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New CEO appointed to map out AfriGIS growth path
New CEO appointed to map out AfriGIS growth pathArticle

The board of directors of AfriGIS have announced the appointment of Hein Badenhorst who assumes the position of chief executive officer of South Africa's geospatial information science leader...

Issued by AfriGIS 8 hours ago

Embracing the powerful potential of local SEO
Embracing the powerful potential of local SEOArticle

At the end of the day, SEO is incredibly powerful and local SEO is even more so...

Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 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

Makoko neighbourhood in Lagos, initially founded as a fishing village.Frédéric Soltan/Corbis via Getty Images
Can Covid-19 inspire a new way of planning African cities?Article

Health crises are not new in Africa. The continent has grappled with infectious diseases on all levels, from local (such as malaria) to regional (Ebola) to global (Covid-19)...

Patrick Brandful Cobbinah, Ellis Adjei Adams & Michael Odei Erdiaw-Kwasie 15 hours ago

Helping businesses navigate through today's challenging economic environment
Helping businesses navigate through today's challenging economic environmentArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought disruptions and devastating impact on the South African economy with several businesses reeling from the effects of this pandemic. The South African and global economy has taken an unexpected turn and this has had dire consequences on businesses...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 3 days ago

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It's in the science, stupid!Article

Joe Public United's group chief strategic officer, Laurent Marty, tackles the subject of a new age in marketing - namely, the rise and growth of science-based advertising. Here, he describes how strategic planners should embrace essential new insights in order to reach maximum efficiency through creative campaigns...

Laurent Marty 3 days ago

Shaking the foundations: Time to change the structure of our cities
Shaking the foundations: Time to change the structure of our citiesArticle

It's easy to fall into the doom-and-gloom trap of how the current pandemic will forever change the face of cities...

Patrick McInerney, Christoph Malan, Catharine Atkins and Malika Walele 3 days ago

New report shows brand leaders face big challenges aligning marketing and comms teams
New report shows brand leaders face big challenges aligning marketing and comms teamsArticle

The CMO Council report also addressed how Covid-19 increased the importance to deliver cohesive messaging...

17 Sep 2020

Hola Business launches business plan training
Hola Business launches business plan trainingArticle

Hola Business is now offering online business plan training for South African entrepreneurs.

17 Sep 2020

Goedgedacht Trust to host online benefit auction
Goedgedacht Trust to host online benefit auctionArticle

The Goedgedacht Trust, a farm-based community support organisation in the Swartland region of the Western Cape, is set to host an online benefit auction, starting Thursday, 1 October...

17 Sep 2020

#PulpNonFiction: From cynical crisis capitalism to authentic brand empathy
#PulpNonFiction: From cynical crisis capitalism to authentic brand empathyArticle

Bronwyn Williams has observed the ways businesses and brands have responded to the crisis, the one being cynical crisis capitalism and the other, authentic brand empathy...

Bronwyn Williams 17 Sep 2020

Oil & gas industry slow to address cyber threats
Oil & gas industry slow to address cyber threatsArticle

International oil and gas companies face increased political risk because of cyber attacks and they will need to change the way they approach risk management to minimise the impact of cyber threats...

Alec Basson 17 Sep 2020

Shiraaz Joosub, healthcare sales executive,T-Systems South Africa
Sustainable interoperability is key to quality integrated public healthcare in South AfricaArticle

South Africa's public sector healthcare institutions do not have the budget needed to implement progressive e-health strategies, such as collating patient records across different facilities in a simple and transparent manner...

Shiraaz Joosub 16 Sep 2020

Challenger Type - The Missionary
Challenger Type - The MissionaryArticle

In an environment that indexes high on unemployment, poor education, gangsterism and drug abuse, hope can be hard to come by. For many, that's the reality of living in the Cape Flats in South Africa's Western Cape...

Issued by eatbigfish 15 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

Using analytics to improve performance and enhance client relationships
Using analytics to improve performance and enhance client relationshipsArticle

A key factor in ensuring long-term relationships is quality customer service. By using advanced data analytics, you can better understand your consumer base and deliver on expectations...

Chris Kayiya 15 Sep 2020

R Squared formally partners with syndicated agencies
R Squared formally partners with syndicated agenciesArticle

R Squared announces a formal partnership with industry leaders such as iProspect and Posterscope of the international Dentsu Aegis Network...

Issued by R-Squared SA 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

Treasury advisors body launched
Treasury advisors body launchedArticle

A voluntary organisation, the South African Association of Treasury Advisors (SAATA), was recently launched to represent both big and small treasury advisors...

14 Sep 2020

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MMA SA Smarties announces 5 new Covid-19 categories and entering is freeArticle

The MMA SA Smarties has launched its Business Unusual Categories alongside its core categories for 2020, as well as a new submission process. Thanks to its partners, it will be free to enter this year's MMA SA Smarties...

14 Sep 2020

Rebounding from Covid-9: Understanding humans in uncertainty
Rebounding from Covid-9: Understanding humans in uncertaintyArticle

Simply put, there are realities around the return to travel that we will need to attend to. And to approach the new normal, founder and managing editor of Luxury Travel Editors, Dean McCoubreyo has proposed 'The new five Ps of travel marketing for premium brands.'

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

Official announcement: MojoReporter launches exciting new features
Official announcement: MojoReporter launches exciting new featuresArticle

A new era: Today we are announcing our exciting rollout of the new, improved MojoReporter - which will change the way mobile content is captured, stored and published...

Issued by Publisher’s Toolbox 14 Sep 2020

How 'Jerusalema' has got the world dancing
How 'Jerusalema' has got the world dancingArticle

'Jerusalema' by South African DJ and record producer, Master KG, featuring Nomcebo Zikode, has taken the world by storm as people around the world have now even created a dance challenge with the song...

Issued by Meltwater 14 Sep 2020

So Interactive proud to be named a top digital marketing partner in South Africa by Clutch
So Interactive proud to be named a top digital marketing partner in South Africa by ClutchArticle

In light of our outstanding achievement and prowess, we've been named a top digital marketing partner in South Africa based by Clutch, a verified reviews platform...

Issued by So Interactive 14 Sep 2020

Former Cosmopolitan SA editors launch Mood creative agency
Former Cosmopolitan SA editors launch Mood creative agencyArticle

Following the closure of Cosmopolitan South Africa, former editor-in-chief Holly Meadows and fashion director, Cleopatra Marcopoulos today announced the launch of Mood creative agency...

14 Sep 2020

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Experts dissect SA's Covid-19 responseArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic caught the country unaware, but several lessons can be drawn from the crisis as we look ahead into implementing the National Health Insurance (NHI)...

14 Sep 2020

Alcohol industry donates R20m worth of PPE to SA hospitals
Alcohol industry donates R20m worth of PPE to SA hospitalsArticle

The South African alcohol industry is assisting the government's efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic by donating PPE worth almost R20m over two months...

11 Sep 2020

Recycling tips for your business
Recycling tips for your businessArticle

We've got some great recycling tips for your business. Whether you're in the process of moving office or working from home, these tips are sure to help...

Issued by The Document Warehouse 11 Sep 2020

The Africa nexus - intra-trade and investment as drivers of African development
The Africa nexus - intra-trade and investment as drivers of African developmentArticle

Brand South Africa hosted an Africa nexus research reference group webinar with key objectives to determine insights and perspectives on how the African Continental Free Trade (AcFTA) could enable economic recovery and development in the context of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Issued by Brand South Africa 10 Sep 2020

Putting power back in the hands of the consumer
Putting power back in the hands of the consumerArticle

Brand Hubb CEO Rob Anderson tells us why he believes loyalty is priceless and says that having loyal customers creates opportunities for targeted messaging and tailored campaigns resulting in increased ROI...

Jessica Tennant 10 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

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Digital or die - have we overcorrected the fundamentals of marketing?Article

It only took half a year, but in that time the world as we know it changed forever. Even though certain aspects of life are likely to revert to type, there are both big differences and small variations which have affected much of how we'll do life going forward...

Leigh-Anne Acquisto 10 Sep 2020

Cardiovascular risk factors are high in Sierra Leone. Steven Rubin
Why Sierra Leone needs to focus on cardiovascular healthArticle

Cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors, such as diabetes and high blood pressure, are major causes of death and disability globally.

Maria Odland & Justine Ina Davies 10 Sep 2020

#StartupStartAgain: Did I learn from the past?
#StartupStartAgain: Did I learn from the past?Article

With the ravaging effects Covid-19 has had on the economy, the only choice for many entrepreneurs was to start again. But, did they learn from the past?

Allon Raiz 9 Sep 2020

Failing Africa's farmers, starving the continent
Failing Africa's farmers, starving the continentArticle

African farm groups demand answers of Green Revolution Forum...

Timothy A. Wise 9 Sep 2020

Policy dialogue on local green SMME recovery supported by EU Delegation in SA
Policy dialogue on local green SMME recovery supported by EU Delegation in SAArticle

Earlier this month the EU Delegation in South Africa engaged with national, provincial and local South African government stakeholders on the theme of green SMME recovery...

9 Sep 2020

Customer value matters in the time of Covid-19
Customer value matters in the time of Covid-19Article

What should customer experience look like in the time of Covid-19? It may all come down to speed and convenience, or perhaps human touch and making a real connection is still key...

Mark Wilson 9 Sep 2020

New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards announces finalists
New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards announces finalistsArticle

The finalists of the 2020 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards have been announced, featuring a record number of agencies, corporates and individuals and representing 100s of South African brands...

8 Sep 2020

Tijsbert Creemers, managing director and partner, Boston Consulting Group
Mobile payments will unlock new business for banks in AfricaArticle

Mobile payments and other phone-based transactions represent a must-win opportunity for banks in Africa. The estimated market in facilitating payments alone is $500bn...

8 Sep 2020

5 imperatives when reimagining go-to-market strategies post pandemic
5 imperatives when reimagining go-to-market strategies post pandemicArticle

The coronavirus pandemic has hampered companies' go-to-market strategies everywhere, but nowhere has the disruption been more severe than in emerging markets...

Stefano Niavas 8 Sep 2020

Fast-tracking the future of shopping malls
Fast-tracking the future of shopping mallsArticle

Is the long-imagined retail apocalypse on our doorstep? If you have entered a shopping mall recently, you might begin to think so...

Lars Veul 8 Sep 2020

How tourism can lead Covid-19 recovery and why Africa is well placed to benefit
How tourism can lead Covid-19 recovery and why Africa is well placed to benefitArticle

Secretary-General of UN World Tourism Organization Zurab Pololikashvili's shares his thoughts on how African tourism destinations can lead in recovery efforts...

Zurab Pololikashvili 7 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

Using digital marketing to secure the survival of SA's travel industry
Using digital marketing to secure the survival of SA's travel industryArticle

As South Africa settles into lockdown level 2, many businesses in the hospitality and travel sectors are struggling to differentiate themselves as they compete for the limited spend of a still wary public. Incubeta specialists look at practical digital tips to help local venues attract customers...

7 Sep 2020

Covid-19 testing at Exxaro operations. Photo: Exxaro
Miners outline Covid-19 strategiesArticle

Given it's nature, the mining industry has adopted various approaches to Covid-19 testing to reduce mitigating impact it has on operations...

7 Sep 2020

Property investment: Exploring opportunity in adversity
Property investment: Exploring opportunity in adversityArticle

Paul Stevens, CEO of Just Property, weighs in on the property investment opportunities available in the current climate of low interest rates and recession...

7 Sep 2020

Government should pay people to dig holes and then fill them
Government should pay people to dig holes and then fill themArticle

It was not until high levels of unemployment ensued in the 1930s that policymakers in the UK and US started to pay attention to Keynes' powerful argument for active demand management...

Dr Sitsabo Dlamini 4 Sep 2020

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