in Africa, with the theme of 'Women: World Changers'...

7 Jun 2019

702 and Capetalk go beyond entrepreneurship with Nedbank Business Ignite
702 and Capetalk go beyond entrepreneurship with Nedbank Business IgniteArticle

Nedbank Business Ignite aims to empower entrepreneurs to carve out new markets and sustainable industries towards boosting the South African economy in new and innovative ways...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 7 Jun 2019

Competition Commission's grocery retail market inquiry welcomed
Competition Commission's grocery retail market inquiry welcomedArticle

Specialist challenger retailers have welcomed the Competition Commission's findings on the power wielded by the major national supermarket chains over enforcing exclusive provisions in their lease agreements against challenger retailers and speciality stores...

5 Jun 2019

Students show off their robotic skills
Students show off their robotic skillsArticle

The annual TUKS Robot Race Day took place recently and saw more than 70 autonomous robotic vehicles take to the track...

5 Jun 2019

Grassroots commercial enterprises launched at Yes4Youth hub in Tembisa
Grassroots commercial enterprises launched at Yes4Youth hub in TembisaArticle

The Youth Employment Service has launched two new business partnerships at the Kago Yes4Youth Community Hub in Tembisa, the first step to fulfilling its next development goal of becoming a commercial centre...

3 Jun 2019

Econet, Yara launch Generation Africa, brings youth entrepreneurship to Africa
Econet, Yara launch Generation Africa, brings youth entrepreneurship to AfricaArticle

The partnership initiative will support a cohort of 12 budding young agri-food entrepreneurs to scale and prosper their ventures...

30 May 2019

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