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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Why ecommerce will continue to grow rapidly

02/15/2021

  By Jonathan Hurvitz. Online shopping can be as easy as selecting your items, entering a few details and then whatever you want or need is on the way. It’s that simple. While South Africa’s ecommerce sector has historically fallen behind much of the developed world, lockdown gave both retailers…

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Seven positives of 2020 — the year the world stood still but penguins loved more

02/15/2021

    It was a year filled with death, dismay and depression – but there were some upsides to 2020. According to public relations and integrated marketing agency, Irvine Partners, there were at least seven positive trends to take out of a year like no other:   1. You got…

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In search of a clean sweep for the country’s struggling domestic workers

02/15/2021

   Aisha Pandor, CEO Sweepsouth The company had recently launched in Nairobi, Kenya, and was already eyeing South America and West Africa for further expansion. When a staff member brought up planning around the Covid-19 pandemic in a strategy meeting in February, the issue was met with questions and uncertainties.…

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YouTube nurtures African talent through #YouTubeBlackVoices fund

01/27/2021

  This week, YouTube released its inaugural class of African content creators set to receive a grant for the development of their channels from the global #YouTubeBlackVoices Fund. In addition to the grant earmarked for content development, the 23 YouTubers (from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa) will also take part…

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A new kind of travel bucket list

01/27/2021

    Had this been the start of any other year, we would have made up some amazing travel bucket lists for this year or even next year and loaded these lists with beach-side holidays in the East, city escapes in the USA, cultural tours in Europe and so much…

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The beaches may be closed but Cape Town has so much more on offer

01/27/2021

    The Mother City is known for her white, sandy beaches. It’s the reason why the city attracts thousands of tourists each year. Unfortunately, under level 3 lockdown restrictions, our beaches have been closed until further notice. But not to fret… Cape Town Tourism’s Briony Brookes reassures that there…

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