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AGCO Africa skills programme to tackle youth unemployment
AGCO Africa skills programme to tackle youth unemploymentArticle

Fully funded by the AGCO Agriculture Foundation, the initial intake for the 'Africa Agribusiness Qualification' will comprise 20 participants...

26 May 2021

#BehindtheMask: Nizenande Machi, co-founder of Lucha Lunako
#BehindtheMask: Nizenande Machi, co-founder of Lucha LunakoArticle

Nizenande Machi, affectionately known as Niz, is a bundle of energy with a spark for life. She's opinionated and sassy, and hell bent on changing negative opinions on SA youth and uplifting South Africa's youth culture...

Evan-Lee Courie 13 May 2021

Kaya 959 appoints Sibongile Mtyali as its new managing director
Kaya 959 appoints Sibongile Mtyali as its new managing directorArticle

The Kaya 959 board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Sibongile Mtyali as the new Kaya 959 managing director effective 1 June 2021...

Issued by KAYA 959 10 May 2021

The importance of EQ and SQ in the workplace
The importance of EQ and SQ in the workplaceArticle

Firstly, what is EQ and what is SQ...?

Julia Kerr Henkel 3 May 2021

The One Club's Right the Ratio 2021 Summit to advance industry gender equity
The One Club's Right the Ratio 2021 Summit to advance industry gender equityArticle

In line with its commitment to advance gender equality and inclusiveness in advertising, The One Club for Creativity has announced its latest Right the Ratio Summit taking place 18-20 May 2021...

21 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

Creating an enabling environment for women entrepreneurs in agriculture
Creating an enabling environment for women entrepreneurs in agricultureArticle

Access to finance, land and markets remain key barriers for women entrepreneurs in agriculture. When devising policy, governments should be mindful of these obstacles and deliberate about supporting women in agriculture...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 30 Mar 2021

Adopt-a-School Foundation congratulates the 2020 matric class for soldiering through the Covid-19 challenges
Adopt-a-School Foundation congratulates the 2020 matric class for soldiering through the Covid-19 challengesArticle

The matric class of 2020 achieved a pass rate of 76.2%, a decline of 5.1% from 81.3% achieved in the previous year...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 4 Mar 2021

9th annual Leadership Academy for Agriculture programme under way
9th annual Leadership Academy for Agriculture programme under wayArticle

Twenty-eight agriculturists, from grain producers and agri-researchers to a Brahman stud manager and even a beekeeper, make up the 2021 class of the ninth annual...

24 Feb 2021

Share of R1m up for grabs for NPOs in Nedbank Private Wealth Innovation Awards
Share of R1m up for grabs for NPOs in Nedbank Private Wealth Innovation AwardsArticle

Two South African non-profit organisations (NPOs) stand the chance to win a share of R1m for showing how they innovated and used technology...

22 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: How Gen Z is changing the face of leadership
#BizTrends2021: How Gen Z is changing the face of leadershipArticle

According to Boniswa Pezisa, the youngest generation currently joining the workforce - Gen Z - should be made a part of the decision-making process...

Shan Radcliffe 1 Feb 2021

Leadership in the new world of work
Leadership in the new world of workArticle

We began 2020 with the understanding that we were in the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). As we grappled with what that means for us as leaders, what changes we would need to make, and what training our employees would need, we were hit with the global pandemic. Still, through the chaos and disruption, we have managed to press on and have arrived, disheveled but intact, in 2021...

Leigh-Ann Brown 28 Jan 2021

Anja van Beek
#BizTrends2021: 4 principles to embrace to become an adaptive leaderArticle

2020 has shown us so many real qualities about leadership. The one that will be most prominent in 2021 and beyond will be the role of the 'adaptive leader'...

Anja van Beek 25 Jan 2021

Get to know the formula to success
Get to know the formula to successArticle

Discover fresh financial perspectives and leadership strategies for your financial success...

Issued by Momentum 9 Dec 2020

IAB SA Transformation Council announces new members
IAB SA Transformation Council announces new membersArticle

The IAB South Africa is thrilled to announce the names of the newly-elected members of the Transformation Council...

Issued by IAB South Africa 1 Dec 2020

IDA awards top industry honour to Greater Tygerberg Partnership
IDA awards top industry honour to Greater Tygerberg PartnershipArticle

The Downtown Association (IDA) has awarded the Downtown Achievement Pinnacle Award to the Greater Tygerberg Partnership (GTP) for its work and initiatives related to the Sha'p Left healthcare hub in Bellville...

Issued by Cipla 9 Oct 2020

The role of policy and regulatory frameworks in driving youth entrepreneurship
The role of policy and regulatory frameworks in driving youth entrepreneurshipArticle

It is widely accepted that increased youth entrepreneurship is imperative when it comes to alleviating Africa's unemployment challenges, as well as driving the continent's over-arching socio-economic goals.

28 Sep 2020

#AfricaBrandSummit announces its 2020 Influencers of Influencers
#AfricaBrandSummit announces its 2020 Influencers of InfluencersArticle

The Africa Brand Summit has announced the recipients of this year's Influencers of Influencers Award...

21 Sep 2020

Future of HR | 10 ways we need to prepare ourselves for the future of work
Future of HR | 10 ways we need to prepare ourselves for the future of workArticle

On 2 and 3 September, Topco Media and Simplify hosted the digital Future of HR Summit. An annual innovation-focused initiative that aimed to help delegates prepare for the hyper-digitised workplace of tomorrow...

Issued by Topco Media 4 Sep 2020

#AutomotiveAllies: Seama Govender
#AutomotiveAllies: Seama GovenderArticle

Seama Govender, nominated by Riaz Haffejee, is the group director for corporate services at Sumitomo Dunlop...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 27 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Petunia Ludick, "You are powerful and deserving of every opportunity"
#WomensMonth: Petunia Ludick, "You are powerful and deserving of every opportunity"Article

This Women's Month, Bizcommunity showcased the incredible work of women in their respective fields of expertise...

Evan-Lee Courie 26 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Vhuhwavho Matibe, "Love yourself. Celebrate yourself. Pursue all your passions!"
#WomensMonth: Vhuhwavho Matibe, "Love yourself. Celebrate yourself. Pursue all your passions!"Article

This Women's Month, we've showcased the incredible work of women in their respective fields of expertise...

Evan-Lee Courie 26 Aug 2020

Kumeshnee West
#WomensMonth: SA needs to bridge the female management gapArticle

Around the globe, companies are facing a reckoning - particularly when it comes to female representation at executive management level...

26 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'Never lose sight of your dreams' - Kate Stubbs, Interwaste
#WomensMonth: 'Never lose sight of your dreams' - Kate Stubbs, InterwasteArticle

Kate Stubbs is the business development and marketing director at Interwaste. Like other kids growing up, her ambitions changed over time...

24 Aug 2020

Why your organisation needs coaching skills right now
Why your organisation needs coaching skills right nowArticle

You can join Nicky Wilson-Harris for Sacap's upcoming webinar, Unlocking potential. Provoking performance in the workplace, where she will be discussing the impact of coaching in the workplace with a panel of coaching alumni...

Issued by SACAP 13 Aug 2020

Why now is the time to invest in executive talent
Why now is the time to invest in executive talentArticle

There's never been a better time to invest in executive talent. That may seem counterintuitive given current circumstances but there's sound logic behind it. Below are several reasons why spending on upper management makes perfect sense...

Annelize van Rensburg 1 Jul 2020

How Covid-19 is shaping organisational learning
How Covid-19 is shaping organisational learningArticle

As the major change event of our times, the global pandemic has brought about a unprecedented experiment in how we live, work and learn. By necessity, humanity has gone online in ways that could not have been predicted...

3 Jun 2020

INMA announces Global Media Awards winners, Volt Africa wins Best of Show
INMA announces Global Media Awards winners, Volt Africa wins Best of ShowArticle

The International News Media Association today announced first-place winners in its 2020 Global Media Awards competition, with Volt Africa the Best of Show winner for Africa...

2 Jun 2020

2 South African business schools and a South African bank have won a highly coveted global award
2 South African business schools and a South African bank have won a highly coveted global awardArticle

Henley Business School Africa, the Gordon Institute of Business Science (Gibs) and Standard Bank won the award for their Strategic Leadership Programme entitled #UnTAP, a unique collaboration between two of the country's best business schools and the bank working together to design and develop an authentically African leadership programme and share faculty and staff to present it...

Issued by Henley Business School 29 May 2020

Empowering individuals to become financially independent ignites hope for SA
Empowering individuals to become financially independent ignites hope for SAArticle

Discover how The Hope Factory is empowering individuals to become financially independent through the story of beneficiary Unathi Kolanisi...

Kelly Sin Hidge, Issued by SAICA 18 Mar 2020

Principal training interventions - finding the right fit
Principal training interventions - finding the right fitArticle

The Old Mutual Education Flagship Project (OMEFP), launched in 2013, committed to investing R350m over seven years in under-resourced schools...

Kanyisa Diamond, Issued by Trialogue 10 Mar 2020

Inma announces 2020 Global Media Awards finalists
Inma announces 2020 Global Media Awards finalistsArticle

The International News Media Association (Inma) has announced 173 finalists for the 2020 Global Media Awards competition, including four South African entries...

25 Feb 2020

Why hospitality management graduates are in high demand across all industries
Why hospitality management graduates are in high demand across all industriesArticle

"Due to an increase in expectations regarding what constitutes good customer service on the part of the general public, companies look for those leaders who have a track record of being able to fulfil the needs and demands of their customers..."

18 Feb 2020

Experts at engineering symposium call for more young female students in STEM
Experts at engineering symposium call for more young female students in STEMArticle

Science and engineering experts attending the recent Engineering for Girls Symposium at the Baze University in Abuja, Nigeria, called for more young female students to pursue...

7 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: 7 shifts changing the face of HR
#BizTrends2020: 7 shifts changing the face of HRArticle

HR (People) professionals will be expected to continue making a radical shift towards bigger and broader thinkers. The ability to be innovative and to use technology in new and different ways is essential - this will enable them to enhance and lead the human-centricity way...

Anja van Beek 27 Jan 2020

AAT appoints Brenda Tlhabane as ambassador
AAT appoints Brenda Tlhabane as ambassadorArticle

Tlhabane is the founder of Temo Ya Tlhabane Holdings and is known in the red meat industry as a cattle breeder, but also as a producer of other agricultural commodities...

27 Jan 2020

Psychosocial support is key to top academic results
Psychosocial support is key to top academic resultsArticle

Sixty Gauteng Grade 8 and Grade 10 learners benefited from a holistic daily programme including self-mastery workshops, career guidance, digital literacy, motivational talks and leadership development...

21 Jan 2020

Wind energy company powering skills development work
Wind energy company powering skills development workArticle

South Africa is thankfully moving towards cleaner energy with Cabinet's latest approved 2019 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). This IRP outlines wind power contribution to the future energy mix of 18%...

Issued by SAICA 20 Jan 2020

Shining the spotlight on top achieving schools
Shining the spotlight on top achieving schoolsArticle

Following the release of the 2019 National Senior Certificate matric results, Adopt-a-School Foundation shines the spotlight on the success achieved through its Whole School Development (WSD) model...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 20 Jan 2020

#PODCAST: How I Built This: Clear your mental clutter and boost your leadership skills
#PODCAST: How I Built This: Clear your mental clutter and boost your leadership skillsArticle

How I Built This dives into the stories behind growing SMEs and the movements they've built...

8 Jan 2020

Hocus Focus - success isn't magic, it requires focus
Hocus Focus - success isn't magic, it requires focusArticle

If you're a young South African looking to break into a leadership role, you will need to learn how to focus. That is the key. As a leader, it is all too easy to get so swept away by the comings and goings of every aspect of the business, that you can lose touch with its most critical elements...

Stephen Putter 20 Dec 2019

#BehindtheSelfie with... Gaynor MacArthur, co-founder and MD of Digicape
#BehindtheSelfie with... Gaynor MacArthur, co-founder and MD of DigicapeArticle

This week, we go behind the selfie with Gaynor MacArthur, co-founder and now managing director of Digicape...

Leigh Andrews 11 Dec 2019

Bringing EQ to the corporate sector
Bringing EQ to the corporate sectorArticle

"My life's work is to share my experience and understanding of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in a way that supports new ways of seeing, feeling, thinking and doing," says Liz Cunningham, co-founder of EQuip...

Evan-Lee Courie 22 Oct 2019

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