Africa lays the groundwork for a future of electric vehicles

By Yael Shafrir, Associate Director at Webber Wentzel The fast-evolving emobility sector presents a significant opportunity for sustainable growth and job creation in Africa, but some constraints need to be overcome  Many South Africans who struggle every day to reach…

The Veuve Clicquot Bold Woman Award 2023 opens for entries in South Africa

The first and longest-running international award of its kind, the inaugural Veuve Clicquot Bold Woman Award was held in 1972. This year marks its 51st year of celebrating trailblazing women in business. For the second year, inspiring South African women…

QNET announces expansion into South Africa as part of its 25th anniversary

QNET, a global e-commerce-based direct-selling company, has officially launched in South Africa. It provides local customers and entrepreneurs access to its range of great products through its online retail platforms. Aspiration turned to success for anyone Offering access to high-quality…

Uplifting young women through collaboration

Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa in Somerset West has appointed a young woman from Macassar as a permanent staff member, the result of a collaboration with the Imibala Trust . Nineteen-year-old Eugenia Wyngaardt is now part of the rooms division…

Start Where You Are – & Hustle, Hustle, Hustle!

How ordinary people have turned their social media into a “side hustle” The rise of the side hustle began well before the pandemic. It was partly a response to the unemployment crisis and an increase in recognition of the potential…

MTN to remain the most valuable South African brand

MTN rebounds from pandemic with strong growth to lead second-place Vodacom The aggregate value of top South African brands grows by 15% in post-COVID rebound Standard Bank edges ahead of First National Bank and Absa to be the most valuable…

Work from home: Dealing with the ‘great return’

As the pandemic turns “endemic” business makes its way into recovery while the workforce returns to the office from a ‘Work from Home’ structure. What does it mean for companies in terms of re-defining, re-shaping, and re-building company culture? The…

Start-Ups: Why they are winning the race

Headcount growth within South African start-ups has grown by 20% in the past 12 months, with more predicted as 50% of South Africa’s most-experienced professionals vow to make their next move to a start-up. The survey findings, from recruiter Robert…

KFC – Talent By The Bucketloads…

As a people-first brand, KFC Africa recently provided the perfect platform as a self-expression canvas to showcase just why their 12th secret ingredient really is their people. KFC hosted their first-ever KFC’s Got Talent competition for their team members across…

6 Productivity Killers That Impact Success 

The world of work as we know it is has changed dramatically. Of course, these changes have heralded a growing number of productivity killers that impact your success. With the pace of work, increased digitization and time pressures, these productivity…