A look at stories which have been trending with Barbara Friedman
A co-created and tailor-made national Startup Act will be a powerful tool for empowering entrepreneurs and addressing key developmental issues in South Africa, although case studies from other African countries show that it will require prolonged and widespread engagement with various stakeholders.
This was the conclusion reached at the end of a webinar discussion on the relevance of a South African Startup Act held recently by the newly formed Digital Collective Africa, a non-profit amalgamation of investors, ecosystem enablers, institutions, and entrepreneurs from across the continent geared towards supporting early-stage startups.
Jon Stever, the Managing Director of the Innovation for Policy Foundation (i4Policy).
Today we’re going to be talking about employee wellness which is predicted to become one of the most important parts of workplace strategy going forward. Millennials and Gen Z are health-conscious employees who are choosing to work at companies that care about their well-being. That’s not going to change after the COVID-19 crisis is over; it will only intensify.
We’re speaking to Khavitha Singh, who is an alumna of the UCT GSB’s MBA programme and is currently Academic Head: Lean Management at Toyota Wessels Institute for Manufacturing Studies.
The relationship between Thandiszwe Diko & Loyiso Masuku resulted in a tender worth R125 million , Thandiszwe is married to Khusela Diko who as we all know was until recently the Presidents spokesperson whereas Loyiso's hubby is the Gauteng Health MEC.
Now imagine as Peter Bruce did, such a well connected relationship multiplied by thousands. These corrupt relationships have enabled cadres to help themselves to Billions in the recent PPE tender scandal and as the royal Diko said," why shoudn't royalty venture into business"
Author of Africa is Open for Business Victor Kgomoeswana has also written a opinion piece calling on the President to make sure that the $4.3billion IMF loan doesn't suffer the same fate as the Billions looted by the so called ‘Covidpreneurs’
Guest: Chantell Ilbury Scenario Planner at Mind of a Fox.LISTEN TO PODCAST
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Guest: Professor Eric Decloedt Associate Professor: Division of Clinical Pharmacology Stellenbosch University &Tygerberg Hospital.LISTEN TO PODCAST
BBC correspondent Audrey Tinlin.LISTEN TO PODCAST