R2.4 Million of Free Training Offered to Entrepreneurs

A new R2.4 million initiative of the Seed Academy in South Africa just launched and is offering entrepreneurs training which is aimed at early stage tech entrepreneurs and female entrepreneurs. The training initiative is focused on increasing the participation of women in business in a country where they only make up 20% of active participants […]

Table Bay Boulevard to be Renamed FW De Klerk Boulevard

It has been confirmed that Table Bay Boulevard in Cape Town will be renamed FW de Klerk Boulevard to honour the former South African president who helped end Apartheid. Patricia de Lille, the mayor of the City of Cape Town, confirmed that the name change would go ahead.  The council will meet on the 28th […]

Energy Trends Point to a Solar-Powered South Africa

South African homeowners and businesses are increasingly opting for solar powered solutions in order to cut their dependence on Eskom and contribute to the growing alternative energy industry. Africa is one of the sunniest places on the Earth and South Africa has more than enough solar energy which we can harness so that we become […]

The Cape Minstrel Carnival Finally Takes Place

The annual minstrels’ parade was held on Saturday the 17th of January in Cape Town.  After numerous delays the carnival was placed back on track. The City of Cape Town and the Cultural and Carnival Committee were responsible for hosting and managing the event.  The City of Cape Town awarded R2 million to the committee […]

Gauteng’s Matrics Were the Top Performers in 2014

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced that Gauteng’s matrics were the top performers in 2014, making Gauteng the leading province according to last year’s matric results. Gauteng’s matrics achieved an 84.7% pass rate which is 8.9% above the 75.8% national average.  The national pass rate has dropped by 2.4% from last year’s 78.2%, and Gauteng’s […]