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Who is the Coolest OG of them all?
Who is the Coolest OG of them all?Article

In this first-to-TV production, 12 of the Coolest OG's are competing for a R100,000 grand prize by going through a series of fun and really cool challenges to see if they are truly Thee Coolest OG.

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Land reform: Look closer at subdivisions, adequate farm sizes, says researcherArticle

"The process of land redistribution can be made more successful if more attention is given to providing benefiting emerging farmers with farms that are of an adequate and manageable size."

30 Mar 2021

The Inyanda-Roodeplaat wind farm site in the Eastern Cape, taken from the cover of an Environmental Impact Report.
Controversial Watsons' wind farm approval overturned on reviewArticle

In an about-turn, DEFF has refused environmental authorisation for a controversial wind farm in the mountains near Uitenhage...

John Yeld 24 Mar 2021

Kangra coal mine recommences operations
Kangra coal mine recommences operationsArticle

Coal mining company Kangra, which was put on care and maintenance due to Covid-19 lockdowns in the domestic and export markets has resumed operations...

11 Mar 2021

How to compete in the trust and attention economy with a budget-friendly data and automation strategy
How to compete in the trust and attention economy with a budget-friendly data and automation strategyArticle

Leveraging your data is not a tech problem, it's about your internal coordination, team and resources, writes Everlytic MD JD Engelbrecht...

JD Engelbrecht, Issued by Everlytic 1 Mar 2021

Government urged to delay procurement of new nuclear power generation until after 2030
Government urged to delay procurement of new nuclear power generation until after 2030Article

The debate around procuring new nuclear capacity for South Africa's unreliable power grid carries on...

26 Feb 2021

Data insights: Platforms - value in content mapping and viewing
Data insights: Platforms - value in content mapping and viewingArticle

As media strategists, we need to analyse people's content preferences and media consumption behaviour in order to discern their content priorities...

Issued by Ebony+Ivory 26 Feb 2021

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Winged glass facade adds a new dimension to Cape Town's skylineArticle

The new 86-metre glass-clad office tower at 35 Lower Long Street is characterised by a singular sculpted massing which is transformed via dynamic glazed planes that extend over the office and parking levels...

11 Feb 2021

Variants, vaccines, and virology - are we protected?
Variants, vaccines, and virology - are we protected?Article

News reports on mutated, more virulant, strains of the virus most likely conjures movie-like images of an invisible, indestructible enemy causing massive disruption. The reality is fortunately much less dramatic...

Felicity Burt, Dominique Goedhals & Sabeeha Vawda 4 Feb 2021

Anja van Beek
#BizTrends2021: 4 principles to embrace to become an adaptive leaderArticle

2020 has shown us so many real qualities about leadership. The one that will be most prominent in 2021 and beyond will be the role of the 'adaptive leader'...

Anja van Beek 25 Jan 2021

#BehindtheMask: Kriya Gangiah, television presenter, radio host and businesswoman
#BehindtheMask: Kriya Gangiah, television presenter, radio host and businesswomanArticle

This week I go behind the mask with Kriya Gangiah, radio host, presenter on SABC 3's Mela and SuperSport and owner of Kri8tive Media...

Evan-Lee Courie 18 Jan 2021

Mutant roots reveal how we can grow crops in damaged soils
Mutant roots reveal how we can grow crops in damaged soilsArticle

Researchers have unearthed a 'biological switch' which could boost crop yield worldwide...

Malcolm Bennett, Bipin Pandey and Sacha Mooney 18 Jan 2021

Construction industry can no longer delay adoption of technology
Construction industry can no longer delay adoption of technologyArticle

In South Africa, the pandemic exacted a heavy toll on the construction industry, leading to severe financial hardship and even closure for many companies...

13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: AR, VR enable property development to break global boundaries
#BizTrends2021: AR, VR enable property development to break global boundariesArticle

Blurring the line between reality and technology is what will help realtors sell developments moving forward, and technology's role in realty is becoming more critical to its success...

Andrea Tucker 7 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The engineering workforce of the future will be digitally inclined
#BizTrends2021: The engineering workforce of the future will be digitally inclinedArticle

Over time, we have seen that much of the problem-solving, analysis and synthesis and heavy mathematical lifting is now done by computers. Gone are the days where engineers are seen pouring over drawing boards...

Selvan Murugan 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Media trends; the picture is not pretty, and it will get worse
#BizTrends2021: Media trends; the picture is not pretty, and it will get worseArticle

Some of the trends that we see garnering attention and resources in 2021 have been gaining increasing share of attention for a while. These are big-ticket items, culture and DNA change projects that take years to get right, only for them to arrive in time for their next evolution...

Styli Charalambous 28 Dec 2020

Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship sponsors RE:Solve Challenge
Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship sponsors RE:Solve ChallengeArticle

It's been announced that The Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship will sponsor the Craft and Design Institute (CDI)'s RE:Solve Challenge...

22 Dec 2020

Winners announced for 2020 Durban Fashion Fair Recognition Awards
Winners announced for 2020 Durban Fashion Fair Recognition AwardsArticle

The 2020 Durban Fashion Fair (DFF) programme showcased and honoured work of approximately 17 designers to potential buyers during the Class of 2020 Fashion Showcase and Recognition Awards held at Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre on Friday, 11 December...

15 Dec 2020

How to survive your first year as an accountant
How to survive your first year as an accountantArticle

You've spent three years studying and the time has finally arrived. You're about to go out into the world and spend your first year working as an accountant...

PJ Bishop 10 Dec 2020

IBM announces support of Digital4Agriculture Initiative
IBM announces support of Digital4Agriculture InitiativeArticle

The Digital4Agriculture Initiative aims to foster African startups in the agricultural sector and strengthen the long-term living conditions of local small farmers by increasing productivity and quality...

8 Dec 2020

Eight months later, it’s unclear what the government’s strategy actually was when it imposed the strict lockdown. Shutterstock
Covid-19 in South Africa: A critical assessment of the first 90 daysArticle

Eight months ago, when South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a strict lockdown for an initial 21 days in response to the Covid-19 threat, the decision was widely praised...

Seán Mfundza Muller 8 Dec 2020

HelloFCB+ awarded Western Cape Government business
HelloFCB+ awarded Western Cape Government businessArticle

After a stringent three-phase tender process, HelloFCB+ has been awarded the Western Cape Government (WCG) marketing communication account...

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 3 Dec 2020

People relying on HIV prevention, care and treatment services have become even more vulnerable because of COVID-19. Foto24/Gallo Images/Getty Images
Why it's important to keep diagnosing and treating HIV during the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

Since 2013, global efforts have been made to gain control over the Aids epidemic by 2020 through UNAIDS' 90-90-90 targets...

Kathryn L Hopkins & Glenda Gray 30 Nov 2020

2020 UFS Thought-Leader Webinar Series: Predictions for 2021
2020 UFS Thought-Leader Webinar Series: Predictions for 2021Article

The University of the Free State (UFS) will present the final webinar on 2 December in its Thought-Leader Series in collaboration with Vrye Weekblad...

Issued by University of the Free State 24 Nov 2020

7 "secrets" marketers should know about YouTube in SA
7 "secrets" marketers should know about YouTube in SAArticle

Google has been conducting ongoing research since the start of Covid-19, internally and with the help of Kantar and Ipsos, in a number of markets including South Africa...

Zanele Hlatshwayo & Ciarán Whitaker 20 Nov 2020

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Climate change and its impact on mining project planningArticle

Climate change is playing an increasingly important role in the decision making processes of mining projects. Even as early as the pre-feasibility stages, its impact on factors such as water management and social licence needs to be considered.

19 Nov 2020

2021 media trends and predictions
2021 media trends and predictionsArticle

Boomerang subscribers, social e-commerce and analytics everywhere: these are the strategies that will shape 2021's media landscape...

Issued by Kantar 18 Nov 2020

Tycho Moncks, managing director and partner at Boston Consulting Group.
8 priorities to improve mining competitiveness in SAArticle

The impact of Covid-19 on mining in South Africa has been acute. With continued uncertainty in the medium-term, but also given the prevailing structural challenges, mining companies in South Africa will have to adapt their operating models to ensure safety and sustainability...

17 Nov 2020

Martin Kingston, B4SA steering committee chairman
Policy certainty about lockdown levels is key to stimulating SA's economic recoveryArticle

Certainty that South Africa will not return to a hard lockdown - irrespective of Covid-19 infection rates - would stimulate economic activity by unlocking business investment projects and consumer spending plans...

16 Nov 2020

Paul Cox, MD, EssentialMed
Covid-19 exposes NHI fault linesArticle

Covid-19 has proven itself as a good trial run for the makings of a universal healthcare system, a glaring case study for why South Africa so desperately needs National Health Insurance (NHI)...

Paul Cox 5 Nov 2020

Survival of the wisest - embracing wisdom under pressure
Survival of the wisest - embracing wisdom under pressureArticle

While it would be unfair to say that the hospitality and tourism sectors were hardest hit when the struggle has been global, this year has certainly forced us to face up to inevitable questions around our future survival prospects...

Ramsay Rankoussi 4 Nov 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: Out of the 'ordinary'
#OrchidsandOnions: Out of the 'ordinary'Article

Dove campaign: acceptance by a woman of herself and her body; Billboards for new lifestyle estate are both illegal and dangerous...

Brendan Seery 3 Nov 2020

Study sheds light on what it takes for women to succeed - or not - in science in Africa
Study sheds light on what it takes for women to succeed - or not - in science in AfricaArticle

Women are 49.6% of the world's population. An estimated 70% of the health and social care workforce are women; they deliver care to around 5 billion people...

Allen Muyaama Mukhwana and Judy Omumbo 2 Nov 2020

The building blocks of the perfect hybrid cloud
The building blocks of the perfect hybrid cloudArticle

In a post-Covid environment, efficiency has become a top priority for business, along with enabling a remote workforce and tightly managing the user and customer experience...

Johan Scheepers 13 Oct 2020

New study: Alleviating CT's water scarcity woes through retention, recycling
New study: Alleviating CT's water scarcity woes through retention, recyclingArticle

The City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality's water woes is not a thing of the past, despite the good rainfall this winter....

12 Oct 2020

The Space-Tech Innovation Challenge 2020 calls for entries
The Space-Tech Innovation Challenge 2020 calls for entriesArticle

An Africa-wide innovation challenge, modelled on the successful SA EO Challenge, is seeking the best ideas in the downstream application of space technology...

7 Oct 2020

Enterprises UP participates in Africa's biggest online supply chain conference
Enterprises UP participates in Africa's biggest online supply chain conferenceArticle

Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP), which offers training solutions spanning over 140 disciplines, including supply chain management and logistics, was present at the Africa Supply Chain in Action (ASCA) Online Conference...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 30 Sep 2020

Bonitas announces the lowest increase in 10 years - from 0%
Bonitas announces the lowest increase in 10 years - from 0%Article

Financially solid, younger new members, two new plans, virtual healthcare and a renewed focus on Managed Care for chronic diseases are just a few of the insights from the Bonitas 2021 product launch...

Issued by Bonitas 28 Sep 2020

New study shows sustainable wood-based housing market possible in SA
New study shows sustainable wood-based housing market possible in SAArticle

Researchers at Stellenbosch University (SU) found that South Africa has sufficient log resource options for a sustainable wood residential building market...

Dr Alec Basson 28 Sep 2020

Covid-19 has not been as devastating in South Africa as initially feared. Dino Lloyd/Gallo Images via Getty Images
Covid-19 and HIV: so far it seems the outcome is not what was fearedArticle

Based on official figures - which may be somewhat under reported - Covid-19 has not been as devastating in South Africa as initially feared...

Burtram C. Fielding 21 Sep 2020

Coastal and marine economy: Can it be salvaged from the impacts of poor water quality?
Coastal and marine economy: Can it be salvaged from the impacts of poor water quality?Article

We (the citizens) need to re-establish an ecological healthy relationship between nature and culture...

Bonani Madikizela 21 Sep 2020

FAO launches Green Cities Initiative to help transform agri-food systems
FAO launches Green Cities Initiative to help transform agri-food systemsArticle

Turning the recovery from Covid-19 into an opportunity for cities to become more sustainable, resilient, and provide access to healthy foods for all...

21 Sep 2020

The role of data science in money management
The role of data science in money managementArticle

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution underway, organisations that respond proactively and appropriately to technological changes will gain a competitive advantage...

Shriya Roy 16 Sep 2020

Preliminary economic assessments. Investors beware!
Preliminary economic assessments. Investors beware!Article

Investors should not place too much significance to the detailed value projections that often accompany preliminary economic assessments (PEAs) as the basis for production decisions in mining projects...

16 Sep 2020

2020 WWF Living Planet Report warns against business as usual
2020 WWF Living Planet Report warns against business as usualArticle

According to WWF's recently released Living Planet Report 2020, global populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish have suffered an average two-thirds decline in less than half a century...

11 Sep 2020

The bottom line is not the only indicator of success in customer satisfaction
The bottom line is not the only indicator of success in customer satisfactionArticle

There are many ways to assess the impact of a marketing strategy on customer satisfaction levels but using bottom-line numbers as the ultimate indicator no longer cuts it...

Nonhlanhla Koza, Issued by Oliver 7 Sep 2020

Prominent VUT scientist on steering committee of International Science Forum
Prominent VUT scientist on steering committee of International Science ForumArticle

The Vaal University of Technology's Dr Tozama Qwebani-Ogunleye has been selected to the steering committee of the World Science Forum (WSF) 2021 being held in Cape Town...

Issued by Vaal University of Technology 31 Aug 2020

Telkom hosts Women Disruptors Webinar to empower female entrepreneurs to run successful businesses during the Covid-19 period and beyond
Telkom hosts Women Disruptors Webinar to empower female entrepreneurs to run successful businesses during the Covid-19 period and beyondArticle

According to survey conducted by Facebook in partnership with the World Bank and OECD, women are still in the minority when it comes to entrepreneurship...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 27 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Vhuhwavho Matibe, "Love yourself. Celebrate yourself. Pursue all your passions!"
#WomensMonth: Vhuhwavho Matibe, "Love yourself. Celebrate yourself. Pursue all your passions!"Article

This Women's Month, we've showcased the incredible work of women in their respective fields of expertise...

Evan-Lee Courie 26 Aug 2020

Lower human activity limiting tyre sales
Lower human activity limiting tyre salesArticle

Reduced human activity will be the reality for the foreseeable future and sustainability necessitates change within Sumitomo Dunlop, which manufactures the Sumitomo tyres, as well as Falken and Dunlop tyre brands...

Tracy Hancock, Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 24 Aug 2020

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