RecTech'19 to showcase South African recruitment technology solutions

Cogo People Analytics' RecTech'19 is set to showcase South African recruitment technology solutions in Cape Town and Johannesburg. The Cape Town takes place on 23 July 2019 at the Century City Convention Centre and the Johannesburg event on 29 July 2019 at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice, Melrose Arch....

14 May 2019

Last call for Tholoana Enterprise Programme entries

There is less than a week left to enter the SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Programme - a structured, two-year business support programme, seed-funding and assistance with access to markets. Only 60 places are available nationally for this programme, which typically achieves an annual growth rate...

19 Sep 2018

LFP Training sponsors Down Syndrome Swimming South Africa

LFP Training is sponsoring the Down Syndrome Swimming South Africa team that is competing at the eighth Down Syndrome World Swim Champs, which takes place in Nova Scotia, Canada from 20-28 July 2018. The event is hosted every two years and provides down syndrome athletes with the opportunity to...

23 Jul 2018

Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct unveils new digital content hub

Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, in partnership with Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS), has created a new digital content hub that is an incubator of audio-visual content. The three-year EUR 950,000 (R14,500,000) grant from AFD will...

9 Jul 2018

Tsogo Sun awarded level one B-BBEE status

Tsogo Sun has been awarded a level one B-BBEE contributor status after achieving 62.1% black ownership and 34.4% black female ownership during the Tourism B-BBEE Charter Council's evaluation. The Tourism B-BBEE Charter Council evaluates a company's B-BBEE status based on its ownership, management...

20 Jun 2017

Mediamark launches skills development, knowledge-sharing initiative

In the KNOW NOW is Mediamark's new skills development and knowledge-sharing initiative aimed at ensuring that marketers and media-planning professionals are kept up to date with industry trends while also providing young media practitioners with additional skills. In the KNOW NOW consists of...

21 Feb 2017

The Venture gives a boost to South African entrepreneurs

Chivas Regal's The Venture, which gave South African entrepreneurs the opportunity to ‘Win The Right Way', has concluded its campaign with the winner walking away with a staggering R350,000 investment in their business and the opportunity to travel to the UK in March 2017 for Acceleration...

7 Feb 2017

Orion Group awarded Top Employer

The Orion Group has been awarded the Top Employers South Africa 2017 certificate after being announced as a Top Employer for its fifth consecutive year. The announcement is amid their 25th anniversary; as the company, headed by Franz Gmeiner, opened its doors for business in 1991 with only...

17 Oct 2016

Reward good small business service with 702/CapeTalk Small Business Awards

The 702/CapeTalk Small Business Awards with Sage One are underway, offering more than R1 million in prizes for the winners and runners-up in the Western Cape and Gauteng. The annual Awards seek out small businesses with big dreams and enormous potential, recognising their achievements and providing...

28 Jul 2015

Talk on ethical leadership at Cape Town Press Club/Big Issue

The next guest speaker at the Cape Town Press Club/Big Issue breakfast series is Rhoda Kadalie, the human rights activist and executive director of the Impumelelo Social Innovation Centre, a NPO that identifies, rewards and champions creative South Africa solutions to the country's problems. She...

5 Mar 2015

Charges dropped against two SANDF officials

The Department of Defence (DOD) has confirmed that all charges related to the two officers on their alleged involvement in the landing of a private jet at Air Force Base Waterkloof have been withdrawn. Charges against the two colonels, Lieutenant Colonel Stephan van Zyl and Lieutenant Colonel...

21 Jan 2015

SABC: Did Tshabalala lie about her qualifications?

According to a Mail & Guardian report, parliament's oversight committee on communication has said that SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala has failed to provide proof of her qualifications to the committee, which has now set up an inquiry that is expected to begin on 16 September. Mail & Guardian...

10 Sep 2014

Report: Hlaudi to sue Thuli

NEWSWATCH: According to, quoting Beeld, SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng is apparently planning to sue Public Protector Thuli Madonsela for crimen injuria. Why? Because, according to the Beeld report, Motsoeneng claims the case against him is "politically motivated and that Madonsela's report...

8 Aug 2014

Look beyond Motsoeneng in SABC controversy

Aubrey Matshiqi, writing in BD Live asks "What is the controversy over the Hlaudi Motsoeneng imbroglio really about? It follows a decision by Communications Minister Faith Muthambi to confirm the appointment of Motsoeneng as the chief operations officer of the SABC. The minister's decision was the...

16 Jul 2014

Perfect Solutions finalist in Maverick Awards

Perfect Solutions was one of the finalists of the inaugural Under 35 Maverick Awards, which showcases a new generation of young and innovative entrepreneurs who make valuable contributions to the South African economy The company was represented at the event by MD, Darren Barnes, who has headed...

11 Jul 2014

Few weeks left to enter Entrepreneur of the Year 2014
Few weeks left to enter Entrepreneur of the Year 2014

The 2014 Sanlam/Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year competition closes for entries on 16 June 2014. The free competition is open to entrepreneurs from all industries and for businesses of any sizes. Categories for the competition include Emerging Entrepreneur, Small Business Entrepreneur,...

26 May 2014

Bizcommunity features on SABC1's Media Career Guide Show
Bizcommunity features on SABC1's Media Career Guide Show

Be sure to catch's editor-at-large, Simone Puterman, on the repeat show of SABC1's Media Career Guide Show tonight, Monday, 11 February 2013, from 11pm-11.30pm. She will provide insightful career guidance for the marketing, advertising, media and retail industries. The show is...

11 Feb 2013

Senegal to host 2011 PAMRO Meeting, All Africa Media Research Conference
Senegal to host 2011 PAMRO Meeting, All Africa Media Research Conference

The 13th PAMRO Meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference will take place from 21-24 August 2011 in the Francophone country of Senegal. The cost for the conference will be approximately R3300 excluding air travel and accommodation. For more information, go to

16 Nov 2010

WesBank, Fleishman-Hillard end relationship

WesBank and its PR agency Fleishman-Hillard issued a press statement on Wednesday, 9 June 2010, announcing that they have mutually agreed to terminate their relationship with immediate effect. All media-related queries should now be directed to Loura Brown, Wesbank PR manager.

10 Jun 2010

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