Ted Talks

School your politician or face the fallout

In most cases the politician becomes so obsessed with power and corruption, the only sane thing to do is chain them and spray them with cold water
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Spreading Soweto’s inpiration at TEDx

Interest in TEDx Soweto - now in its fourth year - is growing, but organisers say it could be even bigger.

Connect with beautiful minds

Once, seeing the great thinkers explain their ideas was the privilege of city dwellers with time and money. Nowadays an internet connection will do.

Live Stream: TEDx holds Jo’burg talks

The popular internet discussion forum TEDx has hit Jo'burg, and includes speakers Yusuf Abramjee, Richard Turere and Mandi Poefficient Vundla.

Jaden reveals Will Smith’s TED Talks obsession

During a father-and-son interview with Will and Jaden Smith, Smith junior has revealed that Will watched hours and hours of the talks online.

M&G’s Trevor Ncube impresses with TEDx Talk

Zimbabwe-born, Africa media heavyweight Trevor Ncube has said in his TEDx Talk that "life is unconventional, and we need to embrace it".

TED Talks: ‘The Academy Awards for smart people’

A week of TED Talks ranging from animal necrophilia to fighting poverty has ended, and the inspiring talks are now spreading across the globe.

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Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs