From the September Edition. Our Trailblazer for this month is Banyana Banyana Head Coach, Desiree Ellis. Desiree was one of the twelve women coaches out of a possible 32 at this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup.
“The National Credit Act has helped to counteract the threat of informal lending, but estimates say there may be as many as 40 000 illegal lenders still operating in South Africa.”
“More than 1.5 million companies in South Africa pay contributions to the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) on behalf of their workers, which gives employees a safety net should they lose their work or be unable to work due to certain provisions.”
From the September Edition. The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) has released a new and updated code of practice to govern load shedding, which looks to bolster the country’s plan to address power outages, for consultation.
From the September Edition. South Africa proudly boasts ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites, recognised for their geological and cultural importance, meriting special recognition and protection beyond the national level, according to UNESCO.
From the September Edition in celebration of Heritage Month. Here, we list four activities that you can do this September, alone or with your loved ones.
From the July Edition of Public Sector Leaders. In celebration of Mandela Month, our Trailblazer feature highlights Chairman of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Professor Njabulo Ndebele and his effort in safeguarding Madiba’s legacy.
From the July edition of Public Sector Leaders. 400 firefighters have travelled from South Africa to Canada, to aid in extensive efforts to quell wildfires in Alberta, Canada.
A Collaborative Initiative To Close The Digital Divide In Africa By Raine St. Claire What are the barriers to education in South Africa? The digital divide remains a persistent concern in contemporary society, particularly in education and more so in rural communities...
An article from the Public Sector Leaders publication. The July edition’s Regional Focus discusses discusses the recovery of the tourism industry in Cape Town and the Western Cape.
In celebration of Nelson Mandela Month, the July Edition of Public Sector Leaders features Dr Linda Ncube Nkomo, CEO of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund as our Woman in Leadership.
From the Public Sector Leaders publication The August edition’s Regional Focus discusses a major new solar project being launched in the Western Cape to improve energy resilience.
Africa is looking to the skies for inspiration in its technological advancement. As African states are increasing the number of satellites they develop and launch into space, three African women are becoming the faces of the continent’s space exploration efforts.
A feature article on South Africa’s landscape in terms of Gender Equality and the pursuit of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
In celebration of Women’s Month, the August Edition of Public Sector Leaders features an article honouring the women who led the march on the 9th of August 1956.
From the August Edition of Public Sector Leaders. In celebration of Women’s Month, PSL lists four programmes that are empowering women entrepreneurs.
Public Sector Leaders’ August Edition discusses gender transformation in mining and the women driving this transformation
As part of the Public Service Month, public servants are encouraged to engage the public around service delivery issues and unblock the bottlenecks in the delivery of services. It is also a time when public servants are encouraged to use public resources efficiently to benefit the citizens and recommit themselves to serving them.
Public Sector Leaders’ August Editiom looks at the five wealthiest women in Africa.
The BRICS summit is a significant international event that brings together the leaders of five major emerging economies:
Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Although the summit mainly focuses on the cooperation and collaboration
among these member countries, it also holds importance for Africa due to several reasons.
The latest Gender Series report showed that Cabinet had reached parity, as 50% of the seats comprised women. Women’s seats in Parliament increased from 33% in 2004 to 46% in 2019.
“Under the leadership of CEO, Dr Jennifer Molwantwa, and Chairperson, Dr Rethabile Melamu, the Water Research Commission is playing its part to address the country’s challenges through innovation in the water and sanitation sector. Here the CEO and Chairperson share with Public Sector Leaders an important message, mapping out the Commission’s work, approach and aspirations.”
“She has a passion for actively contributing to advancing black men and women in the accountancy profession, and she has worked with various organisations, including Business Unity South Africa, African Women Chartered Accountants, and the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa (Abasa), of which she is a past president.”
“Khethiwe started by putting together comfort bags to offer hope to survivors of gender-based violence. Today, she has developed Khethi’s Foundation which works to reduce femicide and gender-based violence through collaboration, raising awareness, and supporting and empowering survivors.”
Faced with rising interest rates and high inflation, many South Africans are seeking help to manage their growing debt burden. One of the options, which is provided by law to protect consumers, is debt counselling. This has become increasingly popular among overly indebted South Africans to help achieve financial stability.