Kiara is special. She’s a perfectionist. She averages in the 90s for every subject.— Sal Naidoo (Kiara Nirghin's science teacher)
A 16-year-old girl from Johannesburg has won the grand prize at Google's science fair for inventing a cheap, ultra-absorbent material – made of orange peel - to enhance soil’s ability to retain water.
Kiara Nirghin, competing with entrants from every corner of the globe, won $50 000 (about R700 000).
Nirghin is a former The Money Show Kidpreneur.
Bruce Whitfield interviewed Nirghin’s science teacher Sal Naidoo.
Whitfield provides detail in the audio below (scroll down even further for the interview of Naidoo).
Sumitra Nydoo interviews Kumba Iron Ore (Africa’s largest iron ore producer) CEO Themba Mkhwanazi.
FM Deputy Editor Sikhonathi Mantshantsha discusses Parliament prepping for its state capture inquiry on Tuesday.
Andy Rice praises a new BA ad (feat Sir Ian McKellen, aka Gandalf) and one with a rapping flight attendant (South West Airlines).
They’re called “slashers”, and they’re doing so for various reasons, explains Old Mutual Research Manager Lynette Nicholson.
Sumitra Nydoo (on The Money Show) interviews Mondi about his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).
Sumitra Nydoo (on The Money Show) interviews Anchor Capital Analyst Henry Biddlecombe.
Sumitra Nydoo (on The Money Show) interviews KFC franchisee Kuben Naidoo.
My Broadband's Jan Vermeulen explains that as fast as the service providers block the numbers, new ones crop up.
Leaked emails show that Mngxitama was instructed to question the funding of online publication, BizNews in order to silence it.
Eusebius McKaiser invited listeners to express their opinions over the controversial tweet that compared black babies with dogs.
Eusebius McKaiser shares his thoughts on the controversial 702 tweet posted during Walk the Talk on Sunday.
According to EWN's Barry Bateman, no action has been taken as yet with regards to these claims against the cigarette giant.