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2 SA short films selected in African Women in the Time of Covid-19 Short Film Competition
2 SA short films selected in African Women in the Time of Covid-19 Short Film CompetitionArticle

A total of 10 short films, including two from South Africa, have been selected for the African Women in the Time of Covid-19 Short Film Competition - which is being held by the Ladima Foundation, in partnership with DW Akademie...

2 days ago

#ACACaresCovid19: Where business and creative strategy meet
#ACACaresCovid19: Where business and creative strategy meetArticle

Sithembile Ntombela, head of marketing at Brand South Africa and Selae Thobakgale, chief strategic officer at The Odd Number Group and co-founder of The Strategy Network discuss the topic of where business and the creative strategy meet in the time of Covid-19...

29 Jun 2020

Siduduzile Bengu and Rinah Letsebe, engineers at Eaton
Eaton investing in female engineering leadershipArticle

While the field of engineering has historically been the preserve of men, that's changing rapidly...

23 Jun 2020

Covid-19 jeopardising progress made in protecting women, girls from violence, harmful practices
Covid-19 jeopardising progress made in protecting women, girls from violence, harmful practicesArticle

The passing of laws to end child marriage resulted in blocking thousands of child marriages and enabling second chance education for girls...

Justine Coulson, Roberta Clarke, and Mohamed M. Fall 17 Jun 2020

Karabo Ntshweng.
#YouthMonth: We want brands that care for the community and the planetArticle

Radio and digital marketing boffin Karabo Ntshweng tells us how she juggles working on branded content within the digital marketing space while managing her own brand, and what is key for brands to keep in mind when marketing to the youth...

Juanita Pienaar 11 Jun 2020

Moves are afoot in Africa to keep more women in science careers
Moves are afoot in Africa to keep more women in science careersArticle

Women scientists have a vital part to play in scientific leadership and in contributing to Africa's development and transformation...

Barbara Tiedeu 10 Jun 2020

After Covid-19, Africa can build back better
After Covid-19, Africa can build back betterArticle

These are challenging times for Africa and the rest of our global village...

Amina J. Mohammed 28 May 2020

Using beauty as a vehicle for economic inclusion
Using beauty as a vehicle for economic inclusionArticle

The Covid-19 lockdown has stalled South Africa's dynamic beauty services industry. Due to the high-touch nature of the job, it may be a while until beauty practitioners are able to safely resume trade...

Lauren Hartzenberg 20 May 2020

The 2020 Santam Women of the Future search is on
The 2020 Santam Women of the Future search is onArticle

Santam, Fairlady and True Love magazines have partnered up in the search to find the best female entrepreneurs in South Africa...

30 Apr 2020

Suhana Gordhan.
#Newsmaker: FCB Joburg's Suhana Gordhan on her promotion and thoughts around the coronavirusArticle

Suhana Gordhan tells us about her promotion to executive creative director at FCB Joburg, how the agency is responding to the Covid-19 pandemic and that what excites her is that in this time of crisis, the world is turning to creativity...

Juanita Pienaar 30 Mar 2020

Google to train 20,000 women across Africa in 2020
Google to train 20,000 women across Africa in 2020Article

Google announced it is doubling down on its commitment to women in Africa and aims to train 20,000 women this year...

11 Mar 2020

Standard Bank, UN Women and CGE shine a light on Female Entrepreneurs
Standard Bank, UN Women and CGE shine a light on Female EntrepreneursArticle

Standard Bank Top Women is proud to announce its official support by internationally acclaimed moral leaders the United Nations Women and the Commission for Gender Equality...

Issued by Topco Media 9 Mar 2020

#StartupStory: Coding Mamas teaches moms digital skills
#StartupStory: Coding Mamas teaches moms digital skillsArticle

The digital age is now. The skills gap in South Africa is very evident, more specifically digital skills amongst women...

Evan-Lee Courie 4 Mar 2020

R60bn allocated for Gauteng infrastructure
R60bn allocated for Gauteng infrastructureArticle

The Gauteng Provincial Government will in the next five years spend R60bn on building and maintaining infrastructure, said Premier David Makhura while delivering his State of the Province Address...

26 Feb 2020

IT companies must get more women into tech roles
IT companies must get more women into tech rolesArticle

South African IT companies must get more women into tech roles in 2020...

14 Feb 2020

#WomenInScience: Female titans of tech in South Africa
#WomenInScience: Female titans of tech in South AfricaArticle

We are in the midst of a technological revolution set to disrupt the world as we know it...

Onyi Nwaneri 14 Feb 2020

HP empowers women and entrepreneurs in Africa
HP empowers women and entrepreneurs in AfricaArticle

Elisabeth Moreno, vice president and managing director of HP Africa, elaborates on HP's efforts in cultivating entrepreneurship and women empowerment through technology...

Imran Salie 13 Feb 2020

Women in STEM roundtable highlights need for strategic initiatives
Women in STEM roundtable highlights need for strategic initiativesArticle

GE recently hosted a Women in STEM mentorship roundtable for female students from the Institut National Polytechnique Félix Houphouët-Boigny (INPHB) in Abidjan...

13 Feb 2020

Meet Angie Frederic, your "tyre lady" from KZN
Meet Angie Frederic, your "tyre lady" from KZNArticle

Owner of Supa Quick Hillcrest, Angie Frederic's foray into entrepreneurship has been a long road that began in childhood...

Evan-Lee Courie 10 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

HP's plan to bridge gap between tech, education and Africa's hidden talent
HP's plan to bridge gap between tech, education and Africa's hidden talentArticle

Elisabeth Moreno, vice president and managing director of HP Africa, offers insight into how technology and education can help economic growth in Africa...

Imran Salie 6 Feb 2020

Global initiative aims to support female entrepreneurs
Global initiative aims to support female entrepreneursArticle

Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) recently announced its collaboration with Global Sustainable Partnerships to spearhead the inaugural Women's Program Engagement Council (WPEC)...

16 Jan 2020

Dentsu Aegis Network South Africa host successful three-day bootcamp in Johannesburg for 15 female entrepreneurs
Dentsu Aegis Network South Africa host successful three-day bootcamp in Johannesburg for 15 female entrepreneursArticle

Fifteen local female entrepreneurs have become the first cohort to graduate from Dentsu Aegis Network South Africa's Female Foundry business growth programme...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 20 Dec 2019

#GlobalGenderSummit: 'Financial sector has a responsibility to women of Africa' - AfDB president
#GlobalGenderSummit: 'Financial sector has a responsibility to women of Africa' - AfDB presidentArticle

At the recent inaugural session of the Global Gender Summit, hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the organisation's president, Akinwumi Adesina, called for greater access to finance for African women...

29 Nov 2019

Candi & Co set to turn heads at MTN Pulse Day
Candi & Co set to turn heads at MTN Pulse DayArticle

Fashionistas, prepare to empower your crowning glory as Candi & Co joins the line-up for MTN Pulse, the biggest masterclass and entertainment mash-up Mzansi has ever seen, set to take place at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg...

Issued by OnPoint PR 28 Nov 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

#EntrepreneurMonth: The passion project that is Koffie Met Katryn
#EntrepreneurMonth: The passion project that is Koffie Met KatrynArticle

Koffie Met Katryn is an events initiative that aims to inspire and motivate women of all ages, races and religion, to follow their dreams and aspirations, all in a safe space...

Evan-Lee Courie 18 Nov 2019

SheInvest to mobilise €1bn for female economic empowerment in Africa
SheInvest to mobilise €1bn for female economic empowerment in AfricaArticle

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has launched SheInvest, a new initiative that aims to mobilise €1bn of investment to benefit millions of women across Africa with better access to finance...

14 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Adelé Green empowers women to step into their own
#EntrepreneurMonth: Adelé Green empowers women to step into their ownArticle

Adelé Green is the Abundant Soul Coach. Her superpower is to activate women to step into their own power. She gives women the reasons to stop feeling powerless...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 Nov 2019

Gender inequality in education is still an issue in Kenya and South Africa
Gender inequality in education is still an issue in Kenya and South AfricaArticle

Women still aren't fully represented in higher education in Kenya and South Africa, despite changes in law and policy over the years....

Beatrice Akala 5 Nov 2019

Nila Yasmin, APO Group African Women in Media Award Winner receiving the APO Group African Women in Media Award from Nicolas Ponpigne-mognard, founder and chairman, APO Group
Ugandan journalist wins APO media awardArticle

Ugandan journalist Nila Yasmin wins the 2019 APO Group African Women in Media Award...

1 Nov 2019

AWIEF conference 2019.
AfCFTA must be linked to women empowermentArticle

A resolution taken at the annual Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum conference, calls on the economic empowerment of women to be linked to the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)...

Louise Marsland 31 Oct 2019

Image credit: Omar Lopez on Unsplash.
SheSays Cape Town, Kantar to conduct 1st industry-wide gender diversity survey in SA adlandArticle

In partnership with Kantar, SheSays Cape Town will conduct the first gender diversity survey in the South African advertising and marketing industries...

31 Oct 2019

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SA Tourism to exhibit at WTM LondonArticle

Attendance at the event forms part of South African Tourism's global strategy to double international tourist arrivals to the country to 21 million by 2030...

30 Oct 2019

Social Enterprise World Forum, SAP partner in connecting organisations with technology, talent
Social Enterprise World Forum, SAP partner in connecting organisations with technology, talentArticle

A major talking point at the recent Social Enterprise World Forum 2019 (SEWF) was the critical role social enterprises play in addressing many of the world's socio-economic challenges...

30 Oct 2019

Women of Africa: Changing lifestyles, unchanged (core) values
Women of Africa: Changing lifestyles, unchanged (core) valuesArticle

An increasing number of brand campaigns are displaying powerful taglines, featuring women of Africa as the future of the continent. Music to my ears, indeed! However, this story may be only half true...

Ndeye Diagne, Issued by Kantar 25 Oct 2019

Women in agriculture: Unsung heroes around the globe
Women in agriculture: Unsung heroes around the globeArticle

Let's move away from treating gender issues as "something at the end-of-the-day" business...

Konanani Liphadzi 23 Oct 2019

Reshaping the forces - Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula
Reshaping the forces - Nosiviwe Mapisa-NqakulaArticle

South Africa's Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Noluthando Mapisa-Nqakula remembers the day she walked into a conference of defence ministers, confident and ready for deliberations, and realised that her counterparts, mostly men, thought she was just an aide to a defence minister...

Kingsley Ighobor 23 Oct 2019

Africa Rising International Film Fest returns to Newtown in November
Africa Rising International Film Fest returns to Newtown in NovemberArticle

The 2019 Africa Rising International Film Festival (Ariff) will be held at the Newtown Precinct in Johannesburg from 27 to 30 November...

21 Oct 2019

Pam Indurjeeth, Managing Director, Oryx Oil South Africa, wins World LPG Women of the Year Award
Pam Indurjeeth, Managing Director, Oryx Oil South Africa, wins World LPG Women of the Year AwardArticle

The prestigious WINLPG Woman of the Year Award is awarded each year to the outstanding individual who has made a significant contribution to the LPG industry, to the cause of diversity, and who has enjoyed unparalleled career success...

Issued by Oryx Energies 14 Oct 2019

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2019 Women in Transport Awards finalists revealedArticle

The Women in Transport Awards ceremony is co-located with African Ports Evolution and African Rail Evolution. The winners will be announced today, 15 October 2019, at the Durban International Convention Centre...

14 Oct 2019

Saurabh Kumar, CEO at In2IT Technologies South Africa
AI could perpetuate gender inequality through inherent biasArticle

Gender equality is one of the 17 goals identified by the United Nations (UN) as critical in creating a sustainable future. The UN aims for its Sustainable Development Goals to be realised by 2030. The reality, however, is that the world has a long way to go in achieving this goal in particular...

Saurabh Kumar 1 Oct 2019

What's on the runway at the 2019 Free State Fashion Week
What's on the runway at the 2019 Free State Fashion WeekArticle

The 2019 Free State Fashion Week will be held at the Sun Windmill in Bloemfontein from 19 to 21 September...

18 Sep 2019

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Infecting the City makes a return in NovemberArticle

Infecting the City (ITC) will return in November 2019...

16 Sep 2019

Sarika Modi, MD of Triple Eight Agency, at the Gender Mainstreaming Awards.
#FairnessFirst: Triple Eight on not just surviving but thriving as an all-female agencyArticle

Not only is Triple Eight Africa's fastest-growing all-female marketing agency, they were also the 'overall winners for investing in young women' at the recent Gender Mainstreaming Awards. Here's the essence of the socially conscious marketing, PR and digital agency's success...

Leigh Andrews 13 Sep 2019

Public arts festival ITC to make a strong return to Cape Town
Public arts festival ITC to make a strong return to Cape TownArticle

From vertical dancers on city walls to performance activity in parked cars, Infecting the City 2019 will activate city spaces from the Castle to the station, the fountain to the Cathedral and beyond...

12 Sep 2019

Miss Teen Social Entrepreneur shines light on creative, determined female youth
Miss Teen Social Entrepreneur shines light on creative, determined female youthArticle

Miss Teen Social Entrepreneur is a female youth empowerment, entrepreneurship and acceleration programme aimed at young girls in high school...

6 Sep 2019

Great Girls prepares vulnerable young women for success after school
Great Girls prepares vulnerable young women for success after schoolArticle

According to PwC, if we closed the gender gap by just 10% (from a pay and representation perspective), that could catalyse an additional 3.2% in GDP growth and reduce unemployment by 6.5%...

4 Sep 2019

What the 19th Annual EE Commission Report means for business
What the 19th Annual EE Commission Report means for businessArticle

The 19th Annual Commission for Employment Equity (CEE) report was recently delivered to the Minister of Employment and Labour, Thembelani Thulas Nxesi, by the Employment Equity Commission...

2 Sep 2019

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