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Every country needs an audience measurement organisation

What every country needs, is an organisation to track and audience measurement. Equally as important are the industry bodies that govern them....

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Telecoming partners with Ounousa to provide female-oriented entertainment content

The partnership applies, for the moment, to Tunisia and Egypt. African markets are key for Telecoming's international expansion and the female segment shows significant potential for the mobile business...

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Manchester United partners w/ StarTimes to offer MUTV in Africa

StarTimes will distribute MUTV to subscribers in over 30 countries across sub-Saharan African, representing the biggest agreement of its kind by Manchester United in the region...

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Best Brands Germany 2021 announces winners

Winning brands convince consumers in the new normal...

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Adzooma and Cambridge University research how to maximise online ad spend

Latest research finds that Facebook is the most cost-effective channel on average for SMBs, Microsoft is the most responsive channel for increasing ad spend, whilst Google maintains their place as the industry leader with their high reach and low-cost offering...

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Break out of the inbox with smart brand messaging

In the digital era, it's never been more difficult for brands to break through the deluge of information and penetrate consumer's ever decreasing attention spans...

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Fusion juries named for The One Show 2021, ADC 100th Annual Awards

The One Club for Creativity has announced the first group of creative leaders who will serve on juries for the inaugural One Show 2021 Fusion Pencil and ADC 100th Annual Awards Fusion Cube awards...

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AI predicted to futureproof the influencer industry

We're now living in a world dominated by technology and digitisation. Whatever the business or industry may be, technology is sure to be at the heart of it...

Amelia Neate 1 day ago;

Healthcare
Inequitable distribution and vaccine hesitancy are key challenges for Africa

In a webinar hosted by the BroadReach Group, global and African health experts came together to share challenges and solutions around mass Covid-19 immunisation across Africa...

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Retail
Food safety in the retail butchery: SA has strong systems in place

Retail stores generally are high-traffic areas and with the outbreak of Covid-19 for retailers and food producers, food safety remains a concern...

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Revamped Checkers Hyper Brackenfell features a food truck and pet shop

Checkers opened the doors to its new state-of-the-art supermarket at the Fairbridge Mall in Brackenfell on Thursday...

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Woolworths expands casual wear offering after return to profit growth

Woolworths said on Thursday it was expanding its casual and sports leisure wear ranges to reduce reliance on formal wear...

Nqobile Dludla 1 day ago;

Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperity

The inaugural Made in Africa Conference and Expo, a large virtual gathering and showcase for African buyers and sellers, will take place on 13 and 14 April...

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Energy & Mining
Government urged to delay procurement of new nuclear power generation until after 2030

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

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Nigeria's post-privatisation energy sector is a mess: here are some solutions

In the mid-1980s, most of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa made structural changes to their economies in return for funding from the World Bank...

Okechukwu Marcellus Ikeanyibe 1 day ago;

CSI & Sustainability
NGOs warn latest budget will have bad outcomes for education

Section27 and Equal Education (EE) say that although more funds have been allocated to education in the latest budget, funding for basic education in real...

Marecia Damons 1 day ago;

In Kenya, electric fences protect forests from human destruction

What can stop wandering elephants, illegal logging and protect sources of water? Kenyan environmental group Rhino Ark Trust says electric fences. Lots of them...

Edwin Waita 1 day ago;

Wetskills Water Challenge gets under way

Students and young professionals around the world have converged to take part in the Wetskills Water Challenge. The programme aims to enhance...

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Finance
South Africa finally on board the corporate rates reduction train

For over a decade, the South African corporate tax rate has remained unchanged at 28%. This was so even in the face of a global trend which saw many countries reduce corporate tax rates...

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IRBA calls for board nominations

The caretaker board appointed by finance minister, Tito Mboweni, to guide the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) to a more stable position has called for nominations for new board members. ..

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Agriculture
Morocco set to legalise cannabis production for medical use

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

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Gamtoos River Valley buckling under drought as Kouga Dam drops below 7%

Farmers to the south of the country are grappling with an unprecedented crisis as the Kouga Dam, dropping below 7%, looks set to run dry for the first time ever...

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Construction & Engineering
UCT's Katya Krat selected regional winner in 34th Corobrik architectural awards

Katya Krat from the UCT School of Architecture has been selected as a regional winner in the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards...

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HR & Management
Apply for graduate programme in cryptocurrency and development

Invictus Capital, a venture capital firm, is launching a graduate programme for students in software development and cryptocurrencies...

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Legal
Inquiry into online market dominance: Takealot, UberEats in Commission's crosshairs

The Competition Commission has announced it will be launching an inquiry into the competitiveness of online intermediation platforms...

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Cabinet approves four bills

Cabinet has approved the Land Court Bill and the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Amendment Bill of 2021, among others...

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Property
Vumelana Advisory Fund welcomes R9.3bn allocation to land restitution claims

The Vumelana Advisory Fund has welcomed the R9.3bn allocated over the next three years to finalise 1,409 land restitution claims...

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Tourism & Travel
Visit South Africa virtually with Google and SA Tourism's Explorer's Paradise

Google Arts & Culture, in partnership with SA Tourism, has launched an online exhibition called "South Africa: An Explorer's Paradise"...

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ICT
Broadband's exponential leap and IoT's revised roadmap in 2021

While 2020 didn't quite bring the IoT revolution expected, there is no denying Covid-19 dramatically accelerated its adoption in several industries...

Gil Rosen 1 day ago;

Talking 5G with Avishai Sharlin, president of Amdocs Technology

Sharlin details the positive aspects of 5G, its role in digital transformation, and how communications service providers can use it to properly connect with customers...

Imran Salie 1 day ago;

Can blockchain technology really help Africa's economy?

While blockchain is not a new technology, its adoption has been slow in Africa. However, the application of this technology here could lead to interesting outcomes...

Musa Kalenga and Samuel Segun 1 day ago;

Opportunities and complications in the streaming space

In 2021, the over-the-top (OTT) market will be primarily shaped by the consumer response to Covid-19 and their experiences throughout the pandemic...

Darcy Antonellis 1 day ago;

Logistics & Transport
Rail sector ready to boost economy - African Rail Industry Association

The unemployment rate is imposing 'significant' pressure on taxpayers and the country's budget, but the rail sector is ready to contribute to reducing these numbers...

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Lifestyle
#OnTheBigScreen: Critical Thinking and The Little Things

Films entering the South African box office, this weekend, include the biographical drama, Critical Thinking, and The Little Things, which boasts an all-star cast with Denzel Washington, Rami Malek and Jared Leto, who has received Golden Globe and SAG Award nominations for his performance.

Daniel Dercksen 1 day ago;

4 tips on how to plan the perfect pandemic wedding

Getting married during a worldwide pandemic is not ideal, however, it is possible. A study revealed that 96% of couples were not willing to cancel their weddings in 2020, but rather move them to a later date in 2021.

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Automotive
Petrol price agony for March 2021

Another month of price increases awaits for SA motorists as the international oil price has caused some upsets...

David Taylor 1 day ago;

Which countries are winning the great electric vehicle race?

With the world's automotive industry shifting inexorably to electrified powertrains, which countries are best positioned to adapt to an influx of new electric vehicles?

Ashley Oldfield 1 day ago;

Entrepreneurship
Cape Town/Stockholm Connect launches

Cape Town/Stockholm Connect has launched signifying the start of a series of activities which aim to strengthen ties and facilitate bilateral collaboration between Sweden and South Africa...

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