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Superhero teacher awarded in annual Teacher's Day competition
Superhero teacher awarded in annual Teacher's Day competition

Acting Principal of Orient Heights Primary, Perumal Govender has been named the national winner of the Woolworths Educational Programme and MySchool's 2017 Teacher's Day competition...

7 hours ago

RETAIL

Strike goes on at Coca-Cola
Strike goes on at Coca-Cola

Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) members of Coca-Cola Beverages SA (CCBSA) operations in five provinces, including the Eastern Cape, are pushing ahead with a protected strike...

7 hours ago

HEALTHCARE

#LifeEsidimeni: How good people come to do very bad things
#LifeEsidimeni: How good people come to do very bad things

Arbitration reveals the skeletons in the Gauteng health department's closet culture that gave rise to 141 deaths and continues to thrive...

By Laura Lopez Gonzalez 7 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Ciclope Festival announce its shortlist, includes six SA entries

The Ciclope Festival, a festival that recognises and rewards exceptional craft in moving image, has announced its shortlist of global finalists for its 2017 awards ceremony, which includes six South African entries...

7 hours ago

RETAIL

FASA survey measures franchisee success and satisfaction
FASA survey measures franchisee success and satisfaction

The Franchise Association of South Africa has surveyed franchisees to find out how they are faring and what their challenges are...

7 hours ago

FINANCE

Bernard Ngoepe, tax ombudsman
Reviewing the role of the tax ombud

Taxpayers appear to have become more aware of the Office of the Tax Ombud mandate to resolve taxpayers' complaints with Sars...

8 hours ago

EDUCATION

Student funding body fails to meet objectives
Student funding body fails to meet objectives

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) increased the number of students it funded by 9% in the 2016-17 financial year, but the technically complex roll-out of its student-centred model led to the organisation failing to meet nearly half of its strategic objectives and performance indicators...

By Michelle Gumede 8 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Premfish gets stake in squid operation
Premfish gets stake in squid operation

Premfish has hooked its first acquisition since listing on the JSE in March. The company announced the acquisition of a 53.5% controlling stake in squid specialist Talhado Fishing Enterprises for R106m...

By Marc Hasenfuss 8 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The power of consumer insights (combined with woke strategy and creative)
The power of consumer insights (combined with woke strategy and creative)

Never has it been so evident to acknowledge and value the power of consumer insights in 2017...

By Thomas Sepheka 8 hours ago

LIFESTYLE

Get Lucky Summer introduces new concert series
Get Lucky Summer introduces new concert series

Goodluck has announced the return of their annual summer residency, the Get Luck Summer.

8 hours ago

ENERGY & MINING

Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan, CE AngloGold Ashanti
AngloGold left with two SA assets

AngloGold Ashanti will have just two major assets left in SA, halving output from the country...

9 hours ago

LIFESTYLE

TOPS at Spar Bierfest comes to Cape Town
TOPS at Spar Bierfest comes to Cape Town

The annual TOPS at Spar Bierfest comes to Cape Town from 3-4 November 2017 at GrandWest's new multipurpose facility, Sun Park. Festival goes can expect all things German, from beers and bands to eisbeins and frauleins.

9 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The TBWA/Raad team with their 2017 Loeries flock.
#LoeriesRankings2017 with... TBWA\Raad

Just when you thought the Loeries buzz was over, the Loeries' rankings are in! I chatted to some of this year's top-ranked creatives post-celebrations. We kick off with the ever-disruptive TBWA\Raad team, based in Dubai in the UAE...

By Leigh Andrews 9 hours ago

RETAIL

Chris Weylandt
#BODJHB: Chris Weylandt on the basics of retail

On day two of the Johannesburg version of Business of Design, Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of Weylandts, the contemporary furniture and décor chain store, explained his tactics to competing or rather leading in the retail game...

By Jessica Tennant 9 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

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Farmers optimistic about the future of SA agriculture, but continued instability and uncertainty could change that

The lack of stability, certainty, and good governance, all pre-requisites for business confidence, can have an enormous adverse impact on food security and the sustainability of the whole agricultural value chain...

By Hamlet Hlomendlini 9 hours ago

LIFESTYLE

#EntrepreneurMonth: Supporting disadvantaged artists through the Grassroots Art Project
#EntrepreneurMonth: Supporting disadvantaged artists through the Grassroots Art Project

Poor working conditions, minimum access to beneficial networks and lack of skills and resources for promotion are just a few of the challenges that disadvantaged artists face when aiming to make viable careers from their creativity.

By Ruth Cooper 10 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Learn how to develop animated TV series for global distribution
Learn how to develop animated TV series for global distribution

Triggerfish is hosting a free webinar to help animators and storytellers across Africa to develop TV series for worldwide distribution...

10 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Clio Awards announce “Of the Year” finalists
Clio Awards announce “Of the Year” finalists

The top finalists for the “Of-the-Year” awards to be presented at the 2017 Clio Entertainment Awards have been announced...

10 hours ago

RETAIL

The world of payments is changing fast
The world of payments is changing fast

The services offered by traditional banks are too restrictive for what smaller retailers require and many of them are looking for alternative solutions...

By Paul Kent 10 hours ago

TOURISM

Hendrik Jansen van Nieuwenhuizen
Chef Hennie Jansen van Nieuwenhuizen named winner of SAB2's Proefessioneel

Hennie Jansen van Nieuwenhuizen has been awarded top honours in the SABC2 competition, Proefessioneel, defeating 19 other competitors, securing a position at Eight Restaurant at Spier...

10 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

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Land reform failure 'puts SA at risk'

Although the state is meant to provide finance and support to emerging farmers through its recapitalisation and development programme, land reform failure is up to 90%...

By Neels Blom 11 hours ago

RETAIL

SA no longer puts up with shoddy products
SA no longer puts up with shoddy products

Exploding electronic game boxes, melting cellphones, ill-fitting paint-stripper bottle lids, lethal kitchen appliances and faulty cars...

By Graeme Hosken 11 hours ago

TOURISM

Sunset Restaurant at The Peninsula All-Suite Hotel (Image Supplied)
Peninsula Hotel restaurant refurbishment pays homage to ocean-side location

Following a recent R800,000 refurbishment at The Peninsula Hotel in Sea Point, the Sunset Restaurant's new interiors pay homage to its ocean-side location...

11 hours ago

AUTOMOTIVE

MasterDrive joins PinkDrive in hosting awareness event
MasterDrive joins PinkDrive in hosting awareness event

As October celebrates Transport Month as well as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, MasterDrive and PinkDrive are joining forces to host a complimentary event in Johannesburg...

11 hours ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

#GBCSA2017: The potential for buildings to become mini utilities
#GBCSA2017: The potential for buildings to become mini utilities

The future of large public utilities, such as Eskom, is uncertain...

By Sindy Peters 11 hours ago

LIFESTYLE

Vusumuzi Ndlovu announced as S.Pellegrino Young Chef Africa and Middle East semi-final winner
Vusumuzi Ndlovu announced as S.Pellegrino Young Chef Africa and Middle East semi-final winner

With his dish titled Isicupho, sous chef Vusumuzi Ndlovu from the Pot Luck Club pop up at Marabi Club has been announced as the winner of the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 Africa and Middle East...

12 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

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WAZA signs MoU to help make sustainably produced palm oil the norm

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the RSPO have signed a five-year MoU to further transformation of markets and make sustainable palm oil the norm...

12 hours ago

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