Botswana beckons - In Review: Ker & Downey Botswana and Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge
Botswana beckons - In Review: Ker & Downey Botswana and Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge

Debbie Hathway reviews a stay at Dinaka and Okuti at Ker & Downey Botswana and Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge in Botswana.

By Debbie Hathway 6 hours ago

Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by court
Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by court

Is it fair to dismiss an employee who came to work, knowing that he was exposed to Covid-19? Absolutely, said the Labour Court in a recent judgment (Eskort Limited v Stuurman Mogotsi and others). The court was not only critical of employees who act with scant regard for the health and safety of their colleagues and customers, but also cautioned employers to act more decisively in ensuring the health and safety of their staff.

By Johan Botes 1 day ago

A sticky situation: Part 3: Automation, Covid-19 and the Utopia of unemployment
A sticky situation: Part 3: Automation, Covid-19 and the Utopia of unemployment

Edward Herridge gives us a glimpse into the atavistic fear of technology and how our brains will mean that we simply would not be able to think fast enough...

By Edward Herridge 1 day ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Sandra Fraga, chief sales and marketing officer at Syspro
#BehindtheBrandManager: Sandra Fraga, chief sales and marketing officer at Syspro

Sandra Fraga, chief sales and marketing officer at Syspro, unpacks the journey behind the software development company's rebrand...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa
#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa

Allen Taylor, part of the global leadership team at Endeavor, shares insight into the global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

Driven: The new Peugeot 2008 - impressive French flair
Driven: The new Peugeot 2008 - impressive French flair

The 2008 has come a long way with many, many improvements in ride, safety and comfort...

By Naresh Maharaj 2 days ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Leza Wells, chief product actuary; acting chief of marketing at FMI
#BehindtheBrandManager: Leza Wells, chief product actuary; acting chief of marketing at FMI

Leza Wells, chief product actuary and acting chief of marketing, at life insurer FMI (a Division of Bidvest Life Ltd) fills us in on her role...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 17: Our journey towards becoming unimportant
#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 17: Our journey towards becoming unimportant

I used to have someone at Raizcorp who was really good at his job; let's call him Tshepo (not his real name). Tshepo was not only really good at his job, he was also incredibly loyal and willing to step in to help wherever help was needed...

By Allon Raiz 2 days ago

Doing good is good for business: How brand purpose can steer your sustainability journey in Africa
Doing good is good for business: How brand purpose can steer your sustainability journey in Africa

Here's how Kantar will help you authentically solve the value-action gap and guide you along your brand's sustainable transformation journey...

By Adeola Tejumola, Issued by Kantar 2 days ago

How manufacturers can unleash their digital marketplace superpower
How manufacturers can unleash their digital marketplace superpower

Digital marketplaces such as Amazon, Alibaba, click and collect models, and food delivery ecosystems have rapidly changed consumer behaviour, and increased the demand for convenience...

By Haydn Townsend 3 days ago

Understanding traditional and digital marketing
Understanding traditional and digital marketing

First and foremost, you have to understand what is marketing as it has been known over the years. The first step to understand marketing is by breaking down the 4Ps; Product, Place, Price, and Promotion...

By Rirhandzu Shingwenyana 3 days ago

#OnTheBigScreen: The Courier and Wrath of Man
#OnTheBigScreen: The Courier and Wrath of Man

Two films enter the South African box office, this weekend: The Courier and Wrath of Man.

By Daniel Dercksen 30 Apr 2021

Optimising customer experience: it all starts with the data
Optimising customer experience: it all starts with the data

Optimising customer experience by leveraging emerging and new technology results in a host of positive spin-offs for businesses but it must be approached in a methodical and strategic manner...

By Wynand Smit 29 Apr 2021

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Agency Scope Insights: How client-agency relationships in Brazil and China compare

Brazil and China show some similarities and huge differences when analysing marketers' investment in communications and clients' relationships with agencies and other partners...

By Johanna McDowell 29 Apr 2021

Residential property remains a sound option for investment
Residential property remains a sound option for investment

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has prompted many people to reassess their priorities and make changes and life choices that reflect a more balanced and...

By Dr Andrew Golding 28 Apr 2021

What analysing 10 billion emails shows business leaders
What analysing 10 billion emails shows business leaders

According to the Everlytic 2020 Email Marketing Benchmarks report, email subscribers who have been opening their messages have been more engaged with the content than ever...

By JD Engelbrecht, Issued by Everlytic 28 Apr 2021

Q&A with SA director Michael Matthews on Oscar-nominated film Love and Monsters
Q&A with SA director Michael Matthews on Oscar-nominated film Love and Monsters

South African film director Michael Matthews has garnered an Oscar nomination for the Hollywood film Love and Monsters, a mind-blowing apocalyptic adventure that has been described as 'one of the best surprises of 2020'. The film was nominated for Best Visual Effects at the 93rd Academy Awards, which was held in Los Angeles on 25 April 2021.

By Daniel Dercksen 28 Apr 2021

#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 16: Lack of rhythmic, well-designed meetings
#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 16: Lack of rhythmic, well-designed meetings

So many small businesses neglect the power of rhythmic meetings. Here's why they are so important...

By Allon Raiz 28 Apr 2021

#BehindtheMask: Azania Mosaka celebrates 20 years in broadcasting
#BehindtheMask: Azania Mosaka celebrates 20 years in broadcasting

Azania Mosaka started her radio career when she joined Metro FM as a producer for Glen Lewis' show The Ride. She then moved to 702 from Power FM where she hosted Power Lunch...

By Evan-Lee Courie 28 Apr 2021

#StartupFunding101: Raising capital to grow in the African payment space
#StartupFunding101: Raising capital to grow in the African payment space

Dare Okoudjou, CEO and founder of MFS Africa and Endeavor Entrepreneur, unpacks the payment space in Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 28 Apr 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Rescue dogs in fashion
#OrchidsandOnions: Rescue dogs in fashion

Two Orchids: Claw photo shoot captures beauty and yearning; PR agency SWM gets Onion for poor copy...

By Brendan Seery 27 Apr 2021

A sticky situation: Part 2: Post humans, frogs and AGI
A sticky situation: Part 2: Post humans, frogs and AGI

In Part 1, Edward Herridge took a look at the genre of apocalyptic entertainment being popular because it accesses an atavistic fear of technology that mushroomed into the human subconscious...

By Edward Herridge 27 Apr 2021

Welcome to extended reality or XR
Welcome to extended reality or XR

Just as brands are coming to terms with the various realities that is AR , VR and MR, extended reality or XR has joined the mix to keep us on our toes by ensuring brand offerings are optimised even further...

By Shaune Jordaan 26 Apr 2021

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