South Africa

Marko Saarinen

Marko Saarinen is working as Counsellor for Development Cooperation at the Embassy of Finland in Pretoria since 2019. He is responsible for Finland’s regional development cooperation programme in Southern Africa, and oversees the implementation of the Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme (SAIS 2). He has worked with private sector development programmes for the Ministry for… read more »

Rania Toukebri

Rania Toukebri is a Tunisian Based in Germany Space Engineer working on the design, verification and integration of spacecrafts. She has been part of several European Space Agency projects for earth observation, planetary defence and space exploration. She is conducting research on quantum technology and data security. She is Top 10 under 30 space experts… read more »

Tendai Mazhude

Tendai Mazhude is passionate about supporting the proliferation of high-growth businesses and their innovations across the African continent. This entails understanding the challenges faced by enterprise support organisations as well as the entrepreneurs and innovators within their programmes. His professional experience spans over 12 years, with seven organisations in multiple roles. He also has additional… read more »

Werner Opperman

Werner Opperman has a BCom (Law) degree from Stellenbosch, MCom (Financial Management) from the University of Cape Town and is a CAIA Charter holder. He works as an Investment Professional with over 14 years of broad experience in financial markets. Currently a senior member of the 27four Investment Committee overseeing close to R70 billion, with… read more »

Gugulethu Xaba

Gugulethu G. Xaba: Has over 15 years of experience in Entrepreneurship & Local Economic Development. Currently serves as Managing Director of Lighthouse Footwear and Leather Company. He’s a Founder & Chairman of the Amandla Omnotho Economic Movement. Holds Masters in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation (Wits Business School) Board & Executive Member of FoodBev Seta.

Lance Greyling

Over the last 25 years, Lance has occupied different positions in the private sector, civil society and government. From 2004 to 2015 he was a Member of Parliament serving on various portfolio committees, with energy, the environment and the economy being his major focus. Since 2015 he has served as a director in the City… read more »

David du Toit

David du Toit is currently working as a Business Advisor to Dragonfly Aerospace. His previous role was as the group CEO of Space Commercial Services and he also served as Chairman of the board for one of the group companies. His aerospace experience was gained through over 15 years in the industry and he held… read more »

4 of the Most Underrated Casino Movies 

There’s nothing quite like Hollywood to add extra panache and pizzazz to any pastime, but when it’s one that’s already as teeming with excitement as gambling is, the silver screen really comes into its own. Down the years, many different directors have attempted to capture the thrill of a flutter on screen, with more casino… read more »

Differences Between Plinko Online and the Game Show

The game show ‘The Price Is Right’ popularized its gaming segment, which features different games from The Bargain to Plinko. Although the gaming segment featured many new and old games, Plinko had stuck around and remained a fan favorite. So, much so that even though the show has been on the air since 1972 is… read more »

Is Bitcoin More Popular in the UK or South Africa? 

From a niche technology favoured only by tech nerds and cyber criminals to a mainstream commodity that is invested in by people from all walks of life, Bitcoin has come in a long way in recent years. Some countries have welcomed its sharp rise to fame, while others have been suspicious of its success and… read more »

Tshepi Seakamela

This month 5FM welcomed a brand-new on-air presenter, Tshepi Seakamela. Originally from a small town in the Free State, Tshepi is a BSc Chemical Science graduate who is currently studying BSc Biotechnology part time at Unisa. She earned her stripes at campus radio TuksFM, in 2018, on a graveyard slot before progressing to other shows, which… read more »

Musa Keys

Musa Appreciate Makamu, Musa Keys was born in Giyani and raised in Polokwane. The multi hit track maker became South Africa’s most loved due to his love for music that began at the age of 13 through playing piano at church. He learnt how to produce music by observing the works of other producers and… read more »

Arnold Vosloo

Arnold Vosloo is one of the most recognizable South African actors in the modern-day era. Born on 16 June 1962, Vosloo was born into a family of stage actors. After finishing high school and completing his mandatory military service, Vosloo enrolled in drama courses held at the Pretoria Technikon. It was in the early 1980s… read more »

Jessica Mbangeni

Born and raised in the Eastern Cape, Jessica is one of South Africa’s most sought after female Imbongi (praise singer) and has made her mark in a male dominated cultural terrain. Invoking the role of this ancient tradition, largely influenced by her grandmother’s isiXhosa storytelling in the village of Nqamakwe, Jessica offers insightful commentary on… read more »

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi

Mashile-Nkosi has a Small Business Management Diploma from Wits Business School and she serves as the chair and director of a wide range of companies. She is the chairperson of Kalahari Resources and executive chairperson of Kalagadi Manganese. She is a trustee and the chairperson of the Women’s Development Bank Trust and leads the board… read more »