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PE-born innovator Bandile Dlabantu receives R120 000 Grand Prize for…

A grand prize of R120,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to Silicon Valley in the US has been awarded to Rhodes University graduate Bandile Dlabantu whose Mobile Fly Farm was announced as the winning innovation in the 2017 Global Cleantech Innovation Programme in South Africa (GCIP-SA).

New editor for PositionIT magazine

EE Publishers is pleased to advise that Pierre Potgieter has been appointed as the editor of PositionIT magazine with effect from 13 November 2017. He has a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Rhodes University, and has been with EE Publishers since 2013 in the position of assistant editor of PositionIT.

Palesa Morudu Appointed to Wesgro’s board

Wesgro, Cape Town and the Western Cape's official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, is pleased to announce the appointment of Palesa Morudu and John van Rooyen to the Agency's board. In terms of the Western Cape Investment and Trade Promotion Agency Law, 1996, Wesgro is governed by a board - with directors representing both the public and private sector of the province.

Stand up! Here are the womxn taking over South Africa’s comedy scene

In the stand-up world, the situation is no less gender-skewed. Last year, all 10 of the highest-paid comedians — collectively netting a cool $173-million — were guys. By our count, of the 683 people big enough to warrant inclusion on Wiki’s list of “American Stand-up Comedians,” just 92 are women. That equates to a not-so-funny 13%,” according to a HuffPost blog, ‘Why the Gender Gap in Comedy Isn’t That Funny’.