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MARKETING & MEDIA

#Mandela100: Using the spirit of Ubuntu to address knowledge gaps on Wikipedia

Wikimania 2018, held in sub-Saharan Africa for the first time from 18 to 22 July 2018, highlighted clear links to Nelson Mandela's legacy and how we can all help put African knowledge on top as Wikipedia aims to create greater knowledge equity into 2030...

By Leigh Andrews 6 hours ago

RETAIL

#MobileCommerce: From search to checkout, the top 5 features likely to make your user tap "buy now"

Mobile, and increasingly apps, are core to the success of any retailer's strategy through all stages of the path to purchase or shopping customer's experience...

By Lynette Hundermark 7 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Vumile Mavumengwana on the power of creative work that resonates universally

Having dusted off the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity cobwebs, VM DSGN's designer and creative director Vumile Mavumengwana talks us through his experience on this year's design awarding jury and what it's really like being a South African in Cannes...

By Leigh Andrews 8 hours ago

HEALTHCARE

Solving Africa's healthcare logistics problems with AI

Artifical Intelligence (AI), in the form of IBM Watson, is being used to aid decision making in public health supply chains in developing countries and improve patients' access to life-saving medicines...

8 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

A brief guide to creating powerful hashtags

If you've ever wondered what fuels social media these days, the answer is the hashtag. No longer the currency of gum-chewing, pre-teen girls, a powerful hashtag can circle the world faster than Superman can change into tights...

By Steven Slotow 8 hours ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Sassda looks to boost East Africa stainless steel trade

According to Sassda market intelligence specialist Lesley Squires, Tanzania and Kenya are primed for increased bilateral trade with South Africa...

10 hours ago

RETAIL

UJ's Enactus project uses coop system to empower women in the textile sector

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) recently presented its African Stitch Secondary Cooperative Enactus project at the Enactus South Africa National Competition...

10 hours ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Here's how to navigate the complexity of philanthropy

An increasing number of South Africans are getting involved in giving, making regular donations to different non-profits...

11 hours ago

FINANCE

Strong China-SA ties opens up FDI, economic growth and job creation

Investment is a core facilitator of economic growth. From the developed to the developing world, increases in investments have immediate knock-on effects for GDP growth and socio-economic development...

By Lyndsay van der Berg 1 day ago

RETAIL

5 expectations of the African millennial consumer

As the largest consumer group in the world today, it is impossible to ignore the impact millennials have had - and will continue to have for decades to come as they settle into their prime spending years...

1 day ago

ENERGY & MINING

Cryptocurrency to power solar projects

With more than one-billion people still living without electricity, which severely inhibits economic development and basic human rights including health, education, safety and security...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Mandela Day celebrations at the UN in Kenya

Brand South Africa partners with the South African High Commission in Kenya to Commemorate International Nelson Mandela Day...

1 day ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

#Mandela100: Africa needs leaders who live and exude integrity

Africa's new generation of leaders could learn a thing or two about how to become great, but it takes much more to become an extraordinary leader like Nelson Mandela...

By Rudo Kwaramba-Kayombo 1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

Expect Western Cape drought to knock farm exports

With agriculture having its fair share of challenges, Wandile Sihlobo continues the discussion surrounding both domestic and regional developments with a closer look at agricultural trade performance...

By Wandile Sihlobo 1 day ago

TOURISM

The impact of technology and OTAs on the hospitality industry

"As industry players become more tech savvy, there needs to be a balance between technology and human interaction. It is necessary to keep up with competition and global trends which are stirring creativity and innovativeness."

By Josephine Wawira 1 day ago

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

And the World's Best Airlines of 2018 are...

Singapore Airlines has been named 2018's World's Best Airline in Skytrax's World Airline Awards. Not only that, but it also snatched the top spot as the World's Best First Class, Best Airline in Asia, and Best First Class Airline Seat...

1 day ago

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

First daily Fastjet flights between Harare and Bulawayo

Friday, 20 July 2018 will see Fastjet commence daily flights between Harare and Bulawayo...

2 days ago

TOURISM

#Mandela100: SAA shows its support for Mandela Centenary celebrations

South Africa Airways (SAA) has introduced special initiatives to honour Madiba by branding three aircraft within its fleet - an Airbus A320-200, A330-300, and an A340-600...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The recipe for long-term growth in Africa

Improved infrastructure is a prerequisite for long-term sustainable growth and development in Africa...

By Alain Ebobissé 2 days ago

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