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Marketing & Media
The One Club's Right the Ratio 2021 Summit to advance industry gender equity

In line with its commitment to advance gender equality and inclusiveness in advertising, The One Club for Creativity has announced its latest Right the Ratio Summit taking place 18-20 May 2021...

18 hours ago;

Giant Films wins Production Company of The Year at Ciclope Africa Festival

Ciclope Africa's streamed special of the 2021 Ciclope Africa Awards, recognising the best crafts in film in Africa, celebrated Giant Films as the Production Company of the Year for 2021...

Giant Films 18 hours ago;

Meet SuperMash, the world's youngest person to do a TEDx talk

Prince Mashawana, known as SuperMash, is Africa's first Black child superhero, and will become the youngest person in the world ever to do a TEDx talk...

Evan-Lee Courie 18 hours ago;

Turn your media spend into a meaningful contribution to society

All advertising has some sort of purpose after all, writes Greg Stewart...

Greg Stewart 19 hours ago;

#BehindtheMask: Karien Cherry, director at Giant Films

Karien Cherry, director at Giant Films, recently ranked number one director at the Loeries Rankings for 2020. She's the first female ever to hold this position, and this year, also the only female to be featured within the top 20 Loeries Directors rankings...

Jessica Tennant 16 hours ago;

#IABInsightSeries: Use of data in digital marketing

The IAB SA is hosting its 25th insight event on Zoom this week Thursday, 22 April, featuring speakers Jade Arenstein, Oliver von Wersch and Aisha Mohamed...

15 hours ago;

Healthcare
New biomaterial regrows blood vessels and bone

A new biomaterial that regrows blood vessels and bone could provide a single-stage approach when repairing large bone defects...

16 hours ago;

Covid-19 is here to stay

South Africa's Covid-19 death rate is likely to be three times higher than the official figures

18 hours ago;

Retail
Euromonitor identifies 6 cannabis consumer archetypes

Legal cannabis is set to increase from $30bn in 2020 to over $90bn in 2025, as consumers increase their usage in diverse parts of their lives...

20 hours ago;

Faithful to Nature eyes omnichannel growth with flagship store opening

Faithful to Nature opened the doors to its first flagship store at the V&A Waterfront this month...

13 hours ago;

Mall of Africa owner to roll out retail app across shopping mall portfolio

The Shôping app will curate unique experiences for mall visitors, in line with Attacq's mission to put the customer back at the centre of the retail experience...

14 hours ago;

SA consumers on the hunt for bargains

Mass retailer Game reveals the results of its first price perception consumer survey...

16 hours ago;

CSI & Sustainability
Why CSI should go to organisations that measure their impact

The main objective of CSI should be to implement meaningful programmes that have a positive, sustainable and measurable impact on communities...

19 hours ago;

Finance
#BehindTheBrandManager: Sibongile Sibanda of Liberty

Sibongile Sibanda, Liberty's group executive for brand and integrated marketing, believes that the financial services environment is an exciting space for communicators because it exists in highly emotive territory...

Nicci Botha 21 hours ago;

The new reality for financial services

Now more than ever, the customer is king, and financial services organisations need to be able to cater to changing demand...

Harkrishan Singh 15 hours ago;

Agriculture
Improving South Africa's food security

Unathi Mhlatyana, MD at McCain Foods South Africa, unpacks the results of the 2020 Global Food Security Index report...

Unathi Mhlatyana 17 hours ago;

Construction & Engineering
UKZN's Neeshailin Naicker selected regional winner in 34th Corobrik architectural awards

Neeshailin Naicker from the University of KwaZulu-Natal has been selected as a regional winner in the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards...

14 hours ago;

Paragon Interface completes new workplace for Deloitte in Cape Town

Interior architecture firm Paragon Interface recently completed a new workplace for Deloitte at The Ridge at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town...

16 hours ago;

HR & Management
4 ways organisations can help employees fight burnout

Lyndy van den Barselaar offers four ways that organisations can mitigate employee burnout and foster resiliency in the workplace...

Lyndy van den Barselaar 16 hours ago;

3 careers to consider if you want to permanently WFH

After the experiences of last year, many people returning to the office are reconsidering their priorities and vision for their future...

12 hours ago;

Legal
KZN pupil faces the music for bullying

The Mahlabathini Magistrates Court in KwaZulu-Natal has slapped a pupil with a community-based sentence of 12 months, after she was convicted of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm...

17 hours ago;

North West businesses slapped with non-compliance notices

The IES unit of the labour department has issued 14 businesses with 33 non-compliance notices during a blitz inspection conducted at Tower Mall, Jouberton...

17 hours ago;

Passing-off an upset: Unpacking the Koni vs BAG ruling

Once in a while, an intellectual property judgment is handed down that upsets the proverbial apple cart. The SCA judgment in the Koni Multinational Brands (Pty) Ltd vs Beiersdorf AG case, is arguably such a judgment...

Rachel Sikwane 15 hours ago;

Property
Nairobi ranked top city in Africa for innovation - Knight Frank report

The recently released Knight Frank Africa Horizons Report 2021/22, ranked Nairobi as the top city in Africa for innovation, followed by Cape Town in second...

18 hours ago;

Keeping commercial properties performant: key focus areas for 2021

Emerging from the economic challenges of 2020, Craig Mott from the Rawson Property Group,says now is the time for commercial property landlords to regroup...

20 hours ago;

Education
Last chance to apply for these 9 bursaries

For students who have not secured tertiary study funding for the 2021 or 2022 academic year, here are nine bursaries you could apply for - all closing on 30 April 2021...

14 hours ago;

Tourism & Travel
5 booking trends for hotels and guesthouses

Tshepo Matlou, head of marketing and communications at Jurni, has a look at 5 important booking trends to watch out for - and to capitalise on - for the duration of 2021...

Tshepo Matlou 17 hours ago;

ICT
Fibre vs fixed LTE - why the latter might be better for you

LTE and LTE-Advanced technologies are becoming more widely available and can potentially cater for virtually any budget, this has started to change...

Theolin Moodley 14 hours ago;

Chinese smartphone brand Tecno Mobile topples Samsung in Africa

In terms of handset sales, Tecno Mobile has outdone tech giant Samsung across Africa...

16 hours ago;

Logistics & Transport
SA's maritime enforcement laws can be a lifeline for shipping creditors

According to Lana Stockton, partner in the shipping, aviation and logistics practice of law firm, Bowmans, the country's progressive maritime enforcement legislation presents a final opportunity to seek real enforcement of international arbitration awards...

14 hours ago;

Lifestyle
Pieter-Dirk Uys to open Artfluence Human Rights Fest with keynote address

Pieter-Dirk Uys will open the inaugural Artfluence Human Rights Festival with a keynote address at 3pm on 5 May 2021...

20 hours ago;

Relax and recharge at The Guardian guest house in Hemel-en-Aarde

Nestled in the beautiful and (aptly named) Hemel-en-Aarde (Heaven and Earth) Valley, The Guardian Guest House and Cottage is the perfect self-catering spot when looking for some serious R&R.

Ruth Cooper 17 hours ago;

Automotive
Does the viral Bajaj Qute 'car' really cost R150 per month?

The Bajaj Qute vehicle currently has South Africans in stitches with many sharing memes about its size and supposed price. But is it an actual car?

13 hours ago;

Entrepreneurship
Training and upskilling will benefit SMMEs in a post-Covid world

As businesses struggle to remain afloat, it becomes clear that there is one single attribute that will help SMMEs succeed; and that is training and upskilling...

18 hours ago;

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