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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 influencersArticle

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 3 days ago

SDG 8 is even more important in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic
SDG 8 is even more important in the light of the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

The rapid growth in technological innovations that demand structural transformation, economic development and social change leaves one wondering where jobs will come from and what they will look like?...

Damian Judge, Issued by SAICA 3 days ago

UIF intervenes in Qebherha taxi industry protests over Ters benefits
UIF intervenes in Qebherha taxi industry protests over Ters benefitsArticle

The labour department has begun an intervention process into the stalemate between the taxi industry and other groupings in Qebherha over Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (Ters)...

3 days ago

#StartupStory: How Kgaugelo Mogapi is paying it forward through Kele Engineering and Construction
#StartupStory: How Kgaugelo Mogapi is paying it forward through Kele Engineering and ConstructionArticle

After almost 20 years of work experience in leading and growing organisations in the mining and engineering industries, Kgaugelo Mogapi decided to establish her own business...

Sindy Peters 9 Jun 2021

African leaders urged to unite in addressing climate change
African leaders urged to unite in addressing climate changeArticle

Addressing the virtual meeting of the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change, Ramaphosa said the continent needs a strong and well-coordinated common African position...

9 Jun 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Plan comes together
#OrchidsandOnions: Plan comes togetherArticle

Impressive: Top Gun-type advert promotes China's armed forces; But scatter-gun approach to offer CEO's ramblings would make any journo weep...

Brendan Seery 8 Jun 2021

Judges announced for the 2021 Santam Women of the Future Awards
Judges announced for the 2021 Santam Women of the Future AwardsArticle

The panel of judges for the 2021 Santam Women of the Future Awards, in association with Fairlady and TrueLove has been announced...

8 Jun 2021

The health bar that said "Baaa humbug" to a pandemic and went on to shine
The health bar that said "Baaa humbug" to a pandemic and went on to shineArticle

This is the story of Baaa Health, one of the beneficiaries of Tractor's #20in21 SME initiative...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 8 Jun 2021

#StartupStory: Bettr.App, a new culture of money in Africa
#StartupStory: Bettr.App, a new culture of money in AfricaArticle

Bettr.App, is set to merge the worlds of gaming, content creation and banking....

Evan-Lee Courie 7 Jun 2021

#EntrepreneurshipIssues: How youth can turn ideas into viable business strategies
#EntrepreneurshipIssues: How youth can turn ideas into viable business strategiesArticle

#YouthMonth is the best time to discuss how most of our youth that are sitting at home with brilliant ideas can turn these into viable business strategies...

Miranda Lusiba 7 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Mining industry well-positioned to train young people
#YouthMatters: Mining industry well-positioned to train young peopleArticle

The mining industry has a pivotal role to play in solving the longstanding issue of youth unemployment in South Africa, which was made worse by the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns...

Carol Brandt 7 Jun 2021

Accenture and GirlCode partner to create more opportunities for women in tech
Accenture and GirlCode partner to create more opportunities for women in techArticle

Accenture and GirlCode have partnered to train 50 unemployed female graduates with a goal to get them into formal employment...

4 Jun 2021

Trace Academia launches free online vocational training platform in SA
Trace Academia launches free online vocational training platform in SAArticle

Trace Academia, a free online vocational training platform built for young South Africans looking to build their skills to find or create jobs, has officially been launched in South Africa...

3 Jun 2021

Silicon Cape, United States Embassy in SA to host hackathon
Silicon Cape, United States Embassy in SA to host hackathonArticle

Silicon Cape and the United States Embassy in South Africa will be hosting a virtual hackathon from 19-20 June 2021, aimed at discovering digital solutions to accelerate inclusive economic growth for local businesses in the township economy...

3 Jun 2021

SA's unemployment rate rises slightly
SA's unemployment rate rises slightlyArticle

South Africa's unemployment rate reached 32.6% in the first three months of 2021, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said...

1 Jun 2021

Dream VC launches VC Fellowship Programme for Africa
Dream VC launches VC Fellowship Programme for AfricaArticle

Dream VC, a remote venture capital upskilling institute, has launched a new fellowship programme dedicated to providing more access and opportunities to traditionally under-represented individuals in the African venture capital space...

31 May 2021

Report documents increase in illicit alcohol trade due to prohibition
Report documents increase in illicit alcohol trade due to prohibitionArticle

A report by Euromonitor International has documented the extraordinary growth of the illicit alcohol trade in 2020 as a direct consequence of the prohibition of alcohol sales...

28 May 2021

Soaring maize prices squeeze South African consumers, stoke inflation
Soaring maize prices squeeze South African consumers, stoke inflationArticle

A global run in the price of maize driven by higher import demand from China, droughts in South America and dry conditions in parts of the United States and Canada have raised local maize prices despite expectations of a bumper 2020/2021 domestic maize crop...

Tanisha Heiberg 28 May 2021

AGCO Africa skills programme to tackle youth unemployment
AGCO Africa skills programme to tackle youth unemploymentArticle

Fully funded by the AGCO Agriculture Foundation, the initial intake for the 'Africa Agribusiness Qualification' will comprise 20 participants...

26 May 2021

Ladles of Love launches RAD food business competition
Ladles of Love launches RAD food business competitionArticle

Food security non-profit organisation Ladles of Love recently launched its Realise A Dream (RAD) competition for young food-producing entrepreneurs...

25 May 2021

Why land reform requires partnerships, affordable finance, stakeholder buy-in
Why land reform requires partnerships, affordable finance, stakeholder buy-inArticle

According to Peter Setou, chief executive of Vumelana, strategic partnerships and alternative funding models are necessary for a successful land reform programme...

25 May 2021

Zero-waste food bus hopes to drive away hunger
Zero-waste food bus hopes to drive away hungerArticle

When Sidney Beukes got his bus driver's licence, he never imagined himself behind the wheel of a 40-year-old school bus that has been turned into a mobile grocery store...

Kim Harrisberg 25 May 2021

Growing a sustainable response to food insecurity
Growing a sustainable response to food insecurityArticle

At False Bay TVET College, whose campuses are located in some of the most vulnerable communities of Cape Town, it has become clear that the student population is deeply affected by the increased levels of poverty and unemployment sparked by the pandemic...

Issued by False Bay College 24 May 2021

Calls to restrict alcohol sales disregard state of the SA economy - Salba
Calls to restrict alcohol sales disregard state of the SA economy - SalbaArticle

The South African Liquor Brandowners Association says the proposed restrictions on alcohol advertising and other alcohol policy interventions are irrelevant to the national response...

20 May 2021

Numeracy: The key to unlocking a healthy, productive life
Numeracy: The key to unlocking a healthy, productive lifeArticle

"Good numeracy is the best protection against unemployment, low wages and poor health."

Zaheera Soomar 18 May 2021

African industrialisation and intracontinental trade can lead to an employment boom
African industrialisation and intracontinental trade can lead to an employment boomArticle

Africa has the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Asia's manufacturing giants over the next decade, and reinvent itself as the world's next production powerhouse, says KAS Africa CEO Vinny Perumal...

Issued by KAS Africa 18 May 2021

Capture the Candidate: Recruitment 2021
Capture the Candidate: Recruitment 2021Article

The hunt for the right talent is on, but significant challenges are impacting how companies approach, and retain, their people...

Issued by Prime Reason 17 May 2021

Ghana's road traffic problems have deep and spreading roots
Ghana's road traffic problems have deep and spreading rootsArticle

The inability to curb road accidents in Ghana is tied to colonial and neocolonial legacies...

Festival Godwin Boateng 14 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 suspensionArticle

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

Divya Vasant, CEO and co-founder of AMAZI
Delivering greater brand impact by solving societal issuesArticle

Consumers have always considered factors such as price and quality when making their purchasing decision...

Divya Vasant 12 May 2021

The proposed new state-owned bank - another bloodsucking SOE leech?
The proposed new state-owned bank - another bloodsucking SOE leech?Article

On 12 March 2021, the minister of communications and digital technologies published the proposed South African Postbank SOC LTD Amendment Bill...

12 May 2021

WeThinkCode_ calls for applications from candidates in KZN
WeThinkCode_ calls for applications from candidates in KZNArticle

WeThinkCode_ software programming academy is inviting potential candidates in the KwaZulu-Natal region to apply to its tuition-free, two-year software programming course which starts in July...

12 May 2021

B-BBEE is not just a compliance exercise, but an opportunity for economic growth
B-BBEE is not just a compliance exercise, but an opportunity for economic growthArticle

The purpose of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) is to promote inclusivity and grow all areas of South Africa's economy. If done properly, it helps to close our skills gap, grow the Small Medium Enterprise (SME) sector and encourage entrepreneurship, all of which will stimulate economic growth...

Daniel Orelowitz 11 May 2021

Northlink College opens its third centre for specialisation (CoS)
Northlink College opens its third centre for specialisation (CoS)Article

On Thursday, 6 May 2021, Northlink TVET College opened its third Centre of Specialisation (CoS) for Boilermaker at Bellville Campus...

Thozamile Thomas Mvumvu, Issued by Northlink College 11 May 2021

South Africa's carbon emission targets not nearly ambitious enough
South Africa's carbon emission targets not nearly ambitious enoughArticle

To hear President Ramaphosa's address to the Virtual Leaders' Summit on Climate Change, you'd think SA was going "above and beyond" when it comes to...

Robyn Hugo 11 May 2021

Type Directors Club winners announced
Type Directors Club winners announcedArticle

NEW YORK, US - Typography organisation, The Type Directors Club, part of The One Club for Creativity, has unveiled the winners for its two global awards programmes...

10 May 2021

Jaco van Jaarsveldt, chief decision analytics officer, Experian Africa
The importance of alternative data in a tough lending environmentArticle

The devastating economic impact of Covid-19 has created a much tougher lending environment for credit providers that now need to go far beyond traditional criteria when assessing risk and modelling future losses on credit granted...

Jaco van Jaarsveldt 10 May 2021

Bad news for prospective car buyers in South Africa
Bad news for prospective car buyers in South AfricaArticle

New data from TransUnion suggests the automotive industry is struggling to recover from the financial effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

10 May 2021

#EntrepreneurshipIssues: Collaboration is vital for small businesses
#EntrepreneurshipIssues: Collaboration is vital for small businessesArticle

The Covid-19 period has taught me a lot about the importance of collaboration. I've always valued teamwork when I was still employed; but noticed that because most of us SMMEs that are 'one-man shows' - we tend to prefer to work in silos...

Miranda Lusiba 10 May 2021

Tractor Outdoor partners with Sunshine Cinema to increase access to African film in under-resourced communities
Tractor Outdoor partners with Sunshine Cinema to increase access to African film in under-resourced communitiesArticle

Tractor Outdoor recently partnered with Sunshine Cinema to host a free drive-in movie screening in Cape Town...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 6 May 2021

DDGs appointment to bring stability in higher education
DDGs appointment to bring stability in higher educationArticle

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Technology has commended the appointment of three new Deputy Directors-General (DDGs), saying it will ensure stability at senior management level in the department...

5 May 2021

SMMEs call for viability as FRAP 2021 looms
SMMEs call for viability as FRAP 2021 loomsArticle

When it comes to the SMMEs in the fishing industry, the barrier to entry remains high...

4 May 2021

Better growth prospects and policy support bode well for markets
Better growth prospects and policy support bode well for marketsArticle

It's been a year since the pandemic and the events that followed took the world into unchartered territory, calling on humankind's innate ability to adapt to survive...

Reza Hendrickse 4 May 2021

Lester Kiewit reviews your mornings with new weekday show
Lester Kiewit reviews your mornings with new weekday showArticle

Seasoned journalist and talk radio host Lester Kiewit kicked-off his new Morning Review show on CapeTalk earlier this week...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 4 May 2021

Absa PMI expands at slower pace in April
Absa PMI expands at slower pace in AprilArticle

South Africa's seasonally-adjusted Absa Purchasing Managers' Index expanded at a slower pace in April as growth in business activity and new sales orders slowed...

Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo 4 May 2021

How upskilling the informal sector can drive job creation
How upskilling the informal sector can drive job creationArticle

Can South Africa's unemployment crisis be reversed by leveraging existing industries to create employment and entrepreneurial growth...?

30 Apr 2021

SA debt burden catalyses consumer demand for alternative payment solutions
SA debt burden catalyses consumer demand for alternative payment solutionsArticle

South African consumers are under immense pressure amid record unemployment rates and rising cost of living as the cost of coronavirus pandemic to the economy becomes clearer...

Issued by Payflex 29 Apr 2021

HSRC study finds winning formula at Christel House SA
HSRC study finds winning formula at Christel House SAArticle

According to a Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) study conducted late last year, Christel House South Africa enables students from marginalised communities to achieve...

29 Apr 2021

The lash of lockdown: A potato farmer's story of resilience
The lash of lockdown: A potato farmer's story of resilienceArticle

Potatoes SA shares Limpopo Province potato farmer Johan Holtzhausen's story as he details how he had contracted Covid-19 and at the same time faced challenges that his business went through due to Covid-19...

28 Apr 2021

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