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Call for board nominations for SA Weather Service, SANParks, Sanbi
Call for board nominations for SA Weather Service, SANParks, SanbiArticle

Forestry, fisheries and the environment minister Barbara Creecy is calling for board nominations for the South African Weather Service (SAWS)...

3 days ago

Doing it her way
Doing it her wayArticle

Ipfani Singo (29), known as Hope, wanted to be a Chartered Accountant [CA(SA)] from as early as Grade 4. Yet her journey to becoming a chartered accountant has not been easy for her. Thankfully Hope had Thuthuka to hold her hand...

Issued by SAICA 23 Apr 2021

Good financial decisions will ensure SA agriculture survival when the bad times
Good financial decisions will ensure SA agriculture survival when the bad timesArticle

South Africa's agricultural sector was one of the only shining stars in the economy in 2020, escaping the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic relatively unscathed...

19 Apr 2021

Covid-19 No-Fault Compensation Scheme draft regulations gazetted
Covid-19 No-Fault Compensation Scheme draft regulations gazettedArticle

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has invited the public to comment on the draft regulations of the Covid-19 Vaccine Injury No-Fault Compensation Scheme...

16 Apr 2021

Sony Music Africa partners with Women of Music Business to launch new 'masterclass' training programme
Sony Music Africa partners with Women of Music Business to launch new 'masterclass' training programmeArticle

The Women of Music Business (Womb) is set to launch a new 'masterclass' training programme in partnership with Sony Music Africa. The training programme aims to support women working in the African music industry...

15 Apr 2021

David Alexander on the state of music publishing in South Africa
David Alexander on the state of music publishing in South AfricaArticle

David Alexander, newly appointed chair of Music Publishing Association of South Africa, shares insights on how to revolutionise the business of publishing....

Evan-Lee Courie 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

Cutting costs can help SMEs grow
Cutting costs can help SMEs growArticle

Reducing the cost of supplies, inventory or business operations is common practice amongst many small business owners. Not preserving enough cash could land a business in deep waters...

7 Apr 2021

FNB records 46% uptick in secondary property purchases in Q4 2020
FNB records 46% uptick in secondary property purchases in Q4 2020Article

FNB has reported a 46% increase in the total number of buyers who purchased secondary properties in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to the fourth quarter of 2019...

7 Apr 2021

How SMMEs can be more financially resilient
How SMMEs can be more financially resilientArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated the need for SMMEs to adopt new ways of doing things and has pushed businesses to try and become more financially resilient...

30 Mar 2021

Employers' responsibility and the Covid-19 vaccine situation in SA
Employers' responsibility and the Covid-19 vaccine situation in SAArticle

The prospect of early Covid-19 vaccination is particularly attractive. However, the subject of compulsory vaccinations is argumentative and there are significant legal and moral facets that must be considered...

Persuade Makore, Issued by TR Brand Communications & Events 26 Mar 2021

4 things to consider before you start your side hustle
4 things to consider before you start your side hustleArticle

Got an idea, talent or skill that you want to turn into a side job? Here are a few things to consider when you start a side hustle...

Issued by Funzi 24 Mar 2021

This week South Africa’s finance minister Tito Mboweni will deliver the country’s budget. Photo by Jeffrey Abrahams/Gallo Images via Getty Images
The basis of South Africa's annual budgets needs an overhaul. Here's why, and howArticle

Governments in most developing countries use medium-term expenditure frameworks as fiscal policy instruments to match the imperatives of policy, planning and budgeting over the medium-term horizon...

Matthew Kofi Ocran 23 Feb 2021

MediaHeads 360 - Thriving into 2021
MediaHeads 360 - Thriving into 2021Article

Level one BEE media specialist agency, MediaHeads 360, continues to activate, captivate and amplify two years after its relaunch...

Issued by MediaHeads 360 17 Feb 2021

AgendaWorx answers anywhere, anytime call of business 2021
AgendaWorx answers anywhere, anytime call of business 2021Article

In this age of remote working and stringent security measures, chief technical officers are coming under pressure to ensure an organisation's software is not only compliant and safe, but easy to use and - above all - effective...

Issued by The Publicity Workshop 15 Feb 2021

Karri donates half a million rand to South African schools
Karri donates half a million rand to South African schoolsArticle

Campaign aims to encourage school fundraising by sharing R500,000 with parents to support their schools...

Issued by Irvine Partners 8 Feb 2021

Accelerating access to palliative care is a fundamental human right
Accelerating access to palliative care is a fundamental human rightArticle

A webinar, focused on highlighting the imperative for a concerted and collaborative effort to accelerate access to palliative care during Covid-19 and beyond, took place on Sunday, 24 January 2021...

Issued by MANGO-OMC 3 Feb 2021

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Safeguard procurement, distribution and administration of vaccines against corruptionArticle

The rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in South Africa is viewed with more than a little scepticism...

2 Feb 2021

Accurate Agent Group helping position businesses for success across Africa
Accurate Agent Group helping position businesses for success across AfricaArticle

Accurate Agent Group has set out to help businesses and leaders across Africa thrive in 2021 and beyond, through strategic business management solutions, in the new business environment created by Covid-19...

Issued by TR Brand Communications & Events 27 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Strengthening NPO skills and processes
#BizTrends2021: Strengthening NPO skills and processesArticle

As an important contributor of skills and research to the non-profit, higher education and philanthropy sectors, Inyathelo shares trends towards ensuring NPO sustainability in 2021...

Nazeema Mohamed, Feryal Domingo and Soraya Joonas 8 Jan 2021

Spar's successful Rural Hub initiative poised for growth
Spar's successful Rural Hub initiative poised for growthArticle

Spar's Rural Hub model forms part of the retailer's drive to support and empower small-scale local farmers, create jobs and sustain local economies by creating an ecosystem that provides affordable, nutritious food for all...

17 Dec 2020

Challenges, opportunities for manufacturing CFOs now and in the future
Challenges, opportunities for manufacturing CFOs now and in the futureArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought on massive changes to the manufacturing industry, which has had to adapt to new operating models, an evolving consumer market, and disruptions in supply chain processes, all while keeping the workforce safe and healthy...

Mark Wilson 17 Dec 2020

Funding Accelerator Programme spearheads growth and resilience in 141 township SMMEs in Gauteng
Funding Accelerator Programme spearheads growth and resilience in 141 township SMMEs in GautengArticle

Thursday, 3 December 2020, saw 141 small businesses led by historically underserved entrepreneurs graduate from the bespoke Funding Accelerator Programme, aptly named 'Khulisa iBiznis', meaning 'Grow your business'...

Issued by SAICA 15 Dec 2020

Survival tips from one SMME to another
Survival tips from one SMME to anotherArticle

Without a doubt, small businesses have been the most acutely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Here are some insights from one SMME to others on its survival strategy...

Khathutshelo Mufamadi 10 Dec 2020

Want year-end auditing success? Go digital
Want year-end auditing success? Go digitalArticle

Businesses preparing for their 2020 fiscal year-end audits will need to enhance digital capabilities and embrace tools that enable virtual audit procedures and watertight due diligence as they navigate the uncertainties presented by Covid-19...

Issued by LexisNexis 7 Dec 2020

The role of digital transformation in kick-starting African economies
The role of digital transformation in kick-starting African economiesArticle

The digital revolution has officially engaged a higher gear, raising a great deal of curiosity and speculation on technological innovation, adoption, AI and the future of the digital economy...

Tau Mashigo 4 Dec 2020

How to calculate sectional title levies
How to calculate sectional title leviesArticle

Calculating levies can be a bit tricky, but it is important that owners understand what is included in the levy and how the final amount is reached...

Björn Laubscher 2 Dec 2020

AICPA sets ESG roadmap for education, resources, guidance in 2021
AICPA sets ESG roadmap for education, resources, guidance in 2021Article

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants has shared its 2021 plans to deliver education and resources that assist accountants with reporting on and assurance of environmental, social and governance information...

Issued by CIMA 27 Nov 2020

68% of SA consumers shopping more online since start of pandemic
68% of SA consumers shopping more online since start of pandemicArticle

As the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to spur e-commerce, a Mastercard study has revealed the rapid growth of online shopping, with 68% of South African consumers shopping more online...

26 Nov 2020

Small Business Academy opens its doors to Stellenbosch locals in 2021
Small Business Academy opens its doors to Stellenbosch locals in 2021Article

In 2021, the University of Stellenbosch Business School's Small Business Academy (SBA) Development Programme will be available for the first time to small business owners in Stellenbosch...

25 Nov 2020

Applications for the full-time and distance postgrad media course still open for 2021
Applications for the full-time and distance postgrad media course still open for 2021Article

The Postgraduate Diploma in Media Management (PGDip in Media Management) is an intensive programme accredited at the honours degree level (NQF Level 8) by South Africa's Qualifications Authority (Saqa)...

Issued by Sol Plaatje Institute for Media Leadership, Rhodes University 24 Nov 2020

Dr Zweli Mkhize
Plugging the gaps to build a resilient healthcare systemArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic not only placed tremendous strain on South Africa's already bleak fiscal stance, it also highlighted gaps in an overburdened medical care system...

23 Nov 2020

2020 Water Stewardship Event focuses on path to post-Covid-19 green recovery
2020 Water Stewardship Event focuses on path to post-Covid-19 green recoveryArticle

The recently held sixth annual Water Stewardship Event looked at how strengthened water sector governance and stewardship practices could provide a pathway for a green and inclusive recovery from the impacts of Covid-19...

23 Nov 2020

AWS, Dimension Data establish cloud education collaboration
AWS, Dimension Data establish cloud education collaborationArticle

Amazon Web Services' (AWS) skills development arm, AWS Training and Certification has formed a collaboration with Dimension Data's Enterprise and Supplier Development team to provide essential cloud education to key beneficiaries of the system integrator's Enterprise Supplier Development (ESD) programme...

18 Nov 2020

8 years of Iketsetse Zenzele "Wallet Wise": Leaving a brand legacy through radio dramas
8 years of Iketsetse Zenzele "Wallet Wise": Leaving a brand legacy through radio dramasArticle

Radio dramas have long been a powerful tool to captivate audiences through creative storytelling. The format touches on education, information and entertainment in a way that others can only dream of, and as a result it's no surprise that many corporate marketing campaigns still lean on it as part of a broader strategy to reach their target audience...

Justin Keats, Issued by MediaHeads 360 16 Nov 2020

Concerns over Prasa's irregular expenditure
Concerns over Prasa's irregular expenditureArticle

The Portfolio Committee on Transport has noted the improvement in the audit of the entire transport portfolio, but remains concerned with the audit received by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).

11 Nov 2020

Problematic assumptions raise questions about South Africa's new land reform plan
Problematic assumptions raise questions about South Africa's new land reform planArticle

The new initiative reproduces the core weaknesses of post-apartheid state land and agricultural policy. These have done little to improve the livelihoods of the poor...

Ben Cousins 27 Oct 2020

Bridge House, Digemy connect to launch new online high school
Bridge House, Digemy connect to launch new online high schoolArticle

Independent school, Bridge House and award-winning EdTech company, Digemy, have joined forces to create ConnectEd - an Independent Examinations Board (IEB) curriculum online high school which uses a dynamic adaptive learning platform. The school will launch initially for Grades 10 and 11, with other grades to follow next year and into 2022...

19 Oct 2020

Pieter Bensch, executive vice-president, Africa & Middle East, Sage
Research reveals a radically different, Covid-influenced CFO roleArticle

As Covid-19 continues to challenge and disrupt the business landscape, chief financial officers (CFOs) are stepping up and playing a bigger role in digital transformation...

Pieter Bensch 4 Sep 2020

95% of schools may not be POPI Act compliant
95% of schools may not be POPI Act compliantArticle

Schools are increasingly embracing the digital universe and now the Covid-19 pandemic has stratospherically accelerated the adoption of online communication and digital strategies for South African schools...

27 Aug 2020

Emerging poultry farmers to get hands-on experience with advanced KZNPI chicken house
Emerging poultry farmers to get hands-on experience with advanced KZNPI chicken houseArticle

An advanced new chicken house built at the KwaZulu-Natal Poultry Institute (KZNPI) will see emerging poultry farmers get hands-on training with the latest chicken farming technologies...

20 Aug 2020

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#WomensMonth: Gender bias. Challenge or opportunity?Article

Women are naturally subjected to gender bias, whether conscious or unconscious. This is an everyday fight, but you can choose to see this as a threat or an opportunity...

Nicci Botha 11 Aug 2020

Managing finances during Covid-19
Managing finances during Covid-19Article

The phased stages of lockdown and the surge in infections that we are seeing are bringing us closer to realising that things will not return to normal any time soon. As we begin to look for ways to rebuild our economy and try to find ways to repair our finances, planning for the unknown future that awaits us has become pivotal...

Issued by MiWayLife 13 Jul 2020

CoCT meets with leadership from informal traders associations
CoCT meets with leadership from informal traders associationsArticle

Under the theme 'Trading and living amid Covid-19', the City of Cape Town's Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Management, Alderman Grant Twigg, met with the leadership of informal traders associations...

10 Jul 2020

Business continuity plans to secure the future of SMMEs
Business continuity plans to secure the future of SMMEsArticle

Managing and growing a business is no easy feat, this task becomes even more difficult when you factor in recessions, economic downgrades and pandemics...

Arnoux Maré 10 Jul 2020

Brenda Matyolo joins PayProp SA board
Brenda Matyolo joins PayProp SA boardArticle

Brenda Matyolo has joined the PayProp South African board of directors as a non-executive director, as of 1 July 2020...

2 Jul 2020

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