Dina Lilian’s speech therapy practice is based at the Norwood Therapy Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The practice offers a variety of services.  Specialties of this practice include assessments and therapy for children, adolescents and adults who stutter and also provides therapy for the older learners who struggle with reading, spelling and writing through the implementation of an […]

Scientists explore Rooibos’ potential to protect against Alzheimer’s disease

World Alzheimer’s Month (this September) is set aside to raise awareness and discussion around the disease and the worldwide necessity of finding new potential disease-modifying therapies.   While there currently exists no cure for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), preliminary studies with Rooibos extracts have shown that the tisane may be able to reduce the risk and […]

Meet the Cape Town entrepreneur breaking barriers in male-dominated appliance repair programme

Makaziwe Mazaleni (30) is making remarkable strides as a pioneer in a sector traditionally dominated by men. The Cape Town entrepreneur is poised to become the first female graduate of an appliance Repair programme, and hopes to inspire more women to follow suit.  The brainchild of Taking Care of Business (TCB), the Repair programme, previously known as the Appliance Bank, supports South Africans in local communities to start their own appliance repair businesses.    Beneficiaries of […]

TechMarkit launches first South African retail laptop library

TechMarkit, has established itself as a leading provider of affordable IT and refurbished tech equipment in South Africa. They are excited to announce the launch of their new Laptop Library Programme aimed at providing anyone who requires the use of a laptop temporarily, with free access to laptops subject to a nominal refundable deposit. TechMarkit’s […]

A local entrepreneur is reducing textile waste

Have you ever stopped to think about the environmental impact of the clothes that you buy? Have you taken a moment to consider the carbon footprint of the outfit you’re wearing today?  Natasha Pearce is an environmentally conscious entrepreneur that thought about these questions and was inspired to start a business.  Her business Vivacious Eco […]