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Cape Town tops African tech ecosystems rankings for direct foreign investment
Cape Town tops African tech ecosystems rankings for direct foreign investmentArticle

Cape Town has ranked as one of the world's fastest-growing regions for foreign direct investment, according to the African Tech Ecosystems of the Future report...

7 hours ago

Elvis Sibeko, Cape Philharmonic Orchestra to present Dance Can Dance at the Artscape
Elvis Sibeko, Cape Philharmonic Orchestra to present Dance Can Dance at the ArtscapeArticle

Award-winning dancer and choreographer Elvis Sibeko and the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra will present Dance Can Dance the Spirit of Enchantment at the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town on 14 and 15 May 2021.

10 hours ago

Marketing's A-list stars to feature in forthcoming attraction Marketing. The Movie
Marketing's A-list stars to feature in forthcoming attraction Marketing. The MovieArticle

On 29 July 2021, you'll get to see the thrills, the action and the love story that is this year's Nedbank IMC Conference, livestreamed to your device of choice...

Issued by IMC Conference 13 hours ago

South Africa loses cultural landmarks like Apartheid Museum to Covid
South Africa loses cultural landmarks like Apartheid Museum to CovidArticle

"We had to let go of all of the staff. About 30 people. There's no one here to turn the lights on and off."

Mfuneko Toyana 13 hours ago

Cape Town rental property market presenting a mixed bag of tricks
Cape Town rental property market presenting a mixed bag of tricksArticle

While the recent PayProp State of the Rental Industry Survey found that the key challenges agents currently face are a shrinking viable tenant pool, lower tenant affordability and high arrears...

14 hours ago

Pierre Van Tonder
RIP to former Spur chief Pierre Van TonderArticle

Pierre Van Tonder, Spur Corporation's former CEO, died in a Cape Town hospital at the age of 62 on Sunday evening...

15 hours ago

Consumables that reduce total cost of ownership
Consumables that reduce total cost of ownershipArticle

To assist customers with reducing their total cost of ownership, Pyrotec PackMark offers an extensive range of consumables for marking and coding all types of primary and secondary packaging...

Issued by Pyrotec 16 hours ago

Remote training in bioinformatics to upskill scientists across Africa
Remote training in bioinformatics to upskill scientists across AfricaArticle

A new collaboration between Wellcome Connecting Science and H3ABioNet is helping deliver bioinformatics training throughout Africa, helping scientists tackle some of the continent's most urgent health challenges...

3 days ago

5 ways freeing employees from landlines can benefit your businesses
5 ways freeing employees from landlines can benefit your businessesArticle

In a world where everyone carries a cellphone on their person at all times, it just didn't make sense to hold onto them...

John Woollam 3 days ago

5 ways SMEs and startups can optimise their advertising budget
5 ways SMEs and startups can optimise their advertising budgetArticle

If it is true that 50% of small businesses fail within the first five years, and the three common causes are known: lack of cash flow, budget overspends, and failure to work from an effective game plan...

Jon Berkowitz & Elan Band 3 days ago

Uber partners with Moove to empower drivers to become vehicle owners
Uber partners with Moove to empower drivers to become vehicle ownersArticle

Uber has extended their partnership with Moove, giving Uber Go drivers access to compact and cost-efficient vehicle choices...

Issued by Uber 3 days ago

Athlone Refuse Station, Kraaifontein Waste Facility not accepting builders' rubble
Athlone Refuse Station, Kraaifontein Waste Facility not accepting builders' rubbleArticle

Due to limited capacity, the Athlone Refuse Transfer Station and Kraaifontein Waste Management Facility are currently not able to accept builders' rubble, the City of Cape Town has advised...

3 days ago

Driven: The nifty and capable Ford Figo Freestyle
Driven: The nifty and capable Ford Figo FreestyleArticle

In 2020 the first-ever Ford Figo Freestyle was introduced to the South African market. I tested the Titanium model over a period of seven days. Here's what I think about it...

6 May 2021

May Money Madness with LottoStar returns to KFM 94.5
May Money Madness with LottoStar returns to KFM 94.5Article

LottoStar and KFM 94.5's popular station promotion May Money Madness kicks off across the Cape this week...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 6 May 2021

Tractor Outdoor partners with Sunshine Cinema to increase access to African film in under-resourced communities
Tractor Outdoor partners with Sunshine Cinema to increase access to African film in under-resourced communitiesArticle

Tractor Outdoor recently partnered with Sunshine Cinema to host a free drive-in movie screening in Cape Town...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 6 May 2021

Artscape celebrates 50 years with an exhibition showcasing costumes from past, present productions
Artscape celebrates 50 years with an exhibition showcasing costumes from past, present productionsArticle

The Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town is celebrating 50 years since it opened as the Nico Malan Theatre in 1971. To mark the occasion, it's currently showcasing a costume exhibition portraying moments from various productions dating back from 1971 to the present day.

6 May 2021

Free eCommerce Virtual Summit kicks off in May
Free eCommerce Virtual Summit kicks off in MayArticle

The annual PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit, hosted by The Insaka eCommerce Academy, is set to take place from 17 to 20 May 2021...

5 May 2021

MLA announces launch of Cape Town office
MLA announces launch of Cape Town officeArticle

Moonyeenn Lee & Associates (MLA), now the largest talent agency on the African continent, has announced that it is opening a new office in Cape Town...

Issued by Moonyeenn Lee & Associates (MLA) 5 May 2021

Steve Umculo releases new song upon his return from Nashville
Steve Umculo releases new song upon his return from NashvilleArticle

Meet Steve Umculo. Umculo is the Zulu word for music. It is itself a representation of what Steve Umculo strives to achieve - a blend of cultures and styles. His music is a unique fusion of Afro-centric grooves and folk harmonies that will get any audience up on their feet.

Martin Myers 5 May 2021

Powering the economy through alternative energy
Powering the economy through alternative energyArticle

South Africa is finalising the much-anticipated Hydrogen Society Roadmap as the country shapes its industrialisation and economic pathway...

5 May 2021

Wind and solar power need to be adopted more quickly to avoid fossil gas traps
Wind and solar power need to be adopted more quickly to avoid fossil gas trapsArticle

Many of Africa's leading economies have yet to harness the potential of wind and solar power, which are now amongst the cheapest forms of new electricity...

5 May 2021

The closing of South Africa's Fugard Theatre points to systemic failures
The closing of South Africa's Fugard Theatre points to systemic failuresArticle

South Africa's theatre fraternity has reacted with heartbreak to the announcement that Cape Town's famous Fugard Theatre has closed its doors for good. Fiona Ramsay is head of the department of theatre and performing arts at the University of the Witwatersrand. She asked Ismail Mahomed, a playwright and seasoned theatre and arts festival manager, about what forces aligned to see the theatre close - and whether this could have been prevented.

Fiona Ramsay 5 May 2021

Bizcommunity and The Creative Circle partner with The One Club to host "Global Media Talks: South Africa" at Creative Week 2021
Bizcommunity and The Creative Circle partner with The One Club to host "Global Media Talks: South Africa" at Creative Week 2021Article

As part of global programming during The One Club for Creativity's Creative Week 2021, Bizcommunity and The Creative Circle will jointly be the exclusive South Africa hosts of the "Creative Week 2021 Global Media Talks" online panel...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 5 May 2021

South Africans should make the most of low airfares right now
South Africans should make the most of low airfares right nowArticle

The global pandemic has had a devastating effect on the travel industry as a whole, but it's been especially hard for the airlines. While this is bad news for the airline industry, it's good news for travellers...

Issued by SA Airlines 4 May 2021

Primedia Unlimited renamed to Primedia Retail
Primedia Unlimited renamed to Primedia RetailArticle

Primedia's niche, out of home media arm, Primedia Unlimited, has been renamed to Primedia Retail...

4 May 2021

Public arts festival (Un)Infecting the City to take place May and June
Public arts festival (Un)Infecting the City to take place May and JuneArticle

The University of Cape Town's (UCT) Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) will present Infecting the City, which has been renamed (Un)Infecting the City for this year, during May and June 2021.

4 May 2021

Can Mango Airlines survive financial turbulence?
Can Mango Airlines survive financial turbulence?Article

Last week, the Airports Company of South Africa banned Mango Airlines from using its facilities, effectively grounding the airline, and causing an uproar among passengers...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 4 May 2021

Lester Kiewit reviews your mornings with new weekday show
Lester Kiewit reviews your mornings with new weekday showArticle

Seasoned journalist and talk radio host Lester Kiewit kicked-off his new Morning Review show on CapeTalk earlier this week...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 4 May 2021

Former Spur CEO Pierre Van Tonder in critical condition
Former Spur CEO Pierre Van Tonder in critical conditionArticle

Spur Corporation's recently retired CEO, Pierre Van Tonder, is in critical condition after an apparent suicide attempt...

3 May 2021

New medical training simulation unit launches at Stellenbosch University
New medical training simulation unit launches at Stellenbosch UniversityArticle

A brand new state-of-the-art Simulation and Clinical Skills Unit (SCSU) will officially open at Stellenbosch University's (SU) Tygerberg Campus in Cape Town today...

3 May 2021

#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa
#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of AfricaArticle

Allen Taylor, part of the global leadership team at Endeavor, shares insight into the global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 May 2021

Workbench starts a new tradition with a new look
Workbench starts a new tradition with a new lookArticle

One of Sean van der Westhuizen's first tasks as Workbench's new creative director, was to refresh the agency's corporate identity...

Issued by Workbench 3 May 2021

20% of new mothers in peri-urban areas suffer from suicidal thoughts
20% of new mothers in peri-urban areas suffer from suicidal thoughtsArticle

One in five pregnant women and new mothers living in peri-urban areas investigated in UCT's Drakenstein Child Health Study are likely to experience suicidal thoughts...

30 Apr 2021

An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But ...
An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But ...Article

The Best Documentary Feature gong for My Octopus Teacher at this year's Academy Awards has been seen by many critics as the type of underdog story Oscar loves. The film, directed by Pippa Erlich and James Reed, was - like the other South African-themed documentary to wow the Oscars, Searching for Sugarman - the feel-good choice.

Liani Maasdorp and Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk 30 Apr 2021

SA surf brand Mami Wata crowdfunds for international expansion
SA surf brand Mami Wata crowdfunds for international expansionArticle

South African surf brand, Mami Wata, is raising growth capital through European equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to scale the business abroad...

29 Apr 2021

Jobs Connect - expanded workforce development programme - launches in CT
Jobs Connect - expanded workforce development programme - launches in CTArticle

The City of Cape Town yesterday launched the Jobs Connect Workforce Development Programme - a work placement initiative that aims to create job opportunities for Cape Town residents...

29 Apr 2021

5 ways to enjoy Cape Town's oceans
5 ways to enjoy Cape Town's oceansArticle

Cape Town is undoubtedly one of the best beach cities in the world. With several Blue Flag beaches along the coast, it's been voted a top city to visit over and over again. However, even though it is a stunning city to travel to and a trip here is certainly good for your social media clout, not everyone is keen on spending a day in the sand at the beach. Some people would like to enjoy the ocean without having to necessarily swim in it.

29 Apr 2021

HSRC study finds winning formula at Christel House SA
HSRC study finds winning formula at Christel House SAArticle

According to a Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) study conducted late last year, Christel House South Africa enables students from marginalised communities to achieve...

29 Apr 2021

Binge Skemerdans: "The type of storytelling that South Africans have longed for"
Binge Skemerdans: "The type of storytelling that South Africans have longed for"Article

All 13 episodes of Skemerdans, a Cape Flats neo-noir murder mystery, are now available to binge on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 28 Apr 2021

Thirst revamps brand identity
Thirst revamps brand identityArticle

Thirst, South Africa's leading mobile bar and event business, has revamped its brand identity after over 15 years. The rebranding is part of a wider strategic diversification for Thirst...

Issued by Thirst Bar Services 28 Apr 2021

Q&A with SA director Michael Matthews on Oscar-nominated film Love and Monsters
Q&A with SA director Michael Matthews on Oscar-nominated film Love and MonstersArticle

South African film director Michael Matthews has garnered an Oscar nomination for the Hollywood film Love and Monsters, a mind-blowing apocalyptic adventure that has been described as 'one of the best surprises of 2020'. The film was nominated for Best Visual Effects at the 93rd Academy Awards, which was held in Los Angeles on 25 April 2021.

Daniel Dercksen 28 Apr 2021

B-boy Benny and B-girl Courtnaé Paul win Red Bull BC One National Final
B-boy Benny and B-girl Courtnaé Paul win Red Bull BC One National FinalArticle

B-boy Benny and B-girl Courtnaé Paul will represent South Africa at the Red Bull BC One World Final in November in Poland. The national final was judged by five of the most influential voices in the South African breaking scenes; namely Vouks, Foxxie, Ambrose, Bear and Vee.

26 Apr 2021

Connectivity is key to keeping Cape Town on the map
Connectivity is key to keeping Cape Town on the mapArticle

It's been a year since that fateful day when we prepared to shut down...

Deidre Davids 26 Apr 2021

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