StrategyJuly 20, 2021

Continuing Professional Development that actually works!
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a term used to describe the learning activities professionals engage in to develop and enhance their abilities. This learning is often facilitated through trainings, forums, seminars, webinars, workshops and conferences. CPD aims to ensure that professionals are up-to-date with the technicalities of their fields and maintain proficiency throughout their

Opinion, StrategyJuly 14, 2021

From Educators to Entrepreneurs: Online School, Koa Academy, receives ZAR4m investment from Enygma Ventures
CAPE TOWN, July 14th – Enygma Ventures is thrilled to announce its latest investment into Koa Academy, an online school that combines online learning and the flexibility of home-schooling for grades 4 – 12, in South Africa. “The education sector has been in need of an overhaul for a long time and the Covid-19 pandemic […]

Opinion, StrategyJune 30, 2021

Enygma Ventures Invests ZAR4m into Black Hair Company, Brown and Ayo, South Africa
CAPE TOWN, June 30th  – Enygma Ventures is delighted to announce its latest investment into Brown and Ayo, an aspirational lifestyle hair brand, focused on natural hair styles and trends for black women, in South Africa. “We are super excited about this investment as natural hair styles and products are a fast-growing trend in an […]

Strategy, TelecomJune 30, 2021

How is ICT helping countries in Africa and the Middle East recover from COVID-19?
For more than a year, COVID-19 has wreaked havoc around the world and connectivity has become more crucial than ever. The ICT sector heroically rose to the challenge, working around the clock to create innovative solutions so that people could continue to connect, earn, learn and access healthcare, whilst maintaining a ‘safe’ social distance. Mark […]

Opinion, StrategyJune 30, 2021

Enabling businesses to overcome challenges of remote work
Since the onset of COVID-19, remote and hybrid work has become the new normal in Zambia, as in many other parts of the globe. Research* predicts the percentage of workers around the world who permanently work from home will double this year. And whilst remote work can bring cybersecurity threats and other challenges, it has […]

Retail, StrategyJune 21, 2021

THE RISE OF OMNICHANNEL COMMERCE
The horrific experience of Covid 19 which has left a lot of businesses incapacitated has many major retailers and some manufacturers opting to Omnichannel marketing, buying and selling to curb what could have been a complete global economic meltdown. According to the International Labor Organization projections 200 Million people will still be unemployed in 2022 […]

StrategyJune 7, 2021

Can Debt for Nature Swap offer some relief to debt distressed African Economies?
What does 2021 Africa month mean to 1.2 billion Africans seeking a better and secure future amidst the global health pandemic? While the COVID-19 death toll is lowest in the continent of Africa compared to other parts of the world, Africa has to prepare for the worst in terms of the economic and social impacts […]

Opinion, StrategyJune 2, 2021

Enygma Ventures Bullish About Continuing to Invest in Women Entrepreneurs Through and Post Covid-19
CAPE TOWN  – The devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has seen the SADC regional economic growth forecast being revised from a growth of 2.3% in October 2019 to a contraction of 3.4% in April 2020. SME’s are the lifeblood of every economy. In South Africa, SME’s contribute 39% of the country’s GDP and employ […]

StrategyMay 16, 2021

7 Steps to Boss up At Work
The views expressed in this article are his own and not necessarily those of KPMG. It’s not about what you do, it’s about who you know. I’ve heard this statement mentioned so many times by different people in different walks of life and if this is partially or entirely true, instead of taking it so […]

Opinion, StrategyMay 4, 2021

LEADING IN A NEW ROLE
When I was young and still searching for “Miss Right”, a wise man once told me “if you are pursuing a young lady at the same time as other potential suitors, do not be tempted to badmouth them to the young lady lest she thinks you are immature and have nothing to offer”. Over the […]