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Calling all African fashion designers: Scouting for Africa project launched
Calling all African fashion designers: Scouting for Africa project launchedArticle

Vogue Talents is supporting emerging designers along with the African Fashion Foundation by launching a new scouting project dedicated to African creatives...

1 hour ago

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Environmental considerations for self-generation regimeArticle

Besides the obviouts dialogue about legislative amendments needed for mining companies to generate their own power, there is also the question of whether the minister consulted with other relevant departments in ensuring this policy decision is given due effect...

Gillian Niven & Paula-Ann Novotny 2 hours ago

The politics behind South Africa's property clause amendment
The politics behind South Africa's property clause amendmentArticle

It is hard to comment on a draft constitutional amendment that is apparently not in its final form...

Theunis Roux 2 hours ago

SDG7 under the spotlight at Africa Energy Forum 2020
SDG7 under the spotlight at Africa Energy Forum 2020Article

The 2020 Africa Energy Forum will take place in Barcelona, Spain from 30 June to 3 July under the overarching theme of 'Investment and impact'...

4 hours ago

#EuroShop2020: Rajnikant Kedia, MD of Insta Worldwide Group
#EuroShop2020: Rajnikant Kedia, MD of Insta Worldwide GroupVideo

Scan Display chats to Rajnikant Kedia, managing director of Insta Worldwide Group, at the EuroShop 2020 trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany.

4 hours ago

From Cape Flats childhood to a well-chartered life of uplifting youth through sports
From Cape Flats childhood to a well-chartered life of uplifting youth through sportsArticle

Here's what inspired Nathaniel Japhta - who grew up in the Cape Flats - to push through and help the next generation get on the safe track to a brighter future...

Leigh Andrews, Issued by SAICA 5 hours ago

6 property development trends forecast for 2020
6 property development trends forecast for 2020Article

2020 brings a fresh wave of design concepts and investor trends to the development industry...

Jacques van Embden 5 hours ago

#EuroShop2020 Day 2: Expo Stand Trends
#EuroShop2020 Day 2: Expo Stand TrendsGallery

The Scan Display team shares a selection of expo stand trends as seen on Day 2 of the EuroShop trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany. Exhibition stand designers and builders use their own expo stands to showcase their work and experiment with the latest design trends. This makes EuroShop the perfect place to see what's new in the exhibition industry.

5 hours ago

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#OrchidsandOnions: Great ad, splendid timingArticle

SA Tourism: An antidote to all the bitterness, anger and defeatism; slack PR company sent a Happy New Year wish - on 31 January. Irritating...

Brendan Seery 6 hours ago

Buyers, tenants maintain upper hand in Kenyan property market
Buyers, tenants maintain upper hand in Kenyan property marketArticle

According to Knight Frank's Kenya Market Update for the second half of 2019, prime retail rents decreased by 4.2% to $4.6 per square foot per month in the period...

8 hours ago

MediaHeads 360 celebrates first year
MediaHeads 360 celebrates first yearArticle

MediaHeads 360 celebrates a year of activating, captivating and amplifying strategic media solutions for its clients...

Issued by MediaHeads 360 22 hours ago

Innovation is no longer a "nice" to have
Innovation is no longer a "nice" to haveArticle

The level and pace of disruption driven by technology is unprecedented...

23 hours ago

Embrace self-service to improve customer experience
Embrace self-service to improve customer experienceArticle

Irrespective of industry sector, 81% of customers want to take matters into their own hands and solve queries before reaching out to a contact centre agent...

Wynand Smit 1 day ago

Seth Shezi and Zizipho Poswa's 'Zenande' | Credit: Hayden-Phipps Sculpture
#DesignIndaba2020: Most Beautiful Object in South Africa voting opensArticle

Design Indaba is running the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa competition until 12pm on 28 February 2020 and online voting is officially open...

1 day ago

The legal importance of telematics
The legal importance of telematicsArticle

There has been much furore around the soon to be implemented Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) bill with much resistance to this implementation...

1 day ago

Reconnecting with humanity in a tech-filled world
Reconnecting with humanity in a tech-filled worldArticle

Media keeps showing us pessimistic views of the future where it becomes all too easy to buy into the idea that tech is out to rob us of our humanity...

Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

Nigeria's growing appeal as a real estate investment destination
Nigeria's growing appeal as a real estate investment destinationArticle

As South Africa's medium-term economic growth prospects become increasingly uncertain, many local and international property investors are...

Gerhard Zeelie 1 day ago

Danone reveals traceability technology for infant formula
Danone reveals traceability technology for infant formulaArticle

Danone is launching a digitally-enabled service that allows greater transparency on the farm-to-fork journey of the company's baby formula...

1 day ago

What to expect from the Baxter's Zabalaza Theatre Fest
What to expect from the Baxter's Zabalaza Theatre FestArticle

The Baxter Theatre's Zabalaza Theatre Festival will be held in Cape Town from 7 to 13 March 2020...

1 day ago

#EuroShop2020 Day 1: Lighting Trends
#EuroShop2020 Day 1: Lighting TrendsGallery

On the opening day of the 2020 edition of EuroShop (the world's largest retail trade fair) in Düsseldorf, Germany, the Scan Display team explored the lighting halls for the latest trends.

1 day ago

Momentum, NPO partners engage in dialogue to curb rising youth unemployment
Momentum, NPO partners engage in dialogue to curb rising youth unemploymentArticle

The Momentum Metropolitan Foundation (MMF) recently facilitated a council session with its not-for-profit partners to spark critical conversations...

1 day ago

#Sona20: Grinaker-LTA welcomes infrastructure initiatives
#Sona20: Grinaker-LTA welcomes infrastructure initiativesArticle

Construction group Grinaker-LTA has welcomed the announcements made during Sona 2020 relating to the various economic and social infrastructure initiatives...

1 day ago

Do's and don'ts when bidding for property on auction online
Do's and don'ts when bidding for property on auction onlineArticle

Buying and selling property via online auctions is becoming far more commonplace...

MC du Toit 1 day ago

#Sona20: 5 positives for property
#Sona20: 5 positives for propertyArticle

In the lead-up to Sona 2020, property experts were united in their hopes for the president's address...

Tony Clarke 1 day ago

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3 days ago

Is the dress green or red? Planet-friendly couture won't be for everyone but it can lead the way
Is the dress green or red? Planet-friendly couture won't be for everyone but it can lead the wayArticle

Jane Fonda hit the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony in a beaded red dress by Elie Saab - a gown she had previously worn at Cannes....

Mark Liu 3 days ago

#StartupStory: Creating something from nothing
#StartupStory: Creating something from nothingArticle

Cape Town-based startup, Creative Crafting Club is the brainchild of sisters, Christelle Janse van Rensburg and Stefanie de Wet...

Evan-Lee Courie 14 Feb 2020

SA design talent to showcase at NEXT20 Trade Exhibition
SA design talent to showcase at NEXT20 Trade ExhibitionArticle

Forty-five talented South African designers will have their products feature at the NEXT20 Trade Exhibition, taking place from 27 February to 1 March 2020 at the V&A Waterfront...

14 Feb 2020

#OnTheBigScreen: 'Vergeet My Nie', 'Ordinary Love' and 'Bhai's Café'
#OnTheBigScreen: 'Vergeet My Nie', 'Ordinary Love' and 'Bhai's Café'Article

Films opening at South African cinemas, this week, include local films Vergeet My Nie and Bhai's Café; Ordinary Love; Queen & Slim; and Blumhouse's Fantasy Island...

Daniel Dercksen 14 Feb 2020

#Sona20: We're talking in the right direction, but actions speak louder than words
#Sona20: We're talking in the right direction, but actions speak louder than wordsArticle

While it is hardly news that what is desperately needed in South Africa is economic growth and a dramatic increase in the employment rate, it was nevertheless reassuring...

Carl Coetzee 14 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: Sona 2020, the AU, Miss Universe pledge to empower women
#FairnessFirst: Sona 2020, the AU, Miss Universe pledge to empower womenArticle

Here's how President Ramaphosa's Sona address for 2020 promised to shine a light on making a better future through inclusive economic growth, with a firm stance on the empowerment of women and taking steps against gender-based violence...

Leigh Andrews 14 Feb 2020

Landmark investment secured for 60MW Djibouti Wind Farm Project
Landmark investment secured for 60MW Djibouti Wind Farm ProjectArticle

Djibouti's electricity demand is expected to considerably increase due to various large-scale infrastructure projects including ports, free trade zones...

14 Feb 2020

Valentine's spend: South Africans splash out on romantic experiences
Valentine's spend: South Africans splash out on romantic experiencesArticle

South Africa's 'love economy' continues to grow, with Valentine's Day spend up 11%...

14 Feb 2020

Why pet-friendly properties confer landlords with a distinct edge
Why pet-friendly properties confer landlords with a distinct edgeArticle

Pets in South Africa are increasingly being treated as part of the family, with owners spending more and aligning their pet's lifestyle with their own...

14 Feb 2020

Upskilling vital to construction industry
Upskilling vital to construction industryArticle

Amid positive job creation news, it is now especially vital for the construction industry to adapt to advancing standards and adequately train the emerging workforce...

Anthony Keal 14 Feb 2020

#WomenInScience: Female titans of tech in South Africa
#WomenInScience: Female titans of tech in South AfricaArticle

We are in the midst of a technological revolution set to disrupt the world as we know it...

Onyi Nwaneri 14 Feb 2020

HP empowers women and entrepreneurs in Africa
HP empowers women and entrepreneurs in AfricaArticle

Elisabeth Moreno, vice president and managing director of HP Africa, elaborates on HP's efforts in cultivating entrepreneurship and women empowerment through technology...

Imran Salie 13 Feb 2020

Adidas and Ikea lead 2020 sustainable cotton ranking
Adidas and Ikea lead 2020 sustainable cotton rankingArticle

Adidas has surged ahead to become a global leader in sourcing sustainable cotton...

13 Feb 2020

Strengthening the African art ecosystem - Q&A with Cape Town Art Fair director, Laura Vincenti
Strengthening the African art ecosystem - Q&A with Cape Town Art Fair director, Laura VincentiArticle

The eighth instalment of the Investec Cape Town Art Fair recently ran at the CTICC. We got in touch with Investec Cape Town Art Fair art fair director Laura Vincenti to find out what goes into putting on an event of this scale, cultivating a Pan-African dialogue and art trends for the year ahead...

Ruth Cooper 13 Feb 2020

Jazz legends take to the 2020 Cape Town International Jazz Festival stage
Jazz legends take to the 2020 Cape Town International Jazz Festival stageArticle

Africa's Grandest Gathering will provide the stage for some of the greatest names in jazz, including Judith Sephuma, the UK's Kokoroko and Ezra Collective, Manou Gallo from Côte d'Ivoire, Earl Sweatshirt and Joel Ross from the USA, and Cape Town's Sounds of Brass...

Issued by espAfrika 13 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Kru & Co on 'going viral', why TikTok is the future of social media
#StartupStory: Kru & Co on 'going viral', why TikTok is the future of social mediaArticle

Lanie Krugel has just launched Kru & Co, a South African social media agency. We discussed the agency's startup story and social media trends for South Africa to wake up to...

Leigh Andrews 13 Feb 2020

#DesignIndaba2020: Robert Wong to explore humanity's possible futures
#DesignIndaba2020: Robert Wong to explore humanity's possible futuresArticle

Design Indaba alumnus Robert Wong, co-founder and CD of Google Creative Lab, has been announced as one of the speakers at this year's Design Indaba...

Jessica Tennant 13 Feb 2020

Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative - a weekend of inspiration
Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative - a weekend of inspirationArticle

This past weekend was one of sheer inspiration, witnessing the unique and lasting contribution Rolex is making to culture and the arts by promoting the transmission of knowledge across generations...

Ann Nurock 13 Feb 2020

Property is still a sound investment in SA, provided you take the right approach
Property is still a sound investment in SA, provided you take the right approachArticle

Property has traditionally been one of the safest forms of investment, offering stable long-term returns...

Hugo Venter 13 Feb 2020

Women in STEM roundtable highlights need for strategic initiatives
Women in STEM roundtable highlights need for strategic initiativesArticle

GE recently hosted a Women in STEM mentorship roundtable for female students from the Institut National Polytechnique Félix Houphouët-Boigny (INPHB) in Abidjan...

13 Feb 2020

Ridding Africa of hazardous wastes - COP-3 Bamako Convention under way in Brazzaville
Ridding Africa of hazardous wastes - COP-3 Bamako Convention under way in BrazzavilleArticle

The Bamako Convention prohibits the import into Africa and the dumping or incineration into ocean and inland water of hazardous wastes...

13 Feb 2020

How to unlock the promise of a digital workplace
How to unlock the promise of a digital workplaceArticle

The business landscape has evolved significantly over the past decade. Driven by the need to remain agile, competitive and productive, organisations are adopting more technologies than ever before as they continue their individual journeys towards digital transformation...

12 Feb 2020

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