Sabinet signs up to Publishing Technology's ingentaDrive platform solution - Sabinet
Sabinet signs up to Publishing Technology's ingentaDrive platform solution

Sabinet prides itself in building an inclusive environment where every user and publisher knows their experience and expectations are valued and respected. To this end, following thorough investigation and consultation with our patrons, we are proud to be at the forefront of online content solutions.

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Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen becomes the first South African to be awarded a Michelin Star - Penguin Random House SA
Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen becomes the first South African to be awarded a Michelin Star

JAN, a restaurant in the south of France owned and run by South African-born chef, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen, has been awarded a Michelin Star, as Jan Hendrik becomes the first South African to receive this honour. On the announcement, the chef was quoted on his Instagram feed as saying, "This is where I say. Dreams do come true." The restaurant was also voted as one of the best restaurants in the world by Condé Nast Traveller in 2015.

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Penguin Random House to publish latest novel by Marita van der Vyver - Penguin Random House SA
Penguin Random House to publish latest novel by Marita van der Vyver

Penguin Random House will be publishing Marita van der Vyver's next novel in Afrikaans and English. Titled Misverstand in Afrikaans, the story is set over a few days in Paris, where a failed South African writer finds himself in the company of a young au pair during the terrorist attacks of 13 November 2015.

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SA gets its first digital marketing solution for publications
SA gets its first digital marketing solution for publications

A first in South Africa, BookBeak is a digital marketing solution for book and magazine publishers and retailers.

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Sabinet launches African News Agency (previously SAPA) - Sabinet
Sabinet launches African News Agency (previously SAPA)

As leaders in the information industry, Sabinet is pleased to announce the collaboration with the African News Agency (ANA), the new owners of the SAPA archive. This collaboration ensures continued provision of the SAPA archive and in addition, when you subscribe, you will receive updated news service from ANA effective November 2015.

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UK publisher Pearson axes 4,000 jobs

LONDON - British education publisher Pearson on Thursday unveiled plans to axe 4,000 jobs, or ten percent of its global workforce, to combat weak demand, sending its share price surging.

International jurors announced for Dubai Lynx includes South Africans
International jurors announced for Dubai Lynx includes South Africans

There will be 56 international jurors judging entries from across the MENA region at the 10th Dubai Lynx, including six South Africans. The Festival runs from 6-8 March and culminates in the Awards on the evening of 9 March.