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Converting plastic bags into solar panel school bags

By: Anine Kilian     30th January 2015 Last month news network CNN ‘African Start-Up’ profiled co-founders of recycling company Rethaka - Thato Kgatlhanye and Rea Ngwane for converting plastic bags into solar panel school bags for underprivileged children. Upcycled plastic bags are the main component of the company’s solar panel... 

Eskom bows out of WEF participation 

By: Natasha Odendaal     20th January 2015 Financially strained State-owned power utility Eskom has scrapped much criticised plans to send three executives to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF’s) 2015 meeting in Switzerland this week. The utility said its executives would no longer attend the yearly Davos meeting from January 21 to 24... 

Local producers of solar-powered school bags featured on CNN

By: Natalie Greve     10th December 2014 A Rustenburg-based company that converts upcycled plastic bags into solar panel school bags that charge while children walk to school and act as a light source to enable them to to study at night has been featured on international news organisation CNN’s ‘African Start-Up’ programme. Rethaka... 

Tal Ben-Shahar- Global Expert Engages With South African Business Leaders

     2nd September 2014 Tal Ben-Shahar, internationally respected author, lecturer and Harvard university professor, was recently in South Africa for 3 days where he met with top business leaders and executives from some of South Africa’s largest corporates. Tal spoke to over 200 leaders from a variety of organisations... 

CNN International’s ‘Marketplace Africa’ visits ‘Africa’s Detroit’: Uitenhage, in the Eastern Cape

     10th April 2014 The Eastern Cape Province is well known for its auto-sector and the jobs it creates. This car-manufacturing hub hosts global players such as Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, Ford and General Motors who, by operating and manufacturing in the area, are creating jobs in one of South Africa's poorest... 

Prospect Global Resources appoints board members

By: Henry Lazenby     30th September 2013 Potash project developer Prospect Global Resources on Monday said it had appointed Daniel Neumann and Reed Dickens to its board, to replace Marc Holtzman, ZZ Qiu and Conway Schatz who had resigned. Neumann brings 16 years of finance experience, the majority of which was at financial services... 

Kum Naicker

     27th April 2012 Position: South Africa cargo manager at Emirates SkyCargo Main Activity of the Company: Worldwide provision of airfreight and logistics services  

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