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Google is helping in the road to economic recovery
Google is helping in the road to economic recoveryArticle

Google has announced plans to help businesses, job seekers, educational institutions and vulnerable populations as they grapple with the "new normal"...

15 Sep 2020

Clicks commits to boost spending on SMMEs
Clicks commits to boost spending on SMMEsArticle

The Clicks Group has committed to increase spending on SMMEs and support local beauty and haircare brands, and other products...

11 Sep 2020

Localisation: Supporting a strong recovery in SA manufacturing
Localisation: Supporting a strong recovery in SA manufacturingArticle

Many people re-discovered their enthusiasm for local production during the disruptive, bewildering early days of the pandemic. The result is 'localisation', an emerging trend that could revitalise local factories...

1 Sep 2020

Letlhogonolo Thobejane
#WomensMonth: KFC's Nolo Thobejane on achieving QSR success in AfricaArticle

Letlhogonolo Thobejane travels across the continent overseeing restaurant operations and contributing to the success of the KFC brand in Africa...

28 Aug 2020

Covid-19 catapults businesses into new ways of working
Covid-19 catapults businesses into new ways of workingArticle

Since the Brundtland Commission coined the phrase "sustainable development" in the late eighties, sustainability has had a bad rap...

Christelle Marais 27 Aug 2020

GGDA's plans to reignite Gauteng's economy
GGDA's plans to reignite Gauteng's economyArticle

The Gauteng Growth Development Agency (GGDA) continues to accelerate its strategic intent to grow the province's economy...

25 Aug 2020

Tractor supports WOO in worldwide #oursecondchance DOOH campaign
Tractor supports WOO in worldwide #oursecondchance DOOH campaignArticle

Tractor is proudly one of the many media owners to partake in the #oursecondchance global campaign by New Commercial Arts...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 19 Aug 2020

Primedia Outdoor proudly supports #OurSecondChance, the world's biggest digital OOH campaign to date
Primedia Outdoor proudly supports #OurSecondChance, the world's biggest digital OOH campaign to dateArticle

Primedia Outdoor joined many other out of home media owners from across the world in support of the new global digital out of home (DOOH) campaign from The World Out of Home Organisation (WOO)...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 14 Aug 2020

African self-reliance in meeting Covid-19 challenges
African self-reliance in meeting Covid-19 challengesArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed the extent of Africa's reliance on imports...

28 Jul 2020

Supporting manufacturers through a time of change
Supporting manufacturers through a time of changeArticle

Manufacturing is a key driver of job creation and national economies in general. But a component of manufacturing that is often taken for granted is supply chains...

Christopher Veerasamy 6 Jul 2020

Agile global supply chains: Supporting manufacturers through a time of change
Agile global supply chains: Supporting manufacturers through a time of changeArticle

Manufacturing is a key driver of job creation and national economies in general. But a component of manufacturing that is often taken for granted is supply chains...

Christopher Veerasamy 2 Jul 2020

Marubini Raphulu, CEO, Hulisani
Wind and hydrogen have the power to drive exports marketArticle

South Africa can lay the foundations for a new power export market by coupling its renewable energy economic stimulus to non-electricity prospects..

1 Jul 2020

#SupplementaryBudget: Structural reforms must be fast-tracked to increase transformation
#SupplementaryBudget: Structural reforms must be fast-tracked to increase transformationArticle

The South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) notes with concern the recent Supplementary Budget presented by the minister of finance, Tito Mboweni...

Tholo Makhaola 29 Jun 2020

Mining companies resilient in face of Covid-19 but must adapt to wider risks
Mining companies resilient in face of Covid-19 but must adapt to wider risksArticle

Strong financial performances in 2019 mean the big mining companies are in a strong and resilient position to weather the economic uncertainty created by Covid-19...

12 Jun 2020

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Is your brilliant global idea just greek to your audience?Article

While the choice for brands, as they travel across cultures, is between a standardised global approach or localisation (both of which have pros and cons), the key to global brand success lies in not just adapting talent and messaging, but adapting to the actual values and therefore the culture of the region in which they market...

Stuart Walsh 9 Jun 2020

Renewables are here to stay and grow
Renewables are here to stay and growArticle

According to the International Energy Agency, 72% of all installed power capacity globally in 2019 originated from renewable energy, and it expects it to grow in 2020, despite the pandemic...

Nicci Botha 1 Jun 2020

Level 3: Green light for takeaways and booze, but tobacco ban remains
Level 3: Green light for takeaways and booze, but tobacco ban remainsArticle

The ban on cigarettes and related tobacco products will remain in place, but alcohol will be permitted for sale on certain days of the week...

Lauren Hartzenberg 28 May 2020

Covid-19 disrupting fashion value chains
Covid-19 disrupting fashion value chainsArticle

African Fashion International (AFI) could never have imagined hosting the last day of Fashion Week to an eerily empty CTICC, livestreaming the entire schedule of evening shows. Little did we know, five years ago, the online streaming service that we had introduced would soon be the new normal...

Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe 13 May 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on small and micro businesses in SA
The impact of Covid-19 on small and micro businesses in SAArticle

In almost all the messages, strategies and press conferences we have seen in these tough times of a global pandemic, one thing is clear in the world of SMMEs...

Lindiwe Kunene 8 May 2020

GSMA reveals 'State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money'
GSMA reveals 'State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money'Article

The GSMA has unveiled the annual 'State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money', offering a view of the mobile money landscape...

30 Mar 2020

A sanitation game changer for Africa and the world
A sanitation game changer for Africa and the worldArticle

Millions of South Africans are among the four billion-plus people that are without decent and sustainable sanitation in the world. And our horror stories are well documented...

Jay Bhagwan 24 Feb 2020

Seydou Kane, managing director, Eaton South Africa
Effective storage solutions essential to a successful Eskom turnaroundArticle

The Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) gazetted in October 2019 emphasises that South Africa will continue to pursue a diversified energy mix that reduces reliance on limited primary energy resources...

Seydou Kane 21 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Reimagine employer branding in the roaring '20s
#BizTrends2020: Reimagine employer branding in the roaring '20sArticle

One hundred years have now passed since the beginning of the infamous roaring '20s - an era of dramatic economic, social and political uncertainty, together with much technological development and change - a world no different to what we are facing now...

Celeste Sirin 9 Jan 2020

Video Exchange Africa, AfricaCom Panel (L-R): Siddhartha Roy, Cees van Versendaal, Russell Southwood, Ryan Solovei.
#AfricaCom: The many VOD marketsArticle

Video on Demand in Africa is hampered by high data costs and driven by consumer behaviour change...

Louise Marsland 25 Nov 2019

Creating relevant brands for African audiences
Creating relevant brands for African audiencesArticle

WarnerMedia recently hosted a panel discussion around creating relevant brands for African audiences at Discop Johannesburg 2019. Julien Borde, head of Channels for France, French-speaking territories, Africa and Israel tells us more about how the company plans to implement these insights across the African market...

Jessica Tennant 22 Nov 2019

Cookhouse Windfarm
Renewables unlock economy opportunitiesArticle

As South Africa's energy sector transitions from high dependency on coal for electricity production to clean energy sources such as wind and solar PV, there are several growth opportunities that can be realised in the economy...

21 Nov 2019

#WorldToiletDay: Catalysing a new sanitation paradigm for South Africa
#WorldToiletDay: Catalysing a new sanitation paradigm for South AfricaArticle

There are many reasons to celebrate a hygienic toilet, chief among them is that it serves as one of the most important medical devices in a house along with clean water supply...

Dr Sudhir Pillay and Akin Akinsete 18 Nov 2019

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Radisson RED targets millennial mindsetArticle

According to financial services company UBS, millennials could be worth $24tn by 2020. To capitalise on how this growing market will impact the hotel industry, Radisson RED plans to expand its offering and further develop its brand...

Eugene Yiga 18 Nov 2019

How a 'brown revolution' can secure our water future
How a 'brown revolution' can secure our water futureArticle

There has been a lot of concern and complaints but very few solutions for our water-stressed country that's coupled with perverse water-use behaviours...

Jay Bhagwan 13 Nov 2019

It's adapt or die for humanitarian organisations
It's adapt or die for humanitarian organisationsArticle

Across the globe humanitarian and social purpose organisations are grappling with an uncertain future. Not only is there less money to go around, the sector is becoming more crowded and competitive...

Issued by Next Generation 12 Nov 2019

Continuous adaptation: Staying ahead of customer needs
Continuous adaptation: Staying ahead of customer needsArticle

As customers' needs evolve, retailers must adapt to meet those needs, or better yet, stay ahead of them. Retailers must rethink the traditional test and learn cycles...

Melissa Campbell 8 Nov 2019

The future of African innovation
The future of African innovationArticle

Innovation is vital to our development as a country...

21 Oct 2019

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister, Gwede Mantashe
Coal remains primary energy source in IRP2019Article

The latest iteration of Integrated Resource Plan (IRP2019) reflects what Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has been saying for some time.

18 Oct 2019

International SEO takes its place as leading digital marketing strategy
International SEO takes its place as leading digital marketing strategyArticle

Without a doubt, digital marketing has effectively moved into a position as one of the core business strategies...

Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 17 Oct 2019

New minister to address NAAMSA Conference
New minister to address NAAMSA ConferenceArticle

The Minister of Trade and Industry Ebrahim Patel is expected to head a list of very well qualified speakers at the NAAMSA Automotive Conference which takes place on Thursday, 22 August...

Issued by Festival of Motoring 14 Aug 2019

How SAB (almost completely) localised its supply chain
How SAB (almost completely) localised its supply chainArticle

The South African Breweries sources nearly all of its raw materials - used in the brewing process - from local South African suppliers...

31 Jul 2019

New report reveals customers want security, service and localised experiences
New report reveals customers want security, service and localised experiencesArticle

According to a new CMO Council's report, Reshaping Global Engagement Operations, today's customer is seeking security, service and localised experiences based on local language and culture...

25 Jun 2019

Gaopalelwe Santswere, executive chairman of SAYNPS. Image Chege Publishing
Why nuclear should be considered as a viable option for economic growthArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa rightly pointed out in his State of the Nation Address (Sona) the devastating effects of climate change on our planet and motivated for adding more renewable and clean energy to our national energy mix.

Gaopalelwe Santswere 24 Jun 2019

Dr Corrin Varady, CEO of IDEA Digital Education.
How South African businesses are making it in AfricaArticle

Disruptors and innovative businesses are using technology, among other innovations, to expand into territories previously fraught with countless barriers to entry....

17 Jun 2019

Spark Media, CEO, Gill Randall. Image supplied.
#Roots2019: Local is lekkerArticle

An effective media plan targets the mental availability of the consumer to get their attention and nudge them into action, otherwise, it is just a wasted pair of eyeballs...

Danette Breitenbach 11 Jun 2019

Burger King Chile and Uber Eats give away 3,000 Whoppers to everyone who lives on a street with a name related to royalty
Burger King Chile and Uber Eats give away 3,000 Whoppers to everyone who lives on a street with a name related to royaltyArticle

To officially launch their delivery service in Chile, the fast food network has joined Uber Eats, to give away over 3,000 Whoppers to all those who live on a street with a name related to royalty...

Issued by Burger King 5 Jun 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
New premium FTA content for Nigerian viewersArticle

Nigeria launches new premium channels with custom content for viewers...

23 May 2019

LG develops own AI Chip
LG develops own AI ChipArticle

LG has developed its own artificial intelligence chip (AI Chip) with proprietary LG Neural Engine...

21 May 2019

Defy ramps up SA production with R1bn investment
Defy ramps up SA production with R1bn investmentArticle

Home appliance brand Defy, a subsidiary of Arcelik Global, has invested more than R1billion in upgrading three local production centres to serve as its strategic manufacturing hub...

25 Apr 2019

#WTMA19: How tourism became an economic saving grace in sub-Saharan Africa
#WTMA19: How tourism became an economic saving grace in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

A growing number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa have started looking to tourism as a viable option for revenue generation...

Maroefah Smith 17 Apr 2019

R400m food manufacturing plant launches in Gauteng
R400m food manufacturing plant launches in GautengArticle

The doors have officially opened to a new 22,700m² food production facility belonging to In2food, in the OR Tambo Special Economic Zone in Johannesburg...

10 Apr 2019

Toyosi Craig
Concentrated solar power could ease SA's electricity woesArticle

South Africans were caught off guard recently when Eskom implemented load-shedding.

Alec Basson 12 Mar 2019

Can South Africa keep the lights on? flickr/ Paul Saad
Is South Africa on the cusp of a major shift in energy policy?Article

South Africans go to the polls this year. And for the first time the country's energy future is becoming a significant subject of contestation...

Hartmut Winkler 5 Mar 2019

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