Anzisha Prize offers a million to African entrepreneurs
Over a million rand is up for grabs to winners of the Anzisha Prize. Weeklong training in Johannesburg is planned for the 12 young African entrepreneurs, who range in age from 18 to 22, shortlisted for the prize before the awards ceremony. Training includes entrepreneurial leadership, mentorship and a significant transfer of skills.
Free State chicken project empowers community
Change a life with a bike
Once a year, business executives swop their suits for Lycra and helmets, and get on their bikes to raise funds for the Mike Thomson Change a Life Cycle Tour, an initiative to raise funds for victims of crime. This year the tour starts and finishes in Swaziland.
• Improving lives with bicycles
Celebrate Mandela’s life: grandson
Partnerships ‘key to better education’
Hair academy empowers women
Not only is a novel hairdressing programme helping empower unemployed women in the Eastern Cape, it’s also boosting their resourcefulness, as was seen during their annual hair show where they recycled rubbish and turned it into elaborate headpieces.