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One year on: 3 ways in which Covid-19 has impacted the SA venture capital space
One year on: 3 ways in which Covid-19 has impacted the SA venture capital spaceArticle

It's been just over a year since South Africa went into lockdown. At the time, there was still hope that the country could isolate and contain the disease, allowing economic activity to continue as normal. Few could've forecast the toll the following months would take on our lives and livelihoods...

Philani Sangweni, Issued by Irvine Partners 2 days ago

Phase 2 of vaccine rollout set for 17 May
Phase 2 of vaccine rollout set for 17 MayArticle

Health minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has announced that the second phase of the country's vaccination will begin on 17 May, as millions of doses of vaccine are set to land on South African shores over the next few weeks...

2 days ago

The AfCFTA must be used in Africa's development agenda
The AfCFTA must be used in Africa's development agendaArticle

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) must be seen as a pillar of the broader development integration agenda, said deputy minister of trade, industry and competition Fikile Majola...

2 days ago

How can employers help employees to make ends meet?
How can employers help employees to make ends meet?Article

Although the economy seems to be coming out of the doldrums, life is still tough out there and many people have lost their livelihoods, if not their lives, as a result of Covid-19...

Bryan Habana 2 days ago

Entries now open for WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards 2021
Entries now open for WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards 2021Article

Entries are open for the WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards 2021, with this year's ceremony including a series of Global Awards for the first time...

2 days ago

4 key lessons for future-ready manufacturing
4 key lessons for future-ready manufacturingArticle

The persistent nature of Covid-19's disruption on the manufacturing industry highlights a need, and an opportunity, to rethink business operations to be more adaptable to market dynamics.

Robin Fisher 2 days ago

The Business Exchange launches unique dollar-based offshore investment opportunity in Mauritius
The Business Exchange launches unique dollar-based offshore investment opportunity in MauritiusArticle

Serviced office space provider The Business Exchange (TBE), in partnership with Maxcity Properties, has launched an exciting new opportunity, offering investors the unique chance to own offshore property in Mauritius...

Issued by Irvine Partners 2 days ago

Survey: Assessing South Africans confidence around cruise holidays
Survey: Assessing South Africans confidence around cruise holidaysArticle

Based on the results of the survey, it would seem that whether they are setting sail or staying on dry land, a significant portion of South Africans intend to keep their holidays local for the time being...

2 days ago

South African content making waves internationally, from Annie to Bafta nominations
South African content making waves internationally, from Annie to Bafta nominationsArticle

Moffie has a big weekend coming up: producer Jack Sidey is nominated for an Outstanding Debut Bafta (British Academy Film Awards) and the critically acclaimed war movie is being released in the USA at select cinemas and streaming platforms by IFC Films...

Issued by Showmax 2 days ago

David Alexander on the state of music publishing in South Africa
David Alexander on the state of music publishing in South AfricaArticle

David Alexander, newly appointed chair of Music Publishing Association of South Africa, shares insights on how to revolutionise the business of publishing....

Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

Thirst partners with leading Jozi restaurants to launch unique dining experience
Thirst partners with leading Jozi restaurants to launch unique dining experienceArticle

Thirst Bar Services, in partnership with leading Johannesburg restaurants Gemelli, Mesh and Greenhouse, have launched Gin Your Garden, a unique home entertainment experience like no other...

Issued by Thirst Bar Services 2 days ago

A healthcare worker administers an Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to her colleague at Mutuini Hospital in Nairobi. Kenya on March 3, 2021. Photo by Dennis Sigwe/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Kenya's Covid-19 vaccine rollout has got off to a slow start: the gaps, and how to fix themArticle

Kenya has started the first phase of its Covid-19 vaccination strategy. This was made possible by the delivery of just over one million AstraZeneca vaccines that arrived in two batches...

Catherine Kyobutungi 2 days ago

Transformation imperative in aviation: Mbalula
Transformation imperative in aviation: MbalulaArticle

Transformation in the aviation sector remains a challenge, with the 2020/21 financial year aviation statistics showing that no meaningful progress has been made in terms of transformation, particularly for previously disadvantaged individuals...

2 days ago

White Star continues to keep the local beat alive!
White Star continues to keep the local beat alive!Article

White Star's Shay'na ngeWhite Star (Shine with White Star) 2021 campaign kicks off in April and promises to continue to lend much-needed support to local artists...

Issued by OnPoint PR 2 days ago

Business rescue process: Don't disregard the rights of employees
Business rescue process: Don't disregard the rights of employeesArticle

Companies in business rescue have plenty of worries to preoccupy them but legal challenges over retrenchments are not usually at the top of the list...

Rosalind Davey, Chloƫ Loubser and Nikita Reddy 3 days ago

Illegal cigarette consignment to be destroyed
Illegal cigarette consignment to be destroyedArticle

Government's renewed vigour to eliminate illegal tobacco imports and exports will be demonstrated on Friday when a multi-department operation will see 12 million cigarettes being destroyed...

3 days ago

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Eni makes light oil find in Angola's Cuica prospectArticle

A new light oil resource with a size estimated between 200- and 250-million barrels of oil has been discovered in Block 15/06 offshore of Angola...

3 days ago

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5 categories that could lead retail's recovery in 2021Article

Merchant Capital's collection data suggests early signs of recovery in several key categories...

3 days ago

Domestic tourism to the rescue
Domestic tourism to the rescueArticle

Domestic and regional tourism is the light at the end of the tunnel, that holy grail that governments, tourism industries and stakeholders hope will ensure the sector's survival until international travel resumes...

Jenna Berndt 3 days ago

Another win for Tiger Wheel & Tyre
Another win for Tiger Wheel & TyreArticle

The people have spoken, and Tiger Wheel & Tyre has once again been awarded top spot in the Best of Zululand Readers' Choice Awards...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 3 days ago

Broadcast Research Council to commission a more comprehensive TAMS audit
Broadcast Research Council to commission a more comprehensive TAMS auditArticle

There have been rapid changes in the recent video viewing landscape exacerbated by the Covid-19 outbreak and the resultant accelerated changes in access to alternate video services and data...

3 days ago

How telematics can improve e-commerce in SA during Covid-19
How telematics can improve e-commerce in SA during Covid-19Article

With more people choosing online as their preferred shopping channel, now would be the right time for the e-commerce sector to adopt telematics technology...

Justin Manson 3 days ago

Plans for the NWU Medical School on track
Plans for the NWU Medical School on trackArticle

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the enormous stress and burden placed on South Africa's medical professionals have dramatically strengthened the North-West University's case for a medical school in North West...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 3 days ago

Absa collabs with AWS to train staff in cloud computing skills
Absa collabs with AWS to train staff in cloud computing skillsArticle

Absa has launched a cloud incubator initiative in collaboration with Amazon Web Services to enhance its cloud computing skills across its operations in Africa...

3 days ago

Thirst, Inverroche launch immersive gin experience
Thirst, Inverroche launch immersive gin experienceArticle

Thirst Bar Services have partnered with Inverroche to launch The Inverroche Gin School, an interactive and fun gin masterclass...

Issued by Thirst Bar Services 3 days ago

The art of communications excellence
The art of communications excellenceArticle

In a business landscape that has undergone a major metamorphosis, the role of communications has become critical...

Jacki McEwen-Powell 3 days ago

FoxP2 welcomes Sello Leshope as strategic planning director
FoxP2 welcomes Sello Leshope as strategic planning directorArticle

FoxP2 has brought Sello Leshop into its fold as strategic planning director effective from 1 April...

Issued by Dentsu 3 days ago

High levels of financial pressure-related selling perceived in commercial property sector - FNB survey
High levels of financial pressure-related selling perceived in commercial property sector - FNB surveyArticle

We continue with the first quarter 2021 results of our FNB Commercial Property Broker Survey, which surveys a sample of commercial property brokers in the six major metros of South Africa...

John Loos 3 days ago

Climate change will be more disruptive than the Covid-19 pandemic
Climate change will be more disruptive than the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

The strong consensus of opinion in the scientific community is that the climate is changing, and global temperatures are rising...

Lisa Pines 3 days ago

Health minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize
Pandemic highlights health inequalitiesArticle

Inequalities in South Africa's healthcare system have been brought into sharper focus by the Covid-19 pandemic...

3 days ago

Remote working - no reason to overlook annual leave
Remote working - no reason to overlook annual leaveArticle

While many employers and employees are fast adapting to an anywhere, always-on workplace, they remain bound by labour laws relating to reasonable regulation of working hours and annual leave...

Melissa Cogger and Leila de Saude 3 days ago

South Africa's higher education funding system can be more realistic without betraying ideals
South Africa's higher education funding system can be more realistic without betraying idealsArticle

Ongoing student protests in South Africa have once again highlighted various problems with higher education funding. They boil down to challenges of affordability and sustainability...

Gerald Wangenge-Ouma 7 Apr 2021

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#ATWVirtual2021 : How will the events industry rebalance itself beyond Covid-19?Article

The meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (Mice) industry was particularly hard hit by the pandemic. The big question is: What will the future of events look like?

Nicci Botha 7 Apr 2021

One year on, the events and conference industry is starting to feel cautiously optimistic
One year on, the events and conference industry is starting to feel cautiously optimisticArticle

Colleen Lategan, Assistant F&B Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront to shares new trends that are emerging as South Africans get interested in once again hosting and attending events.

Colleen Lategan 7 Apr 2021

Drive off with your share of R1m in premium wheels and tyres
Drive off with your share of R1m in premium wheels and tyresArticle

Tiger Wheel & Tyre recently launched its incredible new promotion where customers have the opportunity to cash in on their share of R1m in premium wheels and tyres...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 7 Apr 2021

AppCentrix appoints Musa Mahlaba as business development exec
AppCentrix appoints Musa Mahlaba as business development execArticle

Mahlaba's in this role encompasses the AppCentrix Public Sector Go-To-Market strategy, supporting customers and partners in the government space...

7 Apr 2021

Mastercard and Uber extend partnership to boost payment digitisation and advance financial inclusion
Mastercard and Uber extend partnership to boost payment digitisation and advance financial inclusionArticle

Uber's long-term partnership with Mastercard continues to grow with a new strategic initiative focusing on digital payments and advancing financial inclusions which will be facilitated by Mastercard across the Middle East and Africa (MEA)...

Issued by Uber 7 Apr 2021

Kwikmart app launches to empower and support local food businesses post-Covid-19
Kwikmart app launches to empower and support local food businesses post-Covid-19Article

The newly launched Kwikmart app provides a sales platform for local food businesses, whilst serving up consumers more wholesome and healthier choices...

Issued by Kwikmart 7 Apr 2021

Customer experience management in the new normal
Customer experience management in the new normalArticle

At home, online and ready to engage - this is the consumer in the new normal. During their prolonged time at home, consumers have become more willing and able to use digital methods of engagement...

Ntombi Mhangwani 7 Apr 2021

#StartupStory: Crowd-sourced safety platform SOSS steps up in fight against GBV
#StartupStory: Crowd-sourced safety platform SOSS steps up in fight against GBVArticle

Looking to help curb the number of GBV cases and assist those at risk, Thabo Nonkenge and his business partners have developed SOSS...

Sindy Peters 7 Apr 2021

Final chance to enter Private Property's innovative Sherlock Homes competition - with a chance to WIN big!
Final chance to enter Private Property's innovative Sherlock Homes competition - with a chance to WIN big!Article

Private Property's innovative Sherlock Homes competition is well underway, with thousands of people joining in the hunt every week...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 7 Apr 2021

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