Business Buzz

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Business Buzz – Brand New Heavy – Ezlyn Barends

Our Brand New Heavy of June, Ezlyn Barends is founder of DreamGirls Academy and a whole lot more. We talk to this ambitious self-starter about her journey. Mentor Khumo Mngomezulu and mentee Sanele Langa from the program give us more insight into Ezlyn. Our Buffalo...

Business Buzz – Cannabis

This little green plant can be big business. If you had only R100 and wanted to put it towards the cannabis industry legally, you could buy some CBD oil for medical reasons or invest in company stocks in countries where weed is legal. Myrtle Clarke from The Dagga...

Business Buzz – The Weddings Business and Industry

If you’re dreaming of that perfect wedding day, it’ll take more than just an ‘I do’. We look at the financial side of this industry and whether South Africans can afford elaborate celebrations. Our guests are Marylou Bawden from the Wedding Group and Precious ‘the...

Business Buzz – Credit

Recently Pick n Pay has been in the headlines with their R1bn credit facilities. We clear up the controversy and analyze retail credit with Daniel Isaacs from 36One Asset Management. Davina Myburgh from TransUnion explains how to best manage and check your personal...

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...