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Tuesday, 12 March 2019 11:33

Comparing Private and SOE pay practices

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Remuneration practices have far reaching consequences, not only for individuals and companies but for the economy as a whole. The bulging public sector wage bill was mentioned on numerous occasions within the 2019 South African budget speech and has been identified as a key area of concern within the economy.…
Neil Beaumont, Regional Head - Business Development & Major Accounts – Eurasia & Africa A new Multinational Risk Research Survey released by Chubb Insurance South Africa, in collaboration with Commercial Risk Africa, identifies and assesses the top ten risks facing multinational businesses on the African continent.  The Chubb Multinational Risk…
Lengthy delays in securing mining permits and licences, onerous and inappropriate regulatory requirements, lack of funding for entrepreneurs, and a Mining Charter and implementation guidelines which are impractical for small operators - these are just some of the problems that confront start-up and existing alluvial diamond miners in the Northern…
BigFive Summit is coming to Cape Town from 13–15 May 2019, featuring headline talks and workshops that will challenge thinking, stimulate ideas and offer practical advice for those with the common goal of bringing to market digital solutions for SMEs throughout Africa & The Middle East. BigFive Summit is the…
Under the coordination of the South African Diamond Producers Organisation (SADPO), the SADPO Annual Conference will take place on 15 March 2019 in Christiana, North West Province to debate the key issues facing the diamond mining industry.  Most notably, through SADPO the alluvial diamond mining industry has attempted to highlight the diversity of the Junior sector…
Leaders from MTN, C-Squared, Seacom and Convergence Partners discuss the critical issues ahead of their speaking roles at TMT Finance Africa in Cape Town 2019 CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 7, 2019/ -- Digital and broadband infrastructure investment is clearly one of the top priorities for Africa’s key telecom operators…
The Motor Industry Staff Association (MISA) has called on the South African retail motor industry to accelerate gender equality in the retail motor sector in observance of International Women's Day on Friday, 8 March 2019.   While some progress has been made in empowering women in this important economic sector,…
The Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority’s (INSETA) pilot project to deliver an ‘Occupational Certificate: Insurance Agent (Insurance Underwriter) was boosted by the inclusion of mentors who supported students through their 12-month studies. “It has been a successful pilot project, with more than 60 candidates entering the programme. We initially…
“Small, medium and micro-sized enterprises (SMMEs) are the engine room of our economy,” says Neill Hobbs, Director and co-founder, at Anuva Investments. “Rampant unemployment and lacklustre GDP growth will only be addressed through teamwork between government and the private sector, with the former implementing ‘business friendly’ policies and the latter…
By Mosima Selekisho, director at Signium Africa (www.signium.co.za) International Women’s Day (8 March) has a provocative theme this year – Balance for better and encourage action. Presumably, balance is currently poor and action is needed for women to reach their goals. Most would agree with this assessment and IWD commentators will…
Tuesday, 05 March 2019 03:32

Cape Town Startup's App Makes Grade 11 Maths Easy

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Cape Town edtech startup Angaza has today released its mobile maths educational service in South Africa. Delivered via an Android app, MindZu (www.mindzu.com) is an exquisitely crafted learning experience, whose gorgeous graphics and slick interface just make you want to explore. And it is currently available for free. According to…
Monday, 04 March 2019 11:31

How to be a dynamic Public Speaker

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By Devan Moonsamy CEO of The ICHAF Training Institute A dynamic public speaker is someone who can deliver a talk or lead a discussion successfully according to the needs of the context and the audience. It doesn’t mean that you need to put on a show or pretend to be…

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