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The biodiversity economy A cornerstone of growth and equality
Biodiversity is an economic sector in South Africa that can be tapped into to contribute to radical socio-economic transformation in South Africa, says the Minister of
06 Aug 2018
Why doesn’t diversity training work? Professor André Keet from Nelson Mandela University recently attended a transformation workshop
I recently attended a transformation workshop, which was attended by all the heads of departments at Rhodes University and facilitated by transformation and social justice
31 Jul 2018
A DEEP CHANGE IS VITAL FOR THE EFFECTIVENESS AND SURVIVAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS Without a radical change to approach, universities will not be in a position to facilitate the appropriate and effective learning experience that their students need in order to survive and thrive
In order to be relevant and effective within the evolved systems and altered social context brought about by the flux of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the university of the
24 Apr 2018
WORLEYPARSONS A dependable player in the new resource and energy world
As the world’s resources and energy needs continue to evolve, WorleyParsons is driving initiatives that help customers meet these needs. The global professional services
27 Feb 2018
INGA VANGA: FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS TO AN ENTREPRENEURIAL POWERHOUSE The award-winning Inga Vanqa attributes his successful quantity surveying career to his unwavering passion, determination and fierce entrepreneurial spirit. His strong sense of self-discipline ultimately led to the realisation of a dream: the establishment of Inga Vanqa Quantity Surveyors (IVQS) and Project Managers, one of the fastest-growing built-environment consulting firms in South Africa.
Vanqa’s modest upbringing did not deter his desire and motivation to achieve the goals he set. With a genuine love for constant self-improvement and learning new things, he
02 Feb 2018 - M. J.
NIGERIA,SENEGAL AND CAPE VERDE DOMINATE THE WEST AFRICAN HOTEL PIPELINE WITH 77%OF THE TOTAL PLANNED HOTEL ROOMS W Hospitality Group’s 2017 Hotel Chains Pipeline report shows that hotel groups need to tackle lengthy development periods in West Africa
West Africa has been at the heart of the continent’s growth and economic transformation in recent years. Notwithstanding the sharp slowdown experienced in 2016 and 2017, the
17 Nov 2017
TRANSFORMING THE FINANCIAL SECTOR: ARE WE ON TRACK? Akona Mlamleli, Head of Transformation at 27four Investment Managers reflects on the challenges and opportunities in changing the makeup of the South African financial sector
Transformation in the asset management industry is moving at a snail’s pace, as was reported in the recently published 2017 BEE.conomics survey. An entrenched oligopoly and
27 Oct 2017 - A. M.
ELASH MISTRY, AFRICA'S BLIND ACTUARY IS AN INSPIRATION Growing up with a disability can either make or break you, depending on how you let it affect you. One of the blind pioneers in business is Africa’s first blind actuary, Elash Mistry, Old Mutual’s Team Leader, who recently completed the longest and most difficult degree offered by any university.
The highly intelligent Mistry had no free rides on his way to the top, having to work twice as hard as his able-bodied colleagues while using the latest technology to help him
27 Oct 2017 - G. S.
POLITICAL LEADERS NEED TO KEEP IT REAL Every leading politician, all over the world, is desperately trying to get their message out in the most distinctive, effective and positive way possible. But few appear to be getting it right. Many long for the times when there were much fewer platforms for their message to be received from.
Back in the day, President Franklin D. Roosevelt realised that radio was the perfect vehicle for what became known as his ‘fireside chats’. He became the only
03 Oct 2017 - R. C.
DIVERSITY DEFICIT WILL AFFECT STRATEGY This August, we celebrate “Women’s month” remembering the women who marched to Pretoria in 1956 in protest against the apartheid pass laws. Their actions remain brave and remarkable and, even today, should make all South Africans proud.
The guts, gumption and leadership are there, so why are so many of today’s women still nudging the top positions? Why are so many still dancing to the tune of second-rate
13 Sep 2017 - K. I.




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