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Powering the economy through alternative energy
Powering the economy through alternative energyArticle

South Africa is finalising the much-anticipated Hydrogen Society Roadmap as the country shapes its industrialisation and economic pathway...

22 hours ago

SABRE Awards Africa 2021: All the winners!
SABRE Awards Africa 2021: All the winners!Article

The 2021 Africa SABRE Awards, which recognises superior achievement in branding, reputation, and engagement, was announced at a virtual award ceremony in May 2021. The campaigns were evaluated by a jury of industry leaders...

1 day ago

Doing good is good for business: How brand purpose can steer your sustainability journey in Africa
Doing good is good for business: How brand purpose can steer your sustainability journey in AfricaArticle

Here's how Kantar will help you authentically solve the value-action gap and guide you along your brand's sustainable transformation journey...

Adeola Tejumola, Issued by Kantar 2 days ago

Ipsos wins Radio Audience Measurement Survey contract in South Africa
Ipsos wins Radio Audience Measurement Survey contract in South AfricaArticle

The Broadcast Research Council (BRC) of South Africa has awarded Ipsos the contract to perform the official radio research in South Africa for the next five years...

Issued by Ipsos 2 days ago

Wunderman Thompson launches Regeneration Rising: Sustainable Futures
Wunderman Thompson launches Regeneration Rising: Sustainable FuturesArticle

Wunderman Thompson's new original futures report delves into regeneration and more, featuring interviews with key opinion and thought leaders in the sustainability space...

Issued by Wunderman Thompson 30 Apr 2021

Heineken launches 2030 Brew a Better World ambitions
Heineken launches 2030 Brew a Better World ambitionsArticle

Heineken raises the bar with new commitments on the environment, social sustainability and responsible consumption on a path to a net zero, fairer and healthier world...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 26 Apr 2021

Covid-19 spurs renewed focus on improving NPO governance standards
Covid-19 spurs renewed focus on improving NPO governance standardsArticle

While the Covid-19 pandemic has pushed many non-profit organisations to the brink of survival, it has also, however, resulted in a renewed focus on good governance...

26 Apr 2021

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L'Oréal Paris to cut 50% of carbon footprint by 2030Article

L'Oréal Paris has committed to reducing its carbon footprint by 50% per finished product, and will contribute €10m to environmental projects whose beneficiaries are communities of women...

26 Apr 2021

#Newsmaker: Khangelani Dziba to head up Rapt Creative's new PR and influencer marketing division
#Newsmaker: Khangelani Dziba to head up Rapt Creative's new PR and influencer marketing divisionArticle

Following the recent news of Rapt Creative opening offices in London and Kiev, the agency has expanded its services to include PR and influencer marketing. To head up the new division, they've appointed Khangelani Dziba...

Jessica Tennant 23 Apr 2021

The One Club for Creativity unveils Virtual Creative Week 2021
The One Club for Creativity unveils Virtual Creative Week 2021Article

The One Club for Creativity has unveiled the online Creative Week 2021, taking place from 7-11 June 2021...

23 Apr 2021

Tourism Recovery Plan to facilitate preservation of R189bn
Tourism Recovery Plan to facilitate preservation of R189bnArticle

The Department of Tourism, working together with the industry, developed the plan, outlining a set of interventions to ignite the recovery of the sector, and to place it on a path to long-term sustainability...

23 Apr 2021

How building critical skills on the job in construction drives empowerment
How building critical skills on the job in construction drives empowermentArticle

Small businesses have been growing steadily from generating 16% of total turnover in the formal business sector in 2013 to 22% in 2019...

22 Apr 2021

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SA consumers express willingness to help combat sustainability issuesArticle

As Earth Day is observed around the world on 22 April, new research on sustainability commissioned by Mastercard reveals a marked increase in consumer passion for the environment...

22 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

LexisNexis South Africa launches ERG Chapter
LexisNexis South Africa launches ERG ChapterArticle

LexisNexis South Africa (LNSA), in partnership with global parent company, RELX Group, launched its Employee Resource Group (ERG) Chapter in South Africa on Tuesday, 13 April 2021, to drive the company's commitment to inclusion and diversity (I&D)...

Issued by LexisNexis 19 Apr 2021

How automated product photography can accelerate your brand
How automated product photography can accelerate your brandArticle

What's central to the burgeoning e-commerce industry is experience, and this rests heavily on visual content, which undeniably includes product photography. New research shows that if your digital experience doesn't hit the market with customers, 54% could head to your competitors...

Craig Bellingham, Issued by Studio[K]irmack 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

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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

#Newsmaker: Havas CFO Mohamed Bhyat
#Newsmaker: Havas CFO Mohamed BhyatArticle

Earlier this year, Havas announced the appointment of Mohamed Bhyat as its chief financial officer (CFO), taking over the reins from Andrea Bottega...

Jessica Tennant 8 Apr 2021

#Newsmaker: Tshego Tshukutswane, Wunderman Thompson SA's new group chief strategy officer
#Newsmaker: Tshego Tshukutswane, Wunderman Thompson SA's new group chief strategy officerArticle

Earlier this year, Wunderman Thompson SA announced the appointment of Tshego Tshukutswane to its executive team as group chief strategy officer. Tshukutswane joined this month succeeding Moagi Bodibe, who has taken up independent consulting...

Jessica Tennant 8 Apr 2021

Target to spend more than $2bn with Black-owned businesses by 2025
Target to spend more than $2bn with Black-owned businesses by 2025Article

Target will add products from more than 500 Black-owned businesses across its multi-category assortment and increase its spend with more Black-owned companies...

8 Apr 2021

South Africa's higher education funding system can be more realistic without betraying ideals
South Africa's higher education funding system can be more realistic without betraying idealsArticle

Ongoing student protests in South Africa have once again highlighted various problems with higher education funding. They boil down to challenges of affordability and sustainability...

Gerald Wangenge-Ouma 7 Apr 2021

AppCentrix appoints Musa Mahlaba as business development exec
AppCentrix appoints Musa Mahlaba as business development execArticle

Mahlaba's in this role encompasses the AppCentrix Public Sector Go-To-Market strategy, supporting customers and partners in the government space...

7 Apr 2021

Mastercard and Uber extend partnership to boost payment digitisation and advance financial inclusion
Mastercard and Uber extend partnership to boost payment digitisation and advance financial inclusionArticle

Uber's long-term partnership with Mastercard continues to grow with a new strategic initiative focusing on digital payments and advancing financial inclusions which will be facilitated by Mastercard across the Middle East and Africa (MEA)...

Issued by Uber 7 Apr 2021

More South Africans willing to embrace remote work than global average - study
More South Africans willing to embrace remote work than global average - studyArticle

According to a new report, Decoding Global Ways of Working, one of the major legacies of the pandemic is that employees expect to be allowed to work remotely more often...

6 Apr 2021

TES addresses diversity and inclusion challenges in a post-Covid world
TES addresses diversity and inclusion challenges in a post-Covid worldArticle

The past year has been incredibly challenging for employees for a multitude of reasons. The greatest pressure has been felt by unskilled workers, youth and women...

Jeandie Leone 1 Apr 2021

Tsakani Maluleke, auditor general
Audit: Irregular expenditure decreases in national and provincial governmentArticle

The audit outcomes for national and provincial government shows that Irregular expenditure reported in the 2019-2020 financial year has decreased to R54.34bn from the R66.90bn in the previous year...

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

#Newsmaker: Luzuko Tena rejoins Ogilvy Social Lab
#Newsmaker: Luzuko Tena rejoins Ogilvy Social LabArticle

Luzuko Tena, head of IAB SA Youth Action Council, rejoins Ogilvy Sociallab as paid social campaign manager...

Evan-Lee Courie 31 Mar 2021

Knowledge-sharing workshop explores equal representation in SA cities
Knowledge-sharing workshop explores equal representation in SA citiesArticle

Moving Cape Town from a colonial city into an equitable and celebrated multi-cultural future, so that all people may see their histories and memories represented, was the theme of a milestone knowledge-sharing workshop held on 27 March 2021...

30 Mar 2021

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Patel calls for partnerships in manufacturing sectorArticle

Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel says South Africa must rebuild its manufacturing strength to be able to fully benefit from the opportunities in the BRICS markets...

30 Mar 2021

Basa Assembly draws creative and business sectors together
Basa Assembly draws creative and business sectors togetherArticle

Complex conversations and the stirrings of systemic change were the hallmarks of the inaugural Business and Arts South Africa (Basa) Assembly held from 24-26 March 2021...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 30 Mar 2021

Pareto Limited head office receives Green Star ratings
Pareto Limited head office receives Green Star ratingsArticle

Pareto has achieved a five-star Green Star SA Interiors V1 certification issued by the Green Building Council of South Africa, which demonstrates leadership and commitment in the sustainability programme...

Issued by Pareto Limited 29 Mar 2021

Moving beyond cash - How are legacy players keeping up with the new digital-first disruptors in the financial services industry?
Moving beyond cash - How are legacy players keeping up with the new digital-first disruptors in the financial services industry?Article

Digital transformation has had a profound impact on almost all industries, fundamentally altering how customers experience the organisations they deal with on a daily basis. The financial services space is no exception, with legacy players having to keep up with new, digital-first disruptors in order to remain relevant...

Ndagi Job Goshi, Issued by Topco Media 26 Mar 2021

How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 2
How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 2Article

In this second of a two-part series, Chris Blair, CEO of 21st Century, shares his thoughts about how remuneration committees should approach their executives' remuneration in the evolving landscape...

Chris Blair 26 Mar 2021

Basa launches ArtsTrack No. 9 with a curated series of conversations
Basa launches ArtsTrack No. 9 with a curated series of conversationsArticle

Focusing both on current cultural policy and cultural investment, Basa kicks off Day 1 of its two-day digital programme with a series of debates and discussions focused on the current cultural landscape and the responsibility on both business and the arts to effect decisive changes for growth in and for both sectors...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 26 Mar 2021

YFM paves the way for The Lady on Drive
YFM paves the way for The Lady on DriveArticle

YFM announced a refreshed lineup from 6 April 2021, which sees Khutso Theledi take the reins in the coveted 3pm to 6pm weekdays slot...

Issued by YFM 99.2 26 Mar 2021

Latest developments in the sustainability reporting standards landscape
Latest developments in the sustainability reporting standards landscapeArticle

Saica would like to focus on two significant developments related to the future of sustainability reporting in South Africa and globally, writes Saica's Loshni Naidoo...

Issued by SAICA 24 Mar 2021

Basa Debut Programme 2021
Basa Debut Programme 2021Article

Basa's Debut Programme aims to ensure a systematic approach to mentoring its artists and enables full-scale access to relevant information and networks to help them build the resources they need...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 24 Mar 2021

Civil society needs to be included in rebuilding SA
Civil society needs to be included in rebuilding SAArticle

A year on after the Covid-19 pandemic reached South African shores, we have yet to see the full impact of lockdown on South Africans, especially on young people whose lives have were largely paused...

Siphelele Chirwa 24 Mar 2021

Dr Mohammed Rassool, deputy director, and Dr Pauline Howell, senior medical officer, Clinical HIV Research Unit
#WorldTBDay2021: Dramatic strides in research, but with challengesArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the country's TB programme, and led to a decline in the diagnosis rate. Now it seems that the health system is seeing an increase in patients presenting with more advanced TB...

Mohammed Rassool & Pauline Howell 24 Mar 2021

Lit lineup for Basa Assembly
Lit lineup for Basa AssemblyArticle

Business and Arts South Africa NPC (Basa) and the British Council Southern Africa Arts have announced the programme lineup for their joint venture Assembly...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 23 Mar 2021

iProspect launches as a new agency in South Africa and globally
iProspect launches as a new agency in South Africa and globallyArticle

Spearheading a new era of performance-driven brand building, the new agency reveals its digital-first global proposition, evolved capabilities and a brand-new identity...

Issued by Dentsu 19 Mar 2021

How online markets are helping local stores survive Covid-19
How online markets are helping local stores survive Covid-19Article

Thanks to platforms that link online consumption to local interests, the desire to buy local, a trend fuelled by the Covid-19 pandemic, is giving rise to a new phenomenon known as digital localism...

Myriam Ertz, Damien Hallegatte, Imen Latrous and Julien Bousquet 19 Mar 2021

Know your 'why'. It's how we build communities
Know your 'why'. It's how we build communitiesArticle

Finding our purpose can help us contribute to something beyond ourselves, and lead to positive change for others beyond basic needs...

Amy Pieterse, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 19 Mar 2021

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