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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 1 day ago

Expropriation debate must not sap energy from agricultural master plan
Expropriation debate must not sap energy from agricultural master planArticle

"The debate over amending section 25 has gone beyond the realm of agriculture as various other stakeholders have engaged with parliament."

Wandile Sihlobo 1 day 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 1 day 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...

1 day ago

Perkins+Will transforms 1920s Greater Accra Regional Hospital into modern facility
Perkins+Will transforms 1920s Greater Accra Regional Hospital into modern facilityArticle

Designed by international firm Perkins+Will, the Greater Accra Regional Hospital is the result of the transformation of a small, simple hospital dating from the 1920s into a modern, expandable facility...

1 day ago

#Newsmaker: Tshego Tshukutswane, Wunderman Thompson SA's new group chief strategy officer
#Newsmaker: Tshego Tshukutswane, Wunderman Thompson SA's new group chief strategy officerArticle

Earlier this year, Wunderman Thompson SA announced the appointment of Tshego Tshukutswane to its executive team as group chief strategy officer. Tshukutswane joined this month succeeding Moagi Bodibe, who has taken up independent consulting...

Jessica Tennant 2 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...

2 days ago

Target to spend more than $2bn with Black-owned businesses by 2025
Target to spend more than $2bn with Black-owned businesses by 2025Article

Target will add products from more than 500 Black-owned businesses across its multi-category assortment and increase its spend with more Black-owned companies...

2 days ago

Fred Razak, chief trading strategist, CMTrading
The cryptocurrency revolution. What's the outlook for 2021?Article

The Bitcoin price has surged up to $60,000. There are a few influencing factors that have contributed to this phenomenal rise in the cryptocurrency's fortunes...

Fred Razak 2 days ago

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...

3 days ago

Driving economic growth in Africa through digital transformation - Africa Tech Week
Driving economic growth in Africa through digital transformation - Africa Tech WeekArticle

On 5 and 6 May, Topco Media and partners will be presenting a robust networking experience aimed at kick-starting economic growth in Africa, using technology...

Issued by Topco Media 3 days ago

gfknewron 2.0: Exciting new features to boost product revenue and take market share
gfknewron 2.0: Exciting new features to boost product revenue and take market shareArticle

Driven by powerful AI that is continuously validated by GfK's experts, gfknewron gives instant access to GfK's independent, predictive analytics for tech consumer goods across 27 countries...

Issued by GfK South Africa 3 days ago

Elevator partners with IMA, rebrands to SA chapter
Elevator partners with IMA, rebrands to SA chapterArticle

Elevator Agency is partnering with the global Intermarketing Agency (IMA) and will rebrand, becoming the South African chapter of IMA, effective April 2021...

3 days ago

Unleashing the power of the collective: Relay effort needed to solve youth unemployment
Unleashing the power of the collective: Relay effort needed to solve youth unemploymentArticle

The pandemic has picked an existing wound in our country's socio-economic skin. Stats SA recently reported that the youth unemployment rate in the country had increased...

Nkosinathi Mahlangu 3 days ago

4Racing announces chair, provides update for SA horse racing
4Racing announces chair, provides update for SA horse racingArticle

4Racing is delighted to announce the appointment of Mxolisi Zwane as chairperson, effective from 1 April 2021...

Issued by Ninety9cents 6 Apr 2021

F&A in a new era of work: 5 trends and takeaways for the C-suite
F&A in a new era of work: 5 trends and takeaways for the C-suiteArticle

As we near the end of the first quarter of 2021, we analyse the rollercoaster ride that was 2020 and how it reshaped the F&A space during an unprecedented financial year...

Issued by Monetary Library 1 Apr 2021

Agency Scope Insights: Deep, decisive and digital
Agency Scope Insights: Deep, decisive and digitalArticle

As the state of post-lockdown business shifts towards more agility and transparency, Agency Scope is responding to the global call for more in-depth data about what it takes for marketers and agencies to add real value...

Johanna McDowell 1 Apr 2021

Black construction companies urged to help address housing shortage
Black construction companies urged to help address housing shortageArticle

Emerging black construction companies owned by women, youth, military veterans and people with disabilities should take the lead in rolling out alternative building technology (ABT).

1 Apr 2021

Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sector
Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sectorArticle

The financial services landscape is changing quickly as banks face increasing competition from technology-based financial services...

Sarthak Rohal 31 Mar 2021

Government looks to rail sector to grow economy
Government looks to rail sector to grow economyArticle

The South African government's proposed policy interventions, to allow third-party access to South Africa's rail infrastructure, will provide an opportunity not only for the growth of the freight transportation sector but also for the growth, transformation and industrialisation of the economy...

31 Mar 2021

Accor opens internationally-branded hotel in Bridgwater
Accor opens internationally-branded hotel in BridgwaterArticle

The new-build property is the first ibis hotel in the UK to showcase Accor's new Plaza-design throughout...

31 Mar 2021

Satsa to facilitate EC tourism transformation of ownership project
Satsa to facilitate EC tourism transformation of ownership projectArticle

Satsa's Access, Inclusivity and Diversity Committee, under the guidance of the Satsa Eastern Cape Chapter Chair, Mandisa Magwaxaza, has joined forces for good with a member association in the Eastern Cape to pioneer a Proof of Concept that will become a blueprint for sustainable transformation of ownership...

31 Mar 2021

Artscape celebrates 50 years: Q&A with CEO Marlene le Roux
Artscape celebrates 50 years: Q&A with CEO Marlene le RouxArticle

The Artscape Theatre in Cape Town will mark 50 years since it was established with events that will be held throughout the year. We got in touch with Artscape CEO Marlene le Roux to chat about this major milestone, the theatre's evolution and how the arts are combatting the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ruth Cooper 31 Mar 2021

Operational efficiency is a 'no go' to great customer experience
Operational efficiency is a 'no go' to great customer experienceArticle

Most organisations today understand the importance of customer experience (CX). In fact, research from Gartner shows that 75% of organisations are now able to show that customer satisfaction leads to revenue growth...

Brent Haumann 31 Mar 2021

Chat holds the key to future innovation in insurance
Chat holds the key to future innovation in insuranceArticle

Sixty-four percent of African insurance organisations are stuck in the early and middle stages of digital transformation...

31 Mar 2021

Why businesses need digital signage in 2021
Why businesses need digital signage in 2021Article

As lockdown restrictions ease and spaces open up, there's never been a better time to take another look at digital signage...

Grant Kruger, Issued by LG 31 Mar 2021

Online dialogue explores transport industry transformation, inclusivity
Online dialogue explores transport industry transformation, inclusivityArticle

Bringing more female commercial drivers into the transport industry makes business, economic and social sense...

31 Mar 2021

Empowering manufacturers to act more like retailers
Empowering manufacturers to act more like retailersArticle

Not only did the pandemic cause local manufacturing output to drop by nearly 50%, manufacturers also faced a squeeze from retailers looking to provide the best possible value to customers...

Greg Gatherer 30 Mar 2021

1G ramps up its faith-based entertainment offering
1G ramps up its faith-based entertainment offeringArticle

In the spirit of Easter, Southern Africa's pioneering Gospel channel, 1G on DStv Channel 331 brings its audience three new shows to uplift and inspire...

Lerato Moseki, Issued by Urban Brew Studios 30 Mar 2021

Knowledge-sharing workshop explores equal representation in SA cities
Knowledge-sharing workshop explores equal representation in SA citiesArticle

Moving Cape Town from a colonial city into an equitable and celebrated multi-cultural future, so that all people may see their histories and memories represented, was the theme of a milestone knowledge-sharing workshop held on 27 March 2021...

30 Mar 2021

Accenture acquires REPL to grow retail, supply chain capabilities
Accenture acquires REPL to grow retail, supply chain capabilitiesArticle

Accenture has acquired REPL Group, a technology consultancy specialising in solutions for supply chain, workforce management, store operations and retail customer experiences...

30 Mar 2021

Several steps to powerful efficiency wins with hyper-automation
Several steps to powerful efficiency wins with hyper-automationArticle

Those who can take this next step into technology-driven efficiency will be best placed to succeed in what is clearly a highly competitive global business environment...

Collin Govender 30 Mar 2021

Basa Assembly draws creative and business sectors together
Basa Assembly draws creative and business sectors togetherArticle

Complex conversations and the stirrings of systemic change were the hallmarks of the inaugural Business and Arts South Africa (Basa) Assembly held from 24-26 March 2021...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 30 Mar 2021

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Reinventing supply chains with digital platformsArticle

It is time for the many pockets of digital progress to give way to digital transformation...

Vukani Mngxati 29 Mar 2021

Accenture enters strategic marketing through partnership with MAA
Accenture enters strategic marketing through partnership with MAAArticle

Accenture Interactive has collaborated with the Marketing Achievement Awards (MAAs) to celebrate marketing professionals who excel in strategic marketing...

29 Mar 2021

Nurture your way to success
Nurture your way to successArticle

There are countless ways you can apply marketing automation to grow your revenue, extend your reach and turn more clicks into customers....

Issued by Engagement Factory 29 Mar 2021

JCDecaux South Africa announces new managing director
JCDecaux South Africa announces new managing directorArticle

JCDecaux announced the appointment of Sebastian Musendo as managing director for JCDecaux South Africa...

Issued by JCDecaux 29 Mar 2021

Biz Press Office Quarterly: 10 ways to successfully start and manage a newsroom on Biz
Biz Press Office Quarterly: 10 ways to successfully start and manage a newsroom on BizArticle

A warm welcome and congratulations to the many companies who have opened or published via their Press Office Newsrooms so far this year....

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 29 Mar 2021

Moving beyond cash - How are legacy players keeping up with the new digital-first disruptors in the financial services industry?
Moving beyond cash - How are legacy players keeping up with the new digital-first disruptors in the financial services industry?Article

Digital transformation has had a profound impact on almost all industries, fundamentally altering how customers experience the organisations they deal with on a daily basis. The financial services space is no exception, with legacy players having to keep up with new, digital-first disruptors in order to remain relevant...

Ndagi Job Goshi, Issued by Topco Media 26 Mar 2021

How a year of lockdown reshaped online retail
How a year of lockdown reshaped online retailArticle

Derek Cikes, commercial director at part-payment platform Payflex, outlines some of the key pandemic-led changes to the retail landscape over the past 365 days...

Issued by Payflex 26 Mar 2021

Exclusive digital experiences featuring local musician Jeremy Loops - a priceless moment hosted by Mastercard
Exclusive digital experiences featuring local musician Jeremy Loops - a priceless moment hosted by MastercardArticle

Mastercard will launch a new Priceless digital experience with a video featuring recording artist Jeremy Loops performing his hit song "Down South" on the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 26 Mar 2021

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E-commerce to account for half of global retail growth by 2025Article

By 2025, e-commerce will expand by an additional $1.4tn, and account for half the growth in the global retail sector...

25 Mar 2021

Boosting brand purpose by solving value-action gaps in Africa
Boosting brand purpose by solving value-action gaps in AfricaArticle

How do corporations best articulate and act upon their brand purpose, as the interface between corporations and society? By solving the value-action gap, writes Kantar's Adeola Tejumola...

Adeola Tejumola, Issued by Kantar 25 Mar 2021

Best and worst network providers in SA revealed
Best and worst network providers in SA revealedArticle

The Telco Sentiment Index reveals that some telcos received significantly more negativity than others in 2020 while customer service is an industry-wide issue...

24 Mar 2021

#BehindtheMask: Entrepreneur, writer and TV producer Sibulele Siko-Shosha
#BehindtheMask: Entrepreneur, writer and TV producer Sibulele Siko-ShoshaArticle

Entrepreneur, writer and TV producer Sibulele Siko-Shosha tells us that what's really behind her mask is Rouge Dior 999 Matte. Figuratively speaking though, a cocktail of optimism and fear...

Jessica Tennant 24 Mar 2021

Nelson Mandela Bay advertising agency ups the ante, takes aim at metro's high youth unemployment
Nelson Mandela Bay advertising agency ups the ante, takes aim at metro's high youth unemploymentArticle

Boomtown has taken aim at the city's high youth unemployment rates by more than doubling the intake for its graduate internship programme, Bayeza...

Issued by Boomtown 23 Mar 2021

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