What Makes Blackjack Such a Great Game?

If you ask someone who doesn’t gamble to name a card game, they’re probably going to mention Blackjack. Blackjack is one of those games that everyone knows, regardless of their background. It’s one of those games that you probably remember being taught to play by your family on holidays or to distract you when there’s… read more »

Dineo Molefe

Dineo Molefe is a Senior Executive with over 20 years spent across the spectrum of Investment Management, ICT, Utilities and Development Funding. My professional experiences have shaped me as a: • Seasoned executive in Strategic Planning, Mergers and Acquisitions, Risk Management, Financial Reporting and Auditing • Seasoned director, chairman, board member and senior manager •… read more »

David Makova

I am the Founder and CEO of Mr-Mak Learning, Africa’s premium online business learning platform. I’m a registered Chartered Accountant and holds a PhD in Project and Infrastructure Finance. I have extensive experience in both the private and public sectors. This covers companies ranging from small and medium size enterprises to listed blue chip corporates…. read more »


Anne-Marie is CIO of FSD Africa Investments, the development capital investment arm of FSD Africa. A Zimbabwean, she is the former CEO of Financial Sector Deepening Mozambique, and Co-founder of a private equity fund manager, Alitheia IDF Managers, investing in women-led businesses. She also took over and led the exists of Pan African microfinance fund… read more »

Fuseina Abu

Fuseina Abu is Managing Director of Goldkey, and has overall responsibility for acquisitions, project delivery, marketing, sales and leasing, finance and administration. Her career spans over 15 years in real estate. Prior to joining Goldkey, as Finance Director of Skanska UK Development, she was responsible for driving the company’s financial and real-estate strategy and led… read more »

Dominique Moerenhout

Dominique Moerenhout is the CEO of EPRA (European Public Real Estate Association), the voice of the publicly traded European real estate sector. He joined EPRA in 2017, moving from BNP Paribas Real Estate Investment Management where he was CEO for Luxembourg and Belgium (2014-2017). After working in private banking followed by five years in management… read more »

Dudu Mkhwanazi

Project Isizwe has facilitated the deployment of the largest free Public Free Wi-Fi network in Africa in the Tshwane Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa. Dudu Mkhwanazi completed her undergraduate degree in Public Administration at North West University (Vaal Triangle Campus), she also pursued her Honors Degree in Political Science at North West University. In 2013 Dudu… read more »

Naas Botha

Born on the 27th of February, 1958, and while still at school, Naas represented his province in Rugby, Baseball and Softball. At an International level, he played Rugby and SA u/16 Baseball 1972/73 His provincial debut came in 1977 when NE Transvaal played SE Transvaal. In all, he played 179 (127 as Captain) for Northerns…. read more »

Lewis Pugh

Cape Town based In September 2014, Lewis was named one of 100 World Class South Africans by City Press and in August of the same year, he became the first person to undertake long distance swims in each of the Seven Seas: the Mediterranean, Adriatic, Aegean, Black, Red, Arabian and North Sea. This he did to highlight the need… read more »

Rob Stokes

Cape Town-based Rob Stokes is an investor and entrepreneur focused on the technology and education sectors. From his first enterprise selling ice-pops to his class mates at the age of 5, Rob has loved business. He had no choice but to be an entrepreneur. Rob grew up in Johannesburg South Africa and was schooled at… read more »

Dr. Adrian Saville

Adrian Saville’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (cum laude), M.Com (cum laude) and PhD (Economics), which he completed at the University of Natal in 1997 and for which he was awarded the Economics Society of South Africa’s Founders Medal. He is a UNESCO laureate and a matriculant of Linacre College (Oxford). He has… read more »

Bronwyn Williams

“Chaos Theory” is the science of surprise. As a trend researcher and futurist, Bronwyn is in the business of helping companies to expect the unexpected and get comfortable with chaos and her keynote addresses focus on the intersection of shifting consumer mindsets and exponential technologies; and how these twin forces work together to impact on businesses. A business trends… read more »

Anton Musgrave

Anton Musgrave is the Chair of Wedderwill Wine Estate in Cape Town. He is the Partner of Futureworld in Johannesburg. He is the Director of Citadel in Cape Town. He is also a Lecturer at the GIBS in Johannesburg. Anton joined a global future strategies network in 1991. Prior to that, he has enjoyed a… read more »

Johnny Clegg

Johnny Clegg is most widely known for bringing together the music of Zulu migrant workers, maskandi, with western sounds – resulting in a fusion, crossover sound that won the hearts of many people world over. His deep connection with maskandi opened doors for him to collaborate with black musicians during apartheid South Africa, and this… read more »

Ruby Gill

Ruby Gill, Gems are hard to find and stumble upon but luckily South Africa has birthed an extremely special gem in the form of singer/songwriter Ruby Gill. Hailing from Pietermaritzburg, and now residing in Johannesburg, Ruby Gill has burst onto the music scene and brought her unique and stunning ability to write and perform original… read more »