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A watershed moment for e-commerce in SA
A watershed moment for e-commerce in SAArticle

During the PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit held this week, Jonathan Smit said that for businesses seeking growth, "online is where it's at"...

Lauren Hartzenberg 6 hours ago

Marius Reitz, GM, Africa, Luno
6 Bitcoin myths bustedArticle

Is it just a passing fad or the future of money? Is it a bubble or does it have value? Many South Africans hold strong views on Bitcoin, even as the cryptocurrency smashes through all-time price highs in 2021...

Marius Reitz 8 hours ago

International aid to Africa needs an overhaul. Tips on what needs to change
International aid to Africa needs an overhaul. Tips on what needs to changeArticle

Many African countries still rely heavily on foreign aid. However, several studies have shown that foreign aid has failed to deliver sustainable economic growth...

Tigist Mekonnen Melesse 9 hours ago

Work of Insurance Ombud's offices continued despite Covid-19 disruption: Complainants compensated R300m
Work of Insurance Ombud's offices continued despite Covid-19 disruption: Complainants compensated R300mArticle

While the Covid-19 pandemic caused disruption in the handling of insurance complaints, the offices of the Short-term and Long-term Insurance Ombudsman managed to perform in accordance with their mandates...

Issued by Bullion PR & Communication 9 hours ago

African rainforests slow climate change despite record heat, drought
African rainforests slow climate change despite record heat, droughtArticle

Africa's tropical forests appear more resilient as carbon sinks than Amazonian rainforests - mopping up planet-warming carbon dioxide even when sizzling El Nino heat halted absorption in other parts of the world, researchers said on Monday...

Nita Bhalla 9 hours ago

JHB Removals gets rave reviews from customers all over SA
JHB Removals gets rave reviews from customers all over SAArticle

Rated among HelloPeter's top 10 moving companies in South Africa, JHB Removals is also top of Stor-age's list of preferred moving companies in Johannesburg...

Issued by SAFR 10 hours ago

Commercial dealers are embracing new digital tools
Commercial dealers are embracing new digital toolsArticle

Pinewood DMS is supporting commercial vehicle and truck dealers with new tools, processes and OEM integrations across every area of the business...

Issued by Pinewood SA 10 hours ago

See: The BMW X3 Mzansi Edition
See: The BMW X3 Mzansi EditionGallery

Auto manufacturer, BMW Group, has revealed the Mzansi Edition of its BMW X3 model. The BMW X3 Mzansi Edition is equipped with xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive and a four-cylinder turbodiesel engine found in the standard BMW X3 xDrive20d model. See the images below:

11 hours ago

Omni introduces next wave of digital transformation with ed-tech partner, P4P
Omni introduces next wave of digital transformation with ed-tech partner, P4PArticle

The market is saturated with conversations around learning, where the jargon of the day is either online, e-learning, digital learning or the latest being hybrid learning. Organisations and learning practitioners grapple with how "effective" the transfer of learning takes place in a digital world...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 11 hours ago

The rise of the hybrid media agency: How is the media industry transforming?
The rise of the hybrid media agency: How is the media industry transforming?Article

It's 2021 and the era of the hybrid media agency is upon us. Something that, thanks to the rise of digital, has happened quicker than anticipated...

Issued by Advertising Media Forum 12 hours ago

African industrialisation and intracontinental trade can lead to an employment boom
African industrialisation and intracontinental trade can lead to an employment boomArticle

Africa has the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Asia's manufacturing giants over the next decade, and reinvent itself as the world's next production powerhouse, says KAS Africa CEO Vinny Perumal...

Issued by KAS Africa 13 hours ago

Credit: Laura James via Pexels
A year in review: Covid-19 and the consumer sectorArticle

The economic consequences of Covid-19 are continuing to be felt in the form of changed shopping patterns and lifestyles, but also faster innovation and technology adoption...

Ashleigh Blair, Bernadette Versfeld and Kelvin Madembo 13 hours ago

General view of the coal-based Kriel Power Station owned by state power utility Eskom in Mpumalanga, near Kriel, South Africa, February 17, 2020. Reuters/Mike Hutchings/File Photo
Activists and South African govt lock horns over coal pollutionArticle

South Africa's failure to tackle toxic levels of air pollution produced by burning coal is a violation its post-Apartheid constitution, activists and a UN rights expert said in court on Monday...

Tim Cocks 14 hours ago

Will Cell C ever dominate as a brand?
Will Cell C ever dominate as a brand?Article

Cell C has repositioned, and they have a new strap line; "Change Your World", which is intended to not only inspire a renewed spirit of storytelling but also how the business operates and competes in a tough category...

Bogosi Motshegwa 15 hours ago

Harness the power of a UCX to meet modern customer demands
Harness the power of a UCX to meet modern customer demandsArticle

The change in how customers and brands interact over the past decade may seem gradual, until we look back and actually see how drastic this transformation has been...

Jeremy Osborne 15 hours ago

How household targeting can improve engagement
How household targeting can improve engagementArticle

It may be time to take advertising targets home. That's the word from a digital expert who believes many brands can benefit from targeting consumers literally where they live - at home...

Issued by VDX.tv 16 hours ago

Does your data backup still meet your needs in a SaaS-driven world?
Does your data backup still meet your needs in a SaaS-driven world?Article

Organisations need to ensure their backup strategy has evolved along with their production environment, or risk being unable to recover in the event of a disaster...

Hemant Harie 1 day ago

World Telecommunication Day heightens the importance of ICT to transform SA
World Telecommunication Day heightens the importance of ICT to transform SAArticle

As SA places a spotlight on the urgency to ramp up access to connectivity and the benefits the internet and ICT can bring to our people and economy this World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD), more can be done to unlock the potential of digital solutions in transforming our country and economy.

Cecil Mashawana 1 day ago

PoPIA: Time is running out to become compliant
PoPIA: Time is running out to become compliantArticle

The countdown is on, the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) comes into full effect on 1 July 2021...

Wale Arewa 1 day ago

Can OEMs penalise car owners for not sticking to service schedules?
Can OEMs penalise car owners for not sticking to service schedules?Article

Many South African drivers simply aren't accumulating the same distances as they were pre-Covid 19, resulting in service deadlines being missed...

Mark Dommisse 1 day ago

Senegal architects ditch concrete for earth in revival of old techniques
Senegal architects ditch concrete for earth in revival of old techniquesArticle

Construction is booming in Dakar, where unfinished apartment blocks tower over most streets, their exposed concrete bricks a dull uniform grey...

Nellie Peyton and Christophe van der Perre 1 day ago

Capture the Candidate: Recruitment 2021
Capture the Candidate: Recruitment 2021Article

The hunt for the right talent is on, but significant challenges are impacting how companies approach, and retain, their people...

Issued by Prime Reason 1 day ago

Can you combine funeral and life cover under one premium?
Can you combine funeral and life cover under one premium?Article

Can you combine a funeral and life cover policy? Here is what you need to know...

Issued by MiWayLife 1 day ago

Scaling new heights in the updated Ford Everest Sport
Scaling new heights in the updated Ford Everest SportArticle

It was certainly a case of scaling new heights both literally and figuratively. Firstly, the Ford Everest Sport has been revamped and now adds exclusive exterior styling, including eye-catching 20-inch wheels and sporty black finishes that make you stop and look again at the family oriented seven-seater SUV...

Naresh Maharaj 1 day ago

Corporate reporting is changing and it's going to have an impact on your organisation
Corporate reporting is changing and it's going to have an impact on your organisationArticle

The Good Governance Academy (GGA) will be hosting its 5th Colloquium focused on Enterprise Value Creation on Thursday, 13 May...

Issued by SAICA 1 day ago

People with HIV are still dying from a treatable, but neglected, disease: all it needs is a plan
People with HIV are still dying from a treatable, but neglected, disease: all it needs is a planArticle

Thembi Ngubane was a young woman who became famous through the American National Public Radio show Thembi's Aids Diary: A Year in the Life of a South African Teenager....

Gilles van Cutsem 1 day ago

Akani unveils new corporate brand as it positions for growth opportunities
Akani unveils new corporate brand as it positions for growth opportunitiesArticle

Akani Retirement Fund Administrators (Akani) has unveiled a new corporate brand to position itself for growth and in response to dynamic changes in the South African retirement fund industry...

Issued by Akani 1 day ago

5 ways to mitigate the impact of poor road infrastructure on your fleet
5 ways to mitigate the impact of poor road infrastructure on your fleetArticle

For those responsible for the truck fleets that keep goods moving in, out and around the country, the state of our roads is an important factor that can impact both profitability and productivity...

Jason Mellow 1 day ago

Rupert Hare, co-head of multi-asset, Prescient Investment Management
The systematic decline of active fundsArticle

Active funds have been subjected to continuous waves of attack from passive alternatives, and the gist of the argument is that they are in some way inferior to their passive peers...

Rupert Hare 1 day ago

How to create safer e-commerce marketplaces for shoppers
How to create safer e-commerce marketplaces for shoppersArticle

To regain the trust of a shopper defrauded by a seller on a marketplace platform is very difficult, which is why preventing fraudulent activities is advised above trying to pick up the pieces after the fact...

Issued by Bitventure 1 day ago

A rigid approach could be a death knell in the current property market
A rigid approach could be a death knell in the current property marketArticle

After a year of global volatility, the property market remains one of the most mercurial sectors. It's only the most agile industry players who have weathered the pandemic storm...

Gary Palmer 1 day ago

Mike Teke, CEO, Seriti Resources
Seriti closes South32 acquisition dealArticle

All conditions precedent to Seriti Resources' acquisition of South32 SA Coal (SAEC) have been fulfilled, and the sale is expected to be completed on 1 June 2021...

1 day ago

Q&A with Dr Keitumetse Mothibeli, CEO of Crystal Partners
Q&A with Dr Keitumetse Mothibeli, CEO of Crystal PartnersArticle

This year's Freedom Day, 27 of April 2021, did not just mark South Africa's celebration of past progressive triumph towards emancipation, but the day also significantly marked progress in entrepreneurship as Crystal Partners was launched in Johannesburg...

Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

Quarantine hotels: A history of controversy and occasional comfort
Quarantine hotels: A history of controversy and occasional comfortArticle

Exploring the history of quarantine hotels reveals ambivalences and inequities that continue to fuel debates over their effectiveness in the era of Covid-19...

Kevin James 1 day ago

Covid third wave concerns - Sapics highlights medical oxygen supply chain challenges
Covid third wave concerns - Sapics highlights medical oxygen supply chain challengesArticle

According to the World Health Organisation, affordable and sustainable access to oxygen has been a growing challenge in low- and middle-income countries since the start of the pandemic.

1 day ago

The African and South African films to watch at the 2021 Encounters Doccie Fest
The African and South African films to watch at the 2021 Encounters Doccie FestArticle

The 2021 Encounters South African International Documentary Festival will be held from 10 to 20 June. This year's programme lineup includes an array of documentary films from South Africa and the rest of the continent.

1 day ago

Biosecurity measures can reduce the risk of avian influenza in farmer flocks
Biosecurity measures can reduce the risk of avian influenza in farmer flocksArticle

South Africa is on high alert with the Avian Influenza outbreaks. Implementing strict biosecurity measures can reduce the spread of this devastating virus through stringent action...

1 day ago

Credit: Karolina Grabowska via Pexels
PnP lures shoppers to LiveFit range with free fitness classesArticle

Pick n Pay Smart Shoppers will receive 12 free online fitness classes when purchasing any product from the LiveFit fitness equipment range during the next month.

1 day ago

The scoreboard does not lie
The scoreboard does not lieArticle

In the last quarter of 2020, an average of 4,885,614 local newspapers were distributed regularly...

Issued by Spark Media 1 day ago

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 1 day ago

#Newsmaker: Dan Herman, Joe Public United's new chief digital officer
#Newsmaker: Dan Herman, Joe Public United's new chief digital officerArticle

Dan Herman has been appointed as chief digital officer at Joe Public United...

Jessica Tennant 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021

The science in getting a job - 5 main reasons for unsuccessful job applications
The science in getting a job - 5 main reasons for unsuccessful job applicationsArticle

Looking for a job is a job in itself. From coping with the disheartening "no's" to learning how to navigate the job search environment, the process requires perseverance...

Jeannette Campbell 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021

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