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Outreach Engineering, Wits Healthcare Innovation merge to scale impact
Outreach Engineering, Wits Healthcare Innovation merge to scale impactArticle

Following a successful track record, Outreach Engineering and Wits Healthcare Innovation are merging to scale up their work...

22 hours ago

Public arts festival (Un)Infecting the City to take place May and June
Public arts festival (Un)Infecting the City to take place May and JuneArticle

The University of Cape Town's (UCT) Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) will present Infecting the City, which has been renamed (Un)Infecting the City for this year, during May and June 2021.

3 days ago

Former Spur CEO Pierre Van Tonder in critical condition
Former Spur CEO Pierre Van Tonder in critical conditionArticle

Spur Corporation's recently retired CEO, Pierre Van Tonder, is in critical condition after an apparent suicide attempt...

3 May 2021

20% of new mothers in peri-urban areas suffer from suicidal thoughts
20% of new mothers in peri-urban areas suffer from suicidal thoughtsArticle

One in five pregnant women and new mothers living in peri-urban areas investigated in UCT's Drakenstein Child Health Study are likely to experience suicidal thoughts...

30 Apr 2021

Howard Audio and Ooredoo: Making the internet a better place
Howard Audio and Ooredoo: Making the internet a better placeArticle

Broadcast in seven Arab countries during the holy month of Ramadan for cellular provider, Ooredoo, Howard Audio composed the original music and performed all final mix and sound design, recording voices remotely, such as Ian Russel based in the USA...

Issued by Howard Audio 23 Apr 2021

4 ways organisations can help employees fight burnout
4 ways organisations can help employees fight burnoutArticle

Lyndy van den Barselaar offers four ways that organisations can mitigate employee burnout and foster resiliency in the workplace...

Lyndy van den Barselaar 21 Apr 2021

Using Google's chatbot technology to prioritise the mental health of students at UP
Using Google's chatbot technology to prioritise the mental health of students at UPArticle

The University of Pretoria's Student Counselling Unit and DotModus designed and built a first-of-its-kind counselling chatbot for university students as part of their Student Counselling Unit-Bot (Scu-B) initiative...

Issued by DotModus 13 Apr 2021

Register for the annual 2021 Trend Talk hosted by Media24 editors
Register for the annual 2021 Trend Talk hosted by Media24 editorsArticle

The pandemic has turned the world upside down and has significantly altered the wants, needs and values of consumers, and now the big question is: Are these changes here to stay?..

Issued by Media24 Lifestyle 12 Apr 2021

Helping teachers manage Covid burnout and stress
Helping teachers manage Covid burnout and stressArticle

Sacap is inviting all teachers and educators to join the 90-minute Sacap Mental Health Toolkit for Teachers webinar, which will take place on Saturday, 10 April 2021 from 9am to 10.30am...

Issued by SACAP 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

Can CBD help treat symptoms of anxiety?
Can CBD help treat symptoms of anxiety?Article

Did you know that anxiety affects more than 300 million people worldwide1, with as many as one in six South Africans suffering from this mental health disorder?...

Issued by Adco CBD 30 Mar 2021

The Suit Life: Responsible advertising
The Suit Life: Responsible advertisingArticle

When I use the term "responsible advertising", it's a multifaceted expression of what advertising should be, but in many cases, is not...

Craig Naicker 26 Mar 2021

Motivating your team when the traditional reward levers aren't available
Motivating your team when the traditional reward levers aren't availableArticle

What measures and incentives can be offered when some of the traditional carrot-stick motivators aren't available? Asks Lumminos MD Julia Kerr Henkel...

Julia Kerr Henkel, Issued by Lumminos 25 Mar 2021

10 lessons for the classroom from 12 months of Covid
10 lessons for the classroom from 12 months of CovidArticle

Stacey Brewer, co-founder and CEO of Spark Schools, shares 10 lessons she's learned over the past 12 months...

Stacey Brewer 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

10 tips for coping with stress and anxiety as a business owner
10 tips for coping with stress and anxiety as a business ownerArticle

Retail Capital's chief brand officer, Erin Louw outlines 10 simple strategies that you can use to ease the burden of anxiety on yourself, your family and your team...

Erin Louw 18 Mar 2021

Children are eating too much poor nutrient quality food and too little of good nutrient quality food. Shutterstock
South Africa needs to change direction on maternal health to solve child malnutritionArticle

When we think about nurturing healthy children, we need to adopt a life course approach to maternal nutrition. In other words, a women's health for the benefit of herself and her child must be prioritised early in life...

Chantell Witten & Shane Norris 9 Mar 2021

4 global trends driving post-pandemic business recovery - Mercer's Global Talent Trends report
4 global trends driving post-pandemic business recovery - Mercer's Global Talent Trends reportArticle

Mercer's Global Talent Trends 2020-2021 report has revealed four trends that will assist companies during the post-pandemic recovery...

Shan Radcliffe 8 Mar 2021

3 ways to ensure 'wellness' tourism provides a post-pandemic opportunity for the travel industry
3 ways to ensure 'wellness' tourism provides a post-pandemic opportunity for the travel industryArticle

With the right preparation, specialist destinations can benefit from an expected increase in demand...

Jaeyeon Choe and Michael Di Giovine 8 Mar 2021

Real estate under the spotlight: Is sustainability becoming mainstream?
Real estate under the spotlight: Is sustainability becoming mainstream?Article

As the world grapples with the uncertainty surrounding the long-term implications of Covid-19, there is a measure of agreement on one thing...

4 Mar 2021

Co-working a win-win for employer and employee
Co-working a win-win for employer and employeeArticle

A recent survey by Robert Walters Group found that employers are not keen on employees working from home after lockdown, despite most employees wanting to continue working remotely...

Louis Fourie, Issued by Venture Workspace 4 Mar 2021

From mobile first to mobile forced: What SA marketers need to know
From mobile first to mobile forced: What SA marketers need to knowArticle

South Africans became 'mobile forced' during lockdown. As marketers, when planning our mobile marketing campaigns, we need to learn how to overcome the challenges, leverage the trends and take advantage of the opportunities...

Issued by Mobitainment 3 Mar 2021

'All is well' - remain positive and embrace change in times of uncertainty
'All is well' - remain positive and embrace change in times of uncertaintyArticle

As a senior lecturer in the psychology department at Cornerstone Institute, I endeavour to inspire and support students. I help them to believe in their full potential, despite circumstances that can be debilitating...

Dr Sharon Johnson, Issued by Cornerstone Institute 24 Feb 2021

Regular, structured exercise sufficient to lower risk of mental illness - study
Regular, structured exercise sufficient to lower risk of mental illness - studyArticle

Maintaining an active lifestyle and exercising regularly has stronger mental health benefits than intermittent bouts of intense aerobic activity, a new study has found...

Issued by Leap Communications 23 Feb 2021

Employee wellness is changing - 3 ways to keep up
Employee wellness is changing - 3 ways to keep upArticle

Businesses are only as healthy as the people that run them. And many of us are ailing...

Donna Kimmel 15 Feb 2021

What to expect from the 2021 hybrid Kucheza Afrika Festival
What to expect from the 2021 hybrid Kucheza Afrika FestivalArticle

The 2021 Programme of Kucheza Afrika Festival will take place online and at the South African State Theatre (SAST) from 1 to 11 April. This year's programme boasts the dance fraternity's renowned dancers such as Vincent Mantsoe, Lulu Mlangeni, Bailey Snyman, Nicola Haskins, Ignatius van Heerden, Fana Tshabalala, Thulani Chauke, Mdu Nhlapo and more.

15 Feb 2021

Tennis Paralympian Kgothatso Montjane named Discovery Vitality Ambassador
Tennis Paralympian Kgothatso Montjane named Discovery Vitality AmbassadorArticle

Discovery is proud to announce Paralympian Kgothatso 'KG' Montjane as a Discovery Vitality Ambassador...

Issued by Optimize Agency 10 Feb 2021

DrinkIQ resource relaunched to encourage mindful drinking
DrinkIQ resource relaunched to encourage mindful drinkingArticle

DrinkIQ.com, an online resource developed by Diageo and initiated globally, was recently relaunched to provide updated and comprehensive information on alcohol to the South African public...

9 Feb 2021

Safer Internet Day 2021: More time online, less education a problem for SA's teens
Safer Internet Day 2021: More time online, less education a problem for SA's teensArticle

Safer Internet Day is being celebrated on 9 February with the theme of bringing various stakeholders 'Together For A Better Internet'. There remains a gaping hole in digital education to guide and protect kids online...

8 Feb 2021

Nature: how do you put a price on something that has infinite worth?
Nature: how do you put a price on something that has infinite worth?Article

There's a new nature conservation strategy in town - and it means business...

Tom Oliver 8 Feb 2021

The business model has forever been disrupted
The business model has forever been disruptedArticle

Working from home is the new normal but business owners must have the right processes in place to remain productive...

4 Feb 2021

Coding for girls: a glimmer of hope in a coding boot camp
Coding for girls: a glimmer of hope in a coding boot campArticle

In early December 2020, a 10-day coding boot camp, organised by the UN Economic Commission for Africa and...

Dr Mwarumba Mwavita 4 Feb 2021

Accelerating access to palliative care is a fundamental human right
Accelerating access to palliative care is a fundamental human rightArticle

A webinar, focused on highlighting the imperative for a concerted and collaborative effort to accelerate access to palliative care during Covid-19 and beyond, took place on Sunday, 24 January 2021...

Issued by MANGO-OMC 3 Feb 2021

What is sustainability accounting? What does ESG mean? We have answers
What is sustainability accounting? What does ESG mean? We have answersArticle

Sustainability is a hot topic today due to increasing awareness of climate change and inequality, among other pressing issues...

Leanne Keddie 3 Feb 2021

NWU to mentally gear up South Africa's Olympic athletes
NWU to mentally gear up South Africa's Olympic athletesArticle

The Centre for Health and Human Performance (CHHP) at the North-West University (NWU) recently joined forces with the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) to support Team South Africa as a preferred provider in its preparation for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 2 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

How Covid-19 could transform non-profit organisations
How Covid-19 could transform non-profit organisationsArticle

Covid-19 has been disruptive to non-profit organisations that are, in many cases, already operating on a shoestring...

Brent McKnight and Julie Gouweloos 1 Feb 2021

Girl Effect's Springster and HelloFCB+ bring 'Girl Possible' to life to help inspire, support young girls to dream big
Girl Effect's Springster and HelloFCB+ bring 'Girl Possible' to life to help inspire, support young girls to dream bigArticle

HelloFCB+ supported Girl Effect with its 'Girl Possible' campaign, creating content focussed on encouraging girls to think about their aspirations for their future and economic goals...

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 25 Jan 2021

Get the GRC tools to face the challenges of business in the next normalArticle

The next LexisNexis GRC webinar entitled Ensuring Your Business is Proactive with Regulatory Requirements will be held on Thursday, 28 January 2021 at 10am...

Issued by LexisNexis 22 Jan 2021

James Kinney sheds some light on joining Ogilvy North America
James Kinney sheds some light on joining Ogilvy North AmericaArticle

Ogilvy recently announced that James Nicholas Kinney has been appointed global chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer and chief people officer for North America...

Evan-Lee Courie 19 Jan 2021

Top 10 global consumer trends for 2021 - Euromonitor
Top 10 global consumer trends for 2021 - EuromonitorArticle

The top trends that Euromonitor believes will define consumer behaviour and influence business strategies in the year ahead...

19 Jan 2021

From reactive to responsive: IC trends in 2021
From reactive to responsive: IC trends in 2021Article

Adopt, adapt or pivot? We share some of the top trends taking internal communications from reactive to responsive in 2021...

Issued by icandi CQ 19 Jan 2021

Report reveals the impact of Covid-19 on journalism
Report reveals the impact of Covid-19 on journalismArticle

The Thomson Reuters Foundation has released a report containing the voices of journalists working across the Global South and Emerging Economies highlighting the challenges faced by the profession during the pandemic...

15 Jan 2021

#BehindtheMask: Alex Caige, host of Daybreak with Alex Caige on 947
#BehindtheMask: Alex Caige, host of Daybreak with Alex Caige on 947Article

I catch up with Alex Caige, host of Daybreak with Alex Caige on 947, to find out what's really behind his 'mask'...

Evan-Lee Courie 13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021
#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021Article

The speed with which the C-suite was tasked with managing monumental change as the Covid-19 pandemic took hold is unprecedented. However, one thing is becoming clear: no "new normal" is possible without robust new communication skills...

Annelize van Rensburg 12 Jan 2021

Johan Botes
#BizTrends2021: The post-pandemic workplace - a look at key trendsArticle

Putting the brakes on business travel and physical offices due to tech transformation...

Johan Botes 11 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The emerging plant-based paradigm - 7 trends for 2021
#BizTrends2021: The emerging plant-based paradigm - 7 trends for 2021Article

The plant-based movement has become an unstoppable trend globally as well as in South Africa during the last few years. Entrepreneur, food consultant and plant based advocate Mira Weiner highlights seven key plant-based trends for 2021...

Mira Weiner 11 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Finding purpose and wellbeing through travel
#BizTrends2021: Finding purpose and wellbeing through travelArticle

So what will travel look like in 2021 and going forward? One is understandably hesitant to make any confident predictions apart from the most obvious one being that 2021 will most likely continue to be a very difficult year for the global travel and tourism sector. If I had to highlight a few travel trends for the coming year and beyond, these would stand out...

Mariette du Toit-Helmbold 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemployment
#BizTrends2021: Finding solutions to the complexities of 21st century youth unemploymentArticle

There are many factors affecting the global youth unemployment crisis. Tackling the situation starts with offering equal access to quality education...

Gabriel Hamuy 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Leadership during Covid-19 and beyond
#BizTrends2021: Leadership during Covid-19 and beyondArticle

Popularised by the US Army as a result of the extreme conditions in Afghanistan and Iraq, the acronym VUCA - volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity - was widely used to refer to our pre-Covid world... Then the pandemic hit...

Faeeza Khan 4 Jan 2021

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