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5 key considerations for boards of directors during the Covid-19 pandemic
5 key considerations for boards of directors during the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

While some sectors have witnessed more significant impact from the Covid-19 pandemic than others, there are common considerations that all boards of directors' must-have during these times...

Issued by Orbeen 2 days ago

Ghana's road traffic problems have deep and spreading roots
Ghana's road traffic problems have deep and spreading rootsArticle

The inability to curb road accidents in Ghana is tied to colonial and neocolonial legacies...

Festival Godwin Boateng 2 days ago

Begin your SUV life with the all-new Kia Sonet
Begin your SUV life with the all-new Kia SonetArticle

Manufactured to the highest quality standards at Kia's state-of-the-art production facility at Anantapur, India, the Sonet is Kia's all-new smart urban compact SUV, marking the brand's entry into the burgeoning B-SUV segment in South Africa...

Issued by Kia Motors South Africa 3 days ago

First hybrid billboard in SA - offering the omni-presence of static and the flexibility of digital billboards
First hybrid billboard in SA - offering the omni-presence of static and the flexibility of digital billboardsArticle

Outdoor Network has strengthened its market-leading position in the South African Out of Home (OOH) industry by launching an innovative hybrid billboard that is set to provide advertisers with an enhanced media solution designed specifically to deliver greater levels of impact and recall of brand communication...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 3 days ago

World Bank signs $500m infrastructure project for Congo's capital
World Bank signs $500m infrastructure project for Congo's capitalArticle

The World Bank on Wednesday, 12 May, signed a $500m infrastructure project with Democratic Republic of Congo to improve roads, mitigate flood risks...

Hereward Holland and Fiston Mahamba 3 days ago

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How the rise of online shopping could shake up retail employmentArticle

Motorcycle drivers delivering goods have become ubiquitous on SA's roads. But are these drivers part of the wholesale and retail sector, or are they part of the road freight and logistics industry?

11 May 2021

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 10 May 2021

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 7 May 2021

Driven: The nifty and capable Ford Figo Freestyle
Driven: The nifty and capable Ford Figo FreestyleArticle

In 2020 the first-ever Ford Figo Freestyle was introduced to the South African market. I tested the Titanium model over a period of seven days. Here's what I think about it...

6 May 2021

Driven: Ford EcoSport Ambiente 1.5 Automatic
Driven: Ford EcoSport Ambiente 1.5 AutomaticArticle

Last year, Ford Motor Company Southern Africa added a six-speed automatic transmission edition to the popular EcoSport Ambiente petrol derivative...

Imran Salie 6 May 2021

Driven: Volkswagen's special edition Polo Vivo Mswenko
Driven: Volkswagen's special edition Polo Vivo MswenkoArticle

Volkswagen has now updated its Polo Vivo range by adding a special edition called the Mswenko. This derivative is the first-ever Volkswagen with a SA name...

Imran Salie 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

International lessons: Covid-19's effect on road safety
International lessons: Covid-19's effect on road safetyArticle

While South Africa saw a dramatic drop in road crashes and deaths during the 2020 holiday periods, the same cannot be said for many other countries worldwide...

4 May 2021

Cash to card: the next frontier for SA's micro-SME sector
Cash to card: the next frontier for SA's micro-SME sectorArticle

South Africa's informal economy, made up of thousands of small businesses in city centres and townships across the country, represents a massive opportunity for job creation and economic growth...

Mandla Khupe 3 May 2021

Pothole Patrol kicks off in Joburg
Pothole Patrol kicks off in JoburgArticle

This month sees the launch of Pothole Patrol, a partnership between the City of Joburg, Dialdirect Insurance and Discovery Insure, a unique data-driven initiative...

3 May 2021

Ipsos wins Radio Audience Measurement Survey contract in South Africa
Ipsos wins Radio Audience Measurement Survey contract in South AfricaArticle

The Broadcast Research Council (BRC) of South Africa has awarded Ipsos the contract to perform the official radio research in South Africa for the next five years...

Issued by Ipsos 3 May 2021

South Africa is the most dangerous country to drive in, study finds
South Africa is the most dangerous country to drive in, study findsArticle

A recent study conducted by Zutobi Drivers Ed has found that South Africa is the world's most unsafe country in which to drive...

30 Apr 2021

Electric cars: Here's how many were bought in SA last year
Electric cars: Here's how many were bought in SA last yearArticle

The only registrations in Africa, a continent that is home to 1.2 billion people, were exclusively in South Africa...

26 Apr 2021

Sanral to implement projects to boost weak economy
Sanral to implement projects to boost weak economyArticle

The roads construction sector has continued to experience a lack of work resulting in weak trading conditions while still carrying some excess capacity which is required for the current volume of work on hand...

Yaa Agyare-Dwomoh 26 Apr 2021

6 off-the-beaten-path suggestions for day trips in Gauteng
6 off-the-beaten-path suggestions for day trips in GautengArticle

Contrary to non-Gautengers' belief, the province has lots more to offer than skyscrapers and traffic. If you're staying home (in Gauteng) this holiday season, you'd be delighted to find that there are lots of fun staycation ideas, especially outdoor activities, available.

23 Apr 2021

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More coal-fired power or 100% renewables? For the next few decades, both paths are wrongArticle

The big question facing Australia's National Electricity Market is how to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 without disrupted energy supplies or skyrocketing prices....

22 Apr 2021

Does the viral Bajaj Qute 'car' really cost R150 per month?
Does the viral Bajaj Qute 'car' really cost R150 per month?Article

The Bajaj Qute vehicle currently has South Africans in stitches with many sharing memes about its size and supposed price. But is it an actual car?

21 Apr 2021

Chinese smartphone brand Tecno Mobile topples Samsung in Africa
Chinese smartphone brand Tecno Mobile topples Samsung in AfricaArticle

In terms of handset sales, Tecno Mobile has outdone tech giant Samsung across Africa...

21 Apr 2021

Mattel reveals carbon-neutral Tesla made from recycled materials
Mattel reveals carbon-neutral Tesla made from recycled materialsArticle

The Tesla Roadster die-cast vehicle is made from 99% recycled materials to serves as a brand blueprint for the future...

20 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Sandra Fraga, chief sales and marketing officer at Syspro
#BehindtheBrandManager: Sandra Fraga, chief sales and marketing officer at SysproArticle

Sandra Fraga, chief sales and marketing officer at Syspro, unpacks the journey behind the software development company's rebrand...

Evan-Lee Courie 19 Apr 2021

NJ Ayuk, executive chairman, African Energy Chamber
Greenpeace and Western anti-Africa energy groups take the wrong approachArticle

If someone were to put me on the spot and ask me to name an environmentalist group, I'd probably blurt out the first thing that comes to mind, Greenpeace...

NJ Ayuk 19 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Sonja Jansen van Rensburg, chief communications officer, Zutari
#BehindtheBrandManager: Sonja Jansen van Rensburg, chief communications officer, ZutariArticle

In October 2019, the owners of Aurecon Africa decided to demerge from the global Aurecon business and set course for a purely African business focus...

Sindy Peters 14 Apr 2021

High Court ruling provides relief for RAF
High Court ruling provides relief for RAFArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has welcomed the Pretoria High Court judgment suspending warrants of execution and attachments against the Road Accident Fund (RAF)...

13 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Justine Cullinan of Nando's on building an empathetic muscle
#BehindtheBrandManager: Justine Cullinan of Nando's on building an empathetic muscleArticle

In this #BehindtheBrandManager feature, we find out more from Justine Cullinan, GM of marketing and brand strategy and communication at the iconic and well-loved South African fast-food chain Nando's...

Ruth Cooper 13 Apr 2021

Easter road death stats under scrutiny
Easter road death stats under scrutinyArticle

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula announced that a total of 235 fatalities occurred across the country's provinces during the Easter period as a result of 189 crashes...

Gero Lilleike 12 Apr 2021

'Sacred forests' in West Africa capture carbon and keep soil healthy
'Sacred forests' in West Africa capture carbon and keep soil healthyArticle

A stable ecosystem of organic matter is the key to improving agricultural yields in the surrounding farmland and fighting climate change...

Michele Francis 9 Apr 2021

Mercedes AMG: Stepping things up
Mercedes AMG: Stepping things upArticle

Mercedes- AMG are stepping up on the accelerator as far as their sedans and hatches go and they are in the process of giving their loyal clients plenty to choose from...

Naresh Maharaj 8 Apr 2021

New Bridgestone head of marketing announced
New Bridgestone head of marketing announcedArticle

Sara Didiza has been in the position since March and leads a multi-disciplinary team that includes product management, public relations, and more...

8 Apr 2021

Wide-eyed shockers: 5 things that could happen in the blink of an eye... and how to deal with them
Wide-eyed shockers: 5 things that could happen in the blink of an eye... and how to deal with themArticle

The average person blinks approximately 15 to 20 times each minute. Based on this estimate, the average person blinks for 10% of the time they are awake or between 5.2 and 7.1 million times a year...

Issued by Irvine Partners 8 Apr 2021

Road maintenance in SA: Recognising challenges, acknowledging progress and offering solutions
Road maintenance in SA: Recognising challenges, acknowledging progress and offering solutionsArticle

"South Africa's road network has a pivotal role to play in the country's economic recovery but the condition of some of our roads are preventing this."

8 Apr 2021

Century City's curved glazed Sable Corner now complete
Century City's curved glazed Sable Corner now completeArticle

Developed by Rabie Property Group and designed by dhk Architects, the recently completed Sable Corner is a four-storey commercial development is situated in the Bridgeways Precinct in Century City, Cape Town...

6 Apr 2021

Polihali Western Access Roads project in Lesotho
Innovative thinking needed to kickstart infrastructure developmentArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa stated that the R100bn Infrastructure Fund, aimed at revitalising South Africa's battered economy, will blend resources from the fiscus with financing from the private sector and development institutions...

31 Mar 2021

Routine Road Maintenance projects under way in Gauteng
Routine Road Maintenance projects under way in GautengArticle

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited has announced the progress made on Routine Road Maintenance projects across Gauteng's three metropolitan areas of Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg and Tshwane.

30 Mar 2021

Traffic officers to get body cameras
Traffic officers to get body camerasArticle

Traffic officers will be issued with body cameras to assist in gathering evidence and improving the conviction rate of traffic law violators...

30 Mar 2021

#MusicExchange: Parable Fifteen releases third full-length album Bioluminescence
#MusicExchange: Parable Fifteen releases third full-length album BioluminescenceArticle

Bioluminescence is the brand-new album from Durban-born musicians Parable Fifteen.

Martin Myers 30 Mar 2021

Ten years of rocking with the amazing Amarok 190kW
Ten years of rocking with the amazing Amarok 190kWArticle

Since its introduction to the SA market, the Amarok has sold over 37,500 units. The range now consists of the 2.0BiTDI 132kW and the all-powerful 3.0 V6 TDI 190kW...

Naresh Maharaj 30 Mar 2021

Prioritising safety while delivering with Uber Eats
Prioritising safety while delivering with Uber EatsArticle

From picking up orders and delivering to hungry customers to knowing when to call for assistance, Uber Eats is always finding ways to help make every delivery as stress-free as possible...

Issued by Uber 29 Mar 2021

People walking next to traffic in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city.
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People living in African urban settings do a lot of walking: but their cities aren't walkableArticle

Walking remains the main mode of transport in many sub-Saharan African cities, especially among low-income residents in informal settlements. Yet, it is well acknowledged that walking conditions in African cities are unsafe...

Seth Asare Okyere, Daniel Oviedo, Louis Kusi Frimpong, Mariajose Nieto & Michihiro Kita 29 Mar 2021

JCDecaux South Africa announces new managing director
JCDecaux South Africa announces new managing directorArticle

JCDecaux announced the appointment of Sebastian Musendo as managing director for JCDecaux South Africa...

Issued by JCDecaux 29 Mar 2021

Road travel gains popularity as the Covid-19 pandemic continues
Road travel gains popularity as the Covid-19 pandemic continuesArticle

The South African Tyre Manufacturing Conference urges the public who will be travelling over the Easter holidays to do safety checks before they commence with their travels...

Issued by dotGOOD 26 Mar 2021

Restorative justice lies at the heart of how we ought to think about water management
Restorative justice lies at the heart of how we ought to think about water managementArticle

World Water Week, which took place between 15 and 22 March 2021, provides an opportunity to rethink where we are as a nation. It provides an opportunity to re-evaluate our journey...

Professor Anthony Turton 26 Mar 2021

South African tech startup launches nation emergency services response app
South African tech startup launches nation emergency services response appArticle

Trigger has launched an on-demand national emergency services response app which provides real-time access to a network of 220 independent armed responses, roadside assistance operators, legal advice, paramedics, and trauma counseling services...

Issued by Invendy V.O.F 25 Mar 2021

Here's why proper tyre care should never be overlooked
Here's why proper tyre care should never be overlookedArticle

Tyres are generally overlooked when it comes to maintenance, but caring for and maintaining your vehicle's tyres should be the first box to tick...

Naresh Maharaj 23 Mar 2021

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