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Cartoon Network Climate Champions Celebrates Amazing Support From African Kids

Exciting, new activities to look out for! Some impressive insights from Cartoon Network’s multi-territory survey reveal that 94% of South African kids are concerned about climate change, 95% would like to do more to fight climate change, while 90% are eager to learn more about climate change. Given these insights, it comes as no surprise that the number …

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Phumandi Power House Aims To Create Jobs

Benjamin Nevondwe has a story to tell. He turned Phumandi Power House from an idea into a lucrative business while creating a trail of accomplishments. He shares his journey and aspirations, including how he plans to expand his business operations. After being retrenched from a construction company in 2011, Nevondwe decided to register his small …

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Trust MPE Fire Service To Put Out The Flames

Health and safety is a passion for Bonani Baloyi. When he started Mapulangi Engineering Services, which trades as MPE Fire Services, his main priority was to serve and protect. His business has overcome obstacles on its way to becoming one of the most trusted emergency services facilitating companies in cases involving fire prevention and outbreaks. …

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Inclusivity And Sustainability Top The Agenda At Africa Tech Festival 2021

5 days of critical content to continue shaping Africa’s Digital Transformation happens virtually 08-12  November 2021 and everyone is invited.  The world’s leading Africa-focused technology, media and telecommunications event will take place virtually for the second year in a row. Building on the success of its first-ever digital event in 2020 (thanks to global lockdowns), …

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Build Resilience Because Madagascar’s Climate Change Hit Won’t Be The Last

Climate change crises like that currently playing out in southern Madagascar illustrate the crucial need to shift the disaster risk management architecture from reactive to proactive.  The devastating images of emaciated families who have resorted to eating insects and the “unprecedented famine of biblical proportions” predicted by World Food Programme (WFP) Chief David Beasley do …

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B-BBEE Transactions Are More Than A Box-Ticking Exercise

By Zaid Moola, Head: Wholesale Clients, South Africa for the Standard Bank Group Since the inception of B-BBEE (BEE) in 1994 we have seen a marked shift from corporates in striving to truly transform the economy and deliver value for broader society. A recent BEE deal that Standard Bank facilitated with JSE-listed Imperial Logistics (Imperial) …

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Next Generation E-Assessment Platform A Game-Changer In The South African Education Space

New Leaf Technologies becomes official distributor for world-renowned Cirrus technology    A new study by researchers from the University of the Western Cape (UWC)  provides fascinating insights about the impact of online learning on students, and the need for tertiary institutions to adapt their traditional learning structures.  The study, published in the South African Journal of …

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How Innovation In Plastic Management Will Advance Africa’s Efforts In Realising Sustainable Development Goals

Oliver Nudds, Managing Director, Ocean Plastic Technologies Current waste management practices in Africa are causing major economic, social and environmental impacts. The rise in plastic consumption combined with weak waste collection infrastructure is resulting in increased marine plastic litter, which is negatively impacting coastal economies. Poor dumping, disposal and burning of waste is causing greenhouse …

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Big Hitters Lined Up For 2021 Elearning Indaba Finale

New Leaf Technologies has enjoyed another highly successful series, and has arranged two of the world’s leading L&D practitioners to speak at its last event of the year   The final eLearning Indaba event of 2021 is set to be a humdinger.  Two of the world’s best e-Learning professionals in Canada’s Chris van Wingerden and Ger …

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More Power To ‘Accountancy Revolution’ As Standard Bank Sponsors 2021 Accounting iNdaba

The ‘Accountancy Revolution’ is powering forward. Standard Bank has signalled its support for the accounting profession by taking on the role of main sponsor of the 2021 Accounting iNdaba of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA). “Accounting is a crucial part of the finance sector and we are committed to the growth and …

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