This young woman’s Limpopo farming operation has been given a boost

One of the youngest female farmers in Limpopo, Mahlatse Matlakana employs four people from her local Ga-Kibi Village on an 8-hectare green pepper farm. Now...

Bright young Limpopo business school graduate grabs top recycling award

A 24-year-old business school graduate scooped a national Waste Reduction Youth Warrior award for 2019. On the back of its recent announcement of a 6% year-on-year...

SA’s first black female brewmaster creates Bold Lager for SAB

Women brewing beer in the African culture is normal. Yet, seeing women as brewers in a business setting is something fairly new. Apiwe Nxusani-Mawela, 35,...

Local fashion brand, Julz, embarks on overseas expansion

In four years, footwear and handbag brand, Julz, has grown from an idea to a multi-million Rand business with 200 stockists across South Africa....

This ice cream will change negative perceptions about the Cape Flats

An entrepreneur from Mitchell’s Plain in Cape Town has refused to let negativity about the area drag him down. Iegshaan Small, 33, a resident from...

Top recycling awards for Drakenstein innovators ♻

The Drakenstein region has received two top awards for its recycling and sustainability efforts. The Drakenstein Municipality received the Local Authority Recycling Innovation award from...

Electric cars could soon be a hot commodity in South Africa

At the moment South Africa risks being left behind in the changeover to greener vehicles, but the good news is that Nissan, BMW and...

Corobrik invests in the future

Corobrik’s ongoing investment in new production facilities, new technologies, new products and the architects of the future have combined to open a whole world...

Father and son team go from bottle recyclers to wine farmers

For 30 years, Malcolm Green bought used wine bottles, cleaned them and resold them to wine producers. Green’s...

East Cape company overcomes extreme adversity – twice – to scoop...

An Eastern Cape business has overcome extreme adversity – twice – to scoop a top recycling award. Humansdorp-based Nzima Recycling scooped the award in the...

This 32-year-old started a wine brand with nothing but her savings...

Meet the inspiring woman behind J9 wine, a female co-owned Cape Town-based wine brand. Janine Petersen, a 32-year-old mother two,  is a force to be...

Jendamark MD named Africa’s Industrialist of the Year

JOHANNESBURG – JENDAMARK Automation managing director Quinton Uren was named Africa’s Industrialist of the Year at the grand finale of the All Africa Business...