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Hippo.co.za campaign provides insight into better spending habits
Hippo.co.za campaign provides insight into better spending habitsArticle

Hippo.co.za has launched an advertising campaign aimed at encouraging consumers to make better purchasing decisions...

14 May 2021

iSchoolAfrica's digital learning initiative changes the lives of 100,000 learners
iSchoolAfrica's digital learning initiative changes the lives of 100,000 learnersArticle

With its focus on opening the potential of the online world and enabling a digital future for under-resourced communities...

12 May 2021

Under Armour launches Iso-Chill textile technology
Under Armour launches Iso-Chill textile technologyArticle

Performance wear brand Under Armour revealed its Iso-Chill microfibre technology for 2021 in a global online launch event...

11 May 2021

ICFPA releases global Sustainability Progress Report
ICFPA releases global Sustainability Progress ReportArticle

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) has released its biennial Sustainability Progress Report...

5 May 2021

Expo to encourage youth to explore tourism careers
Expo to encourage youth to explore tourism careersArticle

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Deputy Minister, Buti Manamela, will on Thursday launch a hybrid Heritage Career Expo for learners interested in pursuing careers in the arts, culture and heritage sectors...

5 May 2021

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Agribusiness during Covid: How leadership creates winning strategiesArticle

"Even with the challenges left by 2020, the overall acumen showed by leaders in the agri sector, government and all allied industries adapted to existing conditions with great speed and robust solutions."

23 Apr 2021

Greening the global textile value chain
Greening the global textile value chainArticle

Kutay Saritosun is a textile engineer and sustainability aficionado dedicated to educating companies on producing more environmentally responsible products...

Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2021

Fibre vs fixed LTE - why the latter might be better for you
Fibre vs fixed LTE - why the latter might be better for youArticle

LTE and LTE-Advanced technologies are becoming more widely available and can potentially cater for virtually any budget, this has started to change...

Theolin Moodley 21 Apr 2021

Mattel reveals carbon-neutral Tesla made from recycled materials
Mattel reveals carbon-neutral Tesla made from recycled materialsArticle

The Tesla Roadster die-cast vehicle is made from 99% recycled materials to serves as a brand blueprint for the future...

20 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Leigh-Anne Acquisto of Liquorish Ink
#BehindtheBrandManager: Leigh-Anne Acquisto of Liquorish InkArticle

Although not a brand manager, Leigh-Anne Acquisto, founder and MD of specialist strategic consultancy Liquorish Ink, has extensive experience working with brands and recently helped create the brand identity for a new restaurant in Johannesburg called Proud Mary...

Jessica Tennant 19 Apr 2021

New e-commerce platform makes it easier for business owners to buy the right tech solutions
New e-commerce platform makes it easier for business owners to buy the right tech solutionsArticle

SME South Africa has launched an e-commerce platform to help business owners purchase the tech tools and business solutions they need to grow their businesses...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 14 Apr 2021

Property investment 101: practical steps to consider
Property investment 101: practical steps to considerArticle

Last year's five consecutive repo rate cuts, which dropped the prime lending rate to a record low of 7%, has resulted in an increase in buyer activity in the property market...

12 Apr 2021

'Sacred forests' in West Africa capture carbon and keep soil healthy
'Sacred forests' in West Africa capture carbon and keep soil healthyArticle

A stable ecosystem of organic matter is the key to improving agricultural yields in the surrounding farmland and fighting climate change...

Michele Francis 9 Apr 2021

Driving economic growth in Africa through digital transformation - Africa Tech Week
Driving economic growth in Africa through digital transformation - Africa Tech WeekArticle

On 5 and 6 May, Topco Media and partners will be presenting a robust networking experience aimed at kick-starting economic growth in Africa, using technology...

Issued by Topco Media 7 Apr 2021

Potatoes SA campaign to unpack position of potatoes during pandemic
Potatoes SA campaign to unpack position of potatoes during pandemicArticle

Called #WhenHopeWhispers, the campaign aims to highlight the indomitable spirit and contributions of various stakeholders from the potato industry before culminating in an inaugural State of the Potato Industry Address on 5 May 2021...

6 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

5G and fibre - why we need both to drive connectivity
5G and fibre - why we need both to drive connectivityArticle

It's no surprise that many people have the misconception that 5G will ultimately replace fibre, when in fact 5G without fibre would not exist...

Steve Briggs 30 Mar 2021

Building owners have 14 months to identify asbestos, plan its removal
Building owners have 14 months to identify asbestos, plan its removalArticle

According to Indawo managing director Geoffrey Jäck, it has been a long time coming, but asbestos is now outlawed and building owners have only 14 months...

23 Mar 2021

Enterprises UP research project: The 4IR and its impact on future skills and training needs
Enterprises UP research project: The 4IR and its impact on future skills and training needsArticle

A team of experts from Enterprises UP recently completed a study, supporting the Fibre Processing and Manufacturing Sector Education and Training Authority's ongoing research into the impact of the Fourth Industrial Resolution...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 19 Mar 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Lil-Lets is tops - period
#OrchidsandOnions: Lil-Lets is tops - periodArticle

Talk spot: Safe space to discuss women's reproductive health; Onion to Telkom for wasting an opportunity by not communicating...

Brendan Seery 16 Mar 2021

New campaign promotes recycling of food and beverage cartons
New campaign promotes recycling of food and beverage cartonsArticle

Fibre Circle is calling on South African food producers to help drive awareness that food and beverage cartons are recyclable...

15 Mar 2021

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Three SA researchers shortlisted in international forestry research awardArticle

Three South African researchers have made it to the global shortlist of the Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation Awards. They were selected from 14 candidates in the South African round...

11 Mar 2021

How Cabo Verde indigenous beans could boost food security
How Cabo Verde indigenous beans could boost food securityArticle

Indigenous beans could enhance food security in Cabo Verde which depends on food imports...

Anyse Sofia Fernandes Pereira Essoh 11 Mar 2021

Thrifting takes its place in SA mega mall
Thrifting takes its place in SA mega mallArticle

Second-hand fashion store Thrift By Flav has opened in the Mall of Africa in Waterfall, becoming the first thrift store to open in a super-regional mall in South Africa.

10 Mar 2021

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The human cost of Chinese cotton: how does it impact SA?Article

A recent report detailed how ethnic minority labourers in the Xinjiang region in China - which produces 20% of the world's cotton - are forced to pick cotton by hand through state-mandated schemes...

1 Mar 2021

Big boost for KG Montjane as Macsteel donates custom wheelchair
Big boost for KG Montjane as Macsteel donates custom wheelchairArticle

Macsteel recenly handed over a state of the art custom-made wheelchair to internationally-ranked wheelchair player Kgothatso 'KG' Montjane...

Issued by Optimize Agency 23 Feb 2021

Renier de Wit, managing director, Gaia Fund Managers and Gaia Venture Capital Ltd.
SA's backbone industries and 12J investmentArticle

The country's economy contracted 6.1% in real terms in the third quarter of 2020 compared with the same period a year earlier, according to data from Statistics SA...

Renier de Wit 19 Feb 2021

Now cheaper to buy than rent for first-time SA home buyers - global expert
Now cheaper to buy than rent for first-time SA home buyers - global expertArticle

Selected properties under R1.5m are now significantly more affordable to buy than rent, offering first-time homeowners an unprecedented opportunity to get into the property market, says global property expert Toni Enderli...

Issued by Leap Communications 19 Feb 2021

Celebrating International Day of Women in Science at Sappi
Celebrating International Day of Women in Science at SappiArticle

On the International Day of Women in Science, we paid tribute to the women at Sappi for the role they play in helping us build a thriving world for all by unlocking the power of trees, using the power of science...

Issued by Sappi 18 Feb 2021

Marcel Fouché, networking and storage general manager, Networks Unlimited Africa.
New 5G backhaul economyArticle

As we navigate our way through the Covid-19 pandemic, we are finding that economic and social survival is tied to the ability to work and play at a distance...

Marcel Fouché 11 Feb 2021

How to increase the value of your property in a competitive market
How to increase the value of your property in a competitive marketArticle

Covid-19 has and continues to drive new trends in the property market - large gardens, studies and fibre internet are the...

Marcél du Toit 10 Feb 2021

10th Annual Social Innovation Awards winners announced
10th Annual Social Innovation Awards winners announcedArticle

Meat Naturally and Agricool Finance were awarded joint first place in the 10th Annual Social Innovation Awards, while Leafline Washable Sanitary Wear scooped first place in the Disability Empowerment Awards...

10 Feb 2021

Lesser known property sub-sectors offer hope for battle-scarred investors
Lesser known property sub-sectors offer hope for battle-scarred investorsArticle

Despite the patchy property performance last year, there are still pockets of excellence for the smart investor...

Gary Palmer 8 Feb 2021

What to expect from the industrial property market in 2021
What to expect from the industrial property market in 2021Article

The industrial property market in 2021 is certainly not an easy one to predict. However, learning from the past year's events...

Tony Bales 4 Feb 2021

They're everywhere: New study finds polyester fibres throughout the Arctic Ocean
They're everywhere: New study finds polyester fibres throughout the Arctic OceanArticle

In a new study published in Nature Communications, my colleagues and I find a stark confirmation that microplastics are found throughout the Arctic Ocean...

Peter S. Ross 1 Feb 2021

Free-to-access Wi-Fi hotspots in Witsand enables local NPOs
Free-to-access Wi-Fi hotspots in Witsand enables local NPOsArticle

In June 2020, 10 free-to-access, uncapped, solar-powered Wi-Fi enabled ThinkZones were set up in Atlantis, providing free internet access to between 5,500 and 10,000 people per month...

Issued by GreenCape 1 Feb 2021

Sappi achieves first international PEFC Forest Certification in South Africa
Sappi achieves first international PEFC Forest Certification in South AfricaArticle

After years of collaboration and dedicated commitment in setting new forest certification standards for South Africa, Sappi is proud to announce that it has achieved the first PEFC endorsed SAFAS (Sustainable African Forest Assurance Scheme) certification in South Africa...

Issued by Sappi 29 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Dion Chang: How do we prepare for a better normal?
#BizTrends2021: Dion Chang: How do we prepare for a better normal?Article

Dion Chang, one of South Africa's most respected trend analysts, kicked off BizTrends2021 - Towards New North and New Narratives...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Jan 2021

Cotton: A golden opportunity for South Africa?
Cotton: A golden opportunity for South Africa?Article

Cotton is considered one of the world's greatest poverty alleviating crops, with 150 million people worldwide relying on it for income...

Cobus de Bruyn 27 Jan 2021

BMW M introduces the M5 CS, its most powerful car
BMW M introduces the M5 CS, its most powerful carArticle

The BMW M5 CS sprints from 0-100km/h in just three seconds, making it the fastest ever car produced by BMW M...

27 Jan 2021

8 savvy ways to cut costs in a small business
8 savvy ways to cut costs in a small businessArticle

At a time when many small businesses are struggling to stay afloat, cutting costs can boost their chances of keeping their doors open. Here are ways to cut costs, and increase the chance of success...

25 Jan 2021

New year's resolutions for (first-time) home buyers in 2021
New year's resolutions for (first-time) home buyers in 2021Article

If 2020 taught us anything, it's that life can be unpredictable and while no one can say for certain how much things...

Andrea Tucker 18 Jan 2021

Black brick, off-shutter concrete, glass used in Commerce Crescent construction
Black brick, off-shutter concrete, glass used in Commerce Crescent constructionArticle

Having worked with Alchemy Properties on several of its buildings in the Kramerville Design District in Johannesburg, including 37 & 35 Commerce Crescent and separate projects at 33 & 39 Commerce Crescent, Paragon Architects is currently busy with construction for 31 Commerce Crescent...

12 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

#BizTrends2021: Covid-19 drives new trends in local property market
#BizTrends2021: Covid-19 drives new trends in local property marketArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a 'significant and lasting impact' on the South African residential property market and is shaping many of the emerging trends we're seeing in the market right now...

Marcél du Toit 8 Jan 2021

Digital transformation: Separating the ordinary from the extraordinary in 2021
Digital transformation: Separating the ordinary from the extraordinary in 2021Article

Optimists among us realised early on that the Covid-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns should be viewed as the ultimate opportunity to accelerate the transformation to digital. Increasingly, a digital strategy is becoming the only strategy...

Shaune Jordaan 21 Dec 2020

Real tangible investments that can impact SA's economy
Real tangible investments that can impact SA's economyArticle

Renier de Wit of Gaia and Gaia Venture Capital Ltd discusses the ins and outs of the fund's investment approach, its underlying assets, and the importance of this tax-deductive dispensation...

21 Dec 2020

Following a t-shirt from cotton field to landfill shows the true cost of fast fashion
Following a t-shirt from cotton field to landfill shows the true cost of fast fashionArticle

With many shops closed due to pandemic restrictions, Black Friday 2020 might have looked different from the frantic buying sprees of years past. But one thing remained the same: the relentless pace of fast fashion...

17 Dec 2020

Top 5 retirement trends going into 2021
Top 5 retirement trends going into 2021Article

The ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has triggered and accelerated trends particularly in the areas of health and technology...

17 Dec 2020

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