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HR & MANAGEMENT

5 reasons hiring an intern can help your business
5 reasons hiring an intern can help your business

All businesses, but especially small businesses can gain significantly from hiring interns...

28 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Effective means for economic zones development in Africa
Effective means for economic zones development in Africa

The 4th Annual Meeting of the African Economic Zones, organised by the Africa Free Zones Organisation (AFZO) at the African Union Headquarter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, focused on industrialisation...

28 Nov 2019

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

3 Tips for branding your business
3 Tips for branding your business

Empower yourself as a business owner with the minimum know-how of what the current design trends are...

28 Nov 2019

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#EntrepreneurMonth: The program that prepares youth with future-fit skills
#EntrepreneurMonth: The program that prepares youth with future-fit skills

In an effort to prepare the youth for the needs of a changing global economy, Dieudonne Allo developed a program that equips learners with future-fit skills such as coding, entrepreneurship and design thinking...

By Evan-Lee Courie 28 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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First-ever Sino-African reality TV show

StarTimes and Beijing Municipal sealed deal for joint local content production

28 Nov 2019

EDUCATION

UJ's new research and innovation chairs to tackle 4IR
UJ's new research and innovation chairs to tackle 4IR

Two researchers from the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment and the College of Business and Economics at the University of Johannesburg have been awarded Research and Innovation Chairs in their respective fields by the Education, Training and Development and Practices SETA...

28 Nov 2019

RETAIL

Strategies to unlock retail growth in 2020
Strategies to unlock retail growth in 2020

To keep up with the lightning-fast pace of change in global retail, most of which is technology-driven, SA's retail decision-makers have to embrace a new mindset that is less risk-averse...

By Gareth Hawkey 28 Nov 2019

AUTOMOTIVE

Are we ready for self-driving vehicles?
Are we ready for self-driving vehicles?

Don't expect to see self-driving vehicles on the roads anytime soon, especially not in the developing world...

28 Nov 2019

RETAIL

Blockchain, driven by IoT, can save food industry $31bn by 2024
Blockchain, driven by IoT, can save food industry $31bn by 2024

According to a new study by Juniper Research, blockchain will enable $31 billion in food fraud savings globally by 2024 by immutably tracking food across the supply chain...

28 Nov 2019

AGRICULTURE

Traditional healthy diets fundamental to sustainable development
Traditional healthy diets fundamental to sustainable development

The Government of Italy, with support from the FAO, recently held an event highlighting Mediterranean and other traditional healthy diets as fundamental to...

28 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

IPFA winners, New York.
International Press Freedom Awards announced

CPJ gala recognises courageous journalists from developing democracies, celebrates press freedom...

27 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Africa should focus on industrialisation. Free trade will follow

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development argues that the phase of transition to the free trade area alone could boost intra-African trade by 33% and increase manufacturing in Africa...

By Michael E Odijie 27 Nov 2019

EDUCATION

Breaking ground on new school in Senegal
Breaking ground on new school in Senegal

GE Steam Power, alongside its longstanding nonprofit organisation, buildOn, announced the groundbreaking of a new school in Kaolack, Senegal. This marks the fourth of five schools to be built in Nepal and Senegal, bringing the total to 47 schools worldwide...

27 Nov 2019

RETAIL

E-commerce in Africa
E-commerce in Africa

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are known as major e-commerce jackpots for brands, advertisers and consumers across the globe...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 27 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Arewa24 launches new streaming service in Nigeria

Arewa24, the northern Nigerian language channel, is launching Arewa24On Demand, a new global subscription video-on-demand and OTT streaming service...

27 Nov 2019

LEGAL

Unpacking the Competition Commission's Grocery Retail Market Inquiry report
Unpacking the Competition Commission's Grocery Retail Market Inquiry report

On Monday, 25 November 2019, the Competition Commission published the final report in relation to its Grocery Retail Market Inquiry. The inquiry sought to elucidate features of the grocery retail market that have resulted in reduced competition...

By Angelo Tzarevski, Ryan McKerrow and Kirsty Gibson 27 Nov 2019

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

8 Steps to setting personal goals for 2020
8 Steps to setting personal goals for 2020

Have you thought about where you will be or what you would likely be doing in five years time?

By Jane Njoku 27 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Measurement Month: How are your communication efforts measuring up?
Measurement Month: How are your communication efforts measuring up?

It is so important that the whole business sings from the same reputation hymn sheet to build a strong and positive reputation. Here are 14 compelling reasons why reputation research matters...

By Regine le Roux 27 Nov 2019

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Tech startups to battle for R5m seed funding
Tech startups to battle for R5m seed funding

Five Social Tech Startup finalists: Foonda, Jonga, iSpani, SkillShift and BallTalent, will be pitching for their share of R5 million at the Social Tech Startup Challenge Pitch Event...

27 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Americo Campos Silva, global head of integrated brand, Shell. Image source: Warc Media Awards.
Effective Channel Integration shortlist announced for Warc Media Awards 2019

Warc has today released the Effective Channel Integration shortlist for the Warc Media Awards 2019...

27 Nov 2019

RETAIL

Call for SA's major supermarkets to drop exclusive leases with malls
Call for SA's major supermarkets to drop exclusive leases with malls

The Competition Commission has found that there's no compelling justification for major supermarkets to have exclusive lease agreements with shopping malls...

27 Nov 2019

ENERGY & MINING

AfDB loans $400m for Mozambique LNG project
AfDB loans $400m for Mozambique LNG project

The African Development Bank Group has approved a long-term senior loan of $400m for an integrated liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, including a liquification facility in Mozambique...

27 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa's first shorts come to life
Africa's first shorts come to life

The first collaboration between an international content creator, a local animation studio and creators from across Africa has seen three uniquely African stories being brought to life in the form of three-minute shorts...

By Danette Breitenbach 27 Nov 2019

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Shipping industry's environmental impact set to improve
Shipping industry's environmental impact set to improve

New environmental guidelines from the International Maritime Organisation for global shipping traffic will take effect in January 2020, which are set to improve the industry's environmental impact...

27 Nov 2019

TOURISM

SA business travel forecast shows positive trend for 2020
SA business travel forecast shows positive trend for 2020

Predicting positive growth in 2020, analysts say there is good news for South African SMEs, whose bargaining power they see rising with the market's size and spend...

27 Nov 2019

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

#AfricaCom: Gender inequality continues to cost Africa billions of dollars each year
#AfricaCom: Gender inequality continues to cost Africa billions of dollars each year

$95bn - this is the average annual loss in Sub-Saharan Africa since 2010 due to pervasive gender inequality in the continent's economic activities...

By Sindy Peters 27 Nov 2019

EDUCATION

UCT's Executive MBA programme cracks prestigious global Top 50 ranking
UCT's Executive MBA programme cracks prestigious global Top 50 ranking

The UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) is ranked 47th in the world, and the best in Africa, for its MBA specialising in Executive Management (EMBA) according to the Financial Times (FT) EMBA Rankings for 2019...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 26 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

African Leadership Persons of the Year nominees
African Leadership Persons of the Year nominees

Adesina, Masisi, nominated for the African Leadership Persons of The Year 2019...

26 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

The Loeries 2019 Official Rankings are out!
The Loeries 2019 Official Rankings are out!

The Loeries has released its annual Official Rankings which provide a comprehensive overview of the performance across the advertising and brand communications industry throughout Africa and the Middle East based on performance at the 2019 Loerie Awards, held in Durban in August...

26 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Showmax launches a new Africa content product

Showmax launched new products for Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa...

26 Nov 2019

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