Streaming issues? Report here
CapeTalk classics with Sara-Jayne King Omny thumb
CapeTalk Classics with Sara-Jayne King
10:00 - 14:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: CapeTalk Classics
See full line-up
CapeTalk Classics with Sara-Jayne King
10:00 - 14:00
Home
arrow_forward
Business
arrow_forward
Lifestyle
arrow_forward
Local

LeadSA ChangeMakers 2019 celebrates positive Changemakers

6 November 2019 3:55 PM
Kunisi Water founder Murendeni Mafumo was crowned Hero of the Year.

Congratulations are in order for Murendeni Mafumo, the founder of Kunisi Water, for scooping the LeadSA Hero Of The year 2019 award.

Murendeni was crowned at the 5th Lead SA ChangeMakers conference which took place at Primedia Place, Johannesburg on Saturday.

Kusini Water is a social enterprise focused on providing clean, safe water to people in Africa, particularly in areas with challenges to sustainable safe drinking water.

Murendi founded Kusini Water to attend to water supply challenges through the locally designed water treatment systems that use nanotechnology and macadamia nutshells.

The solar-powered system uses off-waste macadamia nutshells as activated carbon to produce clean water.

At the same event, LeadSA paid homage to the women in South Africa and crowned them the Changemakers for 2019.

Every year LeadSA recognises a Changemaker that perfectly demonstrates active citizenry and courage to effect positive change in South Africa.

Primedia Broadcasting marketing manager Lulu Mthimkhulu said the Changemakers award rightfully belonged to the women of South Africa.

For every contrast, you are given an opportunity to know exactly what you want and what you don't want. And South African women this year had contrast and we knew what we wanted and what we didn't want. And that's why we saw all the marches that took place and we all got together and said enough is enough. And we are all coming together in different pockets in different parts of the country and we are offering solutions.

What is the solution to end this violence? We will not go down because certain people believe that we don't have the right to exist. We will fight and state our cases. And so I think the Changemaker of the Year rightfully belongs to all the South African women.

Primedia Broadcasting Marketing Manager, Lulu Mthimkhulu

LeadSA’s Changemakers event celebrates individuals who have made a positive contribution to building South Africa and seek to inspire those that wish to have a similar impact.

This year’s theme was “Breaking Through To Excellence” and the line-up of speakers and artists revealed how they resonate with the theme.

The event ran concurrently with the 2019 Rugby World Cup final in Japan where the Springboks emerged victorious over England.

November 2019 was truly memorable, well done to our Hero of the Year, Muendeni Mafumo, the women of South Africa and the Springboks.

Check out the Hero Of The Year being crowned below.

Subscribe to our Business Wrap Newsletter


This article first appeared on LeadSA : LeadSA ChangeMakers 2019 celebrates positive Changemakers


6 November 2019 3:55 PM

More from Business

saa-flightjpg

SAA doesn't have cash flow to pay unions what they want, says airline exec

17 November 2019 10:48 AM

Thousands of SAA workers, including cabin crew, technical and ground staff, began striking on Friday to demand higher pay.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

191115 SAA strike Airways Park4

If 'corrupt' SAA board resigns Sacca will lower salary rise demand to 6%

16 November 2019 9:38 AM

The South African Cabin Crew Association's Christopher Shabangu says the strike is not intended to shut airline down.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Karatbars

Karatbars – is it a scam? The case for and against…

15 November 2019 10:06 AM

Bruce Whitfield interviews senior Karatbars representatives, a financial advisor and someone who was invited to its conference.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

The Duchess gin tonic

The Duchess - the story behind the world’s first non-alcoholic gin & tonic

14 November 2019 12:08 PM

Launched in 2016, The Duchess has won numerous awards and successfully broke into the UK, Belgium and the Scandinavian countries.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Phone

Can’t find your phone? Drop everything – thieves can get into your banking app!

14 November 2019 10:55 AM

Did someone steal your phone? Contact your bank without hesitation warns consumer journalist Wendy Knowler.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

SAA

'Unions are making a mistake. SAA is dying. It’s not Eskom – we don’t need it'

14 November 2019 9:02 AM

SAA is on its knees, cap in hand, asking taxpayers for R2 billion this month. Unions must be careful, warns Guy Leitch (SA Flyer).

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

saa over table mountain.jpg

SAA: Only obliged to inform unions of retrenchments via letter, which we did

14 November 2019 8:07 AM

SAA acting CFO Deon Fredericks says arrangements will be made for customers affected by cancelled flights due to strike.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

TikTok logo

TikTok - the best free interactive social video creator

13 November 2019 7:15 PM

Just because it is free does not mean there is no cost though

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

saa-flightjpg

'SAA might be meeting with unions again in next 24 hours'

13 November 2019 6:48 PM

EWN's Babalo Ndenze reports on SAA management's appearance before Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

191112-akinwumi-adesina-edjpg

Africa Investment Forum secures deals worth $40.1bn

13 November 2019 5:02 PM

There were 56 boardroom deals valued at $67.6 billion tabled - a 44% increase from last year.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

More from Lifestyle

narwhal-macs-missionjpg

[VIDEO] Magical 'unicorn' puppy helps raise funds for special needs rescue dogs

16 November 2019 1:21 PM

Social media has fallen in love with the little guy named after the 'tusked' Narwhal whale.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

adhd-bookpng

SA's first children's book on ADHD launched

15 November 2019 5:43 PM

Psychiatrist Prof Renata Schoeman says the book is built on patients' stories but told through the life of a girl, Zee.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

books-libraryjpeg

John Maytham's Weekly Book Review: 15 November 2019

15 November 2019 4:42 PM

Here are John's four picks for the week.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

pippa-and-zolani-mohalajpg

I needed to explore my own individual voice and music, says Zolani

15 November 2019 2:19 PM

Zolani Mahola, former lead singer of Freshlyground, chats about her new one-woman show “The One who Sings”.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Karatbars

Karatbars – is it a scam? The case for and against…

15 November 2019 10:06 AM

Bruce Whitfield interviews senior Karatbars representatives, a financial advisor and someone who was invited to its conference.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Julz from Goodluck shares Women’s Month message

[WATCH] Parents remember recording 'GoodLuck' Jules' first song at age of four

14 November 2019 6:40 PM

Kieno Kammies meets Juliet Harding's mom and dad to find out more about the singer/songwriter's musical journey.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

pet-wearablejpg

How to prepare your pet to cope with stress of holiday season

14 November 2019 3:58 PM

Dr Aileen Pypers has tips and advice on helping animals through what is the most stressful part of the year for them.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

realistic-child-and-youth-care-centre-boys-with-ajax-facebook-png

Dis-Chem Foundation helps home for vulnerable boy children in Cape Town

14 November 2019 2:37 PM

Realistic Child and Youth Care Centre in Athlone receives a generous donation of a stove and gym equipment for the boys.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

The Duchess gin tonic

The Duchess - the story behind the world’s first non-alcoholic gin & tonic

14 November 2019 12:08 PM

Launched in 2016, The Duchess has won numerous awards and successfully broke into the UK, Belgium and the Scandinavian countries.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Phone

Can’t find your phone? Drop everything – thieves can get into your banking app!

14 November 2019 10:55 AM

Did someone steal your phone? Contact your bank without hesitation warns consumer journalist Wendy Knowler.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

More from Local

191031-makashule-gana-edjpg

'I believe I am the leader DA needs at this point in time' - Makashule Gana

16 November 2019 11:32 AM

The Gauteng MPL faces off against John Steenhuisen in the DA interim federal leader contest on Sunday.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

191115 SAA strike Airways Park4

If 'corrupt' SAA board resigns Sacca will lower salary rise demand to 6%

16 November 2019 9:38 AM

The South African Cabin Crew Association's Christopher Shabangu says the strike is not intended to shut airline down.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

190405-steenhuisen-edjpg

'There are two horses in this DA race but the inside track goes to Steenhuisen'

15 November 2019 4:40 PM

Political analyst Jan-Jan Joubert says there is always a chance of a Makashule Gana upset.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Khumbudzo Ntshavheni

Government improves access to finance for SMMEs

15 November 2019 2:04 PM

Minister of Small Businesses Development Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says they have improved the feedback system for applicants.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

191115 SAA strike Airways Park4

CCMA set to mediate meeting between unions and SAA as strike continues

15 November 2019 1:57 PM

Pundits weigh in on the protest happening at the airline and how passengers have been impacted by it.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

191105-luyanda-botha-edjpg

Uyinene Mrwetyana's family welcomes Luyanda Botha's three life sentences

15 November 2019 12:41 PM

EWN reporter Lizelle Persens gives updates on the court proceedings and the family says it does not have sympathy for Botha.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

191114-kzn-river-edjpg

Flooded rivers hinder search for missing people in tornado-hit KZN

15 November 2019 8:36 AM

IPSS Emergency Services spokesperson Paul Herbst says the body of a seven-year-old boy who was swept by the heavy rains was found.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

180620policetapejpeg

Payday weekend murders decreased to 17 in Western Cape - Premier Alan Winde

15 November 2019 8:30 AM

Western Cape premier Alan Winde says the the 1000 officers promised by Minister Cele for the province are in training.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

solar-rooftopjpg

Invest in solar cells for CT school, with promise of good returns

14 November 2019 6:00 PM

Groote Schuur High School's Paige du Plessis explains how the solar power partner project with Sun Exchange actually works.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

saa-flightjpg

What to do if you have a flight booked with SAA on Friday or Saturday

14 November 2019 4:45 PM

Spokesperson Tlali Tlali on strike-related cancellation of flights and whether fresh meeting with unions could change outlook.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward