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Every country needs an audience measurement organisation

What every country needs, is an organisation to track and audience measurement. Equally as important are the industry bodies that govern them....

2 hours ago;

Break out of the inbox with smart brand messaging

In the digital era, it's never been more difficult for brands to break through the deluge of information and penetrate consumer's ever decreasing attention spans...

3 hours ago;

Telecoming partners with Ounousa to provide female-oriented entertainment content

The partnership applies, for the moment, to Tunisia and Egypt. African markets are key for Telecoming's international expansion and the female segment shows significant potential for the mobile business...

4 hours ago;

Manchester United partners w/ StarTimes to offer MUTV in Africa

StarTimes will distribute MUTV to subscribers in over 30 countries across sub-Saharan African, representing the biggest agreement of its kind by Manchester United in the region...

8 hours ago;

Fusion juries named for The One Show 2021, ADC 100th Annual Awards

The One Club for Creativity has announced the first group of creative leaders who will serve on juries for the inaugural One Show 2021 Fusion Pencil and ADC 100th Annual Awards Fusion Cube awards...

9 hours ago;

Best Brands Germany 2021 announces winners

Winning brands convince consumers in the new normal...

6 hours ago;

AI predicted to futureproof the influencer industry

We're now living in a world dominated by technology and digitisation. Whatever the business or industry may be, technology is sure to be at the heart of it...

Amelia Neate 5 hours ago;

Adzooma and Cambridge University research how to maximise online ad spend

Latest research finds that Facebook is the most cost-effective channel on average for SMBs, Microsoft is the most responsive channel for increasing ad spend, whilst Google maintains their place as the industry leader with their high reach and low-cost offering...

5 hours ago;

Inequitable distribution and vaccine hesitancy are key challenges for Africa

In a webinar hosted by the BroadReach Group, global and African health experts came together to share challenges and solutions around mass Covid-19 immunisation across Africa...

2 hours ago;

Woolworths expands casual wear offering after return to profit growth

Woolworths said on Thursday it was expanding its casual and sports leisure wear ranges to reduce reliance on formal wear...

Nqobile Dludla 7 hours ago;

Revamped Checkers Hyper Brackenfell features a food truck and pet shop

Checkers opened the doors to its new state-of-the-art supermarket at the Fairbridge Mall in Brackenfell on Thursday...

5 hours ago;

Food safety in the retail butchery: SA has strong systems in place

Retail stores generally are high-traffic areas and with the outbreak of Covid-19 for retailers and food producers, food safety remains a concern...

3 hours ago;

Energy & Mining
Nigeria's post-privatisation energy sector is a mess: here are some solutions

In the mid-1980s, most of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa made structural changes to their economies in return for funding from the World Bank...

Okechukwu Marcellus Ikeanyibe 7 hours ago;

Government urged to delay procurement of new nuclear power generation until after 2030

The debate around procuring new nuclear capacity for South Africa's unreliable power grid carries on...

7 hours ago;

CSI & Sustainability
NGOs warn latest budget will have bad outcomes for education

Section27 and Equal Education (EE) say that although more funds have been allocated to education in the latest budget, funding for basic education in real...

Marecia Damons 1 hour ago;

In Kenya, electric fences protect forests from human destruction

What can stop wandering elephants, illegal logging and protect sources of water? Kenyan environmental group Rhino Ark Trust says electric fences. Lots of them...

Edwin Waita 8 hours ago;

Wetskills Water Challenge gets under way

Students and young professionals around the world have converged to take part in the Wetskills Water Challenge. The programme aims to enhance...

4 hours ago;

South Africa finally on board the corporate rates reduction train

For over a decade, the South African corporate tax rate has remained unchanged at 28%. This was so even in the face of a global trend which saw many countries reduce corporate tax rates...

6 hours ago;

IRBA calls for board nominations

The caretaker board appointed by finance minister, Tito Mboweni, to guide the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) to a more stable position has called for nominations for new board members. ..

1 hour ago;

Gamtoos River Valley buckling under drought as Kouga Dam drops below 7%

Farmers to the south of the country are grappling with an unprecedented crisis as the Kouga Dam, dropping below 7%, looks set to run dry for the first time ever...

5 hours ago;

Morocco set to legalise cannabis production for medical use

Morocco plans to allow the farming, export and domestic sale of cannabis for medical and industrial use, the government said on Thursday, 25 February...

8 hours ago;

Construction & Engineering
UCT's Katya Krat selected regional winner in 34th Corobrik architectural awards

Katya Krat from the UCT School of Architecture has been selected as a regional winner in the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards...

7 hours ago;

SA Uber drivers move for employee rights in class action suit

Uber drivers in South Africa are gearing up for a courtroom battle as they seek recognition as employees - not merely independent contractors...

21 hours ago;

Cabinet approves four bills

Cabinet has approved the Land Court Bill and the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Amendment Bill of 2021, among others...

1 hour ago;

Inquiry into online market dominance: Takealot, UberEats in Commission's crosshairs

The Competition Commission has announced it will be launching an inquiry into the competitiveness of online intermediation platforms...

3 hours ago;

Vumelana Advisory Fund welcomes R9.3bn allocation to land restitution claims

The Vumelana Advisory Fund has welcomed the R9.3bn allocated over the next three years to finalise 1,409 land restitution claims...

8 hours ago;

Tourism & Travel
4 reasons South Africans are loving local getaways

According to RoomRaccoon, occupancy at boutique hotels, B&Bs and guesthouses across SA is steadily rising, thanks to locals...

22 hours ago;

Visit South Africa virtually with Google and SA Tourism's Explorer's Paradise

Google Arts & Culture, in partnership with SA Tourism, has launched an online exhibition called "South Africa: An Explorer's Paradise"...

31 minutes ago;

Talking 5G with Avishai Sharlin, president of Amdocs Technology

Sharlin details the positive aspects of 5G, its role in digital transformation, and how communications service providers can use it to properly connect with customers...

Imran Salie 4 hours ago;

Opportunities and complications in the streaming space

In 2021, the over-the-top (OTT) market will be primarily shaped by the consumer response to Covid-19 and their experiences throughout the pandemic...

Darcy Antonellis 4 hours ago;

Broadband's exponential leap and IoT's revised roadmap in 2021

While 2020 didn't quite bring the IoT revolution expected, there is no denying Covid-19 dramatically accelerated its adoption in several industries...

Gil Rosen 4 hours ago;

Can blockchain technology really help Africa's economy?

While blockchain is not a new technology, its adoption has been slow in Africa. However, the application of this technology here could lead to interesting outcomes...

Musa Kalenga and Samuel Segun 6 hours ago;

Logistics & Transport
Rail sector ready to boost economy - African Rail Industry Association

The unemployment rate is imposing 'significant' pressure on taxpayers and the country's budget, but the rail sector is ready to contribute to reducing these numbers...

2 hours ago;

#OnTheBigScreen: Critical Thinking and The Little Things

Films entering the South African box office, this weekend, include the biographical drama, Critical Thinking, and The Little Things, which boasts an all-star cast with Denzel Washington, Rami Malek and Jared Leto, who has received Golden Globe and SAG Award nominations for his performance.

Daniel Dercksen 2 hours ago;

4 tips on how to plan the perfect pandemic wedding

Getting married during a worldwide pandemic is not ideal, however, it is possible. A study revealed that 96% of couples were not willing to cancel their weddings in 2020, but rather move them to a later date in 2021.

5 hours ago;

AIDCEC: Electricity tariff increase will disrupt SA's automotive supply chain

The Automotive Industry Development Centre in the Eastern Cape says that the electricity tariff increase of 15% will slow down SA's automotive supply chain...

23 hours ago;

Petrol price agony for March 2021

Another month of price increases awaits for SA motorists as the international oil price has caused some upsets...

David Taylor 3 hours ago;

Which countries are winning the great electric vehicle race?

With the world's automotive industry shifting inexorably to electrified powertrains, which countries are best positioned to adapt to an influx of new electric vehicles?

Ashley Oldfield 2 hours ago;

Cape Town/Stockholm Connect launches

Cape Town/Stockholm Connect has launched signifying the start of a series of activities which aim to strengthen ties and facilitate bilateral collaboration between Sweden and South Africa...

5 hours ago;

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