Inspiration Session: Khanyi Dhlomo CEO of Ndalo Media

February 14, 2017
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We heard from Khanyi Dhlomo, Founder and CEO of Ndalo Media, at our first Inspiration Session for 2017, hosted by Allan Gray. Khanyi shared some valuable insights with us: Clear vision: Khanyi pointed out the significance of knowing what one wants. She emphasised the importance of a clear vision and a strong sense of self-belief… read more →

Inspiration Session: Luvuyo Rani and Tebogo Ditshego

December 7, 2016
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At our final Inspiration Session for 2016, we heard from two inspiring entrepreneurs. Luvuyo Rani, a visionary and award winning social entrepreneur, is the co-founder and managing director of Silulo Ulutho Technologies, an internet café turned one-stop-shop IT franchise company with 40 branches. Tebogo Ditshego is a reading advocate and the President and CEO of.. read more →

Leadership Spotlight – Soraya Zoueihid, MD of British American Tobacco

November 30, 2016
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Tell us about your company and your role? I am Soraya Zoueihid, the Managing Director of British American Tobacco for the Southern Africa Area. We are a subsidiary of the London-headquartered British American Tobacco plc which is the second largest company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. We’ve been operating in South Africa for over.. read more →

Young Leaders Dinner with Rachel Jafta, Chairperson of Media24 Limited

November 22, 2016
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We recently hosted our final Young Leaders Dinner for 2016 with Chairperson of Media24 Limited, Rachel Jafta. Our Young Leaders Dinner is aimed at supporting talent attraction and retention in Cape Town, particularly within our Sponsor organisations. Speaking to diversity, integrity and resilience Rachel shared her journey with us. Growing up: One of six children,.. read more →

Welcome to Cape Town

June 22, 2016
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As part of our Human Capital Programme, Accelerate Cape Town has identified, an issue with the retention of staff of our member companies as they relocate to Cape Town from other parts of South Africa and internationally.  To assist with this issue, Accelerate Cape Town conceptualised and launched Welcome to Cape Town, an engagement for.. read more →

Young Leaders Dinner with Zyda Rylands, CEO of Woolworths SA

May 18, 2016
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On 10 May 2016, Accelerate Cape Town hosted the fifth of our Young Leaders Dinners – a programme to support talent attraction and retention particularly within our Sponsor organisations. With a focus on Resilience, Diversity and Transformation in the Workplace, Zyda Rylands, the CEO of Woolworths SA, was ideal to tell her story and share.. read more →

Young Leaders Dinner with Thembalihle Baloyi, Founder and Executive Director of Discovery Insure

April 1, 2016
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On 17 March 2016, Accelerate Cape Town hosted the fourth of our Young Leaders Dinners – a programme to support talent attraction and retention particularly within our Sponsor organisations. With the topic of Resilience, Diversity and Integrity in the Workplace, Thembalihle Baloyi, Founder and Executive Director of Discovery Insure, was ideal to tell his story.. read more →

Young Leaders Dinner with Jabu Mabuza, Chairman of Telkom

December 9, 2015
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On 24 November 2015, Accelerate Cape Town hosted the third of our Young Leaders Dinners – a programme to support talent attraction and retention particularly within our Sponsor organisations. This small dinner format ensures maximum networking of young professionals. With the topic of Resilience in the Workplace, Jabu Mabuza, Chairman of Telkom, was ideal to.. read more →

Young Leaders Dinner with Tebogo Mekgoe, COO of ACSA

October 26, 2015
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On 20 October 2015, Accelerate Cape Town hosted our second Young Leaders Dinners with our guest speaker, Tebogo Mekgoe, COO of Airports Company South Africa. With the topic of Diversity in the Workplace, Tebogo told his story of forging a successful career by speaking about his background, the importance of recognising your world view and.. read more →

Young Leaders Dinner with Angelo Petersen, Group GM Capespan

October 9, 2015
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On 1 October 2015, Accelerate Cape Town launched our Young Leaders Dinners – a programme to support talent attraction and retention particularly within our Sponsor organisation. This small dinner format ensures maximum networking of young professionals and the guest speaker of our first dinner was Angelo Petersen, Group GM of Capespan Group and Chairperson of.. read more →