features 6.10.2018 07:51 am

Brenda Kali, seeking to make companies more conscious

This inspiring woman plans to make upliftment a benchmark of business.

Brenda Kali’s Conscious Companies was a scribble on a page in the middle of the night after she had emerged from deep meditation. It set her on a journey to build conscious leadership capacity in a country bereft of it.

Brenda Kali, seeking to make companies more conscious
Brenda Kali, seeking to make companies more conscious

Brenda Kali, seeking to make companies more conscious

This inspiring woman plans to make upliftment a benchmark of business.

Man’s murder conviction overturned after he spends 12 years in prison
South Africa

Man’s murder conviction overturned after he spends 12 years in prison

Samuel Nndwambi and other victims of miscarriages of justice say they will never be able to forgive the state.
Born a firefighter, growing into a hero
South Africa

Born a firefighter, growing into a hero

‘If you love your job so much and you give it your all to the point where you are willing to get seriously hurt or die, it is a calling.’
Saved from her own demons, she now works to save others
South Africa

Saved from her own demons, she now works to save others

Working at the Khaya Centre has turned suicidal alcoholic Alemia Taaibos into a caregiver helping people suffering from or affected by HIV/Aids.
From face-lifts to lift-off: Redefining the future of executive air travel
South Africa

From face-lifts to lift-off: Redefining the future of executive air travel

Skin doctor to the stars Dr Reza Mia is taking executive jet travel a few leaps further with his Pegasus One – VBJ (vertical business jet).
Allan Foggitt – A man bitten by the travel bug
South Africa

Allan Foggitt – A man bitten by the travel bug

Allan Foggit made a huge success of his family’s cruise business, despite the Oceanos disaster, and now offers charter flights to the Maldives.
SA’s municipalities are increasingly drowning in their own human waste
South Africa

SA’s municipalities are increasingly drowning in their own human waste

SA is becoming an increasingly stinking and toxic mess due to ongoing sewage spills that are a symbol of years of bad governance.
Racing to the top in a macho world
South Africa

Racing to the top in a macho world

The meteoric rise of Keabetswe Molebaloa, Ford’s plant industrial engineering manager in Silverton, Pretoria, shows she is truly driven.
Swys de Bruin putting the roar into the Lions
South Africa

Swys de Bruin putting the roar into the Lions

Today will be a proud moment for the coach as he has the opportunity to deliver the Joburg franchise’s maiden Super Rugby title.
Kevin Anderson is winning over the doubters
South Africa

Kevin Anderson is winning over the doubters

Despite facing a steady trickle of criticism from South Africa, he lets his racket do the talking and it’s coming through loud and clear.
PICS: Keeping kids off the street and on the ball
South Africa

PICS: Keeping kids off the street and on the ball

Soccer gives the children something to focus on and keeps them away from gambling and drugs – but the initiative needs help to stay afloat.
Wanted: smooth justice for sexually abused little children
South Africa

Wanted: smooth justice for sexually abused little children

Activist Samantha Jo’s book ‘Mercy for Sexually Abused Children’ is a guide that will help victims of abuse through the complicated legal process.
Ruling their own kingdoms from their couch
features

Ruling their own kingdoms from their couch

Up to 200 micronations have proclaimed their independence but are not recognised by governments around the world.
A St John’s College Academy success story
South Africa

A St John’s College Academy success story

Freddy Kaniki went from arriving from the DRC as a baby and growing up in Berea to the academy, ultimately getting an honours degree in mining engineering.
How Bo-Kaap’s rising property prices are threatening a community
features

How Bo-Kaap’s rising property prices are threatening a community

But many of the neighbourhood’s cash-poor, asset-rich homeowners are resisting the temptation to sell.
Ramatlhodi – the fighter and reluctant leader working behind the scenes
South Africa

Ramatlhodi – the fighter and reluctant leader working behind the scenes

‘I never really wanted to be a leader; that is the reason I trained to be a soldier,’ says President Ramaphosa’s new special adviser.
Lauren Southern releases terrifying, controversial farm murders documentary
South Africa

Lauren Southern releases terrifying, controversial farm murders documentary

A new documentary is not for sensitive viewers, and is divisive, but it’s essential viewing for those looking to understand the issue better.
Recycling changing lives – and attitudes – in townships
South Africa

Recycling changing lives – and attitudes – in townships

The Masupatsela Women’s Cooperative has grown from five founders to creating awareness in over 600 households, schools and shopping complexes in Tembisa.
Single parents tell of their everyday struggles and pain
South Africa

Single parents tell of their everyday struggles and pain

‘I didn’t plan to be a single mother of two children, I don’t think anyone in their right mind would choose that…’
Islamist attacks threaten Mozambique’s hopes of gas-driven boom
South Africa

Islamist attacks threaten Mozambique’s hopes of gas-driven boom

Attacks by armed groups in the northern province of Cabo Delgado have killed at least 39 people and displaced more than 1 000 since May.
Ruda Landman and the power of storytelling
South Africa

Ruda Landman and the power of storytelling

Stories, not facts, change people’s minds or perspectives, the journalist and author says of her long career and new book.
Living under an upturned boat
South Africa

Living under an upturned boat

MS2, Vrygrond: five families live in three old bakkie canopies and a boat.
‘Slayer of monsters’ Retha Meintjies waves court farewell
South Africa

‘Slayer of monsters’ Retha Meintjies waves court farewell

The legal eagle who hunted down child and women abusers as well as killers is retiring as senior prosecutor after a career spanning 47 years.
Quest to keep the memory of Ahmed Timol alive
South Africa

Quest to keep the memory of Ahmed Timol alive

Political activist and author Imtiaz Cajee says it’s his calling to tell the story of his uncle Ahmed’s demise and provide his family with closure.
Project gives southern ground hornbills a helping hand
South Africa

Project gives southern ground hornbills a helping hand

The Mabula Ground Hornbill Project hand-rears second-hatch chicks and release them back into the wild.

 

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