Cayleigh Bright

Journalist, author, copywriter. Full-time freelance.

Q&A Sessions: Mari Stimie and opera’s next act

The producer spoke to Cayleigh Bright on the day the Cape Town Opera returned to rehearsals after almost six months of lockdown about the future-proof transcendence, resilience and relatability of opera

A South African Solution

A tech-based approach with a human touch is reaching victims of gender-based violence – and, critically, its perpetrators

Lessons for our future

Tech-enabled education is more than just replicating classrooms online, and Africa needs to embrace the power of tech urgently

Immediate challenges for long-term learning

Implemented as emergency measures, some changes to higher education such as increased online learning seem to be worth keeping

Small fires and flattened curves

A co-ordinated response and collaboration are key to minimising Covid-19’s effects, say experts

Private preparation = public protection

There are now several South African initiatives that have stepped up to the plate to support our healthcare workers’ needs

Early birds

Present Tense

More than you can chew

Food inequality is a complex issue – to achieve food security, we need complex interventions from various sectors of society

How do we support teachers’ mental health?

It's vital for those who safeguard the wellbeing of learners at every level to be happy and healthy themselves

Building your own business

We need to become perpetual students, and the range of training offerings just keeps increasing

Press Releases

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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