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Futuristic computer game hopes to be tonic for climate change anxiety
Futuristic computer game hopes to be tonic for climate change anxietyArticle

It is the year 2050, the planet is warming up, meals come from nutritional food packs and dozens of new zoonotic viruses are spreading...

Kim Harrisberg 10 hours ago

Huawei enters vehicle market with Seres SF5 luxury crossover
Huawei enters vehicle market with Seres SF5 luxury crossoverArticle

Huawei unveiled at the recent Auto Shanghai 2021 exhibition a battery-powered crossover called the SF5. The vehicle will be produced by Huawei's Chinese car-making partner Seres..

26 Apr 2021

Standard Bank Top Women Leaders publication 16th edition 2021 - it's a must-see!
Standard Bank Top Women Leaders publication 16th edition 2021 - it's a must-see!Article

The 16th edition of Standard Bank Top Women Leaders boasts more than 200 pages of quality content, tons of in depth interviews with trailblazing women and critical information regarding top women-empowered companies...

Issued by Topco Media 15 Apr 2021

Shaping relevance in media coverage
Shaping relevance in media coverageArticle

"Media reach, brand mentions, media relations, investor relations, reputation management, broadcast interviews, growing a brand, crisis communications, publicity campaigns and media analysis are but a huge slice of what your company or brand may benefit by subscribing to media monitoring..."

12 Apr 2021

Ossewa, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Challenging 6 informal sector mythsArticle

Technology liberates. To understand if the informal sector is ready to adopt tech innovation, certain myths need to shattered, says Kim Furman from Synthesis...

Kim Furman 7 Apr 2021

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MoU boosts welding sector's technology credentialsArticle

A new technology and data sharing collaboration between the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) and the CSIR will develop the role of welding in the fourth industrial revolution

1 Apr 2021

How LG's innovative inverter technology is helping us live greener
How LG's innovative inverter technology is helping us live greenerArticle

LG's Smart Inverter technology reduces energy usage while offering better performance in home appliances like fridges, washing machines, dishwashers, and microwaves...

Issued by LG 16 Mar 2021

Technological innovation is key to post-pandemic conferencing
Technological innovation is key to post-pandemic conferencingArticle

The goal now is to drive the business forward through continuing to meet and exceed clients evolving needs through various solutions including technological innovation...

15 Mar 2021

City Lodge Hotel Group announces interim results reflective of pandemic
City Lodge Hotel Group announces interim results reflective of pandemicArticle

The JSE-listed City Lodge Hotel Group has announced its unaudited interim results, reflecting the sweeping effects of the coronavirus pandemic. However, during this time the group has notched up several notable achievements...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 11 Mar 2021

Andrew van Zyl, partner and principal consultant at SRK Consulting
Decarbonisation will need more, better miningArticle

Mining remains a vital part of a low-carbon future, a fact that was confirmed by the topics prioritised at the recent Investing in African Mining Indaba's virtual conference this week....

5 Feb 2021

Kitchen remodeling trends
Kitchen remodeling trendsArticle

For individuals around the globe who are taking on renovations in their own homes, there is quite a lot to be said about the process and the many learning curves that so often (if not always) are central to the process as it is carried out...

Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 3 Feb 2021

Afda launches two cutting edge, collaboration-driven courses for 2021
Afda launches two cutting edge, collaboration-driven courses for 2021Article

Afda is proud to launch a one-year, full-time, collaboration-driven postgraduate diploma in innovation for 2021 on our Johannesburg and Cape Town campuses as well as a three-year cutting edge bachelor of creative writing degree course...

Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 29 Jan 2021

Know your IP: What it takes to make a film
Know your IP: What it takes to make a filmArticle

Filmmaking is a complex collaborative endeavour, giving rise to many different layers of production, including the script or screenplay, the soundtrack, the direction, and the performances. Here we have a look at what every filmmaker should know about the intellectual property of film...

Hugh Melamdowitz 26 Jan 2021

A challenging year lies ahead as digital economy evolves
A challenging year lies ahead as digital economy evolvesArticle

New banking regulations, digital consumers, the eradication of passwords, contactless technology - these are just some of the trends that will shape financial services and payments in 2021...

Gerhard Oosthuizen 14 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Digital solutions need small steps to succeed
#BizTrends2021: Digital solutions need small steps to succeedArticle

Perhaps the greatest opportunity presented by the current technology wave is the capacity to customise digital solutions...

Xanthe Adams 11 Jan 2021

Researchers analyse initial impacts of Covid-19 in Africa
Researchers analyse initial impacts of Covid-19 in AfricaArticle

Professor Ralph Hamann from UCT's Graduate School of Business is among a group of researchers analysing the initial impacts of Covid-19 in Africa...

24 Dec 2020

The mega-trend that will make or break SA education
The mega-trend that will make or break SA educationArticle

Back in 2011, the South African government published its National Development Plan (NDP), which aims to eliminate poverty and reduce inequality by 2030, using education as a cornerstone. If this happens, it said, the unemployment rate would drop to 6% by 2030...

Kathryn Garden 21 Dec 2020

Track-and-trace apps: a new world for data privacy
Track-and-trace apps: a new world for data privacyArticle

Track-and-trace applications are being rolled out around the world to contain the spread of Covid-19, but how much privacy will we have to sacrifice in the fight to stay alive? Jason Kpodo-Tay asks...

Issued by Dentsu 21 Dec 2020

Crime statistics reveal 32% spike in truck hijackings
Crime statistics reveal 32% spike in truck hijackingsArticle

An alarming increase in truck hijackings has raised a red flag for fleet owners to be extra vigilant over the festive season...

9 Dec 2020

Grid-scale battery storage - a reality or not?
Grid-scale battery storage - a reality or not?Article

Grid-scale battery storage could change the power situation in South Africa in many positive ways...

Menno Sulsters 4 Dec 2020

The role of digital transformation in kick-starting African economies
The role of digital transformation in kick-starting African economiesArticle

The digital revolution has officially engaged a higher gear, raising a great deal of curiosity and speculation on technological innovation, adoption, AI and the future of the digital economy...

Tau Mashigo 4 Dec 2020

Pan African Fintech Accelerator open to growth-stage tech startups
Pan African Fintech Accelerator open to growth-stage tech startupsArticle

A six-month Financial Technology Accelerator program designed for high-potential technology businesses looking to scale their business, create partnerships and explore North African markets is calling for applications...

2 Dec 2020

How NFC communicates with consumers
How NFC communicates with consumersArticle

Technological innovation offers increasingly more sophisticated methods of communicating with consumers, one of which is near field communication (NFC) technology...

Issued by Pyrotec 2 Dec 2020

Gender equality - Past, present and future
Gender equality - Past, present and futureArticle

We are once again in the throes of a familiar predicament. 2020 has, unfortunately, yielded even more reason for the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence...

Dhesigen Naidoo 1 Dec 2020

Juta reinvents itself and inspires possibilities in a digital world
Juta reinvents itself and inspires possibilities in a digital worldArticle

South Africa's preeminent education, academic and legal information publishing house, Juta, is reinventing itself as the go-to provider of legal technology platforms, tools for lifelong learning and solutions to grow businesses under the banner of 'Inspiring Possibilities Together'...

Issued by Juta and Company 19 Nov 2020

New research: Huge ICT entry-level job demand for 2021
New research: Huge ICT entry-level job demand for 2021Article

A recently released survey by Harambee Youth Employment forecasts that 66,000 jobs will be in demand in digital and ICT in the next year, two-thirds of which are entry-level roles. Here are the specific jobs that will be sought-after...

4 Nov 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: 'Sustainable innovation can build a better South Africa' - Lesley Williams
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: 'Sustainable innovation can build a better South Africa' - Lesley WilliamsArticle

Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, interviewed Lesley Williams at the Alinea Innovation Master Class to find out South African businesses can use innovation to become more resilient and sustainable...

30 Oct 2020

Hasnaine Yavarhoussen, CEO, Groupe Filatex.
Here's to a modern Africa of continental free trade and energy accessArticle

Africa historically has been an easy target for negative generalisations in the media. Until the early 2000s, stories of conflict, war, poverty, corruption, aid and unemployment dominated the headlines. But today's Africa is not so one-dimensional, nor is it doomed...

Hasnaine Yavarhoussen 27 Oct 2020

Why operational subsidies are key to reforming South Africa's minibus taxi sector
Why operational subsidies are key to reforming South Africa's minibus taxi sectorArticle

The role of government should be to improve and reorganise this sector to address the needs of users. The proposed national operational subsidy is an opportunity to do precisely that...

Benjamin H. Bradlow 12 Oct 2020

Vughala Mashitoa, Sinazo Sgwabe, Jannine Adams and Nomvuselelo Songelwa of Jurni
#Women'sMonth: Reawakening tourism through technologyArticle

Many flourishing tourism businesses saw their income dry up overnight with the arrival of Covid-19. The pandemic has dealt a particularly cruel blow to the women in the industry, who make up 70% of the workforce

20 Aug 2020

#ACACaresCovid19: New north, new narratives and nation building
#ACACaresCovid19: New north, new narratives and nation buildingArticle

More in our series of powerful insights from marketing industry leaders Abey Mokgwatsane, managing executive at Vodacom SA and Africa and Preetesh Sewraj, CEO of the Loeries adding their voices to how together SA business and the creative communications sectors are creating a new "better normal"...

11 Aug 2020

A look at women in tech over the years
A look at women in tech over the yearsArticle

When you think technology, innovation and pioneering, the first names that normally come to mind are those of men...

3 Aug 2020

FAO launches platform to help global community reduce food loss, waste
FAO launches platform to help global community reduce food loss, wasteArticle

Gearing up for the inaugural International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste on 29 September, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has unveiled a new platform...

30 Jul 2020

Xcite20 Conference tackles 4IR and digital transformation
Xcite20 Conference tackles 4IR and digital transformationArticle

Is South Africa ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution? Is Covid-19 accelerating the digital transformation journeys of South African businesses?

17 Jul 2020

AI can turbo-charge your business
AI can turbo-charge your businessArticle

Medium businesses are more likely to reap the benefits of the early-stage disrupters - for example, AI-led software companies tackling business problems...

Sabine Dedering 13 Jul 2020

Dr Nombasa Tsengwa, executive head of coal operations, Exxaro.
Covid-19's positive legacy to miningArticle

The mining sector relies on stability and predictability to remain operational and productive. The current global predicament is something that no-one would've been able to predict until it was too late...

Nombasa Tsengwa 9 Jul 2020

Why global investors should invest in Africa's tech startups
Why global investors should invest in Africa's tech startupsArticle

It's a well-known fact that the youth are the primary consumers of technology. A fact that puts Africa, with its literally hundreds of millions of young people, firmly on the map as a significant global launchpad for technology startups.

Kashira Naidoo & Zach George 25 Jun 2020

The official era of the entrepreneur
The official era of the entrepreneurArticle

Throughout human history, crises have been pivotal in developing our societies. Pandemics have helped advance healthcare systems, wars have fuelled technological innovations and the global financial crisis helped advance tech companies...

10 Jun 2020

[REPORT]: Tech innovation is critical for future sustainability
[REPORT]: Tech innovation is critical for future sustainabilityArticle

The latest Ericsson ConsumerLab report reveals fresh insights on consumer attitudes toward sustainability challenges - and how technology could help them to make a greater positive impact...

10 Jun 2020

Are you ready for the 4IR?
Are you ready for the 4IR?Article

Business leaders are currently facing two high-level challenges: the need for business model innovation and identifying how best to use the next generation of technologies...

1 Jun 2020

Renewables are here to stay and grow
Renewables are here to stay and growArticle

According to the International Energy Agency, 72% of all installed power capacity globally in 2019 originated from renewable energy, and it expects it to grow in 2020, despite the pandemic...

Nicci Botha 1 Jun 2020

Strategic sourcing value beyond cost-savings in times of crisis
Strategic sourcing value beyond cost-savings in times of crisisArticle

With reducing spending as one of its key strategic goals, strategic sourcing is now more pressured to deliver value, particularly in times of crisis...

Issued by Barloworld Logistics 26 May 2020

Technology is Africa's biggest undiscovered gold mine
Technology is Africa's biggest undiscovered gold mineArticle

Technology has the potential to fundamentally transform societies. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and broadband are becoming central to the societal developments around the world...

Donald Waigumbulizi 22 May 2020

Merging tech with employee wellbeing
Merging tech with employee wellbeingArticle

There is no doubt that Covid-19 has been a catalyst for change. As social distancing becomes the new normal, entire workforces have needed to connect as well as collaborate remotely.

Terence Moolman 3 May 2020

A day in the lockdown life of Grid Worldwide MD Masego Motsogi
A day in the lockdown life of Grid Worldwide MD Masego MotsogiArticle

MD of Grid Worldwide, Masego Motsogi's account of work-life in the time of Covid-19, part of a series of articles looking into how agencies and agency folk are responding to the crisis and viewing it through a creative lens...

Jessica Tennant 28 Apr 2020

100 Beautiful Things showcases SA's creative design and ingenuity
100 Beautiful Things showcases SA's creative design and ingenuityArticle

The V&A Waterfront's new 100 Beautiful Things initiative celebrates the creativity of the makers behind some of South Africa's most inspiring projects, products, ideas and experiences...

22 Apr 2020

Dis-Chem pharmacists train on the go with Smart-Cnnect
Dis-Chem pharmacists train on the go with Smart-CnnectArticle

In-store advertising innovator Smart Media has partnered with e-learning provider Cnnect to launch a game-changing new way to train all Dis-Chem pharmacy staff on the move...

Issued by Smart Media 31 Mar 2020

Do things differently to gain competitive advantage
Do things differently to gain competitive advantageArticle

As organisations become increasingly more complex, there are now more moving parts in your business than ever before...

28 Feb 2020

Joe Keenan, managing director, BME
More hopeful times for mining for 2020, but plenty of uncertaintyArticle

There is considerable uncertainty that plagues the global economy going into 2020, but times are looking better for the mining sector this year and next...

Joe Keenan 26 Feb 2020

Via Afrika 4IR training course launched
Via Afrika 4IR training course launchedArticle

Via Afrika has launched an online training course to demystify the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)...

24 Feb 2020

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