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Post-millennium viewership and instant culture in broadcasting - adapting to the demands of Gen-Z consumersArticle

Roman Magis, principal director: Video, Advertising and Content for Accenture in Africa, explores how post-millennium viewership and instant culture in broadcasting presents a unique opportunity for content creators in South Africa...

Roman Magis 16 Sep 2020

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Court ruling: All interested parties have access to mining rights application informationArticle

The High Court in Pretoria has handed down a declaration order which allows all interested parties automatic access to information regarding mining rights applications...

16 Sep 2020

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Experts dissect SA's Covid-19 responseArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic caught the country unaware, but several lessons can be drawn from the crisis as we look ahead into implementing the National Health Insurance (NHI)...

14 Sep 2020

You're never too old to be an entrepreneur
You're never too old to be an entrepreneurArticle

The Grey Incubator is pioneering a new approach to help the economy recover by saving the biggest economic contributors, middle-aged entrepreneurs...

8 Sep 2020

NSFAS receives over 160,000 student applications
NSFAS receives over 160,000 student applicationsArticle

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received more than 160,536 applications from students seeking funding for 2021, since the opening date for funding applications on 3 August 2020...

7 Sep 2020

PanSALB to launch Sign language Charter
PanSALB to launch Sign language CharterArticle

The Pan South African Sign Language (PanSALB) Board will today launch the South African Sign Language Charter (SASL Charter) which is aimed at removing barriers to enable deaf people equal opportunities to information and services...

4 Sep 2020

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Digital accessibility and why it mattersArticle

"Accessibility" in the digital space means that digital platforms, like websites, mobile apps, social channels and PDFs, should be readable, operable and functional to all users - especially people with disabilities...

Tasneem Cassim 1 Sep 2020

7 trends accountants are embracing
7 trends accountants are embracingArticle

Accountants are reinventing themselves. The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated this process of renewal, convincing even the most traditional-style accountants that the time to adapt is now

1 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: Karen Nadasen provides insights to how PayU South Africa is empowering women
#WomensMonth: Karen Nadasen provides insights to how PayU South Africa is empowering womenArticle

Karen Nadasen, CEO at PayU South Africa, is fulfilling her promise of a seismic shift towards women in technology, and women in her community...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Aug 2020

PwC, Unicef collaborate to boost youth skills in SA
PwC, Unicef collaborate to boost youth skills in SAArticle

PwC and Unicef South Africa recently announced the details of local collaboration that aims to help prepare young South Africans with relevant skills to enter the workforce...

24 Aug 2020

Huawei P40 lite 5G - why it matters for South Africa
Huawei P40 lite 5G - why it matters for South AfricaArticle

With headlines devoted to the arrival of 5G technology in South Africa - most of them addressing futuristic-sounding technologies - consumers would be forgiven for overlooking the ways in which it will directly impact their lives...

Issued by Publishared 17 Aug 2020

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South Africans have a right to know government's nuclear plansArticle

Civil society organisation, Safcei, has evoked the Promotion of Access to Information Act to interrogate the government's latest push for further nuclear energy projects...

14 Aug 2020

Young South Africans are shut out from work: they need a chance to get digital skills
Young South Africans are shut out from work: they need a chance to get digital skillsArticle

Most young people from disadvantaged backgrounds in South Africa continue to be denied access to information and communications technology because of poor infrastructure and the digital divide...

Walter Matli 13 Aug 2020

Microsoft investment to boost sustainability in SA's agricultural sector
Microsoft investment to boost sustainability in SA's agricultural sectorArticle

The investment is aimed at driving sustainability in the sector for smallholder farmers, who form an important part of the agricultural workforce in the country...

4 Aug 2020

Launch of Debut Programme 2nd Edition
Launch of Debut Programme 2nd EditionArticle

Following a hugely impactful first iteration of the Debut Programme, which was launched by the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture in 2017, Business and Arts South Africa is calling for applications for the next round of the programme...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 27 Jul 2020

Top 10 ways to navigate the new normal
Top 10 ways to navigate the new normalArticle

Never before have companies, individuals, organisations, societies and other entities and their staff been compelled to adapt to such massive change in such a short space of time due to the exigencies of the Covid-19 pandemic. Here's how you can navigate this situation when working from a home environment...

23 Jul 2020

Kenya's internet balloons could help to bridge the digital divide
Kenya's internet balloons could help to bridge the digital divideArticle

Kenya has, in partnership with Google's sister firm Loon, launched a fleet of 35 internet balloons that will provide internet services to remote areas of the country...

Nixon Muganda 20 Jul 2020

Tommy Hilfiger launches programme to address racial inequality
Tommy Hilfiger launches programme to address racial inequalityArticle

Tommy Hilfiger, owned by PVH Corp., is launching the People's Place Program, which aims to advance the representation of BIPOC within the fashion and creative industries...

15 Jul 2020

The right tools in trying supply chain times
The right tools in trying supply chain timesArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen companies working hard to optimise their supply chain, adapting to these unprecedented challenges by adopting digitisation, mechanisation, and automation to optimise operations and efficiencies...

Andrew Dawson 15 Jul 2020

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Digital culture plugs - The new frontier in urban youth marketingArticle

South African urban youth culture is a very complex space to navigate and without the right credible 'plugs' on the ground to introduce you or expose you to information about this culture and what is deemed valuable by urban centennials has become a very tough job for brands particularity in infiltrating this space and create relevance for themselves...

Bonga Mpungose Smanga 9 Jul 2020

Thuthuka: A programme that makes all the difference
Thuthuka: A programme that makes all the differenceArticle

In the 2019 Saica Nation Building Impact Report, Saica CEO Freeman Nomvalo says: "As Saica celebrates its fortieth anniversary this year, we remain committed to our higher purpose of building a better world and illustrating the integral role our noble profession plays in securing the future of our country..."

Lia Labuschagne, Issued by SAICA 30 Jun 2020

The 50-year evolution of the Game brand
The 50-year evolution of the Game brandArticle

Popular South African retailer Game celebrates 50 years of trade this year...

26 Jun 2020

IQbusiness Youth Progress Index and Report: key findings to improve youth outcomes
IQbusiness Youth Progress Index and Report: key findings to improve youth outcomesArticle

Launched on 18 June 2020, the IQbusiness Youth Progress Index (YPI) and Report 2020 is intended to generate a very deliberate conversation on the future prospects and prosperity for the youth of South Africa...

25 Jun 2020

President concerned about constitutionality of performers bill
President concerned about constitutionality of performers billArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has referred the Copyright Amendment Bill and the Performers' Protection Amendment Bill to the National Assembly, because of his reservations on the constitutionality of the legislation passed by Parliament...

24 Jun 2020

POPI Act on our doorsteps
POPI Act on our doorstepsArticle

On 22 June 2020 the Presidency announced the commencement of several additional sections of the POPI Act and companies will have until 1 July 2021 to ensure they comply...

Ryan van de Coolwijk 24 Jun 2020

Protection of Personal Information Act sections come into effect
Protection of Personal Information Act sections come into effectArticle

The Presidency has announced the commencement of certain sections of the 2013 Protection of Personal Information Act...

22 Jun 2020

Youth Day 2020: Safeguarding children's rights in the digital era
Youth Day 2020: Safeguarding children's rights in the digital eraArticle

On 16 June annually, South Africa commemorates the Soweto youth uprising of 1976. More than four decades later, the youth of today continue to grapple with a vast array of challenges to the full realisation of their fundamental rights, both on- and offline...

Avani Singh, Issued by IAB South Africa 17 Jun 2020

The IAB SA Youth Action Council is announced
The IAB SA Youth Action Council is announcedArticle

The IAB SA is proud to announce the selected council members for the much valued IAB SA Youth Action Council, under the leadership of IAB SA member and GetSmarter social paid executive, Luzuko Tena...

Issued by IAB South Africa 15 Jun 2020

Connecting African innovators and ideas to industry
Connecting African innovators and ideas to industryArticle

There is a disconnect between industry, angel donors, venture capitalists and research in Africa...

8 Jun 2020

President Ramaphosa signs new legislation into law
President Ramaphosa signs new legislation into lawArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law legislation that will improve the safety of navigation in South Africa's territorial waters, professionalise the country's diplomatic foreign service and give citizens access to information about funding for political parties...

5 Jun 2020

Gen-Z creatives influencing urban youth culture in 2020
Gen-Z creatives influencing urban youth culture in 2020Article

The 18-24 urban youth space is one that many brands have struggled to crack because the audience is very a fickle and hard to please market with more access to information than any other generation. Bonga Mpungose has identified three young urban creatives we believe are a personification of the new 'cool'...

Bonga Mpungose Smanga 1 Jun 2020

Syafunda e-learning goes free
Syafunda e-learning goes freeArticle

SA EduTech company makes online learning possible for rural students...

Issued by Edge Growth 22 May 2020

Innovate Now seeks mobile solutions for people with disabilities
Innovate Now seeks mobile solutions for people with disabilitiesArticle

Innovate Now, Africa's Assistive Technology Accelerator, is seeking applications from innovators across the African continent who are dedicated to developing mobile-based technologies designed to assist people living with disabilities...

21 May 2020

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Controls to manage fake news in Africa are affecting freedom of expressionArticle

Governments across the world are responding to the Covid-19 pandemic. Alongside the mountain of related challenges, fake news has become a source of frustration. Some are now referring to this fake news phenomenon as a 'disinfodemic'...

Ashwanee Budoo 18 May 2020

#KagisoRadioTeachers campaign takes teaching to the airwaves
#KagisoRadioTeachers campaign takes teaching to the airwavesArticle

In an effort to support rural learners without access to television classes, computers or data, Kagiso Trust has partnered with the Limpopo Department of Education to provide radio lessons to Grade 12 learners. The scheduled lessons will commence via Capricorn FM radio from Monday, 11 May 2020...

8 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Opportunity to re-invent, revamp education system - Zakheni Ngubo, Syafunda
#LockdownLessons: Opportunity to re-invent, revamp education system - Zakheni Ngubo, SyafundaArticle

Zakheni Ngubo, founder and CEO at Syafunda, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 8 May 2020

Empowering employees through digital transformation is key to improving CX
Empowering employees through digital transformation is key to improving CXArticle

To create powerful connections between the business, its employees and customers, and succeed in the digitally-driven business environment, organisations need to optimise three things: the organisation, people and technology...

Diane Meyers 5 May 2020

Basa programmes repositioned
Basa programmes repositionedArticle

Business and Arts South Africa NPC (Basa) is repositioning its current programmes to respond proactively to the challenges of the Covid-19 crisis...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 4 May 2020

How can IT help beat Covid-19?
How can IT help beat Covid-19?Article

The Covid-19 epidemic has found our world smart and progressive, ready more than ever to deal with an epidemic, but unfortunately, not enough to prevent its eruption on a global scale...

Eran Brown 4 May 2020

Beaches at risk: Report reveals alarming pollution along Cape Town's coast
Beaches at risk: Report reveals alarming pollution along Cape Town's coastArticle

Several of the beaches most loved by Capetonians for surfing, swimming and sunset picnics are polluted enough to fail the minimum water quality guidelines over the last two years...

Steve Kretzmann 30 Apr 2020

Barbara Creecy overrules officials on air pollution data
Barbara Creecy overrules officials on air pollution dataArticle

Environment minister Barbara Creecy has ordered air pollution data and anti-pollution plans of some of South Africa's biggest polluters to be made public...

John Yeld 16 Apr 2020

In the front row: Zoya Nkosi
In the front row: Zoya NkosiArticle

Following the announcement of the inaugural IAB SA Front Row winners, announced online during this year's Bookmarks, we interviewed them on what the initiative means to them and what they hope to get out of it...

Jessica Tennant 13 Apr 2020

In the front row: Bokamoso Pascal Tsogang
In the front row: Bokamoso Pascal TsogangArticle

Following the announcement of the inaugural IAB SA Front Row winners, announced online during this year's Bookmarks, we interviewed them on what the initiative means to them and what they hope to get out of it...

Jessica Tennant 13 Apr 2020

In the front row: Kamogelo Makhale
In the front row: Kamogelo MakhaleArticle

Following the announcement of the inaugural IAB SA Front Row winners, announced online during this year's Bookmarks, we interviewed them on what the initiative means to them and what they hope to get out of it...

Jessica Tennant 13 Apr 2020

In the front row: Mahlatse Moti
In the front row: Mahlatse MotiArticle

Following the announcement of the inaugural IAB SA Front Row winners, announced online during this year's Bookmarks, we interviewed them on what the initiative means to them and what they hope to get out of it...

Jessica Tennant 9 Apr 2020

In the front row: Motshidisi Mokoena
In the front row: Motshidisi MokoenaArticle

Following the announcement of the inaugural IAB SA Front Row winners, announced online during this year's Bookmarks, we interviewed them on what the initiative means to them and what they hope to get out of it...

Jessica Tennant 9 Apr 2020

Using e-learning to unlock better educational outcomes
Using e-learning to unlock better educational outcomesArticle

Using technology in our learning model gives our learners the opportunity to engage with learning material at their own pace, and in a way that is fun and engaging...

8 Apr 2020

Billions of used smartphones set to enter the market
Billions of used smartphones set to enter the marketArticle

5G smartphone upgrades could see nearly a billion used devices enter the market across the globe in 2020...

31 Mar 2020

Academics raise alarm over by-law restricting water testing
Academics raise alarm over by-law restricting water testingArticle

A proposed by-law drafted by the City of Cape Town contains provisions preventing anyone from independently testing water quality in city-run nature reserves without written authorisation...

Steve Kretzmann 31 Mar 2020

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