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Johann Barnard

Johann Barnard

    Science essentials at the local spaza
    Science essentials at the local spaza
    Any belief that the country’s youth lacks enthusiasm for science is being disproved by Science Spaza, a network of self-initiated clubs at schools and communities across the...
    Formula for tomorrow's leaders
    Formula for tomorrow's leaders
    Investec dedicates 46% of its entire corporate social investment budget to programmes that build science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) learning....
    Tough markets test MTN's mettle
    Tough markets test MTN's mettle
    The mobile operator market has a reputation for being a cut-throat business in which competitors fight tooth and nail to win and retain the...
    Consumers make their mark
    Consumers make their mark
    South African consumers generally display a greater propensity to admire successful businesses than their international peers, yet they are a...
    An exhaustive solution
    An exhaustive solution
    Every basement garage in urban environments emits huge levels of carbon monoxide. As part of its energy saving initiatives, Standard Bank looked at...
    Waste not, want not
    Waste not, want not
    EnviroServ helps companies recover energy from their waste, marking a shift to more responsible waste disposal with significant implications for...
    Giving power to people
    Giving power to people
    Barclays Africa was the first organisation to partner with Eskom's demand response programme. Under this initiative, Eskom pays organisations that...
    Slow response to gender-based violence
    Slow response to gender-based violence
    The data might be a barometer by which to measure progress — or lack thereof — in reducing these incidences, but tells only part of the...
    BEEing the owners we want
    BEEing the owners we want
    Black economic empowerment has come a long way since South Africa emerged from the first democratic elections in 1994. And thankfully so, because...
    Entrenched positions hinder youth entrepreneurship
    Entrenched positions hinder youth entrepreneurship
    The afternoon session of the 20 years of economic transformation debate was summed up best by audience member Sifiso Memela: “I was quite...
    Flagship CSI programme supports orphans for life
    Flagship CSI programme supports orphans for life
    Despite evidence that South Africa has made headway over the past few years in curbing new HIV infections, the country still has to contend with...
    Taking healthcare services to communities
    Taking healthcare services to communities
    The full impact of the South African government’s interventions in the HIV and Aids epidemic, and promises of improved primary health care...