Business Buzz

WITS RADIO ACADEMY  |  Podcast , ±51 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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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.
20
AUG

Business Buzz - Mobile Data Prices

On the latest business news, we talk about SA’s elections, US-China Trade War and Business of Game of Thrones. Lebo Phasha gives us more insights on the news on The Business Wrap. Later on in the main topic, we talk about mobile data prices and regulations with Heather Robertson, the spokesperson of Awethu amandla.mobi and also Mr Paseka Maleka who is the spokesperson of ICASA.
20
AUG

Business Buzz - Housing and Insurance

We talk to Zanele Kunene on The Business Wrap who gives more insight on the latest business news. Later on in the main topic, we talk to Donald Mpholo who is a Regional Town planner and Ken Swettenham who is a Finance Analyst and finally Peter Nkhuna, a senior Assistant Ombudsman at the office of the Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance (OSTI) about the economics and building perspective around home insurance. 
20
AUG

Business Buzz - Consumer Protection

On the latest business news, we talk about the fuel price hike, Eskom and the JSE first quarter results, Zanele Kunene gives us more insight on The Business Wrap. On the main topic, we discuss bad customer experiences and how to navigate and ensure that your consumer rights are protected. We talk to Ouma Ramaru, a media liaison training and outreach manager from Consumer Goods & Services Ombud and Mr Akhona Nbetsu, a corporate legal attorney from Legal Aid SA.
20
AUG

Business Buzz - Graduate Recruitment Programmes

We talk to Zanele Kunene on The Business Wrap who gives more insight on the latest business news. Later on, we talk to Shesnee Naidoo, a Graduate Manager at Werkmans Attorneys and Shiluva Mabunda from the Wits Graduate Recruitment Programme about job opportunities and preparing to get a job.
12
JUN

Business Buzz - Pitching for Business

There are many funding initiatives in South Africa aimed at funding emerging entrepreneurs. But, how do entrepreneurs best prepare themselves to meet and pitch to potential investors?

In this week’s episode of Business Buzz, we chat with Clen Cook, an executive at The Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability, where he has led numerous entrepreneur development programmes. He spoke to us on how to put together a successful business pitch and investment. We also speak to Jason Pau, Jack Ma’s Chief of Staff and senior director at Alibaba, on the Africa NetPreneur Prize and how to pitch to investors.

In the Buffalo index, we touch on how much it costs to outsource business plans.

The Business buzz is proudly sponsored by ABSA.
12
JUN

Business Buzz - Consumer Rights

At some point in our lives, we have wanted to return stuff back to where we bought them, or bought electronic appliances or gadgets, which do not work for an example. Do you know what rights you have as a consumer?

To help us better understand how as consumers the law protects us, we had a discussion with Ouma Ramaru, a media liaison training and outreach manager from Consumer Goods & Services Ombud who handle consumer disputes with manufactures and shop owners, and Mr Akhona Nbetsu, a corporate legal attorney from Legal Aid SA who will help unpack the Consumer Act.

In the Business Wrap, Zanele Kunene, talks about the fuel price hike, Eskom and JSE quarter results and how that all affects the economy and consumer prices.

The Business Buzz is proudly sponsored by ABSA.
02
APR

Business Buzz - Brand New Heavy - Daluxolo Jalmeni

On the latest business news, we talk about the new Discovery Bank and Moody’s rating decision. Strategy and Mangement consultant, Lebo Pasha gives us more insight on The Business Wrap. On the main topic, we have a Brand New Heavy feature with a young person in SA below 35 year’s and doing the things in their industry. This March features Daluxolo Jalmeni, a radio personality, public speaker, upcoming author and founder of Jalmeni Digital Management who shares his journey.
19
MAR

Business Buzz - Digital Media For Your Business

We talk to Zanele Kunene on the latest business news on The Business Wrap. Later on in the show, we talk about the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) and its impact on modern day businesses. Taking us through the business of social media and the #woolieswaterchallenge is Conrad Travis David, the Managing Director of HashTag South Africa. Tebatso Molapo, the Founder of Re Basadi chats to us about her business, influencer work and latest book called “A guide to Instagram”.

The Business Buzz is proudly sponsored by ABSA.

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