Business Buzz

WITS RADIO ACADEMY  |  Podcast , ±50 min episodes every 1 week, 3 days  |  Broadcast schedule  | 
Business Buzz is a weekly business show that enlightens young adults about the financial world, with regular updates and interviews on business topics. This is a business show with a difference as all topics are relevant to students with the aim of simplifying the complex nature of the business world.

The show is presented by Mudiwa “Mobb Justice” Gavaza. Our producer is Glory Mabuza and executive producer is Simbarashe Honde, and technical production is done by Kutlwano Gwinch Serame.

The Wits Radio Academy produces Business Buzz, which is broadcast on Voice of Wits 88.1, as well as Rhodes Music Radio and other community radio stations. It is also podcast on wits.journalism.co.za/business.

The Business Buzz is proudly sponsored by ABSA.

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15
NOV

Business Buzz - Money Saving Tips for Festive Season

We talk to Zanele Kunene on The Business Wrap who gives us more insight on the latest business news.

On the main topic, we have Bright Khumalo, an analyst and portfolio manager at Vestact Asset Management who talks to us about his money-saving philosophies and 10c challenge.

Later on, we talk to Irvin Tshimane, New Strategic Markets Manager at Liberty, about some money saving strategies for the upcoming Black Friday and holiday season.
08
NOV

Business Buzz - SA Investment Conference

We talk to Lebo Phasha on The Business Wrap who gives us more insight on the latest business and economic news. The Head of Business Intelligence at the Investment Agency (Gauteng), Muzi Mathema and Ndumiso Hadebe, an Economist and Director of Pax Africana Holdings (Pty) Ltd talk to us more about the SA Investment Conference and its impact on economic activity.
01
NOV

Business Buzz - Brand New Heavy - Kedibone and Kekeletso Tsiloane

On the latest business news, we talk about the SA Midterm Budget, unemployment rate, and the upcoming Black Friday. Lebo Phasha gives us more insight on The Business Wrap.

On the main topic, we have a Brand New Heavy feature where we profile a young person in SA below 35 years who are doing the things in their industry.

This October features a duo, Kedibone and Kekeletso Tsiloane who are the founders of Ramtsilo, a company that manufactures stock and maxi bricks from recycled plastics, sand, and proprietary additives.
25
OCT

Business Buzz - Property Stokvels

On the latest business news, we talk about the SA inflation rate, Google and Moody’s rating agency return. Lebo Phasha gives us more insight into The Business Wrap.

On the main topic, we talk to Priscilla, a Bsc Property Studies graduate, co-founder of the Youth in Property Association and the secretary-general of the New Era Property Investment company.

Later on, we talk to Lebo Ratema the founder of a property stokvel all about the dynamics and the systems behind property Stokvels.
18
OCT

Business Buzz - The politics of Credit Rating Agencies

We talk to Zanele Kunene on The Business Wrap who gives us more insight into the latest business and economic news.

Siphamandla Mkhwananzi, a Senior FNB Economist talks to us about the nature and role of these rating agencies. Later on, in the show, Dr. Misheck Mutize, a Finance and Investment Researcher, talks more about the discontentment from African leaders around these Credit Rating Agencies.
11
OCT

Business Buzz - Wealth Tax

We talk to Zanele Kunene on The Business Wrap who gives us more insight on the latest business news.

On the main topic, we talk about wealth tax and its impacts on the economy. We talk to Isaac Matshego, an economist from Nedbank and Dr. Basani Baloyi and Oxfam Fellow, who will engage us on the ethical considerations of this issue.
27
SEP

Business Buzz - Brand New Heavy - Khanyisile Madonko

On the latest business news, we talk about the inflation rate, the bank strike and the government’s plans to raise the Eurobond. Lebo Phasha gives us more insight into The Business Wrap.

On the main topic, we have a Brand New Heavy feature where we profile a young person in SA below 35 years who is doing the things in their industry.

This September features Forbes 30 under 30 serial entrepreneur, Khanyisile Madonko, the Executive Director of Sakhile Madonko Enterprises a venture creation company with an interest in consulting, Food & Beverage Sector as well as Agriculture.
20
SEP

Business Buzz - The State of the African Economy and free Trade Zones

Regional economic integration is in focus for this edition of the Business Buzz. Our financial expert Zanele Kunene from BDO SA gives us a round of the week’s top business news and in the Buffalo Index, we look at what your R100 can do for you in the African dashiki market.

Our main topic is around what it would take to create a pan-African economic block similar to the European Union and have better trade conditions on the continent.
Xhanti Payi, an economist and director at Nascence Advisory walks us through progress made on this front and some of the challenges still facing the continent’s efforts for regional integration.
27
AUG

Business Buzz - Procter & Gamble

We talk to Ken Swettenham on The Business Wrap who gives more insight on the latest business news. On the main topic, we chat to Zibuyele Rala an HR Associate Manager at P&G and Jeanne du Plessis, the Corporate Affairs & Citizenship Leader at P&G. They talk to us about what exactly they do at Proctor and gamble and the opportunities available.
27
AUG

Business Buzz - Wits Entrepreneurship Week

On the latest business news, we talk about the president’s stimulus plan, Huawei and Global recession, Lebo Phasha gives us more insight on The Business Wrap. On the main topic, we talk to Selekanye Seribe, a social scientist and entrepreneur about her business idea and Wits Entrepreneurship week. We also talk to Yandisa Hene, the Chief Innovation Officer at Yanda Innovation Consultants about potentiating your business idea.
20
AUG

Business Buzz - Brand New Heavy - Musa Maluleke

We talk to Zanele Kunene on The Business Wrap who gives more insight on the latest business news. On the main topic, we have a Brand New Heavy feature where we profile a young person in SA below 35 years who is doing the things in their industry. This April features Musa Maluleka who is a Wits student and founder of the football boot ‘’disktjie’’.
20
AUG

Business Buzz - Pre-Election Economics

We talk to Ken Swettenham on The Business Wrap who gives more insight on the latest business news. On the main topic, we talk about the upcoming elections on the 8th of May. We talk to Paul Berkowitz an economist, researcher & consultant and also Mr Dawie Roodt who is an Economist and Director at Efficient Group about the possible effects that the elections will have on the economy and investments.

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