Business Buzz

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Business Buzz – Tourism

The tourism sector is an important industry in the South African economy. In our Buffalo Index, your R100 can get you something uniquely South African. Prof Melville Saayman, from NWU’s Tourism Research in Economic Environs and Society unit, talks about the...

Business Buzz – Minibus Taxi Industry

The minibus taxi industry is the main mode of transport for many South Africans. In our Buffalo Index, we weigh up whether investing in a taxi or an Uber is a better choice. Co-founder of the AftaRobot app, Obakeng Morapeli Matlhoko, explains how they are trying to...

Business Buzz: Brand New Heavy – Koketso Moeti

On this week’s Brand New Heavy we bring you Koketso Moeti, a founding director of amandla.mobi, a community that uses cell phones to address pressing issues. Not only is she an activist but she is one of the candidates chosen for the Obama Foundation Fellowship. She...

Business Buzz – Fashion

Following SA Fashion week, we look at one of the country’s most glamorous industries. Hear from model Adamo Denwade and designer Bonolo Mashilo about what it takes to make it big. In our Buffalo Index you’ll find out just how far R100 would get you towards...

Business Buzz – Wealth

Being a millionaire is more than just your money in the bank. Young mogul Albert Van Wyk, an author of Millionaire at 22, shares his journey on how he became that rich. Kate Wilkinson from Africacheck takes us through the trends and what wealth means in SA. We also...

Business Buzz – Jobs

Job seekers, listen up! We’ve got the latest job trends in SA with economist Dawie Roodt from Efficient Group. Then we find out about some current opportunities at Bowmans, KPMG, and Unilever. This week in our Buffalo Index, find out how far R100 will get you with an...

Business Buzz – Cashless Society

Are South Africans using cash or banking digitally? We find out from the head of the financial inclusion at Finmark Trust, Farai Muronda. Head of analytics at FNB business,Dr Yudhvir Seetharam, explains the role of fintech and Wits student Ngonidzashe Tutayi speaks...

Business Buzz – Local Entrepreneurship

It’s never too early to get into the entrepreneurship game, especially as a student. Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship at Wits Business School, Chimene Chetty, explains what you can learn to prepare yourself and student entrepreneur Ntobeko Shange,...

Business Buzz – Personal Branding

Everybody has a personal brand and it matters how you present yourself, from your behaviour to your online presence. Our Buffalo Index tells you how far R100 will get you in building your brand. Digital entrepreneur and influencer, Miriam Maulana, explains how she has...

Business Buzz – Brand New Heavy – Mpumelelo Frypan Mfula

Our Brand New Heavy Mpumelelo ‘Frypan’ Mfula is redefining cool by uplifting local streetwear brands. He speaks to us about his brand RHTC and projects like the Let’s Play Outside festivals. In our Buffalo Index this week we tell you how far R100...