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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 20 hours ago;

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 1 day 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 1 day 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)...

1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day ago;

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...

1 day ago;

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 23 hours ago;

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 1 day ago;

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 23 hours ago;

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...

1 day ago;

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 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.

21 hours 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 1 day ago;

Marketing & Media
NYF announces finalists for Radio Awards

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

1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day ago;

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...

23 hours 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 1 day ago;

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...

1 day ago;

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.

1 day 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...

1 day ago;

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 21 hours ago;

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 22 hours ago;

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 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...

20 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...

1 day ago;

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...

22 hours 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 1 day 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 23 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 22 hours 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...

1 day 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...

1 day ago;

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...

23 hours ago;

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...

23 hours ago;

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 19 hours ago;

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...

23 hours ago;

#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 23 hours ago;

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...

1 day ago;

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...

1 day ago;

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