I(m)bali Live: Helen Herimbi sits with Kiernan Forbes

Reading Time: 3 Minutes South Africa’s self-proclaimed Prince of Hip Hop visited the #imbaliLIVE couch to discuss his come-up, legendary career and the future of AKA. Two cents: AKA’s real name is pronounced “Kerr-nan” and not “Keenan” Kiernan aspired to become a video game programmer and then a soccer player before transitioning to music. With a come-up story so well-known …

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What The Podcast

Podcasting: The Future of Content? And what you should know to make it work for your business. 3 minute read About 16 million South Africans actively listen to podcasts while commuting, working, exercising, or doing almost any imaginable activity. Podcasts are essentially talk-radio shows (like current affairs, drama or niche topics such as personal development and startups) that people can …

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Unemployment vs. Entrepreneurship:

How Young South Africans are Creating Their Own Means of Survival 3 Minute Read With all its freedoms and independence, adulting is no walk in the park. Most humans can only dream of the life they truly want. While poverty, homelessness and other socio-economic issues constantly remind them how grateful they should be, to at least be employed. It’s hard …

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J&B Hive Panel Discussion: Global Entrepreneurship Week

We were out in Newtown Johannesburg at Soweto’s Finest Fitness Dance Studio – where J&B hosted the media, corporate thought-leaders and business innovators for a panel discussion to officially launch Global Entrepreneurship Week 2019. What’s The Problem South Africa is in a state of turmoil with the unemployment rate sitting at 29.1% in Q3 2019 – the highest it’s been …

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Digify Africa: How To Run a Successful Online Business

Facilitator Themba Jay Business as we know it has always existed in a state of change. From bartering economies, to colonialism and industrial revolutions – major shifts in human society have always been succeeded by changes in the way people do business.  A History of Currency in East Africa (from the-star.co.ke) Today, with a digital revolution disrupting everything from the …

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Meets by YOCO

Big business is about competition, whereas small business is about collaboration. A room full of Entrepreneurs gathered to share their experiences, and talk about this magical little thing called ‘Yoco’. YOCO? Yoco is an African technology company that builds tools and services to help small businesses get paid, grow and run their business better.   After seeing how hard it was …

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Friends of King Zimela

We went behind the camera with rising creative superstar Lonwabo Zimela as he unveiled his first solo exhibition,  “Friends of King Zimela”. Estimated Reading Time: 1.5 Minute Naturally shy, King Zimela says his camera is one of the things that have allowed him to express himself. With “Friends of King Zimela”, he uses photography to show appreciation for the friendships …

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Your Human Element

With the rise of influencers, Walk Fresh invited Social Media Superstar/ Illustrator/ Agency Co-founder David ‘Slaying Goliath’ Tshabalala to talk about working with brands and other influential things. Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins As a creative, becoming an influencer might be the perfect platform to make a living from your content. The Good Life can be filled with perks and …

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The Plateau Sessions: Film Industry

If you google plateau, the definition you find sounds like: An area of flat or level higher ground. Something like this… Image from outreachmagazine.com Similarly, the J&B Hive holds The Plateau Sessions to let our audience in on the tools and education that have until now, been exclusively available to our member businesses. Let’s talk about $$$ Baby… After the …

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