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Hollard's Covid-19 response includes distribution of food hampers
Hollard's Covid-19 response includes distribution of food hampersArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has aggravated food insecurity in the most vulnerable communities within our society, says Londiwe Mkhize, Hollard's Group Head of Corporate Affairs...

Issued by Hollard 15 hours ago

2 South African business schools and a South African bank have won a highly coveted global award
2 South African business schools and a South African bank have won a highly coveted global awardArticle

Henley Business School Africa, the Gordon Institute of Business Science (Gibs) and Standard Bank won the award for their Strategic Leadership Programme entitled #UnTAP, a unique collaboration between two of the country's best business schools and the bank working together to design and develop an authentically African leadership programme and share faculty and staff to present it...

Issued by Henley Business School 22 hours ago

#LockdownLessons: Every challenge presents parallel opportunities
#LockdownLessons: Every challenge presents parallel opportunitiesArticle

Professor Mandla Makhanya, Vice Chancellor of Unisa, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the higher education institution is navigating these unusual times...

Shan Radcliffe 1 day ago

After Covid-19, Africa can build back better
After Covid-19, Africa can build back betterArticle

These are challenging times for Africa and the rest of our global village...

Amina J. Mohammed 1 day ago

#LockdownLessons: Civil society needs to lead right now
#LockdownLessons: Civil society needs to lead right nowArticle

Covid-19 has removed the veil on real poverty in South Africa, showing us all what we have normalised...

Siphelele Chirwa 1 day ago

Worx Group launches Covid-19 'Pay it Forward' campaign
Worx Group launches Covid-19 'Pay it Forward' campaignArticle

Worx Group's 'Pay it Forward' initiative was launched on 1 May, in terms of which for every new Worx Group project confirmed from 1 May 2020, a portion of the revenue from the overall project budget will be donated to support a worthy cause...

Issued by Worx Group 3 days ago

#AfricaDay: A celebration of resilience
#AfricaDay: A celebration of resilienceArticle

On this Africa Day 2020, we celebrate our resilience in the face of the disruptive Covid-19 pandemic...

Dr Mamphela Ramphele 25 May 2020

Covid-19: How corporates can rise to the occasion and support vulnerable communities
Covid-19: How corporates can rise to the occasion and support vulnerable communitiesArticle

In the face of severe socio-economic realities, what can organisations do to protect and empower our vulnerable communities?

22 May 2020

Funerals and Covid-19 - How the virus is robbing us of our grief
Funerals and Covid-19 - How the virus is robbing us of our griefArticle

This past weekend, my Facebook timeline was flooded with notifications of watch parties. For those not on the social media platform, the Live feature allows someone to stream an event on Facebook in real time for all their friends or a selected group of people to see...

Mahlatse Mahlase, Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 22 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: We are only as strong as our most vulnerable
#LockdownLessons: We are only as strong as our most vulnerableArticle

Amina Rai, regional communication officer for the UNHCR Private Sector Partnerships Africa, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 18 May 2020

We are because of others
We are because of othersArticle

In the midst of a crisis, our first fears are for ourselves and our loved ones. But now more than ever is the time for us to build communities founded on a sense of interconnectedness. This International Day of Families, we are all one...

Amy Pieterse, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 15 May 2020

Beyond the guidelines: Why a good relationship between tenant and landlord is key
Beyond the guidelines: Why a good relationship between tenant and landlord is keyArticle

What happens if a tenant is unable to pay their rent? What if they can pay but choose not to in the interests of "fairness" - because why should only non-essential businesses get a payment holiday?

Bradley Jackson 14 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Pandemic reminding us of importance of ubuntu, responsible kindness
#LockdownLessons: Pandemic reminding us of importance of ubuntu, responsible kindnessArticle

Thandazile Precious Nala, marketing manager at Afrika Tikkun, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 13 May 2020

SA businesses innovate in the face of lockdown constraints
SA businesses innovate in the face of lockdown constraintsArticle

Businesses across South Africa are showing tenacity and innovating in the face of lockdown...

6 May 2020

Covid-19: Tenant retention remains competitive at 96% - Redefine
Covid-19: Tenant retention remains competitive at 96% - RedefineArticle

Redefine CEO Andrew Konig says given the unprecedented and evolving market conditions, property fundamentals, domestically and globally, are going to be challenged for the rest of 2020 and beyond...

4 May 2020

Food parcels to be distributed to small-scale, interim relief fishers
Food parcels to be distributed to small-scale, interim relief fishersArticle

Distressed small-scale and interim relief fishers across the country will receive some reprieve as the Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Department in partnership with FishSA are set to distribute 10, 000 food parcels...

4 May 2020

A day in the lockdown life of Grid Worldwide MD Masego Motsogi
A day in the lockdown life of Grid Worldwide MD Masego MotsogiArticle

MD of Grid Worldwide, Masego Motsogi's account of work-life in the time of Covid-19, part of a series of articles looking into how agencies and agency folk are responding to the crisis and viewing it through a creative lens...

Jessica Tennant 28 Apr 2020

Mami Wata donates online profits to grassroots surf businesses in Africa
Mami Wata donates online profits to grassroots surf businesses in AfricaArticle

South African surf brand, Mami Wata, is donating 100% of the profits from sales on its online store to supporting grassroots African surf businesses impacted by Covid-19...

24 Apr 2020

When the world hits 'pause'
When the world hits 'pause'Article

There are two key aspects of play for marketers in this new normal. Should brands continue to communicate and, if so, where?

Ana Carrapichano, Issued by Mediology 23 Apr 2020

Report reveals how South Africans feel about lockdown
Report reveals how South Africans feel about lockdownArticle

Right now, there are currently around 2.5 billion people around the world in some form of a Covid-19 lockdown, and millions more businesses are also shuttered and unable to trade or generate an income...

22 Apr 2020

DHL launches air freight service from China to Africa, Middle East
DHL launches air freight service from China to Africa, Middle EastArticle

Leveraging DHL's global network and Dubai's status as a transit hub, the solutions will bridge the current gap in uplift from China...

22 Apr 2020

Don't forget the SMME community during lockdown
Don't forget the SMME community during lockdownArticle

Workshop17 continues to support the SME community, the backbone of the country's economy, and calls on the country to support entrepreneurs and local small businesses...

20 Apr 2020

How we can all embrace philanthropy's true value in a crisis
How we can all embrace philanthropy's true value in a crisisArticle

Here are a few points to bear in mind if you are considering a philanthropic approach to the Covid-19 crisis...

Noxolo Hlongwane, Issued by Trialogue 15 Apr 2020

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down
The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying downArticle

In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Apr 2020

Superiate calls on public to support Cans with Purpose during Covid-19 lockdown
Superiate calls on public to support Cans with Purpose during Covid-19 lockdownArticle

Launched on Monday, 16 March, Superiate's Cans with Purpose has raised over R100,000 so far. All proceeds collected are donated to Afrika Tikkun...

3 Apr 2020

Police Minister Bheki Cele
Law enforcement brutality vs the lawArticle

Many countries around the world implemented various drastic measures to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus. South Africa has effected such measures, including a national lockdown in order to save lives, despite the economic repercussions...

Mthokozisi Maphumulo, 2 Apr 2020

Lessons from a young board member
Lessons from a young board memberArticle

Cami Mbulawa CA(SA), executive at RisCura and a SAICA Members in Business committee member, has a passion for serving as a non-executive board member. Cami shares her lessons in becoming a board member and making a lasting impact...

Issued by SAICA 31 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Africa urgently needs an ubuntu plan
Covid-19: Africa urgently needs an ubuntu planArticle

Africa urgently needs a globally coordinated ubuntu plan in response to Covid-19, a fiscal stimulus that recognises our shared and connected humanity...

Dr Victor Oladokun 30 Mar 2020

A reimagined South Africa: Opportunities offered by the coronavirus pandemic
A reimagined South Africa: Opportunities offered by the coronavirus pandemicArticle

The crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic offers our country an opportunity to recapture the spirit of ubuntu demonstrated by empathy, responsibility and solidarity...

Mamphela Ramphele and George Lindeque 24 Mar 2020

New study: Middle-class South Africans charitably give away 35% of their monthly income
New study: Middle-class South Africans charitably give away 35% of their monthly incomeArticle

A new study published this week has revealed that charitable giving - to both individuals and charities - is widespread among middle-class South Africans...

20 Feb 2020

From Cape Flats childhood to a well-chartered life of uplifting youth through sports
From Cape Flats childhood to a well-chartered life of uplifting youth through sportsArticle

Here's what inspired Nathaniel Japhta - who grew up in the Cape Flats - to push through and help the next generation get on the safe track to a brighter future...

Leigh Andrews, Issued by SAICA 18 Feb 2020

Vusi Mfupi at St Martins De Porres, for the Room 13 Inspiration Day in Soweto.
Art is the solution to SA's 'decade of action' in education and re-skillingArticle

The re-introduction of art in schools is an essential starting point to instilling the requisite skills necessary to the next entrants of higher education students being ready for the modern economy - of the fourth industrial revolution...

Ntombi Malaza 5 Feb 2020

2020 Eco-Logic Awards open for entries
2020 Eco-Logic Awards open for entriesArticle

The ninth annual Eco-Logic Awards will take place 5 June 2020 on World Environment Day. Hosted by The Enviropaedia, entries are now open...

3 Feb 2020

Diesel and Dust. The Gravelog Experience
Diesel and Dust. The Gravelog ExperienceArticle

As a motoring journalist, I drive a myriad of cars, sedans, SUV's of every size, pick-up and bakkies on many road surfaces. But when the opportunity came about to take part in a "Gravel-Log"...

Naresh Maharaj 20 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: SA future in jeopardy if we don't urgently invest in our youth
#BizTrends2020: SA future in jeopardy if we don't urgently invest in our youthArticle

How do we harness the capacity and potential of our youth to drive change within communities, instead of creating more social beneficiaries of the state?

Tebogo Suping 13 Jan 2020

Enough is enough - 365 days to end gender-based violence and femicide
Enough is enough - 365 days to end gender-based violence and femicideArticle

As we come to the end of observing 16 Days of Activism for no violence against women and children, we spare a thought for all those who have lost their lives as a result of domestic violence...

Thandi Vivian Tobias, Issued by Brand South Africa 12 Dec 2019

KZN donates over R600,000 to province's underprivileged children
KZN donates over R600,000 to province's underprivileged childrenArticle

During 12 hours of fundraising efforts over R600,000 has been pledged by the people of KwaZulu-Natal, at Toy Story Corporate Challenge Day at Gateway Theatre of Shopping...

Issued by East Coast Radio 11 Dec 2019

And the winners of the 2019 SA Hip Hop Awards are...
And the winners of the 2019 SA Hip Hop Awards are...Article

The 8th annual SA Hip Hip Awards took place on the 20 November at the Lyric theatre in Joburg...

21 Nov 2019

#MusicExchange: Dr Victor
#MusicExchange: Dr VictorArticle

Dr Victor and the Rasta Rebels will be performing at the 'Alistair Izobell the Rebirth Showcase', accompanied by Lira, Jarrad Ricketts and more, at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town this Saturday, 26 October 2019...

Martin Myers 22 Oct 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
Venue change for APRA 2020 announcedArticle

The host country for the African Public Relations Association annual conference has been changed from Ghana to Tanzania...

14 Oct 2019

A Nick & Nichol’s bag. Image supplied.
How Nick & Nichol's was started on a dollar and a dreamArticle

From living the high life in the city, good jobs and a secure future together to boot, this young couple from Mpumalanga realised it was time to go back to their roots to start their own business...

8 Oct 2019

How Vollar is serving brands certainty with their CSI
How Vollar is serving brands certainty with their CSIArticle

A finalist for the 2019 SAB Foundation Social Innovation Award, Vollar has been making waves on the social enterprise scene since its inception. The new digital currency, as its name suggests, comes with an interesting twist...

Sindy Peters 23 Sep 2019

When completion of probation doesn't automatically mean permanent placement...
When completion of probation doesn't automatically mean permanent placement...Article

Is an employee considered permanent at the end of the probation period if the employment contract requires such confirmation and the employer does not explicitly verify permanency?

Jacques van Wyk 12 Sep 2019

#AfricanAdShowcase: MetropolitanRepublic's 'The Driver' ad portrays warmth
#AfricanAdShowcase: MetropolitanRepublic's 'The Driver' ad portrays warmthArticle

Abomkhulu (grandfathers) fulfil many roles in the lives of grandchildren - including passing down knowledge, providing support and unconditional love to those around them...

11 Sep 2019

Resilient brands defy macroeconomic challenges in the 2019 BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable SA Brands
Resilient brands defy macroeconomic challenges in the 2019 BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable SA BrandsArticle

The combined value of the brands in the BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands ranking, released today by WPP and Kantar and now in its second year, is $37.14bn...

Issued by Kantar 5 Sep 2019

Image credit: Wernermeiringvdm at English Wikipedia.
Awakening the (S)LowveldArticle

What happens when the brief delves into the Lowveld areas such as Nelspruit, White River, Lydenburg, Baberton and Hazyview?

Prince Ndlovu 2 Sep 2019

Fitness saves lives - Are you up for making a difference?
Fitness saves lives - Are you up for making a difference?Article

The FIBO Africa CEO Bootcamp powered by Matrix Fitness aims to raise R91,900 for Hot Cares by challenging company CEOs and their staff to take part in various fitness challenges...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 21 Aug 2019

The case for business as a force for good with Sizwe Nxasana at the 5th In Good Company Conference
The case for business as a force for good with Sizwe Nxasana at the 5th In Good Company ConferenceArticle

The In Good Company Conference is a call to business leaders, across industry and region, to discover how business is uniquely positioned to make a difference in the lives of the communities they serve and contribute to building our nation...

Issued by Nation Builder 6 Aug 2019

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