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#BehindTheMask: Zanele Potelwa, presenter on 5FM and SABC 1's Selimathunzi
#BehindTheMask: Zanele Potelwa, presenter on 5FM and SABC 1's Selimathunzi

This week I go behind the mask with Zanele Potelwa, traffic presenter on 5FM's 'The Roger Goode Show' and presenter on SABC 1's Selimathunzi...

By Evan-Lee Courie 53 minutes ago

Taxpayers retain the right to privacy - ConCourt
Taxpayers retain the right to privacy - ConCourt

The Tax Administration Act requires Sars officials to preserve the secrecy of taxpayer information. In the Public Protector v CSARS, the Constitutional Court had to decide whether the Public Protector's subpoena powers trumped those of Sars obligations to keep taxpayers' information secret...

By Graeme Palmer 1 hour ago

Virtual reality and tourism in 2021
Virtual reality and tourism in 2021

"Virtual reality, or VR, is something that we have heard a lot about over the last few months - especially in response to Covid-19. It is becoming a big part of travel and tourism with many questions cropping up on what it looks like, how it works and, most importantly, how we can leverage it."

By Chelsey Hale 3 hours ago

#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 8: Lack of financial discipline
#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 8: Lack of financial discipline

One of the most commonly requested documents throughout your entrepreneurial journey will no doubt be your financials. Whether you're applying for a loan, submitting a large tender, purchasing a new building, moving banks or in any number of other circumstances, you will be asked to produce your financial statements.

By Allon Raiz 4 hours ago

Why your mobile strategy should be top of mind
Why your mobile strategy should be top of mind

Technology offers a range of opportunities to help businesses minimise disruptions and, ultimately, thrive. Here are a few technologies that are set to make an impact in 2021...

By Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 2 days ago

#OnTheBigScreen: The Marksman and Met Opera streamings
#OnTheBigScreen: The Marksman and Met Opera streamings

One film enters the South African box office, this week: Liam Neeson plays a former marine who tries to protect a boy on the run from members of a vicious cartel in The Marksman...

By Daniel Dercksen 2 days ago

Staycation in Stellenbosch with Adventure Shop cycle tours and at the historical Eendracht Hotel
Staycation in Stellenbosch with Adventure Shop cycle tours and at the historical Eendracht Hotel

One trend that was on the rise pre-Covid and is now more popular than ever due to obvious reasons, such as travel restrictions, safety and budget, is the idea of the staycation. One such destination perfect for a quick escape in the Western Cape is the small student town of Stellenbosch just an hour or so out of Cape Town...

By Ruth Cooper 2 days ago

"To close, or not to close?" the question that plagues restaurant owners
"To close, or not to close?" the question that plagues restaurant owners

With the curfew still in place and increasing fear around the new strain and second wave of Covid-19 infections, many restaurants are struggling to operate at a profit...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

Interest rate disappoints as second wave could eat into property and economic gains
Interest rate disappoints as second wave could eat into property and economic gains

The decision by the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) to retain the repo rate at 3.5% (home loan base rate at 7%) is disappointing for the economy and property market...

By Samuel Seeff 3 days ago

Repo rate remains unchanged, still room for a further cut
Repo rate remains unchanged, still room for a further cut

While a further reduction to the interest rate would have been a bonus for aspirant first-time home buyers and existing homeowners...

By Dr Andrew Golding 3 days ago

Driven: The all-new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Exceed 4x4
Driven: The all-new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Exceed 4x4

If you are a person that prefers their vehicles bigger than normal, then the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport will be right up your alley. It's just difficult not to notice it's 'largeness' and you know almost immediately that the ride is going to be a smooth one...

By Naresh Maharaj 21 Jan 2021

SMEs can use Covid-19 lessons to get back on track
SMEs can use Covid-19 lessons to get back on track

The past year has taught business owners and small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMEs) some significant lessons in agility and resilience, making them better equipped for what they might face in 2021...

By Jeremy Lang 21 Jan 2021

Pros and cons of cross-platform app development
Pros and cons of cross-platform app development

Businesses across the globe are investing heavily in mobile apps to easily drive traffic to their websites. However, it remains a challenge for business owners to choose between developing a native app or a cross-platform app...

By Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 21 Jan 2021

What to expect in the event industry in 2021
What to expect in the event industry in 2021

What a challenging year it has been: a year full of forced changes, uncertainties, and unexpected plot twists. However, 2020 has shown how flexible, agile and indestructible event managers are...

By Zoe van der Vyver 21 Jan 2021

Navigating the digital sea of change: 3 tips to help your business swim not sink
Navigating the digital sea of change: 3 tips to help your business swim not sink

How ready is your business for digital transformation? If your answer is 'not very', the data shows that you're not alone...

By Anice Hassim, Issued by Fabrik 21 Jan 2021

Introducing a better staffing model for the future
Introducing a better staffing model for the future

When embarking on a new web development project, businesses need to find the most cost-effective model that will deliver the best results for capacity planning as well as project management planning...

By Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 20 Jan 2021

Choosing between agile and waterfall
Choosing between agile and waterfall

The traditional waterfall software development methodology is fast losing its popularity as more companies adopting the agile model. Each model offers a different way to deliver a project, but deciding which is best suited depends on the scope of the project...

By Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 20 Jan 2021

Top IT security threats in 2021
Top IT security threats in 2021

Looking to the year ahead, we expect the most common form of attack - phishing emails - to increase in both volume and sophistication...

By Anna Collard 20 Jan 2021

Public relations disruption post Covid-19
Public relations disruption post Covid-19

To understand the public relations' ambiguous reputation, looking at its origins focuses on the industry's roots in the media industry...

By Sasha Kupritz 20 Jan 2021

James Kinney sheds some light on joining Ogilvy North America
James Kinney sheds some light on joining Ogilvy North America

Ogilvy recently announced that James Nicholas Kinney has been appointed global chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer and chief people officer for North America...

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 Jan 2021

Support local and explore responsibly: Why neighbourhood travel is on the rise
Support local and explore responsibly: Why neighbourhood travel is on the rise

While travel has its restrictions this year, it's still essential. It keeps us grounded, refreshes the soul and feeds the natural curiosity ingrained in our collective DNA...

By Chelsey Hale 20 Jan 2021

#BehindTheMask: Kriya Gangiah, television presenter, radio host and businesswoman
#BehindTheMask: Kriya Gangiah, television presenter, radio host and businesswoman

This week I go behind the mask with Kriya Gangiah, radio host, presenter on SABC 3's Mela and SuperSport and owner of Kri8tive Media...

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 Jan 2021

Did Black Friday 2020 give us a glimpse into the future of retail?
Did Black Friday 2020 give us a glimpse into the future of retail?

Traditionally, scenes from global Black Friday sales depict packed stores and long lines of shoppers fighting to secure the best deals. But in 2020, the annual shopping holiday looked a little different...

By Nick Durrant, Issued by Bluegrass Digital 20 Jan 2021

Zuri Health launched to help provide affordable, accessible healthcare solutions
Zuri Health launched to help provide affordable, accessible healthcare solutions

Launched in February 2020, Play Zuri Health Limited is a mobile health service that delivers first level medical services to its users through their mobile devices via apps, WAP, and SMS...

By Papama Nyati 19 Jan 2021

Let's not abandon the fundamentals of traditional marketing
Let's not abandon the fundamentals of traditional marketing

I am sure that many of you are exhausted of hearing about 2020 and moving forward, but we cannot move forward without looking back...

By Percy Shangase 19 Jan 2021

Where is the housing market headed in 2021?
Where is the housing market headed in 2021?

After the worst economic downturn in decades, economic growth is still widely expected to show some positive growth of around 3% this year...

By Dr Andrew Golding 19 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Gaining a fullmetal heart
#BizTrends2021: Gaining a fullmetal heart

It's strange to write about advertising trends for 2021 when we've just emerged from a year of chaos. But chaos is perhaps, the only thing we can choose to come to terms with...

By Suhana Gordhan 19 Jan 2021

Which will cost more - research or no research?
Which will cost more - research or no research?

With an increased range of disciplines for marketers to take into account, knowing which research firms have the experience you need is vital for getting it right the first time...

By Johanna McDowell 19 Jan 2021

Meet Monika Iuel, the new chief marketing officer at Wesgro
Meet Monika Iuel, the new chief marketing officer at Wesgro

Monika Iuel has been appointed as the new chief marketing officer at Wesgro, the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape...

By Evan-Lee Courie 19 Jan 2021

The balance between customer privacy and intimacy
The balance between customer privacy and intimacy

Whilst the role of the marketing department appears to have evolved significantly over the past few years, fundamentally it is still about building relationships...

By Paula Sartini 18 Jan 2021

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