Wearing her Heritage on her sleeve: The Imveli Designs Story.


For most people, one’s heritage is something that is worn on the clothes of one’s heart. For Ayanda Dube, however, it is something she wears on her sleeve. Ayanda is the founder of Imveli Designs, a thriving Cape Town based clothing brand that produces original Xhosa attire with a contemporary twist. 2015 marked the start of [...]

Top 100 Employers – How did they get there?


“To improve its culture, a company must first define its purpose: Why does it exist, and what greater good does it serve?”  ~ Steve Howe A few years ago, being a sought-after employer meant no more than offering market-related salaries and benefits, and fair potential for promotion. A list of conventional company values were measured out [...]

15 minutes with Nomkhita Nqweni, CE of WIMI


When it comes to inspiring business women, Nomkhita Nqweni, is a name you will find at the very top of the list. She is the Chief Executive of Barclays Africa’s Wealth, Investment Management and Insurance (WIMI) division, the group’s non-banking financial services business. Her role entails overseeing the Wealth Management Advice, protection of client assets and [...]

The Tim Modise Network, 2 May Tim Modise in conversation with Ayanda Mbanga


Having built herself a successful career and business in the recruitment and advertising industry for almost 20 years, CEO and Founder of Ayanda Mbanga Communications joins us to discuss how to sustain her business through tough economic times and with the disruptive introduction of technology into the business space. Mbanga shares her wisdom on how to [...]