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Reclaim the future with Ericsson Innovation Awards 2020
Reclaim the future with Ericsson Innovation Awards 2020Article

Ericsson has officially launched its annual Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) 2020, a global competition that offers university students around the world the chance to develop new, innovative ideas...

11 Sep 2020

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Africa needs to do a better job to attract exploration investmentArticle

Africa needs to do a better job of attracting exploration investment as the global competition increases...

1 Sep 2020

Accelerating Africa's digital future
Accelerating Africa's digital futureArticle

As a continent with very high potential for growing economies, how can African countries accelerate their digital adoption and leapfrog into a new era of socio-economic prosperity?

Fadi Pharaon 31 Aug 2020

ARRCC scoops Interior Design Firm of the Year in global competition
ARRCC scoops Interior Design Firm of the Year in global competitionArticle

South African interior architecture, interior design and décor studio ARRCC has been awarded Interior Design Firm of the Year - South Africa, in the Luxury Travel Guide Global Awards 2020...

16 Jul 2020

Small businesses are critical to SA's economy post Covid-19
Small businesses are critical to SA's economy post Covid-19Article

Over the last four decades, the world has evolved into a multi-facet and revolutionary change. The challenges and complexities facing organisations cannot be separated from broader international developments.

Deon Mbaile 25 May 2020

South African ad agency M&C Saatchi Abel recognised in Fast Company's 2020 World Changing Ideas Global Awards
South African ad agency M&C Saatchi Abel recognised in Fast Company's 2020 World Changing Ideas Global AwardsArticle

Fast Company's World Changing Ideas Award recognises the best ideas from across industries that are changing the world for the better. M&C Saatchi Abel has been recognised in six categories including "Best World Changing Idea EMEA Region" for The Street Store...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 8 May 2020

Pieter Bensch, executive vice president, Africa & Middle East: Sage
#Sona20 hits the pain points, but follow-through is vitalArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered a sober assessment of the challenges the nation faces along with realistic proposals about how these problems may be addressed...

Pieter Bensch 14 Feb 2020

2020 Schneider Go Green student competition open for entries
2020 Schneider Go Green student competition open for entriesArticle

South African students are invited to enter the tenth annual Schneider Go Green contest...

5 Feb 2020

The One Club names three South Africans to ADC 99th Annual Awards jury
The One Club names three South Africans to ADC 99th Annual Awards juryArticle

Three South African creatives have been named as judges for the global ADC 99th Annual Awards, one of the world's longest-running and most prestigious global competitions celebrating excellence in craft and innovation in all forms of design and advertising...

10 Dec 2019

TUT launches new BEngTech degree to meet skills demand in plastics industry
TUT launches new BEngTech degree to meet skills demand in plastics industryArticle

Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) is introducing a Bachelor of Engineering Technology in Materials Engineering in Polymer Technology degree, following several years of developmental workshops with Plastics SA and various other stakeholders...

15 Nov 2019

The Chivas Venture is back
The Chivas Venture is backArticle

Chivas Regal is calling on South Africa's brightest change-makers to enter The Chivas Venture 2020...

13 Sep 2019

SA designer Thebe Magugu first African to win LVMH Prize
SA designer Thebe Magugu first African to win LVMH PrizeArticle

South African talent Thebe Magugu, 26, is the winner of the 2019 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers. Magugu is the first designer from Africa to scoop the coveted award...

5 Sep 2019

How has flexible working changed in the last 10 years?
How has flexible working changed in the last 10 years?Article

Flexible working is close to celebrating its 30th birthday. Advances in technology and societal trends mean it has been a possibility for workers for decades. Yet, while this is not new, the last 10 years have seen working flexibly become widely accepted, and even demanded in South Africa...

8 Aug 2019

Introducing the 2019 Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail Competition
Introducing the 2019 Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail CompetitionArticle

The Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail Competition returns this year with an even broader global reach increasing to include more than 32 countries that will compete to create a cocktail worthy of a perfectionist...

Issued by Offlimit Communications 5 Aug 2019

The geopolitics of palm oil and deforestation
The geopolitics of palm oil and deforestationArticle

Demand for palm and other vegetable oils is rising sharply, raising questions about which ones will be produced, who will control their production and sale, and where they will be grown...

Jean-Marc Roda 2 Jul 2019

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S.Pellegrino announces 2020 Africa and Middle East Young Chef candidatesArticle

Each young chef, seven of which are from South Africa, had their signature dish evaluated by culinary experts at the leading international educational and training centre for Italian cuisine, ALMA...

11 Jun 2019

Seedstars World returns to Africa
Seedstars World returns to AfricaArticle

Seedstars World, the early-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, returns to Africa for the seventh time...

5 Jun 2019

2018/19 SA wine harvest hits record low
2018/19 SA wine harvest hits record lowArticle

Climate change, shifts in production and demand and financial pressures have led to the South African wine industry becoming smaller, which has resulted in producers and wineries having to rethink the way that they do business...

9 May 2019

Judges for this year's Cannes Young Lions SA announced
Judges for this year's Cannes Young Lions SA announcedArticle

Cinemark has announced the panel of judges that have been selected to judge this year's edition of the South African leg of the Film category of the Young Lions competition...

12 Apr 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Environ's Dr Des, a skin care innovator for the ages
#EntrepreneurMonth: Environ's Dr Des, a skin care innovator for the agesArticle

The Environ Skin Care success story is far from over. The almost 30-year-old homegrown brand has been named the Top Medical Skin Care Company in the 2018 Aesthetic Everything Awards...

Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Nov 2018

Cameron Henning and George Hunter are changing the world one lemon at a time
Cameron Henning and George Hunter are changing the world one lemon at a timeArticle

Meet Cameron Henning and George Hunter, the dynamic and driven cocktail slinging duo, who recently won the Collective Spirit Competition in South Africa...

22 Nov 2018

Long live the experience economyArticle

The next frontier of marketing is about winning the hearts and minds of customers through being the best at what your business is about. That's not about the advertising, using marketing to sell or creating a smarter customer promise. It has everything to do with delivering on the consumer experience, and in the ‘experience economy' you'll live or die at every customer touchpoint, says Craig Cesman, chief executive of audio branding company DMX Music.

Issued by DMX 26 Oct 2018

Macro matters impacting SA's farmers
Macro matters impacting SA's farmersArticle

Multiple macroeconomic factors are currently converging amidst a persistently weak economy to make times tough for everybody, including our farmers...

Johan van den Berg 24 Oct 2018

What's really driving the future of retail?
What's really driving the future of retail?Article

Many predictions about the future of retailing have been made. These range from the supposed dominance of certain technologies, to increased use of data and analytics...

Jason Pallant 17 Sep 2018

Chivas Venture 2019 now open for entries
Chivas Venture 2019 now open for entriesArticle

The Chivas Venture 2019 edition is now open for entries...

11 Sep 2018

PwC ranks Cape Town as number 1 city of opportunity in Africa
PwC ranks Cape Town as number 1 city of opportunity in AfricaArticle

"Cape Town is a city with strong fundamentals, aspiring talent and a palpable excitement, set against a backdrop of inequality, which is borne out of the country's past but which will play a role in the city's future."

13 Aug 2018

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CT housing crisis solution shortlisted in global competitionArticle

Run by RICS, a community-funded affordable housing scheme for Cape Town is one of five entries shortlisted for Africa in a global competition...

9 Jul 2018

SA welcomes another round of the global Tournament of Minds
SA welcomes another round of the global Tournament of MindsArticle

The Tournament of Minds, an international problem-solving competition, is heading back to South Africa where private education group ADvTech will host the TOM Challenges for the second year in a row...

30 May 2018

#MFGIndaba: Africa's opportunity to unlock industrial growth potential
#MFGIndaba: Africa's opportunity to unlock industrial growth potentialArticle

Manufacturing Indaba 2018 promises to be bigger and more innovative than ever before, providing the broader manufacturing industry with a roadmap and the connections to unlock their growth potential and deliver accelerated GDP growth...

Lauren Hartzenberg 28 May 2018

All the regional winners of Mest Africa Challenge 2018
All the regional winners of Mest Africa Challenge 2018Article

The regional winners of the inaugural Mest Africa Challenge, the pan-African startup pitch competition open to companies outside the Mest programme, has been announced...

18 May 2018

LIA and Gorilla Doctors announce new global competition
LIA and Gorilla Doctors announce new global competitionArticle

In partnership with Gorilla Doctors, LIA has initiated a global competition that is open to all creatives between the ages of 21 - 30 years...

23 Apr 2018

Lucy Aitken, case study editor, Warc.
Warc's 2018 Media Strategy Report highlights key insights and trends in mediaArticle

Warc's 2018 Media Strategy Report has just been released, highlighting key trends in media strategy with lessons drawn from the winners of the global Warc Media Awards...

12 Apr 2018

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Cannes Young Lions: Call for entriesArticle

If you have what it takes to create an award-winning advert under pressure and in the most extreme of conditions - and still come out smiling on the other side - Cinemark is looking for you...

3 Apr 2018

Grand Prix winner, Channel 4's coverage of the 2016 Rio Paralympics through the 'Media that can!' campaign.
Warc announce Effective Channel Integration winnersArticle

Warc has announced the winners of the Effective Channel Integration category of its Media Awards 2017, a global competition recognising comms planning which has made a positive impact on business results...

10 Jan 2018

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Developing countries need to wake up to the risks of new technologiesArticle

Technological advances associated with the fourth industrial revolution - including artificial intelligence - allow the automation of an increasingly wide array of processes in increasingly interactive and sophisticated ways...

Ralph Hamann 4 Jan 2018

SA finalists in Chivas Venture global competition announced
SA finalists in Chivas Venture global competition announcedArticle

The South African top five in Chivas Regal's The Venture IV have been selected. The global social entrepreneur competition aims to find and support promising entrepreneurs...

27 Dec 2017

John Brown South Africa scoops double gold at international Pearl Awards
John Brown South Africa scoops double gold at international Pearl AwardsArticle

John Brown Media South Africa has won the gold award for Best Print Magazine Editorial (B2B) at The Content Council's international Pearl Awards ceremony in New York with MiNDSPACE...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 15 Dec 2017

Red Bull 3Style World DJ Championships returns to SA
Red Bull 3Style World DJ Championships returns to SAArticle

The Red Bull 3Style World DJ Championships - a global competition for performance DJs - returns to South Africa on Friday, 8 December at Republic of 94, Johannesburg, and will see audiences entertained by the art of DJing.

28 Nov 2017

Helping connected consumers to navigate your path to purchase
Helping connected consumers to navigate your path to purchaseArticle

Brands that are serious about conquering the connected shopper must understand today's retail environment and anticipate tomorrow's trends to plan and prepare for the future...

Sally Rothman, Issued by GfK South Africa 26 Oct 2017

Double win for UJ's finance students
Double win for UJ's finance studentsArticle

Two student teams from the University of Johannesburg have won the South African leg of industry-specific challenges with their ability to rethink and reinvent business strategies...

25 Oct 2017

Robots ready for second AfrikaBot 2017
Robots ready for second AfrikaBot 2017Article

Around 40 teams from Gauteng schools are ready to hit the Zwartkops International Raceway with their robots on Saturday, 22 October 2017, for the second AfrikaBot competition...

17 Oct 2017

Detailed planning, scheduling key to avoiding power project cost overruns
Detailed planning, scheduling key to avoiding power project cost overrunsArticle

Cost overruns and schedule delays are key concerns for developers of infrastructure projects across Africa...

Joseph Mahendran 4 Oct 2017

Jury chair, Quinn Kilbury, senior brand director, Heineken US.
Australia tops Social Strategy category in Warc AwardsArticle

Five Golds, four Silvers and four Bronzes have been awarded in the Social Strategy category of the inaugural Warc Awards 2017...

12 Sep 2017

The finalists and judges at the inaugural Creative Business Cup South Africa.
Denmark beckons Smir Design after winning local Creative Business Cup competitionArticle

The inaugural South African leg of the international Creative Business Cup competition has been won by Smir Deigns, which produces pet-friendly soft furnishings, scatter cushions and synthetic rugs...

12 Sep 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Successful web marketing, wherever you're basedArticle

Though we might fall into pre-web thinking from time to time, you've got to learn about and embrace the web tactics of today to realise that there's nothing holding you back but you...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 7 Sep 2017

DJ and producer Spoek Mathambo and Khayelitsha’s own, Yolanda Fyrus.
Airbnb and Vice teams up for a once in a lifetime experienceArticle

Airbnb and Vice Media have teamed up to send 100 people on a once in a lifetime experience trip to Paris, Harlem, Cape Town and Tokyo through the Airbnb Trips platform...

16 Aug 2017

Luke Brown, jury member
Use of Data Jury selected for Warc Media AwardsArticle

The Warc Media Awards has selected its first jury - for ‘Best Use of Data' category, which recognises the role of data in an effective communications strategy...

6 Jul 2017

Cheapflights Compass Report 2017 reveals top South African travel trends
Cheapflights Compass Report 2017 reveals top South African travel trendsArticle

Cheapflights has published its first analysis of the inbound and outbound travel trends for South Africa. The report aims to help travellers make good choices in their future travel plans and help industry players build profitable strategies...

28 Jun 2017

Motheo Matsau, chief of marketing and sales at Ster-Kinekor.
#CannesLions2017: Cinemark brings SA all the creative magicArticle

Motheo Matsau, chief of marketing and sales at Ster-Kinekor, elaborates on the magic of Cinemark being the official local representative for the Cannes Lions International Festival of creativity as well as the benefits of this for SA's creative industry...

Leigh Andrews 14 Jun 2017

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