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Solar PV guidance for facility managers
Solar PV guidance for facility managersArticle

The unpredictability and increases in the cost of electricity renders Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) an extremely viable alternative source of energy. Solar PV prices have dropped dramatically in recent years whereas the output power and efficiency per PV module ("panel") has conversely increased...

Menno Sulsters, Issued by MANGO-OMC 38 minutes ago

Unfiltered: The BMW 128ti
Unfiltered: The BMW 128tiArticle

I recently spent some time with the BW 128 ti. Before I go any further, I find the letters 'ti' intriguing. So for those who are wondering, the ti is short for 'Turismo Internazionale'. Beemer first used the ti badge in 1963 on the 1800Ti, a punchy 110-horsepower sedan that imbibed the qualities of a true Turismo Internazionale model as defined by BMW.

Naresh Maharaj 1 hour ago

#MusicExchange: Steve Louw releases new album Headlight Dreams
#MusicExchange: Steve Louw releases new album Headlight DreamsArticle

It's hard to believe the last music we heard from Steve Louw arrived seven long years ago. With the wait now finally over, fans right around the world are already embracing the pop-rock icon's return with arms wide open.

Martin Myers 1 hour ago

Samsung launches 2021 Neo QLED TV lineup in South Africa
Samsung launches 2021 Neo QLED TV lineup in South AfricaArticle

Those who pre-order this must-have TV between 3 May and 31 May 2021 will receive a free Samsung Sound Bar Bundle to enhance their Neo QLED experience even further...

Issued by Samsung South Africa 5 hours ago

Herman de Kock, executive head of sales, Nedbank Business Banking
Key growth opportunities in a struggling South African economyArticle

It is over a year since Covid-19 made its formal entrance into the global economy, and with second and third waves taking root across the world, business owners are rightfully asking where growth will come from in 2021...

Herman de Kock 23 hours ago

Cederberg wine farm installs solar energy plant to lower carbon footprint
Cederberg wine farm installs solar energy plant to lower carbon footprintArticle

Building on its legacy of dedication to preserving the area's natural beauty and biodiversity, the move to solar is the farm's most measurable initiative to reduce its carbon footprint to date...

1 day ago

Marketing's A-list stars to feature in forthcoming attraction Marketing. The Movie
Marketing's A-list stars to feature in forthcoming attraction Marketing. The MovieArticle

On 29 July 2021, you'll get to see the thrills, the action and the love story that is this year's Nedbank IMC Conference, livestreamed to your device of choice...

Issued by IMC Conference 1 day ago

Covid-19 and the agricultural sector: We dare not waste this crisis
Covid-19 and the agricultural sector: We dare not waste this crisisArticle

The agricultural sector - particularly in Africa - bears the historical paradox of having significant economic potential on the one hand and lacking the required agility and innovation to harness its resources for notable global competitiveness on the other...

Ishmael Sunga 1 day ago

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...

1 day ago

Sub-Saharan Africa's food security has turned out better than feared. But risks remain
Sub-Saharan Africa's food security has turned out better than feared. But risks remainArticle

Government support for farmers, higher rainfall and grain imports have helped sub-Saharan Africa stave off food insecurity, but the region isn't out of the woods yet...

Wandile Sihlobo 7 May 2021

Can the Labour Court determine review proceedings of a liquidated company?
Can the Labour Court determine review proceedings of a liquidated company?Article

In a recent judgment, the Labour Court found that it did not have jurisdiction to determine review proceedings for a liquidated company if the person who instituted the legal proceedings failed to deliver the necessary notice to the liquidators...

Nivaani Moodley, Shane Johnson, Cameron Rajoo, Julian Jones and Caellyn Eedes 6 May 2021

Driven: The nifty and capable Ford Figo Freestyle
Driven: The nifty and capable Ford Figo FreestyleArticle

In 2020 the first-ever Ford Figo Freestyle was introduced to the South African market. I tested the Titanium model over a period of seven days. Here's what I think about it...

6 May 2021

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Climate change and the mining sector financial sustainability: Risks, responsibilities, and opportunitiesArticle

Building a sustainable future as a mining company requires an understanding of the financial risks and opportunities that climate change poses for the industry...

Riaan Koppeschaar 6 May 2021

Driven: Ford EcoSport Ambiente 1.5 Automatic
Driven: Ford EcoSport Ambiente 1.5 AutomaticArticle

Last year, Ford Motor Company Southern Africa added a six-speed automatic transmission edition to the popular EcoSport Ambiente petrol derivative...

Imran Salie 6 May 2021

Driven: Volkswagen's special edition Polo Vivo Mswenko
Driven: Volkswagen's special edition Polo Vivo MswenkoArticle

Volkswagen has now updated its Polo Vivo range by adding a special edition called the Mswenko. This derivative is the first-ever Volkswagen with a SA name...

Imran Salie 5 May 2021

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...

5 May 2021

Wind and solar power need to be adopted more quickly to avoid fossil gas traps
Wind and solar power need to be adopted more quickly to avoid fossil gas trapsArticle

Many of Africa's leading economies have yet to harness the potential of wind and solar power, which are now amongst the cheapest forms of new electricity...

5 May 2021

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.

4 May 2021

Better growth prospects and policy support bode well for markets
Better growth prospects and policy support bode well for marketsArticle

It's been a year since the pandemic and the events that followed took the world into unchartered territory, calling on humankind's innate ability to adapt to survive...

Reza Hendrickse 4 May 2021

Hot or cold, Samsung's WindFree air conditioner is ready for every South African season
Hot or cold, Samsung's WindFree air conditioner is ready for every South African seasonArticle

Special offers on Wind-Free air conditioners add even more comfort to the changing season...

Issued by Samsung South Africa 30 Apr 2021

#OnTheBigScreen: The Courier and Wrath of Man
#OnTheBigScreen: The Courier and Wrath of ManArticle

Two films enter the South African box office, this weekend: The Courier and Wrath of Man.

Daniel Dercksen 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

Why renewable energy won't end energy poverty in Zimbabwe
Why renewable energy won't end energy poverty in ZimbabweArticle

Zimbabwe is one of the African countries that hopes renewable energy technologies will help to address their energy problems...

Ellen Fungisai Chipango 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

Ntombifuthi Ntuli, CEO, Sawea
A case for net zero carbon economyArticle

South Africa's Low Emission Development Strategy, backed by President Cyril Ramaphosa, was formulated last year and commits to moving towards a goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050...

Ntombifuthi Ntuli 28 Apr 2021

The lash of lockdown: A potato farmer's story of resilience
The lash of lockdown: A potato farmer's story of resilienceArticle

Potatoes SA shares Limpopo Province potato farmer Johan Holtzhausen's story as he details how he had contracted Covid-19 and at the same time faced challenges that his business went through due to Covid-19...

28 Apr 2021

Score more hotel savings this Woza Friday
Score more hotel savings this Woza FridayArticle

It's Woza Friday again this Friday, 30 April, which means substantial savings when you book any of City Lodge Hotel Group's 63 properties for any dates this year...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 28 Apr 2021

Adjaye Associates completes Cherry Groce Memorial Pavilion in Brixton
Adjaye Associates completes Cherry Groce Memorial Pavilion in BrixtonArticle

Adjaye Associates has completed a memorial honouring Cherry Groce who was shot in her home by the Metropolitan Police in 1985...

28 Apr 2021

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India's staggering Covid crisis could have been avoided. But the government dropped its guard too soonArticle

India reported 314,000 new cases of Covid-19 on 22 April, the highest-ever infection tally recorded by any country on a single day.

Pradeep Taneja & Azad Singh Bali 28 Apr 2021

Heineken launches 2030 Brew a Better World ambitions
Heineken launches 2030 Brew a Better World ambitionsArticle

Heineken raises the bar with new commitments on the environment, social sustainability and responsible consumption on a path to a net zero, fairer and healthier world...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 26 Apr 2021

SA avocado sector expected to see uptick in exports
SA avocado sector expected to see uptick in exportsArticle

"Between 45 and 50% of South Africa's avocados are exported; 10 to 12% are processed into oil and guacamole, and the rest are sold locally. About 95% of South African avocado exports are to Europe, the United Kingdom, and Russia."

26 Apr 2021

Malaria eradication by 2025, an achievable goal
Malaria eradication by 2025, an achievable goalArticle

African countries still bear the brunt of malaria's grip on the world, with approximately 70% of all infections occurring on this continent...

26 Apr 2021

Review: VW Transporter Kombi 6.1 remains a comfortable people-mover
Review: VW Transporter Kombi 6.1 remains a comfortable people-moverArticle

The eight-seater Kombi 6.1 has been revamped and the VW Transporter makes for a comfortable people-mover...

Naresh Maharaj 26 Apr 2021

IAPF seizes record number of elephant tusks during 2021 so far
IAPF seizes record number of elephant tusks during 2021 so farArticle

During the first three months of 2021, the International Anti-Poaching Foundation (IAPF) has seized 62 elephant tusks compared to 90 for the whole of last year...

26 Apr 2021

Kieran Whyte, partner and head of the energy, mining and infrastructure practice, Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg,
South Africa's green hydrogen potentialArticle

South Africa's Hydrogen Society Roadmap explains how the country's resources, including reliable sources of renewable energy, and its ample supply of platinum group metals (PGM), can be effectively harnessed to produce green hydrogen...

Kieran Whyte 23 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

Covid-19 economic impact failed to put brakes on climate change - WMO report
Covid-19 economic impact failed to put brakes on climate change - WMO reportArticle

The Covid-19-related economic slowdown failed to put the brakes on climate change drivers and accelerating impacts according to a new report by the WMO...

22 Apr 2021

Here are the hottest property features in a WFH world
Here are the hottest property features in a WFH worldArticle

It is now clear that many of the changes in working, commuting and learning patterns that have come about because of the Covid-19 pandemic will become permanent adjustments for a great number of families...

Berry Everitt 22 Apr 2021

Give your data a workout: How digital analytics can predict the unpredictable
Give your data a workout: How digital analytics can predict the unpredictableArticle

Here's how to win in critical moments of truth and better predict the future by improving the clarity, transparency and excellence of your digital performance...

Kent Diepraam and Sagar Ramsinghani, Issued by Kantar 22 Apr 2021

The subtle art of being uncomfortable
The subtle art of being uncomfortableArticle

iProspect South Africa MD Clare Trafankowska-Neal shares a professional collection of invaluable lessons, spanning more than a decade of experience and a decade to learn...

Issued by Dentsu 22 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Nivea's marketing manager, Mpume Ngwenya
#BehindtheBrandManager: Nivea's marketing manager, Mpume NgwenyaArticle

Mpume Ngwenya, marketing manager at Nivea, tells us about her career journey to marketing and about their latest 'Skinfluencer' campaign...

Jessica Tennant 22 Apr 2021

South Africa's Ugly Betty remake: A local inspired series powered by local talent and local brands
South Africa's Ugly Betty remake: A local inspired series powered by local talent and local brandsArticle

Known Associates Entertainment (KAE), in partnership with SABC 1 and video on demand platform Viu, launched the newest and hottest dramedy to hit South Africa, uBettina Wethu...

Kirsten Hassan, Issued by MediaHeads 360 21 Apr 2021

Paragon Interface completes new workplace for Deloitte in Cape Town
Paragon Interface completes new workplace for Deloitte in Cape TownArticle

Interior architecture firm Paragon Interface recently completed a new workplace for Deloitte at The Ridge at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town...

21 Apr 2021

Collaborating with the right VC partner
Collaborating with the right VC partnerArticle

Early-stage African tech investor HAVAÍC says aligning to startup founders' interests, allowing management to maintain their independence, leveraging off smart capital and working together towards a mutually favourable exit...

21 Apr 2021

5 booking trends for hotels and guesthouses
5 booking trends for hotels and guesthousesArticle

Tshepo Matlou, head of marketing and communications at Jurni, has a look at 5 important booking trends to watch out for - and to capitalise on - for the duration of 2021...

Tshepo Matlou 21 Apr 2021

Flisp partnership answers property dreams
Flisp partnership answers property dreamsArticle

First-time home buyers in South Africa now have added support to get their foot on the first rung of the property ladder, thanks to a new partnership between LexisNexis South Africa and MDW Inc...

Issued by LexisNexis 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

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