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#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

#WomensMonth: Nation Builder takes lead in driving high-impact social change
#WomensMonth: Nation Builder takes lead in driving high-impact social changeArticle

Celebrating Women's Month on Biz, we chatted to Keri-Leigh Paschal, executive director of Nation Builder, to find out more about the women empowerment space in SA...

Sindy Peters 3 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Solid Green celebrates 50+ green building certifications
#WomensMonth: Solid Green celebrates 50+ green building certificationsArticle

Founded in 2010 by Marloes Reinink, Solid Green Consulting is all about advancing sustainability in the African built environment...

Sindy Peters 3 Aug 2018

ACSA helps disadvantaged airport communities take flight
ACSA helps disadvantaged airport communities take flightArticle

ACSA, looking to drive social upliftment within the poverty nodes surrounding its nine airports, has invested heavily in supporting disadvantaged individuals from these communities...

Sindy Peters 3 Jul 2018

#YouthMonth: GirlCode seeks to narrow tech industry gender gap with AWS
#YouthMonth: GirlCode seeks to narrow tech industry gender gap with AWSArticle

Initially launched as a hackathon specifically for women, GirlCode has flourished...

Sindy Peters 14 Jun 2018

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Biomimicry and the future of utilitiesArticle

Claire Janisch, founder of Biomimicry South Africa, took to the podium at this year's African Utility Week to share how biomimicry could influence the future of utilities...

Sindy Peters 21 May 2018

Could Antarctic icebergs be the solution to Cape Town's water crisis?
Could Antarctic icebergs be the solution to Cape Town's water crisis?Article

The extensive drought in SA has brought to the fore many a creative solution...

Sindy Peters 18 May 2018

Equites ends year strong with continued focus on logistics sector
Equites ends year strong with continued focus on logistics sectorArticle

JSE-listed Equites Property Fund recently announced its annual results for the year ended 28 February 2018, revealing...

Sindy Peters 15 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: Growthpoint Investec African Properties launched
#AfricaMonth: Growthpoint Investec African Properties launchedArticle

First announced in 2015, Growthpoint Investec African Properties (GIAP) is finally off the mark, commencing operations in the pan-African real estate market.

Sindy Peters 14 May 2018

Serve others and the money will follow, says entrepreneur Pontsho Manzi
Serve others and the money will follow, says entrepreneur Pontsho ManziArticle

Pontsho Manzi, managing director of Botlhokwa Group, is a businesswoman with the Midas touch...

Sindy Peters 26 Mar 2018

#OFFinJoburg: Many a bumpy road ahead remains on Africa's long walk to democracy
#OFFinJoburg: Many a bumpy road ahead remains on Africa's long walk to democracyArticle

The Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) will make its debut in Africa on Monday, 26 March, in Johannesburg...

Sindy Peters 23 Mar 2018

#BestofBiz 2017: Property
#BestofBiz 2017: PropertyArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Property & Real Estate site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2017

#BestofBiz 2017: CSI & Sustainability
#BestofBiz 2017: CSI & SustainabilityArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's CSI & Sustainability site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2017

#GlobalFoodSecurity: Food Forward SA turns to digital solution in quest to reduce hunger
#GlobalFoodSecurity: Food Forward SA turns to digital solution in quest to reduce hungerArticle

Food Forward South Africa has over the last two years developed a virtual platform that allows it to streamline how it carries out its mission...

Sindy Peters 7 Dec 2017

Professor Adipala Ekwamu, executive secretary of the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture ()
#GlobalFoodSecurity: How Africa can feed itself and the worldArticle

Professor Adipala Ekwamu, executive secretary of the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RuForum), gave an inspiring keynote presentation at the third International Conference on Global Food Security held in Cape Town this week.

Sindy Peters 7 Dec 2017

UN deputy secretary-general Amina J Mohammed delivering the 15th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Cape Town on 25 November 2017. (Image: )
UN's Amina Mohammed stirs leadership to invest more in women and girlsArticle

UN deputy secretary-general Amina J. Mohammed delivered this year's Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture at the CTICC in Cape Town over the weekend...

Sindy Peters 26 Nov 2017

#WindAc 2017: Do cats and windows kill more birds than wind turbines?
#WindAc 2017: Do cats and windows kill more birds than wind turbines?Article

Yes, they do - cats and windows do kill more birds than wind turbines, but that's no reason to disregard the fact that wind turbines also kill birds...

Sindy Peters 23 Nov 2017

#WindAc 2017: How to select a wind farm development site without compromising visual resources
#WindAc 2017: How to select a wind farm development site without compromising visual resourcesArticle

There are many considerations to take into account when developing a wind farm, one of which is the impact on visual, aesthetic, and scenic resources in and around a potential location...

Sindy Peters 21 Nov 2017

#WindAc 2017: Transition to renewables well under way
#WindAc 2017: Transition to renewables well under wayArticle

Today saw the start of WindAc Africa 2017 - the annual "academic hour for wind power" hosted by the South African Wind Energy Association...

Sindy Peters 14 Nov 2017

#GBCSA2017: The potential for buildings to become mini utilities
#GBCSA2017: The potential for buildings to become mini utilitiesArticle

The future of large public utilities, such as Eskom, is uncertain...

Sindy Peters 20 Oct 2017

Flight Centre Foundation looks to tackle poverty through education
Flight Centre Foundation looks to tackle poverty through educationArticle

The Flight Centre Foundation aims to break the cycle of poverty through education, running a number of relevant programmes...

Sindy Peters 17 Oct 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Hero in a half shell, SolarTurtle
#EntrepreneurMonth: Hero in a half shell, SolarTurtleArticle

Invented by social entrepreneur James van der Walt, the SolarTurtle recently scooped a win at the Inventors Garage at the 2017 SABC Education SA Innovation Summit, walking away with R10k.

Sindy Peters 16 Oct 2017

Buy a Bag of Hope - one way business can help SA's children succeed
Buy a Bag of Hope - one way business can help SA's children succeedArticle

Uzwelo Bags was launched with the goal of making a meaningful difference...

Sindy Peters 16 Oct 2017

#GBCSA2017: Rubble is a resource
#GBCSA2017: Rubble is a resourceArticle

One cubic metre of concrete has a carbon footprint of 350kg of CO2, making this staple material in the construction industry one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gases in the world...

Sindy Peters 12 Oct 2017

Patricia de Lille at the 10th annual Green Building Convention
#GBCSA2017: De Lille calls on building sector to 'think differently' as city continues to tackle droughtArticle

Speaking at the GBCSA's 10th annual Green Building Convention, the executive mayor of Cape Town Patricia de Lille called on industry players to implement their projects while ensuring resilience and sustainability.

Sindy Peters 11 Oct 2017

Dorah Modise at the 10th annual Green Building Convention
#GBCSA2017: Celebrating 10 years of green building in SAArticle

Founded in 2007 by Bruce Kerswill, the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) turns 10 this year...

Sindy Peters 11 Oct 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Want to be a property entrepreneur? Be prepared to step outside your comfort zone
#EntrepreneurMonth: Want to be a property entrepreneur? Be prepared to step outside your comfort zoneArticle

Under the leadership of Durban-based property entrepreneur Grant Gavin, RE/MAX Panache in the North Durban suburbs went from annual property sales of R320m in 2006 to over R1bn in 2017...

Sindy Peters 3 Oct 2017

#InnovationMonth: Propertuity, LOT-EK collaborate on SA's first large-scale residential container development
#InnovationMonth: Propertuity, LOT-EK collaborate on SA's first large-scale residential container developmentArticle

Property developer Propertuity partnered recently with New York-based architecture firm and upcycling experts LOT-EK in creating South Africa's first large-scale residential container development, Drivelines...

Sindy Peters 28 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: This simple solution rolls a long way in ensuring water access in rural communities
#InnovationMonth: This simple solution rolls a long way in ensuring water access in rural communitiesArticle

More than 20 years since its inception, the low-tech Hippo Roller continues to have a profound impact on communities facing water insecurity...

Sindy Peters 27 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: New proptech player makes show days more accessible
#InnovationMonth: New proptech player makes show days more accessibleArticle

OnShowThisWeek.com is one of the latest entrants to the South African proptech scene. The platform allows home buyers, property investors and tenants to search for on show properties from around the country, removing some of the frustration from the home-buying/home-selling process...

Sindy Peters 26 Sep 2017

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