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uKheshe is now ‘cashing’ it in

uKheshe is now ‘cashing’ it in

Initially under incubation as a CSI initiative within software development house Jini.Guru, uKheshe has successfully closed independent seed funding with both Fitech Ventures and the Ocean on 76 Group. Clayton Hayward, co-founder of uKheshe, says that financial inclusion remains the overriding imperative of the service: “Having access to a transaction account is the first step towards broader financial inclusion. […]

Pimville born and AGCS CEO honoured by peers for his tireless efforts to improve Maths & Science

Pimville born and AGCS CEO honoured by peers for his tireless efforts to improve Maths & Science

The Pimville-Soweto born Thusang Mahlangu has been honoured with Future Leader award by a non-profit organization, the Broad Pool of Ideas (BPI) Foundation, at the Iconic Leadership Excellence Awards held at Midrand in August, recently. Through Thusang, AGCS Africa has strengthened the impact it makes within its community with a focus on youth and education. […]

SAB close to 100% sourcing of raw materials from locals

SAB close to 100% sourcing of raw materials from locals

This has been instrumental in the business achievement of a Level 3 B-BBEE status, up from Level 4 which it hovered at for a number of years. “We are proud to source just over 97% of all of our raw materials, including barley, hops and maize from local suppliers, many of which are emerging black […]

Moyo and Manual’s bickering a costly affair at Old Mutual

Moyo and Manual’s bickering a costly affair at Old Mutual

This week the fraught Moyo was reinstated back as interim CEO by the South Gauteng High Court but his employers are having none of it, and instructed should NOT set his foot inside the multi-billion rand building in Sandton, citing its appealing the court ruling. Moyo’s lawyer Eric Mabuza disagreed: “An application for leave to […]

Unemployment reaches scary levels

Unemployment reaches scary levels

Although this is shocking, it is not unexpected. We continue doing all the wrong things; how can we expect any other result? Doing the same thing but expecting a different result, is Einstein’s definition of insanity. South Africa’s unemployment crisis is not a reflection of what is happening elsewhere, not even in Africa. Our unemployment […]

Secret is out but can you handle it?

Secret is out but can you handle it?

Short between Jozi and Cape Town within ten days –Secrets theme is about the nation plagued by unsustainable money behaviours nationally if not globally;  where one in three South Africans have lost money investing in pyramid schemes; three out of five South Africans spend more than they earn, and 82% of small businesses fail because […]

Surf celebrates World Youth Skills Day in Soweto

Surf celebrates World Youth Skills Day in Soweto

In partnership with experts in career skills, job seeking and budget planning, SURF hosted over 400 youth and unemployed guests to share integral tips, advice and practical skills to assist with their work readiness preparation. World Youth Skills Day highlights that, globally, the youth of today are more than three times more likely to be […]

Absa recognised globally after transforming its business model

Absa recognised globally after transforming its business model

The award recognises a bank in each region that has made the most positive changes over the last 12 months and fundamentally transformed its business model or offering to clients in the period under review. The bank should also have demonstrated that this transformation is now paying dividends in terms of business performance. Absa CEO […]

uKheshe health card- a game changer

uKheshe health card- a game changer

Available from 1 July, uKheshe Health offers a host of rich benefits to bring greater healthcare inclusion for individuals and families, including cover for private ground and air ambulance, private stabilisation and hospitalisation cover as a result of an accident or emergency. Clayton Hayward, co-founder, uKheshe, says the launch of the uKheshe Health Benefits card […]

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