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Let's go outside - safely
Let's go outside - safelyArticle

There is brutal evidence, and no doubt that the implications imposed on the industry from level 5 and level 4 lockdown regulations have left industries battered and bruised. The out of home (OOH) industry, in particular, was first to be hit - as a country we were told 'stay home', we were literally turned off...

Jorja Wilkins, Issued by Primedia Outdoor 4 Jun 2020

Tractor Outdoor supports #SendingLove - the world's largest user-generated digital out of home campaign
Tractor Outdoor supports #SendingLove - the world's largest user-generated digital out of home campaignArticle

User-generated messages of love and unity are being displayed on digital out of home screens worldwide with social media amplification ensuring the messages are seen by millions - at home...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 27 May 2020

Primedia Outdoor supports #SendingLove - the world's largest user-generated digital out-of-home campaign
Primedia Outdoor supports #SendingLove - the world's largest user-generated digital out-of-home campaignArticle

User-generated messages of love and unity are being displayed on digital out of home screens worldwide with social media amplification ensuring the messages are seen by millions - at home...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 21 May 2020

How should policy support energy transition in a post-Covid Africa?
How should policy support energy transition in a post-Covid Africa?Article

Regulatory support is one of the key enabling factors for energy transition because it is what stimulates the appetite of the investors coming into the country...

Nicci Botha 15 May 2020

PepsiCo relief initiative to provide 11 million meals in SA
PepsiCo relief initiative to provide 11 million meals in SAArticle

PepsiCo South Africa has announced a R12m initiative to provide meals to vulnerable South Africans during the Covid-19 crisis...

23 Apr 2020

Discovery rises to support Save the Children SA
Discovery rises to support Save the Children SAArticle

Discovery Inc has launched an initiative called Rise (Reducing Inequality and Supporting Empowerment), which will see them partnering with Save the Children South Africa (SCSA), an entity established in 2013 to fight for children's rights.

18 Mar 2020

#WhatWomenWant in 2020: Welcome to the new era of progressive marketing
#WhatWomenWant in 2020: Welcome to the new era of progressive marketingArticle

This week, in celebration of International Women's Day, Kantar hosted engaging afternoon presentations at its Cape Town and Johannesburg offices where Jane Bloomfield, chief growth officer from the UK, talked through findings from Kantar's #WhatWomenWant global study...

Leigh Andrews, Issued by Kantar 12 Mar 2020

Why billionaire climate philanthropists will always be part of the problem
Why billionaire climate philanthropists will always be part of the problemArticle

Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO and the richest man alive, recently made headlines after pledging to donate $10bn to a new "Bezos Earth Fund"...

Heather Alberro 3 Mar 2020

Global initiative aims to support female entrepreneurs
Global initiative aims to support female entrepreneursArticle

Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) recently announced its collaboration with Global Sustainable Partnerships to spearhead the inaugural Women's Program Engagement Council (WPEC)...

16 Jan 2020

Image credit: D&AD Impact Awards.
See who won at the 2019 D&AD Impact AwardsArticle

The winners of the fourth annual D&AD Impact Awards were recently announced in New York...

7 Nov 2019

Primedia Outdoor joins voices around the world to call on more people to demand that 'Malaria Must Die'
Primedia Outdoor joins voices around the world to call on more people to demand that 'Malaria Must Die'Article

The campaign, 'Malaria Must Die, So Millions Can live', was launched this week in South Africa by Primedia Outdoor using digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising activations to inspire people to join the world's first voice petition to end malaria...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 15 Oct 2019

The case for a net zero emissions economy
The case for a net zero emissions economyArticle

Following the Paris Agreement on Climate Change in 2015, a number of European countries have made commitments to move to a net zero emissions economy...

Brett Chrystal 2 Oct 2019

Report reveals digitalisation, automation could actually increase jobs
Report reveals digitalisation, automation could actually increase jobsArticle

Technology-related gains could triple South Africa's productivity growth - according to a new report on The Future of Work in South Africa: Digitisation, productivity and job creation from McKinsey & Company...

5 Sep 2019

Lira honoured as first African Barbie role model
Lira honoured as first African Barbie role modelArticle

Ahead of Women's Day in South Africa on 9 August, toy manufacturer Mattel has revealed that local singer Lira is the next Barbie role model to be recognised with a one-of-a-kind doll in her likeness...

7 Aug 2019

#CSIMonth: Q&A with surfer Rosy Hodge on the ban of single-use plastic with #ProtectParadise
#CSIMonth: Q&A with surfer Rosy Hodge on the ban of single-use plastic with #ProtectParadiseArticle

South African international surfing champion and World Surf League commentator Rosy Hodge has partnered with #ProtectParadise, a global initiative that supported and led the change on the ban of single-use plastic in Indonesia...

Ruth Cooper 10 Jul 2019

Thereā€™s a lack of research that deals specifically with conditions in African countries. Shutterstock
Africa needs to up its research game to fight non-communicable diseasesArticle

Non-communicable diseases are the current leading cause of death worldwide. And the burden is increasingly shifting from developed to developing countries...

Andre Pascal Kengne, Elvis Banboye Kidzeru & Muki Shey 19 Jun 2019

As more developing countries reject plastic waste exports, wealthy nations seek solutions at home
As more developing countries reject plastic waste exports, wealthy nations seek solutions at homeArticle

Less than two years after China banned most imports of scrap material from abroad, many of its neighbors are following suit...

Kate O'Neill 11 Jun 2019

UCT GSB professor joins prestigious global initiative to end energy poverty
UCT GSB professor joins prestigious global initiative to end energy povertyArticle

Professor Anton Eberhard has been appointed to the Global Commission to End Energy Poverty, which will be launched officially at the UN General Assembly in New York in September...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 17 May 2019

Sapics 2019 puts the spotlight on healthcare supply chain challenges
Sapics 2019 puts the spotlight on healthcare supply chain challengesArticle

"In a world in which around 1 billion people have little to no access to healthcare and 6.3 million children die each year primarily from preventable diseases, it is critical that the supply chain community shares lessons and know-how that can help to increase access to quality healthcare, especially at the last mile...."

9 May 2019

Dove partners with Getty Images and Girlgaze and launches Project #ShowUs
Dove partners with Getty Images and Girlgaze and launches Project #ShowUsArticle

Dove has taken action with Getty Images, Girlgaze and women around the world to create Project #ShowUs - the world's largest stock photo library created by women and non-binary individuals to shatter beauty stereotypes by showing women as they are, not as others believe they should be...

28 Mar 2019

#HumanRightsDay: The human cost of journalism globally
#HumanRightsDay: The human cost of journalism globallyArticle

The Committee to Protect Journalists releases 'The Last Column' book to highlight the human cost of journalism around the globe. The book features the final articles and photographs of fallen journalists...

19 Mar 2019

Safaricom customers to use M-Pesa for Ali Express Purchases
Safaricom customers to use M-Pesa for Ali Express PurchasesArticle

Alibaba's Ali Express customers in Kenya can now pay for goods using M-Pesa following a partnership deal with Safaricom and Ant Financial, the world's largest fintech service provider...

13 Mar 2019

Print your city? 3D printing is revolutionising urban futures
Print your city? 3D printing is revolutionising urban futuresArticle

The Fabrication City concept puts manufacturing back in the hands of communities - using 3D printers...

Sylvie Albert, Jeremy Millard, Tomas Diez 11 Mar 2019

Climate action helps companies build reputations and attract investors
Climate action helps companies build reputations and attract investorsArticle

This year, climate change topped off the agenda at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland...

Rumina Dhalla 21 Feb 2019

Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima
Equatorial Guinea joins extractive industry transparency initiativeArticle

Equatorial Guinea has received the official backing of the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) International Secretariat, which seeks to address key governance issues of transparency and accountability...

21 Feb 2019

Mercure Hotels SA adopts plastic-straw free initiative
Mercure Hotels SA adopts plastic-straw free initiativeArticle

Prior to its commitment, the hotel group in South Africa was, on average, disposing of a total of 25,200 in 30 days and 302,400 plastic straws in a year across its franchises...

24 Jan 2019

The importance of good environmental, social and governance practices
The importance of good environmental, social and governance practicesArticle

The JSE is one of five exchanges in the world to be internationally recognised as a pioneer of a global initiative to enhance corporate transparency, performance on environmental, social and corporate governance...

Shameela Soobramoney 21 Jan 2019

SA innovation entrepreneurs win big at GCIP-SA
SA innovation entrepreneurs win big at GCIP-SAArticle

Innovative entrepreneurs took centre stage when the winners of the 2018 Technology Innovation Agency's Global Cleantech Innovation Programme of South Africa (GCIP-SA) were announced...

17 Jan 2019

New programme to prevent maternal deaths
New programme to prevent maternal deathsArticle

For many women in South Africa, childbirth still ends in tragedy, and in many of these situations maternal death is avoidable...

21 Dec 2018

There are concerns that Africa may be excluded from advances in genetic brain research. Shutterstock
Mental health genetics: African solutions for African challengesArticle

Over the past two decades, mental health research has advanced markedly. But most mental health studies haven't included African people

Benyam Worku Dubale, Celia van der Merwe & Nathani 6 Nov 2018

Meet the 2019 Standard Bank Young Artist Award winners
Meet the 2019 Standard Bank Young Artist Award winnersArticle

The National Arts Festival (NAF) has unveiled the five recipients of the 2019 Standard Bank Young Artist Awards (SBYA)...

1 Nov 2018

Evan Milton of Ogilvy SA, presenting at the Red & Yellow School's #DigitalAgencyShowcase. Image via Red & Yellow School .
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: Tips to transition from traditional to digital agencyArticle

Evan Milton of Ogilvy SA kicked off last week's Digital Agency Showcase with insights into what it means to be an advertising agency in these digital, connected times and shared the power of co-authoring brave work with brands...

Leigh Andrews 29 Oct 2018

Clean, green tech startups go head-to-head in Startup World Cup Pitching Den
Clean, green tech startups go head-to-head in Startup World Cup Pitching DenArticle

More than 40 entrepreneurs and startups participated in the 2018 Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP-SA) of the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) at the SABC Education SA Innovation Summit last month...

11 Oct 2018

D&AD Impact Awards 2018 reveals shortlisted work
D&AD Impact Awards 2018 reveals shortlisted workArticle

D&AD Impact has unveiled the list of 116 pieces of work that have been shortlisted at the third annual D&AD Impact Awards...

12 Sep 2018

#ShareTheBay with NMBT this Tourism Month
#ShareTheBay with NMBT this Tourism MonthArticle

September is officially Tourism Month and Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism have lined up a roster of events aimed at promoting the destination...

5 Sep 2018

#InspiringFiftySA 2018 winners announced
#InspiringFiftySA 2018 winners announcedArticle

After months of collecting the stories of South African women at the forefront of some of the biggest impacts in the science, technology, engineering, and maths sectors, the #InspiringFiftySA winners have been announced...

1 Aug 2018

By MichaelisScientists, CC BY-SA 4.0,
There's more to the plastic pollution crisis than just carrier bagsArticle

The focus for this year's World Environmental Day and Oceans Day is on plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean...

Dr Nonhlanhla Kalabaila 5 Jun 2018

New TEC programme launches at Sedibeng TVET College
New TEC programme launches at Sedibeng TVET CollegeArticle

Cummins Africa Middle East, in conjunction with Komatsu Africa Holdings have introduced a new Technical Education for Communities (TEC) programme at the Sedibeng TVET College...

30 May 2018

Tigo Tanzania's chief officer for mobile financial services, Hussein Sayed (left), briefs journalists on the GSMA Mobile Money Certification. Flanking him is Tigo's corporate communications manager, Woinde Shisael (right).
Tigo mobile money receives certificationArticle

Tigo Tanzania achieves global mobile money certification: the GSMA Mobile Money Certification defines and promotes excellence in the provision of mobile financial services to customers...

16 Apr 2018

Pizza Hut changes pizza boxes into reading boxes
Pizza Hut changes pizza boxes into reading boxesArticle

The Pizza Hut African Literacy Project launched in Cape Town yesterday, in collaboration with the READ Educational Trust - marking the first leg in the pizza franchise's mission to get more of Africa's children reading.

Shan Radcliffe 6 Apr 2018

RBF Africa 2018 set for June
RBF Africa 2018 set for JuneArticle

Global Initiatives and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be hosting the second AnnualĀ Responsible Business Forum (RBF) on Sustainable Development Africa from 25-27 June 2018...

6 Apr 2018

Jaguar Land Rover recruiting software engineers of the future
Jaguar Land Rover recruiting software engineers of the futureArticle

Jaguar Land Rover will be fast-tracking applications for undergraduate and postgraduate placements for computer science, electronics, or software engineering students to work on its autonomous, connected, electrified, and shared (Aces) strategy...

22 Mar 2018

Transparency, traceability key supply chain issues for seafood industry
Transparency, traceability key supply chain issues for seafood industryArticle

The global nature of the seafood industry has resulted in transparency and traceability emerging as key supply chain issues, especially when it comes to combatting the growing threat of illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing...

15 Mar 2018

Chloe Gottlieb, 2018 ambassador of See It Be It and EVP, chief creative officer, R/GA. Image credit: .
Applications for the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival See It Be It opensArticle

See It Be It has opened for applications for the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival with Spotify announced as the official partner...

13 Feb 2018

Is 2018 the year the robots come for us? (Spoiler alert: not likely)
Is 2018 the year the robots come for us? (Spoiler alert: not likely)Article

As a global strategist, I've spent a lot of January talking about the biggest trends in digital media and marketing for 2018...

Tyler Greer, Issued by VDX.tv 29 Jan 2018

Data can assist with Africa's migration challenge
Data can assist with Africa's migration challengeArticle

Data can help manage human mobility, says the Economic Commission for Africa, and deal with the challenges not only affecting African countries, but also nations in developing regions...

25 Jan 2018

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