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Sony Music Publishing signs global deal with Gallo Music Publishers
Sony Music Publishing signs global deal with Gallo Music PublishersArticle

Sony Music Publishing South Africa announced the signing of Gallo Music Publishers to a worldwide agreement...

24 Mar 2021

Tim Ball, IP specialist, Webber Wentzel
India and SA request waiver of Trips Agreement for Covid-19 treatmentArticle

South Africa and India are seeking a waiver of the global agreement on IP rights to enable access to Covid-19 treatments, but more would need to be done in SA on a practical level to make this effective

Tim Ball 19 Oct 2020

South Africa still depends on coal for most of its electricity. Shutterstock
Global emissions are way off target: what needs to happenArticle

At the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, countries set goals that require halving carbon emissions by 2030. In a new piece in Nature, Professor Harald Winkler, as part of an international team, delivers the bad news that the emissions gap...

16 Mar 2020

Shaming people for flying won't cut airline emissions. We need a smarter solution
Shaming people for flying won't cut airline emissions. We need a smarter solutionArticle

"Fake news", the chief executive of Lufthansa has called it. But his counterpart at Air France calls it the airline industry's "biggest challenge". So does the president of Emirates: "It's got to be dealt...

Duygu Yengin and Tracey Dodd 15 Jan 2020

Finalists chosen in 2019 Startup Competition
Finalists chosen in 2019 Startup CompetitionArticle

The Startup Competition 2019 from The Original Inspiration Centre by LaLiga supported by GSIC has chosen the 10 winners of the first stage of the competition...

4 Jul 2019

How will the Carbon Tax affect mobility in South Africa?
How will the Carbon Tax affect mobility in South Africa?Article

It is a new year filled with promise and new opportunities to address our increasing climate challenges...

Songo Didiza 18 Jan 2019

New report paints disturbing picture of humanity pushing nature to the brink
New report paints disturbing picture of humanity pushing nature to the brinkArticle

The report, which comes out every two years, presents a sobering picture of the impact of human activity on the world's wildlife, forests, oceans, rivers and climate....

5 Nov 2018

Members of Stop Funding Hate were invited to the United Nations in Geneva to talk about the role of business in tackling xenophobia. © .
190 countries agree to proposal to stop funding hate against migrantsArticle

190 UN states have approved the final text of a new international agreement that outlines a range of measures for tackling xenophobia...

23 Jul 2018

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Efforts to stop IUU fishing gains momentumArticle

A growing number of countries are signing up to a global agreement that helps stop illegal fishing...

6 Jun 2018

New TEC programme launches at Sedibeng TVET College
New TEC programme launches at Sedibeng TVET CollegeArticle

Cummins Africa Middle East, in conjunction with Komatsu Africa Holdings have introduced a new Technical Education for Communities (TEC) programme at the Sedibeng TVET College...

30 May 2018

The IPCC’s first cities conference revealed the challenges in bridging the gaps between scientific knowledge and policy practice, and between cities in developed and developing nations.
IPCC cities conference tackles gaps between science and climate action on the groundArticle

Some 600 climate scientists, urban researchers, policymakers and practitioners attended the International Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) first ever conference on cities last week...

Jago Dodson 15 Mar 2018

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Science, politics and the quest to secure Africa's sustainable food futureArticle

Political experts have continued to raise pointed questions about the continent's food future pertaining to production processes, trade flows, sources of finance and, crucially, science and sustainability...

Adam Sneyd 22 Feb 2018

Cities rally around the Paris deal, a reminder that global problems can have local solutions
Cities rally around the Paris deal, a reminder that global problems can have local solutionsArticle

When President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris agreement, the landmark climate accord signed by 196 nations that came into force in November 2016, the decision caused a significant negative backlash among other signatory countries...

Luc Soete 27 Jun 2017

Flight to greener aviation fuel has hit turbulence – here's why
Flight to greener aviation fuel has hit turbulence – here's whyArticle

When it comes to reducing carbon emissions, one of the biggest hurdles is the world's addiction to flying...

Simon Blakey 1 Mar 2017

Wanted: affordable medicines for all
Wanted: affordable medicines for allArticle

Pneumonia, an acute infection of the lungs, is the biggest killer of children worldwide even though it is treatable and easily preventable with vaccines...

Franck Kuwonu 13 Feb 2017

Moda Operandi co-founder Lauren Santo Domingo (second left) poses with Martin Drew ,Etihad Airways Senior Vice President – Americas (left), Amina Taher, Etihad Airways Head of Corporate Communications (second right), Patrick Pierce, Etihad Airways Vice President – Sponsorship (right), and Etihad Airways cabin crew during a VIP dinner announcing the launch of Runway to Runway.
Etihad Airways announces travel programme tailored for fashion industryArticle

Etihad Airways has announced the launch of Runway to Runway - a special rewards programme designed for the fashion community's travel requirements...

13 Feb 2017

SA ratifies Paris Agreement on climate change
SA ratifies Paris Agreement on climate changeArticle

South Africa's National Assembly has formally approved the country's ratification of the Paris Agreement reached at the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...

2 Nov 2016

What is Habitat III and why does it matter? A beginner's guide to the new urban agenda
What is Habitat III and why does it matter? A beginner's guide to the new urban agendaArticle

Next week, the city of Quito, Ecuador, plays host to the third ever United Nations conference on housing and sustainable urban development - also known as Habitat III...

Enora Robin 12 Oct 2016

Nissan more valuable than last year and growing
Nissan more valuable than last year and growingArticle

Nissan was ranked 43rd this year - up six spots from lasts year's ranking at 49th in the Best Global Brands Study...

7 Oct 2016

Treasury simplifies tax amnesty draft
Treasury simplifies tax amnesty draftArticle

The Treasury has made significant changes to draft legislation on the new tax amnesty on offshore assets that takes effect later in 2016 in a bid to make it simpler for taxpayers to come clean on any foreign income and assets they have not declared to the taxman...

Hilary Joffe 22 Jul 2016

Nigeria "at forefront" of push to freeze oil production levels
Nigeria "at forefront" of push to freeze oil production levelsArticle

Nigeria "at forefront" of push to freeze oil production levels...

10 Mar 2016

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Farmers request inclusion of agriculture in COP 21Article

Southern African farmers and farmer's organisations are shocked by the absence of an agricultural proposal in the COP 21 draft text among parties in the COP-process...

30 Nov 2015

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Tellumat merges ICT division, forms new business unitArticle

Tellumat has merged its ICT infrastructure assets in a new business unit, Tellumat Integrated Solutions (TIS). The amalgamation of...

30 Nov 2015

Tech-sharing key to success of climate summit: France
Tech-sharing key to success of climate summit: FranceArticle

French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday, 4 November, that sharing emissions-cutting technology with emerging nations like India and China will be a key part of the "success or failure" of climate change talks in Paris next month...

5 Nov 2015

What Africa can do to manage the fallout of climate change
What Africa can do to manage the fallout of climate changeArticle

Africa's climate, including climate change and climate variability, add challenges and opportunities to the continent's development...

Coleen Vogel 1 Jun 2015

Fossil fuel divestment brightens climate summit
Fossil fuel divestment brightens climate summitArticle

NEW YORK: The Rockefellers, the first family of oil, said on Monday, 22 September, they would divest from fossil fuels in a fresh boost for the fight against climate change ahead of a UN summit.

23 Sep 2014

Adriaan Mocke
South African companies need to catch the usability trainArticle

It is the astute retailer who is putting the processes and enabling technology in place to turn usability into bottom-line benefits.

Adriaan Mocke 6 Nov 2013

COP 18 at Doha - a key checkpoint in the climate change negotiationsArticle

Progress towards an international agreement on tackling climate change has been painfully slow, dogged by fundamental disagreements between the countries involved and exacerbated by the financial crisis and political elections.

Neil Morris 29 Nov 2012

Global agreement between Ricoh, Heidelberg includes South Africa
Global agreement between Ricoh, Heidelberg includes South AfricaArticle

Following a global agreement signed between Ricoh and Heidelberg, Ricoh SA and Heidelberg Southern Africa have formalised their co-operative agreement in South Africa that gives Heidelberg's customers access to Ricoh's mid-range digital presses.

22 Oct 2012

Cost of SA exports to rise on EU shipping taxArticle

Exports to the European Union (EU) are set to become more expensive when proposals to introduce a shipping tax next year are adopted by the bloc, trade policy analyst Peter Draper said earlier this week.

30 Nov 2011

QlikTech signs global agreement with Capgemini for business information management
QlikTech signs global agreement with Capgemini for business information managementArticle

RADNOR, US: QlikTech, a leader in business discovery-user-driven business intelligence has announced a global partnership agreement with Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, to offer its customers added-value services and solutions for the QlikView business discovery platform.

1 Jul 2011

Ten digital insights for marketers
Ten digital insights for marketersArticle

BEIJING, CHINA: The World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) and Firefly Millward Brown have identified 10 insights that advertisers need to take into account when using digital media to communicate.

13 Apr 2011

Expedia partners with Protea
Expedia partners with ProteaArticle

BELLVUE, US/CAPE TOWN, SA: Expedia, Inc, reputedly the world's largest online travel company, announced this week that it has signed a global partnership agreement with Protea Hospitality Group, a South Africa-based hotel management company operating nearly 130 properties in eight countries throughout Africa under the Protea Hotels and African Pride Hotels brands.

12 Nov 2010

Brothers For Life announces world-class squad of sports ambassadors
Brothers For Life announces world-class squad of sports ambassadorsArticle

Brothers for Life, the national SANAC endorsed men's campaign, with support from USAID, UNICEF, Manchester United and FC Barcelona, has named a phenomenal squad of national and international sporting talent that are to promote HIV prevention and take a stand against violence against women and children in South and Southern Africa. The squad began its work on 1 June.

2 Jun 2010

MIPTV 2010 successful meeting place of thousands
MIPTV 2010 successful meeting place of thousandsArticle

Alliances ranged from traditional co-productions to content providers teaming up with social media players as cross-media business thrived in Cannes during MIPTV 2010 this week. The event attracted 11 500 delegates, including 4 000 buyers (5% up on 2009) from 107 countries.

16 Apr 2010

African countries unite to seal a "fair" deal at the Summit
African countries unite to seal a "fair" deal at the SummitArticle

COPENHAGEN: Leaders from the world's poor countries, especially those from Africa and small island developing countries, warned yesterday, 16 December 2009, that any move to hurt their interests at the UN Climate Summit was doomed to be a failure.

Haider Rizvi 17 Dec 2009

Ping to attend COP15Article

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK: Chairperson of African Union Commission, Dr. Jean Ping will today, 15 December 2009, arrive in Copenhagen, Denmark where he will lead the African Union Commission delegation to the Fifteenth Conference of the Parties (COP-15) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Fifth Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties (CMP-5) to the Kyoto Protocol.

15 Dec 2009

Russian court deals harsh blow to global music industryArticle

Several leaders in the international music industry suffered a bitter defeat as a Russian court found that Denis Kvasov, music site AllofMP3.com chief, committed no copyright violations. The site sold tracks to consumers at prices below the market without the permission of copyright owners.

17 Aug 2007

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