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DIY and home services supporting franchise industry recovery
DIY and home services supporting franchise industry recoveryArticle

The news that listed group Italtile expects its full-year earnings to surge by 70% is an impressive business growth story in the midst of a pandemic...

3 hours ago

Sub-Saharan Africa's food security has turned out better than feared. But risks remain
Sub-Saharan Africa's food security has turned out better than feared. But risks remainArticle

Government support for farmers, higher rainfall and grain imports have helped sub-Saharan Africa stave off food insecurity, but the region isn't out of the woods yet...

Wandile Sihlobo 6 hours ago

Global air cargo demand up by 4.4% in March compared to pre-Covid levels
Global air cargo demand up by 4.4% in March compared to pre-Covid levelsArticle

African airlines' cargo demand in March increased by 24.6% compared to the same month in 2019...

2 days ago

Spar workers end strike after agreement reached
Spar workers end strike after agreement reachedArticle

A six-week strike by more than 130 workers of Spar distribution centre in Gqeberha has ended after they reached an agreement with management last week...

Joseph Chirume 2 days ago

SABRE Awards Africa 2021: All the winners!
SABRE Awards Africa 2021: All the winners!Article

The 2021 Africa SABRE Awards, which recognises superior achievement in branding, reputation, and engagement, was announced at a virtual award ceremony in May 2021. The campaigns were evaluated by a jury of industry leaders...

3 days ago

Indwe's R11m stadium unfinished and abandoned
Indwe's R11m stadium unfinished and abandonedArticle

In July 2018, Emalahleni Local Municipality gave MBS Civils JV Cudjor Quantity Surveying cc an R11m tender to rehabilitate the sportsfield and build a stadium in Indwe...

Yonela Ngqukuvana 3 days ago

R4.8m Covid-19 contract declared unlawful
R4.8m Covid-19 contract declared unlawfulArticle

A R4.8 million contract awarded by the OR Tambo District Municipality to Phathilizwi Training Institute to conduct a Covid-19 door-to-door campaign has been declared unlawful and invalid by the Special Tribunal...

30 Apr 2021

African sovereign wealth funds double down on governance to power growth and prosperity
African sovereign wealth funds double down on governance to power growth and prosperityArticle

A new study covering 11 African countries shows that most have a sovereign wealth fund or are in the process of establishing one...

28 Apr 2021

The lash of lockdown: A potato farmer's story of resilience
The lash of lockdown: A potato farmer's story of resilienceArticle

Potatoes SA shares Limpopo Province potato farmer Johan Holtzhausen's story as he details how he had contracted Covid-19 and at the same time faced challenges that his business went through due to Covid-19...

28 Apr 2021

Checkers - Decorations, visual merchandising
A snapshot of Easter retail displays in SAGallery

Shop! Association has released the 'Easter at Retail World Wide 2021' in-store report featuring images of in-store activations and displays from 11 different countries, including South Africa. The in-store activities feature grocery retail, cosmetics and fashion. View a snapshot of SA displays below. Click here to view full the report covering Easter displays worldwide.

26 Apr 2021

SA avocado sector expected to see uptick in exports
SA avocado sector expected to see uptick in exportsArticle

"Between 45 and 50% of South Africa's avocados are exported; 10 to 12% are processed into oil and guacamole, and the rest are sold locally. About 95% of South African avocado exports are to Europe, the United Kingdom, and Russia."

26 Apr 2021

What is shaping culture? Art
What is shaping culture? ArtArticle

How does one value the importance of art?

Brett Rogers 23 Apr 2021

10 things to do at City Lodge Hotels this Mother's Day
10 things to do at City Lodge Hotels this Mother's DayArticle

We've rounded up ten of the best things to do with your mother - or mothers-in-law, grannies, aunties, mentors, "fur moms" - at any City Lodge Hotel Group property...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 23 Apr 2021

In conversation with Neale Hill on Ford's R1bn investment
In conversation with Neale Hill on Ford's R1bn investmentArticle

I spoke with Ford South Africa's managing director, Neale Hill, about the funding and the effects it will have on vehicle production and employment in the country...

Naresh Maharaj 22 Apr 2021

Covid-19 economic impact failed to put brakes on climate change - WMO report
Covid-19 economic impact failed to put brakes on climate change - WMO reportArticle

The Covid-19-related economic slowdown failed to put the brakes on climate change drivers and accelerating impacts according to a new report by the WMO...

22 Apr 2021

Kirby Gordon, chief marketing officer, FlySafair
How to subsidise your holidayArticle

If I asked you to think of ways you might contribute to the country's economy, jumping on a flight to your favourite holiday destination might not be the first thing that comes to mind...

Kirby Gordon, 20 Apr 2021

Volkswagen teases an updated version of its popular Polo
Volkswagen teases an updated version of its popular PoloArticle

Volkswagen has teased an updated version of its popular Polo. Here's what is known so far...

David Taylor 19 Apr 2021

Ethiopian protestors march down 42nd Street in New York during a “It’s my Dam” protest on March 11, 2021. Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images
Solar and wind power could break the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam deadlockArticle

For several years, political tensions between Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have been escalating in a conflict over the near-complete Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (Gerd)...

Sebastian Sterl 19 Apr 2021

Competition law in post-pandemic Africa a key driver for change and development
Competition law in post-pandemic Africa a key driver for change and developmentArticle

With the growth of economies across Africa, competition law has remained one of the key drivers for effective market participation, consumer protection and fair business practices...

15 Apr 2021

Image: Johnson & Johnson
J&J makes demands before releasing SA vaccinesArticle

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has demanded a letter from the Department of Trade and Industry acknowledging its local investment before it will sign off the delivery of 20-million doses of the vaccine to South Africa...

15 Apr 2021

Marikana mine. Image: Sibanye-Stillwater
Sibanye-Stillwater restructures Lonmin B-BBEE arrangementArticle

Sibanye-Stillwater has restructured the heavily indebted broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) structure it inherited when it bought Lonmin in 2019...

15 Apr 2021

KNP names new head rangerPerson

14 Apr 2021

Cathy Dreyer appointed new head ranger for Kruger National Park
Cathy Dreyer appointed new head ranger for Kruger National ParkArticle

Cathy Dreyer has been appointed the first-ever female head ranger at the Kruger National Park (KNP). She starts her new position on 1 May 2021...

14 Apr 2021

The community of Xolobeni village, in the Eastern Cape, succeesfully challenged the mining of their land in the High Court in 2018. Rogan Ward © Sunday Times.
Law protecting interests of South African communities in mining deals falls shortArticle

The impact of mining operations on rural communities is a contentious issue in South Africa. There is also concern about the manner in which communities are consulted about mining on their land...

14 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Justine Cullinan of Nando's on building an empathetic muscle
#BehindtheBrandManager: Justine Cullinan of Nando's on building an empathetic muscleArticle

In this #BehindtheBrandManager feature, we find out more from Justine Cullinan, GM of marketing and brand strategy and communication at the iconic and well-loved South African fast-food chain Nando's...

Ruth Cooper 13 Apr 2021

Harvard GSD announces 4 finalists for 2021 Wheelwright Prize
Harvard GSD announces 4 finalists for 2021 Wheelwright PrizeArticle

The Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) has announced four shortlisted architects for the 2021 Wheelwright Prize...

13 Apr 2021

Avian Influenza outbreak confirmed on Ekurhuleni farm
Avian Influenza outbreak confirmed on Ekurhuleni farmArticle

"The samples from this farm that were sent to the laboratory tested positive for the H5 strain of avian influenza. It must be said that this farm was also part of the H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak in 2017."

13 Apr 2021

Rescuers work in Kamituga, South Kivu, at the entrance of one of the mines which collapsed following torrential rains trapping dozens of artisanal miners in September 2020. Photo by Stringer/AFP via Getty Images
How large miners and states stifle local capital and innovation in DR CongoArticle

Over the last few decades, African governments have removed restrictions on and privatised their mining industries, attracting significant foreign direct investment...

Ben Radley & Sara Geenen 13 Apr 2021

Easter road death stats under scrutiny
Easter road death stats under scrutinyArticle

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula announced that a total of 235 fatalities occurred across the country's provinces during the Easter period as a result of 189 crashes...

Gero Lilleike 12 Apr 2021

Back to business as usual for South Africa's airlines at last
Back to business as usual for South Africa's airlines at lastArticle

South Africa's troubled airline industry is slowly getting off the ground as Covid-19 eases off again in the country and the vaccination programme continues. Kulula is the latest of South Africa's airlines to resume a semblance of normal operations...

Issued by SA Airlines 12 Apr 2021

Siya Kolisi, Freedom of Movement pay tribute to the Springbok captain's hometown with new range
Siya Kolisi, Freedom of Movement pay tribute to the Springbok captain's hometown with new rangeArticle

Following on their previous collaboration, FOM x Kolisi Mbekweni, Siya Kolisi and Freedom of Movement have paired up on a new range...

12 Apr 2021

SIU welcomes prosecution of Umthatha State Attorney official, lawyer
SIU welcomes prosecution of Umthatha State Attorney official, lawyerArticle

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has welcomed the prosecution of the former acting Head of the Office of the State Attorney in Mthatha and an Eastern Cape-based lawyer on fraud charges amounting to R331,000.

12 Apr 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Betting their soles on boots
#OrchidsandOnions: Betting their soles on bootsArticle

Recognition: Selling unsexy products with flair is an art; Onions on way for PR people who ignore golden rule: Know the media platform you are targeting...

Brendan Seery 12 Apr 2021

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Why you should expect more Suez-like supply chain disruptions and shortages at your local grocery storeArticle

When the Ever Given container ship choked off traffic in the Suez Canal for almost a week in late March 2021, it made headlines around the world...

Nada R. Sanders 12 Apr 2021

Domestic tourism to the rescue
Domestic tourism to the rescueArticle

Domestic and regional tourism is the light at the end of the tunnel, that holy grail that governments, tourism industries and stakeholders hope will ensure the sector's survival until international travel resumes...

Jenna Berndt 8 Apr 2021

Plans for the NWU Medical School on track
Plans for the NWU Medical School on trackArticle

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the enormous stress and burden placed on South Africa's medical professionals have dramatically strengthened the North-West University's case for a medical school in North West...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 8 Apr 2021

Global food prices rise for 10th consecutive month
Global food prices rise for 10th consecutive monthArticle

Vegetable oils drive FAO's Food Price Index higher in March while cereal quotations dip...

8 Apr 2021

CPT Tourism launches digital visitors' guide
CPT Tourism launches digital visitors' guideArticle

Cape Town Tourism, together with the City of Cape Town, has launched its latest official visitors' guide in digital format, highlighting all the top things to do and see in the Mother City...

7 Apr 2021

Splashy Fen 2021
Splashy Fen 2021Gallery

This past weekend, 250 lucky fans got the opportunity to experience Splashy Fen as it has never been experienced before, with a camping musical weekend being hosted on the iconic farm in a small, compliant and intimate format.

7 Apr 2021

#MusicExchange: Kayleigh Bell releases new single off upcoming album
#MusicExchange: Kayleigh Bell releases new single off upcoming albumArticle

Kayleigh Bell is the new kid on the block in the Cape Town music scene. She hails from the Eastern Cape where she has been making waves with her indie/folk music for some years.

Martin Myers 7 Apr 2021

Which visa is required for European countries?
Which visa is required for European countries?Article

Although citizens of South Africa are currently granted access visa-free or with a visa on arrival to over 100 destinations around the globe, they need an approved visa to travel to the majority of countries and territories in Europe...

Issued by Online Global Applications SL 6 Apr 2021

Is that a good egg? How chocolate makers rate on social and environmental measures
Is that a good egg? How chocolate makers rate on social and environmental measuresArticle

Easter is the biggest chocolate-buying time of the year. But who's really paying for the cost of that chocolate?

John Dumay and James Guthrie 6 Apr 2021

City Lodge Hotels saves 293kWh of energy during Earth Hour 2021
City Lodge Hotels saves 293kWh of energy during Earth Hour 2021Article

City Lodge Hotel Group once again committed to turning off non-essential lights during Earth Hour from 8.30pm to 9.30pm on Saturday, 27 March 2021...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 1 Apr 2021

Prof. Petra Engelbrecht - a legend in South African science
Prof. Petra Engelbrecht - a legend in South African scienceArticle

Prof. Petra Engelbrecht from the Faculty of Education at the North-West University (NWU), is one of 62 researchers profiled in Legends of South African Science II...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 1 Apr 2021

Satsa to facilitate EC tourism transformation of ownership project
Satsa to facilitate EC tourism transformation of ownership projectArticle

Satsa's Access, Inclusivity and Diversity Committee, under the guidance of the Satsa Eastern Cape Chapter Chair, Mandisa Magwaxaza, has joined forces for good with a member association in the Eastern Cape to pioneer a Proof of Concept that will become a blueprint for sustainable transformation of ownership...

31 Mar 2021

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