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iSchoolAfrica's digital learning initiative changes the lives of 100,000 learners
iSchoolAfrica's digital learning initiative changes the lives of 100,000 learnersArticle

With its focus on opening the potential of the online world and enabling a digital future for under-resourced communities...

7 hours ago

Athlone primary school receives a 4IR Stream Lab, enabling coding and robotics learning
Athlone primary school receives a 4IR Stream Lab, enabling coding and robotics learningArticle

Silverlea Primary School in Athlone, Cape Town has received a 4IR Stream laboratory from the Sakhikamva Foundation and the Polyoak Packaging Group...

10 hours ago

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Govt could curb imports in favour of more 100% local goodsArticle

Small Business Development Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says the department is in talks with the DTIC to designate more products under the 100% local content category to support SMMEs...

13 hours ago

Afda alumni bag 48 nominations @ Saftas 2021
Afda alumni bag 48 nominations @ Saftas 2021Article

Afda alumni have received a massive 48 nominations at the 15th South African Film and Television Awards...

Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 1 day ago

Futuristic computer game hopes to be tonic for climate change anxiety
Futuristic computer game hopes to be tonic for climate change anxietyArticle

It is the year 2050, the planet is warming up, meals come from nutritional food packs and dozens of new zoonotic viruses are spreading...

Kim Harrisberg 1 day ago

Northlink College opens its third centre for specialisation (CoS)
Northlink College opens its third centre for specialisation (CoS)Article

On Thursday, 6 May 2021, Northlink TVET College opened its third Centre of Specialisation (CoS) for Boilermaker at Bellville Campus...

Thozamile Thomas Mvumvu, Issued by Northlink College 1 day ago

Gibs-Corteva roundtable conversation: Humble hustlers - anecdotes from accomplished farmers
Gibs-Corteva roundtable conversation: Humble hustlers - anecdotes from accomplished farmersArticle

Corteva Agriscience is partnering with the Entrepreneurship Development Academy (EDA) at the Gordon Institute of Business School (Gibs) to host a roundtable event on 10 June 2021...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 1 day ago

AfricArena hosts Southern Africa Summit this May
AfricArena hosts Southern Africa Summit this MayArticle

AfricArena will be hosting the Southern Africa Summit, taking place from 19-20 May, at Workshop 17 in Johannesburg. The two-day conference will feature pitches from 20+ startups operating in southern Africa, between Seed stage and Growth stage...

1 day ago

Allan Dickson, redPanda Software
Retailers must get to grips with SA's unique and evolving credit marketArticle

As furniture and fashion retailers continue their recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, credit will play an increasingly important role, says redPanda Software's Allan Dickson...

Allan Dickson 1 day ago

GirlCode, AWS partnership to upskill women on cloud computing
GirlCode, AWS partnership to upskill women on cloud computingArticle

The GirlCode's Software Development Learnership will help 30 unemployed women prepare for careers in tech and IT...

2 days ago

Danette Breitenbach
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 2 days ago

IAB Y-Council x Future Masters
IAB Y-Council x Future MastersArticle

The IAB South Africa's Youth Action Council is calling on all interested parties in the digital media and marketing space to attend its inaugural town hall on 15 June via Zoom and also for participaction in their Mentor Month initiative throughout the month of June...

Issued by IAB South Africa 2 days ago

Elvis Sibeko, Cape Philharmonic Orchestra to present Dance Can Dance at the Artscape
Elvis Sibeko, Cape Philharmonic Orchestra to present Dance Can Dance at the ArtscapeArticle

Award-winning dancer and choreographer Elvis Sibeko and the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra will present Dance Can Dance the Spirit of Enchantment at the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town on 14 and 15 May 2021.

2 days ago

#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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days ago

Youth activists urge bigger say in decision making for climate-hit Africans
Youth activists urge bigger say in decision making for climate-hit AfricansArticle

Young African environmental activists said Saturday, 8 May, it is crucial those most impacted by climate change have a bigger say in decision-making to find solutions...

Amber Milne 2 days ago

Outreach Engineering, Wits Healthcare Innovation merge to scale impact
Outreach Engineering, Wits Healthcare Innovation merge to scale impactArticle

Following a successful track record, Outreach Engineering and Wits Healthcare Innovation are merging to scale up their work...

7 May 2021

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...

6 May 2021

Tractor Outdoor partners with Sunshine Cinema to increase access to African film in under-resourced communities
Tractor Outdoor partners with Sunshine Cinema to increase access to African film in under-resourced communitiesArticle

Tractor Outdoor recently partnered with Sunshine Cinema to host a free drive-in movie screening in Cape Town...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 6 May 2021

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

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

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...

5 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

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

DBSA launches second edition of Youth Challenge
DBSA launches second edition of Youth ChallengeArticle

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has launched the second edition of the DBSA Youth Challenge...

5 May 2021

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...

4 May 2021

New global H&M initiative to identify and support inspiring kids
New global H&M initiative to identify and support inspiring kidsArticle

H&M has introduced a new global initiative to identify and support young role models who are making progress on social equality, sustainability, education...

3 May 2021

Athletes to influencers: the new competive playing field
Athletes to influencers: the new competive playing fieldArticle

Professional athletes endorsing brands is not a new concept. For years the likes of Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods and Cristiano Ronaldo have proudly donned the infamous Nike logo (amongst others) as part of high value sponsorship deals, but the rise of social media and the absence of live sport due to the Covid-19 pandemic has seen the development of a new highly competitive playing field amongst athletes - both professionals and amateurs - in the digital arena.

Issued by Mscsports 3 May 2021

South Africa's youngest rock band signs a record deal
South Africa's youngest rock band signs a record dealArticle

Jacaranda FM's 942s are set to become Mzanzi's top youth talent...

Issued by Jacaranda FM 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

The Nedbank IMC puts spotlight on scarce skills through bursary programme
The Nedbank IMC puts spotlight on scarce skills through bursary programmeArticle

Nedbank IMC is offering a 50% discounted ticket price to students. The 2021 IMC bursary scheme is also encouraging potential young talent into the world of marketing...

Issued by IMC Conference 30 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

Microsoft to train 20,000 young South Africans in software development
Microsoft to train 20,000 young South Africans in software developmentArticle

Microsoft SA has announced a partnership with the Public Service Sector Education, Training Authority (PSETA), and Afrika Tikkun to extend its Global Skilling Initiative...

29 Apr 2021

HSRC study finds winning formula at Christel House SA
HSRC study finds winning formula at Christel House SAArticle

According to a Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) study conducted late last year, Christel House South Africa enables students from marginalised communities to achieve...

29 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

Q&A with SA director Michael Matthews on Oscar-nominated film Love and Monsters
Q&A with SA director Michael Matthews on Oscar-nominated film Love and MonstersArticle

South African film director Michael Matthews has garnered an Oscar nomination for the Hollywood film Love and Monsters, a mind-blowing apocalyptic adventure that has been described as 'one of the best surprises of 2020'. The film was nominated for Best Visual Effects at the 93rd Academy Awards, which was held in Los Angeles on 25 April 2021.

Daniel Dercksen 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

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

B-boy Benny and B-girl Courtnaé Paul win Red Bull BC One National Final
B-boy Benny and B-girl Courtnaé Paul win Red Bull BC One National FinalArticle

B-boy Benny and B-girl Courtnaé Paul will represent South Africa at the Red Bull BC One World Final in November in Poland. The national final was judged by five of the most influential voices in the South African breaking scenes; namely Vouks, Foxxie, Ambrose, Bear and Vee.

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

#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

Africa Rising global livestream
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The Africa Rising global livestream event with Master KG and Ndlovu Youth Choir in aid of raising funds for the live events industry and in support of #FeedOurCrew initiative, took place on Robben Island on the 25 April.

26 Apr 2021

#BehindtheMask: Linda Erasmus, international brand ambassador, Fine & Country
#BehindtheMask: Linda Erasmus, international brand ambassador, Fine & CountryArticle

Property doyenne Linda Erasmus began her journey in real estate 35 years ago when she and her family relocated from Namibia to Johannesburg. She soon rose from estate agent to...

Sindy Peters 23 Apr 2021

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