Thebe Mabanga

Thebe Mabanga is a former journalist.

Anglo finds SA hard to love or leave

After 100 years, the mining giant remains a big fish in our political and economic pond

Cutting-edge research thrives under inspired leadership

Management and related activities over the last 5-10 years

Mining charter: Disaster or boon?

The new mining charter is causing ripples. We asked two people to explain what the arguments for and against are.

Services, Entrepreneur of the Year: Ama X-Rays

'Business is hard work, takes a lot of energy, needs dedication and sacrifices have to be made along the way'

Manufacturing, Youth Entrepreneur of the Year: Nambitha Nutritional Products

'It is not that difficult to operate a food and beverage manufacturing company; it just needs patience and discipline'

Food & Beverage: Goapele Bakery

'One advantage of being a township business is that none of my employees have to take transport to get to work'

Retail & Finance: Cool Apple Dude Buddy

'Our biggest challenge was getting clients to trust the company and bring their business to a township back room'

Tourism: Zaza’s Guesthouse and Spa

'Township tourism is going places and more and more experiences are being created'

Of Villages, towns and small dorpies

Bokone Bophirima is focusing spending and development on smaller settlements

A tourist haven

Province aims to be in the top three destinations countrywide

North West pays tribute to Oliver Tambo

The province has launched awards inspired by the former ANC president

From bricks to WiFi

The North West Development Corporation is the government’s implementing agent

Press Releases

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

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

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