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Marketing & Media
RIP Grant Shakoane

Former Metro FM DJ Grant Shakoane, affectionately known to his listeners as "Shebabadoo Shebaba", has passed away, as confirmed by fellow radio veteran and close friend Wilson B Nkosi to TshisaLIVE...

8 hours ago;

Courage under fire: How marketers and agencies made lemonade

The old adage talks about how to react when life gives you lemons - but under circumstances unseen in our lifetime, what do you do when life hands you a pandemic?

Johanna McDowell 12 hours ago;

Advertising. Queen's Gambit versus the robots

Well, here I go. This is the advertising equivalent of the charge of the light brigade. I am going to ride my horse of belief right at the cannons of coolness. I am about to fight for a word even I hate. Tally ho...

Damon Stapleton 10 hours ago;

#BehindtheBrandManager: Nivea's marketing manager, Mpume Ngwenya

Mpume Ngwenya, marketing manager at Nivea, tells us about her career journey to marketing and about their latest 'Skinfluencer' campaign...

Jessica Tennant 12 hours ago;

#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Banele Msimanga, brand manager of Hunter's Cider

Banele Msimanga is the brand manager of Hunter's Cider and over the past year has worked on the brand creating great consumer experiences like Green Room events...

Evan-Lee Courie 11 hours ago;

House and Leisure magazine relaunches

South African decor and design publication House and Leisure is back on shelves...

17 hours ago;

NYF's Radio Awards appoints Jennie Caltaldo, Helen Shaw, Carole Zimmer to advisory board

xNew York Festivals Radio Awards has announced the appointment of award-winning global storytellers Jennie Caltaldo, Helen Shaw and Carole Zimmer to its Radio Awards Advisory Board...

16 hours ago;

Healthcare
Why are South Africans afraid to vaccinate?

Conspiracy theories on social media are stoking the fires of fear around the Covid-19 inoculation...

13 hours ago;

Scabies: the neglected tropical disease no one wants to talk about

Some diseases are more likely to enter public conversation than others. Covid-19 has dominated the public discourse in 2020...

Michael Head 8 hours ago;

Retail
Chicken chain Galito's continues expansion in Africa

South Africa-born food chain Galito's will soon have 20 outlets located in Kenya, as the piri-piri chicken brand eyes further growth on the African continent...

8 hours ago;

Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030

Vans will move towards creating circular products and systems that use regenerative and recycled materials, designed to reduce waste and keep products in use and out of landfills...

9 hours ago;

SA consumers express willingness to help combat sustainability issues

As Earth Day is observed around the world on 22 April, new research on sustainability commissioned by Mastercard reveals a marked increase in consumer passion for the environment...

13 hours ago;

Food truck owner rejects RocoMamas statement on 'Smash Burger' controversy

A statement released by RocoMamas regarding its dispute with small business owner Muammer Kasu has been described by members of the public as "condescending" and "arrogant"...

14 hours ago;

Energy & Mining
More coal-fired power or 100% renewables? For the next few decades, both paths are wrong

The big question facing Australia's National Electricity Market is how to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 without disrupted energy supplies or skyrocketing prices....

9 hours ago;

CSI & Sustainability
Covid-19 economic impact failed to put brakes on climate change - WMO report

The Covid-19-related economic slowdown failed to put the brakes on climate change drivers and accelerating impacts according to a new report by the WMO...

12 hours ago;

The Appliance Bank joins local SRI chapter in tackling e-waste in SA

In order to tackle South Africa's rising e-waste challenge, The Appliance Bank (TAB) has teamed up with the local chapter of the global Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) programme...

14 hours ago;

Local NPO seeks to transform, redevelop Hillbrow's Florence Nightingale House

Located in Johannesburg's Hillbrow, the Florence Nightingale House was officially abandoned in 2016 and thereafter fell into decay...

9 hours ago;

Finance
AfCFTA offers massive economic opportunities, but there is still much work to be done

The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement came into effect on the 1 January 2021. A total of 54 of Africa's 55 countries have agreed, in principle, to participate in the agreement...

Bobby Madhav 10 hours ago;

#BehindTheBrandManager: Lucy Lightfoot from RMB

For any organisation, whatever the industry, the concept of a brand is not just important but a business imperative when it comes to establishing a foothold in the market...

Nicci Botha 16 hours ago;

Agriculture
Technology to drive SA agriculture toward sustainability

Technology and the introduction of high-impact technological solutions has proven to be an enabler in assisting farmers and stakeholders in addressing and alleviating climate change challenges...

11 hours ago;

Construction & Engineering
How building critical skills on the job in construction drives empowerment

Small businesses have been growing steadily from generating 16% of total turnover in the formal business sector in 2013 to 22% in 2019...

8 hours ago;

Legal
#BehindtheBrandManager: Tereza Correia of Yolk on rebranding Andersen in SA

For our #BehindtheBrandManager series this month, we chatted to legal marketing consultant, co-founder and strategic lead at Yolk, Tereza Correia, who currently manages the Andersen brand in South Africa...

Shan Radcliffe 11 hours ago;

Green Paper on Marriages approved for public consultation

Cabinet has approved the publication of the Green Paper on Marriages for public consultation...

7 hours ago;

Property
Here are the hottest property features in a WFH world

It is now clear that many of the changes in working, commuting and learning patterns that have come about because of the Covid-19 pandemic will become permanent adjustments for a great number of families...

Berry Everitt 14 hours ago;

Education
Sommet Education acquires majority stake of Invictus Education

Swiss-based Sommet Education has announced its acquisition of a majority stake in Invictus Education, alongside Invictus' historical shareholders...

10 hours ago;

Tourism & Travel
Airlink launches new daily service between Jhb and Livingstone

Airlink will also resume its Nelspruit-Livingstone service...

11 hours ago;

ICT
Data centre modernisation is key to innovation for the modern enterprise

Companies are increasingly considering data centre modernisation as a means to implement digital transformation...

Amith Thota 2 hours ago;

Logistics & Transport
You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for them

You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for them

Jason Mellow 10 hours ago;

Lifestyle
Cape Town City Ballet presents Mthuthuzeli November's Ingoma at Artscape in May

Mthuthuzeli November's Olivier award-winning Ingoma will make its South African premiere at the Artscape Theatre Centre from 19 May 2021. The ballet forms part of Cape Town City Ballet's autumn season.

14 hours ago;

Automotive
#BehindtheBrandManager: Nokwe Ndwandwe of Nissan South Africa

Ndwandwe talks about her role, recent campaigns she has worked on, her career, and the activities she engages in outside of work...

Imran Salie 9 hours ago;

In conversation with Neale Hill on Ford's R1bn investment

I spoke with Ford South Africa's managing director, Neale Hill, about the funding and the effects it will have on vehicle production and employment in the country...

Naresh Maharaj 11 hours ago;

Entrepreneurship
How to generate content for your small business

There are many challenges businesses could face when it comes to building a brand on social media...

14 hours ago;

6 signs your business could use growth capital

If your business growth has plateaued, or you've hit a wall with your business plan, then it may be time for you to change things up...

Dov Girnun 12 hours ago;

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