International Equal Pay Day, the most ludicrous day of all by Onyi Nwaneri

International Equal Pay Day, the most ludicrous day of all by Onyi Nwaneri Today is International Equal Pay Day, the most ludicrous day on the global calendar. How can it be that, in the year 2020, people continue to earn more because of their gender?...
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Women in Business Series: Nontokozo Nene

Women in Business Series: Nontokozo Nene As one of our board members, Nontokozo Nene is part of the Afrika Tikkun Services family. As the CEO of FI Consulting which provides B-BBEE advisory services for a range of sectors, Nontokozo has keen insight into what it...
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Women in Business Series: Logamal Ramiah

Women in Business Series: Logamal Ramiah Logamal Ramiah is the Group Chief Financial Officer at Optimi Learning, an organisation providing accessible learning solutions for individuals, corporates and the public sector. Logamal encourages women to be courageous and step forward in order to make a difference....
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Mpho Cheryl Mudziwa and this is my story

Mpho Cheryl Mudziwa and this is my story. My name is Mpho Cheryl Mudziwa (25), and I am a member of Alexandra’s Afrika Tikkun centre Career Development Programme (CDP) Work Readiness Program. Months ago, I was unemployed and hopeless after just completing my studies. I...
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Serving up the best: Ndalamo’s wins event

Ndalamo’s events company wins big at the 2020 Business Summit Ndalamo Tshishonga could not have dreamt that her eagerness to plan events for her family and friends could have developed into a thriving career. The 27-year-old, originally from Limpopo, would happily take responsibility for planning...
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Women in Business Series: Jayshree Naidoo

Women in Business Series: Jayshree Naidoo Jayshree Naidoo is a thought-leader, entrepreneur, cancer-survivor and CEO of YIEDI, a company focusing on innovation, entrepreneurship and digital solutions. In 2020, Jayshree was identified as one of the Top 500 African Doers by Tropics Magazine. We value her...
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Women in Business Series: Adele Naidoo

Women in Business Series: Adele Naidoo Adele Naidoo is Head of Human Resources at JoJo, a company producing safe water and storage tank solutions. Adele offers tips on how to truly level the playing field for women to climb the career ladder. She also shares...
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Women in Business Series: Natalie Knight

Women in Business Series: Natalie Knight collector and documenter of Ndebele and Shangaan art, admitted attorney, curator of We Love Mandela exhibition at South Africa House, London in 2013 Are you satisfied with South Africa’s efforts in regards to empowering and promoting female artists? I...
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Women in Business Series: Nthabiseng Thaba

Women in Business Series: Nthabiseng Thaba Nthabiseng Thaba says we must be willing to learn from the bottom up and get our hands dirty. As the HR Business Partner at Leroy Merlin, she’s the perfect person to give advice on career development. She talks to...
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Lebohang Mkhwanazi Wins Big

Lebohang Mkhwanazi Wins Big at The Annual Afrika Tikkun Services Alumni Business Summit 2020 That three of the four top spots at the Annual Alumni Business Summit 2020 were snapped up by women, aligns perfectly with Afrika Tikkun Services’ month-long celebration of women’s achievements in...
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Women in Business Series: Sue-Ann Huyser

Women in Business Series: Sue-Ann Huyser As a General Manager of Synthesis, a solutions-drive tech company, Sue-Ann Huyser is making waves in a traditionally male-dominated industry. We chatted to her about cracking the proverbial glass ceiling.Does being a woman influence the way you lead in...
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ORIEL CAMPBELL

ADVANCED DIPLOMA MULTIMEDIA My name is Oriel Campbell and I am an Advanced Diploma Multimedia Technology Student at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) for 2020.During this trying time of the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is anxious and unsure of what tomorrow might bring. But...
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Generation Unlimited

Generation Unlimited’ expands digital learning and work skills opportunities for young people in South Africa UNICEF, UNDP, Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, Future Africa at University of Pretoria, SuperSport Let’s Play, Afrika Tikkun join forces with young people to reimagine a better future post COVID-19. PRETORIA,...
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Youth Skills & Empowerment

Acknowledging the significance of technology for youth skills development By Onyi Nwaneri, CEO of Afrika Tikkun Services Strategically recognising the importance of youth skills development, World Youth Skills Day this July highlights just how important skills development is – not just for tomorrow’s future leaders,...
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AFRIKA TIKKUN & UNICEF

Over the past few weeks we have been privileged to form part of the YoMobi Initiative where we were able to experience and learn about diversity, customer service and community service. The week-long training equipped us with the necessary skills, confidence and entrepreneurial knowledge to...
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Bongani’s story

My name is Bongani Patrick Ndlovu, a 27-year-old from Soshanguve, Pretoria. Being unable to find a job and dropping out of university and college, I found myself having stress, anxiety and facing depression. I then decided to move to Johannesburg to look for job or...
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ATS Work Readiness Program 2020 Graduates on the Programme:

The Work Readiness Programme empowered us to not only focus on getting a job but also on the skills needed to survive in life. Growing up, we were under the illusion that all we needed to be successful was an academic degree. This, we thought, would...
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Onyi Nwaneri chats to SAFM’s Songezo Mabece

Listen to our CEO in discussion with Songezo Mabece on SAFM’s ViewPoint. In it, Onyi charts some of the innovative changes the organisation has been making for young people during the COVID-19 pandemic. 8 June 2020.   To have a listen click the link below. Click...
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Nontokozo Mtshali’s story

There’s an author that once said, “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement and I say that is true. By name I am Nontokozo and respond to the surname Mtshali. An ordinary young girl from a location where shattered souls yearn for a normal...
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Nhlanhla Gxaleka’s story

Nhlanhla Gxaleka, entrepreneur and winner in our 2019 Annual Business Summit, Existing Business Category, offers his tips on how to increase your chances of winning in this year’s competition. As a young boy growing up in Orange Farm and accompanying his grandfather on numerous construction...
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