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Media planning: How brands and agencies should strategise during the pandemic
Media planning: How brands and agencies should strategise during the pandemicArticle

With the possible third wave emerging in South Africa, brands and agencies need to be reminded that media planning during a pandemic must be curated with continued consideration for people's health and safety...

Issued by MegaVision Media 8 minutes ago

2020 annual report press release: Successfully navigating a challenging year
2020 annual report press release: Successfully navigating a challenging yearArticle

For some, 2020 was exceptionally bad and led to unbelievable hardships. For others, it turned into an exceptionally busy year. The Ombudsman for Banking Services (OBS), Reana Steyn, points out that the OBS had a busy year...

Issued by Bullion PR & Communication 2 days 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 2 days ago

5 key considerations for boards of directors during the Covid-19 pandemic
5 key considerations for boards of directors during the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

While some sectors have witnessed more significant impact from the Covid-19 pandemic than others, there are common considerations that all boards of directors' must-have during these times...

Issued by Orbeen 2 days 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 2 days ago

Dis-chem prepped for vaccination roll-out with 32 sites secured
Dis-chem prepped for vaccination roll-out with 32 sites securedArticle

Dis-Chem Pharmacies has confirmed its readiness for Covid-19 vaccination roll-out...

2 days 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 2 days 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...

2 days 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 2 days ago

Redefine Properties defers dividend decision
Redefine Properties defers dividend decisionArticle

Redefine Properties shareholders will have to wait a little longer for a dividend after the company said on Friday, 14 May, that it has deferred a decision on...

Nqobile Dludla 2 days ago

Fungal infections might be dangerous to Covid-19 patients with severe symptoms in ICU
Fungal infections might be dangerous to Covid-19 patients with severe symptoms in ICUArticle

Covid-19 patients who end up on ventilators in intensive care units are at risk of contracting an invasive fungal infection that might influence their outcomes...

2 days 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...

2 days 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...

2 days ago

Artisanal miners work at a cobalt mine-pit in Tulwizembe, Katanga province, Democratic Republic of Congo, November 25, 2015. Picture taken November 25, 2015. Reuters/Kenny Katombe/File Photo
Cobalt, Congo and a mass artisanal mining experimentArticle

Cobalt epitomises the minerals conundrum at the heart of the green technology revolution....

Andy Home 3 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) 3 days ago

A new tiered approach is needed to secure data collected from IoT devices
A new tiered approach is needed to secure data collected from IoT devicesArticle

In order to deliver business benefits, data must be transferred to a storage repository quickly to be analysed...

Hayden Sadler 3 days ago

New research shows SA employees care more than ever about CSI
New research shows SA employees care more than ever about CSIArticle

According to new research, nearly half of South African employees cite their employer's commitment to corporate philanthropy as a major driver for...

3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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...

3 days ago

FlySafair, Tripco partner to launch all-in-one travel package solutions
FlySafair, Tripco partner to launch all-in-one travel package solutionsArticle

"As our whole industry works together toward recovery, we wanted to expand our offering to customers giving them the option to book all the elements of a local getaway in one place."

3 days ago

5 reasons small businesses should be using online marketplaces
5 reasons small businesses should be using online marketplacesArticle

In the wake of the global Covid-19 crisis, it has never been more important for businesses to get access to qualified leads and generate sales, especially if they are to stay afloat. The Serv marketplace does just that...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 3 days ago

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his State of the Nation address in parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, February 11, 2021. Esa Alexander/Pool via Reuter/File Photo
South Africa investors cheer Ramaphosa rival's suspensionArticle

Investors are celebrating the suspension of one of the main party rivals of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as a sign that he is finally tightening his grip on the governing African National Congress (ANC)...

Alexander Winning 3 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...

3 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.

3 days ago

Game on: The next big brand opportunity to embrace
Game on: The next big brand opportunity to embraceArticle

You could certainly be forgiven for thinking that gaming is a niche interest - the reserve of kids, nerds and techies. Because until fairly recently, it was! But that's no longer the case...

Shaune Jordaan 13 May 2021

Solidarity Fund calls on SA to come together in preparation for vaccine roll-out
Solidarity Fund calls on SA to come together in preparation for vaccine roll-outArticle

The Solidarity Fund is asking South Africans to come together in its new integrated marketing and communication campaign...

12 May 2021

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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...

12 May 2021

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...

12 May 2021

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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...

12 May 2021

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 12 May 2021

The proposed new state-owned bank - another bloodsucking SOE leech?
The proposed new state-owned bank - another bloodsucking SOE leech?Article

On 12 March 2021, the minister of communications and digital technologies published the proposed South African Postbank SOC LTD Amendment Bill...

12 May 2021

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Servicing the customer of the futureArticle

Throughout the world we're seeing established and long-standing institutions under scrutiny for unethical practice or abusing their power of authority...

John Sanei 12 May 2021

Beyond data in Kenya: How the right SaaS company can help your business
Beyond data in Kenya: How the right SaaS company can help your businessArticle

With more than 22 million internet users and over 11 million social media users in Kenya, access to digital data is on the rise in the country that continues to be a technological hub on the African continent...

Siphesihle Hlela 12 May 2021

Should we vaccinate all returned travellers in hotel quarantine? It's no magic fix but it could reduce risks
Should we vaccinate all returned travellers in hotel quarantine? It's no magic fix but it could reduce risksArticle

You only have to prevent one case, which could have otherwise led to community spread and lockdown, for such a scheme to pay for itself many times over...

12 May 2021

Sun International scoops African marketing award
Sun International scoops African marketing awardArticle

Sun International's Africa sales and marketing manager, Didier Bayeye-Mbombo, has won the coveted Best Tourism Marketer in Africa Award for 2019. The awards were meant to be presented in 2020 but were delayed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic...

12 May 2021

The future of print in a post Covid-19 world
The future of print in a post Covid-19 worldArticle

Digital media has exploded and has had a direct impact on how business is done and how consumers are engaged. It's perhaps not surprising, then, that many might believe the future of printing is not that bright...

12 May 2021

Dr Champion Nyoni, senior researcher and lecturer, School of Nursing, UFS
#InternationalNursesDay: The future of nursing is brightArticle

A lot has happened in 2020 and more will happen in the future. The Covid-19 pandemic brought various challenges to the healthcare system and nurses have been at the coalface of these challenges...

Champion Nyoni, 12 May 2021

#MarketingMasterminds: Johnson & Johnson | InSync with the Stayfree Sistahood
#MarketingMasterminds: Johnson & Johnson | InSync with the Stayfree SistahoodArticle

This month's Marketing Mastermind is Theodora Lee, creative group head at King James working on the Johnson & Johnson brand. She discusses 'InSync with the Stayfree Sistahood'...

Issued by Facebook 11 May 2021

Safeguarding children against cyberbullying in the age of COVID-19Article

As screen time has increased during the pandemic, so has the risk of cyberbullying. What can you do to help protect your children from online bullying and harassment?

Issued by ESET 11 May 2021

26 million vaccine doses mobilised through Global Citizen's Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite The World
26 million vaccine doses mobilised through Global Citizen's Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite The WorldArticle

Global Citizen announced that the Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World campaign helped mobilise over 26 million Covid-19 vaccine doses and $302m to the ACT-Accelerator...

Issued by OnPoint PR 11 May 2021

Construction of R16bn Harbour Arch precinct on track
Construction of R16bn Harbour Arch precinct on trackArticle

Harbour Arch, a mixed-use development steadily taking shape on Cape Town's foreshore, is well on track according to Nicholas Stopforth, MD of Amdec Property Developments...

11 May 2021

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How the rise of online shopping could shake up retail employmentArticle

Motorcycle drivers delivering goods have become ubiquitous on SA's roads. But are these drivers part of the wholesale and retail sector, or are they part of the road freight and logistics industry?

11 May 2021

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