Running a Small Student Accommodation Business during a Pandemic

  Part 1: The Lead-up to the Lockdown  We started 2020 very aware that we were facing a challenging year.  For various reasons, our properties had not been properly prepared for the 2020 intake of students, so we started the year on the back … Read More

Our involvement in protest against GBV

29 April 2021 On 24 August 2019, 19-year-old Uyinene Mrwetyana, a student at UCT, was raped and then murdered by Luyanda Botha, an employee at a post office where she went to collect a parcel. Uyinene was missing for 9 … Read More

The Origins of The Baobab

Rasagee Pillay | 27 November 2020 In May 2006 I, along with a group of investors, purchased the 377 Lower Main Road building at an auction. We intended to convert it into a call centre as part of a consulting … Read More