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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 14 minutes ago

Create Mozambique celebrates 25 years of firsts
Create Mozambique celebrates 25 years of firstsArticle

During these past 25 years, Create Mozambique has evolved as the market opened up to the importance that advertising and marketing has on the impact of businesses, brands and institutions...

Issued by Dentsu 5 hours ago

Howard Audio toasts Courvoisier in unique sonic campaign
Howard Audio toasts Courvoisier in unique sonic campaignArticle

Howard Audio is proud to share a unique campaign we've recently produced with Workbench for the iconic Courvoisier brand...

Issued by Howard Audio 7 hours ago

Committed to working together to prevent fraud in Southern Africa
Committed to working together to prevent fraud in Southern AfricaArticle

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, South Africa (ACFE SA) and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) sign a new Memorandum of Understanding...

Issued by SAICA 2 days ago

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 2 days ago

The separation of powers is critical for good governance. Yellow Dog Productions/The Image Bank
South Sudan's chief justice is overstepping his bounds: why it matters for the rule of lawArticle

South Sudan's chief justice, Chan Reec Madut, has been implicated in serious corruption allegations since independence. Some relate to the recruitment process within the judiciary...

Mark Deng 13 May 2021

Pierre Van Tonder remembered for valuable contribution to franchising
Pierre Van Tonder remembered for valuable contribution to franchisingArticle

The board and members of the Franchise Association of South Africa (Fasa) have extended their condolences to the family and colleagues of Pierre Van Tonder after he passed away on Sunday, 9 May.

12 May 2021

What is your attitude to parental controls?Article

Nobody said parenting was easy, but in the digital age it comes with a whole slew of new challenges. How do parents view the role of parental monitoring in children's online safety?

Tony Anscombe, Issued by ESET 11 May 2021

Futuristic computer game hopes to be tonic for climate change anxiety
Futuristic computer game hopes to be tonic for climate change anxietyArticle

It is the year 2050, the planet is warming up, meals come from nutritional food packs and dozens of new zoonotic viruses are spreading...

Kim Harrisberg 11 May 2021

Diabetes is a leading cause of death in the country. PixelCatchers via GettyImages
Our research shows gaps in South Africa's diabetes management programmeArticle

Diabetes is currently the ninth most common cause of death in the world...

Patrick Ngassa Piotie, Elizabeth M Webb & Paul Rheeder 11 May 2021

#Newsmaker: Yokesh Maharaj to advance Mondelez's growth in Sub-Saharan Africa
#Newsmaker: Yokesh Maharaj to advance Mondelez's growth in Sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

This Africa Month, we chat to Mondelez International's new president of its Sub-Saharan Africa business unit about mapping a growth strategy in Africa...

Lauren Hartzenberg 10 May 2021

Kaya 959 appoints Sibongile Mtyali as its new managing director
Kaya 959 appoints Sibongile Mtyali as its new managing directorArticle

The Kaya 959 board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Sibongile Mtyali as the new Kaya 959 managing director effective 1 June 2021...

Issued by KAYA 959 10 May 2021

Savanna and Comedy Central Africa continue to show their unwavering support for SA's comedic talent
Savanna and Comedy Central Africa continue to show their unwavering support for SA's comedic talentArticle

Savanna Premium Cider announced that Comedy Central Live at the Savanna Virtual Comedy Bar season three will air on 17 May 2021 at 10pm CAT (channel 122 on DSTV)...

Issued by Distell 10 May 2021

Savanna Cider resolute in promotion of responsible consumption
Savanna Cider resolute in promotion of responsible consumptionArticle

Savanna remains focused on supporting and uplifting South Africans through numerous campaigns and lively social media activity...

Issued by Distell 10 May 2021

Container stow collapses - a South African perspective
Container stow collapses - a South African perspectiveArticle

According to a World Shipping Council (WSC) survey undertaken in 2020, an estimated average of 1,382 containers were lost at sea annually during the period 2008 to 2019, from approximately 6,000 container vessels...

Michael Asherson and Michael Tatham 7 May 2021

Botswana beckons - In Review: Ker & Downey Botswana and Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge
Botswana beckons - In Review: Ker & Downey Botswana and Ghoha Hills Savuti LodgeArticle

Debbie Hathway reviews a stay at Dinaka and Okuti at Ker & Downey Botswana and Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge in Botswana.

Debbie Hathway 6 May 2021

Legalities of dismissing striking employees, despite compliance with ultimatum
Legalities of dismissing striking employees, despite compliance with ultimatumArticle

Are employers, who issue provisional ultimatums to employees who participate in unprotected strike action, legally allowed to dismiss employees who comply with the ultimatum...?

Jacques van Wyk and Andre van Heerden 5 May 2021

The closing of South Africa's Fugard Theatre points to systemic failures
The closing of South Africa's Fugard Theatre points to systemic failuresArticle

South Africa's theatre fraternity has reacted with heartbreak to the announcement that Cape Town's famous Fugard Theatre has closed its doors for good. Fiona Ramsay is head of the department of theatre and performing arts at the University of the Witwatersrand. She asked Ismail Mahomed, a playwright and seasoned theatre and arts festival manager, about what forces aligned to see the theatre close - and whether this could have been prevented.

Fiona Ramsay 5 May 2021

8 things you need to do after a car accident
8 things you need to do after a car accidentArticle

Whether you have a small bumper bashing or something more serious, it's important to know what steps to take in the aftermath of an accident...

Issued by Dotsure 5 May 2021

How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforces
How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforcesArticle

With PoPIA soon coming into effect, are employees who use their personal devices for work purposes - and their employers - violating its rules? Potentially yes...

Sián Fields 4 May 2021

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...

4 May 2021

Women are a mainstay of fishing in West Africa. But they get a raw deal
Women are a mainstay of fishing in West Africa. But they get a raw dealArticle

The contributions that women in West Africa's fisheries make to the sector are widely un(der)paid, undervalued and largely invisible...

Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood and Sayra van den Berg Bhagwandas 4 May 2021

Showing appreciation with Sponsors of Brave: The Gratitude Season
Showing appreciation with Sponsors of Brave: The Gratitude SeasonArticle

South Africa, it's time to celebrate your pharmacist and its staff and let the nation know where their heroes are making waves...

Issued by The SpaceStation 4 May 2021

As press freedom continues to struggle in Kenya, alternatives keep hope alive
As press freedom continues to struggle in Kenya, alternatives keep hope aliveArticle

As we mark World Press Freedom Day 2021, let us remember that 2020 was terrible for the press in many parts of the world...

Wambui Wamunyu 3 May 2021

Pepkor H1 profit seen up 20% as cash-strapped shoppers seek value
Pepkor H1 profit seen up 20% as cash-strapped shoppers seek valueArticle

Pepkor Holdings said on Wednesday half-year earnings were expected to rise by at least 20%, supported by growth at its discount clothing business and a reduction in net debt and finance costs...

Nqobile Dludla 29 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

#Newsmaker: Pippa Misplon joins Retroviral as MD
#Newsmaker: Pippa Misplon joins Retroviral as MDArticle

Pippa Misplon joins Retroviral as managing director from Ogilvy South Africa where she was previously the business director for the PR & Influence Division...

Jessica Tennant 26 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

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Zambia must find a way to balance the economy and public health in tax policyArticle

The burden of noncommunicable diseases is growing rapidly across sub-Saharan Africa. The conditions, which include obesity and diabetes, are now leading causes of premature deaths...

Mulenga Mary Mukanu 23 Apr 2021

6 off-the-beaten-path suggestions for day trips in Gauteng
6 off-the-beaten-path suggestions for day trips in GautengArticle

Contrary to non-Gautengers' belief, the province has lots more to offer than skyscrapers and traffic. If you're staying home (in Gauteng) this holiday season, you'd be delighted to find that there are lots of fun staycation ideas, especially outdoor activities, available.

23 Apr 2021

Advertising. Queen's Gambit versus the robots
Advertising. Queen's Gambit versus the robotsArticle

Well, here I go. This is the advertising equivalent of the charge of the light brigade. I am going to ride my horse of belief right at the cannons of coolness. I am about to fight for a word even I hate. Tally ho...

Damon Stapleton 22 Apr 2021

Being visually impaired does not hold this NWU alumnus and PhD graduate back
Being visually impaired does not hold this NWU alumnus and PhD graduate backArticle

Disability is not inability. Advocate Jan Tladi confirmed this statement when he defied the odds and became the first completely blind student to graduate with a PhD from the North-West University's (NWU's) Mahikeng Campus...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 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

#MarketingMasterminds: Gustav Praekelt discusses National Covid-19 WhatsApp Hotline
#MarketingMasterminds: Gustav Praekelt discusses National Covid-19 WhatsApp HotlineArticle

This month's Marketing Mastermind is Gustav Praekelt, founder and chairman of non-profit organisation, The Praekelt Foundation. He discusses the National Covid-19 WhatsApp Hotline...

Issued by Facebook 21 Apr 2021

Harkrishan Singh, director of application development, AlphaCodes
The new reality for financial servicesArticle

Now more than ever, the customer is king, and financial services organisations need to be able to cater to changing demand...

Harkrishan Singh 21 Apr 2021

How to generate content for your small business
How to generate content for your small businessArticle

There are many challenges businesses could face when it comes to building a brand on social media...

Rucien Petersen 21 Apr 2021

Euromonitor identifies 6 cannabis consumer archetypes
Euromonitor identifies 6 cannabis consumer archetypesArticle

Legal cannabis is set to increase from $30bn in 2020 to over $90bn in 2025, as consumers increase their usage in diverse parts of their lives...

21 Apr 2021

Why we should use the e-commerce boom to support brick and mortar stores
Why we should use the e-commerce boom to support brick and mortar storesArticle

When the pandemic hit and the first lockdown arrived, everything ground to a halt. Looking at sales volumes from merchants trading on the SnapScan platform, we saw activity plummet by 50%...

Chris Zietsman, Issued by Irvine Partners 20 Apr 2021

Spur waiters celebrate a 'great occasion' this Freedom Day in new brand commercial
Spur waiters celebrate a 'great occasion' this Freedom Day in new brand commercialArticle

Spur Steak Ranches has launched a heart-warming campaign for Freedom Day, which sees the first Spur waitron choir commemorate the resilience of the South African spirit with joyful song...

Issued by Ninety9cents 20 Apr 2021

Bombay Sapphire unleashes a Million Acts of Creativity across South Africa
Bombay Sapphire unleashes a Million Acts of Creativity across South AfricaArticle

Campaign led by Lerato Kganyago, Zakes Bantwini, Thickleeyonce, Chef Funi and Chef Nti lead the movement to inspire public to follow their creative passions culminates on World Creativity Day...

Issued by OnPoint PR 20 Apr 2021

New Montecasino show celebrating Ndlovu Youth Choir to create employment in the arts
New Montecasino show celebrating Ndlovu Youth Choir to create employment in the artsArticle

Showtime Management will present a new theatrical piece, African Pulse - Celebrating the Ndlovu Youth Choir, at Montecasino's Teatro in Johannesburg on Saturday, 1 May 2021.

19 Apr 2021

Gold is key to the economic survival of millions of Ghanaians. Knut-Erik Helle/Flickr, CC BY-NC
Ghana needs to rethink its small scale mining strategy. Here's howArticle

Ghana is among the top two gold producers in Africa. . What has caught little attention, however, is the fact that more than 35% of total gold output in Ghana comes from artisanal and small-scale miners...

Richard Kwaku Kumah 16 Apr 2021

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