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An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But ...
An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But ...Article

The Best Documentary Feature gong for My Octopus Teacher at this year's Academy Awards has been seen by many critics as the type of underdog story Oscar loves. The film, directed by Pippa Erlich and James Reed, was - like the other South African-themed documentary to wow the Oscars, Searching for Sugarman - the feel-good choice.

Liani Maasdorp and Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk 30 Apr 2021

Rotary Africa event to unpack sustainable development of fashion and textiles
Rotary Africa event to unpack sustainable development of fashion and textilesArticle

The topic of sustainable textile development will be discussed by a panel at the upcoming Zone 22 Rotary Africa Centennial International Conference...

14 Apr 2021

All the Marketing Achievement Awards 2021 winners
All the Marketing Achievement Awards 2021 winnersArticle

The Marketing Achievement Awards (MAAs) took place last night by way of a premium virtual event, giving everyone the opportunity to safely participate in the evening's festivities...

Issued by Marketing Achievement Awards 1 Apr 2021

Farming fish in fresh water is more affordable and sustainable than in the ocean
Farming fish in fresh water is more affordable and sustainable than in the oceanArticle

Aquaculture is a growing source of healthy protein for millions of people around the world, but there are big differences between farming fish on land and at sea.

Ben Belton, Dave Little and Wenbo Zhang 30 Mar 2021

Marketing Achievement Awards announces Rising Star finalists for 2020/21
Marketing Achievement Awards announces Rising Star finalists for 2020/21Article

The Marketing Achievement Awards (MAAs) has announced the finalists for its Rising Star of the Year Award - the best and the brightest under the age of 35 who have consistently demonstrated excellent performance and who have the potential to become outstanding leaders in their profession...

29 Mar 2021

Accenture enters strategic marketing through partnership with MAA
Accenture enters strategic marketing through partnership with MAAArticle

Accenture Interactive has collaborated with the Marketing Achievement Awards (MAAs) to celebrate marketing professionals who excel in strategic marketing...

29 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: LegitLaw - the new self-service platform for basic business contracts
#StartupStory: LegitLaw - the new self-service platform for basic business contractsArticle

In the era of digitalisation, automation and self-help services, the legal sector has been slow to transform. LegitLaw is changing that with the launch of its legal tech-meets-online shopping platform...

Shan Radcliffe 18 Mar 2021

10 top activities on the KwaZulu-Natal Upper South Coast
10 top activities on the KwaZulu-Natal Upper South CoastArticle

Explore these family-friendly ecotourism offerings on the KwaZulu-Natal Upper South Coast.

29 Jan 2021

Why paying people to tolerate wildlife is not the magic bullet for conservation
Why paying people to tolerate wildlife is not the magic bullet for conservationArticle

Human-wildlife conflict is a complex issue globally. Whether it's mountain gorillas stealing bananas from farmers on the edge of Bwindi National Park in Uganda, or a pack of grey wolves raiding a cattle pen...

Alexander Richard Braczkowski et al. 12 Jan 2021

10 hotly-anticipated buildings set to be completed in 2021
10 hotly-anticipated buildings set to be completed in 2021Article

World Architetcure Community (WAC) has compiled a list of 10 hotly-anticipated buildings to be completed in 2021...

4 Jan 2021

Fewer tourists meant less money for wildlife during the pandemic - but there's an alternative
Fewer tourists meant less money for wildlife during the pandemic - but there's an alternativeArticle

"Nature is healing" read social media posts at the outset of the pandemic, as birdsong replaced the drone of traffic during lockdown. But for wildlife conservation in Africa, the reality was very different...

Joseph Hamm 24 Dec 2020

CannAfrica begins store rollout with first opening in Cape Town
CannAfrica begins store rollout with first opening in Cape TownArticle

CannAfrica is the lifestyle brand of Labat Healthcare, which is the retail division of the first JSE-listed cannabis company, Labat Africa...

21 Oct 2020

New professional learning platform in town
New professional learning platform in townArticle

SkillsTown, a Dutch-based online professional learning platform, has launched a modified version of its offering specifically for the South African market - called SkillsTown South Africa...

6 Oct 2020

A still from High Fantasy by Jenna Cato Bass. Proper Films/Big World Cinema.
Enter the micro-budget film: lockdown amplifies South African cinema trendsArticle

Making and distributing films in new ways, that are also cognisant of the global climate emergency, is going to become a growing trend not just in South Africa, but around the world...

Liani Maasdorp 28 Aug 2020

Top 10 countries in Africa for a safari holiday of your dreams
Top 10 countries in Africa for a safari holiday of your dreamsArticle

Dreaming of an African safari tour? Wondering which country in Africa offers the best safari experience?..

Issued by SA Shares 7 Aug 2020

The future is positive
The future is positiveArticle

Ian Mann, one of South Africa's most respected strategy and leadership consultants, shares his fact-based views on why the world is getting better...

Ian Mann, Issued by SAICA 23 Jul 2020

These are the 5 best places for an African safari with kids
These are the 5 best places for an African safari with kidsArticle

The best memories are made on the road. And for the little ones, unforgettable experiences in the African Savannah beats getting a new toy...

Issued by Orbeen 22 Jul 2020

Persistent rampant poverty has been blamed on the compromises made by the African National Congress during negotiations to end apartheid. EFE-EPA/Nic Bothma
Economic policy remains hotly contested in South Africa: this detailed history shows whyArticle

Economic inequality in post-apartheid South Africa has deepened. This is not what was expected...

Edward Webster 20 May 2020

Sappi announces financial results for 2nd quarter, responds to impact from Covid-19
Sappi announces financial results for 2nd quarter, responds to impact from Covid-19Article

Sappi has announced its financial results for the second quarter along with its response to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and its outlook for the rest of the year...

Issued by Sappi 7 May 2020

Good nutrition, a priority during Covid-19
Good nutrition, a priority during Covid-19Article

The global pandemic has stripped daily life down to the essentials, and we find ourselves under lockdown restrictions with our thoughts and actions around food set in a very different context to anything we have known before...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 29 Apr 2020

Sappi donates essential items and products for Covid-19 relief
Sappi donates essential items and products for Covid-19 reliefArticle

In an effort to provide some relief during the Covid-19 coronavirus global pandemic, Sappi Southern Africa has made available several donations of scarce items, such as hand sanitiser, face masks, nutritional porridge and paper products...

Issued by Sappi 20 Apr 2020

Dietician tips for #Covid-19 food shopping and preparation
Dietician tips for #Covid-19 food shopping and preparationArticle

Here's some advice from registered dietitians and Adsa (Association for Dietetics in South Africa) spokespeople, Jessica Byrne and Retha Harmse...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 2 Apr 2020

Mobile workforce of critical importance now
Mobile workforce of critical importance nowArticle

At Camsoft, it is business as usual as we have for many years now thoroughly embraced the remote working model...

Issued by Maximizer Software 20 Mar 2020

Billions are pouring into mobility technology - will the transport revolution live up to the hype?
Billions are pouring into mobility technology - will the transport revolution live up to the hype?Article

Over US$33bn was invested in mobility tech last year in response to claims it will transform our lives. Based on what we have seen so far, which of these promised solutions will be delivered?

Neil G Sipe 24 Feb 2020

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Parmalat SA is now Lactalis South AfricaArticle

Lactalis South Africa is the new name for dairy company Parmalat SA...

21 Feb 2020

Grand Parade sells Burger King South Africa to ECP
Grand Parade sells Burger King South Africa to ECPArticle

Grand Parade Investments has entered into an agreement to sell 100% of its interest in Burger King South Africa to Emerging Capital Partners...

19 Feb 2020

Asilia to launch first solar-powered microbrewery in the bush
Asilia to launch first solar-powered microbrewery in the bushArticle

To celebrate 15 years of Sayari, Asilia will be reimagining and rebuilding its luxury, eco-conscious camp in 2020. The new-look property will open in June 2020, in time for the annual wildebeest crossings of the Mara River...

18 Dec 2019

SA jeweller Shimansky to showcase at New York design fair
SA jeweller Shimansky to showcase at New York design fairArticle

South African jewellery design house Shimansky has been selected to showcase at the Salon Art + Design fair in New York City from 14 to 18 November 2019.

4 Nov 2019

How 4IR is solving unemployment
How 4IR is solving unemploymentArticle

There's been much in the media about the fourth industrial revolution and how it has the potential to change South Africa's economy for the better...

30 Oct 2019

Sappi Southern Africa awarded for export and investment in KZN
Sappi Southern Africa awarded for export and investment in KZNArticle

Sappi Southern Africa has been recognised for their contribution to promoting export competitiveness, having taken top honours at the 2019 KZN Exporter of the Year Awards...

Issued by Sappi 30 Oct 2019

Airbnb unveils its 20 trending destinations for 2020
Airbnb unveils its 20 trending destinations for 2020Article

Online marketplace Airbnb has unveiled its list of 20 trending destinations, based on year-over-year growth in bookings, for 2020...

10 Oct 2019

Image credit: Lisbon International Advertising Festival.
2019 Lisbon International Advertising Festival gets global grand juryArticle

The grand jury of the 2019 Lisbon International Advertising Festival has been announced...

19 Aug 2019

The 2019 Absa Top 10 Pinotage winners announced
The 2019 Absa Top 10 Pinotage winners announcedArticle

The top 10 winners not only represent the cream of the crop of South African Pinotage, but also serve as a reminder of the quality of South African wine as a whole...

16 Aug 2019

Sappi results for third financial quarter ended June 2019
Sappi results for third financial quarter ended June 2019Article

The group earnings excluding special items decreased from US$155m to US$118m, with profit for the period decreasing from US$51m to US$8m due to lower operating profit and a US$9m once-off finance cost charge for the refinancing of the 2022 bonds...

Issued by Sappi 2 Aug 2019

Left to right: MD for Ogilvy Joburg Elouise Kelly with newly-appointed CCO for Ogilvy Joburg Mathew Barnes. MD for Ogilvy Cape Town Vicki Buys with newly-appointed CCO for Ogilvy Cape Town Tseliso Rangaka.
Ogilvy South Africa restructures creative leadership teamsArticle

Ogilvy South Africa has promoted Tseliso Rangaka and Matthew Barnes to joint chief creative officer...

23 Jul 2019

Antimicrobials are frequently used on farms in developing countries to promote animal growth. ©
The scourge of antibiotics in animal feedArticle

Antibiotics are routinely added to animal feed in poor nations, fuelling superbugs. But new solutions are emerging, writes Aisling Irwin.

Aisling Irwin 11 Jul 2019

White paper aims at solving edge computing challenges
White paper aims at solving edge computing challengesArticle

Schneider Electric has released a new white paper entitled 'Solving Edge Computing Infrastructure Challenges'...

9 Jul 2019

#YouthMonth: 4 African travel adventures for all generations
#YouthMonth: 4 African travel adventures for all generationsArticle

It doesn't matter your age; we all love a good travel adventure. This #YouthMonth, we seek out incredible experiences to have in Africa that are perfect not only for Generation Z and millennials but all ages...

Jenna Berndt 27 Jun 2019

Would you eat meat grown from cells in a laboratory? Here's how it works
Would you eat meat grown from cells in a laboratory? Here's how it worksArticle

Fake meat may be the food of the future...

Leigh Ackland 25 Jun 2019

#AfricaMonth: 10 ultimate travel experiences in Africa
#AfricaMonth: 10 ultimate travel experiences in AfricaArticle

Wildlife, incredible landscapes, exciting road trips, centuries-old tribes and glorious beaches are just a few great travel experiences that make Africa one of the most desirable travel destinations in the world...

Natalia Rosa 21 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Africa's top leisure destinations for business travellers
#AfricaMonth: Africa's top leisure destinations for business travellersArticle

Intra-Africa travel should be a priority for every South African...

Jenna Berndt 21 May 2019

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DMaaS - a solution for mining's 4th Industrial RevolutionArticle

Mining has always been an intensive industry, from the perspective of resources, time, labour and people safety...

14 May 2019

DMaaS - a solution for the mining digital revolution?
DMaaS - a solution for the mining digital revolution?Article

Mining has always been an intensive industry, from the perspective of resources, time, labour and people safety...

14 May 2019

Sappi results for second financial quarter ended March 2019
Sappi results for second financial quarter ended March 2019Article

The business continued to be supported by the investments made in recent years to diversify the product portfolio with packaging and specialities sales volumes for the group up 18% and dissolving wood pulp (DWP) increasing by 16% year-on-year...

Issued by Sappi 13 May 2019

Making the best food choices for HIV and TB
Making the best food choices for HIV and TBArticle

HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis are two of the most prevalent infections in South Africa, and both conditions present nutritional challenges that must be met to effectively treat these diseases...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 9 May 2019

Demystifying DMaaS and why you need it
Demystifying DMaaS and why you need itArticle

The move towards "Everything as a Service" (XaaS) is revolutionising business...

Iniel Dreyer 3 May 2019

Ratanga returns in R57m Canal Walk upgrade
Ratanga returns in R57m Canal Walk upgradeArticle

Canal Walk Shopping Centre is set to undergo a multi-million-rand renovation, which will see a revamp of its food court and the inclusion of The Ratanga Family Entertainment Centre...

18 Apr 2019

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