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Committed to working together to prevent fraud in Southern Africa
Committed to working together to prevent fraud in Southern AfricaArticle

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, South Africa (ACFE SA) and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) sign a new Memorandum of Understanding...

Issued by SAICA 1 day ago

SADC focused on establishing Europlaw Group Fund
SADC focused on establishing Europlaw Group FundArticle

Europlaw Group, operating predominately from the Republic of South Africa and the United Kingdom, decided to establish the SADC-focused Europlaw Group Fund...

Issued by Europlaw 1 day ago

Covid-19 is giving us a new appreciation for physical shops
Covid-19 is giving us a new appreciation for physical shopsArticle

The outlook for high street stores seems gloomy. Social distancing measures and lockdowns have driven people to shop online, leading to shop closures and a boom for online retailers...

Cathrine Jansson-Boyd 1 day ago

Cannabis Master Plan to be presented to Nedlac
Cannabis Master Plan to be presented to NedlacArticle

DALRRD Minister Thoko Didiza says as the legalisation and the commercialisation of cannabis remains at the forefront of public debate and on top of the agenda for policymakers globally, the plan will be presented to the National Economic Development and Labour Council by the end of May 2021...

1 day ago

South African Airways aims to resume flights in July or August
South African Airways aims to resume flights in July or AugustArticle

South African Airways aims to resume flights in July or August, but the restart date will depend on how the Covid-19 pandemic progresses and whether the airline can resolve a pilot dispute, its chief executive said on Friday...

Alexander Winning 1 day ago

Construction of R500m Boardwalk Mall under way in Gqeberha
Construction of R500m Boardwalk Mall under way in GqeberhaArticle

Construction has officially commenced on the Boardwalk Mall in Gqeberha. The first phase is set to be completed and launched on 9 December 2021...

1 day ago

Clubhouse gets thumbs-up on Android, but thumbs-down on social media [Analysis]
Clubhouse gets thumbs-up on Android, but thumbs-down on social media [Analysis]Article

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, new social media platforms, such as Clubhouse, have been welcomed with open arms by online users, in a search for new and meaningful ways to connect differently to usual social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook...

Issued by Meltwater 1 day ago

Megan Rodgers, director, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Petroleum Bill has lift off at lastArticle

South Africa's gas potential, and interest from investors, meant government was under pressure to forge ahead with its legislative reforms needed to address upstream issues - which, until yesterday have been in limbo...

1 day ago

Remote work - employee rights not black and white
Remote work - employee rights not black and whiteArticle

According to a recent global study from PWC, only one in ten employees are willing to return to the traditional commute-to-work lifestyle...

1 day ago

Ivory Coast, Ghana push cocoa industry to boost premium payments
Ivory Coast, Ghana push cocoa industry to boost premium paymentsArticle

Ivory Coast and Ghana, which together produce about two-thirds of the world's cocoa, introduced a $400 per tonne premium this season termed the living income differential to increase wages for farmers, many of whom live in poverty...

Ange Aboa 1 day ago

How HelloFCB+ and Fuelcontent collaborated to help Ninety One create financial advertising for a world of change
How HelloFCB+ and Fuelcontent collaborated to help Ninety One create financial advertising for a world of changeArticle

Ninety One is one of those rare companies that actually do what it says on the box - Investing for a World of Change. And their brand new TVC (aptly titled "Change Changes") is more than just a testament to this philosophy...

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 1 day ago

Elon Musk. Photo: Duncan.Hull - own work/Wikipedia
What's really behind Musk's Bitcoin U-turn?Article

Elon Musk's sudden U-turn regarding Bitcoin on Twitter - which sent prices plummeting by 15% - could be more of a PR stunt than anything else...

1 day ago

Work on digital migration project underway
Work on digital migration project underwayArticle

The work of switching off analogue transmitters as part of the government's digital migration project is ongoing...

1 day ago

Health minister, Zweli Mkhize
Covid-19 highlights need to invest in health system resilienceArticle

The learnings from the Covid-19 global pandemic have highlighted the need to ensure that the long-term resilience of the health system to respond to future outbreaks...

1 day ago

Steinhoff chief executive officer Louis du Preez addresses a presentation to investors in Cape Town, South Africa, 13 August 2019. Reuters/Mike Hutchings/File Photo
Steinhoff comes out guns blazing after Tekkie Town's bid to liquidate the embattled groupArticle

The Tekkie Town founders have turned to the courts - again - in their battle against Steinhoff, this time applying for its liquidation...

2 days ago

New deputy vice-chancellor appointed at the North-West University
New deputy vice-chancellor appointed at the North-West UniversityArticle

The North-West University (NWU) is delighted to announce that Professor Maphahlaganye Jeffrey Mphahlele will join the NWU family in the position of deputy vice-chancellor for research and innovation. His appointment was confirmed by the NWU Council recently.

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 2 days ago

Tesla will no longer accept Bitcoin as payment for its cars
Tesla will no longer accept Bitcoin as payment for its carsArticle

Elon Musk announced via Twitter yesterday, 12 May, that Tesla will stop accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment for its vehicles...

2 days ago

8 post-Covid grocery retail survival strategies
8 post-Covid grocery retail survival strategiesArticle

What can grocery retailers do to ensure that they retain their current customers and attract more customers to their stores once the Covid-19 pandemic has ended?

Semona Pillay 2 days ago

YouTube, MTV Base and Idris Elba join forces to celebrate Africa's next global talent this Africa Day
YouTube, MTV Base and Idris Elba join forces to celebrate Africa's next global talent this Africa DayArticle

MTV Base, YouTube, and Idris Elba announce the return of the Africa Day Concert 2021, which will be hosted by Golden Globe and SAG winner, Idris Elba this Africa Day, 25 May...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 2 days ago

Protesters gather in Cambridge to demand that AstraZeneca shares blueprints for its Covid-19 vaccine. Luciana Guerra/PA Images via Getty Images
Trips waiver: US support is a major step but no guarantee of Covid-19 vaccine equityArticle

In a momentous shift, the US recently agreed to support a waiver of the Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (Trips) agreement ...

Erin Hannah, James Scott, Silke Trommer & Sophie Harman 2 days ago

Who are the people most likely to be SA's Covid super-spreaders?
Who are the people most likely to be SA's Covid super-spreaders?Article

There are those that are largely adhering to Covid-19 preventative measures, and those that show only limited adherence to the recommended guidelines. It is this latter group that should be of concern as they are potentially super-spreaders of Covid-19...

Andrea Rademeyer, Issued by Ask Afrika 2 days ago

New report unpacks pervasiveness of ageism, ableism in the workplace
New report unpacks pervasiveness of ageism, ableism in the workplaceArticle

According to a new report from the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC), employers need to urgently tackle ageism at work...

2 days ago

Unisa disburses NSFAS allowances for returning students
Unisa disburses NSFAS allowances for returning studentsArticle

The University of South Africa has started disbursing allowances to National Student Financial Aid Scheme funded returning students.

2 days ago

The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FM
The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FMArticle

And you thought 2020 was one heck of a year! 2021 brings winds of change as Gagasi FM and Heart FM will be launching their own media solutions company under holding company MRC Media effective from 1 July 2021. The stations will utilise Mediamark as its sales house until 30 June 2021...

Issued by Mediamark 2 days ago

The One Club opens call for entries for Global Young Guns 19
The One Club opens call for entries for Global Young Guns 19Article

The One Club for Creativity has opened the call for entries for Young Guns 19, celebrating international creative professionals aged 30 or younger...

2 days ago

BETI's April figures show rapid economic recovery, but not real growth
BETI's April figures show rapid economic recovery, but not real growthArticle

The BankservAfrica Economic Transactions Index (BETI) recorded the highest and fastest growth on record in April 2021 owing to the low base in April 2020 and the current high commodity prices...

2 days ago

Record SA win for Three Ships Whisky at SFWSC 2021
Record SA win for Three Ships Whisky at SFWSC 2021Article

South Africa's Three Ships Whisky snatched up seven awards at the international San Francisco World Spirits Competition...

2 days ago

The separation of powers is critical for good governance. Yellow Dog Productions/The Image Bank
South Sudan's chief justice is overstepping his bounds: why it matters for the rule of lawArticle

South Sudan's chief justice, Chan Reec Madut, has been implicated in serious corruption allegations since independence. Some relate to the recruitment process within the judiciary...

Mark Deng 2 days ago

World premiere of JM Coetzee's Life and Times of Michael K to show at The Baxter
World premiere of JM Coetzee's Life and Times of Michael K to show at The BaxterArticle

The Baxter Theatre Centre is proud to announce the world premiere of Nobel Prize-winning author JM Coetzee's Life and Times of Michael K, adapted for the stage by Lara Foot, in collaboration with the Handspring Puppet Company.

2 days ago

Filmer.tv and Senses collaborate to create KFC South Africa's Mother's Day ad
Filmer.tv and Senses collaborate to create KFC South Africa's Mother's Day adArticle

Three young South African creatives, from film production house Senses, recently won the pitch for KFC South Africa Mother's Day advert through Filmer.tv. This has given these young, budding creatives a platform to showcase their talent...

2 days ago

Media monitoring: here's why you need the human touch
Media monitoring: here's why you need the human touchArticle

'Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches'...

Joe Hamman 3 days ago

#OrchidsandOnions: Comparative advantage
#OrchidsandOnions: Comparative advantageArticle

Marketing space: Online used car sales brand has go at competitor; Ad positions getWorth cleverly as the operation that won't buy any junk...

Brendan Seery 3 days ago

YouTube Music to celebrate #AfricaMonth with panel discussions, live performances and Africa Day Concert
YouTube Music to celebrate #AfricaMonth with panel discussions, live performances and Africa Day ConcertArticle

Sho Majozi, Sauti Sol and Fireboy DML kick off a roster of African music celebrations with live performances via Youtube Music for Africa Month.

3 days ago

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Africa Frontiers of Innovation series sheds light on studying African cinema & mediaArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has indisputably reshaped the current reality of businesses, industries and professions globally...

3 days ago

ACI World shows economic fundamentals are a benchmark for recovery
ACI World shows economic fundamentals are a benchmark for recoveryArticle

Airports Council International World has published its 2021 Economics Report and Industry Key Performance Indicators which explore the fundamentals of the industry as airports plan their long term recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

3 days ago

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Creative Liaisons starts coaching programmeArticle

London International Awards announced the start of the 2021 Creative Liaisons' fully-funded virtual one-to-one coaching programme...

3 days ago

Former Sars auditors arrested in R321m tax evasion scheme
Former Sars auditors arrested in R321m tax evasion schemeArticle

Two former South African Revenue Service (Sars) auditors, have been arrested for alleged tax evasion worth approximately R321m...

3 days ago

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Online retail in SA soars to R30bn, comprising 2.8% of total retailArticle

Total growth for online retail in SA rose to 66% in 2020, exceeding the 25% growth predicted three years ago, and bringing the total of online retail in SA to R30,2bn...

3 days ago

Dr Bha Ndungane-Tlakula, country medical director, South Africa, Pfizer
#InternationalNursesDay: The backbone of SA's healthcare systemArticle

Nurses have emerged as heroes in the fight against Covid-19. The grit, quick decision-making and compassion required to take care of patients in the face of a terrifying global pandemic...

Bha Ndungane-Tlakula 3 days ago

How Cape Town made Bruce Lee's dream come true with Warrior
How Cape Town made Bruce Lee's dream come true with WarriorArticle

Cape Town doubles for a lawless 1870s San Francisco in the kick-ass martial arts action series Warrior, which now has two seasons available to binge on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 3 days ago

Dan Herman appointed as chief digital officer at Joe Public United
Dan Herman appointed as chief digital officer at Joe Public UnitedArticle

Digital expert Dan Herman has been appointed as chief digital officer at Joe Public United. Dan has deep digital experience spanning a multitude of both corporate and consumer brands...

Issued by Joe Public United 3 days ago

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