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Call for more midwives as millions die in childbirth
Call for more midwives as millions die in childbirthArticle

Midwives are routinely "overlooked and ignored" despite saving millions of lives a year, the United Nations said on Wednesday, urging the world to hire more women and safeguard new life...

Sonia Elks 17 hours ago

#Newsmaker: Cassandra Wingrove heading up sales at Mickey Llew's Australian office
#Newsmaker: Cassandra Wingrove heading up sales at Mickey Llew's Australian officeArticle

Performance marketing and SEO agency Mickey Llew recently appointed Cassandra Wingrove to lead growth and development at its Australian office...

Jessica Tennant 30 Apr 2021

Afrikrea launches SaaS platform to simplify global selling for African merchants
Afrikrea launches SaaS platform to simplify global selling for African merchantsArticle

Afrikrea has partnered with DHL and Visa to launch Anka, a platform that provides African micro retailers and small businesses with e-commerce, payments and global shipping services...

30 Apr 2021

All the 2021 Safta nominees
All the 2021 Safta nomineesArticle

The nominees for the 15th South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) have just been announced.

29 Apr 2021

The 5 habits of highly effective advertisers
The 5 habits of highly effective advertisersArticle

Kantar's Creative Effectiveness Awards reveals the world's most effective ads of 2020, and what makes them great...

Daren Poole, Issued by Kantar 14 Apr 2021

Island resorts leading recovery in global leisure travel, says ATM
Island resorts leading recovery in global leisure travel, says ATMArticle

Many island economies are dependent on tourism and nowhere is this more apparent than in the Indian Ocean islands of the Maldives and the Seychelles...

30 Mar 2021

NWU rewards exceptional lecturers
NWU rewards exceptional lecturersArticle

The North-West University (NWU) celebrated the torchbearers of its teaching excellence during a virtual event...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 29 Mar 2021

Covid vaccine weekly: AstraZeneca supplies and efficacy under the microscope again
Covid vaccine weekly: AstraZeneca supplies and efficacy under the microscope againArticle

Disputes over the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine have dominated the week, just as they have at various points over the past few months...

Rob Reddick 29 Mar 2021

Uber offers 1 million rides to teachers across the world
Uber offers 1 million rides to teachers across the worldArticle

Together, Uber and Unesco aim to remove transportation as a barrier to accessing vaccinations for teachers around the world as and when governments allow local teachers to get vaccinated...

Jenna Delport 18 Mar 2021

All the 2021 Oscar nominations
All the 2021 Oscar nominationsArticle

The nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced by Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas live from London...

16 Mar 2021

All the 2021 Grammy Award winners!
All the 2021 Grammy Award winners!Article

The 63rd Grammy Awards took place last night in Los Angeles, hosted by Trevor Noah the event saw live performances from Taylor Swift, BTS, Cardi B and more, as well as awards handed out in 83 categories, including Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Album of the Year and Best New Artist.

15 Mar 2021

ITIC, WTM Africa partnership to bolster Africa tourism investment opportunities
ITIC, WTM Africa partnership to bolster Africa tourism investment opportunitiesArticle

The International Tourism and Investment Summit's partnership with World Travel Market will leverage each companies' strengths and commitment to propel growth in travel and tourism through innovation in products, destination marketing and investment in sustainable development and infrastructure...

9 Mar 2021

3 ways to ensure 'wellness' tourism provides a post-pandemic opportunity for the travel industry
3 ways to ensure 'wellness' tourism provides a post-pandemic opportunity for the travel industryArticle

With the right preparation, specialist destinations can benefit from an expected increase in demand...

Jaeyeon Choe and Michael Di Giovine 8 Mar 2021

Infrastructure spend, project execution - don't write the public sector off just yet
Infrastructure spend, project execution - don't write the public sector off just yetArticle

There is no question that the public sector and the state-owned companies (SOC) cluster in South Africa has come under enormous scrutiny from all sides...

Bakang Letshwiti 4 Mar 2021

Disruptive finance: ProfitShare Partners boosts SME opportunities
Disruptive finance: ProfitShare Partners boosts SME opportunitiesArticle

"The bedrock on which ProfitShare Partners (PSP) is founded on is inclusivity," says Andrew Maren, CEO and founder of the company working with SMEs to effect growth and success in a sector largely shut out by traditional banking processes...

Issued by Hot 91.9FM 4 Mar 2021

Europlaw Group and SJ Global Investments entered into international joint venture agreement
Europlaw Group and SJ Global Investments entered into international joint venture agreementArticle

Europlaw Group decided of entering into a formal business collaboration of entering into a joint venture with SJ Global Investments...

Issued by Europlaw 2 Mar 2021

Francesco La Camera, DG, Irena
#EnergyIndaba: Private investment critical to meet Africa's energy needsArticle

Africa has the potential to harvest 1,000 times more than the continent's projected demands for electricity in 2040 from renewable sources...

Nicci Botha 2 Mar 2021

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

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...

26 Feb 2021

Basa Assembly partnered by British Council
Basa Assembly partnered by British CouncilArticle

Partnered by British Council Southern Africa Arts, Business and Arts South Africa will be launching a hybrid live-and-digital platform called Assembly on 25 March 2021...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 11 Feb 2021

Impala donates additional ventilators to Rustenburg communities
Impala donates additional ventilators to Rustenburg communitiesArticle

The ventilators will be placed in the Department of Health's Job Shimankana Tabane and Moses Kotane Hospitals...

11 Feb 2021

#StartupStory: Trustlink Africa helps SMEs to grow
#StartupStory: Trustlink Africa helps SMEs to growArticle

Trustlink Africa is a platform that aims to build more sustainable and bankable small/medium enterprises that are ready for access to funding and business opportunities made available by the government, corporates, and financial institutions...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 Feb 2021

Jeff Bezos reshaped retail as CEO of Amazon. AP Photo/John Locher
How Bezos and Amazon changed the worldArticle

Amazon announced Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO almost 27 years after he founded the company to sell books to customers over dial-up modems...

Venkatesh Shankar 4 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: 2021 is set to be a promising year for the fashionably forward
#BizTrends2021: 2021 is set to be a promising year for the fashionably forwardArticle

From large florals to '50s inspired headscarves, fashionistas globally are getting ready to kiss their WFH ensembles goodbye, despite many countries forcing their citizens back indoors to help curb the spread of the dreaded coronavirus. Here are a few trends the stylish can look forward to in the year to come...

Rob Noble 18 Jan 2021

Report reveals the impact of Covid-19 on journalism
Report reveals the impact of Covid-19 on journalismArticle

The Thomson Reuters Foundation has released a report containing the voices of journalists working across the Global South and Emerging Economies highlighting the challenges faced by the profession during the pandemic...

15 Jan 2021

AfDB approves Desert-to-Power technical support programme
AfDB approves Desert-to-Power technical support programmeArticle

The African Development Bank (AfDB) recently approved a Desert-to-Power (D2P) technical support programme that aims to advance the rollout of solar generation in G5 Sahel countries...

28 Dec 2020

AfDB approves funding for medium-scale independent power producers in SSA
AfDB approves funding for medium-scale independent power producers in SSAArticle

The African Development Bank last week approved $15m from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) and $10m from the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) to advance the African Renewable Energy Fund (AREF) II's projects...

21 Dec 2020

Global Citizen Prize 2020 honours people shaping the 'World We Want'
Global Citizen Prize 2020 honours people shaping the 'World We Want'Article

International advocacy organisation Global Citizen has announced the winners of the 2020 Global Citizen Prize...

Issued by OnPoint PR 17 Dec 2020

Top crisis communications and brand fails of 2020
Top crisis communications and brand fails of 2020Article

For people, corporations, and global brands, 2020 went from "twenty plenty" to "twenty empty"...

Madelain Roscher 14 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Marketing & Media
#BestofBiz 2020: Marketing & MediaArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2020

Basa and RMB close Scale-Up Programme with wrap event
Basa and RMB close Scale-Up Programme with wrap eventArticle

Business and Arts South Africa NPC (Basa), in partnership with Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), concluded their three-year stint as co-collaborators of the Scale-Up Programme with a wrap event reflective of this year's sleek and slimline approach...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 10 Dec 2020

R1.3m ploughed into environmentally friendly youth projects
R1.3m ploughed into environmentally friendly youth projectsArticle

Thirteen youth-led projects are set to benefit from the Driving Force for Change initiative, intended for projects that tackle issues of climate change, waste management and biodiversity loss...

27 Nov 2020

Stream///Meet///Explore/// - All the winners of the 23rd annual Basa Awards partnered by Hollard announced!
Stream///Meet///Explore/// - All the winners of the 23rd annual Basa Awards partnered by Hollard announced!Article

Reimagined to reflect the current state of the world, the platform for the 23rd annual Basa Awards partnered by Hollard is an integrated online experience available to everyone...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 19 Nov 2020

Mrs + Mr Luke making their mark
Mrs + Mr Luke making their markArticle

The 2020 Basa Awards commissioned Mrs + Mr Luke to create seven installations at seven secret locations around Johannesburg...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 17 Nov 2020

Pink meets purple - The indelible art of Banele Khoza
Pink meets purple - The indelible art of Banele KhozaArticle

Visual artist, curator and gallery director Banele Khoza is the featured artist for the 23rd annual Business and Arts South Africa (Basa) Awards, partnered by Hollard...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 17 Nov 2020

Basa Awards 2020 Q&A
Basa Awards 2020 Q&AArticle

Basa CEO Ashraf Johaardien describes the 2020 iteration of the annual Basa Awards as "an integrated online experience available to the public from 19 November 2020". Sascha Polkey chatted to him to find out more...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 13 Nov 2020

BASA Awards 2020 finalists announced
BASA Awards 2020 finalists announcedArticle

The 23rd Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard, are once again shining a spotlight on indelible business and arts partnerships in seven categories...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 29 Oct 2020

What's on at the 2020 virtual integrated Ugu Film Fest
What's on at the 2020 virtual integrated Ugu Film FestArticle

The 2020 Ugu Film Festival (UGUFF) will be held online from 22 to 25 October 2020...

14 Oct 2020

'Devi' moves to new timeslots on e.tv and eNCA
'Devi' moves to new timeslots on e.tv and eNCAArticle

Weekly entertainment show Devi has a new timeslot...

Issued by eMedia 13 Oct 2020

African Sports Content Network is decentralising consumer access to quality sports products
African Sports Content Network is decentralising consumer access to quality sports productsArticle

African Sports Content Network (ASCN) was founded with the mission to decentralise consumer access to quality sports products...

Papama Nyati 12 Oct 2020

Digital market expert and influencer, Deshnie Govender.
#Newsmaker: Deshnie Govender launches new podcastArticle

Award-winning digital marketing expert and influencer, Deshnie Govender discusses the launch of her podcast, Influence Insider by Digi Hype, her stance on diversity and inclusion in the industry and she talks us through some of the highlights in her career...

Juanita Pienaar 25 Sep 2020

Loeries Creative Week judging unites creative thought leaders from around the world in support of Africa/Middle East creativity
Loeries Creative Week judging unites creative thought leaders from around the world in support of Africa/Middle East creativityArticle

In a week, some of the most awarded individuals in the brand communication industry join the Loeries to begin judging thousands of entries submitted for 2020 in the hope of scooping Africa and the Middle East's highest creative accolade - a Loerie...

Issued by Loeries 22 Sep 2020

Basa appoints 2 new directors
Basa appoints 2 new directorsArticle

Basa members elected Unathi Malunga and Makgati Molebatsi as the organisation's new directors...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 21 Sep 2020

E&T Minerals announces bid for Optimum Coal Mine
E&T Minerals announces bid for Optimum Coal MineArticle

South African commodity trading and brokerage house E&T Minerals is one of the companies/organisations bidding for OCM (Optimum Coal Mine)...

Issued by E&T Minerals 17 Sep 2020

Basa expands scope of Scale-Up phase 2 partnered by RMB
Basa expands scope of Scale-Up phase 2 partnered by RMBArticle

Business and Arts South Africa NPC (Basa), in partnership with Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), is expanding the scope of its Scale-Up Programme, with the addition of phase two, which includes a mentorship and funding component...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 17 Sep 2020

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister, Gwede Mantashe
Nersa notice paves way for 11,813MW new energy procurementArticle

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has issued a second concurrence to a Section 34 Ministerial Determination, which paves the way to procure 11,813MW of new electricity capacity...

11 Sep 2020

Kate Stanners, D&AD president.
D&AD Awards 2020: 4 Black Pencils awarded to groundbreaking workArticle

The 58th D&AD Awards Ceremony took place virtually last night where 4 Back Pencils were awarded and South Africa ranked 22nd in the country rankings...

11 Sep 2020

All the 2020 Ad Stars winners!
All the 2020 Ad Stars winners!Article

Ad Stars has announced this year's Grand Prix, Gold, Silver and Bronze winners, chosen from 20,028 entries from 60 countries...

8 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Franchising for success in a challenging environment
#DoBizZA: Franchising for success in a challenging environmentArticle

Despite the devastating economic impacts of Covid-19, the franchising sector could remain a viable business investment for aspiring entrepreneurs...

Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Sep 2020

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