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NielsenIQ tracks effect of Covid vaccine on shopper mindsets
NielsenIQ tracks effect of Covid vaccine on shopper mindsetsArticle

More than half (53%) of surveyed consumers around the world said they won't take an approved Covid-19 vaccine immediately when it's available, according to a survey from NielsenIQ...

Issued by Nielsen 10 hours ago

Costs and concerns of back-to-school 2021
Costs and concerns of back-to-school 2021Article

As we approach the 'back to school' season in 2021, a survey carried out by Game has found that the biggest concern amongst parents of school-going children (76% of respondents) is whether schools will again be shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

10 hours ago

Fulbright Scholarship open for applications
Fulbright Scholarship open for applicationsArticle

The Fulbright Foreign Student Programme is open for applications for its 2022-2023 intake. Due to the global Covid-19 pandemic and revised academic calendar, applications will close on 14 May 2021...

12 hours ago

Welcome to the Honda WR-V, a brand new compact SUV
Welcome to the Honda WR-V, a brand new compact SUVArticle

Honda has a highly regarded pedigree in the SUV market and the introduction of the all-new WR-V adds to that. Here's all you need to know...

Naresh Maharaj 13 hours ago

4 million IP addresses worth R1.3bn have been stolen, SA companies impacted
4 million IP addresses worth R1.3bn have been stolen, SA companies impactedArticle

The results of an internal audit undertaken by the African Network Information Centre (Afrinic) reveal that over 4.1 million Internet Protocol (IP) addresses have been misappropriated...

14 hours ago

Airtime vouchers - VAT now or later?
Airtime vouchers - VAT now or later?Article

The correct VAT treatment of vouchers for digital services has been a grey area for many years. Towards the end of 2020, mobile network provider MTN applied for a declaratory order to obtain clarity in this regard...

Aneria Bouwer and Sduduzo Mhlongo 14 hours ago

City Lodge Hotel Group invites you to be our Valentine!
City Lodge Hotel Group invites you to be our Valentine!Article

City Lodge Hotel Group has taken the guesswork out of planning a romantic evening with your special someone this Valentine's Day...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 14 hours ago

Rethinking entrepreneurship in 2021
Rethinking entrepreneurship in 2021Article

Almost 80% of SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) in South Africa fail within the first three years. This statistic presents a staggering blow to the South African economy, which is invested in the crucial role of SMEs in stimulating economic growth and providing relief from a shockingly high unemployment rate...

Issued by Wits Plus 15 hours ago

Cotton: A golden opportunity for South Africa?
Cotton: A golden opportunity for South Africa?Article

Cotton is considered one of the world's greatest poverty alleviating crops, with 150 million people worldwide relying on it for income...

Cobus de Bruyn 16 hours ago

Key learnings from day one of SA Music Week
Key learnings from day one of SA Music WeekArticle

The inaugural South African Music Week (SAMW) commenced on 26 January 2021...

16 hours ago

BMW M introduces the M5 CS, its most powerful car
BMW M introduces the M5 CS, its most powerful carArticle

The BMW M5 CS sprints from 0-100km/h in just three seconds, making it the fastest ever car produced by BMW M...

16 hours ago

African News Agency, the State Security Agency and the Zondo Commission
African News Agency, the State Security Agency and the Zondo CommissionArticle

#Newswatch: On Monday, 25 January 2021, the Zondo Commission heard that the African News Agency (ANA) was used by the State Security Agency (SSA) to plant news stories. ANA, however, has responded saying the company was never a front for the SSA...

17 hours ago

Choose health and safety manager as a career
Choose health and safety manager as a careerArticle

The Department of Higher Education and Training recently gazetted the 2020 national list of occupations in high demand - and health and safety managers are one of them. The best news is that you don't need a university degree...

Issued by Nosa 17 hours ago

Ethan Brown, Beyond Meat founder. Credit: Beyond Meat
PepsiCo and Beyond Meat partner to develop plant-based snacksArticle

PepsiCo and Beyond Meat have teamed up to form The PLANeT Partnership, a joint venture to develop, produce and market snack and beverage products made from plant-based protein...

17 hours ago

Government launches R1.2bn Tourism Equity Fund
Government launches R1.2bn Tourism Equity FundArticle

Government on Tuesday launched the Tourism Equity Fund aimed at creating an inclusive and growing tourism sector by supporting entrepreneurship and investment on the supply side of the tourism sector...

17 hours ago

WAN-IFRA announces New Media Freedom Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa
WAN-IFRA announces New Media Freedom Programme for Sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has announced a new partnership with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs to support media freedom in nine countries across Sub-Saharan Africa...

18 hours ago

Salary Survey 2020: What do SA's creatives, media and marketers earn?
Salary Survey 2020: What do SA's creatives, media and marketers earn?Article

Recruitment company, Ad Talent has released the results of its annual salary survey, which is compiled using figures of actual placements made by the agency, as well as salary information obtained from all candidates interviewed by Ad Talent from January to December 2020...

18 hours ago

4IR: How key industries are successfully embracing digital transformation
4IR: How key industries are successfully embracing digital transformationArticle

Across industries, we are starting to notice businesses of all sizes embrace the digital economy to create value, increase efficiency, and adapt to stay ahead of competitors...

Prenesh Padayachee 19 hours ago

Sub-Saharan marketers dance to a digital tune
Sub-Saharan marketers dance to a digital tuneArticle

Covid-19 has turned the world upside down for almost every industry. The marketing industry is no exception...

Issued by Borderless Access 19 hours ago

Renewables, energy storage and the future of smart cities
Renewables, energy storage and the future of smart citiesArticle

'Smart cities' are no longer considered to be just a buzzword; they are a topic of constant conversation, and they've already...

Seydou Kane 19 hours ago

National Arts Festival opens call for 2021 Festival Fringe
National Arts Festival opens call for 2021 Festival FringeArticle

The National Arts Festival has opened the call for artists who wish to participate in the 2021 National Arts Festival Fringe. The National Arts Festival is planning for a hybrid edition in July 2021 with a digital (online) festival and live elements as allowed within the prevailing Covid-19 restrictions...

19 hours ago

Young diamond jewellery designers called to enter Shining Light Awards
Young diamond jewellery designers called to enter Shining Light AwardsArticle

The Shining Light Awards invites promising young diamond jewellery designers from Botswana, Canada, Namibia and South Africa to showcase their talent...

21 hours ago

Chat-based business-recovery resource launched on WhatsApp to assist SMMEs during Covid-19
Chat-based business-recovery resource launched on WhatsApp to assist SMMEs during Covid-19Article

A chat-based service called SMMEstart has been launched on WhatsApp to provide SMMEs in South Africa with instantly actionable information, guidance and resources to help business owners restart and grow their businesses during the Covid-19 economic recovery period and beyond...

Issued by SMMEstart 22 hours ago

Let's get constructive about constructive dismissal - you can still be fired
Let's get constructive about constructive dismissal - you can still be firedArticle

Very few workplace issues elicit as firmly held views or fears as the topic of constructive dismissal. Whether it is a manager, fearful of doing something wrong and at risk of an employee lodging the dreadful claim of constructive dismissal, or Harvey Spectre wannabes cascading their views on the legal impact of such a claim: say "constructive dismissal" and you have everyone's attention...

Johan Botes 1 day ago

2021 Knysna Motor Show cancelled
2021 Knysna Motor Show cancelledArticle

With the event scheduled to take place on 2 May, the show's organising committee met recently and decided to cancel the event...

1 day ago

#StartupStory: Scaffold aims to promote queer creators and culture in South Africa
#StartupStory: Scaffold aims to promote queer creators and culture in South AfricaArticle

With over ten years of experience in the media industry producing successful television shows, directing award-winning theatre productions and creating editorial content, Gary Hartley has created Scaffold, a platform for queer creators and culture...

Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

The problem with switching from WhatsApp to Telegram and Signal
The problem with switching from WhatsApp to Telegram and SignalArticle

The hype around WhatsApp's new privacy policies has drawn so much attention from the media. Many different views have been expressed and some are accurate and others not so accurate. Be that as it may, people have been misinformed...

Rirhandzu Shingwenyana 1 day ago

Technology can help you grow your business
Technology can help you grow your businessArticle

According to the 2020 National Income Dynamics Study - Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey, three million South Africans lost their jobs as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns last year...

1 day ago

Applications open for free Life Choices Academy coding boot camp
Applications open for free Life Choices Academy coding boot campArticle

Since 2017, Life Choices Academy has equipped youth with coding skills through a year-long free coding boot camp...

1 day ago

Professor Marc Mendelson
Third wave is on its way, if rapid vaccine roll out faltersArticle

South Africa is currently riding the second wave of Covid-19 infections, driven by 501.V2 - a particularly virulent strain of the virus...

1 day ago

New York Festivals' 2021 Radio Awards open for entries
New York Festivals' 2021 Radio Awards open for entriesArticle

New York Festivals is now accepting entries for the 2021 Radio Awards...

1 day ago

Craig Baker, CEO, MiWayLife
Life insurers predict fraud and crime surges for 2020 and 2021Article

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the life insurance industry has reported a rise in fraudulent claims during 2020, with other more sinister pandemic-related schemes likely to emerge in 2021...

1 day ago

The presumption of innocence - illustrated: Navigating through complex layers of legal data to provide legal answers
The presumption of innocence - illustrated: Navigating through complex layers of legal data to provide legal answersArticle

Any discussion about presumptions in law would be incomplete without mentioning the presumption of innocence...

John de Villiers, Issued by LexisNexis 1 day ago

Know your IP: What it takes to make a film
Know your IP: What it takes to make a filmArticle

Filmmaking is a complex collaborative endeavour, giving rise to many different layers of production, including the script or screenplay, the soundtrack, the direction, and the performances. Here we have a look at what every filmmaker should know about the intellectual property of film...

Hugh Melamdowitz 1 day ago

Old Mutual terminates sponsorship with MacG after transphobic comments
Old Mutual terminates sponsorship with MacG after transphobic commentsArticle

Macgyver "MacG" Mukwevho, podcaster and former radio host, has landed in hot water following comments made surrounding transgender women...

1 day ago

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SA's transport sector - a roadmap to economic recovery in the age of CovidArticle

The South African transport sector entered the age of Covid already faced with several major challenges. The challenges must be viewed as opportunities with the problem areas providing a guide as to the solutions that can be delivered with maximum impact, where they're most needed...

1 day ago

Growing solar in Africa
Growing solar in AfricaArticle

There has been great progress in developing Africa's solar markets over the years, with a growth of over 1.8GW in new solar, 1.4GW of which was from photovoltaic installations...

1 day ago

Have a heart, wear a sole this CHOC Flip Flop Day
Have a heart, wear a sole this CHOC Flip Flop DayArticle

Now in its second year, the CHOC Flip Flop Day is an annual event celebrated on 12 February...

1 day ago

Watch: Showcasing standout retail design from across the globe
Watch: Showcasing standout retail design from across the globeVideo

Retail Design Institute's international president, Cynthia Hirsch, and Shop! Environments Association's global development director Leo van de Polder, recently presented a showcase of the retail industry’s top store and point-of-purchase (POP) design from across the globe. The work includes examples from the Institute's Store of the Year honourees as well as winning projects from the Shop! OMA and Global Awards programmes. View the presentation below:

1 day ago

Why healthy food and its local production should be part of the Covid-19 response
Why healthy food and its local production should be part of the Covid-19 responseArticle

Covid-19 is deepening global food insecurity, as the pandemic's economic impact adds to existing challenges...

Jules Siedenburg and John Paul Cauchi 1 day ago

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