Mickey Mama is DEDEAT’s new head
The Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT) welcomes its new Head of Department (HOD), Mickey Mama. Mama’s appointment has come into effect from 1 December 2019. A seasoned technocrat, Mama brings in a wealth of experience from various spheres of government including local, district... Read more
Sakhile Mthombeni named VW’s top global employee
Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) employee Sakhile Mthombeni has been named as one of the top young talents across the Volkswagen Group worldwide. Sakhile joined 11 young women and 37 young men from 20 countries who were honoured for their outstanding performance in their vocations within the Group, during... Read more
Big interest in buffalo, hyena on Wildsfees auction
The annual Kirkwood Wildsfees game auction in association with Nedbank and SANParks is breaking new ground with hyena and prize buffalo with Kruger National Park genes on sale. There will be 15 lots of buffalo from the Mokala National Park, which is near Kimberley in the Northern Cape. “Certainly,... Read more
VW surf open kicks off
With record entries of women surfers from Africa and abroad, this weekend’s Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing promises enticing action and outstanding prizes on and off the surfline. The 2019 Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing presented by Hurley which kicks of this week has attracted a stellar field, with... Read more
Isuzu doctor enjoys the long run
What drives a man to participate in every single IRONMAN competition ever hosted in Port Elizabeth? It is the need to stay active and fit explains Dr Franzt Struwig, an expert in Occupational Medicine based at Isuzu Motors South Africa’s medical centre. Struwig, who has just returned from the... Read more
Cell C appoints Douglas Craigie Stevenson as Interim Chief Executive Officer
Cell C is pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas Craigie Stevenson as interim Group Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective 1 March 2019. Craigie Stevenson replaces Jose Dos Santos, who announced his resignation as Chief Executive Officer in February 2019. Currently, Craigie Stevenson holds the position of... Read more
Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) appoints a Media Specialist
Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) has appointed Thamie Mthembu as the Media Specialist for Daimler Trucks & Buses (DT&B) Southern Africa and Mercedes-Benz Vans Southern Africa, effective 1 October 2018. Thamie, succeeds Sibusiso Mkwanazi, who has assumed his new role as the Marketing and Communications Specialist for Mercedes-Benz Vans. Mthembu... Read more
DHL Express awarded most Top Employer certifications on the continent
DHL Express has been recognised as a Top Employer in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, at the prestigious Top Employer Africa 2019 certification ceremony, held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on Thursday, 4th October 2018. Hennie Heymans, CEO, DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa said that receiving this recognition... Read more
SANRAL community development project in Sigidi and Mahaha villages starts
A 24-month community development project has been rolled out in the Sigidi and Mahaha villages in the Eastern Cape, the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) announced. “The aim of the project is to improve mobility between the two villages, enhance road safety for local traffic and... Read more
SANRAL learnership: ‘I can stand on my own now’
Nontembeko Khenku was struggling to make ends meet as a domestic worker when she came across an advert for a learnership by the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) in a newspaper. “I’ve learnt how to build access roads, sidewalks and general construction skills. Women must get... Read more