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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

Top three take-away lessons from the Suez Canal blockage
Top three take-away lessons from the Suez Canal blockageArticle

Direct implications for maritime security are unlikely. But there will be ripple effects in the shipping industry and in many commercial sectors...

Dirk Siebels 30 Mar 2021

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How the incident on the Suez highlights insurance risks of mega shipsArticle

Insurers have warned for years that the increasing size of vessels is leading to a higher accumulation of risk. These fears have been realised by the large container ship currently blocking the critical Suez Canal sea route...

26 Mar 2021

Yesterday, today, tomorrow...
Yesterday, today, tomorrow...Article

2020 didn't go quite as expected, but we are ready to approach the new year with the learnings from the year that was, says Koo Govender, CEO of Dentsu South Africa...

Issued by Dentsu 4 Feb 2021

#BehindtheMask: Zanele Potelwa, presenter on 5FM and Selimathunzi
#BehindtheMask: Zanele Potelwa, presenter on 5FM and SelimathunziArticle

This week I go behind the mask with Zanele Potelwa, traffic presenter on 5FM's 'The Roger Goode Show' and presenter on SABC 1's Selimathunzi...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 Jan 2021

Meet the Telkom Netball League superstars
Meet the Telkom Netball League superstarsArticle

Telkom is a proud sponsor of the Telkom Netball League (TNL), in partnership with Netball South Africa. Meet some of the players with aspirations to one day put our country on the map...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 26 Nov 2020

S&S Culture fights the good fight
S&S Culture fights the good fightArticle

From music and culture to fashion and food, Samantha Joshua, CEO of S&S Culture, believes we are connected on so many levels. However, what's even more important is understanding what makes the consumer tick...

Evan-Lee Courie 29 Jun 2020

Modise Sikhosana
#StartupStories: Breaking through invisible barriers in the mining spaceArticle

After years in the fast-paced world of IT, Modise Sikhosana decided he needed more stability, so he and his wife started Yonke Konke in 2015, which supplies road safety and traffic control equipment, tools and general industrial supplies to the mining and construction industries...

Nicci Botha 18 Jun 2020

Concourt brings relief to children of foreign parents
Concourt brings relief to children of foreign parentsArticle

It has taken four years of legal battles, but now if you were born in South Africa to foreign parents you can apply for citizenship...

Tania Broughton 26 Feb 2020

On-site composting machine helps SA safari lodges combat food waste challenges
On-site composting machine helps SA safari lodges combat food waste challengesArticle

International guests becoming increasingly environmentally sensitive, on-site composting not only solve food waste challenges, it also demonstrates a lodge's commitment to reducing its impact on the environment...

25 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Empowering girls with Girltivity
#StartupStory: Empowering girls with GirltivityArticle

According to UNESCO statistics, women make up only 23% of STEM talent globally, and this inequality is often felt in South Africa's science, technology and engineering industries...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Jan 2020

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Why digital marketing needs more female role modelsArticle

Digital marketing, as an industry, is young, dynamic, fast-moving and filled with opportunities for women...

Tasmin Kingma 6 Nov 2019

3 ways to collect rental arrears
3 ways to collect rental arrearsArticle

Defaulting tenants can be a nightmare for landlords. Through this guide, we help landlords like you act on non-paying tenants to collect rental arrears...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 30 Aug 2019

Minister of finance, Tito Mboweni delivering his budget speech for 2019. © .
#Budget2019: The aloe in the roomArticle

Mathe Okaba, CEO of the ACA, looks at the 2019 Budget and what the communication and advertising sector can learn from it...

Mathe Okaba 5 Mar 2019

#StartupStory: Meet Bunkr, your fuel wallet
#StartupStory: Meet Bunkr, your fuel walletArticle

The world, in general, is going through a fuel revolution...

Evan-Lee Courie 10 Dec 2018

Smile 90.4FM acknowledged for radio innovation
Smile 90.4FM acknowledged for radio innovationArticle

Smile 90.4FM has been nominated for two prestigious Liberty Radio Awards acknowledging how the young Cape Town radio station is making an impact in the Mother City...

Issued by Smile 90.4FM 3 Apr 2018

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For Gabon's sickly uranium miners, a long quest for compensationArticle

MOUNANA - "We are all sick. It's our health, and we are being conned," Moise Massala says angrily...

30 Nov 2017

Cotton On store, Rosebank.
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From the boot of a car to the malls of the world: How Cotton On built a global businessArticle

From a humble start selling jeans out of a car boot the Aussie retailer has become a global operation...

Zeenat Moorad 20 Jan 2017

Before you buy, ask these questions
Before you buy, ask these questionsArticle

Ask these questions at a show day, to ensure that you make the best home-buying decision possible...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 9 Dec 2016

Court ends Sanral toll plans in Cape
Court ends Sanral toll plans in CapeArticle

A Supreme Court of Appeal ruling which invalidated the Sanral's plans to toll the N1 and N2 in the Western Cape, has added to the agency's tolling woes...

Bekezela Phakathi 23 Sep 2016

Unilever CEO Paul Polman says that eradicating poverty is the "biggest investment opportunity we have in the world today".
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CEO lines up Unilever goals with societyArticle

If you had to select a single global advocate and envoy for the modern notion of sustainable business, it would most likely be Unilever CEO Paul Polman, whose message to business, and the world, is so wide-ranging and heartfelt it verges on the messianic...

Tim Cohen 27 Jun 2016

Tug launch
Two new TNPA tugs launchedArticle

Two more of Transnet National Ports Authority's (TNPA) powerful tugboats have been ceremoniously launched as part of Operation Phakisa...

6 May 2016

#DesignMonth: Getting people where they want to go
#DesignMonth: Getting people where they want to goArticle

Urged by unreliable public transport and a desperate need to get to class on time, Devin de Vries and Chris King started an innovative company...

Cari Van Wyk 5 Feb 2016

German automakers take on Tesla in race of electric cars
German automakers take on Tesla in race of electric carsArticle

Germany's mighty auto industry is stepping on the accelerator so it won't be left behind by a US upstart racing ahead in the market for luxury electric cars...

16 Sep 2015

Security management: open systems enable change, advancement
Security management: open systems enable change, advancementArticle

In the realm of security and security solutions, change is constant - systems continue to advance, threats evolve and business security priorities are...

Neil Cameron 17 Aug 2015

Private Property's 'Home of Great Ideas'
Private Property's 'Home of Great Ideas'Article

The 'Home of Great Ideas' theme for Decorex Joburg 2015 fits perfectly with Private Property's sponsored exibition - the Trend House...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 5 Aug 2015

The trouble with using synthetic rhino horn to stop poaching
The trouble with using synthetic rhino horn to stop poachingArticle

In 2014, one rhino was killed every eight hours. That was in South Africa alone, where most of the world's rhinos live. At this rate...

Diogo Veríssimo 6 Jul 2015

Jurgens Ci launches advertising campaign
Jurgens Ci launches advertising campaignArticle

Who among us would not like to go on holiday 52 times a year? It is on this premise that Jurgens Ci's new advertising campaign for Campworld is based...

17 Nov 2014

Director addresses Dookoom video backlash
Director addresses Dookoom video backlashArticle

Since its release, Dookoom's music video for Larney Jou Poes has sparked all sorts of controversy. Afriforum has gone as far as laying a complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission citing both song and video as hate speech inciting violence.

Ruth Cooper & Sindy Peters 20 Oct 2014

Government upgrades for mining settlements
Government upgrades for mining settlementsArticle

At least 82 informal settlements in a number of mining towns are currently being evaluated for possible upgrading as part of government's National Upgrading Support Programme.

10 Oct 2014

Best and worst Father's Day gifts
Best and worst Father's Day giftsArticle

Following a poll of over 900 customers, Pick n Pay has pinpointed the 'most wanted' gifts for Dad on Father's Day. Some of the best gifts mentioned included 'a big hug', biltong, aftershave, a cellphone, tickets to a music concert, golf clubs, an iPad and even a brand new car or an heir.

12 Jun 2014

War Horse: live theatre on the big screen
War Horse: live theatre on the big screenArticle

If there is one stage production that will change your perceptions about the art of theatre, it's the National Theatre's multi-award-winning production of War Horse, adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford in association with the South African-based, award-winning Handspring Puppet Company.

Daniel Dercksen 9 Apr 2014

Investment advice for R3.5-million dream home prize
Investment advice for R3.5-million dream home prizeArticle

Private Property partnered with Top Billing, a primetime lifestyle TV show, to bring one lucky winner what could be the largest prize ever given away in Africa: a R5-million lifestyle that includes a R3.5-million apartment in Cape Town.

Issued by Private Property South Africa 10 Feb 2014

Convicted killer metro cop wants his job back
Convicted killer metro cop wants his job backArticle

An Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department officer who was convicted of murder and sentenced to 16 years in jail is not fighting to be reinstated.

30 Aug 2013

Soap operas to be rewarded in industry competition
Soap operas to be rewarded in industry competitionArticle

Winnie Modise has established the Royalty Soapie Awards, the first fully-fledged awards show aimed squarely at the TV soapie industry. All major players are being recognised, from actors to make-up artists, writers to producers, directors to costume designers; entries close on 10 July 2013.

27 Jun 2013

SA and China sign conservation MoUArticle

The fight against rhino poaching was given a further shot in the arm with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between South Africa and the People's Republic of China on co-operation in the fields of wetland and desert ecosystems and wildlife conservation.

3 Apr 2013

Aki Kalliatakis
Share the love or kiss customers goodbyeArticle

If your bank manager has never given you a hug, or if the waiters at your neighbourhood coffee shop has never recited poetry to you, you are among millions of consumers who feel unloved by the retailers and service providers who proclaim how much they value their customers but never get round to sharing the love... not even on Valentine's Day.

Aki Kalliatakis 10 Feb 2013

BBC: Another year of strong growth in sales, profits
BBC: Another year of strong growth in sales, profitsArticle

LONDON, UK: BBC Worldwide will today publish its Annual Review for 2011/12 showing an 8% rise in headline profit to £155m (2010/11: £144m). Profit before tax of £104m (2010/11: £92m excluding gains on disposals) is up 13% on a like for like basis. The company grew headline sales by 5% to £1085m in the 12 months to 31 March 2012 (2010/11: £1030m). These figures exclude the BBC Magazine titles sold and licensed in the year.

18 Jul 2012

Botox developer rues missing out on billionsArticle

In an article published on Times Live, botox developer Alan Scott says he rues the day he handed over rights to the best-selling wrinkle-smoothing drug to a US company for just US$4.5 million, saying he might have become a billionaire.

6 Mar 2012

'Sustainable development more important than ever'Article

Business Live reports the High-level Panel on Global Sustainability stated in its report presented on Monday, 30 January 2012, to UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon in Addis Ababa that a "Future Worth Choosing" must be based on true costs to people and the environment.

1 Feb 2012

Gill Moodie
Banning English ads in Media24 digital, print speaks to Afrikaans IDArticle

Just as adverts in high-end magazines such as Vanity Fair or Monocle, or even South Africa's own Wanted that goes to Business Day's subscribers, must fit the product - ie be gorgeous and luxurious - so must the ads in all newspapers and magazines down the LSM spectrum.

Gill Moodie: @grubstreetSA 12 Oct 2011

MMA condemns Kuli Roberts article
MMA condemns Kuli Roberts articleArticle

The Kuli Roberts column, published on Sunday, 27 February 2011, in the Sunday World has sparked much debate across South Africa. Some label the piece as racist and sexist while others believe it is nothing more than a satirical piece that should not be taken to heart. Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) has condemned the newspaper for "demeaning 'coloured women' and displaying sexism".

1 Mar 2011

Women who breastfeed are at lower risk of developing type 2 diabetesArticle

Mothers who did not breastfeed their children have significantly higher rates of type 2 diabetes later in life than moms who breastfed, report University of Pittsburgh researchers in a study published in the September issue of the American Journal of Medicine.

27 Aug 2010

Usain Bolt renews Puma deal
Usain Bolt renews Puma dealArticle

KINGSTON, JAMAICA: Jamaican to play lead role in sportlifestyle brand's global marketing activity as world record holder and Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt announces he has renewed his contract with global sportlifestyle brand and long-term sponsor PUMA until the end of 2013.

25 Aug 2010

Busi Mhlongo dies, Sheer devastation
Busi Mhlongo dies, Sheer devastationArticle

Johannesburg-based Sheer Sound and Sheer Publishing are mourning the loss of Busi Mhlongo, an artist, performer and songwriter described by both independent music companies as a "unique talent".

17 Jun 2010

Dressed for success
Dressed for successArticle

Larissa and I accepted Pepe Marais' May 2010 challenge (About bells, whistles, suits and ties) with just a little caution. Great debate went into how this night was going to take shape and I don't think we've ever given so much thought into what to wear on a night out.

Larissa Elliott & Alice Gnodde 15 Jun 2010

Nokia courts African developers to consolidate innovation
Nokia courts African developers to consolidate innovationArticle

Close to 100 delegates from eight African countries, US, United Arab Emirates and Finland, including software developers and engineers from 62 companies, have convened at the Emperor's Palace in Gauteng for a three-day conference and hands-on training on web and SMS development.

Issa Sikiti da Silva 2 Dec 2009

Cape illegal tavern to close downArticle

It took Cape Town city authorities and the police two and a half years to shut down an illegal tavern on the Cape Flats following complaints from irate neighbours.

27 May 2009

World Press Freedom Day: journalists mourn and ponder
World Press Freedom Day: journalists mourn and ponderArticle

As yet another World Press Freedom Day was commemorated yesterday, Sunday, 3 May 2009, all over the world journalists mourned their colleagues slain by the enemies of truth. Many journalists now ponder their future and that of their profession in this era of mediaphobia, ‘war on terror', media appeal tribunals, global economic downturn, blacklisting of government critics, censorship, and lawsuits.

Issa Sikiti da Silva 4 May 2009

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