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Cape Town tops African tech ecosystems rankings for direct foreign investment
Cape Town tops African tech ecosystems rankings for direct foreign investmentArticle

Cape Town has ranked as one of the world's fastest-growing regions for foreign direct investment, according to the African Tech Ecosystems of the Future report...

8 hours ago

Social media platforms with the most content violationsArticle

Donald Trump, Azealia Banks, and Wiley are all celebrities who have been permanently banned from social media platforms, for reasons spanning from harassment, copyright violations, to the spreading of fake news. They join thousands of other social media users who are banned, or have their content removed, each year.

11 hours ago

Bad news for prospective car buyers in South Africa
Bad news for prospective car buyers in South AfricaArticle

New data from TransUnion suggests the automotive industry is struggling to recover from the financial effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

14 hours ago

South Africa loses cultural landmarks like Apartheid Museum to Covid
South Africa loses cultural landmarks like Apartheid Museum to CovidArticle

"We had to let go of all of the staff. About 30 people. There's no one here to turn the lights on and off."

Mfuneko Toyana 15 hours ago

Report examines how to build and implement a valuable digital twin
Report examines how to build and implement a valuable digital twinArticle

Digital twins are set to usher in a new and exciting digital era, with retail, manufacturing, and housing set to reap its benefits...

15 hours ago

Covid-19 and the agricultural sector: We dare not waste this crisis
Covid-19 and the agricultural sector: We dare not waste this crisisArticle

The agricultural sector - particularly in Africa - bears the historical paradox of having significant economic potential on the one hand and lacking the required agility and innovation to harness its resources for notable global competitiveness on the other...

Ishmael Sunga 15 hours ago

Cape Town rental property market presenting a mixed bag of tricks
Cape Town rental property market presenting a mixed bag of tricksArticle

While the recent PayProp State of the Rental Industry Survey found that the key challenges agents currently face are a shrinking viable tenant pool, lower tenant affordability and high arrears...

15 hours ago

Pierre Van Tonder
RIP to former Spur chief Pierre Van TonderArticle

Pierre Van Tonder, Spur Corporation's former CEO, died in a Cape Town hospital at the age of 62 on Sunday evening...

16 hours ago

5 (wellness-friendly) habits of a successful change facilitator
5 (wellness-friendly) habits of a successful change facilitatorArticle

Francois Kriel, director at Kriel & Co, outlines five character traits as essential building blocks when facilitating change....

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 16 hours ago

The issue of occupational noise-induced hearing loss is prominent in the mining industry. Shutterstock
Hearing loss is a neglected hazard for miners in South AfricaArticle

South Africa's mining industry has long been an important part of the country's economy...

Nomfundo Moroe 17 hours ago

DIY and home services supporting franchise industry recovery
DIY and home services supporting franchise industry recoveryArticle

The news that listed group Italtile expects its full-year earnings to surge by 70% is an impressive business growth story in the midst of a pandemic...

3 days ago

Can SA telcos win the financial services race?
Can SA telcos win the financial services race?Article

The high levels of unhappiness among telco customers could throw a major spanner in the works of their foray into financial services...

Diana Miguel 3 days ago

Dentsu Africa launches Consumer packaged goods like never before
Dentsu Africa launches Consumer packaged goods like never beforeArticle

The second edition in the Dentsu wisdom series titled Consumer packaged goods like never before has officially launched. The content in the latest report includes analysis from 19 experts...

Issued by Dentsu 3 days ago

Zimbabwe's horticultural sector blooms
Zimbabwe's horticultural sector bloomsArticle

There is an overall increase in area and production under horticultural crops this season, with the area under emerging crops such as blueberries increasing across the provinces...

Elita Chikwati 3 days ago

Trucks loaded with goods had been waiting for weeks to cross the Côte d’Ivoire-Ghana borders at Elubo/Noe. © Franck Kuwonu/Africa Renewal
Africans urged to trade more with each otherArticle

African countries continue to trade more with the outside world than among themselves, according to findings of the UN Economic Commission for Africa assessment report...

3 days ago

Sub-Saharan Africa's food security has turned out better than feared. But risks remain
Sub-Saharan Africa's food security has turned out better than feared. But risks remainArticle

Government support for farmers, higher rainfall and grain imports have helped sub-Saharan Africa stave off food insecurity, but the region isn't out of the woods yet...

Wandile Sihlobo 3 days ago

The art of living and dying: A partnership story
The art of living and dying: A partnership storyArticle

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, palliative care is now more in the mainstream eye than ever before...

Issued by MANGO-OMC 6 May 2021

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Climate change and the mining sector financial sustainability: Risks, responsibilities, and opportunitiesArticle

Building a sustainable future as a mining company requires an understanding of the financial risks and opportunities that climate change poses for the industry...

Riaan Koppeschaar 6 May 2021

International food prices continue to rise in April
International food prices continue to rise in AprilArticle

FAO Food Price Index posts 11th consecutive monthly increase, new forecasts point to growth in world wheat and maize output...

6 May 2021

Anusol Ointment for internal and external piles
Anusol Ointment for internal and external pilesArticle

Anusol is the UK's number-one-selling piles treatment providing multiple formats and categories to cover different therapeutic needs and consumer preferences...

Issued by ACDOCO SA 6 May 2021

Call for more midwives as millions die in childbirth
Call for more midwives as millions die in childbirthArticle

Midwives are routinely "overlooked and ignored" despite saving millions of lives a year, the United Nations said on Wednesday, urging the world to hire more women and safeguard new life...

Sonia Elks 6 May 2021

SA can prevent payments fraud crippling businesses, local municipalities
SA can prevent payments fraud crippling businesses, local municipalitiesArticle

Technology can be a powerful tool against the fraud and corruption plunging South Africa's municipalities and businesses into financial crisis...

Ryan Mer 6 May 2021

Nearly 20 million more people hit by food crises last year
Nearly 20 million more people hit by food crises last yearArticle

Nearly 20 million more people faced food crises last year amid armed conflict, the Covid-19 pandemic and weather extremes...

Maytaal Angel 6 May 2021

Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by court
Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by courtArticle

Is it fair to dismiss an employee who came to work, knowing that he was exposed to Covid-19? Absolutely, said the Labour Court in a recent judgment (Eskort Limited v Stuurman Mogotsi and others). The court was not only critical of employees who act with scant regard for the health and safety of their colleagues and customers, but also cautioned employers to act more decisively in ensuring the health and safety of their staff.

Johan Botes 5 May 2021

Global air cargo demand up by 4.4% in March compared to pre-Covid levels
Global air cargo demand up by 4.4% in March compared to pre-Covid levelsArticle

African airlines' cargo demand in March increased by 24.6% compared to the same month in 2019...

5 May 2021

Return on investment for bursaries calls for holistic support
Return on investment for bursaries calls for holistic supportArticle

The return on investment (ROI) for bursary support must address the high drop-out rate of first years through offerings of holistic student support...

Chantelle Oosthuizen, Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 5 May 2021

ICFPA releases global Sustainability Progress Report
ICFPA releases global Sustainability Progress ReportArticle

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) has released its biennial Sustainability Progress Report...

5 May 2021

Ghana's new rental scheme won't fix the real problem: a housing shortage
Ghana's new rental scheme won't fix the real problem: a housing shortageArticle

Ghana's government has announced a loan scheme to help tenants pay the hefty advance rent...

Nicky Morrison, Emmanuel Kofi Gavu, Lewis Abedi Asante, and Richmond Juvenile Ehwi 5 May 2021

Broadcaster Jeremy Maggs joins Brave Group: One of SA's leading majority Black-owned integrated communications groups
Broadcaster Jeremy Maggs joins Brave Group: One of SA's leading majority Black-owned integrated communications groupsArticle

Broadcaster and journalist Jeremy Maggs has joined Brave Group as managing director of Bold, its executive communications and advisory firm...

Issued by The Brave Group 5 May 2021

Ingula Nature Reserve declared wetland of international importance
Ingula Nature Reserve declared wetland of international importanceArticle

Forestry, fisheries and the environment minister Barbara Creecy has welcomed the declaration of the Ingula Nature Reserve as a wetland of international importance...

5 May 2021

#BehindtheMask: Astika Chetram, co-founder and MD of Imajinnation Marketing
#BehindtheMask: Astika Chetram, co-founder and MD of Imajinnation MarketingArticle

Astika Chetram is the co-founder and MD of a small marketing agency called Imajinnation Marketing with extensive experience in the automotive industry...

Jessica Tennant 5 May 2021

8 things you need to do after a car accident
8 things you need to do after a car accidentArticle

Whether you have a small bumper bashing or something more serious, it's important to know what steps to take in the aftermath of an accident...

Issued by Dotsure 5 May 2021

How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforces
How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforcesArticle

With PoPIA soon coming into effect, are employees who use their personal devices for work purposes - and their employers - violating its rules? Potentially yes...

Sián Fields 4 May 2021

Primedia Unlimited renamed to Primedia Retail
Primedia Unlimited renamed to Primedia RetailArticle

Primedia's niche, out of home media arm, Primedia Unlimited, has been renamed to Primedia Retail...

4 May 2021

Johannesburg is threatening to sideline informal waste pickers. Why it's a bad idea
Johannesburg is threatening to sideline informal waste pickers. Why it's a bad ideaArticle

Like all cities in the world, Johannesburg, South Africa's commercial capital, has a waste management problem...

Melanie Samson 4 May 2021

Women are a mainstay of fishing in West Africa. But they get a raw deal
Women are a mainstay of fishing in West Africa. But they get a raw dealArticle

The contributions that women in West Africa's fisheries make to the sector are widely un(der)paid, undervalued and largely invisible...

Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood and Sayra van den Berg Bhagwandas 4 May 2021

Logistics, supply chains sectors could play crucial role in rebuilding SA economy
Logistics, supply chains sectors could play crucial role in rebuilding SA economyArticle

As much as finding new ways to do business will play a key role in South Africa's economic turnaround strategy, for the country to emerge from the years-long slump exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic it will need to further invest in its cornerstone industries...

4 May 2021

Inaugural Commonwealth Women's Entrepreneurship Summit set for May
Inaugural Commonwealth Women's Entrepreneurship Summit set for MayArticle

The inaugural Commonwealth Women's Entrepreneurship Summit is reportedly the first global event to focus on women in emerging tech sectors...

4 May 2021

Rhino poachers are back after South Africa eases lockdown restrictions
Rhino poachers are back after South Africa eases lockdown restrictionsArticle

Rhino poaching is on the rise again in South Africa since the government loosened coronavirus restrictions, following a year-long lull due to the pandemic, wildlife parks say...

Akhona Matshoba and Shafiek Tassiem 4 May 2021

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