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#WomenInScience: Linda Mahlangu on making her mark as a metallurgist
#WomenInScience: Linda Mahlangu on making her mark as a metallurgistArticle

Annually, 11 February marks International Day of Women and Girls in Science, highlighting the need for greater gender equality in science-related fields...

Sindy Peters 11 Feb 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: CSI & Sustainability
#BestofBiz 2019: CSI & SustainabilityArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content...

13 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: Construction & Engineering
#BestofBiz 2019: Construction & EngineeringArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content...

13 Dec 2019

Collaboration key in closing the digital skills gap in Africa
Collaboration key in closing the digital skills gap in AfricaArticle

In the face of an immensely challenging digital skills gap on the continent, Mojolaoluwa Aderemi-Makinde, head of brand and reputation at Google Africa, remains optimistic...

Sindy Peters 2 Dec 2019

#AfricaCom: Gender inequality continues to cost Africa billions of dollars each year
#AfricaCom: Gender inequality continues to cost Africa billions of dollars each yearArticle

$95bn - this is the average annual loss in Sub-Saharan Africa since 2010 due to pervasive gender inequality in the continent's economic activities...

Sindy Peters 26 Nov 2019

#AfricaCom: Smartphone costs the biggest barrier to a digitally inclusive Africa
#AfricaCom: Smartphone costs the biggest barrier to a digitally inclusive AfricaArticle

The next technological evolution is advancing at an exponential rate and by leaving out some on this journey, we allow the current societal divides and inequalities to deepen...

Sindy Peters 15 Nov 2019

Redefining the way we give could drive greater social cohesion in SA
Redefining the way we give could drive greater social cohesion in SAArticle

Social cohesion is imperative to addressing the deep-seated issues that divide South Africans, especially in a country as unequal as ours, says Professor Jonathan Jansen...

Sindy Peters 7 Nov 2019

Here are all South Africa's Blue Flag beaches for the 2019/20 season
Here are all South Africa's Blue Flag beaches for the 2019/20 seasonArticle

Sixty-four Blue Flags were awarded at the 2019/20 launch of South Africa's Blue Flag season, including 45 beaches, nine marinas and 10 sustainable tourism boats across South Africa...

Sindy Peters 24 Oct 2019

#SACSCCongress: How green roofs can contribute to people, profit and planet
#SACSCCongress: How green roofs can contribute to people, profit and planetArticle

Vacant rooftops across all major cities around the world are a dime a dozen. Their concrete surfaces aren't just a waste of space in a highly urbanised world, but also contribute to the heat island effect that afflicts these built-up areas. So why not farm on them?

Sindy Peters 23 Oct 2019

Why we need a global treaty to protect areas like Seamount Vema
Why we need a global treaty to protect areas like Seamount VemaArticle

The 17-strong Greenpeace crew will assess current conditions at Seamount Vema and plan to pull out 70m-deep lobster traps that have been abandoned in this area by fisheries for decades...

Sindy Peters 18 Oct 2019

Food rescue initiative SA Harvest launches in Cape Town
Food rescue initiative SA Harvest launches in Cape TownArticle

Launched in tandem with this year's World Food Day, SA Harvest - the South African version of the highly successful OzHarvest - is officially off the ground. Its CEO, Alan Browde, shared the initiative's journey thus far...

Sindy Peters 16 Oct 2019

USB tackles dearth of women on SA's boards
USB tackles dearth of women on SA's boardsArticle

The University of Stellenbosch Business School recently hosted a special business breakfast addressing the current state of boardroom gender diversity in SA...

Sindy Peters 15 Oct 2019

How Vollar is serving brands certainty with their CSI
How Vollar is serving brands certainty with their CSIArticle

A finalist for the 2019 SAB Foundation Social Innovation Award, Vollar has been making waves on the social enterprise scene since its inception. The new digital currency, as its name suggests, comes with an interesting twist...

Sindy Peters 23 Sep 2019

#TourismMonth: Fall in love at the Drakensberg
#TourismMonth: Fall in love at the DrakensbergArticle

Full disclosure: I was born and raised in KwaZulu-Natal, so the province already holds a special place in my heart. Few things get me right in the feels like going home...

Sindy Peters 6 Sep 2019

#CreativeMornings: How 18 Gangster Museum is lifting others as it rises in Khayelitsha
#CreativeMornings: How 18 Gangster Museum is lifting others as it rises in KhayelitshaArticle

Wandisile Nqeketho is the CEO and founder of 18 Gangster Museum, a social enterprise based in Khayelitsha that targets at-risk youth in the community, drawing their attention to the perils of gangsterism...

Sindy Peters 2 Sep 2019

#TourismMonth: SA's got tourism talent
#TourismMonth: SA's got tourism talentArticle

Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane recently took to the majestic slopes of the Drakensberg in KwaZulu-Natal to officially launch Tourism Month 2019...

Sindy Peters 29 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: 'Be authentic, irrespective of which profession you're in'
#WomensMonth: 'Be authentic, irrespective of which profession you're in'Article

An attorney, notary, and conveyancer specialising in property and conveyancing, Subashnee Moodley is an example of what one can achieve through perseverance, hard work and authenticity...

Sindy Peters 20 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: 'Fight for it, work hard, and make it happen!'
#WomensMonth: 'Fight for it, work hard, and make it happen!'Article

No listicle of incredible South African women would be complete without Professor Elain Vlok, founder of the Clover Mama Afrika project...

Sindy Peters 20 Aug 2019

From cradle to grave: How Levi's is tackling water sustainability
From cradle to grave: How Levi's is tackling water sustainabilityArticle

Having never been inside an actual factory before, never mind a clothing factory, I had imagined mega-machines and giant conveyor belts - nothing but cold hard steel moving fabric about...

Sindy Peters 19 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: 'If you feel like the tortoise in your life, don't give up'
#WomensMonth: 'If you feel like the tortoise in your life, don't give up'Article

Slovakian by birth, Andrea Gombalova Stevens made South Africa her home many years ago and is currently the franchisee of Just Property Port Elizabeth. She is the epitome of inspirational leadership with a motivational morning regimen to match...

Sindy Peters 15 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: 18twenty8 to launch Big Sister Network Summit in Joburg
#WomensMonth: 18twenty8 to launch Big Sister Network Summit in JoburgArticle

Refiloe Seseane is the founder of 18twenty8, a non-profit organisation that aims to empower young women through educational and personal development...

Sindy Peters 14 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Diversity is about appreciating the female voice and hearing it
#WomensMonth: Diversity is about appreciating the female voice and hearing itArticle

According to UNESCO Statistics, women make up only 23% of STEM talent globally, and this inequality is mirrored in South Africa's science, technology and engineering industries...

Sindy Peters 12 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: From tower crane operator to safety officer with Grace
#WomensMonth: From tower crane operator to safety officer with GraceArticle

Neither intimidated by heights nor working in a male-dominated sector, Grace Yoliswa Nyilika is an inspiration for all women keen on taking on the construction industry as a career path...

Sindy Peters 8 Aug 2019

Rhino Momma Project in desperate need of donations
Rhino Momma Project in desperate need of donationsArticle

Declared a national disaster, Namibia is facing a particularly severe drought that is ravaging all regions of the southern African country...

Sindy Peters 29 Jul 2019

#CSIMonth: Unpacking Redefine's ABCD approach to driving sustainable transformation
#CSIMonth: Unpacking Redefine's ABCD approach to driving sustainable transformationArticle

With the goal of achieving sustainable transformation in the community surrounding Maponya Mall in Soweto, a building it owns and manages, Redefine Properties has employed an asset-based community development approach...

Sindy Peters 24 Jul 2019

#CSIMonth: This volunteer is restoring smiles through the life-changing work of OSSA
#CSIMonth: This volunteer is restoring smiles through the life-changing work of OSSAArticle

According to Operation Smile South Africa (OSSA), every three minutes, a child somewhere in the world is born with a cleft lip or cleft palate - a condition that affects children and adults not just physically but psychologically as well...

Sindy Peters 23 Jul 2019

#CSIMonth: Can you handle the heat? Try the #ChilliChallenge
#CSIMonth: Can you handle the heat? Try the #ChilliChallengeArticle

There's a crazy new online challenge doing the rounds and this one comes with a bit of a bite - quite literally. It's called the #ChilliChallenge, and its heating up the internet...

Sindy Peters 9 Jul 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

From design to deconstruction, green building gains momentum in SA
From design to deconstruction, green building gains momentum in SAArticle

Legaro Properties is no stranger to the green building industry with the lifestyle and commercial property developer scooping last year's GBCSA Award for highest rated green building in South Africa for its 78 Corlett Drive development in Melrose North, Johannesburg...

Sindy Peters 19 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: How the Collen Mashawana Foundation is planting seeds of hope and courage
#YouthMonth: How the Collen Mashawana Foundation is planting seeds of hope and courageArticle

Arriving in 2000 in Johannesburg from Venda, Limpopo, with very little to his name, Collen Mashawana promptly spun his dreams into reality...

Sindy Peters 4 Jun 2019

#AfricaMonth: Expanding into Africa, it's full steam ahead for The Business Exchange
#AfricaMonth: Expanding into Africa, it's full steam ahead for The Business ExchangeArticle

With community and collaboration the key drivers of the co-working revolution, disruption in the traditional office space market seems all but inevitable...

Sindy Peters 2 May 2019

Construction entrepreneur Julia Petla receives international recognition
Construction entrepreneur Julia Petla receives international recognitionArticle

Born for leadership, Nkgomeleng Julia Petla is the founder and MD of Amedzo Trading and Projects, a 100% black-women-owned construction company which turns 10 this year...

Sindy Peters 15 Apr 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Why employer branding is vital even in the midst of a stagnating economy
#RecruitmentFocus: Why employer branding is vital even in the midst of a stagnating economyArticle

While employer branding has made significant inroads into the South African market, with a number of companies leveraging its benefits, its relevance and how to purposefully implement it does still seem to leave many indifferent...

Sindy Peters 28 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Future of work will place high value on social science skills
#RecruitmentFocus: Future of work will place high value on social science skillsArticle

As part of our ongoing focus on recruitment, we caught up with the founder of Dynamic Talent Acquisition, Lynette Hobson, to get her take on jobs of the future...

Sindy Peters 15 Jan 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: CSI & Sustainability
#BestofBiz 2018: CSI & SustainabilityArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: The local youth employment engine that can
#RecruitmentFocus: The local youth employment engine that canArticle

Since 2011, Lulaway, the brainchild of Jake Willis and Errol Freeman, has placed 30,000 young South Africans in jobs...

Sindy Peters 14 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Recruiters must embrace technology to stay relevant, says Giraffe CEO
#RecruitmentFocus: Recruiters must embrace technology to stay relevant, says Giraffe CEOArticle

Founded in 2015, high-volume recruitment tech startup Giraffe has since attracted over 500,000 South African jobseekers to its platform...

Sindy Peters 12 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Noella Coursaris Musunka on the power of mentorship in Africa
#RecruitmentFocus: Noella Coursaris Musunka on the power of mentorship in AfricaArticle

International model, philanthropist and advocate for women and children empowerment Noella Coursaris Musunka was recently in SA to accept an award in recognition of her humanitarian work in Africa...

Sindy Peters 7 Dec 2018

#EntrepreneurMonth: Jewellery SMME incubator looks to develop, support local startups
#EntrepreneurMonth: Jewellery SMME incubator looks to develop, support local startupsArticle

SLJI is an NGO that aims to create economic opportunities for emerging jewellery businesses from historically disadvantaged communities...

Sindy Peters 20 Nov 2018

#EntrepreneurMonth: Magnastruct to launch 100% fire retardant, affordable informal dwelling
#EntrepreneurMonth: Magnastruct to launch 100% fire retardant, affordable informal dwellingArticle

Using MagnaBoards - a 100% fire retardant material, Magnastruct is currently in the planning stages of launching a self-assembling, affordable informal dwelling called the The Square...

Sindy Peters 5 Nov 2018

#EntrepreneurMonth: Be completely prepared, only fools rush in
#EntrepreneurMonth: Be completely prepared, only fools rush inArticle

No fool in the slightest, Wendy Damon is the owner of Damp Control Cape. Not quite a rags-to-riches story, hers is still quite impressive...

Sindy Peters 1 Nov 2018

Girl power high up on the CN Africa, Save the Children agenda
Girl power high up on the CN Africa, Save the Children agendaArticle

Launched in August this year, Cartoon Network Africa's Powerpuff Girls (PPG) Awards is just about ready to draw to a close...

Sindy Peters 29 Oct 2018

Why The Westin Cape Town's R150m refurbishment investment is worth every penny
Why The Westin Cape Town's R150m refurbishment investment is worth every pennyArticle

Business or leisure, if you're a regular at The Westin Cape Town, you're in for a marvellous surprise...

Sindy Peters 29 Oct 2018

#5ForChange: Connecting, equipping, inspiring - enke helps SA's youth make their mark
#5ForChange: Connecting, equipping, inspiring - enke helps SA's youth make their markArticle

Founded in 2009 by international volunteers Tom Walsh, Philippa (Pip) Wheaton and Kathryn Maunders, enke enables young South Africans who are passionate about driving social change to become the masters of their own destiny and make their mark.

Sindy Peters 25 Oct 2018

#5ForChange: CRSP dsgn tackles injustices around edtech with LCERT
#5ForChange: CRSP dsgn tackles injustices around edtech with LCERTArticle

CRSP dsgn is one of this year's five beneficiaries of the 5 For Change black tie event set for Saturday, 27 October, at The Station in Newtown, Joburg...

Sindy Peters 22 Oct 2018

#5ForChange: Discover the 'New York of Africa' with Dlala Nje
#5ForChange: Discover the 'New York of Africa' with Dlala NjeArticle

What started off in 2012 as a games arcade for the 400-plus kids of Ponte City in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, has evolved into an inspiring social development project...

Sindy Peters 3 Oct 2018

#5ForChange: OLICO Maths Education makes maths make sense for SA learners
#5ForChange: OLICO Maths Education makes maths make sense for SA learnersArticle

Maths intimidates a lot of people. Even into adulthood many of us shudder at the mere mention of trigonometric identities...

Sindy Peters 27 Sep 2018

Get ready to dress up to the nines for #5ForChange
Get ready to dress up to the nines for #5ForChangeArticle

Turning seven this year, 5 For Change has been an annual highlight on the Cape Town social and philanthropic calendar. In 2018, however, its founders are shaking things up...

Sindy Peters 7 Sep 2018

#DontLetThemDisappear: A world without elephants
#DontLetThemDisappear: A world without elephantsArticle

Around 96 African elephants are poached for their ivory every day, that's one elephant every 15 minutes...

Sindy Peters 30 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: 'New normal' to hold greater opportunities for women in property
#WomensMonth: 'New normal' to hold greater opportunities for women in propertyArticle

The South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) is hosting its annual convention this week, 7-8 August...

Sindy Peters 6 Aug 2018

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