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Durban Port aims to reclaim its place as the best-performing port in Africa
Durban Port aims to reclaim its place as the best-performing port in AfricaArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa says through both operational improvements and structural reforms, the Durban Port will reclaim its place as the best-performing port in Africa...

20 Apr 2021

How blockchain could help the world meet the UN's global goals in higher education
How blockchain could help the world meet the UN's global goals in higher educationArticle

Improving quality of life for people globally means investing in education...

Rory McGreal 20 Jan 2021

How to fund your 2021 journey through higher education
How to fund your 2021 journey through higher educationArticle

"Education is a powerful tool that helps to advance societies, driving innovation and birthing new industries that boost economies," says Leana de Beer, CEO of Feenix. But for many young South Africans, tertiary education is restricted - often seen to be expensive or out of reach for those who can't get funding through NSFAS, bursaries or student loans...

11 Jan 2021

Nutrition in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic
Nutrition in the context of the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic highlighted the challenges of food insecurity, hunger, and malnutrition that existed prior to the outbreak, but which are now affecting more individuals and households...

Issued by University of the Free State 28 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: Suzanne Morel shares how Mastercard SA is powering up women in SA
#WomensMonth: Suzanne Morel shares how Mastercard SA is powering up women in SAArticle

Suzanne Morel, country manager for Mastercard SA, shares some insights into how Mastercard is giving power to women...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 Aug 2020

Some seeking more space while others still see benefit of compact living
Some seeking more space while others still see benefit of compact livingArticle

While some are heading for more spacious, freestanding homes with open spaces, due to the Covid-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown, others, in contrast, still see the benefits of more compact, manageable accommodation...

20 Jul 2020

Nile University of Nigeria joins Honoris network
Nile University of Nigeria joins Honoris networkArticle

Known for its strong academic credentials and best-in-class faculties, the Nile University of Nigeria is the latest institution to join the Honoris United Universities network, it was announced today, 2 July 2020...

2 Jul 2020

Maria Helena Semedo, deputy director-general, UN FAO
We must act now to avert an imminent food crisis in AfricaArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has reached Africa at a time when the continent is already grappling with multiple crises...

Maria Helena Semedo 30 Jun 2020

Call for action to address malnutrition in all its forms
Call for action to address malnutrition in all its formsArticle

The coronavirus pandemic has emphasised the importance of food security and nutritional wellbeing for all South Africans and has exposed the vulnerability and weaknesses of our food systems. In view of this, we call on the government to address malnutrition in all its forms...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 17 Jun 2020

The Kampala-Entebbe expressway.
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Massive African infrastructure projects often hurt, rather than help, local peopleArticle

Big infrastructure projects are always controversial. Yet in parts of the world associated with severely deficient infrastructure, the positive value of major infrastructure investments is often taken as a given...

Tom Goodfellow 18 Mar 2020

Rondebosch golf club: City of Cape Town accused of subsidising the wealthy elite
Rondebosch golf club: City of Cape Town accused of subsidising the wealthy eliteArticle

The City of Cape Town is "subsidising the wealthy elite" by planning to extend the lease on the Rondebosch golf course for another ten years at a very low rental fee, says activist group Ndifuna Ukwazi...

Lucas Nowicki 24 Jan 2020

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AGDA to launch at 2020 Africa Agri Tech ConferenceArticle

The Agriculture Development Agency will be launching at this year's Africa Agri Tech Conference and Expo. The launch will serve as the opening event of the conference and will cover topics ranging from the local and international agricultural economy...

14 Jan 2020

Dion Chang, founder of Flux Trends.
#BizTrends2020: The politics of rage; the quest for middle groundArticle

By the end of 2019, the rising anger around the globe was palpable, as were the divisions that fuelled the rage...

Dion Chang 18 Dec 2019

Emirates to host first IATA Global Accessibility Symposium
Emirates to host first IATA Global Accessibility SymposiumArticle

In a proactive effort to bring the industry together to advance open dialogue for a more disability-inclusive air transport system, Emirates will be hosting the International Air Transport Association inaugural Global Accessibility Symposium, taking place in Dubai from 5-6 November 2019...

31 Oct 2019

Here are this year's Africa Property Investment Awards winners
Here are this year's Africa Property Investment Awards winnersArticle

Now in its third year, the Africa Property Investment (API) Awards recognises innovation and outstanding achievement in the property industry...

15 Oct 2019

AECOM secures phase two of Ghana's Tema Port expansion project
AECOM secures phase two of Ghana's Tema Port expansion projectArticle

AECOM has been awarded phase two of the Tema Port Expansion Project (TPEP) in Ghana...

23 Sep 2019

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The WHO wants to rid the world of hepatitis by 2030: why it's a tough askArticle

Four years ago, the World Health Organisation (WHO) rolled out its global strategy to eliminate hepatitis by 2030. Known as a "silent killer" disease, hepatitis is a viral disease that causes inflammation of the liver...

Pauline Bakibinga 31 Jul 2019

Port of Mossel Bay's admin building gets extension
Port of Mossel Bay's admin building gets extensionArticle

Ruwacon has been appointed by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) to conclude the extension of the Port of Mossel Bay's administration building...

6 Mar 2019

Call for programme to assist young designers
Call for programme to assist young designersArticle

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has called for the establishment of an innovative educational program to help young designers from BRICS countries...

31 Oct 2018

Winners of the Africa Property Investment Awards 2018
Winners of the Africa Property Investment Awards 2018Article

The annual Africa Property Investment (API) Awards were celebrated by property developers, suppliers and owners from all over sub-Saharan Africa at the Sandton Convention Centre...

21 Sep 2018

How we can unblock the biggest barrier to Nigeria's economic growth
How we can unblock the biggest barrier to Nigeria's economic growthArticle

Africa's largest economy, Nigeria, is struggling with ports infrastructure that simply can't keep up with demand...

Marleze van Loggerenberg 10 Jul 2018

Turner & Townsend Kenya, MML to merge
Turner & Townsend Kenya, MML to mergeArticle

Turner & Townsend Kenya is set to merge with Nairobi-based project management firm Mentor Management Limited (MML)...

6 Feb 2018

Freeing up the huge areas set aside for parking can transform our cities
Freeing up the huge areas set aside for parking can transform our citiesArticle

Parking may seem like a "pedestrian" topic (pun intended). However, parking is of increasing importance in metropolitan areas worldwide. On average, motor vehicles are parked 95% of the time. Yet most transport analysis focuses on vehicles when they are moving...

Dorina Pojan, Iderlina Mateo-Babiano, Jonathan Cor 6 Nov 2017

Sandton Public Transport Loop up and running
Sandton Public Transport Loop up and runningArticle

Sandton Central's new public transport lane, the Sandton Public Transport Loop, is now up and running with services offered by Metrobus, Putco, minibus taxis, and Gautrain buses...

31 Oct 2017

Abland to develop 24-storey office skyscraper in CT
Abland to develop 24-storey office skyscraper in CTArticle

Cape Town's latest office tower, 35 Lower Long, will be situated on Lower Long Street in the City Bowl...

20 Sep 2017

2017 Africa Property Investment (API) Awards winners announced
2017 Africa Property Investment (API) Awards winners announcedArticle

The 2017 Africa Property Investment (API) Awards was held on Thursday, 24 August, recognising property developers, suppliers and owners in sub-Saharan Africa across seven categories...

30 Aug 2017

Africa focus at G20 Africa Summit in Berlin
Africa focus at G20 Africa Summit in BerlinArticle

The G20 Africa Summit in Berlin this week explores new investment opportunities in Africa and new incentives for more private sector investments, sustainable investments in public infrastructure and economic participation...

14 Jun 2017

Work commences on Atlantic Hills Business Park
Work commences on Atlantic Hills Business ParkArticle

Work has begun on a new industrial precinct situated on the slopes of the Durbanville Hills estate...

25 Apr 2017

What to look for when investing in property
What to look for when investing in propertyArticle

There are three fundamental factors that are crucial in determining how the property market works...

Sindy Peters 12 Apr 2017

Companies that inspire in Africa are highlighted
Companies that inspire in Africa are highlightedArticle

The London Stock Exchange Group's inaugural ‘Companies to Inspire Africa' report launches, showing high growth companies in Africa...

4 Apr 2017

Investment in residential property in SA continues to shine
Investment in residential property in SA continues to shineArticle

To say that it's been a tumultuous year for the planet is definitely an understatement...

Dr Andrew Golding 18 Nov 2016

New residential, retail development for Woodstock
New residential, retail development for WoodstockArticle

Cape Town property developers Signatura, and Indigo Properties, the owners of the Old Biscuit Mill and Woodstock Exchange, have announced a new development for the Woodstock creative hub...

15 Nov 2016

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Action packed SA Navy lineup for World Hydrography DayArticle

As part of World Hydrography Day celebrations, the South African navy will bring four naval ships and highly trained forces to the shores of Durban...

3 Jun 2016

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TNPA brings Cape Town Port Festival backArticle

In a bid to reintegrate ports with their communities, TNPA will be rolling out Port Festivals across the country's ports. The Cape Town Port Festival will be...

14 Mar 2016

Joburg merits an extended stay
Joburg merits an extended stayArticle

Forming part of Joburg Tourism's ongoing drive to encourage local tourism traders and leisure travellers to include Joburg in their itinerary, they will showcase...

26 Feb 2016

Global crowdfunding portal launched to fund African entrepreneurs
Global crowdfunding portal launched to fund African entrepreneursArticle

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are the primary job creation engine in Africa, accounting for over 95% of firms and 60%-70% of employment...

9 Feb 2016

Network access control an essential in BYOD environments
Network access control an essential in BYOD environmentsArticle

According to Michael Morton the crux of mitigating the IT security risks associated with the unbridled connection of unmanaged personal devices to corporate networks...

10 Nov 2015

Uncertain future for global telecoms
Uncertain future for global telecomsArticle

The global telecoms industry faces an uncertain future, according to a new report published by accountancy and advisory firm BDO...

28 Apr 2015

Airport gears up for aviation boom
Airport gears up for aviation boomArticle

Lanseria International Airport is geared for ongoing improvements of its services and facilities to enrich customers' experience, according to Gavin Sayce, CEO at the airport...

23 Mar 2015

Brent Lees
Facing location-independent computing challengesArticle

Distance is no longer a barrier to business success. An organisation's applications, data centre and offices can be opposite sides of the world, yet the business can still achieve the same reliability and performance that it has come to expect.

Brent Lees 19 Aug 2014

Gagasi FM's Zookey Zarling to "Triumph" with lingerie show and breakfast run to aid Cancer.vive
Gagasi FM's Zookey Zarling to "Triumph" with lingerie show and breakfast run to aid Cancer.viveArticle

Gagasi FM's Teatime to Lunchtime host, Zookey Zarling, has been selected by Cancer.vive to represent her community by participating in the annual cancer awareness motorcycle ride in September.

Issued by Gagasi FM 13 Aug 2013

Europcar's B2B portal addresses customers' demand
Europcar's B2B portal addresses customers' demandArticle

Europcar South Africa's Business-to-Business Booking Website will provide its corporate website users with improved ease of use, facilitation control and report accessibility.

18 Jul 2013

Minister endorses Tsogo Sun's SunCares Sports AcademyArticle

Apart from recognising the top athletes in the various sporting codes the SA Sports Awards has successfully created heroes in the sporting world for young kids to emulate and aspire to.

8 Nov 2012

Bureaucrats stymie SA fruit exports
Bureaucrats stymie SA fruit exportsArticle

Charles Hughes SA has been locked out or is in danger of being locked out of several international export markets for apples, grapes and pears thanks partly to bureaucratic ineptitude.

Claire Bisseker 10 Aug 2012

Grindrod expects to up earnings in 2012
Grindrod expects to up earnings in 2012Article

Freight and shipping group Grindrod (GND) says it anticipates an increase in its earnings in 2012 despite uncertainty in shipping markets.

5 Mar 2012

Maputo Port dredging to commenceArticle

Shipping and logistics group Grindrod said on Wednesday (29 September 2010) it will pass on the costs of dredging of the access channels, basins and berths in the Port of Maputo to port users.

29 Sep 2010

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