Despite great efforts from government and NGOs, South Africa still faces a number of societal and environmental challenges...
Michael Baretta 7 Jan 2019
Until now, African scientists working on genomics haven't had access to a local storage platform for the immense amount of data their research generates...
Nicci Botha 31 Oct 2018
Egyptian startup ElBalto has launched a mobile application that provides users with easy, reliable, timely and affordable online video consultations via a network of customer-rated and licensed doctors...
Tom Jackson 27 Jun 2018
Did you know that South Africa has some of the worst road-safety statistics in the world?[i] Accidents hit the economy hard when vehicles have to be repaired or replaced and often goods in transit are destroyed or delayed...
Morné Stoltz 16 May 2018
Kenyan incubator iHub will hold the Health Meets Tech Application Challenge in June, aimed at creating a platform for health workers to interact with developers from the tech ecosystem to develop innovative e-health solutions...
Tom Jackson 15 May 2018
People across Africa face considerable challenges - many of them existential. But, without the right devices, connectivity, and skills, those who badly need their problems solved often can't access available solutions...
Greg Morris 8 May 2018
The source of the world's largest Listeriosis outbreak has been traced to an Enterprise Foods facility in Polokwane, Limpopo...
Lauren Hartzenberg 5 Mar 2018
Dr William Mapham, an ophthalmologist hailing from the Eastern Cape, who conceived the Vula app, whilst working at the Vula Emehlo Eye Clinic in rural Swaziland and experiencing first-hand the difficulties faced by rural health workers in need of specialist advice, spoke on Day 2 of Design Indaba and received a standing ovation...
Sue Disler 22 Feb 2018
Here's an interesting factoid for you - 10:23 is the saturation point at which the original substance is so diluted that can no longer be detected in a solution....
Nicci Botha 30 Nov 2017
Leaders in the healthcare sector will meet at the seventh annual Africa Health Exhibition & Congress, 7-9 June 2017, at the Gallagher Convention Centre...
Sindy Peters 12 May 2017
A new generation of celebrities are teaching brands a great deal about how to generate content consumers engage with.
Annabel Porter 21 Apr 2017
'Uber for ambulances' app, Flare, launches in Kenya to address healthcare issues...
Tom Jackson 26 Aug 2016
That great disruptor, technology, its impact on healthcare and how it drives down costs in the process...
Nicci Botha 1 Jul 2016
Last week saw the convergence of leaders in various industries at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town for the Growth, Innovation and Leadership Conference hosted by Frost & Sullivan.
Cari Coetzee 21 Aug 2014
Young South Africa is savvier than ever before. If you are looking for a smart and discerning prosumer, this group of kids, teens and young adults will give you more kicks than you've ever bargained for. They know just what they are looking for from any brand, and this makes them that much more satisfying to please. Here are a few trends to look out for in 2013.
HDI Youth Marketeers Team 31 Jan 2013
The world is more interdependent and interconnected than ever before. Technology is ensuring the free flow of ideas, information and energy; creative co-operation and influence; and is bringing change across the globe that is happening at an unprecedented and accelerated rate.
Gisèle Wertheim Aymés 25 Jan 2013
South Africa is a complicated place - each year outdoes the last in the 'magnitude of change' stakes. And we just know this year will deliver even more surprises. Nonetheless, important trends appeared across the brandscape during 2012. Here I explore the key brand moments of the year just passed, and take a peek at what might be ahead.
Janice Spark 25 Jan 2013
So here we are in 2013 - the Mayan trend predictions for 2012 having spectacularly failed to materialise, leaving some of us with hangovers and debt that we had secretly hoped would be wiped clean in a Mayan-flavoured apocalypse. Now is the time for us to look into our crystal balls, and see if we can get our predictions for media and advertising regulation a bit more spot-on than the poor Mayans did.
Gail Schimmel 24 Jan 2013
As we gaily simulate horse-riding while singing in Korean, the eyes of judgment fall upon us for clinging to the relics of yesteryear. Don't allow yourself to get caught doing last years' exercises or wearing scrubs that are "Soooo 2012", oh my readers. This year, you're going to be ahead of the curve and I'm going to help you do just that. Presenting the health trends of 2013...
Chamendran Naidoo 23 Jan 2013
US based Population Reference Bureau (PRB) continues to engage the Malawi media in a project called Informing Decision makers to Act (IDEA), in an attempt to help journalists take part through media activities to help change Malawi's population projections which is set to hit 60 million people by 2050, if the current trend continues unabated.
Gregory Gondwe 8 Jun 2012
Media practitioners in Malawi underwent a science and health reporting workshop in Blantyre over the weekend, as part of an initiative by Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust (MLW), to equip journalists to establish health as a regular journalism beat.
Gregory Gondwe 23 May 2012
Activity on Bizcommunity.com has soared on the back of last week's redesign and with the range of features, including self-promotional tools, now available to you, our readers. The revamp was announced directly to our +145 000-strong combined subscriber base and then more publicly via our various newsletters and portals (there's more than just Marketing & Media | South Africa, you know).
Simone Puterman 31 May 2011
Malawi's Journalists Association Against AIDS (JournAIDS) with support from Population Action International (PAI) is implementing a climate change advocacy project in Malawi with an aim of integrating gender and population into climate issues in the country.
Gregory Gondwe 22 Mar 2011