TOURISM

National minimum wage to hit the tourism and hospitality industry hard

Despite an industry sectoral determination, the hospitality and broader tourism sector are known to pay low wages and in some cases actually below minimum wage or just on the minimum wage. This means that the new National Minimum Wage will impact the majority of tourism businesses...

By Lee-Anne Bac 1 hour ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

StarTimes ON app now accessible in Kenya

StarTimes has officially launched its on demand mobile video streaming service in Kenya...

4 hours ago

ICT

4 Strategies to get your website security ready

Is it too obvious to say that website security is vitally important to small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)?

By Gary Stevens 4 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Expanding knowledge on Africa through the Wikimedia movement

Wikimedia has pledged to close the gap in African content as part of their global movement strategy towards a more racially, culturally and geographically inclusive Wikipedia...

6 hours ago

HEALTHCARE

To achieve universal healthcare, Kenya must invest more in its nurses

Nurses in Kenya are threatening to strike, protesting that the government had failed to increase their salaries in spite of an agreement which ended a five-month strike last year...

By Sharon Brownie 6 hours ago

TOURISM

Cape Town, Western Cape secures over R1bn in business events

Meetings secured are expected to attract 32,080 delegates between May and September...

6 hours ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Southern African nations need to up their groundwater management game

When you think of a country's water resources, you may not realise that there are many kinds. Some is surface water, such as dams and rivers. There's also groundwater...

By Gaathier Mahed 8 hours ago

RETAIL

Shoprite Group honours its top suppliers

The Shoprite Group's annual Supplier of the Year Awards recognises the company's top suppliers and the valuable contribution they make to the success of the Shoprite Group...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

GE Nigeria launches e-learning portal

GE launched an e-learning portal for its Lagos Garage advanced manufacturing training program, to reach to thousands of Nigerians across the country...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Agency Scope UK 2018/2019: Early insights, possible trends

Johanna McDowell, Scopen Partner and Director for UK and South Africa gives a few early insights and trends derived from interviews that are currently being conducted with CMOs of leading brands in the UK by Agency Scope...

1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

WorldFish, COMESA facility in Zambia to help boost fish trade in Africa

WorldFish and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa have created the COMESA Fish Inspection and Certification Facility on the Zambia-Zimbabwe-Mozambique border...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Africa2018: Africa is the future of the world economy

African youth are the future of the world economy and entrepreneurship, the Africa 2018 forum in Egypt hears...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Customer experience: The marriage of marketing and technology

Paula Sartini, founder and CEO of BrandQuantum, delves into the new role of marketing and IT in the era of Customer Experience...

By Paula Sartini 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Kwesé to offer gadgets for internet TV connection clients

Pay TV provider Kwesé has delivered converter boxes that offer customers with traditional television sets a connection to the internet...

1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

Boosting R&D capacity for sustainable agriculture

Africa's over-reliance on external institutions is undermining the continent's capacity to strengthen agricultural research and development for improving the livelihoods of millions of people...

By Nteranya Sanginga 1 day ago

TOURISM

Meeting the expectations of digital travellers this summer

Kate Mollett, regional manager for South Africa at Veeam takes a look at the expectations of digital travellers this summer and how businesses in the tourism and travel industry can meet their demands...

By Kate Mollett 1 day ago

HR & RECRUITMENT

#RecruitmentFocus: Noella Coursaris Musunka on the power of mentorship in Africa

International model, philanthropist and advocate for women and children empowerment Noella Coursaris Musunka was recently in SA to accept an award in recognition of her humanitarian work in Africa...

By Sindy Peters 1 day ago

RETAIL

Mastercard, Next Retail Concepts present an immersive way to shop online

A new e-commerce experience from Mastercard and Next Retail Concepts lets shoppers browse and buy just like they are in a physical store - across any browser...

7 Dec 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Enabling youth entrepreneurship in Africa

Although the continent's "rising narrative" began to dim with effect from 2015, when economic growth rates started declining dramatically, the "Afro-optimism" is gradually returning...

By Lamin M. Manneh 7 Dec 2018

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