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Compliance requirements for mining becoming more important as Covid-19 continues to shake up industry
Compliance requirements for mining becoming more important as Covid-19 continues to shake up industryArticle

Whether large-scale or artisanal, the need for mines to be compliant and ethical is highlighted by the implications for the environment, economy, and communities in which the mines operate...

Janine Espin 1 day ago

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 2 days ago

Innovating Justice Challenge: Last call for startups to win R174k in funding
Innovating Justice Challenge: Last call for startups to win R174k in fundingArticle

Justice startups looking for an opportunity to take their business to new heights have until 30 April 2021 to enter the Innovating Justice Challenge...

28 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

Rescuers work in Kamituga, South Kivu, at the entrance of one of the mines which collapsed following torrential rains trapping dozens of artisanal miners in September 2020. Photo by Stringer/AFP via Getty Images
How large miners and states stifle local capital and innovation in DR CongoArticle

Over the last few decades, African governments have removed restrictions on and privatised their mining industries, attracting significant foreign direct investment...

Ben Radley & Sara Geenen 13 Apr 2021

SA's Lukhanyo Mdingi nabs spot on 2021 LVMH Prize shortlist
SA's Lukhanyo Mdingi nabs spot on 2021 LVMH Prize shortlistArticle

Lukhanyo Mdingi is among the 20 designers from around the globe selected as semi-finalists for the 2021 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers...

1 Apr 2021

Between cows and cornfields in the Nissan Qashqai Midnight Edition
Between cows and cornfields in the Nissan Qashqai Midnight EditionArticle

The Free State is a curious place: wonderfully welcoming with wide-open spaces, blue skies, and classic South African cuisine...

Ilse van den Berg 24 Mar 2021

New nostalgia: Q&A with embroiderer and artist Danielle Clough
New nostalgia: Q&A with embroiderer and artist Danielle CloughArticle

Cape Town-based artist Danielle Clough's vibrant and unique embroidery creations have seen her gain significant attention both locally and internationally. She's worked with major brands such as Gucci and Nike and shown her work across the globe.

Ruth Cooper 23 Mar 2021

Revamped Checkers Hyper Brackenfell features a food truck and pet shop
Revamped Checkers Hyper Brackenfell features a food truck and pet shopArticle

Checkers opened the doors to its new state-of-the-art supermarket at the Fairbridge Mall in Brackenfell on Thursday...

25 Feb 2021

Wandisile Mandlana, partner, Bowmans South Africa
The challenges and opportunities in the African mining sectorArticle

After the wrap of the Virtual Mining Indaba, Wandisile Mandlana, partner, Bowmans South Africa shares some insights what we have seen on the ground in Africa - looking at the challenges faced in 2020 and opportunities identified for 2021 and beyond...

Wandisile Mandlana 5 Feb 2021

Young diamond jewellery designers called to enter Shining Light Awards
Young diamond jewellery designers called to enter Shining Light AwardsArticle

The Shining Light Awards invites promising young diamond jewellery designers from Botswana, Canada, Namibia and South Africa to showcase their talent...

27 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The emerging plant-based paradigm - 7 trends for 2021
#BizTrends2021: The emerging plant-based paradigm - 7 trends for 2021Article

The plant-based movement has become an unstoppable trend globally as well as in South Africa during the last few years. Entrepreneur, food consultant and plant based advocate Mira Weiner highlights seven key plant-based trends for 2021...

Mira Weiner 11 Jan 2021

Email marketing campaign ideas to finish 2020 off strong
Email marketing campaign ideas to finish 2020 off strongArticle

A festive email marketing campaign needs to be something special to stand out. To break through the noise and clutter, you will need to craft a compelling message or offer...

Selina Bieber 22 Dec 2020

Coffer dam mining operations in 2017. Image from the report Amendment of Environmental Management Programmes for Mining Rights 554MRC, 10025MR, 512MRC and 513MRC - Volume 2: Mining Right 554MRC, November 2017 by SLR Consulting in association with Placer Resource Management.
Diamond divers warn of damage to seabed from West Coast mining damsArticle

Sediment from coffer dams built by diamond mining companies on the West Coast is smothering the seabed and damaging the inshore reef systems, perhaps permanently, diamond divers have warned...

John Yeld 9 Dec 2020

How South Africa can help grow artisan-based businesses
How South Africa can help grow artisan-based businessesArticle

Supporting small, micro and medium enterprises (SMMEs) is key to economic growth and recovery but SMME's in South Africa lag far behind their international counterparts when it comes to job creation...

8 Dec 2020

New Checkers in Rosebank includes a Starbucks and honey bar
New Checkers in Rosebank includes a Starbucks and honey barArticle

Checkers has opened the doors to its new state-of-the-art supermarket at Rosebank Mall in Johannesburg...

4 Dec 2020

5 ways to explore Cape Town's city centre this holiday season
5 ways to explore Cape Town's city centre this holiday seasonArticle

The Cape Town central city is all set to entertain locals and tourists alike in the 2020 holiday season...

30 Nov 2020

Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show winners for 2020
Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show winners for 2020Article

South Africa secured the lion's share of the gold medals and trophies across most major classes in second annual Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show...

26 Nov 2020

A creuseur or digger, descends into a tunnel at the mine in Kawama, Democratic Republic of Congo. Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post via Getty Images
As cobalt demand booms, companies must do more to protect Congolese minersArticle

The Democratic Republic of Congo is the major source of some of the minerals used to manufacture components in household appliances, mobile phones, electric vehicles and jewellery...

Dorothee Baumann-Pauly & Serra Cremer Iyi 26 Nov 2020

Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020 winners list
Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020 winners listArticle

The Sustainable Fashion Awards celebrate South African designers, retailers and personalities leading sustainable, ethical, circular and regenerative practices in the fashion industry...

23 Nov 2020

Galileo Open Air Cinema returns with 3 new concepts
Galileo Open Air Cinema returns with 3 new conceptsArticle

The Galileo Open Air Cinema in Cape Town will be returning with three brand-new concepts: The Galileo Royale, The Galileo Picnic and The Galileo Drive-In...

16 Nov 2020

Partners in perfection
Partners in perfectionArticle

Inverroche and Grid Worldwide have partnered to unleash South Africa's next national icon to the world stage...

Issued by Grid Worldwide 6 Nov 2020

For the sake of Bree Street Culture - Matt Manning opens new wine bar
For the sake of Bree Street Culture - Matt Manning opens new wine barArticle

The Chef Patron at Grub & Vine/The Chef's Studio, Matt Manning, recently introduced Cape Town to a new wine bar, Culture...

Ilse van den Berg 5 Nov 2020

Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020 finalists announced
Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020 finalists announcedArticle

Twyg has announced the finalists of its Sustainable Fashion Awards for 2020. The annual awards celebrate SA designers leading sustainable, ethical, circular and regenerative practices...

29 Oct 2020

Fisheries sustainability top agenda at WTO meeting
Fisheries sustainability top agenda at WTO meetingArticle

Trade, Industry and Competition Minister, Ebrahim Patel, has called for the disciplining of subsidies targeted at large-scale industrial fishing while safeguarding food security and livelihoods for subsistence and artisanal fisheries...

28 Oct 2020

Praesignis diversifies as economy reopens
Praesignis diversifies as economy reopensArticle

Praesignis, the data solutions specialist consultancy, has announced their recent acquisition with the Quenco Group as part of its diversification strategy to move into different sectors of the market...

Issued by Praesignis 27 Oct 2020

Credit: Inverroche via Instagram
Inverroche announces partnership with UK's Boutique Bar BrandsArticle

UK-based drinks agency and importer Boutique Bar Brands (BBB) has partnered with Inverroche to distribute the South African gin brand across the UK...

26 Oct 2020

What will the restaurant industry look like post-Covid?
What will the restaurant industry look like post-Covid?Article

Well the answer is, of course, that nobody knows, because nobody knows how a global epidemic plays out. But assuming that we don't end up in some apocalyptic scenario where old buttons are our only meaningful currency and we end up living on a diet of artisanal pool algae, there will be restaurants. And we will go to them. But what will the industry look like?..

John Davenport, Issued by Havas Johannesburg 8 Oct 2020

Truman & Orange builds portfolio of non-alcoholic distilled spirits
Truman & Orange builds portfolio of non-alcoholic distilled spiritsArticle

Truman & Orange is betting on the growth of non-alcoholic spirits by introducing two new brands to its portfolio: the locally-produced Abstinence and the imported Fluére...

30 Sep 2020

Traceable, commercially-viable artisanal gold supply chain operational in Côte d'Ivoire
Traceable, commercially-viable artisanal gold supply chain operational in Côte d'IvoireArticle

A traceability and due diligence system from mine site to the international market for artisanal gold from Côte d'Ivoire has been successfully implemented as part of the Just Gold project...

29 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Buy local, drink responsibly to kickstart craft beer recovery
#DoBizZA: Buy local, drink responsibly to kickstart craft beer recoveryArticle

With tasting rooms shut for months and retail sales restricted, many local breweries have shed jobs, and some have been forced to shut down entirely...

Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Sep 2020

Image: Impact
Illicit gold thrives in DRCArticle

Ilicit gold trade continues to thrive in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) despite efforts to clean up the sector, according to Impact's latest report.

18 Sep 2020

4 places to go on a foodie vacay in the Western Cape
4 places to go on a foodie vacay in the Western CapeArticle

The Western Cape offers the perfect spots to have a foodie vacation with your family, especially now that the lockdown restrictions have been eased and the weather is warming up...

15 Sep 2020

Nominations now open for Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020
Nominations now open for Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020Article

Twyg is calling on fashion designers who implement sustainable and circular approaches, and who foster ethical practices, to enter its second annual Sustainable Fashion Awards...

3 Sep 2020

Quality local welding skills urgently required for economic recovery
Quality local welding skills urgently required for economic recoveryArticle

In 2017, government identified a list of 13 scarce skills with welding ranked at number two on this list, highlighting the critical need for qualified artisans in this field...

27 Aug 2020

Africa's emerging entrepreneurs to showcase solutions
Africa's emerging entrepreneurs to showcase solutionsArticle

Emerging startups from around Africa will be showcasing their solutions to a panel of investors at the Startup Circles.ai Demo Day...

27 Aug 2020

Cape Town Homemakers Expo virtual event launched
Cape Town Homemakers Expo virtual event launchedArticle

From 1-6 September 2020, you can expect a showcase of expert exhibitors on the Homemakers Expo website, Facebook page, Instagram and YouTube channel...

Issued by HOMEMAKERS 27 Jul 2020

What Covid-19 means for the local barista
What Covid-19 means for the local baristaArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the once booming coffee shop space...

24 Jul 2020

Image: Getty/Gallo
Recovery plan proposed for mining and energyArticle

The economic backlash of Covid-19 has prompted the government to come up with a recovery plan intended to restore business confidence, stimulating investments as well as safeguarding and creating jobs in the mining and energy sector.

22 Jul 2020

#SheSays: How to hustle
#SheSays: How to hustleArticle

With a global job market in crisis, many are looking to turn their plan Bs and side hustles into successful startups...

Amelia Brown 14 Jul 2020

#BizUnity: How UCook's paying it forward as partners feel the pinch
#BizUnity: How UCook's paying it forward as partners feel the pinchArticle

'Together apart' has been the global rallying call as humanity unites in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, and UCook, through a number of its initiatives, has stepped up in answer...

Sindy Peters 10 Jul 2020

Brights Hardware, Ryobi Tools donate R190,000 in power tools to Learn to Earn
Brights Hardware, Ryobi Tools donate R190,000 in power tools to Learn to EarnArticle

Brights Hardware, in partnership with Ryobi Tools, has donated R190,000 worth of brand new power tools to Learn to Earn, a non-profit skills development and job creation organisation...

9 Jul 2020

UCook Market Box launched to support small-scale farmers
UCook Market Box launched to support small-scale farmersArticle

Looking to help local, small-scale food producers make ends meet during the Covid-19 crisis, UCook has launched the UCook Market Box...

30 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Jozi lovebirds blossom into business owners
#YouthMonth: Jozi lovebirds blossom into business ownersArticle

Thula Ndema and Thato Masondo are partners in life and in work. Operating from their shop in Victoria Yards, they make artisanal sorbet in a range of seasonal combinations...

Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Jun 2020

Barrick's Kibali mine
Miners bump heads over DRC mining codeArticle

Things got heated in a discussion about the Democratic Republic of Congo's mining code with juniors squaring off against the big mining houses on the first day of this week's Digital DRC Mining Week...

19 Jun 2020

UCook launches cook-along campaign to support local restaurants
UCook launches cook-along campaign to support local restaurantsArticle

As the local restaurant trade continues to take strain amidst the Covid-19 crisis, UCook has launched a new initiative aimed at rescuing some of these ailing outlets...

18 Jun 2020

Kenyan miners have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic Recep Canik/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Covid-19 is underscoring the vulnerable lives of Kenya's artisanal gemstone minersArticle

In a country like Kenya, artisanal and small-scale mining represents a significant proportion of gemstone mining. Taita Taveta County is the largest producer of gemstones, with artisanal and small-scale mining accounting for over 60% of its annual production...

Judy N Muthuri 18 Jun 2020

6 Cape Town-based fresh produce box deliveries that support local suppliers
6 Cape Town-based fresh produce box deliveries that support local suppliersArticle

Avoid the shops, queues and the potential threat of Covid-19 by supporting local producers and ordering your weekly fresh food groceries online from these Cape Town companies making deliveries of farm-fresh produce around the city...

Ruth Cooper 10 Jun 2020

The future of mechanics in an electric car world
The future of mechanics in an electric car worldArticle

Will there still be a future for mechanics as the electric car movement gains ground?

10 Jun 2020

Going underground in Camarines Norte province, Philippines. EPA
Meet the struggling gold miners who are missing out on boom in the precious metalArticle

In Mukungwe, Democratic Republic of Congo, thousands of young men and women live in makeshift huts. They have no access to sanitation or health facilities. They work as manual drillers, carriers or timber specialists in narrow underground tunnels, which exposes them to everything from toxic metals to cave-ins and even suffocation...

Sara Geenen & Boris Verbrugge 27 May 2020

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