The war on our women, children and fellow Africans

By Ryan Ravens, CEO Accelerate Cape Town I am ashamed to be a South African man today. How have we fallen so far as a nation? From being celebrated globally as the Rainbow Nation – for our peaceful transition to democracy; for our Constitution which stood as one of...

Is Eskom’s unbundling the light at the end of the tunnel?

By Ryan Ravens, CEO Accelerate Cape Town It’s no surprise that the Eskom debacle has been called an ‘emergency’ by Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan. This sentiment was echoed by Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, in his recent 2019 Budget Speech with his...

How Can Leaders Use Purpose to Inspire Inclusion and Trust?

Our recent Thought Leaders breakfast was facilitated by Within People, a global network of coaches who help leaders grow the businesses they love. This is the first in a series of four Accelerate Cape Town Thought Leadership sessions on ‘Unlearning Leadership’.  ...

Cape Town’s Transportation Crisis

Economic growth is closely linked with the distances we are able to travel. Whilst daily traffic congestion has become the favoured topic of complaint amongst Capetonians, the damage being done by an inefficient transport ecosystem goes far beyond the inconvenience of...