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Retail’s the way to go

One of the few sectors that has flourished during Covid-19 is retail grocery, which employs nearly 800,000 people, directly and indirectly.

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Anger at treatment by bosses sparks journey for Eastern Cape ...

When Nonzwakazi Mdikane was fired by her bosses for failing to show up for work despite telling them that her child was sick and had been admitted to ...

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Eastern Cape ex miners strike gold with chickens in Ngcobo

Five former miners started a legacy agriculture project that not only aims to put food on tables, but to also stop their grandchildren from becoming ...

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Crop farming dream turns to reality

Growing up in the small town of Idutywa, Sinomtha Saba, 21, used her surroundings as inspiration to pursue a career in the agricultural sector and established Sinomthawelanga Farming, trading under Langa Consortium Pty (Ltd).
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Livestock and dinosaur fossils drive women ...

From livestock to dinosaur fossils, two women entrepreneurs in Sterkspruit, in the Eastern Cape’s far northern district of Joe Gqabi, are drawing on their local knowledge to seize local opportunities to make their own way and build future prosperity ...
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R40m funding boost for students in chemical industry

A group of almost 700 students in the chemical industry will benefit from R40m set aside by the Chemical Industries ...

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East London’s bananaskinZ founder has valuable advice for entrepreneurs

Jacques van Coller has started up many business and seen many of them fail. But he did not give up and today owns a ...

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Chintsa project helps keep girls in school, provide income for struggling community

A small company in Chintsa village outside East London on the Eastern Cape’s east coast is busy solving one of SA’s ...

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Talent scout shares top 10 tips to make it in entertainment industry

Director of 33 and Me Talent Agency, Elsubie Verlinden, eats, sleeps, and breathes entertainment.

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East London pharmacist champions accessible healthcare

Samkele Mkumbuzi, a young East London professional ward pharmacist, is aiming to make health care accessible, trendy ...

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Work-from-home burnout on the rise

As the lines between work and home blur, many employees are finding the combination of fear of unemployment and the ...

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Skills training the secret to keeping good staff

Youth unemployment may be one of the greatest problems facing SA, but highly skilled graduates can still be choosy.

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It is time for crafters to shine

Crafters across the country have the opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for their work during the upcoming fifth ...

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Woman with big plans, for herself and others

Being unemployed not only inspired Sandiswa Mgolozeli to create own opportunities in life, but it has helped 12 others ...

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The crucial question your future university must answer before you commit

With the potential of interruptions to in-person education a reality for the foreseeable future, matrics considering ...

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Wild Coast hiking venture creating jobs in impoverished region

The Wild Coast is a world-renowned beach holiday and coastal adventure destination, but it is also a region that has ...

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Seda helps technology company grow

As South Africa embraces the Fourth Industrial Revolution, government is helping companies in the technology sector ...

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Lusanda Moletsane full of beans for farming

An inspirational businesswoman has changed her focus from empowering other companies to succeed, to becoming a farmer ...

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Why it pays to have a side hustle

With Covid-19 leaving three out of five young people unemployed, two jobs for one person may seem like an unattainable ...