HEALTHCARE

Zambezi Valley may soon be too hot for tsetse flies
Zambezi Valley may soon be too hot for tsetse flies

A new study, based on 27 years of data from Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe, suggests that temperature increases over the last three decades have already caused major declines in local populations of tsetse flies...

By Wiida Fourie-Basson 5 Nov 2018

TOURISM

WowZulu to boost community-based tourism
WowZulu to boost community-based tourism

Community-based tourism has received a massive boost with the recent launch of WowZulu, an initiative that seeks to create inclusive tourist destinations that serve as a best-case South African model for the sector...

5 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Econet Media embraces its digital future
Econet Media embraces its digital future

Kwesé TV, a subsidiary of Econet Media, will focus on three core services; Kwesé Free Sports, Kwesé iflix and Kwesé Play, as part of its business strategy towards a digital future...

5 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

New PAMRO president appointed
New PAMRO president appointed

Sifiso Falala takes the reins as new Pan African All Media Research Organisation president...

5 Nov 2018

ICT

Cisco prepares SMMEs for digital economy
Cisco prepares SMMEs for digital economy

Cisco South Africa announced the launch of a R10m incubation hub to help develop SMMEs in the digital age...

5 Nov 2018

ICT

Datacentrix talks digital adoption in agriculture
Datacentrix talks digital adoption in agriculture

Datacentrix recently focused on the topic of digital adoption within the local agriculture sector, at its second annual Agri Indaba...

5 Nov 2018

LIFESTYLE

Writer-director Jerome Pikwane on the films that shaped The Tokoloshe
Writer-director Jerome Pikwane on the films that shaped The Tokoloshe

Daniel Dercksen chats to writer-director Jerome Pikwane, a self-confessed cinephile who studied directing at the New York Film Academy about his supernatural thriller The Tokoloshe...

By Daniel Dercksen 5 Nov 2018

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Why Book Dash produces beautiful, proudly African storybooks
Why Book Dash produces beautiful, proudly African storybooks

Book Dash is a non-profit organisation on a mission to make sure every child in South Africa owns 100 books by the age of five...

By Eugene Yiga 5 Nov 2018

ICT

Parallel Wireless to provide 4G LTE in Ghana
Parallel Wireless to provide 4G LTE in Ghana

Parallel Wireless has announced a partnership with the Telesol 4G brand, a LTE network in Ghana...

5 Nov 2018

FINANCE

Guy Fletcher
X,Y or Z: Each generation has its own investment habits

Whether its X, Y or Z, each generation exhibits different idiosyncracies, even when it comes to their finances...

5 Nov 2018

PROPERTY

Land reform an economic necessity, says Ramaphosa
Land reform an economic necessity, says Ramaphosa

Land reform is not only about correcting a grave historical injustice, it is an absolute economic necessity, says President Cyril Ramaphosa...

5 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Team VML South Africa, presenting at the Red & Yellow School's #DigitalAgencyShowcase. Image via VML SA .
#FairnessFirst: Meet the future of advertising

The session by VML was my favourite of the first-ever Digital Agency Showcase, because not only was the panel the most representative of the day, but agency leader Jared Cinman also led the way in letting the 'future of the industry' talk for itself...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

2018 LIA Awards: South Africa wins 16 statues!
2018 LIA Awards: South Africa wins 16 statues!

Ogilvy South Africa was named Regional Network of the Year for the Middle East & Africa and Ogilvy Cape Town was named Regional Agency of the Year for the Middle East & Africa at the 2018 LIA Awards...

5 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Championing PR measurement in Nigeria
Championing PR measurement in Nigeria

P+ Measurement Services host AMEC Measurement Month in Nigeria this time round...

2 Nov 2018

RETAIL

What Nestlé's attempt to trademark the shape of a KitKat teaches us about design
What Nestlé's attempt to trademark the shape of a KitKat teaches us about design

For many people there is something irresistible about chocolate. But in the hungry rush to make it part of our bodies there is a missed opportunity to meditate on different gestural experiences...

By Tom Lee and Stefan Lie 2 Nov 2018

FINANCE

Bitcoin has evolved from a currency to a commodity
Bitcoin has evolved from a currency to a commodity

When the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto came up with cryptocurrency 10 years ago, he envisaged a global digital monetary system free from regulatory constraints....

2 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

How to build a successful business in Africa
How to build a successful business in Africa

A new book, 'How we made it in Africa', tells the stories of 25 entrepreneurs who've built thriving businesses on the African continent....

2 Nov 2018

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

SANParks buys Foxbat light aircraft to combat rhino poaching in KNP
SANParks buys Foxbat light aircraft to combat rhino poaching in KNP

A whopping R2,940,000 was raised over the past year for the MyPlanet Rhino Fund thanks to 34,000 supporters...

2 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Jason Harrison of M&C Saatchi Abel presenting at the Red & Yellow School's #DigitalAgencyShowcase. Image via Mike Abel .
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: Finding your toothpick and top hat in a world of sameness

M&C Saatchi Abel was one of the IAB Bookmark Awards' top six-ranked digital agencies presenting at the Digital Agency Showcase at Red & Yellow School. Founding partner Jason Harrison explained why Miley Cyrus is more influential than Stephen Hawking...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

2019 D&AD Awards open for entries
2019 D&AD Awards open for entries

The 2019 D&AD Awards are now open for entry, with eleven categories reimagined to highlight the best of the modern creative industries...

2 Nov 2018

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Airbus launches its second edition of #Africa4Future
Airbus launches its second edition of #Africa4Future

Airbus is set to foster new aerospace business models with African startups, with the launch of the second edition of #Africa4Future...

2 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Mauritius Union Group rebranded as MUA.
HKLM rebrands Mauritius Union Group

HKLM has completed a strategic rebrand for the Mauritius Union Group, which expanded across various African markets...

2 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Marco Prestini from Italy is one of the Young Guns 16. © .
Young Guns 16 winners announced

YG16 awards ceremony honours 30 winners originally from 12 countries as top creatives age 30 and under...

2 Nov 2018

AGRICULTURE

Investing in agricultural sector, key to curb poverty
Investing in agricultural sector, key to curb poverty

Agriculture, forestry and fisheries minister Senzeni Zokwana says investing in the agricultural sectors is fundamental to eradicating poverty, hunger and malnutrition...

2 Nov 2018

TOURISM

Why conservation success stories in Tanzania need a closer look
Why conservation success stories in Tanzania need a closer look

By several accounts, 2018 has been a great year for community-based conservation in Tanzania...

By Jevgeniy Bluwstein, Jens Friis Lund & Peadar Breho 2 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

iflix brings 13 new channels to MENA
iflix brings 13 new channels to MENA

Subscription VOD service iflix has extended its linear TV channel offering by bringing its total to 50, with the intention of reaching 80 by the end of 2018...

2 Nov 2018

ICT

5 things Absa learnt when adopting the .africa domain
5 things Absa learnt when adopting the .africa domain

On 11 July 2018, Absa Group became one of the first large corporates to embrace the .africa domain...

2 Nov 2018

LIFESTYLE

Comic-Con Africa to return in spring 2019
Comic-Con Africa to return in spring 2019

The second instalment of Comic-Con Africa will be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg from 21-24 September 2019...

1 Nov 2018

RETAIL

Pick n Pay trials recycling vending machines in V&A Waterfront
Pick n Pay trials recycling vending machines in V&A Waterfront

Pick n Pay has introduced two reverse vending machines into the vicinity of its V&A Waterfront store, into which visitors can throw their discarded waste for recycling...

1 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Next 100 African Startups initiative
Next 100 African Startups initiative

Nigeria's Publiseer selected to be part of the Next 100 African Startups initiative in Egypt...

1 Nov 2018

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