Unique crowdfunding platform pays students’ fees

From government gap-funding grants for ‘missing-middle’ students to the crowdfunding Feenix platform, South Africans are pulling together to support students on their tertiary journeys. In response to the spiralling costs of tertiary education, both public and private sector players have acted decisively to alleviate the financial pressures on students and their families. Standard Bank is…

BLSA appoints Tebele Makhetha as head of policy and legislation

11 October 2017, Business Leadership South Africa, the business body representing more than 70 of the country’s largest companies and multinationals, has appointed Ms Tebele Liteboho Makhetha (32) as its director for policy and legislation effective from November 1 this year. Ms Makhetha will be responsible for ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and regulations, policy development,…