May the best furniture win
Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) industrial design student Merliska Meerman will use her “Rhino” design concept as a solution to filling the gap currently existing in the South African manufacturing sector for children’s furniture. The 21-year-old will vie for the coveted title of producing the best furniture design concept... Read more
Facebook joins hands with partners across Africa for a safer Internet
Aim – Raising awareness of emerging online issues and helping to explore ways to make the Internet safer for all JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 6, 2018/ — Celebrating Safer Internet Day (SID) (https://goo.gl/EGR7dd) under the connected theme of “Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you”,... Read more
Commission for Gender Equality gets new chairperson
The National Skills Authority (NSA) has congratulated Lulama Nare on her appointment as the chairperson of the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE). President Jacob Zuma appointed Nare as the CGE chairperson from 20 October 2017 until 31 March 2019. Nare’s former employer, the NSA – which is a statutory... Read more
Nissan appoints new dealer network development head
Nissan South Africa, today announced that Lizette Crause has been promoted to General Manager: Dealer Network Development, reporting to Xavier Gobille the Managing Director of Sales and Marketing, Nissan South Africa. Lizette joined Nissan South Africa’s Finance team in 2001 as an Aftersales Business Advisor. During her time at... Read more
Health spokesperson dies
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced the death of his spokesperson Joe Maila. In a statement on Friday, the Minister expressed shock and sadness at the passing of the Ministry’s spokesperson. “The circumstances surrounding his death are not yet known to the Ministry. Joe Maila is survived by his... Read more
Ngebulana named one of Africa’s top business leaders
Property entrepreneur Sisa Ngebulana, who created a multi-billion rand development company and listed the only black-owned property fund in South Africa, has been named one of Africa’s top business leaders by respected international magazine, CEO Today. The prestigious accolade comes as Ngebulana – who hails from the Eastern Cape... Read more
MDDA gets three new board members
Three new members of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Board have been appointed. The three new members, who are appointed by the President, are Ronald Lamola, Martina Della-Togna and Nombeko Mbava. Lamola is currently a member of the finance committee in the Tshwane University of Technology Governance... Read more
New SABC board appointed
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has a new board. The Presidency said the appointments were made in terms of the South African Broadcasting Act (Act no. 4 of 1999) and on the recommendation of the National Assembly. The President has designated Bongumusa Makhathini as Chairperson and Febe Potgieter-Gqubule... Read more
Nzimande given marching orders in latest reshuffle
In the latest cabinet reshuffle, the long-standing and often embattled Dr Blade Nzimande, minister of higher education and training has been replaced with Hlengiwe Mkhize has been appointed as the Minister of Higher Education and Training. Other changes made by the President Zuma to the National Executive are: –      ... Read more
KPMG chooses new leadership team
Nhlamu Dlomu, KPMG South Africa’s CEO has announced the new executive team that will support her in restoring public trust and rebuilding the firm. Says Dlomu, “I am pleased to announce a strong and experienced team of KPMG partners to lead the firm. This is day one for the... Read more