PROPERTY

Winners of the Africa Property Investment Awards 2018
Winners of the Africa Property Investment Awards 2018

The annual Africa Property Investment (API) Awards were celebrated by property developers, suppliers and owners from all over sub-Saharan Africa at the Sandton Convention Centre...

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HR & RECRUITMENT

Important victory for smaller trade unions
Important victory for smaller trade unions

In an important victory for smaller unions, the Constitutional Court has ruled that a minority union can organise in the workplace even if it doesn't meet membership requirements agreed on by the majority union and the employer...

By Kathleen Mpofu 2 days ago

TOURISM

Sanlam Top Destination Awards announces 2018 winners
Sanlam Top Destination Awards announces 2018 winners

The Sanlam Top Destination awards ceremony 34 accommodation establishments walk away with the winning title of top destination...

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CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Radisson RED hotel awarded Green Key status
Radisson RED hotel awarded Green Key status

The Radisson RED hotel in Cape Town being awarded with Green Key status...

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LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Aviation drives economic prosperity for Mauritius
Aviation drives economic prosperity for Mauritius

International Air Transport Association (IATA) encouraged Mauritius to take a leadership role in fulfilling its Abuja Declaration commitment to recognise the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) in its safety oversight regulatory framework...

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PROPERTY

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A cottage for sale
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A cottage for sale

This month, a new report shows that Malta has edged out Hong Kong as the territory or country with the highest residential price gains. With such rampant development on the island, Malta's national bird should perhaps be... the crane?

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 2 days ago

TOURISM

Jamms enters bid for Western Cape tourism recovery plan
Jamms enters bid for Western Cape tourism recovery plan

During a recent Joint Association Member Meeting, it emerged that keeping Cape Town as one of the most sought-after destination in the world a priority...

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PROPERTY

City of Cape Town fails to explain R140m property sale bungle
City of Cape Town fails to explain R140m property sale bungle

Deputy-Mayor Ian Neilson has defended the City of Cape Town's controversial sale of Site B - a prime Foreshore property. But Neilson's statement is inconsistent with municipal laws...

By Daneel Knoetze 2 days ago

ICT

Drones to be used by insurers?
Drones to be used by insurers?

Given how data provides a competitive advantage, insurers can use drones to enhance the quality of information around policies and claims and aid in improving decision-making...

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HR & RECRUITMENT

Equity Amendment Bill pushes workplace transformation agenda
Equity Amendment Bill pushes workplace transformation agenda

The Employment Equity Amendment Bill and the Draft Employment Equity Regulations, which aim to fast-track slow transformation in the workplace, are expected to be published in the Government Gazette this afternoon...

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AGRICULTURE

KZN's Kwanalu 2018 Young Farmer announced
KZN's Kwanalu 2018 Young Farmer announced

The KwaZulu-Natal Agricultural Union has named Rustin Shawe as its 2018 Young Farmer of the Year at its annual Congress at the Royal Showgrounds in Pietermaritzburg...

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TOURISM

SA travellers top 10 fastest growing destinations
SA travellers top 10 fastest growing destinations

According to analysis conducted by Travelport, the countries that have seen the greatest growth in flight bookings from travellers in South Africa in the last 12 months are Mauritius, Thailand and Zimbabwe...

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LEGAL

Media classification guidelines to protect artists, public
Media classification guidelines to protect artists, public

Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana says the draft Film and Publication Board's (FPB) Classification Guidelines seek to determine the extent to which media content is reflective of the public's values and expectations...

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RETAIL

Call for Famous Brands to commit to cage-free eggs
Call for Famous Brands to commit to cage-free eggs

Multi-faith environmental NGO SAFCEI has launched a public campaign urging restaurant franchisor, Famous Brands, to commit to go "cage-free" for all its hens and their eggs by 2025...

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AUTOMOTIVE

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Alliance and Google partner on next-generation infotainment

Alliance signs a global multiyear agreement to partner with Google to equip Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi vehicles with intelligent infotainment systems...

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ICT

Samsung supports local startups
Samsung supports local startups

Samsung recently arranged a Global Startup Acceleration Programme in South Africa, in partnership with Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA) and NGO Nangila...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Presentations: The marketing factor
Presentations: The marketing factor

Have you ever sat in a presentation or pitch wishing it would be over? The answer that I believe 99.9% of people will reply with is a resounding YES...

By Keenan Bouwer 2 days ago

TOURISM

Hospitality industry a leading employer in Kenya
Hospitality industry a leading employer in Kenya

A grim picture has recently been presented in a survey by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics that of a whopping seven million Kenyans currently unemployed with only 1.4 million desperately looking for work...

By Josephine Wawira 2 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Meet the Maker: Imagin Gin
Meet the Maker: Imagin Gin

Stewart Berry, owner of Bryanston based liquor store Berry and Bottles has a little secret up his sleeve. Not only does his store stock, a large and varied alcohol range, but he also happens to own some of them...

By Samantha Snedorf 2 days ago

HEALTHCARE

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Penicillin was discovered 90 years ago - and despite resistance, the future looks good for antibiotics

When the NHS turned 70 this year, I was reminded of another anniversary which has had an enormous impact on healthcare over many years. Penicillin is 90 this year.

By Alastair Hay 2 days ago

LIFESTYLE

#OnTheBigScreen: A sensational Emma Thompson and Johnny English strikes again
#OnTheBigScreen: A sensational Emma Thompson and Johnny English strikes again

The Children Act, Johnny English Strikes Again, Gotti and Leave No Trace open at cinemas this weekend...

By Daniel Dercksen 2 days ago

RETAIL

Asking customers to donate when they buy stuff may be good for business
Asking customers to donate when they buy stuff may be good for business

Cashiers asking customers to donate small sums to charity while they're at cash registers, known as checkout charity, is becoming a big business...

By Benjamin Lawrence 2 days ago

LIFESTYLE

Cassandra Twala on this year's Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair
Cassandra Twala on this year's Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair

Jessica Tennant interviews fair curator Cassandra Twala to find out more about her involvement in the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair over the years and what she's most excited about this year...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Johannesburg's construction cost inflation gets 6% hike
Johannesburg's construction cost inflation gets 6% hike

According to research conducted by Turner & Townsend, the cost of global construction is set to rise by 4.3% during 2018 compared to 4.1% in 2017...

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ENERGY & MINING

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How wearables can revolutionise mining safety

There's a surging interest in digital solutions that improve the productivity and safety for mine employees...

By Leon Cosgrove 2 days ago

RETAIL

Dr. Oetker to acquire baking brand Wilton
Dr. Oetker to acquire baking brand Wilton

German-based food conglomerate Dr. Oetker is set to purchase Wilton Brands, a US baking, cake decorating and candy making brand...

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AUTOMOTIVE

High (w)heels in the auto industry
High (w)heels in the auto industry

Bavita Valab, Kansai Plascon's automotive coatings division brand manager, shares her journey of working for the paint manufacturer...

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PROPERTY

Self-sustainable green homes are hot property
Self-sustainable green homes are hot property

Homes featuring energy-saving alternatives and greener living solutions are more in demand and are selling at premium prices...

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