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Meltwater announces agreement to acquire Klear
Meltwater announces agreement to acquire KlearArticle

Meltwater has announced an agreement to acquire leading social influencer marketing company Klear for $17.8m in a combination of cash and earn-out...

Issued by Meltwater 2 days ago

5 ways SMEs and startups can optimise their advertising budget
5 ways SMEs and startups can optimise their advertising budgetArticle

If it is true that 50% of small businesses fail within the first five years, and the three common causes are known: lack of cash flow, budget overspends, and failure to work from an effective game plan...

Jon Berkowitz & Elan Band 2 days ago

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 3 days ago

Kombo King turns up the heat
Kombo King turns up the heatArticle

The Vumela Fund announces an investment in innovative food technology...

Issued by Edge Growth 5 May 2021

Can Mango Airlines survive financial turbulence?
Can Mango Airlines survive financial turbulence?Article

Last week, the Airports Company of South Africa banned Mango Airlines from using its facilities, effectively grounding the airline, and causing an uproar among passengers...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 4 May 2021

South Africa's romcom revolution and how it reimagines Joburg
South Africa's romcom revolution and how it reimagines JoburgArticle

Netflix went live in South Africa on 6 January 2016. The arrival of the subscription-based content streaming service was a game changer for the country's film and television industry, as it had been for other countries...

Pier Paolo Frassinelli 4 May 2021

How manufacturers can unleash their digital marketplace superpower
How manufacturers can unleash their digital marketplace superpowerArticle

Digital marketplaces such as Amazon, Alibaba, click and collect models, and food delivery ecosystems have rapidly changed consumer behaviour, and increased the demand for convenience...

Haydn Townsend 3 May 2021

Q&A with Webillism founder Derek Steyn on creating beautiful useful websites
Q&A with Webillism founder Derek Steyn on creating beautiful useful websitesArticle

Webillism founder Derek Steyn shares insight into how the web design industry has evolved, what it takes to create stand-out designs and how Covid-19 has accelerated the growth of the online space...

Issued by Webillism 3 May 2021

#Newsmaker: Cassandra Wingrove heading up sales at Mickey Llew's Australian office
#Newsmaker: Cassandra Wingrove heading up sales at Mickey Llew's Australian officeArticle

Performance marketing and SEO agency Mickey Llew recently appointed Cassandra Wingrove to lead growth and development at its Australian office...

Jessica Tennant 30 Apr 2021

The Nedbank IMC puts spotlight on scarce skills through bursary programme
The Nedbank IMC puts spotlight on scarce skills through bursary programmeArticle

Nedbank IMC is offering a 50% discounted ticket price to students. The 2021 IMC bursary scheme is also encouraging potential young talent into the world of marketing...

Issued by IMC Conference 30 Apr 2021

Media Brokerage Africa spearheads pan-African broadcast media solutions
Media Brokerage Africa spearheads pan-African broadcast media solutionsArticle

"It is no longer just about selling media platforms, but more about addressing the marketing objective of our clients," says Colman Murray, Media Brokerage Africa founder and MD...

Issued by Media Brokerage Africa 29 Apr 2021

Reits devise new strategies to combat challenging real estate market
Reits devise new strategies to combat challenging real estate marketArticle

Real estate investment trusts, commonly known as Reits, are facing increasing pressure amid the continued Covid-19 pandemic...

John Jack 26 Apr 2021

Competition authority denies RussellStone Protein acquisition
Competition authority denies RussellStone Protein acquisitionArticle

The proposed acquisition of RussellStone Protein by DH Brothers and Seaboard has not been given the go-ahead by the Competition Commission...

23 Apr 2021

Sommet Education acquires majority stake of Invictus Education
Sommet Education acquires majority stake of Invictus EducationArticle

Swiss-based Sommet Education has announced its acquisition of a majority stake in Invictus Education, alongside Invictus' historical shareholders...

22 Apr 2021

House and Leisure magazine relaunches
House and Leisure magazine relaunchesArticle

South African decor and design publication House and Leisure is back on shelves...

22 Apr 2021

Faithful to Nature eyes omnichannel growth with flagship store opening
Faithful to Nature eyes omnichannel growth with flagship store openingArticle

Faithful to Nature opened the doors to its first flagship store at the V&A Waterfront this month...

21 Apr 2021

The One Club's Right the Ratio 2021 Summit to advance industry gender equity
The One Club's Right the Ratio 2021 Summit to advance industry gender equityArticle

In line with its commitment to advance gender equality and inclusiveness in advertising, The One Club for Creativity has announced its latest Right the Ratio Summit taking place 18-20 May 2021...

21 Apr 2021

The decade of @home
The decade of @homeArticle

Lifestyle retailer @home has reported that 'wellbeing' continues to be the most searched word on the @home website after having never featured in their top 20 words searched for the website before...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 20 Apr 2021

Out with the old, in with the new - body corporate rules
Out with the old, in with the new - body corporate rulesArticle

Many owners of a unit in sectional title schemes, especially those schemes opened before 7 October 2016, remain confused as to which body corporate rules apply to their scheme...

Lisa Tonini 19 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

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

Challenges faced by PR professionals in the midst of Covid-19
Challenges faced by PR professionals in the midst of Covid-19Article

Covid-19 definitely caught a lot of us small business owners napping. It brought with it challenges that we did not expect and forced us to think quickly on our feet...

Miranda Lusiba 15 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

SMEs can thrive in SA - Here's what you need to know according to Lulalend CEO, Trevor Gosling
SMEs can thrive in SA - Here's what you need to know according to Lulalend CEO, Trevor GoslingArticle

Trevor Gosling and his co-founder, Neil Welman, launched Lulalend in 2014. The Lulalend team works hard to empower businesses across South Africa with the funds they need to grow...

Charndré Emma Kippie, Issued by Topco Media 15 Apr 2021

Incubeta rebrands as a new generation digital partner
Incubeta rebrands as a new generation digital partnerArticle

Leading digital marketing group unites specialist teams, knocking down the silos of marketing to build world-class solutions...

Issued by Incubeta 14 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Charmagne Mavudzi of Volvo Car South Africa
#BehindtheBrandManager: Charmagne Mavudzi of Volvo Car South AfricaArticle

Charmagne Mavudzi of Volvo Car South Africa uncovers recent campaigns she has worked on, plans for sustainability and more...

Imran Salie 13 Apr 2021

#StartupFunding101: Capital funding and the fund raising basics
#StartupFunding101: Capital funding and the fund raising basicsArticle

Antonia Bothner, Endeavor South Africa Capital Markets Lead and Fundraising Lead at Endeavor Harvest Fund, uncovers the basics of capital funding and how to access it...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2021

Credit: Tanda
Kenyan startup Tanda set for regional expansion after funding boostArticle

Tanda enables shops in Kenya to be access points for financial services including banking, insurance, and utility payments...

12 Apr 2021

Mentorship programmes in Kenya can make graduates more employable. Here's how one works
Mentorship programmes in Kenya can make graduates more employable. Here's how one worksArticle

Several studies have shown that besides technical education, "soft skills" are critical for graduates to succeed as innovators, entrepreneurs, and in the formal workplace...

Dr. Chao Mbogho 9 Apr 2021

Elevator partners with IMA, rebrands to SA chapter
Elevator partners with IMA, rebrands to SA chapterArticle

Elevator Agency is partnering with the global Intermarketing Agency (IMA) and will rebrand, becoming the South African chapter of IMA, effective April 2021...

7 Apr 2021

Richard Rattue, MD, Compli-Serve
Two decades ago, and the times to come: How technology has shaped financial servicesArticle

A little shy of two decades ago, I penned an article on how technology was impacting financial services and importantly, financial advice. I thought it would be interesting to review some of my statements...

Richard Rattue 6 Apr 2021

Mr Price acquisition of Power Fashion comes into effect
Mr Price acquisition of Power Fashion comes into effectArticle

Deal gets green light on condition the merged entity boosts local procurement through the DTIC's clothing sector masterplan...

1 Apr 2021

Expropriation Bill: What you need to know...
Expropriation Bill: What you need to know...Article

In 2019, the Parliamentary Advisory Panel on Land Reform advised that the Expropriation Act of 1975 was unconstitutional and in conflict with section 25 of the Constitution...

Bulelwa Mabasa and Thomas Karberg 31 Mar 2021

Accenture acquires REPL to grow retail, supply chain capabilities
Accenture acquires REPL to grow retail, supply chain capabilitiesArticle

Accenture has acquired REPL Group, a technology consultancy specialising in solutions for supply chain, workforce management, store operations and retail customer experiences...

30 Mar 2021

Kenyan eco-friendly footwear brand wins sustainable design contest
Kenyan eco-friendly footwear brand wins sustainable design contestArticle

Women-led Kenyan design house wins Fashionomics Africa sustainable design competition for turning fruit waste into eco-friendly footwear...

30 Mar 2021

Why your brand needs a P2P marketing strategy
Why your brand needs a P2P marketing strategyArticle

In a digitally connected world, positive customer opinions and recommendations can tilt scales in the favour of a particular project, product or service...

Heath Muchena 29 Mar 2021

Herbert Wegwe, CEO, Access Bank
Sarb gives Grobank, Access Bank deal the nodArticle

The Prudential Authority of the South African Reserve Bank has approved Access Bank's acquisition of the controlling interest in Grobank...

29 Mar 2021

Batsa begins rollout of Vuse Inspiration Stores in SA
Batsa begins rollout of Vuse Inspiration Stores in SAArticle

British American Tobacco South Africa has opened the doors to the first Vuse Inspiration Store...

29 Mar 2021

Mozambican Competition Regulatory Authority now operational - what this means for business
Mozambican Competition Regulatory Authority now operational - what this means for businessArticle

Almost seven years after the promulgation of the competition legislation, the Competition Regulatory Authority (CRA) in Mozambique has became operational...

26 Mar 2021

Acquisition of Avroy Shlain brings beauty company back to SA
Acquisition of Avroy Shlain brings beauty company back to SAArticle

Trinitas Equity Partners, together with its partners, has acquired the South African beauty company, Avroy Shlain...

25 Mar 2021

Exeo Capital buys stake in Wellness Warehouse holding company
Exeo Capital buys stake in Wellness Warehouse holding companyArticle

Exeo Capital has announced an investment into Maia Group, a holding company focused on consumer health businesses including Wellness Warehouse and True Health Holdings...

25 Mar 2021

Report reveals marketers struggle to execute multi-channel campaigns
Report reveals marketers struggle to execute multi-channel campaignsArticle

Over half of marketing leaders surveyed worldwide concede they are struggling to effectively execute multi-channel campaigns on both a global and local level...

24 Mar 2021

Incubeta acquires e-commerce agency Groundswell
Incubeta acquires e-commerce agency GroundswellArticle

Incubeta announced it has acquired e-commerce experts Groundswell. The acquisition of the Belfast-based company will expand Incubeta's reach to e-commerce clients worldwide...

Issued by Incubeta 19 Mar 2021

Setting new standards for digital experience platforms
Setting new standards for digital experience platformsArticle

Bluegrass Digital can now offer the most advanced digital experience platform to optimise every customer touchpoint across the entire user journey. This is made possible through a breakthrough combination of Episerver and Optimizely...

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 18 Mar 2021

Covid-19 vaccination is slower on the African continent than in high income countries. Shutterstock
Interested in vaccine rollouts across Africa? Here's a map to guide youArticle

Most developed countries are in the advanced stages of Covid-19 vaccination rollouts. But a large number of developing countries, including most across Africa, are still at the early stages, mainly due to a shortage of shots...

Benjamin Kagina 18 Mar 2021

SA's CEOs optimistic about global economic growth
SA's CEOs optimistic about global economic growthArticle

One year after Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, CEOs are voicing record levels of optimism in the global economic recovery, with 76% of global business leaders predicting that economic growth will improve in 2021...

17 Mar 2021

Image: Eskom
Eskom plans to ramp up maintenanceArticle

Eskom has downgraded the current load shedding from stage 2 to stage 1, saying four generation units at Kusile, Grootvlei, Kriel and Matla, as well as the Cahora Bassa line from Mozambique have been restored.

17 Mar 2021

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