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A watershed moment for e-commerce in SA
A watershed moment for e-commerce in SAArticle

During the PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit held this week, Jonathan Smit said that for businesses seeking growth, "online is where it's at"...

Lauren Hartzenberg 4 hours ago

Marius Reitz, GM, Africa, Luno
6 Bitcoin myths bustedArticle

Is it just a passing fad or the future of money? Is it a bubble or does it have value? Many South Africans hold strong views on Bitcoin, even as the cryptocurrency smashes through all-time price highs in 2021...

Marius Reitz 7 hours ago

International aid to Africa needs an overhaul. Tips on what needs to change
International aid to Africa needs an overhaul. Tips on what needs to changeArticle

Many African countries still rely heavily on foreign aid. However, several studies have shown that foreign aid has failed to deliver sustainable economic growth...

Tigist Mekonnen Melesse 8 hours ago

Omni introduces next wave of digital transformation with ed-tech partner, P4P
Omni introduces next wave of digital transformation with ed-tech partner, P4PArticle

The market is saturated with conversations around learning, where the jargon of the day is either online, e-learning, digital learning or the latest being hybrid learning. Organisations and learning practitioners grapple with how "effective" the transfer of learning takes place in a digital world...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 10 hours ago

The rise of the hybrid media agency: How is the media industry transforming?
The rise of the hybrid media agency: How is the media industry transforming?Article

It's 2021 and the era of the hybrid media agency is upon us. Something that, thanks to the rise of digital, has happened quicker than anticipated...

Issued by Advertising Media Forum 10 hours ago

Partnership launches digital solution for SA livestock buyer, auction market
Partnership launches digital solution for SA livestock buyer, auction marketArticle

New technology and the use of data are impacting every industry, and agriculture is no exception...

11 hours ago

African industrialisation and intracontinental trade can lead to an employment boom
African industrialisation and intracontinental trade can lead to an employment boomArticle

Africa has the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Asia's manufacturing giants over the next decade, and reinvent itself as the world's next production powerhouse, says KAS Africa CEO Vinny Perumal...

Issued by KAS Africa 11 hours ago

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A year in review: Covid-19 and the consumer sectorArticle

The economic consequences of Covid-19 are continuing to be felt in the form of changed shopping patterns and lifestyles, but also faster innovation and technology adoption...

Ashleigh Blair, Bernadette Versfeld and Kelvin Madembo 11 hours ago

The AfCFTA can change the circumstances of millions of African SMEs
The AfCFTA can change the circumstances of millions of African SMEsArticle

With all the challenges that the Covid-19 pandemic has presented to Africa, there are many exciting changes afoot...

Amrote Abdella 12 hours ago

POS transaction values predicted to exceed $17.3tn globally by 2026
POS transaction values predicted to exceed $17.3tn globally by 2026Article

The total value of transactions processed by POS terminals will exceed $17.3tn in 2026, from $14.8tn in 2021, according to a new study by Juniper Research...

12 hours ago

Does your data backup still meet your needs in a SaaS-driven world?
Does your data backup still meet your needs in a SaaS-driven world?Article

Organisations need to ensure their backup strategy has evolved along with their production environment, or risk being unable to recover in the event of a disaster...

Hemant Harie 1 day ago

World Telecommunication Day heightens the importance of ICT to transform SA
World Telecommunication Day heightens the importance of ICT to transform SAArticle

As SA places a spotlight on the urgency to ramp up access to connectivity and the benefits the internet and ICT can bring to our people and economy this World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD), more can be done to unlock the potential of digital solutions in transforming our country and economy.

Cecil Mashawana 1 day ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Jerome Adonis helps to create magic with Rémy Martin
#BehindtheBrandManager: Jerome Adonis helps to create magic with Rémy MartinArticle

Jerome Adonis gives us more insight into how to successfully manage a global brand locally, and what the future looks like for Rémy Martin...

Emily Stander 1 day ago

Capture the Candidate: Recruitment 2021
Capture the Candidate: Recruitment 2021Article

The hunt for the right talent is on, but significant challenges are impacting how companies approach, and retain, their people...

Issued by Prime Reason 1 day ago

How to create safer e-commerce marketplaces for shoppers
How to create safer e-commerce marketplaces for shoppersArticle

To regain the trust of a shopper defrauded by a seller on a marketplace platform is very difficult, which is why preventing fraudulent activities is advised above trying to pick up the pieces after the fact...

Issued by Bitventure 1 day ago

Q&A with Dr Keitumetse Mothibeli, CEO of Crystal Partners
Q&A with Dr Keitumetse Mothibeli, CEO of Crystal PartnersArticle

This year's Freedom Day, 27 of April 2021, did not just mark South Africa's celebration of past progressive triumph towards emancipation, but the day also significantly marked progress in entrepreneurship as Crystal Partners was launched in Johannesburg...

Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

Create Mozambique celebrates 25 years of firsts
Create Mozambique celebrates 25 years of firstsArticle

During these past 25 years, Create Mozambique has evolved as the market opened up to the importance that advertising and marketing has on the impact of businesses, brands and institutions...

Issued by Dentsu 1 day ago

Belong, believe, behave: The drivers underpinning real engagement and value for both customers and brands
Belong, believe, behave: The drivers underpinning real engagement and value for both customers and brandsArticle

Lighthouse is a white-label game and content platform that allows brands to engage with their customers in a way that unites digital and real-world experiences...

Glenn Gillis, Issued by Irvine Partners 1 day 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 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021

Merlee Jayme named jury chair for Cresta Awards 2021
Merlee Jayme named jury chair for Cresta Awards 2021Article

Merlee Jayme, global president of Dentsu McGarrybowen, has been appointed as this year's chair of the Cresta Awards...

14 May 2021

Here's why SA's top tech influencers are hailing the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G as the best smartphone right now
Here's why SA's top tech influencers are hailing the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G as the best smartphone right nowArticle

The Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, delivers Samsung's most advanced and intelligent pro-grade camera system, brightest and smartest display in a Galaxy and best Galaxy performance in a smartphone yet...

Issued by Samsung South Africa 14 May 2021

Dis-Chem prepped for vaccination rollout with 32 sites secured
Dis-Chem prepped for vaccination rollout with 32 sites securedArticle

Dis-Chem Pharmacies has confirmed its readiness for Covid-19 vaccination rollout...

14 May 2021

Incubeta expands offering with launch of Dubai and Mexico offices
Incubeta expands offering with launch of Dubai and Mexico officesArticle

Digital marketing group, Incubeta has announced its expansion into Latin America (LATAM), and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), with the opening of two new offices in Dubai and Mexico City, Mexico...

Issued by Incubeta 14 May 2021

Borderless Access strengthens healthcare, consumer insights and analytics businesses with new appointments
Borderless Access strengthens healthcare, consumer insights and analytics businesses with new appointmentsArticle

Borderless Access, the digital market research company, has announced three new appointments - Nick Love as principal consultant - BA Health for Europe; Niraj Morey as AVP - client development for Middle East Region; and Donna-lee Ginsberg as senior account manager for the US...

Issued by Borderless Access 14 May 2021

Clubhouse gets thumbs-up on Android, but thumbs-down on social media [Analysis]
Clubhouse gets thumbs-up on Android, but thumbs-down on social media [Analysis]Article

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, new social media platforms, such as Clubhouse, have been welcomed with open arms by online users, in a search for new and meaningful ways to connect differently to usual social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook...

Issued by Meltwater 14 May 2021

How HelloFCB+ and Fuelcontent collaborated to help Ninety One create financial advertising for a world of change
How HelloFCB+ and Fuelcontent collaborated to help Ninety One create financial advertising for a world of changeArticle

Ninety One is one of those rare companies that actually do what it says on the box - Investing for a World of Change. And their brand new TVC (aptly titled "Change Changes") is more than just a testament to this philosophy...

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 14 May 2021

Solar minibuses for Africa? Data seen as key to green transport switch
Solar minibuses for Africa? Data seen as key to green transport switchArticle

As emissions from African transport surge, governments need to find ways to encourage a shift to cleaner, healthier electric vehicles...

Megan Rowling 14 May 2021

Artisanal miners work at a cobalt mine-pit in Tulwizembe, Katanga province, Democratic Republic of Congo, November 25, 2015. Picture taken November 25, 2015. Reuters/Kenny Katombe/File Photo
Cobalt, Congo and a mass artisanal mining experimentArticle

Cobalt epitomises the minerals conundrum at the heart of the green technology revolution....

Andy Home 14 May 2021

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 13 May 2021

AI is set to revolutionise the print industry
AI is set to revolutionise the print industryArticle

The explosion of digital media has had a major impact on how business is done and how consumers are engaged. It's perhaps not surprising then, that many might believe the future of printing is not that bright. However, they are mistaken.

Greg Griffith 13 May 2021

A new tiered approach is needed to secure data collected from IoT devices
A new tiered approach is needed to secure data collected from IoT devicesArticle

In order to deliver business benefits, data must be transferred to a storage repository quickly to be analysed...

Hayden Sadler 13 May 2021

8 post-Covid grocery retail survival strategies
8 post-Covid grocery retail survival strategiesArticle

What can grocery retailers do to ensure that they retain their current customers and attract more customers to their stores once the Covid-19 pandemic has ended, asks UJ's Semona Pillay...

Semona Pillay 13 May 2021

Regulations around self-driving cars to be introduced in South Africa
Regulations around self-driving cars to be introduced in South AfricaArticle

The Department of Transport is planning on introducing regulations around self-driving cars as it expects autonomous vehicles...

13 May 2021

Protesters gather in Cambridge to demand that AstraZeneca shares blueprints for its Covid-19 vaccine. Luciana Guerra/PA Images via Getty Images
Trips waiver: US support is a major step but no guarantee of Covid-19 vaccine equityArticle

In a momentous shift, the US recently agreed to support a waiver of the Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (Trips) agreement ...

Erin Hannah, James Scott, Silke Trommer & Sophie Harman 13 May 2021

Herbalife Nutrition appoints first South African NAB member
Herbalife Nutrition appoints first South African NAB memberArticle

Herbalife Nutrition, a global leader in nutrition, recently announced the appointment of the first-ever South African Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB) Member...

Issued by Clockwork Digital 13 May 2021

FlySafair, Tripco partner to launch all-in-one travel package solutions
FlySafair, Tripco partner to launch all-in-one travel package solutionsArticle

"As our whole industry works together toward recovery, we wanted to expand our offering to customers giving them the option to book all the elements of a local getaway in one place."

13 May 2021

Media monitoring: here's why you need the human touch
Media monitoring: here's why you need the human touchArticle

'Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches'...

Joe Hamman 13 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

Queen B levels up, her everyday with her Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
Queen B levels up, her everyday with her Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5GArticle

Africa's social media darling, Bonang Matheba, recently shared her review of the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G - a device that's also grabbing the headlines...

Issued by Samsung South Africa 12 May 2021

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Creative Liaisons starts coaching programmeArticle

London International Awards announced the start of the 2021 Creative Liaisons' fully-funded virtual one-to-one coaching programme...

12 May 2021

#StartupFunding101: Raising capital in Africa and crossing the bridge to the US
#StartupFunding101: Raising capital in Africa and crossing the bridge to the USArticle

Pardon Makumbe, co-founder and managing partner of CRE Venture Capital, chats about the challenges of raising capital in Africa and shares advice on crossing the bridge to the US...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 May 2021

Meltwater now listed and trading on Euronext Growth
Meltwater now listed and trading on Euronext GrowthArticle

Meltwater, a leading global provider of media intelligence and social analytics Software-as-a-Service solutions, has been admitted to trading on Euronext Growth Oslo (ticker code: MWTR)...

Issued by Meltwater 12 May 2021

Concentrated solar power plant. Source Wikipedia
First CSP molten salt tower expected to electrify 210,000 SA homes during peak demand periodsArticle

Historically, fossil fuels have dominated the power generation landscape, thanks to their relative affordability and dispatchability. Over the last decade however, the picture has changed considerably...

12 May 2021

Beyond data in Kenya: How the right SaaS company can help your business
Beyond data in Kenya: How the right SaaS company can help your businessArticle

With more than 22 million internet users and over 11 million social media users in Kenya, access to digital data is on the rise in the country that continues to be a technological hub on the African continent...

Siphesihle Hlela 12 May 2021

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