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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

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

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

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

How upskilling the informal sector can drive job creation
How upskilling the informal sector can drive job creationArticle

Can South Africa's unemployment crisis be reversed by leveraging existing industries to create employment and entrepreneurial growth...?

30 Apr 2021

How building critical skills on the job in construction drives empowerment
How building critical skills on the job in construction drives empowermentArticle

Small businesses have been growing steadily from generating 16% of total turnover in the formal business sector in 2013 to 22% in 2019...

22 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Nokwe Ndwandwe of Nissan South Africa
#BehindtheBrandManager: Nokwe Ndwandwe of Nissan South AfricaArticle

Ndwandwe talks about her role, recent campaigns she has worked on, her career, and the activities she engages in outside of work...

Imran Salie 22 Apr 2021

See: Clover Mama Afrika appoints its 48th Mama
See: Clover Mama Afrika appoints its 48th MamaGallery

Clover Mama Afrika, Clover's corporate investment project aimed at upskilling Mama Afrikas all over South Africa, has appointed Mama Kedibone Miyambo of Moepathutse Children Centre in Hammanskraal as its 48th Mama Afrika. The CSI initiative started in 2004 and has since hosted 426 training sessions with over 2,261 beneficiaries. See the gallery below.

22 Apr 2021

3 careers to consider if you want to permanently WFH
3 careers to consider if you want to permanently WFHArticle

After the experiences of last year, many people returning to the office are reconsidering their priorities and vision for their future...

21 Apr 2021

4 ways organisations can help employees fight burnout
4 ways organisations can help employees fight burnoutArticle

Lyndy van den Barselaar offers four ways that organisations can mitigate employee burnout and foster resiliency in the workplace...

Lyndy van den Barselaar 21 Apr 2021

Training and upskilling will benefit SMMEs in a post-Covid world
Training and upskilling will benefit SMMEs in a post-Covid worldArticle

As businesses struggle to remain afloat, it becomes clear that there is one single attribute that will help SMMEs succeed; and that is training and upskilling...

21 Apr 2021

South Africa mining at a digital crossroad
South Africa mining at a digital crossroadArticle

The digital transformation of the mining industry promises a paradigm shift in performance, and for South Africa, the successful modernisation of the mining industry might mean...

Peter Clearkin &Tycho Moncks 20 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Sandra Fraga, chief sales and marketing officer at Syspro
#BehindtheBrandManager: Sandra Fraga, chief sales and marketing officer at SysproArticle

Sandra Fraga, chief sales and marketing officer at Syspro, unpacks the journey behind the software development company's rebrand...

Evan-Lee Courie 19 Apr 2021

Awaken your senses with the unique Creation Sensation wine pairing
Awaken your senses with the unique Creation Sensation wine pairingArticle

Award-winning Creation Wine Farm in the beautiful Hemel 'n Aarde Valley has always offered unique and exciting wine and food pairings, however, the latest pairing, The Sensation Pairing, might be the most thoughtful and unique yet.

Ruth Cooper 19 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Professor Elain Vlok of the Clover Mama Afrika Trust
#BehindtheBrandManager: Professor Elain Vlok of the Clover Mama Afrika TrustArticle

Celebrating its 16th year in operation, Clover Mama Afrika earlier this year revealed its new logo - a refreshment of its corporate identity that serves to reinforce its African roots while celebrating its strong, fearless 'mamas'...

Sindy Peters 16 Apr 2021

Radisson signs third hotel in Zambia
Radisson signs third hotel in ZambiaArticle

"We have been present in Zambia for many years and have long recognised the potential of the country. It was essential for us to complement our presence in Zambia with a resort offering in one of Africa's most visited leisure tourism destinations - the Victoria Falls."

14 Apr 2021

F&A in a new era of work: 5 trends and takeaways for the C-suite
F&A in a new era of work: 5 trends and takeaways for the C-suiteArticle

As we near the end of the first quarter of 2021, we analyse the rollercoaster ride that was 2020 and how it reshaped the F&A space during an unprecedented financial year...

Issued by Monetary Library 1 Apr 2021

When change is the only constant, how do you grow your employees during disruptive times?
When change is the only constant, how do you grow your employees during disruptive times?Article

In a disrupted workplace, we must use the knowledge gained in 2020 to inform how we keep our people aligned, engaged and empowered...

Brian Eagar 31 Mar 2021

Photo: Barrick Gold Corporation
4IR in mining might not mean job lossesArticle

The mining sector contributed R361.9bn to the country's gross domestic product (GDP) and employed more than 400,000 people last year...

Rembuluwani Nembudani & Yushanta Rungasammy 31 Mar 2021

Nearly 300,000 South Africans benefit from Microsoft's digital skills initiative
Nearly 300,000 South Africans benefit from Microsoft's digital skills initiativeArticle

Over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories have also been upskilled through the initiative...

31 Mar 2021

How Africa can participate in the global conversation on AI ethics
How Africa can participate in the global conversation on AI ethicsArticle

Without sufficient skin in the game, Africa may end up being technologically colonised by big tech. Here's why Africa needs to get in on the conversation...

Musa Kalenga & Samuel Segun 31 Mar 2021

Basa Assembly draws creative and business sectors together
Basa Assembly draws creative and business sectors togetherArticle

Complex conversations and the stirrings of systemic change were the hallmarks of the inaugural Business and Arts South Africa (Basa) Assembly held from 24-26 March 2021...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 30 Mar 2021

TikTok launches Rising Voices to upskill Black creators
TikTok launches Rising Voices to upskill Black creatorsArticle

TikTok launched the Rising Voices incubator project - an initiative open to all Black South African creators, which has been endorsed by the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF)...

29 Mar 2021

MediaHeads 360 announces new partnership with Known Associates CEO and founder Tshepiso Sello
MediaHeads 360 announces new partnership with Known Associates CEO and founder Tshepiso SelloArticle

MediaHeads 360 announced its partnership with entrepreneur, CEO and founder of Known Associates (KA), Tshepiso Sello...

Issued by MediaHeads 360 22 Mar 2021

Water from thin air: Keamogetswe Matsho is championing new environmental realities
Water from thin air: Keamogetswe Matsho is championing new environmental realitiesArticle

Keamogetswe Matsho is a woman on top of her game right now and she won't be slowing down anytime soon...

Charndré Emma Kippie, Issued by Topco Media 19 Mar 2021

Know your 'why'. It's how we build communities
Know your 'why'. It's how we build communitiesArticle

Finding our purpose can help us contribute to something beyond ourselves, and lead to positive change for others beyond basic needs...

Amy Pieterse, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 19 Mar 2021

SA's CEOs optimistic about global economic growth
SA's CEOs optimistic about global economic growthArticle

One year after Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, CEOs are voicing record levels of optimism in the global economic recovery, with 76% of global business leaders predicting that economic growth will improve in 2021...

17 Mar 2021

Why upskilling your supply chain is critical for sector growth
Why upskilling your supply chain is critical for sector growthArticle

"Supply chains and effective supply chain management don't just get goods from A to B. They have the power to save lives, to save the planet and to ensure brighter futures for individuals, organisations and communities."

11 Mar 2021

4 global trends driving post-pandemic business recovery - Mercer's Global Talent Trends report
4 global trends driving post-pandemic business recovery - Mercer's Global Talent Trends reportArticle

Mercer's Global Talent Trends 2020-2021 report has revealed four trends that will assist companies during the post-pandemic recovery...

Shan Radcliffe 8 Mar 2021

Chivas Venture returns to nurture SA fashion talent
Chivas Venture returns to nurture SA fashion talentArticle

The Chivas Venture platform is returning to SA with a new format launching in collaboration with streetwear personality and Grade Africa founder Zaid Osman...

4 Mar 2021

Legal challenges, opportunities for SA's TMT sector in 2021
Legal challenges, opportunities for SA's TMT sector in 2021Article

Three topics will top the list of priorities for executives in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector in South Africa in 2021...

25 Feb 2021

2021 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals increased trust in business
2021 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals increased trust in businessArticle

The 2021 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals that South Africans now trust business more than any other institution, and are looking to CEOs to solve societal challenges that have been exacerbated by the Covid-19 crisis...

17 Feb 2021

#Newsmaker: Colett Naidu takes on new division at Wunderman Thompson SA
#Newsmaker: Colett Naidu takes on new division at Wunderman Thompson SAArticle

Wunderman Thompson SA recently promoted Colett Naidu as division managing director to its executive team...

Jessica Tennant 12 Feb 2021

Why entrepreneurs and SMEs need professional advice
Why entrepreneurs and SMEs need professional adviceArticle

2020 saw an increase in entrepreneurship and small business startups. This is unsurprising given that Covid-19 has had a severe impact on our livelihoods...

10 Feb 2021

4 e-learning trends to help your business succeed in 2021
4 e-learning trends to help your business succeed in 2021Article

With almost 100% of in-person programmes cancelled or postponed in an attempt to curb the spread of Covid-19, business learnings were one of the most affected activities when lockdown was implemented. However, many businesses have embraced e-learning to ensure they remain competitive...

Michael Gullan 5 Feb 2021

Economic Future: The Tribulations, Triangulations and Transformations
Economic Future: The Tribulations, Triangulations and TransformationsArticle

A brighter future hidden in tribulations faced today, once triangulated with key issues, transformation towards major change commences. These are not easy steps but now the call of the day...

Naseem Javed 5 Feb 2021

Yesterday, today, tomorrow...
Yesterday, today, tomorrow...Article

2020 didn't go quite as expected, but we are ready to approach the new year with the learnings from the year that was, says Koo Govender, CEO of Dentsu South Africa...

Issued by Dentsu 4 Feb 2021

James Chester, senior director, Africa Oil & Power
Slow progress on petroleum bill is hampering developmentArticle

Last month, Africa Intelligence reported that Total's plans to develop the offshore block 11B/12B is conditional on publication of petroleum bill...

James Chester 1 Feb 2021

Cotton: A golden opportunity for South Africa?
Cotton: A golden opportunity for South Africa?Article

Cotton is considered one of the world's greatest poverty alleviating crops, with 150 million people worldwide relying on it for income...

Cobus de Bruyn 27 Jan 2021

Key steps to bring your business idea to life
Key steps to bring your business idea to lifeArticle

In the face of a shrinking job market, there has never been a more urgent need for entrepreneurship than now. A new year is upon us, and as we grapple with the ongoing effects of Covid-19 on our lives and livelihoods many people are looking at fresh new ways to earn a living...

26 Jan 2021

Move into growing areas of practice with powerful online resource
Move into growing areas of practice with powerful online resourceArticle

In April 2020 the Legal Practice Council recorded a profound and direct effect on the sustainability and viability of law practices in its assessment of the Covid-19 Lockdown on legal practitioners' practices...

Issued by LexisNexis 25 Jan 2021

Business survival is dependent on sales resilience
Business survival is dependent on sales resilienceArticle

In January last year, the African Development Bank forecast 3.9% economic growth on the continent for 2020. However, the rapid onset of the coronavirus shifted the focus to one of business survival...

Louise Robinson 20 Jan 2021

McCann1886 successfully applies lockdown lessons for Steers
McCann1886 successfully applies lockdown lessons for SteersArticle

McCann1886 is successfully applying the lessons it learnt during last year's hard lockdown to the work it is doing for clients across the board...

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 20 Jan 2021

Bidvest Mobility achieves BEE level one rating
Bidvest Mobility achieves BEE level one ratingArticle

Bidvest Mobility, a division of Bidvest Paperplus (Pty) Ltd and member of the Bidvest Group, recently achieved a BEE rating as a level one contributor...

Issued by Bidvest Mobility 20 Jan 2021

Can SMEs be saved during this economic period?
Can SMEs be saved during this economic period?Article

Analysts are predicting that 60% of SMEs will close before the crisis caused by the pandemic is over. Vital for job creation and growth, protecting SMEs during this period of economic turbulence is critical, but how do we do it?

Rajan Naidoo 19 Jan 2021

How the Replenish Africa Initiative aims to secure billions of litres of water over the next decade
How the Replenish Africa Initiative aims to secure billions of litres of water over the next decadeArticle

The Coca-Cola Foundation's Replenish Africa Initiative (Rain) funds five major projects in South Africa - each received $1.25m in grants in 2019...

18 Jan 2021

Safari company launches innovative training programme in East Africa
Safari company launches innovative training programme in East AfricaArticle

Asilia Africa has launched a new training programme in East Africa to help upskill young Kenyans and Tanzanians. The programme launches with help from US$100,000 grant from the Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries...

8 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: What will customers expect from you in 2021?
#BizTrends2021: What will customers expect from you in 2021?Article

Now that 2020 is behind us, we can draw on some insights to guide businesses on what we are likely to see in 2021...

Robin Fisher 5 Jan 2021

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