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Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

 

AFRICA’S BIGGEST HAIRSTYLING COMPETITION IS BACK!

Africa’s trendiest hairstyling competition-Sofn’free Hair Xperts Masters Challenge- is back with bigger, inventive and more extravagant highlights this year. Seeking the most innovative talent in South Africa, the hunt for Mzansi’s hair genius has begun. Trail blazers in the hair industry across provinces have a chance to submit their entries from today until September 16th for a spot in the contest. “This is the fourth year the competition has been running and it has created a huge platform for hairstylists to showcase their talent, gain exposure and learn more aboutRead More


SAVING LITTLE LIVES AT NELSON MANDELA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Bongani Chauke* was born with a tumour on his brain. He needed lifesaving surgery within the first few days of his life. Bongani was transferred from a local hospital in Johannesburg to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital’s (NMCH) state-of-the-art neurosurgery theatre to undergo an operation to have the tumour removed. Bongani is just one of more than a thousand children who have received life-saving treatment at the hospital, which celebrated one year of operations on 21 June. Along with performing neurosurgeries, NMCH has opened various critical services namely: Neonatal andRead More


Turning waste into sustainable wealth

This Women’s Month, The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) is celebrating women in recycling and the positive impact they have on both our environment as well as communities. And as an example, the story of glass recycling entrepreneur, Lorraine Mpule Matlou, bears testimony to this passion, effort and drive that goes into making a difference. Back In 2008, Lorraine and her late husband, Doctor Molao who was at the time unemployed, identified a business opportunity that involved collecting waste glass in and around Germiston and immediately set about turning this opportunityRead More


WHY CALL CENTRES ARE IMPORTANT OPERATIONAL HUBS

“Call centres fulfil a strategic role in businesses as they offer a virtual functional platform to customers and they provide companies with an opportunity to resolve problems or queries while creating a positive brand image with minimum cost and no geographical boundaries,” says Felleng Kekena – Call Centre Manager at Alteram Solutions. “Some organisations underestimate the importance of having a call centre as they do not realise the value that it adds to the business. Call centres are key when it comes to the long-term profitability of a business, enhancingRead More


COPA Coca-Cola u15 Tournament to bring soccer festivities to Bethlehem

The 2018 COPA Coca-Cola U15 tournament continues this coming Saturday, 25 August as the Free State province hosts it’s COPA Coca-Cola Provincial Finals at Bohlokong Stadium in Bethlehem. The 2018 edition of the global U15 School’s tournament kicked off in June and has since travelled to six provinces with Free State, Limpopo and Mpumalanga being the three remaining provinces to stage their COPA Coca-Cola Provincial Finals, ahead of the highly anticipated COPA Coca-Cola National Finals. With Bethlehem being the next stop for the popular school’s tournament, the six confirmed schoolsRead More


Pam Xaba’s Top 5 Tips on Mentorship

Pam Xaba’s Top 5 Tips on Mentorship This Women’s Month, Pamela Xaba, Human Resources Director at Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa, says it’s important to reflect on and honour those #WomenWithDrive who have worked so tirelessly for gender parity, breaking stereotypes, and paving the way for equal opportunities that women in business enjoy today. Mentorship is one of Xaba’s biggest passions, and with first-hand experience as a mentor and a mentee, she offers some insights on how empowering and impactful this kind of professional relationship can be. 1. HavingRead More


A FEAST OF ALL THINGS ROYAL AND HERITAGE, AT THE 7thANNUAL ROYAL HERITAGE FESTIVAL.

The best place to be at is at the head of the table as you are able absorb and get all that is due to you. Thanks to the annual Phalaphala FM Royal Gospel And Heritage Festival everyone is guaranteed a front row seat of world-class entertainment. Thohoyandou, Venda in Limpopo is the heart beat of the nation when it comes to minerals and music. This is the perfect place to set yourself-free, let lose to the biggest and best sounds from African acts across the ball. Celebrating it’s7th yearRead More