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Applications are now open for the 2021 Dentsu SA Paid Internship Programme
Applications are now open for the 2021 Dentsu SA Paid Internship ProgrammeArticle

If you have recently graduated from college or university and are looking to gain experience with an industry leader, please submit your application for the 2021 Dentsu Internship Programme...

Issued by Dentsu 3 hours ago

Committed to working together to prevent fraud in Southern Africa
Committed to working together to prevent fraud in Southern AfricaArticle

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, South Africa (ACFE SA) and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) sign a new Memorandum of Understanding...

Issued by SAICA 2 days ago

SADC focused on establishing Europlaw Group Fund
SADC focused on establishing Europlaw Group FundArticle

Europlaw Group, operating predominately from the Republic of South Africa and the United Kingdom, decided to establish the SADC-focused Europlaw Group Fund...

Issued by Europlaw 2 days ago

The science in getting a job - 5 main reasons for unsuccessful job applications
The science in getting a job - 5 main reasons for unsuccessful job applicationsArticle

Looking for a job is a job in itself. From coping with the disheartening "no's" to learning how to navigate the job search environment, the process requires perseverance...

Jeannette Campbell 2 days ago

A better way to map your brand strategy with Etiket's ReImagine Toolkit
A better way to map your brand strategy with Etiket's ReImagine ToolkitArticle

To make sure a brand's messaging is authentic, salient, and consistent, Etiket has developed the ReImagine Toolkit, re-imagining the 4Ps of marketing focusing on Personality, Purpose, Product and Promise...

Issued by ETIKET. 2 days ago

Understanding a digital marketing audit, step-by-step: part 3
Understanding a digital marketing audit, step-by-step: part 3Article

Many brands, digital or otherwise believe that digital marketing audits only comprise of a few key verticals, this is not the case, while these are included - they're not exclusively the focus of the audit...

Issued by UpBeet Digital 13 May 2021

Renaultsport becomes Alpine
Renaultsport becomes AlpineArticle

Renault has announced that its go-faster division will henceforth have a new name...

12 May 2021

iSchoolAfrica's digital learning initiative changes the lives of 100,000 learners
iSchoolAfrica's digital learning initiative changes the lives of 100,000 learnersArticle

With its focus on opening the potential of the online world and enabling a digital future for under-resourced communities...

12 May 2021

Athlone primary school receives a 4IR Stream Lab, enabling coding and robotics learning
Athlone primary school receives a 4IR Stream Lab, enabling coding and robotics learningArticle

Silverlea Primary School in Athlone, Cape Town has received a 4IR Stream laboratory from the Sakhikamva Foundation and the Polyoak Packaging Group...

12 May 2021

WeThinkCode_ calls for applications from candidates in KZN
WeThinkCode_ calls for applications from candidates in KZNArticle

WeThinkCode_ software programming academy is inviting potential candidates in the KwaZulu-Natal region to apply to its tuition-free, two-year software programming course which starts in July...

12 May 2021

B-BBEE is not just a compliance exercise, but an opportunity for economic growth
B-BBEE is not just a compliance exercise, but an opportunity for economic growthArticle

The purpose of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) is to promote inclusivity and grow all areas of South Africa's economy. If done properly, it helps to close our skills gap, grow the Small Medium Enterprise (SME) sector and encourage entrepreneurship, all of which will stimulate economic growth.

Daniel Orelowitz 11 May 2021

Safeguarding children against cyberbullying in the age of COVID-19Article

As screen time has increased during the pandemic, so has the risk of cyberbullying. What can you do to help protect your children from online bullying and harassment?

Issued by ESET 11 May 2021

Informal traders receive training in bookkeeping
Informal traders receive training in bookkeepingArticle

Thirty-two informal traders in Atlantis, Dunoon and Kraaifontein are being upskilled with accredited bookkeeping training, through the City of Cape Town's Area Economic Development Department...

11 May 2021

Northlink College opens its third centre for specialisation (CoS)
Northlink College opens its third centre for specialisation (CoS)Article

On Thursday, 6 May 2021, Northlink TVET College opened its third Centre of Specialisation (CoS) for Boilermaker at Bellville Campus...

Thozamile Thomas Mvumvu, Issued by Northlink College 11 May 2021

Gibs-Corteva roundtable conversation: Humble hustlers - anecdotes from accomplished farmers
Gibs-Corteva roundtable conversation: Humble hustlers - anecdotes from accomplished farmersArticle

Corteva Agriscience is partnering with the Entrepreneurship Development Academy (EDA) at the Gordon Institute of Business School (Gibs) to host a roundtable event on 10 June 2021...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 11 May 2021

GirlCode, AWS partnership to upskill women on cloud computing
GirlCode, AWS partnership to upskill women on cloud computingArticle

The GirlCode's Software Development Learnership will help 30 unemployed women prepare for careers in tech and IT...

10 May 2021

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...

10 May 2021

No, robots aren't really taking over the workplace
No, robots aren't really taking over the workplaceArticle

The introduction of robots and AI in science fiction books and films has given rise to a fear that machines will soon take over...

10 May 2021

#BehindtheMask: Jennifer Leppington-Clark, MD of Hill+Knowlton Strategies, South Africa
#BehindtheMask: Jennifer Leppington-Clark, MD of Hill+Knowlton Strategies, South AfricaArticle

This week I chat to Jennifer Leppington-Clark, managing director of Hill+Knowlton Strategies, South Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 10 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

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 10 May 2021

Remote training in bioinformatics to upskill scientists across Africa
Remote training in bioinformatics to upskill scientists across AfricaArticle

A new collaboration between Wellcome Connecting Science and H3ABioNet is helping deliver bioinformatics training throughout Africa, helping scientists tackle some of the continent's most urgent health challenges...

7 May 2021

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Beyond tech: Here's where the competitive edge is at for online retailersArticle

What exactly does innovation and agility entail, and how does it work to serve e-commerce-based businesses in 2021, asks Teljoy's Jonathan Hurvitz...

Jonathan Hurvitz 7 May 2021

Walking the milestones to achieve your goal during lockdown
Walking the milestones to achieve your goal during lockdownArticle

Japie Wentzel is about to graduate with his executive MBA. This is no ordinary degree, it's the culmination of a five-year journey that began with some harsh truths and some even tougher lessons...

Issued by Henley Business School 7 May 2021

#OnTheBigScreen: Love Sarah and Those Who Wish Me Dead
#OnTheBigScreen: Love Sarah and Those Who Wish Me DeadArticle

Two films open at South African cinemas, this weekend: Love Sarah and Those Who Wish Me Dead.

Daniel Dercksen 7 May 2021

5 ways SMEs and startups can optimise their advertising budget
5 ways SMEs and startups can optimise their advertising budgetArticle

If it is true that 50% of small businesses fail within the first five years, and the three common causes are known: lack of cash flow, budget overspends, and failure to work from an effective game plan...

Jon Berkowitz & Elan Band 7 May 2021

Outreach Engineering, Wits Healthcare Innovation merge to scale impact
Outreach Engineering, Wits Healthcare Innovation merge to scale impactArticle

Following a successful track record, Outreach Engineering and Wits Healthcare Innovation are merging to scale up their work...

7 May 2021

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CMO report shows marketers risk missing revenue targetsArticle

Chief Marketing Officer Council research has revealed that self-reliant buying and digital-first customer strategies have placed marketing at the center...

6 May 2021

Deputy Minister in the Presidency Thembi Siweya to host trailblazers
Deputy Minister in the Presidency Thembi Siweya to host trailblazersArticle

Thembi Siweya is set to host a delegation of young, African trailblazers excelling in sports, arts and literature at the Union Buildings on Thursday, 6 May 2021...

Issued by Brand South Africa 6 May 2021

DDGs appointment to bring stability in higher education
DDGs appointment to bring stability in higher educationArticle

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Technology has commended the appointment of three new Deputy Directors-General (DDGs), saying it will ensure stability at senior management level in the department...

5 May 2021

Why do we procrastinate?
Why do we procrastinate?Article

The tendency to procrastinate is a problem for many people. The solution to overcome procrastination can be simple and with practice, the method can become second nature...

Julia Kerr Henkel, Issued by Lumminos 5 May 2021

Higher education in a disrupted world
Higher education in a disrupted worldArticle

Higher education institutions have long been considered to be the repositories of knowledge and learning and the structures through which knowledge is produced and disseminated...

Professor Ahmed Shaikh, Issued by Regent Business School 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

Third consecutive level one B-BBEE rating for Samsung South Africa
Third consecutive level one B-BBEE rating for Samsung South AfricaArticle

Samsung achieved a third successive Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) level one contribution status...

Issued by Samsung South Africa 5 May 2021

Expo to encourage youth to explore tourism careers
Expo to encourage youth to explore tourism careersArticle

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Deputy Minister, Buti Manamela, will on Thursday launch a hybrid Heritage Career Expo for learners interested in pursuing careers in the arts, culture and heritage sectors...

5 May 2021

Insourcing: Appreciate the up and downside before you take action
Insourcing: Appreciate the up and downside before you take actionArticle

In this article, we assess the pros and cons when considering whether to bring your media buying in-house or to outsource this critical strategic marketing imperative...

Issued by Advertising Media Forum 5 May 2021

Powering the economy through alternative energy
Powering the economy through alternative energyArticle

South Africa is finalising the much-anticipated Hydrogen Society Roadmap as the country shapes its industrialisation and economic pathway...

5 May 2021

Basa Awards 2021 entries open
Basa Awards 2021 entries openArticle

Entries are open for the 24th Annual Basa (Business and Arts South Africa) Awards partnered by Hollard...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 5 May 2021

What does it take for African women to be successful entrepreneurs?
What does it take for African women to be successful entrepreneurs?Article

According to the World Bank, Africa is the only region in the world with more female than male entrepreneurs. One in four African women start or manage a business, many of them in the informal sector...

Melissa Mbazo-Ekpenyong 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

Compliance a priority as Covid-19 continues to shake up mining
Compliance a priority as Covid-19 continues to shake up miningArticle

Whether large-scale or artisanal, the need for mines to be compliant and ethical is highlighted by the implications for the environment, economy, and communities in which the mines operate...

Janine Espin 5 May 2021

PR industry expert calls young talent to apply for mentorship initiative
PR industry expert calls young talent to apply for mentorship initiativeArticle

Three ambitious, young communications professionals will be given the opportunity to be mentored by PR guru and Eclipse Communications founding partner and strategist, Jacki McEwen-Powell...

Issued by Eclipse Communications 5 May 2021

High-tech multimedia centre for special needs students opens at Vhembe TVET College
High-tech multimedia centre for special needs students opens at Vhembe TVET CollegeArticle

The MTN SA Foundation has launched a state-of-the-art multimedia centre for students with disabilities at Vhembe TVET in Makwarele Campus, Limpopo...

4 May 2021

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