Interview: South African Techpreneur Aisha Pandor Out to Sweep Kenya

Aisha Pandor-SweepSouth Cofounder and CEO. Determined to link homeowners to cleaners and eradicate the plights they faced came the inception of Sweepsouth. The online platform, which began with the home-cleaning ...
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Interview: South African Techpreneur Aisha Pandor Out to Sweep Kenya

04/01/2021

Aisha Pandor-SweepSouth Cofounder and CEO. Determined to link homeowners to cleaners and eradicate the plights they faced came the inception of Sweepsouth. The online platform, which began with the home-cleaning service, is now operating in 4 major cities in South Africa, Nairobi and a future expansion to West African countries in the works.   Women’s…

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Irvine Partners Wins Huawei Corporate Account

03/12/2021

  Irvine Partners public relations and integrated marketing agency has been awarded the Huawei Technologies corporate communications account. The agency will serve as the communications partner for Huawei’s South African corporate office. “We are excited to have Irvine Partners on board and look forward to a rewarding working relationship based on their track…

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How much you should be paying your domestic worker in 2021

02/18/2021

Employment and Labour minister Thulas Nxesi has published the new minimum wage for domestic workers in South Africa. In a gazette published on Monday evening (8 February), the minister said that the national minimum wage for domestic worker is now R19.09 for each ordinary hour. This change will take effect from 1…

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Five reasons to visit Kruger Shalati: The train on the bridge

02/18/2021

    Newly opened Kruger Shalati: The Train on the Bridge sits suspended over the Sabie River in the Kruger National Park. Here are five reasons why you should visit: Guests of the hotel are noticing that some rarely sighted birds are being spotted in and around the Shalati area. This includes a…

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How gamification could fill the corporate learning gap created by COVID-19

02/18/2021

Article by: Glenn Gillis, co-founder and CEO – Sea Monster If anyone needs proof that online learning is the hottest way to upskill or reskill, thanks to the protracted COVED-19 crisis, it lies in the statistics from online learning platform Coursera. Since mid-March 2020, Coursera reported over 50 million course…

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How to virtually create “watercooler moments” in 2021

02/15/2021

Every brick-and-mortar office has (had?) that space where employees informally congregate – be it the actual watercooler, the coffee machine or the balcony where the smokers like to gather. It’s a space that’s credited not only for providing the spark for a plethora of bright ideas, but also recognised for…

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How to crack SA’s largest untapped market

02/15/2021

  Around the world, township communities have historically been largely ignored by businesses. This is beginning to change, however, as corporates and organisations are taking note of the potential within this untapped market ‒ and using good business sense to boost communities in the process. Take Piramal Sarvajal, for example.…

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