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Africa's Prospects Remain Positive

4/23/2018
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Africa Business Radio — As we wrap up economic and business activities in Africa in the past week, the continent's most active economies have to take the strides to attract investments and investors into their countries and regions. London was the hype of active with the Nairobi Stock Exchange taking a lead with Memorandum of Understanding being signed and the National Oil Corporation pursuing a dual listing in Nairobi and London Stock Exchange. According to IMF and World Bank recent...

Duration:01:05:18

Cryptocurrency Regulations in The Spotlight and Satellites Tracking Threatens Privacy

4/23/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Kanti Simmons kickstarts the show by telling us how we can get over our mess and claim victory over our challenges in our everyday life. In our top tech news segment, we talk about Satellites that track your every movement, the US wanting to regulate cryptocurrencies and how Blockchain is being used in the food stalls industry in Kenya. We end off the show with an Interview by Nation Builder Executive Director, Keri-Leigh Paschal, who unpacks her social...

Duration:01:02:32

Young Adult Portuguese Society South Africa - Sonia Egas

4/19/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Starting as a social-cultural group of 11 close family friends in 2008, YAPS has flourished into an established NPO catering to the cultural, educational and social development and strengthening of the Portuguese culture. Our roots are in Portugal but our branches stretch throughout South Africa. Africa Business Radio

Duration:00:04:52

Robin Banks Shares Best Advice on Mind Power

4/19/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Robin Banks is one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject of Mind Power and Personal Mastery. He is a highly sought-after international speaker and has spoken to CEO and Senior Management from global Fortune 500 companies. He has dedicated his life to the transformation of global consciousness and his ultimate desire is to empower people to take charge of their lives and create a brighter future for themselves, their community, their country and the...

Duration:00:02:21

Allon Raiz Shares Best Advice on Entrepreneurship

4/19/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Allon Raiz is regarded both locally and globally as a pioneer and maverick in the business-incubation industry. He is the founder and CEO of Raizcorp which, according to The Economist, is the only genuine incubator in Africa and which currently supports over 500 businesses. Allon is the author of two best-selling entrepreneurial books – Lose the Business Plan and What to Do When You Want to Give Up. He hosted the first national radio show on entrepreneurship in...

Duration:00:02:15

Spotlight on Racism And Ethnic Discrimination in The Workplace

4/18/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Could racism in the workplace lose you more than just your job? This Week on HR Wired, we shine the spotlight on racism/ethnic discrimination in the workplace; on our productivity segment, we examine if employees are still seen as production line machines; We look at HIV/AIDS Workplace Rules and ended off with Where you draw the line when it comes to recruitment. Racial or ethnic discrimination in the workplace can rear its ugly head in a variety of forms, some of...

Duration:01:30:03

The Need For A Responsive Web-Platform For Brand Development - Mpho/Fred

4/18/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Today we look at the concept and the reasons your company desperately needs a responsive website tool. You might have heard the term responsive web design or responsive website before, which is gaining popularity these days. A responsive website is said to be one that makes use of page elements such as flexible images, flexible layouts, and cascading style sheet media queries. Such site has the capability of automatically detecting the user’s device and adjusting...

Duration:01:01:21

SAIPA's Role in Developing Public Sector Accounting in South Africa - Professor Rashied Small

4/18/2018
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Africa Business Radio — SAIPA's Education, Training, and Membership Executive, Professor Rashied Small to talk about SAIPA in the public sector accounting in South Africa and what SAIPA is doing in terms of education, policy &Regulations and generally ensuring accountability within the South African public sector. Africa Business Radio

Duration:00:09:38

Africa reignites on its Business Vision

4/17/2018
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Africa Business Radio — This week on the Africa Business Report, Africa reignites its vision and mission of being an economically active business destination. The standard bank has opened its first office in Cote'd Ivoire to serve the francophone region. Google is releasing an app for Africa to alleviate the slow internet connections that hinder business and entrepreneurial growth and also delve into innovative start-ups across the continent that recently got attention from the Bill and...

Duration:01:06:23

South African Revenue Services To Impose Taxes on Bitcoin - Etienne Retief

4/16/2018
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Africa Business Radio — In a statement recently released by The South African Revenue Service (SARS), "normal income tax rules" will continue to apply and taxpayers must declare profits or losses on any cryptocurrency dealings. The onus is on taxpayers to declare all cryptocurrency-related taxable income in the tax year in which it is received or accrued. Failure to do so could result in interest and penalties. Gains or losses in relation to cryptocurrencies can broadly be categorized...

Duration:00:16:46

Disruptive Blended Finance For Economic Developmental Agenda in Africa

4/16/2018
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Africa Business Radio — In conversation with Alvin Liew, COO - Monash South Africa and Andre Kruger Project Manager, Africa Investment and Integration Desk (AVID); on blended finance – an innovative tool which has been regarded as a disruptor within the financial services industry with regard to its complementary use of grant loans as well as a mixture of non-grant capital available in order to obtain the development needs and objectives that we have on the Africa continent – All whilst...

Duration:00:57:32

Best Advice Ever in Business And Life - Allon Raiz/Robin Banks/Michael Jackson

4/13/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Organized by The South African Portuguese Chamber of Commerce, three international legends in the fields of Mind Power, Change, Growth, and Entrepreneurship came together in one venue to share their best advice ever in business and life generally. Allon Raiz is regarded both locally and globally as a pioneer and maverick in the business incubation industry. He is the founder and CEO of Raizcorp which, according to The Economist, is the only genuine incubator in...

Duration:01:37:11

Retrenchment, The Duty To Consult - Ivan Israelstam

4/12/2018
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Africa Business Radio — When an employer contemplates retrenching employees it is required by the Labour Relations Act (LRA) to first consult about this prospect before making any decision to retrench. Where the relevant employees belong to a trade union the employer is required to consult with that union on a number of issues, the most important of which is any means of avoiding job losses. Should the employer choose not to engage in proper pre-retrenchment consultations and the employees...

Duration:00:21:27

Are Robots Stealing Our Jobs? - Brian Timperley

4/12/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Gavin and Brian discuss misconception about robots stealing our jobs. Brian Timperley is the managing director and co-founder of Turrito Networks, a business he started in 2010 alongside his business partner, Louis Jardim. In his role at Turrito Networks, Brian is responsible for identifying, developing and directing business strategy as well as cultivating the company's reputation in the market. We’ve seen it in the Industrial Revolution, where machines replaced...

Duration:00:16:03

Skills Training For Employees - Companies Win When Staff Win

4/12/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Gavin speaks to Deon on the importance of employees training and how can your business maximize the advantages that it offers. Local companies are caught between a rock and hard place as many are not in a position to create new jobs, and haven’t closed the skills gap with the staff they already have. Some of the talking points: • The challenge of creating new jobs while there is still a skills gap in your workforce • Benefits of aiding in creating employment such as...

Duration:00:09:51

Non-Compliant Tax Practitioners - Faith Ngwenya

4/12/2018
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Africa Business Radio — The disturbing trend where tax practitioners themselves fail to be tax compliant has been brought to the notice of The South African Revenue Services Faith Ngwenya joins is the technical executive at the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (Saipa), she joins Nqobani Mzizi on business today in Africa to shed more lights; she said while there were suggestions that non-compliance was quite widespread, RCBs were not currently in a position to verify...

Duration:00:13:37

Television Advertising For Your Brand

4/11/2018
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Africa Business Radio — According to a recent study by Ball State University on the media consumption habits of average Americans, despite the Internet’s steady rise in popularity over the last few years, television remains the dominant medium in most U.S. households. On average, the general population spends over four and a half hours a day in front of the tube, making TV watching one of the most common modern leisure activities. Is it any wonder then that television advertising is also...

Duration:00:57:47

Constance Cejuma Talks Finding Investment For Film in Hollywood

4/11/2018
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Africa Business Radio — This week the business of entertainment looks at Runtown's 'telenovela' type label deal gone bad, Mo Abudu makes a major power move with Sony Pictures and we chat to award-winning Cameroon American actress and producer, fresh off her role in Black Panther, Constance Ejuma on the value proposition for a film in Hollywood.

Duration:01:06:18

Africa Business Report Week Ended 6th April, 2018 - Dipolelo Moime.

4/9/2018
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Africa Business Radio — As we go live on Africa Business Radio tonight we focus our attention on: - The first most advanced robot and artificially intelligent robot to be granted citizenship in Egypt. - Tanzania upgrading its port operations to boost economy and trade relations across the region. - A delisting of Golden Web and Transaction Solutions from the Ghana Stock Exchange. - On the Business Talk, we touch base with Mr. John Lupemba, Director of Warnercom in Tanzania. - And putting...

Duration:01:02:21

Tesla in a PR Nightmare and 3D-Printed Houses Are Here

4/9/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Make sure you use your time wisely and do things that matter. That’s the topic of our motivational session today. MTN Zambia is heating up the telecoms space with mobile kiosks and, we cover start-ups developing 3-D rockets and homes then sad news from the YouTube headquarters. Our slot on Monday has changed from 12pm-1pm to 2pm-3pm. We will have a new co-host on Monday and exciting developments for Thursday. Take a Byte into the Future! Africa Business Radio

Duration:01:02:43

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