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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...

2 days ago

The importance of social entrepreneurship for economic regeneration in a post-Covid world
The importance of social entrepreneurship for economic regeneration in a post-Covid worldArticle

Social entrepreneurs who position their business activities at the intersection of purpose and profit are uniquely placed to contribute to the regeneration of South Africa's economy post-Covid...

Miranda Hosking, Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 2 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...

2 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 3 days ago

SDG 17: The key behind ensuring our profession remains relevant
SDG 17: The key behind ensuring our profession remains relevantArticle

Every professional, regardless of whether they are an engineer, lawyer, doctor or accountant, exists to serve society...

Chantyl Mulder, Issued by SAICA 6 Apr 2021

Daniel Cole/AP
New Covid variants have changed the game, and vaccines will not be enough. We need global 'maximum suppression'Article

At the end of 2020, there was a strong hope that high levels of vaccination would see humanity finally gain the upper hand over SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19...

Salim Abdool Karim 6 Apr 2021

HiiL Innovating Justice Challenge calls on startups with social impact
HiiL Innovating Justice Challenge calls on startups with social impactArticle

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) is calling on all game-changing justice startups that want to grow their social impact and business...

29 Mar 2021

Workers at India’s biggest syringe manufacturer ramp up production in September 2020 in race to meet Covid-19 vaccine-driven demand. Photo by SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP via Getty Images
Why India is banking on health diplomacy to grow African footprintArticle

India has stepped up its global ambitions and foreign policy re-engagement with African countries in recent years. Its bilateral trade increased from $7.bn in 2001 to $63bn in 2017/18...

Dan Banik & Renu Modik 26 Mar 2021

SA's CEOs optimistic about global economic growth
SA's CEOs optimistic about global economic growthArticle

One year after Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, CEOs are voicing record levels of optimism in the global economic recovery, with 76% of global business leaders predicting that economic growth will improve in 2021...

17 Mar 2021

To what extent does climate change affect food insecurity? What we found in Lesotho
To what extent does climate change affect food insecurity? What we found in LesothoArticle

Large-scale droughts can have cascading impacts on food security. They can reduce yield, increase food prices, trigger changes in consumption and lead to unstable supply...

Friederike Otto and Jasper Verschuur 16 Mar 2021

How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 1
How to approach executive remuneration in the evolving landscape - Part 1Article

In this first of a two-part series, Chris Blair, CEO of 21st Century, shares his thoughts about how remuneration committees should approach their executives' remuneration in the evolving landscape...

Chris Blair 11 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Planet42 aims to solve 'transport inequality'
#StartupStory: Planet42 aims to solve 'transport inequality'Article

In South Africa, access to personal mobility is very unequal, and on top of that, public transport is far from ideal. That means, those with less access to mobility also suffer in terms of social mobility opportunities...

Evan-Lee Courie 10 Mar 2021

Professor Wiseman Nkuhlu
The social role of the auditing professionArticle

Over the past 20 years, the auditing profession has come under increased public criticism. In the case of South Africa, censure and condemnation of the profession has been very fierce over the last five years....

Wiseman Nkuhlu 10 Mar 2021

Chemical Seta to fund major research projects with over R1.6m
Chemical Seta to fund major research projects with over R1.6mArticle

The Chemical Industry Education and Training Authority (CHIETA) will be funding two South African universities with R1,647,500 this year, supporting research...

9 Mar 2021

Why CSI isn't where corporates should be skimping when it comes to budget cuts
Why CSI isn't where corporates should be skimping when it comes to budget cutsArticle

When asked what the reality on the ground is for NPOs after a year of Covid-19 and lockdowns of all levels, CSI group manager for Momentum Metropolitan...

8 Mar 2021

3 ways to ensure 'wellness' tourism provides a post-pandemic opportunity for the travel industry
3 ways to ensure 'wellness' tourism provides a post-pandemic opportunity for the travel industryArticle

With the right preparation, specialist destinations can benefit from an expected increase in demand...

Jaeyeon Choe and Michael Di Giovine 8 Mar 2021

GFSI ranks SA first in food security in sub-Saharan Africa
GFSI ranks SA first in food security in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

This despite an overall decline in global food security...

5 Mar 2021

Lessons from doing business 2020 style. Is it still relevant?
Lessons from doing business 2020 style. Is it still relevant?Article

Burt Rodrigues, CEO of Biodx, gives his thoughts on approaching business in 2021...

Burt Rodrigues 4 Mar 2021

Listen up! The next step in the gender equality conversation
Listen up! The next step in the gender equality conversationArticle

Cancelling 'cancel culture' can open further conversations that lead to gender parity, says Procter & Gamble's Cassie Jaganyi...

Cassie Jaganyi 3 Mar 2021

Dentsu International partners with Malaria No More UK to 'Draw The Line Against Malaria'
Dentsu International partners with Malaria No More UK to 'Draw The Line Against Malaria'Article

Dentsu International has partnered with global NGO Malaria No More UK to launch 'Draw The Line Against Malaria'...

Issued by Dentsu 2 Mar 2021

The paradigm shift of the awards industry: Topco pivots business model
The paradigm shift of the awards industry: Topco pivots business modelArticle

Topco Media has used the insights over the past year to pivot and further elevate their renowned value-add to businesses, entrepreneurs, SMEs and startups...

Issued by Topco Media 2 Mar 2021

The newest addition to the Gordon Institute of Business Science, plans on making a big difference across Africa
The newest addition to the Gordon Institute of Business Science, plans on making a big difference across AfricaArticle

With the eruption of the pandemic, the fault lines in our economic system have become all too apparent. A new collaborative model would need to be fostered between the public, private and civic sectors across Africa to deploy capital directly towards primary markets, thereby re-establishing the primary function of linking capital to means of production, labour and technology...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 1 Mar 2021

UCT GSB MBA alumnus receives international recognition for social impact work
UCT GSB MBA alumnus receives international recognition for social impact workArticle

UCT GSB MBA alumnus Alforde Charumbira has been honoured in the AACSB's Influential Leaders challenge...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 26 Feb 2021

Morocco set to legalise cannabis production for medical use
Morocco set to legalise cannabis production for medical useArticle

Morocco plans to allow the farming, export and domestic sale of cannabis for medical and industrial use, the government said on Thursday, 25 February...

26 Feb 2021

Highs and lows - the class of 2020
Highs and lows - the class of 2020Article

Despite the class of 2020's individual success, serious issues remain with the quality of academic outcomes in SA, warns Saica's Chantyl Mulder...

Issued by SAICA 24 Feb 2021

Concern over rich-poor divide seen on the increase during pandemic
Concern over rich-poor divide seen on the increase during pandemicArticle

People have become more concerned about the gap between rich and poor during the coronavirus pandemic, especially the young...

Matthew Lavietes 23 Feb 2021

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How extractive industries manage to carry on harming the planetArticle

Around the globe, concern is mounting about the unfolding climate and ecological catastrophe...

Judith Verweijen & Alexander Dunlap 23 Feb 2021

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P&G reaffirms commitment to drive gender equality in AfricaArticle

P&G announced new declarations aimed to propel gender equality across Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East at its third #WeSeeEqual summit for the region...

22 Feb 2021

Henley Africa launches comprehensive virtual pivot course for healthcare practitioners
Henley Africa launches comprehensive virtual pivot course for healthcare practitionersArticle

On 10 March, Henley Business School Africa will present the first class in a progressive, brand-new course that addresses both the realities of Covid-19 and the accelerated disruption of the digital age...

Issued by Henley Business School 19 Feb 2021

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South Africa's food security conditionsArticle

Increased unemployment, increased crime and land reform discussions among other critical factors, must be closely monitored to maintain South Africa's food security...

Wandile Sihlobo 19 Feb 2021

Promise of the Year of the Ox
Promise of the Year of the OxArticle

We have ushered in the Year of the Ox and have said goodbye to the Year of the Rat (masked). But, as challenging as last year was, the end of the King Rat's...

Dhesigen Naidoo 19 Feb 2021

#Newsmaker: Uyanda Manana joins Conversation Lab in grassroots ownership deal
#Newsmaker: Uyanda Manana joins Conversation Lab in grassroots ownership dealArticle

In August last year, Uyanda Manana joined Conversation Lab from sister agency, BE, in a merger and grassroots ownership deal...

Jessica Tennant 16 Feb 2021

Safeguarding the well-being of SA's agricultural workers
Safeguarding the well-being of SA's agricultural workersArticle

"It has been proven that the sector is essential to post-Covid-19 economic recovery, but the health of workers will need to be safeguarded, as their contribution will be key to the role the sector has to play."

16 Feb 2021

Any man-made changes to the human genome must be carefully regulated. Billon Photos/Shutterstock
Five principles that should guide future DNA 'editing' in South AfricaArticle

In recent years there have been several major innovations in genetics. One prominent example is Crispr-Cas9...,

Bonginkosi Shozi & Marietjie Botes 16 Feb 2021

Tackling compliance: A key focus area for small businesses
Tackling compliance: A key focus area for small businessesArticle

Which regulatory bodies are small businesses required to be compliant with...

Dhiraj Mathapersadh, Issued by SAICA 12 Feb 2021

How to forge an inclusive economic recovery in Africa
How to forge an inclusive economic recovery in AfricaArticle

The spread of Covid-19 in many African countries has been more contained and the death toll slightly reduced than some had expected in 2020. Experts have predicted that the economic fallout of the pandemic for Africans will be different...

Tolu Oyekan 12 Feb 2021

Is it ethical to quarantine people in hotel rooms?
Is it ethical to quarantine people in hotel rooms?Article

From February 15, people travelling to the UK from a country on the UK's travel-ban list will be required to quarantine in a government-approved hotel for ten days...

11 Feb 2021

The judgement this week by Western Cape Deputy Judge President Patricia Goliath is a reminder to corporations that they cannot use the law to silence activists, says the writer. Illustration: Lisa Nelson
Slapp-ing back: Court checks corporate bullyingArticle

On 9 February 2021, the Western Cape High Court delivered an important judgement for all activists and NGOs who find themselves on the receiving end of powerful corporations trying to throw their weight around...

11 Feb 2021

An inclusive, empowered society: Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation is working to get it right
An inclusive, empowered society: Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation is working to get it rightArticle

For the Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation, progress in education and enterprise development is the most direct means of improving the quality of life for South Africa's people and advancing the foundation's purpose to develop an inclusive and empowered society...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 11 Feb 2021

When women do science, society benefits in myriad ways. Solskin/Stock image/Getty Images
Breaking the science glass ceiling: 4 African women share what it tookArticle

Less than 30% of researchers worldwide are women and Unesco data shows that only about 30% of all female students choose science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem) fields at a tertiary level...

Natasha Joseph, Ogechi Ekeanyanwu & Wale Fatade 11 Feb 2021

Buying vs renting - is the time to purchase now?
Buying vs renting - is the time to purchase now?Article

According to ooba Home Loans CEO Rhys Dyer, "Unlike other 'flash in the pan' trends, the time to purchase a home is...

10 Feb 2021

10th Annual Social Innovation Awards winners announced
10th Annual Social Innovation Awards winners announcedArticle

Meat Naturally and Agricool Finance were awarded joint first place in the 10th Annual Social Innovation Awards, while Leafline Washable Sanitary Wear scooped first place in the Disability Empowerment Awards...

10 Feb 2021

Many countries around the world, like Bangladesh, have started Covid-19 vaccination. Kazi Salahuddin Razu/NurPhoto via Getty Images
South Africa didn't take advantage of its role in Covid-19 vaccine trials: why it should haveArticle

Covid-19 vaccine supplies are available in various parts of the world. But it's clear that distribution is not symmetrical...

Keymanthri Moodley & Theresa Rossouw 10 Feb 2021

Reimagining transformation to make supplier diversity and inclusion possible
Reimagining transformation to make supplier diversity and inclusion possibleArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced the world: governments, business leaders, citizens into unimaginable transformation...

Gary Joseph 9 Feb 2021

2021 Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit to focus on resetting Africa
2021 Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit to focus on resetting AfricaArticle

The 6th Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit is set to explore the power of the collective in resetting Africa...

8 Feb 2021

Apply for Gibela bursary for engineering
Apply for Gibela bursary for engineeringArticle

Train-maker, Gibela is offering 210 bursaries to eligible candidates this year, for post-matric study in an array of engineering-related fields...

5 Feb 2021

Mdluli Safari Lodge achieves AA+ investment grade rating
Mdluli Safari Lodge achieves AA+ investment grade ratingArticle

Mdluli Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park has earned the highest-achievable ICA +Impact Sustainable Development Goal Investment Grade core rating of AA+...

5 Feb 2021

France bestows knighthood upon Thuli Madonsela
France bestows knighthood upon Thuli MadonselaArticle

Former Public Protector and current chair in Social Justice at Stellenbosch University's Faculty of Law, Thuli Madonsela has been appointed as Knight of the Legion of Honour, by French President Emmanuel Macron...

5 Feb 2021

Sacap launches Bachelor of Social Work degree
Sacap launches Bachelor of Social Work degreeArticle

As a frontrunner in educating innovative change agents, Sacap (The South African College of Applied Psychology) has launched a Bachelor of Social Work degree...

Issued by SACAP 5 Feb 2021

What is sustainability accounting? What does ESG mean? We have answers
What is sustainability accounting? What does ESG mean? We have answersArticle

Sustainability is a hot topic today due to increasing awareness of climate change and inequality, among other pressing issues...

Leanne Keddie 3 Feb 2021

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