Business Buzz

WITS RADIO ACADEMY  |  Podcast , ±51 min episodes every 1 week, 4 days  |  Broadcast schedule  | 
Business Buzz is a weekly business show aimed at educating and enlightening young adults on financial literacy, with regular updates and interviews on business and entrepreneurship topics. The topics are tailored to resonate with young adults providing simplified answers to complex questions of the business world.

The show is presented by Mudiwa “Mobb Justice” Gavaza and produced by Glory Mabuza, Slindele Msibi and Ntando Ximba. Simbarashe “Simba” Honde is the executive producer, with Kutlwano “Gwinch” Serame as the Technical Producer.

Furthermore, Business Buzz is proudly produced under The Wits Radio Academy, for VOW FM and also syndicated to 5 other community and campus radio stations across the country. It is also podcast on www.wits.journalism.co.za/business

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12
MAR

Business Buzz - Vaccination Policies for the Workplace

We talk to Lebo Phasha, our residential business expert, on The Business Wrap about the latest business news. The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get you. On the main topic, we chat about vaccination in the workplace. We speak to Patronella Ngcobo, an HR Practitioner and Managing Director at Changed Managed Services, about some of the HR policies around vaccinations in the workplace. Later on, we speak to Oritonda Rambuda, Attorney at Rambuda and Associates Inc about the various labour laws and some of the legal rights that employees have in the workplace.
26
FEB

Business Buzz - Brand New Heavy: Sean Sanders

On the latest business news, we look into an analysis of the Budget Speech,Vusi Maupa from the National Treasury, gives us more insights on the Business Wrap. The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get you. The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19 and this week, Tsholofelo Moeketsane, the Operator of a kitchen called Tsholo M, speaks about launching a business in a pandemic and some of the factors that influenced her creativity in the business. The last Thursday of the month is when we take time to celebrate a young person in SA, 35 years and below doing great things in their industry, business or profession. Our Brand New Heavy for February 2021 is Sean Sanders, the CEO of Revix, a South African cryptocurrency smart investment platform that allows individuals to invest in cryptocurrencies and make a profit.
19
FEB

Business Buzz - Cryptocurrency

We talk to Lebo Phasha, our residential business expert, on The Business Wrap about the latest business news. The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get you in Bitcoin and Dogecoin. The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19, and this week features Dasyin Thaver, the Director of Supabrands. He speaks about his motivation behind starting a business under lockdown. On the main topic, we talk about Cryptocurrency, what it is and what the future holds it. We speak to Sean Sanders,CEO of Revix, about the state of Cryptocurrency in SA and the work that Revix does in the space. Later on, we speak to Marius Reitz, the General Manager at Luno Africa about the Luno platforma and the role of Blockchain technology in enabling Cryptocurrency.
12
FEB

Business Buzz - Insurance Premiums

We talk to Zanele Kunene, our residential financial expert, on The Business Wrap about the latest business news.
The Buffalo Index looks at the state of the R100 note in the form of insurance claims in the short-term insurance industry.

On the main topic, we talk about the importance of insurance and insurance premiums. We speak to Stealthy (anonymous), the founder of Stealthy Wealth, about the importance of having an insurance policy and finding the best deal.
Later on, we speak to Wendy Knowler, an expert Consumer Journalist about the implications of skipping insurance payments, insurance disputes and consumer rights.
06
FEB

Business Buzz - Investing In The Stock

On the latest business news, we talk about the lifting of the lockdown restrictions, fuel price increases and we look into the upcoming national budget.
Ken Swettenham, our residential business expert, gives us more insights on the Business Wrap.
The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get you in online stock investing courses.
The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19, and this week features Ntwanano Godi, Director of Ntwanano Group, which produces gin and wine. He speaks about running a distillery business and some of the challenges that the restrictions have imposed.

On the main topic, we talk about investing in the stock market. We speak to Warren Ingram, Co-founder of Galileo Capital, about how to get started with investing in the stock market. Later on, we speak to Simon Brown, founder of Just One Lap, about what to invest in.
11
DEC
2020

Business Buzz - Year End: Covid Business Watch Show

On the latest business news, we speak about insurers being hit hard by COVID, the boom of take-aways, and clicks possibly offering vaccinations.
Lebo Phasha, our residential business expert, gives us more insights on the Business Wrap.
The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get you.

It's the last show of the year and we decided to engage with our listeners and people running businesses through a COVID business watch year end special. The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19, and this week features multiple businesses.
We speak to Primrose Marote (founder of Guardian Health), Sizwe Khumalo (Founder of Chucks Service - Kasi Food Delivery Service), Mamorei Nyama (Founder of Luxe suits), Nombuso Manana and Lindokuhle Mahlangu (Founders of Edit Aid). Lastly, later on in the show we hear from Elizabeth Ngorima (Marketing Manager of Betty B Gifts), Fundiswa Mashabane ( founder of Fundi and Jem - People Centered Communication), Nokuthula Mabena (Founder of Glamour Bar ZA) and Gugulethu Ndwandwe (founder of GVN Global Pty (LTD).
04
DEC
2020

Business Buzz - Financial Planning (For The Festive Season And New Year)

Mudiwa Gavaza, gives insights into the latest business news on the Business Wrap.
The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get you in top selling business books.
The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19 and this week, Sthandiwe Msomi the co-founder of The Finance Gym company speaks about her online financial literacy platform that was started during the pandemic.

On the main topic, we talk about Financial budgeting for year end bonuses. We speak to Zanele Kunene, Financial Advisor at BDO about drafting a budget and financial planning. Later on, we speak to Nthuthuko Shezi, Founder of Livestock Wealth, about his livestock crowdfunding and investment platform that people can invest through.
27
NOV
2020

Business Buzz - Brand New Heavy: Ike Lekgoro

On the latest business news, we speak about consumer inflation and the ratings downgrade. Ken Swettenham, our business expert, gives us more insights on the Business Wrap.
The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get you in handcrafted shoes, leather belts, bags and wallets.
The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19 and this week, Kelaotswe Nicky Ditabo, the Operator of Diatla Trans Solutions, speaks about how the transporting business has been affected by the pandemic.

The last Thursday of the month is when we take time to celebrate a young person in SA, 35 years and below doing great things in their industry, business or profession. Our Brand New Heavy for November 2020 is Ike Lekgoro, the Founder and CEO of Tlotlego Handcraft, which designs and handcrafts shoes, handbags, wallets, watch straps and belts. He shares more about his journey, manufacturing and his proudest moments.
20
NOV
2020

Business Buzz - Financial Budgeting (For Your Year End Bonus)

On the latest business news, we speak about Naspers investment in Edtech start-up, Checkers and Starbucks’ partnership, and the Tesla stock rally. Lebo Phasha, our residential business expert, gives us more insights on the Business Wrap.
The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get you.
The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19, and this week features Betty Makhaya, the co-founder of B&E consulting, an entrepreneurial hub that provides consulting,accounting and business solutions to businesses.

On the main topic, we talk about Financial budgeting for year end bonuses. We speak to Zanele Kunene, Financial Advisor at BDO about drafting a budget and financial planning. Later on, we speak to Nthuthuko Shezi, Founder of Livestock Wealth, about his livestock crowdfunding and investment platform that people can invest through.
13
NOV
2020

Business Buzz - Tourism during Covid-19

On the latest business news, we talk about the employment statistics and the President’s speech. Ken Swettenham, our business expert, gives us more insights on the Business Wrap.
The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get you in holiday accommodation in Cape Town.
The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19, and this week, another features Jonas Zibia, the Operator of House of Branding. He speaks to us more about running a branding business and some of the business lessons he’s learned.

On the main topic, we talk about the outlook of the Tourism sector during the pandemic. We speak to Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, Chief Executive Officer: Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) about the role of tourism in the economy. We then speak to Siphokazi Khoza, Founder & Director of STM travel agency about the experiences of actual travel businesses and tourism operators.
30
OCT
2020

Business Buzz - Brand New Heavy: Bonga Masoka

On the latest business news, we unpack the midterm budget speech further and the impact of COVID-19 on personal finances.
Zanele Kunene, our financial expert, gives us more insights on the Business Wrap. The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get you.
The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19 and this week, another entrepreneur shares insights on running a business during a pandemic.

The last Thursday of the month is when we take time to celebrate a young person in SA, 35 years and below doing great things in their industry, business or profession. Our Brand New Heavy for October 2020 is Bonga Masoka, the founder of SplashAfrica, a business that he started in 2017 that manufactures paint. He talks to us about running a manufacturing business, his stance on empowering women and the role his mother played in influencing the entrepreneurial journey.
23
OCT
2020

Business Buzz - Wealth Planning during Covid-19

On the latest business news, we talk about financial markets and the upcoming midterm budget speech.
Ken Swettenham, our residential business expert, gives us more insights on the Business Wrap.
The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can buy you around the world using different currencies.
The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19 and this week, Lepulana Shai, the founder of Adorable Creations, shares her journey on starting an e-commerce platform that sells kids clothing and accessories.

On the main topic, we talk about Wealth planning in times of uncertainty. We speak to Gugu Sidaki, the Director and Wealth Planner at Wealth Creed, a wealth management and financial planning practice.

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