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Episode 108: Fred Robertson - Entrepreneur of the Year

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Galliova Awards announces 2014 finalists
Galliova Awards announces 2014 finalists

The finalists in the 2014 Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards have been announced across the two main categories and three affiliated awards...

20 Oct 2014 11:58

Canine Zone new name for Cesar's Way magazine
Canine Zone new name for Cesar's Way magazine

Canine Zone is a new name for Cesar's Way magazine, as publisher Sharon Dale has decided not to renew the licence contract with Cesar's Way USA due to the Rand/Dollar exchange rate...

16 Oct 2014 12:37

Aerodrome launches limited edition journal
Aerodrome launches limited edition journal

On Saturday, 20 September, many of Cape Town's bibliophiles spent a cloudless spring day at the city's annual Open Book Festival. But a number of them also came to Warren Editions, a professional printing studio, for the launch of Aerodrome's inaugural journal.

By Eugene Yiga 13 Oct 2014 10:13

Llewellyn Kriel
Save us from the horror of read rage

Along with Dean Koontz, my favourite living author is Stephen King. Not only do these supreme masters scare the holy bejabbers out of me, but they're also Stradivariuses in the use of English.

By Llewellyn Kriel 9 Oct 2014 15:15

Graham Hancock to present full-day seminars in South Africa
Graham Hancock to present full-day seminars in South Africa

Graham Hancock, known for his books, The Sign and The Seal, Fingerprints of the Gods, Heaven's Mirror, will be presenting full-day seminars called 'Magicians of the Gods' in South Africa...

9 Oct 2014 09:10

AuthorsMag.com launches digital magazine, for authors by authors
AuthorsMag.com launches digital magazine, for authors by authors

AuthorsMag.com is a proudly South African, digital monthly magazine where readers and writers hang out. The magazine aims to develop the lives of authors...

3 Oct 2014 08:58

Tracy Gilpin
You're never too old to spy

South Africa boasts two Nobel Prize winning authors but has never produced a John le Carre or Ian Fleming. Strange, when the success of South African intelligence operations have, from time to time, been the envy of intelligence agencies the world over.

By Tracy Gilpin 1 Oct 2014 15:13

Mikateko cleans up at the SA Publication Forum Awards, for the second year in a row - Mikateko Media
Mikateko cleans up at the SA Publication Forum Awards, for the second year in a row

It's been another bumper year at the SA Publication Forum Awards for Mikateko Media, who walked away with two awards and 26 certificates of merit...

Issued by Mikateko Media 30 Sep 2014 13:06

New bilingual isiXhosa dictionary from Oxford University Press SA
New bilingual isiXhosa dictionary from Oxford University Press SA

Last week, the Oxford University Press SA (OUPSA) launched its bilingual isiXhosa dictionary, the first substantial isiXhosa-English bilingual dictionary to be published since 1985...

30 Sep 2014 10:19

The view from Half Way - the future and opportunities of BRICS - COSA Media
The view from Half Way - the future and opportunities of BRICS

Bespoke magazine publisher, COSA Media, is expanding its offering to include niche book publishing. The first offering from its new label, Half Way There, is an expert analysis of the future of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations, in a time of rapidly shifting global dynamics...

Issued by COSA Media 29 Sep 2014 11:06

Sandra Roberts
The one trick that hones your writing in seven ways

Q: What is the fastest way to improve my writing? A: Get another writer to be your critic. It's that simple.

By Sandra Roberts 25 Sep 2014 09:17

Celebrate 20 years of democracy with 21 Icons' collectors' edition
Celebrate 20 years of democracy with 21 Icons' collectors' edition

In celebration of 20 years of democracy, the newly released book, 21 Icons, offers exclusive access to a remarkable spread of South African legends. 21 Icons makes the perfect year-end gift for all those who show a keen interest in South African history. Special Offer limited to Bizcommunity readers: Purchase 20 books and receive 1 FREE!

Issued by 21 Portraits South Africa 22 Sep 2014 10:04

Queen of Soweto: A book in a dash
Queen of Soweto: A book in a dash

The third Book Dash, in collaboration with Rock Girl and the African Storybook Project, was the happy ending to Women's Month.

By Jessica Taylor 19 Sep 2014 15:15

Why I'm #TeamOxfordComma
Why I'm #TeamOxfordComma

"Who gives a f*&% about an Oxford comma?" asks indie pop band Vampire Weekend in their hit song, "Oxford Comma". Quite a few people, it seems. This was evident a few years back when news broke that the University of...

By Leigh Crymble 19 Sep 2014 06:26

Design Times features women in advertising for the 2014 creative industry edition - Lion's Wing
Design Times features women in advertising for the 2014 creative industry edition

For its 53rd issue, South Africa's creative resource, Design Times, will be featuring content specifically focussed on the creative industry, once again coinciding with the Annual Loerie Awards...

Issued by Lion's Wing 18 Sep 2014 11:04

Doman takes over Popular Mechanics
Doman takes over Popular Mechanics

Seasoned journalist and current deputy editor, Anthony Doman, will pick up the editorial reins at Popular Mechanics on 1 October with the retirement of founding editor, Alan Duggan...

12 Sep 2014 05:39

Clive Vanderwagen
Why magazines?

As far back as 1928, as radio was sweeping the world, media pundits were predicting the death of print and, with it, the demise of serious reporting...

By Clive Vanderwagen 11 Sep 2014 06:32

Cream of Western Cape business gathers at Portside building - Topco Media
Cream of Western Cape business gathers at Portside building

The leaders of business and industry in the Western Cape were joined by Premier Helen Zille for the pre-launch of the Western Cape Top 300 Companies publication on Friday, 29 August.

Issued by Topco Media 3 Sep 2014 12:16

The way Foreword for content marketing
The way Foreword for content marketing

Candice Claassen, content marketing specialist and founder of newly launched content marketing company, Foreword, explains why it's so important to have a good content marketing strategy in place and how it adds value to the traditional marketing mix, the steps to follow to get it right, and how to measure how well your strategy is working...

Issued by Foreword 1 Sep 2014 08:26

Inspiring girls with stories of South African Women
Inspiring girls with stories of South African Women

On Saturday, 30 August, thirty authors, illustrators, and editors will collaborate to write ten biographies of extraordinary South African women in one day...

29 Aug 2014 11:08

Road tripper's guide to farm stalls
Road tripper's guide to farm stalls

There are hundreds of farm stalls all over the country, some loved and easy to find and other gems lesser known. Well, here's a guide to help you find them.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 29 Aug 2014 07:52

FAST COMPANY SA appoints contributing editors
FAST COMPANY SA appoints contributing editors

Seasoned industry editor and journalist Louise Marsland and consulting brand manager Anneleigh Jacobsen, have been appointed Contributing Editors to FAST COMPANY SOUTH AFRICA, which launches in October in South Africa.

29 Aug 2014 07:44

Cape Argus to relaunch, revamped
Cape Argus to relaunch, revamped

The Cape Argus to relaunch in bigger, more user-friendly format along with the launch of its mobile news app.

29 Aug 2014 07:26

Home sweet Hemelhuijs
Home sweet Hemelhuijs

Ever since it opened back in October 2010, Hemelhuijs has been a restaurant of many faces. Now, as the seasons change, artist and chef Jacques Erasmus has transformed the Cape Town eatery (a finalist for Eat Out's Boschendal Style Award) once again.

By Eugene Yiga 28 Aug 2014 12:42

Naspers deal derailed after Caxton request
Naspers deal derailed after Caxton request

Business Day was unable to get a response from the competition authorities on Friday as to whether they would still investigate Naspers's shareholding structure, despite...

25 Aug 2014 13:38

Print circulation data shows disturbing trends
Print circulation data shows disturbing trends

Publishers of newspapers and magazines have been bleeding, and are taking desperate measures to cling on to their share of...

By Linda Ensor 25 Aug 2014 06:29

Media24 / Paarl Media: transaction collapsed
Media24 / Paarl Media: transaction collapsed

Lambert Retief, Non-executive Chairman at Paarl Media, has issued the following statement: "At 61, one would think that there are a few basic decisions a man can make about his own life - such as when he retires...

22 Aug 2014 12:53

Premier Zille to address Western Cape's business leaders - Topco Media
Premier Zille to address Western Cape's business leaders

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will be in attendance at the newly-completed Portside building to deliver the keynote address for the prelaunch of the Western Cape Top300 publication on 29 August...

Issued by Topco Media 21 Aug 2014 10:41

[NewsMaker] Evans Manyonga
[NewsMaker] Evans Manyonga

There's a new editor in town to take note of as he'll be heading up one of the most important business magazines in the world here in South Africa the launch of Fast Company South Africa...

By Louise Marsland 20 Aug 2014 10:54

Tribunal grants Caxton right to intervene in Media24 merger case
Tribunal grants Caxton right to intervene in Media24 merger case

Printing and publishing group Caxton (CTP) will participate in the merger proceedings of Media24 and the Paarl Media group following an order by the Competition Tribunal...

By Amanda Visser 20 Aug 2014 08:16

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