South African bakery owner reaches new heights with his business

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 15, 2021, 9:17 a.m.

Bakers Creationz, founded in 2014 by Njabulo Sithole, produces premium quality confectionery and baked goods.

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Bridging the digital divide with affordable high speed Internet in Cape Town townships

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 14, 2021, 11:39 a.m.

South Africans are acutely aware of the alarming disparity in our society between the haves and have-nots. It permeates into almost every aspect of our everyday reality, from education, health …

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APPLICATIONS OPEN: SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Programme

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 3, 2021, 12:49 p.m.

Applications open on 1 September 2021 and will close at midday on 30 September 2021

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Strategies that work to emerge from a global pandemic

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 5, 2021, 2:38 p.m.

Emerging successfully from an economic downturn and global pandemic is no easy feat, especially if you are an SME business without large cash reserves to see you through.

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BEYONDCOVID SURVEY REVEALS THAT 89% OF BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY THE RECENT CIVIL UNREST WERE SMMES

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 2, 2021, 3:20 p.m.

Small businesses, already hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic bear the brunt of the recent civil unrest that affected parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, accounting for 89% of the businesses …

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NHSC nominated for the World Entrepreneurship Competition

NHSC - National Housing Stokvel Company July 30, 2021, 9:06 a.m.

The National Housing Stokvel Company has been shortlisted in the World Entrepreneurship Competition.

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Defeating The Enemies of Growth

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 6, 2021, 9:59 a.m.

Let’s be real here, everyone gets tired of being positive all the time because life just isn’t like that. So, this is the edition where we acknowledge that business isn’t …

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NLC launches innovation hub to improve digital service offering

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 26, 2021, 10:08 a.m.

The need for a better, faster, more user-friendly, innovative and efficient way of meeting beneficiaries’ needs is behind the National Lotteries Commission’s (NLC’s) launch of a new Digital Innovation Hub …

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NEW COLLECTIVE OF THOUGHT LEADERS EXPOSES AFRICAN OPPORTUNITIES

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 17, 2021, 3:35 p.m.

A collective of divergent thought leaders in the marketing and communications sector on the African continent have joined forces to support organisations who want to support organisations....

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eCommerce: South Africa’s new frontier

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 14, 2021, 6:52 p.m.

On eCommerce Day, it is worth noting that South Africa was arguably too slow in initially adopting e-commerce, chiefly because it appeared focused on the niche upper end of the …

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Imperial enhances its digital supply chain offering in Africa

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 12, 2021, 8:11 p.m.

Imperial is proud to announce that Vitalliance, its joint venture with technology provider One Network Enterprises, has been selected to steward the OpenLMIS platform serving nine countries in Africa, beginning …

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Imperial makes strategic investment in eCommerce logistics business ParcelNinja

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 28, 2021, 7:23 p.m.

Effective 1 February 2021, Imperial acquired 60% of eCommerce logistics business, ParcelNinja.

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Hippo.co.za Toy Project Brings COVID-19 Relief To Local Seamstresses

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Jan. 22, 2021, 7:36 a.m.

A community initiative by comparison platform Hippo.co.za has enabled a local small business and team of out-of-work seamstresses to support their families through South Africa’s extended COVID-19 lockdown

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Engen Sunset Beach offers a slice of Andiccio24

Engen Jan. 18, 2021, 5:52 p.m.

Engen’s fast-food convenience offering is flourishing, and Cape Town customers can now enjoy a slice of Andiccio24’s delicious pizza at Engen Sunset Beach Convenience Centre in Milnerton.

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Sustainability Summit 2020 - Free Registration: 1 - 3 December 2020

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 1, 2020, 6:50 p.m.

The Southern African Energy Efficiency Confederation (SAEEC) would like to invite you to attend Sustainability Week 2020 from 1-3 December, delegates will be able to take their virtual seats at …

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Imperial invests in and partners with Lori Systems to expand its cutting-edge e-logistics technology

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 3, 2020, 7:08 p.m.

Imperial, an African and European-focused provider of integrated market access and logistics solutions, announced an investment in and partnership with Lori Systems to expand its cutting-edge e-logistics technology solutions across …

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Countdown to Trialogue Business in Society Virtual Conference

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 5, 2020, 7:30 p.m.

COVID-19 has greatly exacerbated the pressing socio-economic issues facing SA, and many of the country’s most astute and informed corporate, non-profit, gov't and academic leaders will engage next month (13 …

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It's Tholoana Time!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 28, 2020, 7:44 p.m.

We're looking for passionate, dedicated entrepreneurs who show the commitment and drive to grow their businesses and create jobs.

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Innovation will bring lasting change to South Africa

ACTIVATE! Change Drivers Sept. 1, 2020, 4:43 p.m.

Futurists and market researchers are calling this pandemic the ‘great reset’ of our society and an opportunity to reimagine a different world.

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NEW PARTNERSHIP BRINGS TOGETHER VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT AND FUNDRAISING FOR EVENTS

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 30, 2020, 12:01 p.m.

Rosterfy has teamed up with GivenGain, the global online fundraising platform, so event organisers can manage their volunteers and online fundraising all in one place.

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The app that uses the power of minibus taxis to deliver goods to township households and spaza shops

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 28, 2020, 11:30 a.m.

Yethu is a new app that allows people in areas not serviced by traditional delivery services, to order groceries and have them delivered to their door, by a mini-bus taxi.

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Knowledge sharing is the future of work in South Africa

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 24, 2020, 8:35 p.m.

The way we work is changing. For emerging millennials in the workplace, traditional standpoints are becoming a thing of the past and flexibility is the goal of choice.

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TSIBA Education Status Report during COVID-19 Lockdown

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 14, 2020, 5:50 p.m.

Delivering an academic programme amidst Covid-19 lockdown is another milestone in TSIBA’s journey of resilience and purpose!

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Meerkat aims to improve the financial health of South Africans

Meerkat April 17, 2020, 5:52 p.m.

Catalyst Fund accelerates startups that excel on three fronts: Impact - Innovation - Growth Potential

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Employee engagement in the time of Corona

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 15, 2020, 8:54 p.m.

The world as we know it has changed. The near global lockdown has forced businesses, almost overnight, to shift their operations from the office to the home. It’s business most …

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Pro-bono advice for SA businesses in trouble due to lockdown

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 14, 2020, 7:26 p.m.

Financial and strategic advisory company, Fluence Capital, is now offering pro-bono support and guidance for South Africans facing the potential loss of their business due to the COVID-19 shutdown.

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The spirit of Ubuntu sees the upskilling of communities

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 8, 2020, 7:32 p.m.

South Africa is a resilient nation that has overcome many difficult times through the spirit of Ubuntu (showing humanity towards others). Even through lockdown and the coronavirus crisis, South Africans …

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Momentum Metropolitan Empowers SA Youth to Enhance Youth Employability

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 31, 2020, 5:41 a.m.

In response to a defined and definite national need, Momentum Metropolitan in 2018 sharpened its CSI focus to wholly concentrate on finding workable and sustainable solutions to place young people …

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Businesses must support each other during Covid-19 crisis

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 17, 2020, 12:42 p.m.

All South African business leaders have a responsibility to stand together to keep business moving, protect employment and the economy ticking over.

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Finalists announced for 2019 AWIEF Awards

nwabisa@quirky30.co.za Aug. 29, 2019, 1:07 p.m.

Women entrepreneurs across multiple industries in Africa acknowledged for their leadership and innovation

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Do not ignore the cashflow

Bright Path Business Consultants July 1, 2019, noon

For many businesses, the first thing they look for in a company’s financial statements is profits. When they see earnings are going up, they believe that the company is doing …

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