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Call for more midwives as millions die in childbirth
Call for more midwives as millions die in childbirthArticle

Midwives are routinely "overlooked and ignored" despite saving millions of lives a year, the United Nations said on Wednesday, urging the world to hire more women and safeguard new life...

Sonia Elks 21 hours ago

Kantar announces South Africa's top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 and Q4 2020
Kantar announces South Africa's top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 and Q4 2020Article

Kantar has announced the top 10 best liked TV ads in South Africa for the third and fourth quarter of 2020...

Issued by Kantar 1 day ago

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 1 day ago

What does it take for African women to be successful entrepreneurs?
What does it take for African women to be successful entrepreneurs?Article

According to the World Bank, Africa is the only region in the world with more female than male entrepreneurs. One in four African women start or manage a business, many of them in the informal sector...

Melissa Mbazo-Ekpenyong 1 day 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...

2 days ago

Women are a mainstay of fishing in West Africa. But they get a raw deal
Women are a mainstay of fishing in West Africa. But they get a raw dealArticle

The contributions that women in West Africa's fisheries make to the sector are widely un(der)paid, undervalued and largely invisible...

Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood and Sayra van den Berg Bhagwandas 2 days ago

Inaugural Commonwealth Women's Entrepreneurship Summit set for May
Inaugural Commonwealth Women's Entrepreneurship Summit set for MayArticle

The inaugural Commonwealth Women's Entrepreneurship Summit is reportedly the first global event to focus on women in emerging tech sectors...

2 days ago

Candy Tsamandebele to host Limpopo Women In Music workshop in Bolobedu
Candy Tsamandebele to host Limpopo Women In Music workshop in BolobeduArticle

Candy Tsamandebele is set to host the Limpopo Women In Music workshop at Shidila Lodge in Ga-Kgapane, Bolobedu outside Tzaneen in Limpopo from 12 to 13 May 2021.

3 days ago

Restricting digital media is a gamble for African leaders
Restricting digital media is a gamble for African leadersArticle

Covid-19 pushed much of the world into the digital realm for everything from schooling and work to religious worship and dating. At the same time, many governments were turning data connections off. Full or partial shutdowns of the internet and social media are increasingly common parts of the "digital authoritarian" toolkit.

Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz 3 days ago

#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa
#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of AfricaArticle

Allen Taylor, part of the global leadership team at Endeavor, shares insight into the global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

The future of women's sport sponsorship
The future of women's sport sponsorshipArticle

"Not bad for a girl..." Possibly the phrase which female professional athletes dread most and an accurate indication of all that is very wrong when it comes to the sponsorship landscape within women's sport. Women's sport has long been, and continues to be, perceived as inferior to male sports with a false societal perception that women don't run as fast, can't jump as high, throw as hard or hit it as far as their male counterparts.

Issued by Mscsports 3 days ago

BREAKING: Duke Group launches Duchess
BREAKING: Duke Group launches DuchessArticle

In a first for female empowerment and for South African business, the Duke Group has launched Duchess - a 100% Black female-owned, Level 1 BBBEE-compliant, full-service production facilitator, committed to connecting industry needs and ideas with a network of production specialists, giving first option to female experts...

3 days ago

20% of new mothers in peri-urban areas suffer from suicidal thoughts
20% of new mothers in peri-urban areas suffer from suicidal thoughtsArticle

One in five pregnant women and new mothers living in peri-urban areas investigated in UCT's Drakenstein Child Health Study are likely to experience suicidal thoughts...

30 Apr 2021

Last chance to enter 2021 Fabulous Woman Awards
Last chance to enter 2021 Fabulous Woman AwardsArticle

Brainchild of award-winning businesswoman and philanthropist Pontsho Manzi, the Fabulous Woman Awards are back...

30 Apr 2021

One year into the pandemic: SA shows small signs of recovery on most fronts
One year into the pandemic: SA shows small signs of recovery on most frontsArticle

The past year has been a traumatic one for many people. Encouragingly, however, overall distress levels are now at their lowest level since the start of the lockdown...

Issued by Ask Afrika 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

Global competition invites startups, enterprises to change the face of food systems
Global competition invites startups, enterprises to change the face of food systemsArticle

The UN Food Systems Summit has announced a competition to identify the best small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from across the world who are transforming food systems for a better tomorrow...

29 Apr 2021

Covid-19 vaccination strategies have been affected by supply woes. Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-NC
Ghana's Covid-19 vaccine rollout is struggling to keep up with its great startArticle

Ghana became the first country globally to receive a vaccine shipment from the Covax facility...

Godfred Boafo 29 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

Fashionscapes: A Living Wage highlights plight of garment workers
Fashionscapes: A Living Wage highlights plight of garment workersArticle

The documentary combines the voices of garment workers with legal professionals who are working together to argue for the first EU legislation to ensure garment workers receive a living wage...

28 Apr 2021

Top tech African entities collaborate to boost digital transformation for 2021 and beyond
Top tech African entities collaborate to boost digital transformation for 2021 and beyondArticle

Africa Tech Week is the golden opportunity to showcase what's hot in tech in Africa - a platform to demonstrate to the rest of the world the continent's super powers...

Issued by Topco Media 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

New Motheo Academy launched in Cornubia, KZN
New Motheo Academy launched in Cornubia, KZNArticle

The Motheo Construction Group on Friday, 23 April, launched its latest built environment skills development academy in Cornubia in KwaZulu-Natal...

26 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Deirdre Moore, chief brand officer, Just Property
#BehindtheBrandManager: Deirdre Moore, chief brand officer, Just PropertyArticle

With a wealth of knowledge and experience behind her, Deirdre Moore leads the creative team at Just Property...

Sindy Peters 26 Apr 2021

SA to resume Johnson & Johnson vaccine rollout
SA to resume Johnson & Johnson vaccine rolloutArticle

South Africa will resume the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine rollout on Wednesday in a push to vaccinate 500,000 healthcare workers through the Sisonke Programme...

26 Apr 2021

Credit: L'Oréal Group
L'Oréal Paris to cut 50% of carbon footprint by 2030Article

L'Oréal Paris has committed to reducing its carbon footprint by 50% per finished product, and will contribute €10m to environmental projects whose beneficiaries are communities of women...

26 Apr 2021

All the 2021 Oscar winners!
All the 2021 Oscar winners!Article

The 93rd Academy Awards were hosted at Los Angeles' Union Station and the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on the 25 April 2021...

26 Apr 2021

Greening the global textile value chain
Greening the global textile value chainArticle

Kutay Saritosun is a textile engineer and sustainability aficionado dedicated to educating companies on producing more environmentally responsible products...

Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2021

10 things to do at City Lodge Hotels this Mother's Day
10 things to do at City Lodge Hotels this Mother's DayArticle

We've rounded up ten of the best things to do with your mother - or mothers-in-law, grannies, aunties, mentors, "fur moms" - at any City Lodge Hotel Group property...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 23 Apr 2021

3 Afda 2020 graduation films in race for the Oscar
3 Afda 2020 graduation films in race for the OscarArticle

Afda has announced the selection of three 2020 graduation films to compete for the most prestigious award on the motion picture calendar - The Student Academy Awards (Oscars)...

Issued by AFDA 23 Apr 2021

Tourism Recovery Plan to facilitate preservation of R189bn
Tourism Recovery Plan to facilitate preservation of R189bnArticle

The Department of Tourism, working together with the industry, developed the plan, outlining a set of interventions to ignite the recovery of the sector, and to place it on a path to long-term sustainability...

23 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

Drum celebrates its 70th birthday with a must-have anniversary edition
Drum celebrates its 70th birthday with a must-have anniversary editionArticle

To celebrate its milestone 70th birthday, Drum published a special print edition that captures the spirit and soul of one of South Africa's most iconic magazine brands...

Issued by Media24 Lifestyle 22 Apr 2021

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SA consumers express willingness to help combat sustainability issuesArticle

As Earth Day is observed around the world on 22 April, new research on sustainability commissioned by Mastercard reveals a marked increase in consumer passion for the environment...

22 Apr 2021

NYF's Radio Awards appoints Jennie Caltaldo, Helen Shaw, Carole Zimmer to advisory board
NYF's Radio Awards appoints Jennie Caltaldo, Helen Shaw, Carole Zimmer to advisory boardArticle

xNew York Festivals Radio Awards has announced the appointment of award-winning global storytellers Jennie Caltaldo, Helen Shaw and Carole Zimmer to its Radio Awards Advisory Board...

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

The One Club's Right the Ratio 2021 Summit to advance industry gender equity
The One Club's Right the Ratio 2021 Summit to advance industry gender equityArticle

In line with its commitment to advance gender equality and inclusiveness in advertising, The One Club for Creativity has announced its latest Right the Ratio Summit taking place 18-20 May 2021...

21 Apr 2021

'Make a decision that is right for you!'
'Make a decision that is right for you!'Article

Zanele Maduna CA(SA) (28) is currently a senior fund accountant at BNP Paribas in the Jersey Channel Islands but says she is currently transitioning from corporate life to full-time entrepreneurship...

Issued by SAICA 20 Apr 2021

The decade of @home
The decade of @homeArticle

Lifestyle retailer @home has reported that 'wellbeing' continues to be the most searched word on the @home website after having never featured in their top 20 words searched for the website before...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 20 Apr 2021

TFG launches Foschini mobile app
TFG launches Foschini mobile appArticle

The Foschini All Women app provides easy access to Foschini's full range of fashion and cosmetics, alongside the Donna range and kids' products from Soda Bloc...

19 Apr 2021

LexisNexis South Africa launches ERG Chapter
LexisNexis South Africa launches ERG ChapterArticle

LexisNexis South Africa (LNSA), in partnership with global parent company, RELX Group, launched its Employee Resource Group (ERG) Chapter in South Africa on Tuesday, 13 April 2021, to drive the company's commitment to inclusion and diversity (I&D)...

Issued by LexisNexis 19 Apr 2021

Sahpra recommends lifting the J&J vaccine suspension
Sahpra recommends lifting the J&J vaccine suspensionArticle

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) has recommended the pause on the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine be lifted...

19 Apr 2021

Emergency relief efforts for Rhodes Memorial, UCT fire under way - here's how to help
Emergency relief efforts for Rhodes Memorial, UCT fire under way - here's how to helpArticle

Emergency relief efforts are under way in Cape Town after a runaway fire destroyed parts of the Rhodes Memorial restaurant and caused unknown damage to...

Sindy Peters 19 Apr 2021

NJ Ayuk, executive chairman, African Energy Chamber
Greenpeace and Western anti-Africa energy groups take the wrong approachArticle

If someone were to put me on the spot and ask me to name an environmentalist group, I'd probably blurt out the first thing that comes to mind, Greenpeace...

NJ Ayuk 19 Apr 2021

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