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Good news about South Africa's automotive retail sector
Good news about South Africa's automotive retail sector

South Africa's automotive market appears to have regained momentum and activity is matching or exceeding pre-Covid-19 levels...

1 day ago

Henley Business School Africa's first ever virtual MBA exchange is underway
Henley Business School Africa's first ever virtual MBA exchange is underway

Henley Business School Africa's first ever virtual MBA exchange is underway. It's the latest innovation by the business school which was the first on the continent to transition to fully virtual learning and teaching before South Africa's Covid-19 lockdown in March 2020...

Issued by Henley Business School 2 days ago

Kenya plan to help Covid-hit poor plagued by irregularities - rights group
Kenya plan to help Covid-hit poor plagued by irregularities - rights group

A Kenyan government programme intended to help the capital's poorest citizens weather the pandemic was crippled by irregularities, says Human Rights Watch report...

George Obulutsa 3 days ago

Treasury considering return of Covid-19 R350 grant
Treasury considering return of Covid-19 R350 grant

The National Treasury is considering a request from the Department of Social Development to reintroduce the Social Relief of Distress grant...

Liezl Human 3 days ago

Covid-19 Ters applications re-open
Covid-19 Ters applications re-open

Workers affected by the Covid-19 lockdown regulations since March 2021 will once again be able to claim from the Covid-19 Ters...

19 Jul 2021

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A bumper-year of votes received for the 2021 Most Awards

The Most Awards have shared the details of the Awards which celebrate service excellence by South African media...

15 Jul 2021

Re/Max Q2 2021 report suggests a return to normal market activity
Re/Max Q2 2021 report suggests a return to normal market activity

According to the Re/Max National Housing Report for Q2 2021, activity in the property market has reached an equilibrium with activity in the sector returning to normal...

14 Jul 2021

Alcohol industry bemoans lack of engagement as booze ban extended
Alcohol industry bemoans lack of engagement as booze ban extended

Alcohol industry associations have called for urgent dialogue with President Cyril Ramaphosa following the extension of the alcohol ban announced on Sunday night...

12 Jul 2021

Hippo Toy brings winter smiles to vulnerable kids
Hippo Toy brings winter smiles to vulnerable kids

Comparison platform Hippo.co.za has delivered handmade Hippo Toys to nearly 300 children in local homes and projects, continuing the positive message of the brand's popular CSR initiative...

Issued by Hippo.co.za 9 Jul 2021

A mine worker is seen underground in South Deep mine outside Johannesburg, file. Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko
SA mine deaths rose 33% in the first half 2021

South Africa's mines recorded 32 deaths in the first half of 2021 compared with 24 during the same period in 2020,,,

9 Jul 2021

SABC1 to broadcast Sama27 on 31 July 2021
SABC1 to broadcast Sama27 on 31 July 2021

SABC1 will broadcast the 27th SA Music Awards (Sama27) on 31 July 2021 at 8pm. The red carpet will be broadcast on the channel's lifestyle show RGB at 7.30pm...

8 Jul 2021

Unlocking South Africa's youth 'dividend'!
Unlocking South Africa's youth 'dividend'!

How apt then that June is commonly referred to in South Africa as Youth Month, a fitting tribute to the youth whose 'dividends' have and continue to shape the world we are living in...

Issued by TSIBA 2 Jul 2021

Data highlights radio's powerful appeal for youth
Data highlights radio's powerful appeal for youth

Interim radio listenership data, released by the Broadcasting Research Council of South Africa (BRC) for Q1 2021, show a high listenership amongst the youth of South Africa...

30 Jun 2021

PoPIA and Covid-19: Data strategies must adapt to change
PoPIA and Covid-19: Data strategies must adapt to change

Operations director of Gabsten Technologies Chris du Bruyn explains why businesses need to revisit their data strategies in the wake of PoPIA and Covid-19...

Chris du Bruyn 30 Jun 2021

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South Africa's latest Covid-19 lockdown puts spotlight back on vaccination failures

South Africa is in the grip of another resurgence of Covid-19. Gauteng province, the country's economic hub, where 25% of the population live, is the epicentre...

Shabir A Madhi 30 Jun 2021

Chat commerce set to disrupt e-commerce and other emerging trends
Chat commerce set to disrupt e-commerce and other emerging trends

Technology advancements are giving companies a confidence boost when it comes to supporting it as part of their omnichannel strategy and even setting it on a path to disrupt e-commerce...

Issued by Clickatell 24 Jun 2021

Africa free trade agreement could provide necessary momentum for improving SA's port infrastructure
Africa free trade agreement could provide necessary momentum for improving SA's port infrastructure

As the world hopefully heads out of the Covid-19 lockdowns, trade and the shipping of more goods should continue to increase, as logistics bottlenecks start to ease and fiscal stimuli from major trading nations in the developed world continue to spur demand...

Chris Hattingh 22 Jun 2021

How to secure funding as an SME
How to secure funding as an SME

Before applying for finance, business owners should get their accounting and tax affairs in order to fully understand the financial performance and position of their business....

Tyler Posthumus 17 Jun 2021

Sectional title becoming most popular choice for Sandton home buyers
Sectional title becoming most popular choice for Sandton home buyers

According to recent data from Lightstone Property, sectional title properties are becoming the segment of choice for home buyers in Sandton...

15 Jun 2021

TFG plans tech hiring spree after sliding to a loss
TFG plans tech hiring spree after sliding to a loss

TFG wants to build up its newly launched tech hub to more than 100 new staff after the company swung to an annual operating loss...

11 Jun 2021

Survivor South Africa first-ever local production boosts economy by over R10m
Survivor South Africa first-ever local production boosts economy by over R10m

For the first time in the series' eight-season history, Survivor South Africa was filmed on home soil in partnership with the Eastern Cape Development Corporation, resulting in job creation, upskilling and a financial boost to the region...

9 Jun 2021

Hybrid and virtual events set to grow post pandemic
Hybrid and virtual events set to grow post pandemic

To event or not to event? That is the question organisers are faced with as the world moves towards a post-pandemic recovery...

Tanya Davis, Issued by East Coast Radio 4 Jun 2021

Customer service in the 4IR: What's changed?
Customer service in the 4IR: What's changed?

Alan Yates, customer excellence lead at Roche Diagnostics, discusses the current customer landscape in terms of providing products and services to resellers...

Alan Yates 4 Jun 2021

Wesgro, Finfind partner to link local businesses with funders
Wesgro, Finfind partner to link local businesses with funders

Wesgro has partnered with FinFind to develop a Fund Matchmaking Portal aimed at making access to finance for startups and SMMEs easier...

Johannes Masiteng 31 May 2021

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How Covid-19 affected informal cross-border trade between Uganda and DRC

Informal cross-border trade, which includes smuggling, is hugely important for survival in, around and beyond border regions...

Kristof Titeca and Innocent Anguyo 28 May 2021

#MarketingMasterminds: The creative brains behind the One Day in Cape Town and the Western Cape campaign
#MarketingMasterminds: The creative brains behind the One Day in Cape Town and the Western Cape campaign

This month's Marketing Masterminds are Danny Pinch, executive creative director of digital at the King James Group, and Jean Scheltema, head of marketing and communications at Wesgro. They discuss the 'One Day in Cape Town and the Western Cape' campaign...

Issued by Facebook 27 May 2021

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South African retailer Lewis reports a surge in annual profit

South Africa's Lewis Group Ltd reported a 136.9% surge in profit on Thursday...

Akhona Matshoba 27 May 2021

A branch of South African clothing and homeware retailer Mr Price in Cape Town, South Africa, 26 November 2020. Reuters/Mike Hutchings
South Africa's Mr Price resumes final dividend after strong H2

South Africa's Mr Price said on Thursday it would pay a final dividend after full-year profit rose 1.9% on a strong second half...

Nqobile Dludla 27 May 2021

Ctrack Freight Transport Index reveals industry sectors nearing full recovery
Ctrack Freight Transport Index reveals industry sectors nearing full recovery

The Ctrack Freight Transport Index has grown by 8,5% year-on-year and in doing so increased at its quickest rate since September 2017.

27 May 2021

Obuasi Mine. Image: AngloGold Ashanti
AngloGold Ashanti suspends Obuasi output, cost guidance after underground collapse

Gold miner AngloGold Ashanti said on Wednesday it would suspend its annual production and cost guidance for its Ghanaian Obuasi mine after operations were suspended when a miner went missing...

Tanisha Heiberg 27 May 2021

Prasa infrastructure vandalism receives attention
Prasa infrastructure vandalism receives attention

Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa chief executive officer, Zolani Matthews has committed to addressing vandalism and the general state of neglect and maintenance at the agency through various interventions.

25 May 2021

How the e-commerce share of retail soared over the last year in SA
How the e-commerce share of retail soared over the last year in SA

E-commerce has gone from strength to strength in South Africa over the past year off the back of the Covid-19 global pandemic and rapidly accelerated digitisation...

Issued by Payflex 20 May 2021

Nevi Letcher, author of Mind Your Own Business
Nevi Letcher authors Mind Your Own Business, teaches marketing lessons

With the arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic, Nevi Letcher decided to put her free time towards writing a book...

Emily Stander 18 May 2021

Ster-Kinekor to screen SA State Theatre productions at cinemas across the country in June
Ster-Kinekor to screen SA State Theatre productions at cinemas across the country in June

Ster-Kinekor Theatres (SKT) and the South African State Theatre (SAST) have collaborated to screen theatre productions at selected cinemas across the country in June 2021.

17 May 2021

Redefine Properties defers dividend decision
Redefine Properties defers dividend decision

Redefine Properties shareholders will have to wait a little longer for a dividend after the company said on Friday, 14 May, that it has deferred a decision on...

Nqobile Dludla 14 May 2021

Game on: The next big brand opportunity to embrace
Game on: The next big brand opportunity to embrace

You could certainly be forgiven for thinking that gaming is a niche interest - the reserve of kids, nerds and techies. Because until fairly recently, it was! But that's no longer the case...

Shaune Jordaan 13 May 2021

Cargo loyalty programmes emerge to help aviation attract business
Cargo loyalty programmes emerge to help aviation attract business

Online research shows that aviation is leaning on air freight and cargo to make up for the impact of lockdowns on conventional passenger air travel...

11 May 2021

New electronic driver's licence for SA
New electronic driver's licence for SA

A new, more efficient driver's license card system is being developed and is expected to be rolled out in the middle of the 2021/2022 financial year...

10 May 2021

South Africa loses cultural landmarks like Apartheid Museum to Covid
South Africa loses cultural landmarks like Apartheid Museum to Covid

"We had to let go of all of the staff. About 30 people. There's no one here to turn the lights on and off."

Mfuneko Toyana 10 May 2021

Artscape celebrates 50 years with an exhibition showcasing costumes from past, present productions
Artscape celebrates 50 years with an exhibition showcasing costumes from past, present productions

The Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town is celebrating 50 years since it opened as the Nico Malan Theatre in 1971. To mark the occasion, it's currently showcasing a costume exhibition portraying moments from various productions dating back from 1971 to the present day.

6 May 2021

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

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

5 May 2021

Kombo King turns up the heat
Kombo King turns up the heat

The Vumela Fund announces an investment in innovative food technology...

Issued by Edge Growth 5 May 2021

Indwe's R11m stadium unfinished and abandoned
Indwe's R11m stadium unfinished and abandoned

In July 2018, Emalahleni Local Municipality gave MBS Civils JV Cudjor Quantity Surveying cc an R11m tender to rehabilitate the sportsfield and build a stadium in Indwe...

Yonela Ngqukuvana 4 May 2021

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

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

An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But ...
An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But ...

The Best Documentary Feature gong for My Octopus Teacher at this year's Academy Awards has been seen by many critics as the type of underdog story Oscar loves. The film, directed by Pippa Erlich and James Reed, was - like the other South African-themed documentary to wow the Oscars, Searching for Sugarman - the feel-good choice.

Liani Maasdorp and Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk 30 Apr 2021

My Octopus Teacher wins Oscar for Best Documentary
My Octopus Teacher wins Oscar for Best Documentary

South African film My Octopus Teacher has won Best Documentary Film at the 93rd Academy Awards, hosted in Los Angeles on 25 April 2021.

26 Apr 2021

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Agribusiness during Covid: How leadership creates winning strategies

"Even with the challenges left by 2020, the overall acumen showed by leaders in the agri sector, government and all allied industries adapted to existing conditions with great speed and robust solutions."

23 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 report

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

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

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

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