THE SOUTH AFRICAN NASA NAMED A PLANET AFTER…

THE SOUTH AFRICAN NASA NAMED A PLANET AFTER…

Move over Elon Musk and Mark Shuttleworth, South Africa’s exclusive circle of science and technology innovators just got bigger. Rocket scientist rockstar and Harvard graduate Siyabulela Xuza (29) boasts a remarkable list of achievements and even has a planet named...
A culture of inclusion

A culture of inclusion

Q&A WITH FORMER NEDBANK GROUP EXECUTIVE: THULANI SIBEKO Those who attended the Impumelelo Top Empowerment Summit in 2016 will remember a very interesting presentation on business transformation by Nedbank’s former Group Executive of Marketing, Communications and...
Know the score

Know the score

WE PUT THE REVISED B-BBEE CODES OF GOOD PRACTICE UNDER THE MICROSCOPE American author Andrew Smith once wrote, “People fear what they don’t understand and hate what they can’t conquer.” It can be overwhelming for local companies to try and process, understand and...
Transformation in the accounting profession

Transformation in the accounting profession

In an article published in the Daily Dispatch on 16 May 2016, it emerged that less than a quarter of all Chartered Accountants (CAs) in South Africa were black. However, on the plus side there has been a substantial increase since 2002. There are now around 9 764...
Transformation in the medical profession

Transformation in the medical profession

There is a significant shortage of doctors in South Africa. The country currently has a total of six doctors per 10 000 people, versus the global average of 15. However, about half the doctors registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) are...