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Marketing & Media
Picking a future in media: An AMF webinar

The Advertising and Media Forum - AMF - has partnered up with prominent voices in the advertising, marketing, and media industries to host a webinar on 12 August 2021 aimed at shining a line of the pivotal role of media buyers, planners, and strategists...

Issued by Advertising Media Forum 8 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
Is true-crime docu-series Devilsdorp the best Showmax original yet?

Devilsdorp, the first Showmax original true-crime docu-series, is now available to binge. The four-part series investigates the 11 Krugersdorp Killings between 2012 and 2016...

Issued by Showmax 12 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
What is an omnichannel customer engagement hub and why do I need it?

By now, most organisations know how important it is to engage with their customers on the right channel at the right time with the right information....

By Brent Haumann 10 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
Jazzy and Danny add exciting new shows to Jacaranda FM's weekend lineup

Jacaranda FM has tweaked its regular weekend lineup to include Weekends with Danny Painter on Saturdays from 4-7pm and Sunday Session with DJ Jazzy D on Sundays from 2-6pm...

Issued by Jacaranda FM 10 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
Grey is climbing the rankings since 2019

Through the worst crisis in memory, Grey has continued to push the boundaries by creating award-winning, industry-recognised campaigns...

Issued by Grey Africa 10 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
POC Podcasts set to become first African podcast channel on Apple Podcasts

The latest addition to Apple Podcasts Subscriptions is POC (People of Colour, People of Content, People of Culture)...

10 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
The Kubekas crash into Scandal!

A new family is in town, and they join eTV's highest viewed show - Scandal!...

Issued by eMedia 13 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
RX Africa's Martin Hiller named inclusion and diversity champion for RX Africa

RX is a global advocate of inclusion and diversity (I&D) and it is with great pride that we announce Martin Hiller as the 2021 inclusion and diversity champion for RX Africa...

Issued by RX Africa 13 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
Durban announced as the new host of Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021)

The second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) has been rescheduled to take place in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa from 15 to 21 November 2021...

Issued by RX Africa 1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
Volkswagen South Africa and agency partner Ogilvy Cape Town launch the new Golf GTI

Volkswagen South Africa and Ogilvy Cape Town have recently released, "The Power of Vrrrpha", a cinematic campaign to introduce VW's iconic new GTI...

Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
Madiba values for an engaged South Africa

Let's hope that we now have the leadership in place to fill a voluminous pair of shoes and put Madiba values back into gear for an engaged South Africa...

By Gordon Hooper, Issued by Bateleur Brand Planning 1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
Clockwork brings home 9 Cannes Lions for Xbox with McCann collab campaign

Clockwork delivered for the Xbox account by scooping a total of nine Cannes Lion Awards, with a further five shortlists for its Visit Xbox - The Birth Of Gaming Tourism campaign...

Issued by Clockwork 1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
How to get clients and build your customer base

Whether you have started your own business or joined an existing one, career success depends largely on one thing: clients...

1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
SA's new lifestyle magazine, Muse launches

Seasoned magazine editor Nicky McArthur has launched SA's latest lifestyle magazine Muse...

1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
UK adspend to grow 18.2% this year

The latest Advertising Association/WARC Expenditure Report predicts that UK adspend will grow by 18.2% this year to reach a total of £27.7bn...

1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
Ask Afrika celebrates its 26th birthday with three high-level staff appointments

Ask Afrika, which turns 26 on 1 August 2021, continues to grow from strength to strength...

Issued by Ask Afrika 5 hours ago;

Entrepreneurship
Successful entrepreneurs need more than a good idea

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) found that South Africa has one of the highest business startup failure rates in the world...

10 hours ago;

Tourism & Travel
Anneke Pienaar named City Lodge Hotel Maputo GM

City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) has appointed Anneke Pienaar as the general manager of City Lodge Hotel Maputo in Mozambique...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 1 day ago;

Education
The difference between blended and online learning

The world is evolving, and so is the way education is delivered. The past year has exposed us to different ways of learning, engaging, and collaborating...

Issued by Rosebank College 1 day ago;

Property
Investors are flocking to Mauritius. Here's why

Best known for its exquisite white beaches and get-away-from-it-all lifestyle, Mauritius is about so much more these days...

Issued by Irvine Partners 8 hours ago;

Property
Sectional title industrial property: It makes good business sense for SMEs

Industrial property that has always been tightly held by institutional investors is now available to smaller businesses and investors, writes Rael Levitt...

By Rael Levitt, Issued by Inospace 8 hours ago;

Property
Semigration: fuelling the shift to hybrid working

Smartphones, smart-remote offices, smart homes, smart cars, smart shopping and now, slowly and necessarily, the reshaping of South Africa's urban centres as smart cities...

Issued by GO Content Lab 8 hours ago;

Agriculture
Port disruptions, cyber attack pose potential threat to SA's food security

The unrest in KwaZulu-Natal, compounded by the recent cybersecurity hack on Transnet's IT systems, which affected its operations, has created major backlogs for both exports and imports in the Durban port...

1 day ago;

Finance
Consumers encouraged to save during Savings Month

National Savings Month in July provides a great opportunity for South Africans to consider their saving habits and how they can save more...

Issued by FSCA 1 day ago;

Retail
Mukuru Groceries service expands to Malawi

Remittances-led fintech company Mukuru is expanding its groceries service to Malawi in response to the food crisis that has plagued the east African nation for years...

11 hours ago;

Retail
Sportscene launches Canal Walk superstore

South Africa's leading streetwear retailer Sportscene opened its newly renovated Canal Walk store in Cape Town...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 1 day ago;

Retail
Digital retail and its relationship with data

With more South Africans shopping online than ever, retailers have had to rethink their digital strategies, especially when it comes to data analysis and optimising the supply chain, says TechSoft International

By Vishalan Moodley 1 day ago;

Healthcare
Protecting breastfeeding is a shared responsibility

World Breastfeeding Week runs from 1 to 7 August 2021, it is vital to remember that breastmilk is the optimum food for our babies...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 9 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
Bonolo 'Bee Sting' Molosiwa is the latest personality to join Kaya 959

Kaya 959 has announced Bonolo 'Bee Sting' Molosiwa as the latest personality to join the station's new weekend lineup. She will present The Hive on Fridays and Saturdays from 6pm to 9pm...

Issued by KAYA 959 10 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
Why business can no longer ignore gaming in Africa

During this pandemic, gaming has increased globally in every sense - and Africa is no exception...

By Barry Louzada 9 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
#NedbankIMC2021: Spoofy octopus, the diversity jungle and being true to yourself

Going viral in the middle of a pandemic, tackling the diversity issue in the ad industry and raising the question whether honesty has gone with the wind

By Nicci Botha 8 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
All the 2021 IAB Bookmark Awards winners!

The 13th annual IAB Bookmark Awards winners have been revealed...

1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
When the pitch is a small part of the whole

Long known as pitch consultants with expertise valued by agencies and marketers, remote work has brought to light the broad range of services intermediaries bring to the table...

By Johanna McDowell 14 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
NYF announces finalists for Radio Awards

The New York Festivals (NYF) Radio Awards has shared details about the finalists for 2021...

13 hours ago;

Marketing & Media
NYF Advertising Awards announces Industry Award winners

The New York Festivals Advertising Awards has announced the specialty Industry Awards recipients for 2021...

1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
Luum Awards to reward social and environmental awareness messages in advertising

Luum Awards, the festival for creativity and strategy, aims to reward the best creative works that foster social, civic or environmental awareness...

1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
TikTok partners with British & Irish Lions tour to SA

TikTok has announced the details of their partnership with the British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa...

1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
All The Radio Awards 2021 winners!

The winners of the 11th edition of The Radio Awards were announced on today, Friday 30 July 2021, in an online awards ceremony hosted by comedian Loyiso Madinga. A total of 80 winners were celebrated across 30 categories.

6 hours ago;

Entrepreneurship
#StartupStory: Cape-based startup set to disrupt SA healthtech space

Cape-based startup InnoHealth recently secured seed capital for an AI-based digital healthcare platform that is set to disrupt the local healthtech space.

By Johannes Masiteng 1 day ago;

Automotive
Pain at the pumps for August 2021

All fuel types will be more expensive in August when the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy adjusts fuel prices for August...

8 hours ago;

Automotive
Chinese automotive brand Chery returns to South Africa

In the years between 2007-2010, South Africa enjoyed an incredible spate of Chinese brand introductions...

1 day ago;

Automotive
Cape Town Formula E track unveiled

A few weeks ago it was announced that Formula E will be coming to South Africa in 2022. The Cape Town Formula E track layout has now been revealed...

1 day ago;

Logistics & Transport
Cape Town has reached Transport Day Zero. This is why

Lack of political leadership at all tiers of government and a failure to implement transport planning policy are to blame...

By Steve Kretzmann and Peter Luhanga 13 hours ago;

Logistics & Transport
Global air cargo posts strongest first half-year growth since 2017

The International Air Transport Association latest data for global air cargo markets for June shows a 9.9% improvement on pre-Covid-19 performance, pushing first half-year air cargo growth to 8%...

1 day ago;

Logistics & Transport
Transnet restores operations at ports after cyber attack

The department said late on Wednesday that the main system responsible for container operations had been restored and that the force majeure was under review with the intention to lift it in the coming days...

By Tanisha Heiberg 1 day ago;

ICT
New study reveals a surprise finding about digital transformation in SA

Many are under the impression that digital transformation was boosted in South Africa in 2020 due to the pandemic, but a new study suggests something else...

1 day ago;

ICT
Huawei South Africa helps ICT graduates enter the workforce

More than 50 students will be employed in internships, 40 at Huawei, plus one or two from each of the 10 partner companies who participated at a job fair...

10 hours ago;

ICT
FNB searches for top tech talent - 300 openings

FNB is looking to recruit 300 experts with engineering, technology, data and quant skills to supplement its existing cohort of more than 5,000 equivalent skills.

10 hours ago;

Tourism & Travel
CPT Tourism calls for no Covid-19 tests for vaccinated travellers

Getting the travel industry back on its feet is crucial. One way of contributing to the recovery of the industry is to make travel as affordable and accessible as possible to all...

13 hours ago;

Tourism & Travel
Capital Hotels Mbombela project well underway for November opening

The Capital Mbombela will offer one of the largest conferencing facilities in the city, along with its 100 hotel rooms and 50 apartment-style rooms, exclusive restaurant and bar, and numerous other exclusive amenities...

1 day ago;

Education
DBE sets record straight on teachers who are not vaccinated

The DBE has disputed misleading reports and misinformation regarding the circular it distributed last week on educators who are not vaccinated...

1 day ago;

Education
5 digital trends transforming the education sector

The pandemic caused a rapid shift to digitalisation, most notably in the education sector, driving teachers and students into the remote learning space overnight...

By Carmen Schaefer 6 hours ago;

Property
Why you should know your property's market value from its replacement cost

Many property owners make the mistake of basing their property's insurance value on its estimated market value because they confuse the two values...

By Björn Laubscher 7 hours ago;

Property
SA property, retail firms bet on townships despite unrest

Recent unrest in South Africa damaged hundreds of businesses but property developers and retailers say they remain committed to the fast-growing...

By Nqobile Dludla 1 day ago;

Property
JLL SA Q2 report reflects positive outlook for industrial, warehousing sector

According to JLL's latest Q2 city report, SA's corporate real estate sectors remain under pressure, partly due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and resultant restrictions...

1 day ago;

Legal
Public comment sought on 2021 Draft Tax Bills

The National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service (Sars) are inviting the public to comment on the 2021 Draft Tax Bills...

1 day ago;

Legal
Competition in Africa's digital economy

Digitalisation has ushered in an era of hyper-connectivity, marked by disruptive digital platforms that operate on a global scale...

By Lerisha Naidu and Angelo Tzarevski 9 hours ago;

Legal
Cop denies part in Nxasana smear campaign

A Saps colonel has told the Zondo commission that it should throw out evidence that he assisted former acting NDPP Nomgcobo Jiba to oust her successor...

By Valencia Talane 1 day ago;

HR & Management
Achieve extraordinary results through inclusive leadership

Operating in an ever-changing and increasingly global economic environment, it is imperative for organisations to embrace diversity to maintain their competitive edge...

By Brian Eagar 1 day ago;

HR & Management
SA's OHS standard in dire straits, ILO report finds

A government commissioned report has painted a grim picture of occupational health and safety standards in South Africa...

5 hours ago;

Construction & Engineering
CIDB 2021Q2 survey shows mixed sentiment among civil engineering, general building contractors

The results of the 2021Q2 CIDB SME Business Conditions Survey showed that while sentiment in the civil engineering (CE) sector increased for the fourth consecutive quarter...

12 hours ago;

Construction & Engineering
Adjaye Associates reveals design for Africa Institute campus in UAE

Adjaye Associates has revealed the design for The Africa Institute campus to be built in downtown Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates...

1 day ago;

Finance
Stating the case for mobile money in South Africa

South Africa stringent banking legislation has been a significant barrier to the country's participation in Africa's massive mobile money market.

By Jaco Saunders 1 day ago;

Finance
Sasria claims deadline looms

Time is ticking for business owners to submit their claims for damage caused by the recent civil unrest - or they will miss out...

1 day ago;

Finance
South African banks count cost of replacing ATMs looted during unrest

South African banks said that replacing 1,400 automatic teller machines (ATMs) vandalised and looted during recent violent unrest could take about two months...

7 hours ago;

CSI & Sustainability
Stellenbosch University prioritises climate crisis with launch of School for Climate Studies

Stellenbosch University (SU) has launched its School for Climate Studies - the first school of its kind in the country that has the status of a faculty...

By Sindy Peters 7 hours ago;

CSI & Sustainability
Advancing gender equality in the workplace: African Universities Gender Equality Forum - Register now!

The forum, taking place on Thursday, 12 August 2021, at 10am-12pm, aims to facilitate a collaborative platform for academic institutions in Africa to unite in raising their voices and agree on societal impact initiatives to help eliminate GBV and increase gender equality...

Issued by Shift Social Africa 7 hours ago;

CSI & Sustainability
People are lining the streets with buckets in Nelson Mandela Bay as taps run dry

People in Nelson Mandela Bay have for the past week been relying on water being trucked in. The city has been in a dire situation as dam levels remain low...

By Thamsanqa Mbovane 1 day ago;

CSI & Sustainability
In a fast-warming world, Tokyo is the barometer for future Olympics

The muggy heat swaddling Tokyo may be a forerunner of Olympic life to come, experts say, urging a rethink to make the world's oldest sporting spectacular fit for a fast-warming planet...

By Beh Lih Yi 13 hours ago;

CSI & Sustainability
Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert

Every night Moussa Kamara works at his bakery preparing hundreds of loaves but at sunrise, instead of going home to sleep, he now starts a second back-breaking job...

By Christophe Van Der Perre and Cooper Inveen 1 day ago;

Energy & Mining
Zimbabwe sells gold refinery stake for $49m

Ten companies have agreed to pay $49m to take 60% of Zimbabwe's sole gold refiner and exporter, now owned by the central bank, finance minister, Mthuli Ncube, said...

15 hours ago;

Energy & Mining
Eyeing energy transition, Ghana plans to speed up oil exploration

State-owned Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) is looking to acquire oil assets in order to accelerate exploration before a transition from fossil fuels reshapes the market, finance minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, said...

15 hours ago;

Retail
6 trends dominating the retail landscape in 2021

Smollan unpacks six top trends that may have the potential to significantly shape the retail industry in the coming years...

1 day ago;

Retail
EF-Active gears up for export success

Having successfully established and serviced the expanding EF-Active range within South Africa, the brand is now focusing on introducing itself to new markets on the African continent...

8 hours ago;

Retail
SimpliFine expands in Kenya with locally produced products

Kenyan integrated food producer, SimpliFine, is expanding across Kenya with new, locally-produced meat and vegetarian products...

8 hours ago;

Retail
The cost of SA's alcohol bans and their impact on consumer behaviour

According to a new NielsenIQ report, South Africa's latest liquor ban equated to a loss of R7,6bn during the four weeks it lasted...

1 day ago;

Retail
Woolworths lays out next set of sustainability ambitions

The new Good Business Journey sustainability goals focus on traceability, transparency, circularity, diversity and inclusivity as well energy and carbon emissions...

1 day ago;

Retail
How palm oil became the world's most hated, most used fat source

Palm oil is everywhere today: in food, soap, lipstick, even newspaper ink. It's been called the world's most hated crop because of its association with deforestation...

By Jonathan E. Robins 4 hours ago;

Healthcare
Reluctant to be vaccinated for Covid-19? Here are six myths you can put to rest

South Africa's Covid-19 vaccine rollout programme, outlined by the ministry of health, had three phases, starting with the most vulnerable population...

7 hours ago;

Healthcare
The race is on to recover looted vaccines and medicine

Covid-19 vaccines and other scheduled medicines have also been named as goods taken by looters in the recent unrest, which has a potential devastating impact on our already stretched health system...

By Jan-Harm Swanepoel 1 day ago;

Lifestyle
Tatjana Schoenmaker wins gold, breaks world record at Tokyo Olympics

Swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker claimed South Africa's first gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics in the women's 200m breaststroke final, setting a new world record in the process...

13 hours ago;

Lifestyle
The Test Kitchen in Cape Town closes due to Covid-19 uncertainty

Iconic and award-winning establishment, The Test Kitchen has announced it will be closing its doors on 30 September 2021...

12 hours ago;

Lifestyle
#OnTheBigScreen: Space Jam: A New Legacy and a Jungle Cruise preview

Space Jam: A New Legacy enters the South African box office this weekend, and there's a preview of Disney's Jungle Cruise...

By Daniel Dercksen 8 hours ago;








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