Change Your Game.

CHANNEL AFRICA  |  Podcast , ±54 min episodes every 6 days  | 
At Change your Game, we believe entrepreneurs are the key drivers of tomorrows’ African innovations and essential to creating a thriving African economy. As an authentic voice across the African continent, we cover the latest issues and insights affecting entrepreneurs and bring together credible, unique and authoritative voices in the world of entrepreneurship as well as providing peer-to-peer opportunities to engage and understand the challenges and success of African entrepreneurs.

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19
JUL

Change Your Game

This week on the show we spoke to Khethiwe Nkuna the Head of Corporate Citizenship and Inclusion and Diversity Lead for Accenture in Africa about their partnership with Future Azania in hosting a hackathon for learners from Alex, Diepsloot and Olivenhout townships in South Africa ,as part of Mandela month commemoration.

We found out more about the FNB Creative Coffee Week 2019, hosted last month in Durban, a coastal city in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province.

We spoke to Colin Stevens, Community Relations Officer from the FSCA about the launch of the 2019 edition of the FSCA Financial Literacy Speech Competition in South Africa’s Gauteng province.

Lastly, Cosmetologist and businesswoman Dr Leticia Kuda Mupawose, who is also the founder of Feso hair product.
12
JUL

Change your game

* Pearl Maphumulo, founding Managing Director of the Business Development Agency (BDA), and she was at the Youth Symposium in N’Djamena, Chad about the
* African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM),hosting it’s First International Youth Symposium with the government of the Republic of Chad.
* Kgatile Nkala TETA Coporate Service Manager about this year South Africa’s Transport Education Training Authority (TETA ) Women in Transport Summit.
* Lata Ngoasheng, a young entrepreneur and the founder of , Leano Ngoasheng (LN WINES).
* Dr Theo Mothoa-Frendo, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Uso the only locally manufactured luxe skincare brand in South Africa developed specifically for darker skin tones. She heads a company called African Dermal Science which makes the skin care line.
* Bheki Kunene the founder of Mind Trix Media, who says managing a fast-growing business and its people was a challenge starting out.
* Noxolo Kahlana who is Head of Mintirho Foundation about the Mintirho Foundation..
* Matome Malatjie the Chief Executive Officer at Hya Matla technology.
05
JUL

SA’s first podcast production house

The Stellar Effect (TSE), South Africa’s first dedicated podcast production house, has opened its doors in Cape Town. Extending beyond the technical side to offer a full suite of podcast services including strategy, copy writing, scripting, jingle creation and graphic design is what uniquely positions TSE in the local market. We speak to by Carol Williams, TSE co-founder and creative director
05
JUL

FORBES AFRICA 30 Under 30 list

The fifth annual FORBES AFRICA 30 Under 30 list, was released in a Special Issue of FORBES AFRICA for July this year. The issue features 120 young African change-makers for the first time, increasing from 90 the previous year; with 30 finalists in each of the four categories – business, technology, creatives and sport. Nombuyiselo Tango attended the event and filed a report and we also speak to 28 year old Henry Amponsah, a designer from Ghana who is also featured on the annual Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list
05
JUL

Profile of Sheldon Tatchell

Sheldon Tatchell has brought a new meaning to haircuts with his legendary brand ( Legends Barber) Shop also known as TLB. The establishment has been rated the number one barber shop in South Africa.
05
JUL

FEENIX Bursary – crowdfunding platform

Corporate South Africa and individuals are making a positive difference to the country's student funding crisis, by sponsoring tertiary studies and offering workplace learning. In the two years since they started operating, the crowdfunding platform Feenix says it has been able to raise in excess of R25m which was used to support 900 students. To hear more we chat to Leena de Beer the Chief operating Officer at Feenix
05
JUL

5th edition of the ‘Global Business Forum (GBF) on Africa’ on November 18th-19th 2019 in Dubai

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Dubai Chamber) has announced its plans to host the fifth edition of the ‘Global Business Forum (GBF) on Africa’ on November 18th-19th 2019 in Dubai. Under the theme “Scale Up Africa”, GBF Africa 2019 will bring together African and United Arab Emirates (UAE) government and business leaders to explore paths of economic cooperation and facilitate mutual trade and investment flows. We speak to by Natalia Scyheva the Dubai Chamber Spokesperson
05
JUL

Young CSIR scientists urge youth to be open-minded about 4IR and seize opportunities

Young researchers at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) are working on ambitious technological plans as the world adjusts to the fourth industrial revolution(4IR). Researchers at the CSIR are at the forefront of cutting-edge research related to the 4IR technologies aimed at improving the quality of life of the country’s citizens. Lindelwe Manqele a CSIR Researcher tells us more about opportunities available and future skills required by young people to thrive in the rise of the 4IR
05
JUL

Understanding the Gig Economy

The number of people rendering professional services on a temporary basis, has increased significantly in South Africa. Statistics SA estimates that between 2017 and 2018, temporary employment rose from 2.6 million to 3.9 million. This so-called “gig economy” is increasingly attracting professionals, from copywriters to financial consultants. To understand what “gig economy,” we speak to Jeremy Lang the Regional General Manager at Business Partners Limited
28
JUN

Change your Game

This week on the show we spoke to Sam Opar, an Independent Consultant in the Renewable Energy sector, with a mandate to identify needs for large power users such as industries, hotels, commercial buildings, schools, malls etc.

Irene Ochem, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of African Woman Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) about Africa’s first online platform #VALUE4HERConnect network launched by the The technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation in partnership with AWIEF..

Zweli Mnisi, Head of Media Relations and Stakeholder Engagement at Nestlé South Africa about Nestlé launching a Research and Development (R&D) innovation challenge in South Africa as part of the company’s efforts to contribute to the local innovation ecosystem.

Thokozani Miya founder & Co-owner of Neo Aviation, Premium Air Taxi based in Lanseria International Airport,South Africa.

Nonhlanhla Joye the founder of Umgibe farming organics based in the Kwazulu Natal Province, South Africa.

And Chairperson of the South African Innovation Summit, Audrey Vehaeghe about the ANDZA Entrepreneur, a competition which will offer SA’s top entrepreneurs the chance to be considered for R10 million in investment funding and acceleration.
21
JUN

Change your Game

This week on the show we spoke to Paul Modjadji the Co-founder of Breaking Down Borders Africa Youth Summit about the Breaking Down Borders Africa Youth Summit, a pan-African annual conference for youth leaders from across the continent recently held on the (23-24 May) in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Khulekani Mathe the Head of Financial Inclusion at the Banking Association- Child and Youth Finance International Summit held under the banner of “Economic Citizenship and Employment: A Future for All”.

Felleng Yende, Chief Executive Officer of the Fibre Processing and Manufacturing Sector Education and Training Authority (FP&M SETA) - Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETA) and the huge responsibility it has in addressing the triple challenges of unemployment, poverty alleviation and rural development.

Errol Freeman, Lulaway Marketing Director -the first speed-dating event to match entrepreneurs with potential employees held at Lulaway in Sandton, Johannesburg.

Philippa Rodseth, Executive Director, Manufacturing Circle- Unpacking where African Manufacturers would be without Governmental Financing and Incentives.

Profile: Martin Masitise founded Mohlalefi Engineering in 2017. Born and bred in Orange Farm, after matriculating with distinction, Martin had no funds to further his studies and wrote to a popular SA television show at the time called Zola 7, to ask for a bursary to study Engineering.
21
JUN

Change Your Game

This week on the show we spoke to Paul Modjadji the Co-founder of Breaking Down Borders Africa Youth Summit about the Breaking Down Borders Africa Youth Summit, a pan-African annual conference for youth leaders from across the continent recently held on the (23-24 May) in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Khulekani Mathe the Head of Financial Inclusion at the Banking Association- Child and Youth Finance International Summit held under the banner of “Economic Citizenship and Employment: A Future for All”.

Felleng Yende, Chief Executive Officer of the Fibre Processing and Manufacturing Sector Education and Training Authority (FP&M SETA) - Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETA) and the huge responsibility it has in addressing the triple challenges of unemployment, poverty alleviation and rural development.

Errol Freeman, Lulaway Marketing Director -the first speed-dating event to match entrepreneurs with potential employees held at Lulaway in Sandton, Johannesburg.

Philippa Rodseth, Executive Director, Manufacturing Circle- Unpacking where African Manufacturers would be without Governmental Financing and Incentives.

Profile: Martin Masitise founded Mohlalefi Engineering in 2017. Born and bred in Orange Farm, after matriculating with distinction, Martin had no funds to further his studies and wrote to a popular SA television show at the time called Zola 7, to ask for a bursary to study Engineering.

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