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2019 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards finalists announced
2019 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards finalists announcedArticle

The finalists of the 2019 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards have been announced.

5 Sep 2019

Trachoma can lead to blindness if left untreated. Alaine Kathryn Knipes/CDC
Why it's proving hard to eliminate the eye disease trachoma by 2020Article

Trachoma is a disease that can cause blindness and visual impairment in about 1.9-million people every year. Poor communities in rural areas of countries in Africa, Central and South America, Asia, Australia and the Middle East are most affected....

Musa Mutali 19 Aug 2019

Arc Interactive wins big at the IAB Bookmarks 2019
Arc Interactive wins big at the IAB Bookmarks 2019Article

Johannesburg-based digital marketing agency, Arc Interactive, won three silver awards at last Thursday night's IAB SA Bookmarks 2019 Awards ceremony...

Issued by Arc Interactive 5 Apr 2019

Choma wins silver at Bookmark Awards 2019
Choma wins silver at Bookmark Awards 2019Article

Choma, an online magazine aimed at young South African women, was nominated in the Public Service and NPO Platforms category and walked away with a silver award at this year's Bookmark Awards...

Issued by Arc Interactive 4 Apr 2019

#Bookmarks2019: ALL THE WINNERS!
#Bookmarks2019: ALL THE WINNERS!Article

The 11th annual Bookmark Awards, hosted at The Forum in Bryanston last night, 28 March 2019, culminated in 142 winners, all truly representative of the South African digital landscape...

Issued by IAB South Africa 29 Mar 2019

IAB announces finalists for 2019 Bookmarks
IAB announces finalists for 2019 BookmarksArticle

The IAB has announced its finalists for the 11th Annual Bookmark Awards that will be held at The Forum, Bryanston on 28 March 2019...

Issued by IAB South Africa 1 Mar 2019

Minister of Health of Burkina Faso, Professor Nicolas Meda and Minister of Health of Rwanda, Dr Diane Gashumba
Addressing neglected tropical diseasesArticle

Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of communicable diseases that affect 1.58-billion people globally, 39% of whom live in Africa...

3 Dec 2018

Siya Kolisi announced as Global Citizen: Mandela 100 advocate with key focus on hunger and nutrition
Siya Kolisi announced as Global Citizen: Mandela 100 advocate with key focus on hunger and nutritionArticle

International advocacy organisation Global Citizen has announced that Siya Kolisi will become an advocate for the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100...

Issued by OnPoint PR 19 Oct 2018

Arc Interactive - the agency behind CellCgirl
Arc Interactive - the agency behind CellCgirlArticle

Arc Interactive has teamed up with mobile company Cell C to develop an exciting new project called CellCgirl...

Issued by Arc Interactive 4 Oct 2018

Photo: WHO
Mapping neglected tropical diseasesArticle

Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of communicable diseases that affect more than 1.5-billion people globally, 39% of whom live in Africa...

18 Jul 2018

Eskom's Matshela Koko resigns
Eskom's Matshela Koko resignsArticle

Eskom's chief generation officer, Matshela Koko, has resigned.

16 Feb 2018

Tribunal to tackle Eskom collusion
Tribunal to tackle Eskom collusionArticle

The Competition Commission has referred a R4.5bn tender-rigging case involving Eskom suppliers to the Competition Tribunal after the regulator proceeded with its investigation despite Eskom's attempts to withdraw the matter...

7 Feb 2018

Matshela Koko faces new disciplinary inquiry
Matshela Koko faces new disciplinary inquiryArticle

Eskom's chief generation officer, Matshela Koko, who is implicated in awarding contracts to a company linked to his stepdaughter, is facing a new disciplinary inquiry...

Nomahlubi Jordaan 7 Feb 2018

Golden handshake for Eskom boss on table
Golden handshake for Eskom boss on tableArticle

Embattled electricity producer Eskom, which has described its financial situation as "very dire", is in secret discussions to terminate the employment of controversial executive Matshela Koko...

Sikonathi Mantshantsha 18 Jan 2018

Matshela Koko off the hook, back in driving seat at Eskom
Matshela Koko off the hook, back in driving seat at EskomArticle

Eskom acting CE Matshela Koko has been found not guilty on all charges in a disciplinary hearing...

Neo Goba and Kyle Cowan 18 Dec 2017

Matshela Koko | Credit:
Suspended Eskom acting CEO threatens to sue over Tiso Blackstar's reportingArticle

Suspended Eskom acting CEO Matshela Koko has threatened to take action against the Tiso Blackstar Group for its continued reporting on his troubles at the power utility...

Neo Goba 24 Nov 2017

The importance of culinary tourism to travel destinations
The importance of culinary tourism to travel destinationsArticle

Modern-day travellers are more experiential in all aspects of their journey; from cultural immersion to local food sampling, a trend that has become a major influence in the growth of travel destinations...

Josephine Wawira 22 Nov 2017

Arc Interactive goes for gold at the New Generation Awards
Arc Interactive goes for gold at the New Generation AwardsArticle

Arc Interactive secured its first award wins at the New Generation Awards for Best App Developed By An Agency (Dis-Chem) as well as Most Innovative Social Media Campaign by a small agency (HIVSA)...

Issued by Arc Interactive 10 Oct 2017

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New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards 2017 winnersArticle

All the winners of the New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards that was held on Thursday, 28 September at Monte Casino...

5 Oct 2017

Arc Interactive nominated for five New Generation Awards
Arc Interactive nominated for five New Generation AwardsArticle

Arc Interactive Digital Agency has been shortlisted for four New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards and an added nomination for overall social and digital corporate winner...

Issued by Arc Interactive 26 Sep 2017

New Generation Awards announces 2017 finalists
New Generation Awards announces 2017 finalistsArticle

The New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards has announced this year's finalists, with a record number of entries received this year...

13 Sep 2017

Matshela Koko, former acting CEO: Eskom
Eskom plans to take action against KokoArticle

The Eskom board is taking disciplinary measures against its former acting CE in a bid by the power utility to clean up its corruption-tainted image...

11 Jul 2017

Eskom report on CEO's step-daughter's contracts due this week
Eskom report on CEO's step-daughter's contracts due this weekArticle

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown expects to receive a report from the Eskom board on an inquiry into allegations against Eskom CEO Matshela Koko at the end of the week...

Linda Ensor 12 May 2017

Artificial intelligence creeps into daily life
Artificial intelligence creeps into daily lifeArticle

Mark Zuckerberg envisions a software system inspired by the "Iron Man" character Jarvis as a virtual butler managing his household...

19 Dec 2016

Alba Hotel
Best Western continues expansion into East AfricaArticle

Best Western's BW Premier Collection has expanded with The Alba, Nairobi, Kenya...

18 Oct 2016

Best Western expands its East African portfolio
Best Western expands its East African portfolioArticle

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has added BW Premier Collection The Alba in Nairobi, Kenya, to its East African portfolio...

7 Oct 2016

Whisky Live goes to Durban
Whisky Live goes to DurbanArticle

The Durban Whisky Live Celebration will be held at Suncoast from 12 to 14 May, 2016, and is open from 6.30pm to 10pm daily.

4 May 2016

21 Icons Season 3 to feature Ludwick Marishane
21 Icons Season 3 to feature Ludwick MarishaneArticle

On 25 October 2015 on SABC 3 at 7:27pm, the short-film series 21 ICONS will feature the eighth icon of its third season: award-winning social student entrepreneur Ludwick Marishane...

23 Oct 2015

[Loeries 2015] All the Digital, Interactive and Integrated finalists
[Loeries 2015] All the Digital, Interactive and Integrated finalistsArticle

With judging complete in these categories, the Loeries' Digital and Interactive and Integrated finalists have been announced...

11 Aug 2015

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD gives sight to over 1 million
LIGHT FOR THE WORLD gives sight to over 1 millionArticle

Last year LIGHT FOR THE WORLD carried out 53,100 sight-saving cataract surgeries and reached a total of 1.2 million people in developing countries, contributing to the decline of the global rate of blindness...

14 May 2015

Why we should be investing in engagement
Why we should be investing in engagementArticle

South Africa, alongside some of our BRICS partners, is globally recognised as among the most fertile grounds for new consumption of smartphones, online content and mobile applications...

Glenn Gillis 22 Apr 2015

Partnerships can rectify school sanitation horrors
Partnerships can rectify school sanitation horrorsArticle

A recent exposé published in a South African daily newspaper and featured on the front page as "School Toilets of Shame", revealed the horrific truth about sanitation in Gauteng schools - in most cases there isn't any...

Peter Cowan 2 Apr 2015

Finalists announced for the IAB Bookmark Awards 2015
Finalists announced for the IAB Bookmark Awards 2015Article

The finalists have been confirmed for this year's IAB Bookmarks Awards. Those selected were picked from a record number of entries...

29 Jan 2015

HIV awareness interactive art installation at UJ
HIV awareness interactive art installation at UJArticle

An innovative mobile pop-up exhibition is running across four of University of Johannesburg's campuses, namely Soweto, Kingsway, Bunting and Doornfontein, created in collaboration with UJ's Institutional Office for HIV & AIDS (IOHA) and non-profit organisation HIVSA.

28 Jan 2015

Victoria Beckham inspires young women to make better decisions
Victoria Beckham inspires young women to make better decisionsArticle

Former Spice Girl and international fashion designer, Victoria Beckham recently pledged her support at an interactive intervention to empower girls and young women infected with and affected by HIV during her first South African trip in her capacity as United Nations (UN) AIDS Goodwill Ambassador.

4 Nov 2014

Selfie campaign for good
Selfie campaign for goodArticle

CHOMA, interactive mobile phone magazine engaging South African girl adolescents to aid them in staying negative and free from HIV, has increased its social media users from 30,000 to 140,000 in less than two months through a 'selfie' campaign.

4 Aug 2014

South Africans direct new Al Jazeera series
South Africans direct new Al Jazeera seriesArticle

The new Al Jazeera documentary series, Lifelines: The Quest for Global Health, is filmed by an award-winning South African team in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Malawi, Senegal, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. (video)

9 Apr 2014

Kabelo Mekoa
How does a personality affect radio station loyalty?Article

The personality question is a challenge to all radio stations and each manages it differently here I share my thoughts about the matter.

Kabelo Mekoa 3 Oct 2013

Cyclists invited to ride for a purpose
Cyclists invited to ride for a purposeArticle

Steyn City Properties is calling on anyone associated with the development or neighbouring residents entering this year's Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge event, who would like to ride for a purpose, to contact them to help raise funds for the Diepsloot community north west of Johannesburg. The cycle challenge encourages all participants to ride for a purpose and make a difference.

16 Sep 2013

The Tshepang Educare Trust improves education in disadvantaged areasArticle

The Tshepang Educare Trust in Bethlehem in the Free State was established to train matrons running the various pre-school crèches to help improve their delivery of education and training to children between the ages of three and six years.

13 Sep 2013

Forty-nine Rising Star Awards finalists announced
Forty-nine Rising Star Awards finalists announcedArticle

The 2013 DHL Rising Star Awards has announced that 49 finalists have been accepted to go through to the final judging phase of the awards. The 2013 Rising Star from each of the 11 featured business sectors are to be announced on 15 August 2013.

27 Jun 2013

Times urged to open up rural officesArticle

Information and Broadcasting Services Deputy Minister Poniso Njeulu has urged Times of Zambia to consider opening more outlets in rural areas to enable more people have access to information.

Brian Hatyoka 27 May 2013

Saving the world a drop at a time
Saving the world a drop at a timeArticle

Imagine taking a bath anywhere at any time without using the traditional method of water. A young South African entrepreneur has developed a product that will allow people who have limited access to water to maintain their standards of hygiene.

Bhekumuzi Mdakane 10 Jan 2013

Deconstructing construction finance to build stronger contractors
Deconstructing construction finance to build stronger contractorsArticle

South Africa is readying itself for an infrastructure development boom. On 24 October, 2012, the Business Day newspaper reported that President Zuma had announced, at an infrastructure investment conference in Joburg, that the government was drafting legislation to enable infrastructure development, as well as trying to find funding methods for 18 strategic infrastructure projects. These projects are estimated to be worth R4 trillion over 15 years.

Allon Raiz 22 Nov 2012

With random lasers, Yale researchers fight random noise, improve imaging
With random lasers, Yale researchers fight random noise, improve imagingArticle

Using "random lasers" as a source of illumination in medical imaging equipment could improve both processing time and the clarity of the final images, according to new research by Yale University scientists.

30 Apr 2012

Zahara, Mi Casa, and Zakwe head SAMA18 nominees
Zahara, Mi Casa, and Zakwe head SAMA18 nomineesArticle

The 2012 MTN South African Music Awards nominees were announced at a press conference this morning at the Turbine Hall, Newtown, Joburg. The SAMA Awards are to be held on Sunday, 29 April and Monday, 30 April at the Sun City Resort.

8 Mar 2012

Common Pitch: winner, additional sponsorship by MTN announced
Common Pitch: winner, additional sponsorship by MTN announcedArticle

The Common Pitch competition, held on the opening night of Design Indaba saw a surprise move by MTN, who donated an extra R100 000 to Dry Bath, a Limpopo invention; and EarthBag Construction System won R200 000 to use on other projects in communities that need it.

2 Mar 2012

More Vodacom Journalist of the Year regional winners
More Vodacom Journalist of the Year regional winnersArticle

The central, KwaZulu-Natal and the northern/southern regions recently celebrated the 2011 Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards in Bloemfontein, Durban and Johannesburg respectively. These awards recognise the individuals who continually dedicate their lives to report the news.

12 Oct 2011

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