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Sappi signs up to Business for Nature's ambitious call to action
Sappi signs up to Business for Nature's ambitious call to actionArticle

Sappi has joined businesses around the world in calling for ambitious, collective action for nature. Covid-19 is causing societies, businesses and governments around the world to focus on ways to emerge more economically resilient from the crisis...

Issued by Sappi 9 hours ago

How to enhance resilience
How to enhance resilienceArticle

2020 has seen more people speaking of "resilience" than ever before...

12 hours ago

Coastal and marine economy: Can it be salvaged from the impacts of poor water quality?
Coastal and marine economy: Can it be salvaged from the impacts of poor water quality?Article

We (the citizens) need to re-establish an ecological healthy relationship between nature and culture...

Bonani Madikizela 12 hours ago

Husqvarna and Tendai ‘The Beast’ Mtawarira offer empowering message of resilience
Husqvarna and Tendai ‘The Beast’ Mtawarira offer empowering message of resilienceVideo

Jenna Robinson, regional marketing manager for Husqvarna Africa, shares the backstory about the brand's recent campaign, featuring rugby icon Beast Tendai Mtawarira as brand ambassador. As South Africans begin to emerge from one of our most challenging periods to date, the campaign offers an empowering message of our own resilience, of our strength, and our ability to triumph over adversity.

13 hours ago

Husqvarna and Tendai 'The Beast' Mtawarira offer empowering message of resilience
Husqvarna and Tendai 'The Beast' Mtawarira offer empowering message of resilienceArticle

Jenna Robinson, regional marketing manager for Husqvarna Africa, shares the backstory about the Husqvarna brand's recent campaign, featuring rugby icon Beast Tendai Mtawarira as brand ambassador...

Issued by Husqvarna South Africa 3 days ago

Husqvarna and Tendai ‘The Beast’ Mtawarira offer empowering message of resilience
Husqvarna and Tendai ‘The Beast’ Mtawarira offer empowering message of resilienceAudio

Jenna Robinson, regional marketing manager for Husqvarna Africa, shares the backstory about the brand's recent campaign, featuring rugby icon Beast Tendai Mtawarira as brand ambassador. As South Africans begin to emerge from one of our most challenging periods to date, the campaign offers an empowering message of our own resilience, of our strength, and our ability to triumph over adversity.

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

What does entrepreneurship look like in the new normal?
What does entrepreneurship look like in the new normal?Article

For years, we've been told that entrepreneurs are key to South Africa's economic growth and job creation...

Philani Sangweni 17 Sep 2020

Anzisha Prize 2020 reveals finalists
Anzisha Prize 2020 reveals finalistsArticle

The Anzisha Prize has revealed its top 20 finalists for 2020. Winners will be announced at this year's Anzisha Prize Conference on the 27 October 2020...

17 Sep 2020

Google and FAO launch new big data tool, Earth Map
Google and FAO launch new big data tool, Earth MapArticle

Google and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has developed a new tool anyone, anywhere can access to obtain multidimensional maps and statistics showing key climate and environmental trends wherever they are...

17 Sep 2020

Urban planning needs to look back first: three cities in Ghana show why
Urban planning needs to look back first: three cities in Ghana show whyArticle

Months into the global Covid-19 pandemic, policymakers have begun discussing what the "new normal" might look like in metropolitan environments...

Nate Plageman, Jennifer Anne Hart, Tony Yeboah 16 Sep 2020

Africa is open for business
Africa is open for businessArticle

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, investment opportunities still abound in Africa. Global markets are shifting to South Asia and Africa...

15 Sep 2020

TGI: Providing an in-depth understanding of how markets have changed as a result of Covid-19
TGI: Providing an in-depth understanding of how markets have changed as a result of Covid-19Article

Marketers will have to have a granular understanding of where their target consumers are and whether their marketing investment is effective. Marketing strategies will need to be adapted to accommodate emerging trends and customer demands in the aftermath of the pandemic...

Issued by Ask Afrika 15 Sep 2020

Feeling drained? Here's 5 tips to boost your resilience
Feeling drained? Here's 5 tips to boost your resilienceArticle

When thinking about resilience, we need to remind ourselves it is not about grit and tenacity. It is more than that...

Anja van Beek 14 Sep 2020

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The power of PR: 5 ways businesses can create stability through communicationArticle

Adam Hunter, head of Hook, Line & Sinker Communications comments on the value of integrated marketing and PR during economic upheaval...

Adam Hunter 14 Sep 2020

How did SA's major banks fare in an unprecedented crisis?
How did SA's major banks fare in an unprecedented crisis?Article

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the resultant economic stresses and strained operating environment reflect in the major banks' results ending June 2020.

11 Sep 2020

Building back better on food and agriculture
Building back better on food and agricultureArticle

FAO has elaborated a comprehensive Response and Recovery Programme to overcome the impacts of Covid-19 through up-scaled and robust international collaboration...

QU Dongyu 10 Sep 2020

Techpreneurs - the face of the future
Techpreneurs - the face of the futureArticle

The University of the Western Cape's Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) hosted a webinar entitled Techpreneurship: Is this a viable option for your future?

Charleen Duncan 10 Sep 2020

Parents, do your homework before choosing an online school
Parents, do your homework before choosing an online schoolArticle

Parents and guardians considering online schooling for their children must ensure they properly vet the ability of a school to provide an holistic, meaningful educational experience coupled with excellent academic and emotional support, an education expert says...

8 Sep 2020

Risenga Maluleke, statistician-general
GDP contracts by 51% under lockdownArticle

The South African economy contracted by a staggering 51% in Quarter 2 of 2020, as the country reeled from the consequences of the Covid-19 enforced lockdown...

8 Sep 2020

Surplus food: The key to boosting household food security
Surplus food: The key to boosting household food securityArticle

Government needs to legislate labelling that supports the diversion of surplus food; the food value chain needs to find efficient ways to divert and deliver it; and civil society needs to put pressure on the system to ensure that their fellow countrymen are adequately fed and nourished...

John Hudson 8 Sep 2020

Early investors in 4IR startups reap rewards
Early investors in 4IR startups reap rewardsArticle

Early investors in startups with exposure to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) are benefiting from significant revenue growth despite the physical constraints...

7 Sep 2020

Pieter Bensch, executive vice-president, Africa & Middle East, Sage
Research reveals a radically different, Covid-influenced CFO roleArticle

As Covid-19 continues to challenge and disrupt the business landscape, chief financial officers (CFOs) are stepping up and playing a bigger role in digital transformation...

Pieter Bensch 4 Sep 2020

Covid-19's impact on logistics is creating ripple effects in other industries
Covid-19's impact on logistics is creating ripple effects in other industriesArticle

Supply chains are under increasing pressure as the free movement of goods become more restricted due to lockdown measures implemented by governments around the world...

1 Sep 2020

Applications open for Beyond Tourism in Africa innovation challenge
Applications open for Beyond Tourism in Africa innovation challengeArticle

Beyond Tourism in Africa is a global innovation challenge seeking new revenue models that enable communities in Africa to derive income from wildlife conservation beyond the tourism sector...

1 Sep 2020

Localisation: Supporting a strong recovery in SA manufacturing
Localisation: Supporting a strong recovery in SA manufacturingArticle

Many people re-discovered their enthusiasm for local production during the disruptive, bewildering early days of the pandemic. The result is 'localisation', an emerging trend that could revitalise local factories...

1 Sep 2020

It's almost time: The Future of HR Virtual Summit
It's almost time: The Future of HR Virtual SummitArticle

On 2 and 3 September 2020, Topco Media and Simplify will bring you the Future of HR Summit...

Issued by Topco Media 1 Sep 2020

Banks and beer top the 2020 BrandZ™ Most Valuable South African Brands
Banks and beer top the 2020 BrandZ™ Most Valuable South African BrandsArticle

First National Bank (FNB) has been named as South Africa's most valuable brand for the first time, in the BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands ranking, released today by WPP and Kantar...

Issued by Kantar 1 Sep 2020

Kagiso Trust survey seeks to learn from community resilience during Covid crisis
Kagiso Trust survey seeks to learn from community resilience during Covid crisisArticle

The Kagiso Trust has launched a national survey seeking to understand and learn from the community resilience shown in the face of the Covid-19 crisis and its associated socioeconomic effects...

1 Sep 2020

Covid-19 has hit SMEs in SA's food sector hard. What can be done to help them
Covid-19 has hit SMEs in SA's food sector hard. What can be done to help themArticle

Covid-19 has prompted widespread discussion of the resilience of food systems and how efficiency and competitiveness have been previously understood...

Andrew Bowman and Reena das Nair 1 Sep 2020

Pandemic highlights need for cyber risk management
Pandemic highlights need for cyber risk managementArticle

If small and medium businesses had little appetite for cyber risk management before the coronavirus pandemic, they may have developed one now...

31 Aug 2020

Accelerating Africa's digital future
Accelerating Africa's digital futureArticle

As a continent with very high potential for growing economies, how can African countries accelerate their digital adoption and leapfrog into a new era of socio-economic prosperity?

Fadi Pharaon 31 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'Women can own powerful leadership roles' says Charmaine Houvet
#WomensMonth: 'Women can own powerful leadership roles' says Charmaine HouvetArticle

With over 24 years of telecommunications experience working with governments, private and public sector across Africa, Charmaine Houvet is a member of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Taryn Gill's vision to build a household name in African haircare
#WomensMonth: Taryn Gill's vision to build a household name in African haircareArticle

Taryn Gill left behind an established career in marketing to launch a haircare brand with products formulated for curly and coily hair textures...

Lauren Hartzenberg 27 Aug 2020

Aparthotels show market resilience through global lockdown regulations
Aparthotels show market resilience through global lockdown regulationsArticle

According to a global study by market data analytics company STR and AirDNA, a provider of vacation rental data and analytics, short-term accommodation rentals are approaching pre-pandemic levels...

27 Aug 2020

8 African highlights to stream on Showmax, from Love Island in Cape Town to Sol Family in Kenya to Big Brother in Nigeria
8 African highlights to stream on Showmax, from Love Island in Cape Town to Sol Family in Kenya to Big Brother in NigeriaArticle

Here are eight African highlights you can catch on Showmax, from Love Island in Cape Town to Sol Family in Kenya to Big Brother in Nigeria...

Issued by Showmax 27 Aug 2020

Covid-19 catapults businesses into new ways of working
Covid-19 catapults businesses into new ways of workingArticle

Since the Brundtland Commission coined the phrase "sustainable development" in the late eighties, sustainability has had a bad rap...

Christelle Marais 27 Aug 2020

5 lessons learned navigating the coronavirus crisis
5 lessons learned navigating the coronavirus crisisArticle

Empathy, humility and generosity, along with preparedness and quick action, helped ViaData, a software provider to the hard-hit tourism and travel sector, through the last few months. Managing director, Craig Byren, talks us through their top five lessons...

Craig Byren 26 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Monalisa Sibongile Zwambila, 'It's about access to opportunity'
#WomensMonth: Monalisa Sibongile Zwambila, 'It's about access to opportunity'Article

As part of our Women's Month content feature and in the build-up to our panel discussion with some of this year's Gerety Awards all-female South African executive jury members, taking place in September, Jessica Tennant, senior editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity interviews Riverbed's founder and CEO Monalisa Sibongile Zwambila...

Jessica Tennant 25 Aug 2020

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Saving SA journalism: Opportunities in AI developmentArticle

Lerato Mokheti, a freelance journalist and communications consultant explores how investing in quality content and diversifying revenue streams are key elements in news media businesses' long term success...

Lerato Mokhethi 25 Aug 2020

Encounters 2020: In praise of docci 'SanDance!'
Encounters 2020: In praise of docci 'SanDance!'Article

SanDance! is billed as a journey to the heart of Africa's original dance culture, but it's much more than that. It opens a door onto a segment of African culture that is in danger of dying out...

Michael Britton 25 Aug 2020

'Embrace your setbacks, as they allow you to evolve towards success'
'Embrace your setbacks, as they allow you to evolve towards success'Article

Saajida Abdulla believes great leaders are ambitious, driven, and aspire for transformation, but never purely for themselves. They are ambitious for others and possess an indefinite will to do whatever is necessary in service of this greater cause...

Leonie Bolleurs, Issued by University of the Free State 25 Aug 2020

Inspiring future female leaders and entrepreneurs through stories
Inspiring future female leaders and entrepreneurs through storiesArticle

The enthusiasm and commitment of role models, like my mother and grandmother, helped to spark my passion for contributing to the development of female leaders and entrepreneurs across the African continent...

Nunu Ntshingila 25 Aug 2020

Hidden Healthcare Heroes - apply for Henley scholarship
Hidden Healthcare Heroes - apply for Henley scholarshipArticle

Henley Business School Africa is calling for nominations for its Hidden Healthcare Heroes scholarship programme, which offers a number of full-fee scholarships for the Higher Certificate in Management Practice HCMP...

24 Aug 2020

Are SMEs strong enough to stimulate economic growth in a post-Covid world?
Are SMEs strong enough to stimulate economic growth in a post-Covid world?Article

How do we plough back into the SME sector to reignite growth? Is the sector strong enough to revive economic growth in a post Covid world as we head towards a sovereign debt crisis?

Evan-Lee Courie 24 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhere
#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhereArticle

Tinyiko Mageza talks us through her serendipitous career journey, the women who have shaped her growth, and how the V&A aims to drive meaningful impact while adapting to the pandemic...

Lauren Hartzenberg 24 Aug 2020

Key lessons for starting a business post Covid-19
Key lessons for starting a business post Covid-19Article

Although the Covid-19 pandemic has created tough challenges for SMEs, it has also presented opportunities as some entrepreneurs are looking to diversify or start new innovative businesses...

24 Aug 2020

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