Business Buzz

WITS RADIO ACADEMY  |  Podcast , ±51 min episodes every 1 week, 2 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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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.
11
MAR

Business Buzz - Female Entrepreneurs

We talk about Eskom’s recent announcement of an increased risk in loadshedding, the prices of Tesla Model 3 dropping again and President Donald Trump missing his GDP growth target. Strategy and Mangement consultant, Lebo Pasha gives us more insight on The Business Wrap. In celebration of International women’s day, we talk to three female entrepreneurs. Talking about what it means to be a female entrepreneur in this day and age is, Lungile Mashele (an economist from Develepomental Bank of Southern Africa), Dipuo Mookodi (fashion designer and founder of Dudu Mpeenzo) and lastly Tshepiso Phiri who runs a marketing and adverting company.

The Business Buzz is proudly sponsored by ABSA.
18
FEB

Business Buzz - Ethics in Business

Big companies are often been accused of bullying tactics in handling claims.

In today’s show, we unpack business ethics in disputes and look into the topical issue of the #PleaseCallMeSaga and how it has played out over the years. To this effect, Hlengiwe Zondo, the presenter, spoke to Nkosana Makate, the founder of Please Call Me to get his version of the story and Vodacom sent us their press release detailing their stance.

The show however starts, with the business index, where in relation to the topic, we looked into business ethics books to equip one with the knowledge and skills required to understand ethics in business and various professions.

The Business Buzz is proudly sponsored by ABSA.
04
DEC
2018

Business Buzz - Brand New heavy - Tebogo Malope

Our Brand New Heavy for November is award-winning director Tebogo Tebza Malope. He shares his creative and professional journey with us. In the Buffalo Index we give you the basics of how to start your filming career. Our financial news for this week is with Ken Swettenham.

The Business Buzz is proudly sponsored by ABSA.
16
NOV
2018

Business Buzz - Big Decisions

We all need to make some big money decisions in our lives. In our Buffalo index you'll get some practical examples of how to educate yourself about personal finances. Thandeka Nxumalo from 2-Tone Recruitment explains how to negotiate your first salary. Ester Ochse from FNB Wealth and Investments helps you make those big purchases like cars and houses, before Ricardo Teixeira from BDO Wealth Advisers goes into how to spend and save. Our Business Wrap this week is with Zanele Kunene.

The Business Buzz is proudly sponsored by ABSA.
09
NOV
2018

Business Buzz - Informal Trading

Today's show unpacks the business of informal trading. We start with the buffalo index explores the state of your R100 and what a start-up kit for trading informally looks like. Our conversation with the South African Informal Traders Forum reveals the conditions of traders in the city and unpacks some of the proceeds and challenges they face. We conclude the show with author of Kasinomics, GG Alcock who shares insights on the informal trading sector and the role of the sector in the South African economy.

The Business Buzz is proudly sponsored by ABSA.
01
NOV
2018

Business Buzz - Freelancing

If you've ever considered going at it alone, this episode of the Business Buzz will tell you all the financial secrets of freelancing. We hear from freelancers as well as speaking to Thabiso Tshabalala from SA Freelancers Association and money coach Busi Selesho. The Business Wrap is with Zanele Kunene from BDO Wealth Advisors.

The Business Buzz is proudly sponsored by ABSA.
26
OCT
2018

Business Buzz - Brand New Heavy - Tumi Phake

This month's Brand New Heavy interview features Tumi Phake, CEO and Founder of Zenzele Fitness, a fitness company that provides wellness solutions to corporations, government institutions, universities and commercial institutions. In this episodes Tumi shares his entrepreneurial journey – from how he started the business in the fitness industry, to his relationship with clients and employees and how he navigates that space. The buffalo index explores how far your R100 can take you in the business of health starting with first getting you a gym membership, you know, so you can be healthy and function optimally in all aspects of your life.

The Business Buzz is proudly sponsored by ABSA.
25
OCT
2018

Business Buzz - Pitch Your Business

Everyone who starts a business can do with a cash injection and a strong pitch to investors is key. In our Buffalo Index we look at what you can win at some pitching competitions. Justin Cohen ‏is the author of Pitch To Win and he shares his secrets for a strong pitch with us. Hear at what happened at the recent Pitch & Polish event. Once you've pitched your business and got the cash Donna Rachelson from Seed Academy tells us what’s next.

The Business Buzz is proudly sponsored by ABSA.
12
OCT
2018

Business Buzz - App Development

Ever had a great idea for an app and hoped it would make you rich? Our Buffalo Index breaks down what it would cost to learn how to develop an app. Joggie Meyburgh from Dragonfly Marketing tells us if developing an app is feasible, before Lynette Hundermark from Useful & Beautiful talks industry trends. The Business Wrap this week is Ken Swettenham.

The Business Buzz is proudly sponsored by ABSA.
05
OCT
2018

Business Buzz - Intellectual Property

Your ideas, designs and inventions should be protected, so we find out the business of intellectual property. In our Buffalo Index you'll find out the what patents and trademarks cost. Tuelo Nguyuza explains how this works in the fashion industry. Kgali Kedijang from the Creative Bar tells you the legal side, before Luke Muyambi from Spearhead Arts gives us the music industry perspective. This week's Business Wrap is with Zanele Kunene from BDO Wealth Advisors.

The Business Buzz is proudly sponsored by ABSA.

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