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

The Business Buzz is proudly sponsored by ABSA

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18
SEP

Business Buzz - Agriculture Economy & Food Security

Zanele Kunene, financial planner at BDO, gives us more insights on the latest business news on the Business Wrap. The Buffalo Index looks at the state of the R100 in the form of an average household food basket . The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19 and this week, Dineo Motsoko, Dental Nurse and founder of Sino Cleaning services, shares her insights on the state of the cleaning industry during COVID. On the main topic, we talk about agricultural economics and food security. We speak to Thabo Momoti, co-founder of Nature Growers about farming and the state of agriculture in SA. Later on, we speak to Hamlet Hlomendlini, Agricultural Economist at Absa and Agribusiness Enablement Manager all about the economics surrounding the agricultural sector.
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11
SEP

Business Buzz - Cybercrimes Bill

Ken Swettenham, our financial expert, gives us more insights on the latest business news on the Business Wrap. The Buffalo Index looks at the state of the R100 in the form of Social Media Mananger’s average salaries. The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19 and this week, Sthandiwe Msomi, a Wits student and founder of The Finance Gym company, shares her insights on her event and tracking finances during COVID. On the main topic, we talk about the Cyber crimes Bill.We speak to Nelisa Ngqulana, MD at PR Trends ZA & Founder of Coding Mamas, about some of the apps employers are using to track employees productivity working from home.Later on, we speak to Amanda Manyame, Digital Law and policy advisor around the SA Cyber Crimes Bill and recent case involving employees at Discovery.
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04
SEP

Business Buzz - Investing in stock market

On the latest business news, we talk about the pressure the Financial Sector is experiencing, Auditor-General’s findings on COVID-19 Corruption and the call to Open SA’s Borders. Lebo Phasha, our business expert, gives us more insight on the Business Wrap. The Buffalo Index looks at the state of the R100 in brokerage fees across different financial services providers. The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19 and this week, Mamorei Nyama, Wits graduate and founder of MayLuxe Swimwear and Luxe suits, shares her journey on starting a new business during COVID. On the main topic we talk about investing in the stock market. We speak to Charles Savage, CEO of Purple Group about EasyEquities and investing in shares on the platform. Later on, we speak to Owen Nkomo,CEO of Inkunzi Wealth Group all about investing in the stock market.
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21
AUG

Business Buzz - Women In Africa

Ken Swettenham, our financial expert, gives us more insights on the latest business news on the Business Wrap. The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get you in packages for the popular video conferencing platforms such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams. The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19 and this week, Sherol Kanyane, an IT Business Analyst at Wits, shares her insights on starting a business during COVID. On the main topic this women’s Month, we talk about the Women in Africa conference and the underrepresentation of women in the tech space.We speak to Hope Ditlhakanyane, conference host and founder of the Superwomen Hub. Later on, we speak to Tinyiko Simbine, CFO and Co-founder of GirlCodeZa all about women and coding.
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14
AUG

Business Buzz - Taxation in the economy

On the latest business news, we talk about the return of load shedding alcohol and New Zealand having no new COVID-19 cases. Lebo Phasha, our business expert, gives us more insight on the Business Wrap. The Buffalo Index looks at the state of the R100 in personal income tax rates across different countries. The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19 and this week, James Moraleng, a fashion designer and founder of James Presents, shares his insights on the state of the fashion industry during COVID. On the main topic we talk about taxation and its contribution to the economy.We speak to Dr Sean Muller, Senior economics lecturer at the University of Johannesburg’s School of Economics about taxes and Public finances. Later on, we speak to Ntebaleng Sekabate, Executive under the tax department at ENSafrica, all about the legalities surrounding tax issues.
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07
AUG

Business Buzz - IMF Loan

On the latest business news, we talk about the B4SA’s call to the government for action and the major decline in car sales, Mudiwa Gavaza, gives us more insights on the Business Wrap. The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get you in the form of fixed deposits. The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19 and this week, Kagiso Noke,founder of Michelle by KayN, speaks about starting a business during lockdown.

On the main topic, we talk about the IMF’s loan to SA. We talk to Prof Keith Breckenridge, Professor and Deputy Director at WISER (Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research) all about the loan and its conditions.

Later, we talk to our resident financial expert, Ken Swettenham about it’s effects on the lives of ordinary South Africans, if at all.
24
JUL

Business Buzz - E-learning

On the latest business news, we talk about the repo-rate cut, restaurant closures and the increase of unemployment and hunger during lockdown. Lebo Phasha, our business expert, gives us more insight on the Business Wrap. The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get you in e-learning courses. The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19 and this week, Wits University students, Sihle Nyabuse and Onalenna Mtekuza share their insights on the effectiveness of e-learning.

On the main topic we talk about e-learning and the future of online education.We speak to Takalani Netshitenzhe, External Affairs Director for Vodacom SA on their investment in online education in higher institutions.

Later on, we speak to Brian Mhlanga, a Programme Director at Henley Business School-Africa, and full time educator at St David's Marist in Sandton about e-learning from an educator's perspective.
17
JUL

Business Buzz - Survival Toolkits for Small Businesses Part 2

Our financial expert, Ken Swettenham, gives us more insight on the latest business news. The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get you and this week looks into the cost of business development courses and advice. The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19.

On the main topic, we continue the discussion on survival toolkits for small businesses from our previous show. We talk to our residential business expert, Lebo Phasha all about the business bootcamps and webinars hosted by African Management Institute (AMI).

Later on, we speak to Mduduzi Ndlovu, Founder of Vision Future Hub Beauty Spa about his journey in the AMI programme.
10
JUL

Business Buzz - Financial Planning for Young Adults

Mudiwa Gavaza gives us more insight on the latest business news. The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get you in the form of financial planning advice. The COVID business watch looks into how different industries and sectors have been affected by Covid-19 and this week Michael Kodinye, a property analytics advisor at Anvil Property Smith talks to us more about the property sector.

On the main topic, we talk about Financial Planning for young adults in light of Youth Month. We talk to our residential financial expert, Zanele Kunene all about the importance of savings and financial planning.

Later on, we speak to Hwalani Mabaso, Provincial General Manager for Gauteng: Absa about some tips for financial planning.
03
JUL

Business Buzz - Oil Market Explained

On the latest business news, we talk about the Rand strengthening, unemployment reaching 30.1% in Q1 and some of the mega projects planned to drive economic recovery. Lebo Phasha, our business expert, gives us more insight on the Business Wrap. The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get you in petrol prices.

On the main topic we talk about the Oil Market and the recent oil market crash that led to negative oil prices.We speak to Petri Redelinghuys, a derivatives trader and founder of Herenya Capital, who gives more insights on the oil market from an investors perspective. Later on, we talk to Sinesipho Maninjwa, a Chartered Accountant and Financial News Commentator, more about the oil market from an analysts’ perspective.
25
JUN

Business Buzz - BNH: Mbali Sebapu

On The Business Wrap, Zanele Kunene, a financial advisor at BDO, gives us more insight on the latest business and economics news with specific focus on budgets, both personal and national. The Buffalo Index looks at what your R100 can get for you in the cosmetics market.

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 June 2020 is Mbali Sebapu, who is an entrepreneur and CEO of Hermosa Flor which is a cosmetic brand made for women and members of the LGBT community. Before becoming an Influencer, Mbali worked for the SA Navy for 10 years and quit in 2019 to focus on her entrepreneurial journey. She takes us through her journey, business philosophy, support system, advice for young people and vision for the future.
18
JUN

Business Buzz - Investing Young

We talk to our financial expert, Ken Swettenham, on The Business Wrap who gives us more insight on the latest business news. The Buffalo Index looks at some of the best investment books that your R100 can get for you.

On the main topic we’re talking about what it means to invest as a young person. Should you invest in stocks, bonds or property? How does one go about it?

To help us navigate this topic, we speak to Thato Moitsemang, a research analyst at Absa’s Multi-Management unit. We then talk to Hope Dithlakanyane, venture partner at MEST Africa about her journey as a young investor.

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