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Wide-eyed shockers: 5 things that could happen in the blink of an eye... and how to deal with them
Wide-eyed shockers: 5 things that could happen in the blink of an eye... and how to deal with themArticle

The average person blinks approximately 15 to 20 times each minute. Based on this estimate, the average person blinks for 10% of the time they are awake or between 5.2 and 7.1 million times a year...

Issued by Irvine Partners 8 Apr 2021

South African Reserve Bank
Repo rate remains unchangedArticle

The South African Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has unanimously decided to leave the repo rate unchanged at 3.5%...

26 Mar 2021

How small businesses can tackle the loadshedding dilemma
How small businesses can tackle the loadshedding dilemmaArticle

Small businesses have little hope of surviving the economic impact of the pandemic, if they at the same time have to worry about having reliable access to electricity....

18 Mar 2021

EskomSePush app suspended from Google Play Store
EskomSePush app suspended from Google Play StoreArticle

Herman Maritz, the co-founder of the app, tweeted a screenshot yesterday, 14 March, of an email from Google saying that the app is suspended...

15 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Joanne Hope and Anelde Greeff launch 2Stories
#StartupStory: Joanne Hope and Anelde Greeff launch 2StoriesArticle

2Stories is a new content collective by serial entrepreneur Joanne Hope and seasoned content director Anelde Greeff...

Evan-Lee Courie 22 Feb 2021

#Budget2021: What the real estate industry can expect
#Budget2021: What the real estate industry can expectArticle

As we await the National Budget Speech later this month, many investors and roleplayers in the real estate industry are holding their breath to gauge the year ahead...

Pearl Scheltema 15 Feb 2021

Defy launches solar hybrid appliance range in SA
Defy launches solar hybrid appliance range in SAArticle

The range includes a fridge and a chest freezer that run off a dual power source and also plug into the electricity grid...

12 Feb 2021

Eskom head office
BREAKING: Stage 3 loadshedding from 1pm todayArticle

Stage 3 loadshedding will be implemented from 1pm this afternoon (10 February) until 6am Thursday morning following the loss of generation units and to replenish emergency generation reserves...

10 Feb 2021

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AI steps in to save Covid-affected retailersArticle

Eskom's loadshedding, alongside an enduring pandemic, have proven a devastating combination, repeatedly destroying historical data, and demanding a solution to predict the unpredictable...

Dean McCoubrey 3 Feb 2021

How to tackle 2021: What we're telling our clients
How to tackle 2021: What we're telling our clientsArticle

Now that we're getting a clearer sense of how 2021 may pan out, we've been working with our clients on the following broad factors that will influence how we handle their brands...

Issued by Brand Factor 2 Feb 2021

Why outdated data protection strategies put businesses at risk
Why outdated data protection strategies put businesses at riskArticle

The need to constantly back up critical data is not only now more crucial than ever but also requires that organisations understand the difference between remote and onsite backups...

Chris de Bruyn 25 Jan 2021

Safety tips for motorists during loadshedding
Safety tips for motorists during loadsheddingArticle

If you are still making your way to the office every day or spend time on the roads throughout the day, this is what you can do to ensure you stay safe on the roads despite congestion and traffic lights that do not work...

19 Jan 2021

Electricity customers should brace themselves for steeper increases. shutterstock
South Africa's electricity supply: what's tripping the switchArticle

Eskom, South Africa's state-owned power utility, has a litany of financial and operational problems. In 2017 the Goldman Sachs Group declared it the biggest risk to the South African economy...

Rod Crompton 14 Dec 2020

Several contributing factors set to potentially see property market through these tough times
Several contributing factors set to potentially see property market through these tough timesArticle

After last month's bleak Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement by finance minister Tito Mboweni, South Africans are settling in for a long and uncertain road to economic recovery...

Tony Clarke 24 Nov 2020

#Loeries2020: Day two winners
#Loeries2020: Day two winnersArticle

The Awards announced on day two of Loeries Creative Week 2020, Tuesday, 17 November, included Digital Communication, Digital Crafts, Integrated Campaign, Media Innovation and Young Creatives...

Jessica Tennant 17 Nov 2020

#BehindtheMask with... Ntsiki Mkhize, founder of MentHer
#BehindtheMask with... Ntsiki Mkhize, founder of MentHerArticle

This week, we go behind the mask with Ntsiki Mkhize, founder and chief social entrepreneur at MentHer, who recently took part in Liberty's Blue Table Sessions where she shared her financial and entrepreneurial journey...

Jessica Tennant 28 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Far apart, but still together with W17.world
#DoBizZA: Far apart, but still together with W17.worldArticle

Covid-19 has seen much of the globe encouraged to work from home where possible...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Aug 2020

Top 10 ways to navigate the new normal
Top 10 ways to navigate the new normalArticle

Never before have companies, individuals, organisations, societies and other entities and their staff been compelled to adapt to such massive change in such a short space of time due to the exigencies of the Covid-19 pandemic. Here's how you can navigate this situation when working from a home environment...

23 Jul 2020

Digital Kungfu delivers a 9 to 1 return on marketing investment for Axiz in under 4 weeks
Digital Kungfu delivers a 9 to 1 return on marketing investment for Axiz in under 4 weeksArticle

Digital Kungfu delivered a three-month lead generation campaign for Axiz in under four weeks, radically accelerating the tech distributor's sales pipeline with sales-ready deal opportunities...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 18 May 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on location choice and future living spaces
Impact of Covid-19 on location choice and future living spacesArticle

Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of the Pam Golding Property group, considers how the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing economic crisis will impact on our choice and location of accommodation and living spaces...

12 May 2020

The first two of 24 new solar and wind farms under construction were completed in February but there’s still a long way to go to boost electricity supply. GettyImages
Power shortages will remain a big challenge in a post-Covid-19 South AfricaArticle

The decline in economic activity precipitated by the spread of Covid-19 and ensuing lockdown in South Africa is also affecting the country's electricity supply dynamics...

Hartmut Winkler 24 Apr 2020

Food processing is exempt from the Covid-19 lockdown
Essential services and businesses allowed to operate under lockdownArticle

In a bid to contain and slow down the spread of the coronavirus in the country, South Africa will go on a nationwide lockdown at the stroke of midnight on Thursday for 21 days, with the exception of essential services...

24 Mar 2020

Our energy-efficient data centre saves you money
Our energy-efficient data centre saves you moneyArticle

Despite the warm summer months, the implementation of load shedding and continuous customer growth, xneelo's Samrand Data Centre keeps its cool...

Issued by xneelo 23 Mar 2020

Brand storytelling specialists Idea Hive are writing their own success story
Brand storytelling specialists Idea Hive are writing their own success storyArticle

For a team of specialist brand storytellers in Johannesburg, half a decade of creative sweat and agility has resulted in accelerated growth for this band of 20-something creatives...

Issued by GO Content Lab 20 Mar 2020

Loadshedding hits the unprepared in retail and hospitality
Loadshedding hits the unprepared in retail and hospitalityArticle

Eskom's ongoing loadshedding has disrupted the daily operations of many retailers and businesses within South Africa's hospitality industry, states research conducted by customer experience specialists nlighten.

11 Mar 2020

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28 Feb 2020

2020 Bookmark Awards finalists are announced
2020 Bookmark Awards finalists are announcedArticle

The IAB SA has announced the finalists for the 12th Annual Bookmark Awards being held at The Galleria in Sandton on Thursday, 19 March 2020...

Issued by IAB South Africa 24 Feb 2020

How to remain successful despite load shedding
How to remain successful despite load sheddingArticle

Load shedding has been a literal on and off game for South Africans...

Devan Moonsamy 24 Feb 2020

Most proposed solutions don’t address the systemic problems facing Eskom, in particular its parlous finances. Shutterstock
South Africa's energy crisis has triggered lots of ideas: why most are wrongArticle

Since late last year South Africans have, once again, been subjected to power cuts by the power utility, Eskom. The need for what's called loadshedding - planned power outages - led to the recent resignation of Eskom's chairperson and a flurry of concern about the current and future reliability of electricity supply...

Seán Mfundza Muller & Mike Muller 23 Jan 2020

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020
South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020Article

It is no surprise that South Africans view the year ahead with trepidation, however, younger South Africans are more optimistic than older people, and political party allegiance does make a difference to views on the future...

Issued by Ipsos 20 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Main threat to SA businesses in 2020 is uncertainty
#BizTrends2020: Main threat to SA businesses in 2020 is uncertaintyArticle

While South Africa's power crisis is reportedly costing the country up to R80bn a month, it is not loadshedding itself that is currently the biggest threat to the economy...

Karen Petersen 17 Jan 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Energy & Mining
#BestofBiz 2019: Energy & MiningArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

16 Dec 2019

What can SMEs do when the lights go out?
What can SMEs do when the lights go out?Article

As rolling power cuts are predicted for the coming weeks, the commercial sector will bear the brunt...

12 Dec 2019

How SMMEs can survive and thrive when load shedding strikes
How SMMEs can survive and thrive when load shedding strikesArticle

With the latest bout of load shedding underway, companies are no doubt anxious about the disruption it will have on their business...

10 Dec 2019

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Eskom's net profit growth crippled by R454bn debtArticle

While there's a miniscule glimmer of hope in Eskom's improved net profit and increased Ebidta (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation) for the six months ending on 30 September, financial and operational performance at the power utility remains a challenge...

29 Nov 2019

Court to hear CoCT's plea to buy power from sources other than Eskom
Court to hear CoCT's plea to buy power from sources other than EskomArticle

On 11 and 12 May 2020, the City of Cape Town will ask the Court for a declaratory order that will enable it to choose the type of power that it provides. Currently, it is determined that the City must procure its electricity from Eskom...

15 Nov 2019

South Africa's most effective agency for two years in a row
South Africa's most effective agency for two years in a rowArticle

Ogilvy South Africa celebrated a triumphant night at this year's Assegai Awards, hosted by the Direct Marketing Association of South Africa, to celebrate the most effective marketing in 2019...

Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 13 Nov 2019

MCs Nina Hastie and Tats Nkonzo. Image credit: Assegai Awards.
#AssegaiAwards2019: All the winnersArticle

The 2019 Assegai Awards was recently held at The Polo Room/Inanda Club in Sandton, Johannesburg...

13 Nov 2019

Business survival guide during load shedding
Business survival guide during load sheddingArticle

The recent return of load shedding serves as a reminder that every business owner and manager need to factor an unreliable power supply into its business plan...

17 Oct 2019

Energy planning can support the success of young businesses
Energy planning can support the success of young businessesArticle

Energy management is vital, even at times when there is no national energy supply crisis - and the small business sector is not helpless in terms of effecting changes that benefit themselves as well as their customers...

Lia Labuschagne, Issued by SAICA 19 Aug 2019

Aerial view of Kariba dam. Dmitriy Kandinskiy/Shutterstock
Quick-fix solutions to Zimbabwe's huge electricity crisisArticle

Zimbabwe's government has announced its facing critical power shortfalls. The country's anchor power producer, Kariba Dam, might have to stop production in weeks due to dropping water levels...

Moina Spooner 2 Jul 2019

David Tshabalala and Sarah Waiswa. Photo credit for Waiswa: Osborne Macharia.
#OneShow2019: David Tshabalala and Sarah Waiswa's online judging panel insightsArticle

The One Club for Creativity's Creative Week is just around the corner, taking place in New York City from 6 to 10 May 2019. To kick off our #AfricaMonth coverage, David Tshabalala and Sarah Waiswa share their experiences as online jurors on this year's Art Director's Club (ADC)'s illustration and photography panels respectively...

Leigh Andrews 30 Apr 2019

Re-imagining waste-to-energy for micro-generation
Re-imagining waste-to-energy for micro-generationArticle

The exploration of alternative energy sources and projects has been all the 'buzz' again, particularly in response to challenges Eskom continues to face...

Kate Stubbs 29 Apr 2019

Image source: Getty/Gallo
How much does Eskom need to fail before mines are forced to close?Article

If the Eskom crisis isn't resolved soon, the national unemployment crisis will become even more dire because of impending mass retrenchment in the mining industry...

Katherine Brown 24 Apr 2019

Mixed-use developments on the rise
Mixed-use developments on the riseArticle

Mixed-use developments are a shining star in the property world. Here's why they're so popular...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 18 Apr 2019

Advertising in-store; everything you need to know
Advertising in-store; everything you need to knowArticle

Advertising can be a weird thing. On the one hand, you cannot build a brand without it. On the other, it seems to be the first thing to go when times are tough and budgets are constrained...

Issued by MegaVision Media 15 Apr 2019

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