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How the Power of One is creating job opportunities
How the Power of One is creating job opportunities

For our economy to improve we have to find ways to increase the country's employment rate by developing viable job creation solutions. However, such an impact cannot be achieved alone or by one company...

Issued by Signa Group 1 day ago

Build your own compliance framework with the DMASA's data protection compliance portal
Build your own compliance framework with the DMASA's data protection compliance portal

Direct Marketing Association of SA members have access to a handy online toolkit that enables them to build and maintain their own compliance framework as required in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA)...

Issued by DMASA 3 days ago

#BizTrends2021: 3 major trends in the commercial property space in Africa
#BizTrends2021: 3 major trends in the commercial property space in Africa

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has seen three major trends emerge as drivers of investment in Africa's commercial property space...

Peter Hodgkinson 21 Jul 2021

2021 Inspiring Workplaces Award winners - EMEA and North America
2021 Inspiring Workplaces Award winners - EMEA and North America

The 2021 Inspiring Workplaces Awards (formerly The Employee Engagement Awards) announced its winners for EMEA and North America today...

15 Jul 2021

Amazon found destroying unsold stock - would better accounting practices help?
Amazon found destroying unsold stock - would better accounting practices help?

A recent undercover investigation in an Amazon warehouse in Scotland reported the disposal of more than 130,000 "new or lightly used" objects in a single week in just that one location...

Lucy Wishart 7 Jul 2021

Darryl Furman, director, Fluxmans
Must companies offering financial assistance register as a credit provider?

Is a company that provides a loan to a person to buy shares in that company required to register as a credit provider in terms of the National Credit Act 34 of 2005 (NCA)?

Darryl Furman 5 Jul 2021

Cows graze as steam rises from the cooling towers of Matla Power Station, a coal-fired power plant operated by Eskom in Mpumalanga province, South Africa, 20 May, 2018. Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo
Africa's top emitter seeks $10bn for shift from coal

Eskom, Africa's biggest greenhouse gas emitter, is pitching a $10bn plan to global lenders that would see it shut the vast majority of its coal-fired plants by 2050 and embrace renewable energy.

Alexander Winning 1 Jul 2021

Arctic Air Pure Chill AC review 2021; the hidden truth about Arctic Air Pure Chill AC in the United States?
Arctic Air Pure Chill AC review 2021; the hidden truth about Arctic Air Pure Chill AC in the United States?

This recently published Arctic Air Pure Chill review report outlines some crucial information every interested Arctic Air Pure Chill AC customer must read before making a decision...

Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 30 Jun 2021

Binomo platform review and step-by-step trading guide
Binomo platform review and step-by-step trading guide

This article will review a website and an app replying to the question: How does Binomo work? to help you make a wise decision regarding whether to proceed. You can use this guide to get started...

Issued by Binomo 28 Jun 2021

When are electronic signatures binding on sale of property agreements?
When are electronic signatures binding on sale of property agreements?

When it comes to signing agreements of sale for immovable property, people are advised to be cautious before using an electronic signature to do so...

Steven Fisher 25 Jun 2021

FCB Global CCO, Susan Credle, joins cast of marketing stars at Nedbank IMC 2021
FCB Global CCO, Susan Credle, joins cast of marketing stars at Nedbank IMC 2021

In the year of virtual conferences, the Nedbank IMC in 2020 was critically acclaimed - the one to beat - and this year, the action continues with the conference themed "Marketing. The Movie"...

Issued by IMC Conference 23 Jun 2021

Ports Authority announced as independent subsidiary of Transnet
Ports Authority announced as independent subsidiary of Transnet

As government continues to implement structural economic reforms to accelerate economic recovery, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the establishment of the Transnet National Ports Authority as an independent subsidiary of Transnet...

23 Jun 2021

New hire a no-show? Onboarding is everything
New hire a no-show? Onboarding is everything

Think the hunt for talent is won when they sign on the dotted line? Wrong...

Issued by Prime Reason 22 Jun 2021

Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021
Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021

The world's most valuable brands have experienced record growth according to the Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021 ranking, with the total worth reaching $7,1trn...

Issued by Kantar 21 Jun 2021

City of Cape Town raises concerns about South Africa's new driving laws
City of Cape Town raises concerns about South Africa's new driving laws

The City of Cape Town has raised concerns about the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act, which is due to become effective from 1 July 2021...

18 Jun 2021

What to expect from the National Arts Festival's countrywide programme
What to expect from the National Arts Festival's countrywide programme

The National Arts Festival's (NAF) countrywide programme kicks off today, 17 June 2021. As many people can't visit Makhanda during the Covid-19 pandemic, with the support of Standard Bank, the NAF will take the festival to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Gqeberha and Durban from 17 June until 4 July 2021, with a hybrid comedy show on 10 July. Due to the worsening Covid-19 situation the concerts in Joburg have been cancelled...

17 Jun 2021

How to remove trustees from a business trust
How to remove trustees from a business trust

Trusts have been used for many years to protect the assets of their beneficiaries. A business trust requires that a trustee does more than just protect and administer the trust property... So what happens when trust issues arise?

Charles de Meillon 15 Jun 2021

White Square Advertising Festival: All the winners!
White Square Advertising Festival: All the winners!

The winners of one of the largest creative events in Europe, the White Square Advertising Festival, have been revealed...

14 Jun 2021

A woman walks with her dog into the surf at Fingal Beach, located 1 km (0.62 miles) south of the Queensland and New South Wales border, near the town of Tweed Heads, June 22, 2013. Reuter/David Gray
From Byron Bay to Bali, tourist hot spots wary of Instagram influencers

Residents of Australia's Byron Bay have hit out at plans for a reality TV show set in the iconic holiday town, highlighting a growing backlash against social media influencers...

Rina Chandra 10 Jun 2021

#StartupStory: Aquasky's Brendan Williamson on extracting water from the clear blue sky
#StartupStory: Aquasky's Brendan Williamson on extracting water from the clear blue sky

Necessity breeds innovation, and this was certainly the case during Cape Town's 2017/18 drought when dam levels reached alarming levels...

Sindy Peters 10 Jun 2021

Big irrigation projects in Africa have failed to deliver. What's needed next
Big irrigation projects in Africa have failed to deliver. What's needed next

In 1938, French colonial authorities in what is today Mali started on an ambitious infrastructure plan to transform the desert into an area of agricultural production...

Tom Higginbottom, Roshan Adhikari and Timothy Foster 10 Jun 2021

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#CreativeWeek2021: The importance of cultural nuance in advertising

Today, I report on a panel hosted earlier this week, 'One size does not fit all: the importance of cultural nuance in advertising'...

Emily Stander 9 Jun 2021

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SA, Nigeria and Kenya driving e-commerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa

A new Visa report states that the top market contributors to e-commerce in Sub-Saharan Africa over the last three years were South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya, with Ghana also showing growth...

9 Jun 2021

Tertius Troost, tax manager, Mazars
Sars should give crypto investors more carrot and less stick

It has been more than three years since the South African Revenue Service's (Sars') media statement on cryptocurrencies, in which it said that it would apply "normal income tax rules" to cryptocurrencies...

9 Jun 2021

SA Tourism, TBCSA launch global PR communications Tourism Advocacy Programme
SA Tourism, TBCSA launch global PR communications Tourism Advocacy Programme

The programme, which forms part of the recent 'Tourism Road To Recovery Plan', adopted by national government and the tourism sector...

4 Jun 2021

SU to help Faure community rebuild village, restore natural environment
SU to help Faure community rebuild village, restore natural environment

Stellenbosch University (SU) aims to soon launch a social impact initiative in the Faure community to help rebuild the village and restore its natural environment...

2 Jun 2021

Expropriation Bill aims to bring SA in line with global land ownership policies
Expropriation Bill aims to bring SA in line with global land ownership policies

For decades, progress towards the integration of world economies and the establishment of a global economic market has been a feature of the times...

Virusha Subban and Cameron Jeffrey 2 Jun 2021

The proposed remote working visa can help to position SA as the WFH destination of choice
The proposed remote working visa can help to position SA as the WFH destination of choice

The Western Cape Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities David Maynier's request that the national government urgently introduce a remote working visa is a significant step in a direction that could see South Africa become a destination of choice for remote work...

David Seinker 2 Jun 2021

10 reasons to love concierge travel
10 reasons to love concierge travel

Wouldn't it be awesome if there was someone knowledgeable to turn to for trip-planning advice? A full-service travel concierge like My Trippa offers: trustworthiness, efficiency and peace of mind that each service provider has been thoroughly vetted...

Issued by My Trippa 1 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Meet the bright mind behind medicine delivery app PharmaGo
#YouthMatters: Meet the bright mind behind medicine delivery app PharmaGo

Raees Carim was just 20 years old when he created PharmaGo, a mobile app that facilitates same-day and next-day deliveries of essential and over-the-counter medications to customers in need...

Lauren Hartzenberg 31 May 2021

SA sees increase in alien invasive species
SA sees increase in alien invasive species

The number of alien species that has been established in South Africa has increased by 15% from 1,637 to 1,880, about a third of which are invasive...

31 May 2021

NJ Ayuk, Africa Energy Chamber executive chairman
Net zero? Not for Africa. Not yet.

On May 18, 2021, the IEA released Net Zero by 2050: A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector,"which outlines plans for the global energy sector to reach "net zero" greenhouse gas emissions by 2050...

NJ Ayuk 27 May 2021

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Influencers and the markets. Who will have the last say

A divisive Tweet from Elon Musk threw Bitcoin into disarray on 13 May, leaving traders wondering about the future of the cryptocurrency...

Fred Razak 27 May 2021

Jigyasa Singh, managing director, financial services, Accenture Africa
Open banking as an opportunity: 3 approaches and what lies ahead

Banks are increasingly competing in a world where non-banks are able to create a direct traditional banking relationship with customers...

Jigyasa Singh 27 May 2021

More SA online shops offer buy now pay later option
More SA online shops offer buy now pay later option

Fintech startup and buy now pay later (BNPL) provider Payflex says that its customer base has soared from 70 merchants in 2019 to over 700 active stores this year...

27 May 2021

Early investors to share in profit from UK government-backed SA vertical business jet
Early investors to share in profit from UK government-backed SA vertical business jet

The Pegasus One Vertical Business Jet (VBJ) offers a unique opportunity to investors with a seven year note at a fixed interest rate of 12% as well as profit sharing...

Issued by The Publicity Workshop 27 May 2021

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The future of humans is up to AGI

We humans inherited this ability to 'speak' reality into being...

Edward Herridge 26 May 2021

Professor Motlalepula Matsabisa,
R17m boost for indigenous medicine research

A R17m grant over the next five years will help develop science-based solutions and developing technologies that utilise indigenous knowledge (IK) and South African iconic biodiversity...

20 May 2021

Get financially fit for your next holiday
Get financially fit for your next holiday

Ernest Zamisa, financial adviser at Momentum, offers financially-friendly holiday advice including understanding all costs involved, budgeting accordingly and more...

Ernest Zamisa 20 May 2021

R27bn to be spent on 5G fibre technologies in South Africa
R27bn to be spent on 5G fibre technologies in South Africa

Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams announced that R27bn has been pledged by operators and vendors to introduce 5G fibre technologies in South Africa...

19 May 2021

Call for remote working visas to help tourism recovery
Call for remote working visas to help tourism recovery

Globally, many countries are competing to capture the market for the longer-stay tourist who can work online from anywhere in the world while earning and spending foreign currency in the country they are visiting...

19 May 2021

How Covid has rocked retirement savings
How Covid has rocked retirement savings

Accessing retirement saving early to cover the shortfall and stopping retirement savings altogether are two of the alarming trend emerging in a Transunion survey.

18 May 2021

Brand refresh positions Payflex as market leader in SA BNPL space
Brand refresh positions Payflex as market leader in SA BNPL space

Payflex partnered with creative design agency The King James Group on its recent brand refresh...

Issued by Payflex 18 May 2021

Mike Teke, CEO, Seriti Resources
Seriti closes South32 acquisition deal

All conditions precedent to Seriti Resources' acquisition of South32 SA Coal (SAEC) have been fulfilled, and the sale is expected to be completed on 1 June 2021...

17 May 2021

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his State of the Nation address in parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, February 11, 2021. Esa Alexander/Pool via Reuter/File Photo
South Africa investors cheer Ramaphosa rival's suspension

Investors are celebrating the suspension of one of the main party rivals of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as a sign that he is finally tightening his grip on the governing African National Congress (ANC)...

Alexander Winning 13 May 2021

Solar PV guidance for facility managers
Solar PV guidance for facility managers

The unpredictability and increases in the cost of electricity renders Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) an extremely viable alternative source of energy. Solar PV prices have dropped dramatically in recent years whereas the output power and efficiency per PV module ("panel") has conversely increased...

Menno Sulsters, Issued by MANGO-OMC 11 May 2021

Covid-19 and the agricultural sector: We dare not waste this crisis
Covid-19 and the agricultural sector: We dare not waste this crisis

The agricultural sector - particularly in Africa - bears the historical paradox of having significant economic potential on the one hand and lacking the required agility and innovation to harness its resources for notable global competitiveness on the other...

Ishmael Sunga 10 May 2021

World Hand Hygiene Day: Learn how to wash your hands and save lives
World Hand Hygiene Day: Learn how to wash your hands and save lives

Practise effective hand hygiene to prevent infections by learning how to wash your hands properly with Bloom Financial Services and Health4Me...

Issued by Bloom Financial Services 5 May 2021

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