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#Newsmaker: Larry Madowo joins CNN as Nairobi-based correspondent
#Newsmaker: Larry Madowo joins CNN as Nairobi-based correspondentArticle

Larry Madowo has left the BBC to take up a new position with CNN as the network's Nairobi-based correspondent, officially starting on Monday, 17 May 2021...

Evan-Lee Courie 29 minutes ago

5 ways to mitigate the impact of poor road infrastructure on your fleet
5 ways to mitigate the impact of poor road infrastructure on your fleetArticle

For those responsible for the truck fleets that keep goods moving in, out and around the country, the state of our roads is an important factor that can impact both profitability and productivity...

Jason Mellow 49 minutes ago

Quarantine hotels: A history of controversy and occasional comfort
Quarantine hotels: A history of controversy and occasional comfortArticle

Exploring the history of quarantine hotels reveals ambivalences and inequities that continue to fuel debates over their effectiveness in the era of Covid-19...

Kevin James 2 hours ago

The African and South African films to watch at the 2021 Encounters Doccie Fest
The African and South African films to watch at the 2021 Encounters Doccie FestArticle

The 2021 Encounters South African International Documentary Festival will be held from 10 to 20 June. This year's programme lineup includes an array of documentary films from South Africa and the rest of the continent.

3 hours ago

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

Hippo.co.za campaign provides insight into better spending habits
Hippo.co.za campaign provides insight into better spending habitsArticle

Hippo.co.za has launched an advertising campaign aimed at encouraging consumers to make better purchasing decisions...

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 3 days ago

Remote work - employee rights not black and white
Remote work - employee rights not black and whiteArticle

According to a recent global study from PWC, only one in ten employees are willing to return to the traditional commute-to-work lifestyle...

3 days ago

Redefine Properties defers dividend decision
Redefine Properties defers dividend decisionArticle

Redefine Properties shareholders will have to wait a little longer for a dividend after the company said on Friday, 14 May, that it has deferred a decision on...

Nqobile Dludla 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

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."

3 days ago

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his State of the Nation address in parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, February 11, 2021. Esa Alexander/Pool via Reuter/File Photo
South Africa investors cheer Ramaphosa rival's suspensionArticle

Investors are celebrating the suspension of one of the main party rivals of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as a sign that he is finally tightening his grip on the governing African National Congress (ANC)...

Alexander Winning 13 May 2021

BETI's April figures show rapid economic recovery, but not real growth
BETI's April figures show rapid economic recovery, but not real growthArticle

The BankservAfrica Economic Transactions Index (BETI) recorded the highest and fastest growth on record in April 2021 owing to the low base in April 2020 and the current high commodity prices...

13 May 2021

World premiere of JM Coetzee's Life and Times of Michael K to show at The Baxter
World premiere of JM Coetzee's Life and Times of Michael K to show at The BaxterArticle

The Baxter Theatre Centre is proud to announce the world premiere of Nobel Prize-winning author JM Coetzee's Life and Times of Michael K, adapted for the stage by Lara Foot, in collaboration with the Handspring Puppet Company.

13 May 2021

ACI World shows economic fundamentals are a benchmark for recovery
ACI World shows economic fundamentals are a benchmark for recoveryArticle

Airports Council International World has published its 2021 Economics Report and Industry Key Performance Indicators which explore the fundamentals of the industry as airports plan their long term recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

12 May 2021

Dr Bha Ndungane-Tlakula, country medical director, South Africa, Pfizer
#InternationalNursesDay: The backbone of SA's healthcare systemArticle

Nurses have emerged as heroes in the fight against Covid-19. The grit, quick decision-making and compassion required to take care of patients in the face of a terrifying global pandemic...

Bha Ndungane-Tlakula 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

Should we vaccinate all returned travellers in hotel quarantine? It's no magic fix but it could reduce risks
Should we vaccinate all returned travellers in hotel quarantine? It's no magic fix but it could reduce risksArticle

You only have to prevent one case, which could have otherwise led to community spread and lockdown, for such a scheme to pay for itself many times over...

12 May 2021

Why Rosebank is Jozi's best property investment
Why Rosebank is Jozi's best property investmentArticle

Rosebank encompasses the excitement of fast-paced city life and the calm beauty of leafy suburbia, placing it in high demand...

Chris Renecle 12 May 2021

Sun International scoops African marketing award
Sun International scoops African marketing awardArticle

Sun International's Africa sales and marketing manager, Didier Bayeye-Mbombo, has won the coveted Best Tourism Marketer in Africa Award for 2019. The awards were meant to be presented in 2020 but were delayed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic...

12 May 2021

New discovery lands NWU researcher a spot in top science publication
New discovery lands NWU researcher a spot in top science publicationArticle

When magnetic fields and long strokes of hot gas known as jets interact, the jets become bent. This is an important discovery and, for his contribution to it, Professor James O Chibueze has earned a space in the prestigious research publication, Nature...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 11 May 2021

Diabetes is a leading cause of death in the country. PixelCatchers via GettyImages
Our research shows gaps in South Africa's diabetes management programmeArticle

Diabetes is currently the ninth most common cause of death in the world...

Patrick Ngassa Piotie, Elizabeth M Webb & Paul Rheeder 11 May 2021

Type Directors Club winners announced
Type Directors Club winners announcedArticle

NEW YORK, US - Typography organisation, The Type Directors Club, part of The One Club for Creativity, has unveiled the winners for its two global awards programmes...

10 May 2021

Magazines ABC Q1 2021: Little good news for magazines
Magazines ABC Q1 2021: Little good news for magazinesArticle

The Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) Q1 2021 shows a littering of publications resigning or being discontinued, with not much good news...

Danette Breitenbach 10 May 2021

Jaco van Jaarsveldt, chief decision analytics officer, Experian Africa
The importance of alternative data in a tough lending environmentArticle

The devastating economic impact of Covid-19 has created a much tougher lending environment for credit providers that now need to go far beyond traditional criteria when assessing risk and modelling future losses on credit granted...

Jaco van Jaarsveldt 10 May 2021

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African airline passenger traffic sinks by 73.7% in MarchArticle

The International Air Transport Association has revealed that global passenger traffic fell in March 2021 compared to pre-Covid levels but rose compared to the immediate month prior...

10 May 2021

A healthcare worker receives the Johnson and Johnson coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccination at Khayelitsha Hospital near Cape Town. Reuters/Mike Hutchings
South Africa picks up first cases of coronavirus variant from IndiaArticle

South Africa's health ministry said it had detected the first four cases of a new coronavirus variant that emerged in India and was responsible for a surge of infections and deaths in the Asian country...

Wendell Roelf 10 May 2021

Kenya starts its first national wildlife census
Kenya starts its first national wildlife censusArticle

Kenya began its first national wildlife census on Friday, 7 May, aiming to aid conservation and identify threats to its vast but threatened wildlife populations...

Ayenat Mersie 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

Savanna and Comedy Central Africa continue to show their unwavering support for SA's comedic talent
Savanna and Comedy Central Africa continue to show their unwavering support for SA's comedic talentArticle

Savanna Premium Cider announced that Comedy Central Live at the Savanna Virtual Comedy Bar season three will air on 17 May 2021 at 10pm CAT (channel 122 on DSTV)...

Issued by Distell 10 May 2021

National Arts Festival to present in-person, virtual and nationwide programme in 2021
National Arts Festival to present in-person, virtual and nationwide programme in 2021Article

The 2021 edition of the National Arts Festival (NAF) will include an in-person, virtual and countrywide programme in July...

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

DIY and home services supporting franchise industry recovery
DIY and home services supporting franchise industry recoveryArticle

The news that listed group Italtile expects its full-year earnings to surge by 70% is an impressive business growth story in the midst of a pandemic...

7 May 2021

IATA welcomes G20 Push to restart tourism
IATA welcomes G20 Push to restart tourismArticle

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism...

7 May 2021

Encounters Documentary Fest returns in June 2021
Encounters Documentary Fest returns in June 2021Article

The 23rd edition of the Encounters South African International Documentary Festival will be held virtually from 10 to 20 June 2021. The lineup will include films, webinars, debates and Q&A with local and international directors.

7 May 2021

Botswana beckons - In Review: Ker & Downey Botswana and Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge
Botswana beckons - In Review: Ker & Downey Botswana and Ghoha Hills Savuti LodgeArticle

Debbie Hathway reviews a stay at Dinaka and Okuti at Ker & Downey Botswana and Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge in Botswana.

Debbie Hathway 6 May 2021

Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by court
Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by courtArticle

Is it fair to dismiss an employee who came to work, knowing that he was exposed to Covid-19? Absolutely, said the Labour Court in a recent judgment...

Johan Botes 5 May 2021

Will vaccines spur the business travel sector's recovery? Here are 5 things to consider
Will vaccines spur the business travel sector's recovery? Here are 5 things to considerArticle

Reigniting business travel calls for the tourism and travel industry to consider what will work and what won't when it comes to Covid-19 vaccines and health passports...

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

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

#BehindtheMask: Astika Chetram, co-founder and MD of Imajinnation Marketing
#BehindtheMask: Astika Chetram, co-founder and MD of Imajinnation MarketingArticle

Astika Chetram is the co-founder and MD of a small marketing agency called Imajinnation Marketing with extensive experience in the automotive industry...

Jessica Tennant 5 May 2021

Specialist cancer diagnosis and treatment centre opens in Lagos
Specialist cancer diagnosis and treatment centre opens in LagosArticle

Nigeria's first 'one-stop centre' for cancer diagnosis and treatment, the Marcelle Ruth Cancer Centre and Specialist Hospital (MRCCSH) has opened on Victoria Island in Lagos.

4 May 2021

How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforces
How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforcesArticle

With PoPIA soon coming into effect, are employees who use their personal devices for work purposes - and their employers - violating its rules? Potentially yes...

Sián Fields 4 May 2021

South Africans should make the most of low airfares right now
South Africans should make the most of low airfares right nowArticle

The global pandemic has had a devastating effect on the travel industry as a whole, but it's been especially hard for the airlines. While this is bad news for the airline industry, it's good news for travellers...

Issued by SA Airlines 4 May 2021

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