Nelly Nyagah

Journalist

Location icon South Africa

I help organisations discover and tell their best stories.

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Labour Research Service South Africa

These are uncertain times for printing company Fingerprint Co-operative Ltd in Cape Town, South Africa. The company's prized printing machine has seized up. There's a lull in drumming up new business. Now the workers are worried about a succession plan for the 29-year-old-company. Time for the employees to hold a 'workers revolution'?

Uspiked
05/06/2017
Opportunity Knocks For Poor School Children

Nosipho, a grade 11 beneficiary of the African Scholars Fund (ASF), knows the most important condition attached to her bursary - she must excel in her academic work. Her report card wasn't up to scratch at the end of 2015, and she feared the scholarship would be terminated.

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05/01/2017
Dairy Processors in Market Share Mayhem

When Shoprite imported millions of litres of cheap long life milk from Poland, it put its biggest fresh milk supplier in a ditch. Now a bitter milk turf war...

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10/09/2016
This Breed Of Social Activist

"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world." Harriet Tubman, an American abolitionist and humanitarian.

Uspiked
10/01/2016
Tough Times Ahead For Farmers

For milk farmers, the impact of deregulation was profound: removal of subsidies and levies, price manipulation, loss of market share for fresh milk and other dairy products, increased imports, entry of foreign firms, lowered health and sanitation standards, farm closures and job losses.

How We Made It In Africa
03/06/2015
How a rule-breaking Kenyan succeeded in the hair industry... in South Africa

Yesterday I had the pleasure of chatting with Tracy Wangari - an expert hairstylist and entrepreneur known for her extraordinary skill and good service. A Kenyan national, Tracy launched her Cape Town-based salon in 1999 and maintains a hands-on role in the now successful venture.

Matchdeck
08/29/2013
Matchdeck

If Vimal Shah could get farmers to grow soya beans with 200 pods on each plant, he would. As CEO of East Africa's biggest edible oils company, Vimal knows his goal to become Africa's biggest supplier of edible oils largely hinges on his ability to get more farmers to grow quality soya beans and sunflower seeds.

Matchdeck
07/30/2013
Africa is primed for UAE investments

Then Angola's diamonds already had a major market in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the government was taking measures to keep relations with Abu Dhabi on an upswing and lure UAE companies to invest in mining of diamonds rather than just trading.

Matchdeck
03/26/2013
Matchdeck

One day it will be difficult to believe that the land Eko Atlantic City in Lagos State stands was once part of the ocean. Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan officiated the dedication ceremony of the five million square metres of the land reclaimed from the sea for the project's development.

Matchdeck
09/20/2012
Matchdeck

In December 2000, five West African countries (Nigeria, Ghana, Gambia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone) came together to form the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) . WAMZ's objective is to establish a second strong monetary bloc, with the 'Eco' as the single currency to rival the CFA franc.

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