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In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king It's a messy, complicated world out there. We need better solutions to the problems around us, and better leaders to them. No one person has it all figured out, but in a quest to discover a more impactful brand of leadership, I'm having conversations with people who have at least some part of it figured out, and specifically in the fields of business, entrepreneurship, impact and technology.
 
Join Investing On The Frontier's hosts, Matt and Laura Davis, on their investment adventures around Africa and the world's frontier markets. This business duo brings you on a wild ride discussing investing, cultures and travel. They share new insights on impact investing, Africa, the Millennial generation, their ideas about tough love, and a variety of other real and raw topics that will leave you looking at the world a little differently. Investing On The Frontier is brought to you by RENEW ...
 
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Welcome to the Nonprofit Build Up, hosted by A. Nicole Campbell. Discover insights from nonprofit and philanthropy leaders about assessing and building better organizational infrastructure, programmatic strategies, and challenging traditional sector approaches on how to support some of the world’s most vulnerable communities. A. Nicole Campbell has over fifteen years of legal and operational experience in the social sector and has worked in private practice, private philanthropy, and the pub ...
 
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In this edition of the Business Day Spotlight, we talk about how SA’s economy is currently stacking up against its emerging market counterparts, following the unrest seen last week in Gauteng and KZN.Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Adriaan Pask, chief investment officer of PSG Wealth. The discussion focuses on the impact of recent unrest on SA’…
 
In April 2015, 18-year-old Sheree Prince left Citrusdal for Cape Town. There, the shy and withdrawn teenager would embark on a crime spree that would end with the horrific murder of a defenseless elderly woman (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa) (Support the show on PayPal https://w…
 
On 9 July violent protests broke out across Kwa-Zulu Natal, quickly spreading to Gauteng, resulting in widespread looting and arson, with clashes resulting in hundred's of deaths. Following the deployment of 25,000 soldiers, calm was eventually restored, but not before an estimated ZAR 50 billion in damages was caused, impacting around 40,000 busin…
 
This week on Sunday Times Politics Weekly, we discuss money in our politics, more specifically the high court’s decision to keep sealed the CR17 funding details, information on the funding of Cyril Ramaphosa’s campaign for the ANC presidency. We ask, what is the decision’s affect on transparency and the role of money in our politics?After that, we’…
 
As the dust begins to settle in the wake of South Africa’s recent looting crisis; economists, analysts and businesses begin to take stock of the damage sustained, as a result of the violence.We spoke to both Dawie Roodt, chief economist at Efficient Group and Annabel Bishop the chief economist at Investec; about the material impact the recent looti…
 
This week on the Nonprofit Build Up, we are discussing general support funding. This episode was recorded as the very first episode from our Fast Build Friday series, a web-series where we quickly build what you know about infrastructure design in the nonprofit sector. You may hear us talk a lot about general support funding or flexible funding on …
 
In this edition of the Business Day Spotlight, we talk about the impact of recent unrest in Gauteng and KZN on consumer confidence in SA and the wider economy. Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by George Kershoff, deputy director at the Bureau of Economic Research (BER), to discuss the issues. The discussion focuses on the work of the BER; the state…
 
ANC employees have threatened the party’s top six officials, who include President Cyril Ramaphosa, with criminal action over the failure to pay their pension benefits to fund administrators despite making deductions from their salaries over two years.The disgruntled staff members made the threat of opening fraud and theft cases against the ANC and…
 
The ANC appears to be divided on how to characterise the public violence and mass looting of goods and businesses that took place in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng last week. Was the unexpected violent outbreak a carefully planned and orchestrated revolt, a result of criminality and hunger, or is it simply too soon to tell? Either way, the party's fract…
 
In the wake of a series of protests, riots and lootings across South Africa and especially in KZN, many of us are trying to make sense of what we saw and experience. Those of us fortunate enough not to be caught in the middle of the unrest juggled misinformation, panic, a limp government response, and the visible and visceral impact on thousands of…
 
The high court in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday adjourned former president Jacob Zuma’s fraud and corruption trial until Aug. 10, when the court will hear adjudication of the issues Zuma raised in his special plea that prosecutor Billy Downer has “no title” to prosecute.Judge Piet Koen made this order on Tuesday after hearing arguments on Monday from…
 
In this edition of the Business Day Spotlight, we talk about the use of technology in the taxi industry. Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Mbavhalelo Mabogo, Founder and CEO of Quickloc8, a startup, specialising in technology for the taxi industry. The discussion focuses on Quickloc8’s business model; the products and services offered by the comp…
 
This week we use the Spotlight minisode platform to share some updates in the murder of Leslie Cilliers which we covered in Episode 51 (Sign the petition: https://www.change.org/cop-killer) (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa) (Support the show on PayPal https://www.paypal.me/truecri…
 
Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Shawn Theunissen, president of the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI). The discussion focuses on the work of JCCI; the impact of unrest in Gauteng and KZN on SA’s economy; the importance of Johannesburg as an economic hub; stories of businesses that have destroyed or harmed by looters; efforts b…
 
This week on the Nonprofit Build Up, Nic is talking with Sarah Shanley Hope. Sarah is the VP of Brand + Partnerships at The Solutions Project following seven years as the organization’s first Executive Director. Under Sarah’s leadership, the organization transformed its mission and culture to center racial and gender equity, launched the field’s fi…
 
US President Joe Biden is expecting a 45-day update on a US investigation into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic. The investigation, led by the US intelligence services, is drawing widespread media attention, with scientists, political scientists and health experts weighing in on the polarising hypothesis of whether the SARS-CoV-2 virus may have…
 
In this episode of Sunday Times Politics Weekly, there can only be one topic worth delving into; this week we focus all our attention on SA's current looting crisis and how it came about. Was it organised? Is there a political agenda, who may be complicit and would pardoning former president Jacob Zuma escalate or calm the situation? We delve into …
 
With heavily armed gangs of marauding looters swarming across Vosloorus on Gauteng’s East Rand, destroying shopping malls and vandalising whatever they could not steal, a group of taxi drivers refused point blank to allow the protesters to destroy one thing – the travelling fun park set up in the community.Armed with firearms, drivers and owners fr…
 
In this edition of the Business Day Spotlight, we talk about how one of SA’s fastest growing insurance companies is using technology to stand out and achieve growth. Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Anton Ossip, chief executive officer of Discovery Insure, to shed light on their business. The discussion focuses on Discovery Insure’s business mod…
 
With several days of mass looting and violence disrupting supply chains, concerns about food security, panic buying and shortages in several sectors have come to the fore.Panic buying has seen stores which have not been looted running out of stock. Further shortages are expected as the impact of supply chain disruptions make themselves felt. Disrup…
 
Minerals and resources minister Gwede Mantashe has urged people to protect their own infrastructure even as taxi drivers guarding Vosloorus Mall on Gauteng's East Rand opened fire with live ammunition on looters.During a visit to the embattled Vosloorus Mall, Mantashe urged people to stop destroying their own infrastructure."Protect it, it's yours,…
 
13-year-old boy has been shot and killed during a skirmish between taxi drivers and a mob of looters trying to burn down Vosloorus Mall on Gauteng’s East Rand.Vuso Dlamini was shot dead shortly before lunchtime on Wednesday.Earlier the body of a looter was found behind the mall.By MultimediaLIVE
 
Taxi drivers guarding Vosloorus Mall on the Gauteng East Rand have opened fire with live ammunition on lootersIn an exchange of gunfire, which lasted five minutes, taxi drivers from the Katlehong Peoples Taxi Association opened fire on hundreds of looters who were gathering outside the mall. The mall was ransacked overnight with looters pillaging a…
 
Thousands of people from communities across Gauteng have rallied together to protect food supplies and defend homes, businesses and shopping malls from marauding groups of protesters.Armed with baseball bats, paintball guns, truncheons, firearms and sticks embedded with spikes, nails and broken glass, residents have openly clashed with looters in r…
 
In many ways, UK Sunday Times rugby writer Stuart Barnes tells Peter Bruce in this latest edition of his Podcasts from the Edge, “professional rugby is going to break apart the greatest rivalry in rugby history — South Africa and New Zealand.” Listen as Barnes, a former Bath, England and British & Irish Lions fly-half describes how four local franc…
 
We're back from a brief hiatus, in the midst of a trying time for South Africa and South Africans. Well, a more trying time - it feels like being and believing has been an uphill battle for years now.In this episode talk to Bridget McNulty about grief. About loss. About how we think about loss, respond to loss, and live with it rather than get over…
 
Widespread looting and violence has broken out in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. The looting initially began during protests against the incarceration of former president Jacob Zuma, but has since spiralled out of control. President Cyril Ramaphosa spoke briefly about the looting and criminality when he addressed the nation on the Covid-19 pan…
 
Be intentional in making a difference "Diversity and inclusion is about helping everyone be the best version of themselves," Louise PentlandThis episode features Louise Pentland, EVP, Chief Business Affairs and Legal Officer at Paypal, a person passionate about driving diversity and inclusion in all spheres of life. Listen in as she shares about he…
 
The police on Monday said they are investigating the circumstances around the deaths of six people since violent protests erupted in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.Spokesperson for the National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (NatJoints), Col Brenda Muridili explained that, 219 arrests were made in the two provinces — 96 in Gauteng and 123 …
 
In this edition of the Business Day Spotlight, we talk about the impact of cyber attacks on small businesses. Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Neil Hare-Brown, CEO of STORM Guidance, a cybersecurity specialist firm. The discussion focuses on the rise in cyber attacks and in turn the growth of the cybersecurity industry; rationale for creating th…
 
SA will remain on lockdown alert level 4, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday night, maintaining the bans on alcohol sales and gatherings.Speaking during a national address that started at 8pm, Ramaphosa said the decision was taken following a meeting with cabinet earlier in the evening.About an hour before Ramaphosa's address, the National In…
 
In this episode of The Counseling Psychologist podcast series, Editor Bryan Kim interviews Dr. Oswaldo Moreno, lead author of the TCP article "Psychological Impact, Strengths, and Handling the Uncertainty Among Latinx DACA Recipients" (coauthored by Ms. Lisa Fuentes, Ms. Isis Garcia-Rodriguez, Dr. Rosalie Corona, and Dr. German Cadenas).…
 
In 2002, police descended on the home of Marietjie Prinsloo, and the woman who had been dubbed, "The Angel of Vanderbijlpark" was about to be unmasked for what she really was. The investigation into her crimes would lead to the longest cumulative prison sentence in South African history. (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Pat…
 
Discovery General Manager for Mass Markets, Khethang Malefane asked LA Health brokers to help influence the scheme’s board of trustees elections to protect R400 million a year business for Discovery. The Council for Medical Schemes is now investigating the company for tampering with the independence of the LA Health medical aid.…
 
Newcomer to the industry Blxckie has already gained national recognition for his SA trap stylings, and he's ready to take over the world after the release of his album B4Now.Chatting about his latest endeavours on the TshisaPOD, the Durban-born star spoke about his humble beginnings, saying he had a sheltered life in Durban.…
 
In this edition of the Business Day Spotlight, we talk about the progress made in implementing Cell C’s new network strategy. Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Schalk Visser, chief technology officer at Cell C, together with Simo Mkhize, the mobile operator’s chief commercial officer. The discussion focuses on why is Cell C decommissioning their …
 
Former president Jacob Zuma has lost his bid in the Pietermaritzburg high court for a stay of the warrant of execution for his arrest.He launched the application on Tuesday, a day before the deadline set by the Constitutional Court for the police to arrest him to begin serving 15 months in jail for contempt of court.…
 
With less than 15 days to go to the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the Japanese capital has been placed under a fourth state of emergency amid a fresh surge of Covid-19 infections. The ever-changing pandemic situation has characterised the uncertainty that has shrouded this flagship sporting event, having been already postponed once and att…
 
This week on the Nonprofit Build Up, we are defining infrastructure. This episode was recorded as an episode from our Fast Build Friday series, a web-series where we quickly build what you know about infrastructure design in the nonprofit sector. There are so many definitions of infrastructure floating around. And since we use the term ‘infrastruct…
 
It's arguable that this week has been one of the most important in the political history of democratic South Africa. The arrest of former president Jacob Zuma was seen as a representation of the tussle between the rule of law and the political elite. But what does Zuma's arrest mean for the ANC as a ruling party and political structure. In this wee…
 
Former president Jacob Zuma handed himself over to authorities just before midnight on Wednesday and was admitted at the Estcourt Correctional Centre in KwaZulu-Natal.The Constitutional Court earlier found Zuma guilty of contempt, for refusing to appear at the state capture inquiry after being instructed by the court to do so. As a result, the form…
 
A frustrated medical doctor has caused a stir on social media after an open letter she wrote on social media went viral.Dr Lara Norris is a community service doctor based at George Hospital in the Western Cape. Like many others, she is tired, battered down and struggling against the Covid-19 third wave. And in a moment of deep emotion and frustrati…
 
All eyes will be on the police on Wednesday, with a Constitutional Court-imposed deadline to arrest former president Jacob Zuma by midnight still in place.On Tuesday, the former president made an urgent application to the high court to “stay” the execution of his arrest, but judge Bhekisisa Mnguni said he would deliver judgment on Friday.In the abs…
 
Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Bada Pharasi, chief operations officer at The Innovative Pharmaceutical Association of SA (IPASA).The discussion focuses on the structure and operations of IPASA; the companies and organisations that make up IPASA; the effects of Covid-19 on the pharmaceutical industry; thoughts around SA’s vaccine rollout; issue…
 
After leaving the country and maintaining years of silence over her brother’s murder – which her husband only found out about through an online search – Leigh Visser is now speaking out loudly.She was prompted into action when the Department of Correctional Services informed her that Adam Woest, the man who murdered her brother Warren Visser in the…
 
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