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Can SA telcos win the financial services race?
Can SA telcos win the financial services race?Article

The high levels of unhappiness among telco customers could throw a major spanner in the works of their foray into financial services...

Diana Miguel 3 hours ago

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.

8 hours ago

Newly launched TelkomOne Ignite offers free educational content
Newly launched TelkomOne Ignite offers free educational contentArticle

The Telkom Foundation today announced the launch of Ignite - the new educational extension of its video streaming platform, TelkomOne - allowing high school students free access to STEM-based content...

23 hours ago

Woolworths rolls out virtual beauty services in SA
Woolworths rolls out virtual beauty services in SAArticle

Woolworths has launched digital beauty experiences, Virtual Try On and Virtual Consultations, which are designed to help consumers reinvent their beauty shopping experience at home...

1 day ago

Trust - a competitive differentiator in retail banking
Trust - a competitive differentiator in retail bankingArticle

Trust is of utmost importance when banks want to build long-term relationships with their retail banking customer segment. This is because...

Professor Mornay Roberts-Lombard 1 day ago

Call for applications: eThekwini Furniture Cluster Business Accelerator
Call for applications: eThekwini Furniture Cluster Business AcceleratorArticle

Successful applicants that excel during the pitching process will be in the running to gain a lucrative business contract with furniture retailers, @home, CLM Home and Homewood...

1 day ago

Avatar-mediated communications: Using avatars for business, branding and communications
Avatar-mediated communications: Using avatars for business, branding and communicationsArticle

Are avatars just a gimmick or could they have potential for business and brand communication?...

Issued by Brand Avatar 1 day ago

DDGs appointment to bring stability in higher education
DDGs appointment to bring stability in higher educationArticle

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Technology has commended the appointment of three new Deputy Directors-General (DDGs), saying it will ensure stability at senior management level in the department...

1 day ago

Free eCommerce Virtual Summit kicks off in May
Free eCommerce Virtual Summit kicks off in MayArticle

The annual PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit, hosted by The Insaka eCommerce Academy, is set to take place from 17 to 20 May 2021...

2 days ago

SAB plans launch of new B-BBEE scheme Zenzele Kabili
SAB plans launch of new B-BBEE scheme Zenzele KabiliArticle

South African Breweries will be launching a new B-BBEE scheme later this month. This will be replacing the old SAB Zenzele scheme, which reaches maturity this May...

2 days ago

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...

2 days ago

Bizcommunity and The Creative Circle partner with The One Club to host "Global Media Talks: South Africa" at Creative Week 2021
Bizcommunity and The Creative Circle partner with The One Club to host "Global Media Talks: South Africa" at Creative Week 2021Article

As part of global programming during The One Club for Creativity's Creative Week 2021, Bizcommunity and The Creative Circle will jointly be the exclusive South Africa hosts of the "Creative Week 2021 Global Media Talks" online panel...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 days ago

SABRE Awards Africa 2021: All the winners!
SABRE Awards Africa 2021: All the winners!Article

The 2021 Africa SABRE Awards, which recognises superior achievement in branding, reputation, and engagement, was announced at a virtual award ceremony in May 2021. The campaigns were evaluated by a jury of industry leaders...

3 days ago

Public arts festival (Un)Infecting the City to take place May and June
Public arts festival (Un)Infecting the City to take place May and JuneArticle

The University of Cape Town's (UCT) Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) will present Infecting the City, which has been renamed (Un)Infecting the City for this year, during May and June 2021.

3 days ago

Dubai to host first in-person global travel, tourism event since the onset of Covid
Dubai to host first in-person global travel, tourism event since the onset of CovidArticle

"The theme of this year's show is A new dawn for travel and tourism and the spotlight will be focused on the very latest Covid news from around the world - vaccine rollouts, the current state of the industry and more importantly, what the future holds."

3 days ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Leza Wells, chief product actuary; acting chief of marketing at FMI
#BehindtheBrandManager: Leza Wells, chief product actuary; acting chief of marketing at FMIArticle

Leza Wells, chief product actuary and acting chief of marketing, at life insurer FMI (a Division of Bidvest Life Ltd) fills us in on her role...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 May 2021

New medical training simulation unit launches at Stellenbosch University
New medical training simulation unit launches at Stellenbosch UniversityArticle

A brand new state-of-the-art Simulation and Clinical Skills Unit (SCSU) will officially open at Stellenbosch University's (SU) Tygerberg Campus in Cape Town today...

3 May 2021

Apply now to study at the NWU in 2022
Apply now to study at the NWU in 2022Article

At the beginning of every year, thousands of students across the country can be found scrambling for space at various institutions of higher learning. Applying on time when applications open in the previous year can help students and parents avoid this unnecessary stress...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 3 May 2021

5 guest trends dominating travel experiences in 2021
5 guest trends dominating travel experiences in 2021Article

Given the challenges that Covid-19 brought to the hospitality industry, it has had to adapt to ensure its survival. Now with domestic travel slowly returning, the question is: What are the specific challenges that are shaping the 'new normal'?

3 May 2021

Sihamba Ngo Layini
Sihamba Ngo LayiniArticle

"When reviewing our performance over the past year in considering the on-air lineup for 2021-2022, the analogy of 'If it's not broken, why fix it?' was appropriate," says Mimi Kesaris, head of programming at Gagasi FM...

Issued by Gagasi FM 3 May 2021

Converse launches Renew Labs to spruce up pre-loved All Stars
Converse launches Renew Labs to spruce up pre-loved All StarsArticle

In a bid to fuel sustainable innovation and extend the lifecycle of products, Converse has introduced Renew Labs to refresh customers' previously-worn All Stars...

30 Apr 2021

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RES4Africa presents new study in support of SA energy reformArticle

RES4Africa Foundation, in cooperation with CESI S.p.A., has released the Fostering RE within an Independent Network System scenario...

30 Apr 2021

Google launches new scholarships for aspiring African developers - here's how to apply
Google launches new scholarships for aspiring African developers - here's how to applyArticle

The company also announced the opening of applications for the sixth class of the Google for Startups Accelerator Africa programme...

29 Apr 2021

All the 2021 Safta nominees
All the 2021 Safta nomineesArticle

The nominees for the 15th South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) have just been announced.

29 Apr 2021

Jon Duncan, head, responsible investment, Old Mutual
Exxaro's move to renewable a sign of progressArticle

Exxaro Resources chief executive, Mxolisi Mgojo, announced in February that his company will join a growing list of international miners divesting from thermal coal assets....

29 Apr 2021

3 defining tech moments that have helped businesses face Covid-19
3 defining tech moments that have helped businesses face Covid-19Article

While Covid has delivered new challenges, it has also caused many companies to turn to new technology...

Angelique Montalto 29 Apr 2021

DTIC and Proudly South African launch local online furniture portal
DTIC and Proudly South African launch local online furniture portalArticle

An online furniture portal has been launched to showcase the SA furniture sector's capabilities, and stimulate local procurement...

28 Apr 2021

Binge Skemerdans: "The type of storytelling that South Africans have longed for"
Binge Skemerdans: "The type of storytelling that South Africans have longed for"Article

All 13 episodes of Skemerdans, a Cape Flats neo-noir murder mystery, are now available to binge on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 28 Apr 2021

Residential property remains a sound option for investment
Residential property remains a sound option for investmentArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has prompted many people to reassess their priorities and make changes and life choices that reflect a more balanced and...

Dr Andrew Golding 28 Apr 2021

Top findings from PayProp's State of the Rental Industry Survey
Top findings from PayProp's State of the Rental Industry SurveyArticle

PayProp has released the results of its second PayProp State of the Rental Industry Survey, with agents continuing to feel the effects of Covid-19...

28 Apr 2021

2021 Bookmarks Awards Jury share insights on state of digital
2021 Bookmarks Awards Jury share insights on state of digitalArticle

In the run up to the 13th annual Bookmarks Awards "Moving the Industry Forward" - powered by the IAB SA - our eight jury chairs have shared their insights into the state of digital today...

Issued by IAB South Africa 28 Apr 2021

Thirst revamps brand identity
Thirst revamps brand identityArticle

Thirst, South Africa's leading mobile bar and event business, has revamped its brand identity after over 15 years. The rebranding is part of a wider strategic diversification for Thirst...

Issued by Thirst Bar Services 28 Apr 2021

Local NPOs awarded for innovation, resilience during Covid-19
Local NPOs awarded for innovation, resilience during Covid-19Article

Nedbank Private Wealth this year held a once-off initiative to recognise innovation and resilience demonstrated by local non-profit organisations during Covid-19...

28 Apr 2021

Welcome to extended reality or XR
Welcome to extended reality or XRArticle

Just as brands are coming to terms with the various realities that is AR , VR and MR, extended reality or XR has joined the mix to keep us on our toes by ensuring brand offerings are optimised even further...

Shaune Jordaan 26 Apr 2021

#Newsmaker: Pippa Misplon joins Retroviral as MD
#Newsmaker: Pippa Misplon joins Retroviral as MDArticle

Pippa Misplon joins Retroviral as managing director from Ogilvy South Africa where she was previously the business director for the PR & Influence Division...

Jessica Tennant 26 Apr 2021

Salesforce's Robin Fisher on delivering success from anywhere
Salesforce's Robin Fisher on delivering success from anywhereArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced companies to temporarily go virtual and employees to work remotely. However, several tech giants have announced permanent remote work options for all their employees...

Johannes Masiteng 26 Apr 2021

Re-imagined Lexus LF-Z Electrified interior designs
Re-imagined Lexus LF-Z Electrified interior designsGallery

Lexus has partnered with three artists and designers Salehe Bembury, Ondrej Zunka and Hender Scheme to re-image the latest concept car's interior and celebrate the world premiere of the LF-Z Electrified, a battery-electric concept vehicle symbolising the brand's next chapter.

26 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Tracey Turner of Ticketpro Dome on embracing digital in the live events space
#BehindtheBrandManager: Tracey Turner of Ticketpro Dome on embracing digital in the live events spaceArticle

Head of marketing at the Ticketpro Dome, Tracey Turner chats about adapting strategies during Covid-19, diving into digital and her advice for aspirant young marketing and branding professionals.

Ruth Cooper 26 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Adidas SA's Estee Jardim fuels a positive brand attitude
#BehindtheBrandManager: Adidas SA's Estee Jardim fuels a positive brand attitudeArticle

Jardim chats to us about her fulfilling career with Adidas South Africa, and why Impossible Is Nothing is a statement the brand stands by...

Lauren Hartzenberg 26 Apr 2021

Bombay Sapphire shines light on local content creators' acts of creativity
Bombay Sapphire shines light on local content creators' acts of creativityArticle

Works displayed on World Creativity and Innovation Day illustrate how South Africans are unleashing their creative passions...

Issued by OnPoint PR 23 Apr 2021

Ogilvy and Cadbury's 'Generosity Shop' receive MMA Purpose-Led Marketing Award
Ogilvy and Cadbury's 'Generosity Shop' receive MMA Purpose-Led Marketing AwardArticle

Ogilvy Johannesburg's work for Cadbury Dairy Milk South Africa was recently awarded the Purpose-Led Marketing Award at the Marketing Achievement Awards (MMA)...

Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 23 Apr 2021

The One Club for Creativity unveils Virtual Creative Week 2021
The One Club for Creativity unveils Virtual Creative Week 2021Article

The One Club for Creativity has unveiled the online Creative Week 2021, taking place from 7-11 June 2021...

23 Apr 2021

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OneDayOnly index unpacks changes in online shopper behaviourArticle

OneDayOnly has released the results of its second ODOmeter, an index the company launched last year to better understand SA's online consumer behaviour...

23 Apr 2021

Data centre modernisation is key to innovation for the modern enterprise
Data centre modernisation is key to innovation for the modern enterpriseArticle

Companies are increasingly considering data centre modernisation as a means to implement digital transformation...

Amith Thota 22 Apr 2021

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More coal-fired power or 100% renewables? For the next few decades, both paths are wrongArticle

The big question facing Australia's National Electricity Market is how to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 without disrupted energy supplies or skyrocketing prices....

22 Apr 2021

Fica and KYC compliance for property professionals
Fica and KYC compliance for property professionalsArticle

LexisNexis will host a free webinar on 4 May 2021 at 10am, specifically looking at KYC verification as a subset of Fica compliance...

Issued by LexisNexis 22 Apr 2021

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