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RBIDZ key in driving radical economic transformation

Upbeat in becoming a motor-force for change and taking a central role in the radical transformation of the economy of the province, the Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (RBIDZ) is deliberately focusing on opening opportunities for emerging contractors as part of efforts aimed at fast-tracking their entry into the mainstream economy...

Issued by Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone 15 hours ago

Cape water woes solved... for now

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille prayed for an answer to the city's water crisis recently - and immediately got one...

18 hours ago

Highly contagious disease can decimate tilapia populations

A highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia and can decimate infected populations. Tilapia Lake Virus (TiLV) has now been confirmed in five countries on three continents...

16 hours ago

#AfricaMonth: Quality agricultural education essential to increase productivity in Africa

In spite of declining growth rates and recent credit downgrades in many African countries, a growing labor force and vast expanses of arable land, point to significant opportunities...

By Howard Blight 17 hours ago

Mimi Women exceeds one million sanitary pads target

CSI programmes and individual donors have helped Mimi Women exceed its target to distribute one million sanitary pads to disadvantaged girls by World Menstrual Hygiene Day, which is held annually on the 28 May...

17 hours ago

Radisson Blu contributing to SDGs with Blu Planet for Meetings

To make meetings carbon-free at Radisson Blu hotels worldwide by the end of the year, the hotel brand is launching Blu Planet for Meetings...

18 hours ago

Meet the Afro-centric kidswear brand uplifting PE communities

Myang is an all-woman company, which provides employment and upliftment opportunities for several women in the poverty-stricken communities...

3 days ago

SA lagging in female representation at executive level

Only 2.2% of JSE-listed companies have female CEOs and SA lags behind on female representation at the executive level, according to a Bain & Company report released on Wednesday, 24 May...

By Michelle Gumede 3 days ago

How streets can help bridge social and spatial divides

I recently had a very inspiring conversation with Marcela Guerrero Casas, co-founder and MD of Open Streets Cape Town about the power of streets and its ability to bridge social and spatial divides...

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

Coca-Cola saves 290 Olympic-sized swimming pools of water

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has announced a saving of almost 726 million litres of water over the past six years...

3 days ago

Murimi-Umlimi app boost for farmers

Dubbed Murimi-Umlimi, the app seeks to impart valuable farming advice and information to farmers that are not always available on their farms...

3 days ago

WHO's new African leader could be a shot in the arm for poorer countries

Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus is the first African to be elected as the director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in its 70 year history...

By David Sanders 3 days ago

KZN farmers, landowners elated after another ruling against fracking

Following a recent ruling against an application for exploration rights on more than 800,000ha in Northern KZN, farmers and landowners in the province are celebrating another fracking ruling victory, this time in the Midlands region...

25 May 2017

Government to develop more black commercial farmers

Government is set to fast-track the transformation of the agriculture sector by increasing the number of black commercial farmers...

25 May 2017

Sanral pushes on with Wild Coast upgrades

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) is to award R3.1bn in tenders for two megabridges in the Eastern Cape in the next two months...

By Karl Gernetzky 25 May 2017

Red Cherry Interactive's sister company Touch Africa is running a Mandela Day book drive

In the spirit of Mandela Day, Red Cherry Interactive's sister company, Touch Africa (a non-profit organisation), is running a book drive...

Issued by Red Cherry Interactive 25 May 2017

Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront closing pool to help save water

The Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront announced that it is closing the hotel's swimming pool until further notice, due to the proposed level 4 water restrictions...

25 May 2017

Community protest at LIV Village

LIV Village, a charitable organisation that Private Property has been a supporter of since its inception, was the target of protests by members of the neighbouring Cottonlands community...

Issued by Private Property 25 May 2017

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Free self-sustainable garden and home eco webinar

Alosha Lynov, former CEO of 3D Deco, is offering a week-long complimentary eco webinar for a self-sustainable garden and home, beginning on Tuesday, 30 May...

Issued by Bio Veda 25 May 2017

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International

Introducing the Greenhouse In a Box

In recent years, global warming has lead to a rapidly changing climate in India, temperatures across the country have reached soaring highs, negatively affecting the crops of many farmers. In fact, farmer suicides in India reached over 8,000 in 2015 as a result of this. Now, a farming technology startup named Kheyti is hoping to remedy this with their Greenhouse in a Box (GIB).

16 May 2017

Ad awards prioritise humanity

Body language. Advertising in its simplest form is a brand's flirtation with a person. The way a brand makes a human feel will determine the relationship that follows between brand and consumer.

By Suhana Gordhan 11 May 2017

#OneShow2017: That South African One Show direct link

FCB Africa's creative director, Suhana Gordhan, shares exclusive insights into judging the One Show's direct marketing entries and how even this reflects the organisation's strong drive for better diversity across the industry.

By Leigh Andrews 5 May 2017

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