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Have your say on GBV Bills
Have your say on GBV BillsArticle

Parliament has urged all South Africans to participate in the public consultation process to strengthen the current draft legislation dealing with gender-based violence (GBV)...

3 days ago

Andy Jury, CEO, Mukuru
How the social impact of remittances is aiding wellbeing in developing countriesArticle

As developing nations reel from the impact of the novel coronavirus and national lockdowns, communities and households are seeing their collective resilience and wellbeing put to a rigorous test...

Andy Jury 3 days ago

Zuneid Yousuf, chairman, African Green Resources.
Why the mining sector is vital to green industryArticle

Back in May 2019, the World Bank launched its Climate-Smart Mining initiative. It was the first fund dedicated to making mining for minerals climate-smart and sustainable...

Zuneid Yousuf 17 Sep 2020

The role of data science in money management
The role of data science in money managementArticle

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution underway, organisations that respond proactively and appropriately to technological changes will gain a competitive advantage...

Shriya Roy 16 Sep 2020

Do non-members of the Advertising Regulatory Board have to comply with its code?
Do non-members of the Advertising Regulatory Board have to comply with its code?Article

The short answer is "no...and yes". Here's the long answer...

Tammi Pretorius 15 Sep 2020

Louis Retief, general manager Innovation and IM, Exxaro.
How Covid-19 is driving the need for mining companies to accelerate digitalisationArticle

There's no doubt the Covid-19 pandemic has fundamentally shifted the world of business, forcing organisations across sectors to rethink their business models and implement responsive operational changes...

Louis Retief 15 Sep 2020

4 awards for City Lodge Hotels!
4 awards for City Lodge Hotels!Article

Guests have voted four hotels in the City Lodge Hotel Group as their favourites on Tripadvisor. Fairview Hotel and City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Courtyard Hotel Port Elizabeth and City Lodge Hotel Lynnwood in Pretoria...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 15 Sep 2020

Mponeng Mine
AngloGold Ashanti's sale of SA mines a done dealArticle

The sale of AngloGold Ashanti's remaining South African mines is scheduled to close on 30 September 2020, when the buyer, Harmony Gold will assume full ownership and operation of all assets and liabilities that form part of the transaction.

14 Sep 2020

SMEgo aims to streamline the funding application process for SMMEs
SMEgo aims to streamline the funding application process for SMMEsArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on the health of the South African SMME sector....

11 Sep 2020

Heritable genome editing not yet ready to be tried safely and effectively in humans
Heritable genome editing not yet ready to be tried safely and effectively in humansArticle

Heritable genome edits can be passed down to future generations, raising not only scientific and medical considerations but also a host of ethical, moral, and societal issues...

10 Sep 2020

How to harness the power of workforce analytics
How to harness the power of workforce analyticsArticle

Current trends right now, due to both technology and the Covid crisis, have brought terms like the "fourth industrial revolution", "artificial intelligence", "digitalisation" and "the Internet of Things" strongly to the fore...

Shaun Barnes 7 Sep 2020

New tax bill: Taxpayers could be criminally liable for honest mistakes
New tax bill: Taxpayers could be criminally liable for honest mistakesArticle

Section 34 of the draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill, 2020 proposes to amend section 234 of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 (TA Act), to remove willfulness (intention) from the range of acts that constitute an offence...

Kyle Fyfe 7 Sep 2020

Covid-19 testing at Exxaro operations. Photo: Exxaro
Miners outline Covid-19 strategiesArticle

Given it's nature, the mining industry has adopted various approaches to Covid-19 testing to reduce mitigating impact it has on operations...

7 Sep 2020

R4bn River Club development clears major obstacle
R4bn River Club development clears major obstacleArticle

The next step towards a massive R4bn development on the contested River Club site in Observatory, Cape Town, has been authorised by the provincial government...

Steve Kretzmann 31 Aug 2020

Home-buying in the unforgiving 2020 - it's good news if you have your affairs in order
Home-buying in the unforgiving 2020 - it's good news if you have your affairs in orderArticle

They say every cloud has a silver lining and many of us are desperate to discover that glistening edge in 2020 - a year that, thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, has been unlike anything we could have predicted at our December 31st celebrations...

Issued by Irvine Partners 28 Aug 2020

Kelello Nkadimeng
The struggle for the RDR to find its regulatory footingArticle

The Twin Peaks regulatory model (Twins Peaks) was implemented in April of 2018, fundamentally changing the South African financial regulatory system into two regulatory streams...

Kelello Nkadimeng 28 Aug 2020

Aubrey Chauke
New capital opportunities for tomorrow's coal sectorArticle

Despite huge advances in clean coal technologies, abundance of coal in the SADC region and Southern Africa's vast energy needs, and the reality that coal will remain an important element of South Africa's energy mix well beyond 2040...

Aubrey Chauke 26 Aug 2020

Re-inventing your business for market domination
Re-inventing your business for market dominationArticle

Is your business positioned to survive the economic downturn heading South Africa's way? Do you know where the market is heading post-Covid?..

Issued by Entrepreneurship School 20 Aug 2020

Anton Botha to head up new GVK-Siya Zama Civils unit
Anton Botha to head up new GVK-Siya Zama Civils unitArticle

GVK-Siya Zama has announced the addition of a Civils unit to its operational offering through which the company aims to fill the void left by companies in the industry that have had to close their doors...

18 Aug 2020

[REPORT]: Secondary education prepares youth for the future of work
[REPORT]: Secondary education prepares youth for the future of workArticle

Now is the time to rethink secondary education systems to ensure Africa's youth have the skills and knowledge to succeed in the workforce...

14 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'Generations to come are dependent on our unity' - Lungile Nkosi, The Pillow Fluffer
#WomensMonth: 'Generations to come are dependent on our unity' - Lungile Nkosi, The Pillow FlufferArticle

Lungile Nkosi is the entrepreneur behind The Pillow Fluffer Interiors, a black female-owned full interior design services company and content platform...

Sindy Peters 13 Aug 2020

Magazines ABC Q2 2020: Magazines non-submission reflects Covid-19 impact
Magazines ABC Q2 2020: Magazines non-submission reflects Covid-19 impactArticle

The period April to June 2020 of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for magazines is characterised by the negative effect of Covid-19 that has seen publishing houses closing and titles discontinued and terminated...

Danette Breitenbach 12 Aug 2020

Central bank (in the background) can no longer perform its function of being the lender of last resort. Shutterstock
Zimbabwe wants to raise money through a sovereign bond. Why this is ill-advisedArticle

The Zimbabwean government recently signed an agreement to pay 4,500 white farmers $3.5bn for infrastructure improvements on the land expropriated by the government during the chaotic land reform programme of 1997/8...

Misheck Mutize 11 Aug 2020

Could ghost kitchens and deliveries be the Covid-19 cure for SA's fast food industry?
Could ghost kitchens and deliveries be the Covid-19 cure for SA's fast food industry?Article

Insight Survey's latest SA Fast Food/QSR Landscape Report 2020 carefully unfolds the global and local fast food markets based on the latest information and research, including the impact of Covid-19...

Issued by Insight Survey 11 Aug 2020

#StartupStartAgain: There's no shame in starting again
#StartupStartAgain: There's no shame in starting againArticle

Many entrepreneurs will have no option but to close down their businesses. With the ravaging effects Covid-19 has had on the economy, formal employment may not be an alternative for many...

Allon Raiz 5 Aug 2020

Artscape's Women's Humanity Arts Fest to go virtual
Artscape's Women's Humanity Arts Fest to go virtualArticle

The Artscape Theatre's 2020 edition of the Women's Humanity Arts Festival, consisting of a series of live and pre-recorded online events, will be held online between 9 and 31 August...

3 Aug 2020

Why the African free trade area could be the game-changer for the continent's economies
Why the African free trade area could be the game-changer for the continent's economiesArticle

Most economists see structural transformation as one of the main routes to Africa's sustainable development...

Muazu Ibrahim 3 Aug 2020

Where mining meets energy: small operational changes reap great savings
Where mining meets energy: small operational changes reap great savingsArticle

There are opportunities for South Africa's mining sector to continue exploring cost-saving measures with improved energy efficiency, despite national energy constraints and a mining sector set to contract...

29 Jul 2020

Tebogo Modise, chair, Select Committee on Land Reform, Environment, Mineral Resources and Energy
Committee to look into re-skilling of mine workersArticle

The Mine Health and Safety Council has been established to look into re-skilling and training mine workers to mitigate the job losses in the sector as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic...

29 Jul 2020

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Do we suffer from late bloomer syndrome?Article

Prism Young judge Khangelani Dziba asks if we suffer from late bloomer syndrome...

Khangelani Dziba 28 Jul 2020

Latest JLL report examines key investment trends following Covid-19
Latest JLL report examines key investment trends following Covid-19Article

JLL's recently released 2019-2020 South Africa Investment report provides insights on key investment trends observed following the impact of Covid-19...

28 Jul 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

Scaled-down budget undermines agriculture as a pivotal sector for growth
Scaled-down budget undermines agriculture as a pivotal sector for growthArticle

Agri SA is of the opinion that the department's salary bill should be cut instead of its programmes for food security, land reform, production aid, infrastructure development in the form of Comprehensive Agricultural Support Programme and rural development...

27 Jul 2020

How to re-engage consumers to speed up post-pandemic recovery
How to re-engage consumers to speed up post-pandemic recoveryArticle

Understand how six distinct consumer tribes can help marketers to reshape their messaging, consumer experiences and even their innovation plans to drive recovery...

Issued by Kantar 24 Jul 2020

More doccies added to 2020 Encounters Fest lineup
More doccies added to 2020 Encounters Fest lineupArticle

More documentaries have been added to the 2020 Encounters Documentary Film Festival lineup. This year's festival programme will make almost all films on the programme free-of-charge to view on virtual platforms from 20 to 30 August 2020...

24 Jul 2020

The hydropower potential at the Grand Inga site on the Congo River, the largest remaining untapped hydropower potential in the world.
Why wind and solar would offer the DRC and South Africa better energy deals than Inga 3Article

Seven years ago the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) proposed the Inga 3 - a 4.8GW hydropower project on the Congo River - with great fanfare...

Grace C Wu & Ranjit Deshmukh 24 Jul 2020

Dr Godfrey Gandawa, special scientific advisor, Mixcorp
Powering mining with renewable energyArticle

The 56MW Agnew Hybrid Renewable Project, launched in May 2020, is set to provide Australia's mining industry with up to 50% more renewable energy.

23 Jul 2020

What does 5G mean for South African businesses?
What does 5G mean for South African businesses?Article

5G will provide 100 times more bandwidth than 4G, which means more availability and far greater speeds. It has the potential to revolutionise the world for both consumers and business...

Vishal Barapatre 22 Jul 2020

SMEs and economic viability beyond the life of mines
SMEs and economic viability beyond the life of minesArticle

A partnership between Exxaro and the Small Business Institute (SBI) will focus on the functional and economic viability of small towns beyond the life of mines...

20 Jul 2020

Partnership formed to promote the development of SMEs in SA
Partnership formed to promote the development of SMEs in SAArticle

Exxaro and the Small Business Institute (SBI) announced a collaboration to promote the development of small and medium-sized enterprises in South Africa...

20 Jul 2020

National Geographic announces limited series 'Barkskins' to premiere with back-to-back episodes over 4 weeks beginning Thursday, 13 August
National Geographic announces limited series 'Barkskins' to premiere with back-to-back episodes over 4 weeks beginning Thursday, 13 AugustArticle

Barkskins premieres Thursday, 13 August at 9pm (CAT) on National Geographic (DStv 181, StarSat 220) with a double bill of episodes each week...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 20 Jul 2020

Report examines food price drivers and discrepancies during pandemic
Report examines food price drivers and discrepancies during pandemicArticle

The Competition Commission said that of the 1,600 complaints received under the excessive pricing and consumer protection regulations by the end of June, 19% related to basic food products...

17 Jul 2020

SA alcohol industry requests data informing renewed ban
SA alcohol industry requests data informing renewed banArticle

Stakeholders in South Africa's alcohol industry are requesting the research data that informed the recent reinstatement of the ban on sales and distribution of alcohol...

17 Jul 2020

Warc Media Awards announces 2020 Best Use of Data jury
Warc Media Awards announces 2020 Best Use of Data juryArticle

The jury of 14 client-side and agency-side senior industry executives, will award case studies that best use data in an effective communications strategy...

16 Jul 2020

Akinwumi Adesina leads a bank that has the USA as its second largest shareholder. CGIAR/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-NC-SA
Independence is at the heart of the African Development Bank's ability to be effectiveArticle

Independence is a cardinal pillar for organisations that are set up to deliver a public good. Their success depends on it...

Kalu Ojah 13 Jul 2020

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