empowerment

It takes a village to drive sustainable economic growth

Africa, to many across the globe, has always been seen as one village. When travelling, especially in the west, one can never cover enough...

SMMEs and young entrepreneurs key to rebuilding South Africa’s economy

Johannesburg, South Africa – 07 October 2022: As part of efforts to continue rebuilding South Africa’s economy, improving its competitiveness, and creating employment through...

International Women’s Day: Brand South Africa calls on all to play their part for...

Countries that expand opportunities for women and girls in education and work achieve greater prosperity and social development, writes Chichi Maponya, chair of Brand South Africa, on International Women's day.

Sibahle builds positive narratives

Mama-Afrika---thumbToo often, the stories of Africa are shrouded in pain and suffering. Sibahle, which means "we are beautiful", is trying to change that by tackling negative stereotypes and creating a different picture.

Activation Gallery – Mpumalanga

Brand South Africa celebrated women's month in Mpumalanga where women and girls were given the opportunity to speak about matters affecting them. On Saturday, 29...

Business Connexion champions women leaders

Business Connexion's team prides itself by making the impossible possible through technology. This year they have achieved a top accolade by being crowned the leader in the Gender Mainstreaming Awards.

Women of excellence: Pontsho Manzi, working for female unity and empowerment

Businesswoman, inspirational speaker, coach and image consultant Pontsho Manzi has a cause close to her heart: women empowerment, female unity and the forging of an authentic sisterhood that encompasses confidence, self-esteem and mutual upliftment without competition or envy.

Maasai women lead solar revolution in Kenya

Rural communities in Kenya are benefitting from a solar power drive by Green Energy Africa. Maasai women buy the equipment from the organisation, sell it for a small profit, and are empowered to install it themselves.

SAA leads the global field

SAA to nurture black business

South African Airways is moving away from "talk-shopping" towards inclusive participation of black business in its goods and services procurement, says the airline. SAA's procurement arm has a large enough capacity to incubate a group of black industrialists, it adds.
Coega keeps top empowerment status

Coega keeps top empowerment status

The Coega Development Corporation, which runs the industrial development zone in Nelson Mandela Bay, has met all its requirements and has a Level 1 broad-based black economic empowerment status. It is also a value adding supplier, which boosts its clients' scorecard.