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The truth about the educational impact of TV for children
It's a discussion which happens in most, if not all households, can TV really be educational? We hear pleas from caregivers "that's enough TV, you're going to get square eyes" and parents often feel guilt when letting their kiddies watch TV when they need a break or need to get a bit of work done. 27 Jan 2023 Read more

Emerging markets resilient despite headwinds
Emerging markets are resilient and better positioned than developed markets to face the current uncertain global environment, according to Franklin Templeton Emerging Market Equity's Andrew Ness. He makes the case for investors to take a look at this underappreciated and undervalued asset class. 7 Nov 2022 Read more

Clientèle celebrates 30 years of growth
When Bruce Howard and Brian Benfield established Clientèle Financial Services in 1992, they knew South Africa's first direct distributor of life insurance products was destined for big things. But it's unlikely that they had any idea of just how big their business would become, or what a significant positive impact it would have on the lives of millions of South Africans. 30 Sep 2022 Read more

IIE MSA launches the IIE Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching
New Bachelor of Intermediate Phase Teaching set to play an important role in shaping SA educators 27 Sep 2022 Read more

Digital Africa Ventures - entrepreneurial passion and targeted funding for SA's underserved tech start-ups
For as long as they can recall, Thandeka Xaba and Nonkululeko Komanyane have been entrepreneurs at heart. This entrepreneurial spirit is evident in both of their careers to date. After obtaining her CA(SA) qualification, Xaba entered the world of investment banking, gaining invaluable experience in her field. 16 Sep 2022 Read more

Making a real difference in the lives of South African working women this Women's Month
Despite a whole month celebrating women, South African corporates have some way to go when it comes to attending to the health needs of their female employees - but those that support women staffers stand to reap considerable rewards. 14 Sep 2022 Read more

Binance offers free blockchain courses for rural communities in Africa and Brazil
  • $250,000 BUSD donation will fund six month pilot project to empower women with the knowledge and skills to thrive in a Web3 future.
  • First courses taking place in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, and Cape Town, South Africa, in October, this year. 12 Sep 2022 Read more

  • 'Work at a company as if it's your own'
    Meet Abida Parker, the key account manager at Lift who shares her journey, some of her career highlights and her message for women in the travel industry. 2 Sep 2022 Read more

    Investing in ending student debt makes good business sense
    Equitable access to education is one of the pillars on which the solution to South Africa's youth unemployment problem rests. But education comes at a cost; and when that education is at a tertiary level, those costs are beyond the reach of most of the country's parental population. But, how can business participate in this equation? 19 Jul 2022 Read more

    What's your flavour? Hotel group versus boutique experience
    As the tourism and hospitality industry eases back into business and looks to recover to pre-Covid levels, travellers are now booking those well-deserved and longed for holidays and weekends away. Competition remains rife within the industry, with refined boutique hotels entering the market, offering a new, sought-after experience. 28 Jun 2022 Read more

    Chat commerce and Yoco Link: Small business besties <3
    A shared love for online shopping and social media has revolutionised digital commerce. (It's also made the hustle that much easier). Enter chat commerce. 17 Jun 2022 Read more

    Launching MyContraceptive - contraceptives go digital
    Quick, easy and discreet - the new norm for women in South Africa. Zoie Health, one of South Africa's fastest growing women's digital health and wellness clinics, launched in Women's Month last August, has now expanded its service offering with the launch of MyContraceptive®. 12 May 2022 Read more

    April is Autism Awareness Month - How do you support a child with ASD?
    Every year, the importance of April being Autism month increases. Initially it started with a focus on 2 April as World Autism Awareness Day - aimed to increase awareness or understanding of the Autism Spectrum. Over the years, there has been a progression far beyond awareness, and an extension to April Autism Month. This provides an opportunity to increase awareness, acceptance, empowerment, and overall support for those on the Autism Spectrum and their families. 6 Apr 2022 Read more

    More than just a shoe - Illovo Sugar SA partners with agri ministers to donate school shoes
    "Our children are our future and one of the basic responsibilities is to care for them in the best and most compassionate manner possible," said former President Nelson Mandela. 9 Mar 2022 Read more