Raising awareness on Cyber Fraud is essential, as organisations around the world are currently losing an estimated 5%of their annual revenues as a result of cybercrimes and cyber fraud — according to the 2020 ACFE Report to the Nations.
Ronann Noble is an incredible, passionate woman leader who is the driving force behind Onyx Management Solutions. She subscribes to the servant leadership philosophy and has been part of the IT industry for more than 24 years, putting her clients & subsequent employees first.
Recent studies have indicated that the Covid-19 pandemic has amplified the widespread influx of diagnosed diabetes cases in South Africa. Studies conducted in 2021, thus far, have also indicated that the prevalence of diabetes is higher in KwaZulu-Natal than anywhere else in South Africa.
A new policy, recently approved by Cabinet, will unlock the potential of South Africa’s inland fisheries resources. This, in turn, will create jobs, add to economic development and help improve food security.
The Local Government Elections, which took place on 1 November, has seen a shakeup in the municipal governance landscape. With low voter turnout, the leading parties have seen an overall decrease in votes in favour of smaller parties.
The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is the annual international campaign which takes place between 25 November (the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) and 10 December (Human Rights Day).
Violence against children remains a significant challenge facing South Africa. Despite extensive efforts to reduce violence against children, the legacy of violence and inequality in the country make curbing the scourge a complex endeavour.
Honourable Lindiwe Zulu is the Minister of Social Development and served as Minister of Small Business Development between 2014 and 2019. Previously, Hon. Zulu took on the role of International Relations Special Advisor to the President, and also served as the Head of Communication for the PAN African women’s organisation, in Angola, in 1988.
The Agri SA Disaster Relief Foundation has been established to relieve the plight of farmers and farm workers as drought conditions persist. This fund channels donations from the public to assist farmers with feed after being affected by natural disasters.
Expanding industrialisation is critical to achieving economic development. And as the continent recovers from the economic downturn brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, it is becoming increasingly clear that industrialisation can help lift Africans out of poverty.
Today, Ndopu is a South African award-winning activist, humanitarian, and public intellectual. He is also one of seventeen eminent global advocates appointed by the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the Sustainable Development Goals. He has also served as a Special Advisor to RTW Investments — a leading investor in scientific and medical innovation.
When world leaders gathered to plan a response to the climate crisis at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26), South Africa set a mandate focused on securing funding and aligning with the Paris agreements.
On 15 October the Minister of Health announced that South African teens would be eligible to receive their jab. This followed a recommendation by the Vaccine Ministerial Advisory Committee which was supported by Health MECs and Cabinet.
Passion and determination have always proven to be a winning factor for Seshni Doorsamy, Director at ZonkeTech. However, for her, communication is a skill set that is paramount when trying to get a message across. Having effective written and verbal communication skills will help you to build good working relationships.
Icebolethu Group has been in business since 2009. The company was founded by Nomfundo Mcoyi who is also the GCEO of the organisation. Icebolethu Group currently has over 100 branches in and around KwaZuluNatal and has recently opened a head office and a customer service centre in Kempton Park, Gauteng.
Xylem’s Wedeco brand has transformed the industry by drastically reducing the carbon footprint of water treatment plants around the world with highly-efficient, reliable and environmentally-friendly technologies.
The pandemic has heightened the demand for healthcare services across the globe. Locally, it has laid bare the challenges that plague the healthcare sector in South Africa. These include shortages of healthcare personnel, delays in accessing healthcare, and inadequate access to medicines, equipment, and technology.
Jamsco was established in 2012 as an initiative by the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency to incorporate Black Entrepreneurs in the High Barrier to enter the automotive exclusive arena.
Each year, our country commemorates National Disability Rights Awareness Month, which links up with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December. The Disability Awareness Month offers an opportunity for us to actively work on removing the barriers that individuals with physical, mental, cognitive, sensory, emotional, and/or developmental impairments experience daily.
Odwa Mtati, CEO at SAIMI, has served the Institute in various capacities, since 2014, when he was appointed by Mandela University, SAMSA and DHET to lead the project of securing funding and establishing SAIMI from the ground-up.
Thembelihle Mbatha, Chief Financial Officer at Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS), was the winner of the 2018 Oliver Empowerment Public Sector Leader Award. She is also the founder of a family NPO which is called the Maji-Mbatha Foundation – providing mentorship to young girls and boys from disadvantaged communities.
PinkDrive NPC is a popular health sector NGO in South Africa which was launched back in 2009 by Noelene Kotschan. Kotschan and her team strongly believed that early detection would assist in prolonging the lives of those diagnosed with cancer.
Private Security in South Africa is a growing sector, placing it as one of the biggest in the world, with more than 9 000 registered companies.
In coordination with International Day of the Girl Child this year, comes the launch of UNICEF’s Advocacy and Communications Toolkit.
Internationally, 40% of all women live in rural areas. According to World Bank estimates, in South Africa, around a third of the population live in rural areas.