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Cash to card: the next frontier for SA's micro-SME sector
Cash to card: the next frontier for SA's micro-SME sectorArticle

South Africa's informal economy, made up of thousands of small businesses in city centres and townships across the country, represents a massive opportunity for job creation and economic growth...

Mandla Khupe 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

Top findings from PayProp's State of the Rental Industry Survey
Top findings from PayProp's State of the Rental Industry SurveyArticle

PayProp has released the results of its second PayProp State of the Rental Industry Survey, with agents continuing to feel the effects of Covid-19...

28 Apr 2021

2021 Bookmarks Awards Jury share insights on state of digital
2021 Bookmarks Awards Jury share insights on state of digitalArticle

In the run up to the 13th annual Bookmarks Awards "Moving the Industry Forward" - powered by the IAB SA - our eight jury chairs have shared their insights into the state of digital today...

Issued by IAB South Africa 28 Apr 2021

Top tech African entities collaborate to boost digital transformation for 2021 and beyond
Top tech African entities collaborate to boost digital transformation for 2021 and beyondArticle

Africa Tech Week is the golden opportunity to showcase what's hot in tech in Africa - a platform to demonstrate to the rest of the world the continent's super powers...

Issued by Topco Media 28 Apr 2021

Bobby Madhav, FNB head of trade and structured trade and commodity finance
AfCFTA offers massive economic opportunities, but there is still much work to be doneArticle

The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement came into effect on the 1 January 2021. A total of 54 of Africa's 55 countries have agreed, in principle, to participate in the agreement...

Bobby Madhav 22 Apr 2021

Training and upskilling will benefit SMMEs in a post-Covid world
Training and upskilling will benefit SMMEs in a post-Covid worldArticle

As businesses struggle to remain afloat, it becomes clear that there is one single attribute that will help SMMEs succeed; and that is training and upskilling...

21 Apr 2021

Universities in Nigeria must rethink how journalism is taught
Universities in Nigeria must rethink how journalism is taughtArticle

Changes in the journalism profession have made journalism education challenging...

Nathan Oguche Emmanuel 20 Apr 2021

Business solutions in the digital era
Business solutions in the digital eraArticle

The digital era has come into full force in recent years, positively transforming practically every aspect of our lives and every corresponding industry in the process...

Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 12 Apr 2021

4 key lessons for future-ready manufacturing
4 key lessons for future-ready manufacturingArticle

The persistent nature of Covid-19's disruption on the manufacturing industry highlights a need, and an opportunity, to rethink business operations to be more adaptable to market dynamics...

Robin Fisher 9 Apr 2021

AppCentrix appoints Musa Mahlaba as business development exec
AppCentrix appoints Musa Mahlaba as business development execArticle

Mahlaba's in this role encompasses the AppCentrix Public Sector Go-To-Market strategy, supporting customers and partners in the government space...

7 Apr 2021

Mastercard and Uber extend partnership to boost payment digitisation and advance financial inclusion
Mastercard and Uber extend partnership to boost payment digitisation and advance financial inclusionArticle

Uber's long-term partnership with Mastercard continues to grow with a new strategic initiative focusing on digital payments and advancing financial inclusions which will be facilitated by Mastercard across the Middle East and Africa (MEA)...

Issued by Uber 7 Apr 2021

Driving economic growth in Africa through digital transformation - Africa Tech Week
Driving economic growth in Africa through digital transformation - Africa Tech WeekArticle

On 5 and 6 May, Topco Media and partners will be presenting a robust networking experience aimed at kick-starting economic growth in Africa, using technology...

Issued by Topco Media 7 Apr 2021

Leaked: Toyota Land Cruiser 300 cabin
Leaked: Toyota Land Cruiser 300 cabinArticle

The slow tease of Toyota's new Land Cruiser continues. There has now been the obligatory patent drawing discovery...

6 Apr 2021

National Treasury awards Vodacom with new mobile communication services contract
National Treasury awards Vodacom with new mobile communication services contractArticle

The National Treasury has chosen to retain the services of Vodacom, awarding the company with a new mobile communication services contract...

31 Mar 2021

Photo: Barrick Gold Corporation
4IR in mining might not mean job lossesArticle

The mining sector contributed R361.9bn to the country's gross domestic product (GDP) and employed more than 400,000 people last year...

Rembuluwani Nembudani & Yushanta Rungasammy 31 Mar 2021

5 cold calling tips you can use to get meetings with anyone
5 cold calling tips you can use to get meetings with anyoneArticle

Cold calling may sound daunting but can yield great results when done right. This article gives five foolproof cold-calling tips that will get you meetings with anyone...

Issued by Orbeen 30 Mar 2021

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New platform to enhance digital collaboration across air cargo industryArticle

The International Air Transport Association has launched the IATA Enhanced Partner Identification and Connectivity (Epic) platform to support the digitisation of the global air cargo supply chain...

25 Mar 2021

Survey: Only 51% of estate agents met their sales targets in 2020
Survey: Only 51% of estate agents met their sales targets in 2020Article

According to a Lightstone Property survey, only 51% of estate agents met their sales targets in 2020, down from 69% in 2019, as Covid-19 took its toll...

19 Mar 2021

SA's CEOs optimistic about global economic growth
SA's CEOs optimistic about global economic growthArticle

One year after Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, CEOs are voicing record levels of optimism in the global economic recovery, with 76% of global business leaders predicting that economic growth will improve in 2021...

17 Mar 2021

PayFast records 412% growth in QR code payments
PayFast records 412% growth in QR code paymentsArticle

One year since the country entered level five of the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown on 26 March, digital payments have become the norm for convenient and safe transactions...

17 Mar 2021

Digital transformation redefines the workplace
Digital transformation redefines the workplaceArticle

Digital transformation is using technology to radically improve the performance and reach of an organisation. When digital transformation is done right, it is like a caterpillar turning into a butterfly. But when it's not, all you have is a really fast caterpillar...

Issued by GO Content Lab 16 Mar 2021

Post-Covid-19: A chance to leapfrog Africa's development through digitalisation
Post-Covid-19: A chance to leapfrog Africa's development through digitalisationArticle

Africa recorded remarkable economic growth in the first 15 years of the 21st century, largely because of positive trends in the export of primary commodities...

Cristina Duarte 16 Mar 2021

Franchise sector prepared to help rebuild economy, says new Fasa chair
Franchise sector prepared to help rebuild economy, says new Fasa chairArticle

Pertunia Sibanyoni, CEO of InspectaCar, has been appointed as the new chair of Franchise Association of South Africa (Fasa) for 2021/2022...

16 Mar 2021

Out of Home industry have formed a new global advisory
Out of Home industry have formed a new global advisoryArticle

A number of senior figures from the worldwide Out of Home industry have formed a new global advisory company and consultancy aimed at accelerating the industry's expansion and digital transformation...

12 Mar 2021

The marine sector can still work towards low carbon shipping
The marine sector can still work towards low carbon shippingArticle

Davey Jose, thematic analyst, disruptive technologies for HSBC Global Research Insights, explores how batteries, biofuels, hydrogen, ammonia and digitalisation can all help decarbonisation...

Dave Jose 12 Mar 2021

Huge rise in AI as customer and employee expectations shift - report
Huge rise in AI as customer and employee expectations shift - reportArticle

Many business leaders are turning to AI in response to customer expectations that are growing amid the transition to all-digital experiences...

11 Mar 2021

Remote working and digital-first emerge as key influences in the IAB SA Digital Skills Gap Report
Remote working and digital-first emerge as key influences in the IAB SA Digital Skills Gap ReportArticle

The IAB SA has published The 2021 Digital Skills Gap Report - an industry-wide survey that highlights the key challenges faced by brands, agencies and publishers...

Issued by IAB South Africa 11 Mar 2021

Engagement, inquiry and community: What are Gen Zs looking for in learning?
Engagement, inquiry and community: What are Gen Zs looking for in learning?Article

What has my cursory listening taught me about how Gen Zs live and, ultimately, learn? We know that Gen Z students need to be engaged...

Dr Andrew Hibling, Issued by EDGE Education 4 Mar 2021

Western Cape campaign to attract remote workers with Airbnb
Western Cape campaign to attract remote workers with AirbnbArticle

The Western Cape Government and Wesgro, in partnership with Airbnb, has launched a campaign to promote remote working domestically, as South African's take advantage of the flexibility that working from anywhere brings...

4 Mar 2021

WeThinkCode_ to launch Durban campus
WeThinkCode_ to launch Durban campusArticle

The WeThinkCode_ software programming training academy has announced it will be opening a campus in Durban this July...

3 Mar 2021

AI predicted to futureproof the influencer industry
AI predicted to futureproof the influencer industryArticle

We're now living in a world dominated by technology and digitisation. Whatever the business or industry may be, technology is sure to be at the heart of it...

Amelia Neate 26 Feb 2021

Legal challenges, opportunities for SA's TMT sector in 2021
Legal challenges, opportunities for SA's TMT sector in 2021Article

Three topics will top the list of priorities for executives in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector in South Africa in 2021...

25 Feb 2021

3 areas to focus on to boost your post-Covid career prospects
3 areas to focus on to boost your post-Covid career prospectsArticle

The global pandemic has shaken up our lives and careers, but it has also created new opportunities. To thrive in a post-pandemic world, young leaders and managers will need to embrace operating in the global economy...

By Dr Beverly Shrand, Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 18 Feb 2021

MediaCom crowned Adweek Global Media Agency of the Year
MediaCom crowned Adweek Global Media Agency of the YearArticle

MediaCom's pioneering creative work on behalf of clients such as Uber, PlayStation, and Dell Technologies landed them the Adweek Global Media Agency of the Year award...

18 Feb 2021

Rising importance of proptech in a new world
Rising importance of proptech in a new worldArticle

For many rental agencies in South Africa that still relied on outdated processes to manage their portfolio payments, Covid-19 brought on...

Johette Smuts 10 Feb 2021

Developer salaries in South Africa revealed
Developer salaries in South Africa revealedArticle

OfferZen, a tech talent marketplace, recently released its 2021 State of the Developer Nation report, which is a data report on developer careers in South Africa...

9 Feb 2021

Clinton Cohen, CEO, iContact BPO
Top trends influencing customer experience in the banking sector in 2021Article

The pandemic catapulted virtually every industry sector and business into the digital realm, whether they were ready or not...

Clinton Cohen 9 Feb 2021

Teddy Daka appointed co-CEO of Zutari
Teddy Daka appointed co-CEO of ZutariArticle

Previous Aurecon Group chair Teddy Daka has been appointed co-CEO of Zutari, serving with current CEO Dr Gustav Rohde...

2 Feb 2021

10 insights into 4IR in the mining industry
10 insights into 4IR in the mining industryArticle

A report has been released that aims at gaining an understanding of how the mining industry visualises the impact of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) ..

1 Feb 2021

11 trends impacting the franchise business landscape in 2021
11 trends impacting the franchise business landscape in 2021Article

We all discovered in 2020 that we cannot predict the future. We have learnt how we can position ourselves and our businesses better for what may lie ahead. The pandemic intensified or accelerated some of the 2020 trends we predicted.

Sasha-Lee de Bod 29 Jan 2021

Pandemic 'jet fuel' for online retail
Pandemic 'jet fuel' for online retailArticle

While online shopping in South Africa was already seeing noteworthy gains before Covid-19 hit, the past 10 months has seen it go through the roof...

Issued by imagineNATION Alliance 29 Jan 2021

Business travel to see growing demand for technology
Business travel to see growing demand for technologyArticle

As the world moves into the second year of coping with Covid-19 and the many changes and consequences that the virus has brought about, traveller confidence remains a key focus for travel managers...

27 Jan 2021

Is UX the new CX?
Is UX the new CX?Article

One of the most significant pivots in 2020 we had to make was to adapt to digitisation - quickly! There isn't an industry or business model that was exempt from having to push all existing digitisation efforts to the next level...

Johan Kruger 26 Jan 2021

Endeavor SA's entrepreneurs raise 4x capital YOY
Endeavor SA's entrepreneurs raise 4x capital YOYArticle

Despite prolonged global market uncertainty, Endeavor South Africa has reported significant growth in their portfolio of disruptive tech businesses...

25 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 5G is coming. Here's what it could mean for SA
#BizTrends2021: 5G is coming. Here's what it could mean for SAArticle

The rollout of 5G in South Africa's urban centres is likely to be one of the most significant technology events of 2021...

Samantha Naidoo 21 Jan 2021

What to expect in the event industry in 2021
What to expect in the event industry in 2021Article

What a challenging year it has been: a year full of forced changes, uncertainties, and unexpected plot twists. However, 2020 has shown how flexible, agile and indestructible event managers are...

Zoe van der Vyver 20 Jan 2021

Sport and entertainment agency Levergy appoints Ray Langa as managing director
Sport and entertainment agency Levergy appoints Ray Langa as managing directorArticle

Sport and entertainment agency Levergy is excited to begin a new chapter with the promotion of Ray Langa from business unit director to managing director...

Issued by Levergy 20 Jan 2021

2021: Positive shifts as the world transitions to the next paradigm
2021: Positive shifts as the world transitions to the next paradigmArticle

According to Yael Geffen of Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty, executives who take note of emerging trends as the world transitions...

15 Jan 2021

Will 2021 be the year of the great reset?
Will 2021 be the year of the great reset?Article

Although the pandemic hasn't abated as we had all hoped and 2021 appears to be more of the same, when one takes a closer look there have already been notable positive shifts...

Yael Geffen 14 Jan 2021

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