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Linda Reddy Named General Manager of Hilton Sandton

Retail

Hilton Sandton proudly welcomes new General Manager

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SA National Parks Week 2019

ConservationForestry

South African National Parks (SANParks) hosts the South African National Parks Week annually. During the week all South African citizens’ are allowed to enter most national parks for free for a day visit. The free access does not include commercial elements of the business such as overnight accommodation in the national parks or any paid activities.

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1Life research: Honey Listen - If you think South African women are ‘never happy’, think again!

Gender IssuesWomen`s Interest

1Life, through their recent Honey Listen survey, set out to understand how South African women perceive themselves - and the results are powerful!

 

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Developing Black Industrialists and Growing Manufacturing

DistributionManufacturing

The South African Government has remained committed to restoring the nation’s society through the socio-economic promotion of previously marginalised sections of the population. With reference to manufacturing, this requires transforming the patterns of asset ownership in an approach that is consistent with the national objective of fostering a society and industrial economy that channels the power of diversity. 

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The time for young women to Level Up in tech is here

Education Training

Although women have come a long way in the workplace in terms of the roles they are now filling, they still make up an incredibly small percentage of the ICT sector.

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Unlocking creativity in the classroom to upskill children for future employee success

Education Community Development

According to a study conducted by MasterStart, 80% of South Africa’s workforce believe the current job market is tougher than it was 10 years ago. Given the competitiveness of the current market, the future workforce will not have it any easier. Being good at one thing will no longer be enough – the future graduate will need a range of transferable skills to ensure they can compete in an increasingly fast-paced world.

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WHY THE CLOUD HASN’T HAD A BIG IMPACT ON BI

Business Consumer Affairs

Although the notion of network-based computing stems right back to the 1960s, the modern term “cloud computing” arose in the 2000s. Yet, almost two decades later, South Africa still lags in both its adoption, and its use for critical functions like business intelligence (BI).

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Africa’s Manufacturing Potential Unleashed

MarketingEconomy

Restraints previously limiting Africa from achieving its potential are waning, finally giving the continent a chance to strive for a level similar to that of developed economies. 

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Access to Markets for Manufacturers

MarketingEconomy

The global manufacturing landscape is experiencing a momentous shift, rendering value creation more important than ever before. This subsequently places manufacturing facilities under immense pressure to reconsider their business models and strategies with regards to internal proficiencies, external changes and evolving points of influence.  

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Rand Outfitters opens opportunities for township designers

Fashion Luxury Goods

Tembisa’s Birch Acres Mall will be the next stop on the 31st of August 2019, where meticulously selected local clothing brands will be allowed to trade at Rand Outfitters’ Tembisa branch.

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Companies are outsourcing their financial operations, here’s why it’s a good idea.

EconomyAccountancy

More and more companies are re-thinking their executive teams and outsourcing the financial aspect of their operations. In this modern age of dynamic and complex business markets replete with endless streams of new technology, automation and digitalisation, it is nearly impossible to stay abreast. Mounting operating expenses and inefficient labour in this financial climate are also not helping businesses achieve their envisaged growth.

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PREVENTING CAPTURE DEPENDS ON NUMBER ONE

MediaMarketing

State Capture. When this term first started making its appearance in public discourse towards the end of the previous administration, it was greeted with derision by many. 

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Upskilling differently-abled people through tech as SA unemployment rate continues to soar

Information Technology (IT)Labour

The right to work is one of the core components to the South African constitution. It is a right that affords millions a sense of human dignity, a way to make a livelihood, and be economically self-sufficient. 

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INAUGURAL AGRI-BUSINESS AND ECO-TOURISM FORUM, ANGOLA-SOUTH AFRICA

Community AffairsAgriculture
CAPE TOWN - Africa’s second largest oil producing country, the Republic of Angola, is open and ready for business! The new leadership, under the newly elected President, João Lourenço, is determined to develop a strategic and strong relationship with South Africa as a business partner and considers this goal among its top priorities, given the historic political ties between the two countries.
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TECH, PERSONALISATION & THE GUEST EXPERIENCE

Business Information Technology (IT)

The word "personalisation" carries many connotations. Perhaps it's a monogram or engraving to signify ownership of an object. Or maybe it's home décor, what makes the space your own. What may not have made your list of highly personalised experiences is a hotel room - or even a hotel stay.

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A SUCCESSFUL EVENING HONOURING MODERN DAY HEROES

Education Conservation

The African Rhino is not only an iconic animal for its strength and majestic beauty, but also as an intrinsic part of Africa’s wildlife story. These animals are integral to the heritage of Africa. This is evident in the concerted effort of various individuals and organization who have dedicated their lives and missions towards protecting these beautiful creatures from endangerment and extinction.

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Bigen Group chooses Mauritius to expand its business and service more countries in Africa

Financial Services

Bigen Group sees lives transformed and local economies boosted by its projects in more than 19 African countries, including South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, Ghana, Malawi, Rwanda, Nigeria, Kenya, Congo, Lesotho and Tanzania, not only through sustainable infrastructure development, but also through its value add practice of ‘doing good while doing business'.  

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The Power of One, delivering service better and faster

Community AffairsFinancial Services

“Price comparison websites are essential for getting the best deals on the web—especially when you don’t have the time to hunt down best offers or wait for good deals to come around.” says Shaun Rademeyer, Chief Executive Officer of MultiNET. “The global online market provides the consumer with endless supplies of information regarding products and services, why should it be any different for clients looking for home loans? “

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Let the music play, in Parktown- nogal. A new musical haven for recording artists launched

Arts Entertainment Variety

You would never expect it here in Parktown, in this old established suburb for the Randlords of the 1900, with leafy avenues and a serene atmosphere with large mansions. Nestled amongst these gracious old Victorian homes with immaculate architecture and stone walls, you might just be stirred by the faint sound of music and the new recording home of Satori Music South Africa.

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PASSING THE TORCH TO THE MILLENNIAL GENERATION

Business Information Technology (IT)

There was a time during the tumultuous 60s and 70s that the younger generation was admonished to “never trust anyone over thirty.” You may have heard that quote – it was made a cultural touchstone by the likes of luminaries such as Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin and the Beatles. (Note: members of the younger generation who don’t understand those references should consult the Internet and the iTunes store.)

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THE INEXTRICABLE LINK BETWEEN SECURITY, HEALTH AND WELLNESS

WellnessDisability

True healing, both physical and emotional, can only take place when patients are in a safe environment. Neurologically speaking, the sense of safety is a key ingredient that patients’ minds need in order to heal optimally. Any threat to that security hinders healing and growth.

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TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDUSTRIAL CLEANING

Business Health

Industrial cleaning is a very large industry with extensive demands. As a manager and/or operator within this industry it is of vital importance that information about upcoming trends and predictions are acknowledged and, when it is the right fit, adhered to. Understanding where the market is heading is important in any sector, however in the industrial cleaning sector it is crucial for survival.

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TECHNOLOGY: PUTTING THE “HUMAN” BACK IN HUMAN RESOURCES

Business Marketing

A study recently published by the Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences confirms that as South Africa’s popularity as a tourist destination increases, the need for skilled human capital increases too. Especially during the festive season, the hospitality industry employs additional human resources (HR) to meet increased demand. This influx requires the effective management of HR and operations, ensuring only the best customer experiences are delivered.

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DUTCH FUND TARGETS SMEs IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

Investment

Buxeros Capital, a public-private social impact investment fund has established a presence in South Africa with the aim of investing in emerging market SMEs in Southern Africa.

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Surgical Loupes and Cameras Market Size, Share, Growth Prospects To 2026

Medical

Apart from the strong prevalence of cancer, healthy uptake of new technologies by the healthcare professionals in the developed countries is another key factors that is augmenting the demand for endoscopic mucosal resection procedures.

https://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/surgical-loupes-cameras-market.html

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KEEPING HEALTHCARE INSTITUTIONS CLEAN AND SAFE

ManagementPharmaceutical

Healthcare institutions are pivotal to the survival of society. They are the institutions that are built to facilitate health and healing. If, however, these institutions are not properly cared for and maintained, they can also become the places that pose the greatest threat to society. This poses imminent health threats via people who are already vulnerable, often with weakened immune systems due to current illnesses, being exposed to germs. 

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This Company Promises to Give Away Free Data in South Africa Amidst High Data Costs

Community LifestyleInformation Technology (IT)

What happens when a country reeling under its high mobile data cost, is struggling to find a solution in the foreseeable future? While telecoms companies and government regulatory authorities in South Africa are caught up in the policy flip-flops and ground realities of financial viability. One person had an ingenious take on this situation.

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Al Khair Honey launches Oriental Fusion

WellnessFood

AL Khair Honey, one of the largest producers of pure unadulterated honey in South Africa, today announced the launch of Oriental Fusion, a Limited Edition Infused Honey, for the winter season.

“We’re introducing a selection of spices blended into a CREAMED honey to give your normal cuppa coffee or tea an instant upgrade to chai latte...  1 - 2 teaspoons is all it takes.” Said Farzana Danka, founder of Al Khair Honey.

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RECOGNISING THE PEOPLE WHO PROTECT WILDLIFE

Community LifestyleCommunity Affairs

Africa’s wildlife is a vital part of the continent’s heritage. They are in many ways not a part of Africa, they are Africa. The increasing threats to Africa’s wildlife suggest that Africa could be in danger of losing a part of its identity. But there is hope. There are brave unsung heroes who devote their lives to mitigating these threats by conserving and protecting African wildlife.

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BIRST 7 BRINGS CENTRALISED AND DECENTRALISED ANALYTICS TO THE ENTERPRISE

Business Information Technology (IT)

New software release provides freedom and control with a modern consumer grade user interface for the connected enterprise

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THE IMPORTANCE OF UNDERCOVER AGENTS IN TRANSPORT

Electronics/ComputersTelecommunications

The transportation industry provides a vital service to the South African business industry at large. Transporting goods and supplies from one location to another is a vital, but also very risky business. Trucks and other modes of transportation are particularly vulnerable to the threat of crime and fraudulent action while the goods are on the road and/or in transit.

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THE DETRIMENTAL EFFECT OF POOR SECURITY ON HOSPITALITY

Business Information Technology (IT)

In South Africa, hospitality is a booming industry. The country’s ‘exotic’ wildlife and evocative nature draw thousands of international guests to South African shores annually. This, in turn, results in positive growth for the local tourism industry - and holds large benefits for the South African hospitality industry at large.

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Property sector careers could be key to reducing youth unemployment in South Africa

Education Training

“There are a number of great job opportunities for young people in the South African property market,” says MultiNET CEO Shaun Rademeyer, “from youth with practical hands-on abilities to do things like electrical or plumbing work, to those who prefer to sell or to arrange bonds, contracts and financing.”

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ALL ROADS LEADS TO SOWETO BIGGEST GAMING FESTIVAL

Education Training

“in keeping with our mission, we have designed this event to be accessible to everyone and creating a tournament structure that is more inclusive. Said Gabriel Ramokotjo, Director, I-Village Foundation NPC. The Tech Fest allows us to open the doors to many who are interested in entering the gaming arena meet the needs of technology and gaming enthusiasts in Soweto and the surrounding areas which are together home to several million people, most of them under 30 years of age”.

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SOUTH AFRICA: LOCAL EVENTS EXCEED GLOBAL STANDARDS

MediaInformation Technology (IT)

South Africa is often seen as lagging behind the global curve. In the technology space, for example, the country has often been considered about five years behind developed countries. As Industry 4.0 revolutionises the digital workplace, however, a global shift is reducing the gap between markets across industries. The South African events industry is one which has, in many ways, exceeded global standards. 

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Traka accelerates expansion into wider African markets

Business Current Affairs

Leveraging on almost two decades of experience in South Africa, and a presence in a further six African countries, networked key and equipment management solutions company Traka Africa announces an acceleration in their growth strategy. It plans to open new operations or expand more widely in five Southern African countries, as well as into East Africa

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BEVERLY HILLS PLASTIC SURGEON TO BE HONOURED AT CANNES FOR HIS HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS!

Community Affairs

SOUTH AFRICA, JOHANNESBURG, Wednesday, 14 May 2019:

Dr. Michael K. Obeng, Founder and CEO of R.E.S.T.O.R.E Worldwide Inc. will be honoured for his remarkable contribution to mankind at the highly anticipated Cannes Charity Gala with Elegant VIP Event Gala (EVE) on Wednesday, 22 May 2019, at the Carlton Beach Club in Cannes, France.

 

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BEVERLY HILLS PLASTIC SURGEON TO BE HONOURED AT CANNES FOR HIS HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS!

Community Affairs

SOUTH AFRICA, JOHANNESBURG, Wednesday, 14 May 2019:

Dr. Michael K. Obeng, Founder and CEO of R.E.S.T.O.R.E Worldwide Inc. will be honoured for his remarkable contribution to mankind at the highly anticipated Cannes Charity Gala with Elegant VIP Event Gala (EVE) on Wednesday, 22 May 2019, at the Carlton Beach Club in Cannes, France.

 

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BEVERLY HILLS PLASTIC SURGEON TO BE HONOURED AT CANNES FOR HIS HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS!

Community Affairs

SOUTH AFRICA, JOHANNESBURG, Wednesday, 14 May 2019:

Dr. Michael K. Obeng, Founder and CEO of R.E.S.T.O.R.E Worldwide Inc. will be honoured for his remarkable contribution to mankind at the highly anticipated Cannes Charity Gala with Elegant VIP Event Gala (EVE) on Wednesday, 22 May 2019, at the Carlton Beach Club in Cannes, France.

 

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EMBRACING TECH FOR EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT

Business Information Technology (IT)

The world is drowning in data. As organisations across the globe attempt to manage these massive datasets, varying sources and formats emerge. This leads to disparate data, management silos and questionable reporting based on varying data.

 

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LOCALISE OR GLOBALISE - HOW ERP MANAGES OPERATIONS ACROSS LOCATIONS

Business Construction

Across the manufacturing and distribution sectors, improving operational efficiency is the difference between success and failure. To achieve this, organisations must employ the latest technology for effective Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). When managed correctly, ERP integrates all aspects of an organisation’s operational workflow, bringing product planning, development, manufacturing, sales and marketing together to create a streamlined and united big picture.

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Volvo Car South Africa Introduces Six Months Paid Parental Leave

Gender IssuesWomen`s Interest

Volvo Car South Africa launches a paid gender-neutral parental leave policy offering mothers and fathers a total of six months leave

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MODERN ANALYTICS DRIVE PROACTIVE TRANSPARENCY

Information Technology (IT)Alcoholic Beverages

Thanks to modern analytics and a revolutionised approach to business intelligence (BI), today’s businesses are afforded the opportunity to make decisions based on the analysis of real-time data, making the business more proactive and transparent.

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AFRICA’S DIGITAL HOSPITALITY TRANSFORMS GUEST EXPERIENCES

Business Information Technology (IT)

As hospitality providers across the globe embrace digital transformation, the question arises; what do intelligent hotels offer? From guestroom automation to location-based interactions, mobile engagement, hyper personalisation, APIs and integration – the goal is excellent customer service. Is this possible? Is Africa ready for the “Digital Hotel”?

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THE VALUE OF A CARING LEADER

Community LifestyleBusiness

Compassionate leaders are taking the workforce by storm. Supporting humanitarian organisations and actively participating in charitable events help to band the workforce together with a positive mission. This leads to increased energy and boosts moods, which in turn leads to better productivity and workplace morale. 

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SYSTEMS, CONTROLS AND PARAMETERS THE IMPORTANCE OF CORPORATE SECURITY AUDITS

Business Information Technology (IT)

Businesses across South Africa face massive internal and external security threats daily. While each has its own unique risks associated to its industry, location and assets, the reality is that adequate protection is required. The key to implementing suitable protection lies in the systems, control and parameters put in place. According to experts in the field, the first step in achieving this is a physical security audit.

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HOW TO HELP CUSTOMERS EMBRACE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

Business Information Technology (IT)

Data by itself is useless. For it to have any real, tangible value, one must be able to turn data into information and turn information into decision making. Innovative emerging technology is making this a reality, as associative logic transforms the business intelligence landscape. With this unique logic, insights are presented in a way that wouldn’t be clear from a spreadsheet, empowering users to make informed decisions.

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EFFECTIVE HAND HYGIENE FOR YOUR HEALTH

Education Community Lifestyle

The most common and often underrated cause of the spread of illness is poor hand hygiene. Despite the commonly known mantras for advice many have heard growing up, like ‘wash your hands before you eat’, ‘wash your hands after using the lavatory’, etc. the startling fact is that a large percentage of people forgo this advice all together.

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LINKING PEOPLE, DATA & TECH FOR ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS

Education Training

Data literacy is a critical component of success in the modern world. What is the use of innovative tools if users don’t understand how they function? Can users fully utilise the abilities of these tools? Without adequate literacy, user adoption suffers. As a result, organisations are spending a large portion of their annual budgets on software, tools and infrastructure that is not being used effectively.

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: AFRICAN RHINO CONSERVATION LEADERS

Education Conservation

A statement prepared by the South African Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), reflects that its Integrated Strategic Management of Rhinoceros showed some success in 2018. The report confirms that, from 1st January to 31st December 2018, 769 rhino were poached in South Africa (compared to 1 028 poached in 2017). Of these, 421 rhino were killed in the Kruger National Park, and 142 were poached in KwaZulu-Natal.

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The Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation Releases the Drakensberg Inclusive Growth Forum Report

Education Community Affairs

The Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation officially releases the Drakensberg Inclusive Growth Forum Report to President Cyril Ramaphosa and the people of South Africa at a handover ceremony on 27 March 2019 at the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).

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“SMARTSTREAMING” ENTERPRISE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Business Information Technology (IT)

Statistics SA recently released its findings that the South African economy grew by 1.4 percent in the last quarter of 2018. While this is encouraging and a move in the right direction, many are still faced with the question; “is this growth sustainable?”. Mirroring this question, industries across the African continent are seeking solutions that will effectively help organisations to accelerate growth while keeping cost and risk under control.

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Special Olympics South Africa Team Does Us Proud

Community LifestyleAll Sport

On the 7th March 2019 we saw the departure of our Special Olympics South Africa National Team as they left to participate in the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, the biggest sporting and humanitarian event in the world.

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New major road rules proposed for SA

Community DevelopmentTransport

According to the latest reports by the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), South Africa could soon have new harsher road rules, all of which are aimed at curbing the high incidents of road accidents in our country.

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WPP launches initiative to develop its female senior leaders in SA

Business Wellness

WPP today held its first WPP Stella event in South Africa, as part of the company’s continued commitment to developing its female leaders.

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Winning with Sustainability in Retail

WellnessConservation

While there’s pessimism in the air with regards to global product sales, every day there are also groundbreaking changes being implemented by brands and activists who genuinely want to “be the change” when it comes to sustainability.

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The Role of Manufacturing in Africa

Education Community Development

Manufacturing plays a prominent role in Africa’s economic development made evident by how industrial growth positively affects the overall GDP and productivity of the nation. 

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Oil & Gas Leaders Unpack South Africa’s Massive Gas Discovery with the Africa Energy Chamber

Community DevelopmentManufacturing

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) hosted senior industry leaders at a breakfast event entitled, “The role of indigenous Oil and Gas resources in Developing South Africa's economy.”

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Africa Institute of South Africa in the Human Sciences Research Council

Education Community Development

Emerging scholars from different parts of Africa will meet in South Africa for the 13th annual Africa Young Graduates and Scholars (AYGS) conference to be held at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Auckland Park Kingsway Campus from 18 to 20 March 2019.

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The Impact of Industry 4.0 on Africa’s Manufacturing Sector

Education Community Lifestyle

Despite its status of a developing continent, Africa’s manufacturing space stands the opportunity to reap significant benefits from Industry 4.0, also known as “Fourth Industrial Revolution”. 

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Giant pumpkin of 601.8kg wins in Heidelberg

Community LifestyleCommunity Affairs

Jacob du Plessis, from Vyeboom in Villiersdorp, was crowned the 2019 champion at the 9th annual Giant Pumpkin Festival in Heidelberg this weekend with a pumpkin weighing in at an astonishing 601.8kg.

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CEOS BANDING TOGETHER FOR GOOD

Education Business

CEOs are banding together to make a difference and it is certain to have a major, positive impact on workplace morale. More and more business leaders seem to be raising their hands to participate in charitable events. This humanitarian focus and drive not only aids deserving charities, but the business leaders and their staff as well.

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Ellies powers up the hearts of Soweto Children’s homes in Joburg

Community DevelopmentElectronics/Computers

Over the years, South African homes and businesses have been lit up and connected with the leading South African manufacturer and distributor of local electrical and electronics solutions company, Ellies. To pay homage to South Africa, Ellies’ CSI division, Ellies Engage have made it their mission to serve the communities in which they operate.

 

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Leading African FMCG manufacturer gets future-fit with speedy HANA Database migration

Business Community Development

Bidco Africa, the largest manufacturer of FMCG in East Africa, migrates to SAP HANA Database to gain real-time, in-memory computing capabilities and improve its delivery to customers.

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Homegrown African seed companies outperform multinational peers in serving smallholder farmers

Business Agriculture

Two homegrown African seed companies top the 2019 Access to Seeds Index for Eastern and Southern Africa, for playing a key role in raising smallholder farmer productivity, according to new research by the Amsterdam-based Access to Seeds Foundation.
 

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Sasol Bursary Programme aims to help you harness your potential

Education Training

Sasol, the employer of choice in the chemical and energy sector, has announced that applications for its corporate bursary programme are now open for the 2020 academic year.

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Volvo XC60 Wins Executive SUV of The Year at The Cars.co.za

Automotive

Volvo Cars scooped the biggest award in the Executive SUV category

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Volvo Cars To Impose 180 kph Speed Limit On All Cars To Highlight Dangers of Speeding

Community AffairsAutomotive

Volvo Cars, as a worldwide leader in safety, is sending a strong signal about the dangers of speeding and will limit the speed on all its cars to 180kph from 2020

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FIVE KEY INCLUSIONS TO CONSIDER WHEN BUILDING AN IT STRATEGY

Business Information Technology (IT)

Every year, experts from vertical industries, consulting firms and technology providers share their forecasts of the top topics that will be making headlines and drive IT sales. The lists profile innovative solutions that are creating buzz and gaining sales momentum. This grocery list-approach to IT investments underscores one of the faults in today’s adoption trends: where’s the strategy?

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MEA BUSINESS AWARDS - REWARDING EXCELLENCE

Education Community Affairs

The economic and socio-political climate globally, but more specifically within South Africa itself, is such that South African businesses find themselves in a very volatile market. Although it seems that the country has rather successfully moved out of the economic threats of 2017, the ground is still far from stable.

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Music Alla Kaap 2019

Community LifestyleEntertainment Variety

The very successful Cape Town concert series Music Alla Kaap is back in 2019 with this incredibly diverse all-star line-up. In its 6th year, Music Alla Kaap has become a must-see event on Cape Town's social calendar and now coming to Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth. coming to Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth.

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Sanofi Genzyme South Africa Supports 12th Annual Rare Disease Day

Business Health

On the last day of February each year, Sanofi Genzyme joins hundreds of organisations globally to recognise International Rare Disease Day, with a view of raising awareness around rare diseases and its impact on patients' lives.

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Africa Energy Indaba 2019 Once Again Proven its Worth to the Continent

Business Electricity

The much-anticipated Africa Energy Indaba Conference held in collaboration with strategic partners, the World Energy Council, NEPAD Agency and SANEA was yet again, a raging success.

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Exponential Finance Summit set to boost SA's economy

Business Economy

Singularity University South Africa is proud to present the inaugural Exponential Finance Summit, which will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 29 and 30 May 2019.

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BWT‘s Pink continues to light up Formula 1 in 2019

CultureExhibitions & Events

BWT - The Best Water Technology Group stays on the F1 grid continuing as a Formula 1 principal sponsor in 2019. This year, the two pink cars with the drivers Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll will be racing as team  SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team.

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LEARNING, PARTNERSHIPS KEY TO TECH SUCCESS

Business Banking

In a field where limits are only imposed by the imagination, businesses must continue to learn, evolve and partner to create ongoing success. Technology today is as simple as it will ever be. It is advancing exponentially, daily and the real challenge is not only to keep up, but to get ahead, delivering solutions before the world even knows it needs them.

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AUDITING FIRMS, TECHNOLOGY AND THEIR EFFECT ON PROFESSIONAL INVESTIGATIONS

Legal Banking

Thirty years ago, South Africa’s professional landscape looked completely different to what it is today. The investigations industry has been revolutionised by the advent of auditing firms which conduct internal investigations, and innovative technology that both simplifies and complicates the sector.

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The value of radio for brands

Business Marketing

When you think of the elements that make up a modern-day marketing strategy, radio might not come to mind immediately. However, don’t forget that, together with print and digital media, radio forms an integral part of a successful omnichannel strategy. To celebrate World Radio Day, Newsclip Media Monitoring takes a look at the value radio offers brands.

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INFOR ANNOUNCES $1.5 BILLION INVESTMENT AHEAD OF POTENTIAL IPO

Business Trade

Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialised by industry, today announced an agreement to receive a $1.5 billion investment from shareholders Koch Equity Development, LLC (KED) and Golden Gate Capital.

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THE BENEFITS OF FOSTERING A CULTURE OF COMPASSION IN THE WORKPLACE

Education Wellness

The corporate world is often described as being a ‘cut throat’ and ‘dog-eat-dog’ environment, where the strong survive and thrive by trampling on the weaker people below them. However, with the increase in psychological studies and research into the impact of aggression versus humanity in the workplace, it has become more and more evident that a positive, inclusive environment yields better work cohesion, a stronger team and (ultimately) more success.

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THE UGLY TRUTH ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE

Community LifestyleWellness

Climate change is a real problem, it is not just going to go away simply by looking the other way. It is a serious issue that needs to be recognised and addressed. The issue, although fundamentally and most importantly an environmental one, also has a ripple effect which negatively impacts businesses and the economic climate at large.

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EXPERIENCEING THE CEO WHEELCHAIR CAMPAIGN

Education Wellness

In a world often ruled by its CEOs and top-level influencers, it is hard to imagine these magnates as vulnerable or helpless. They are powerful players in the South African economy, they rule their organisations and guide them towards success – but what if they were wheelchair bound and reliant on others for their every daily need?

 

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THE IMPORTANCE OF GREEN CONTRACT CLEANERS IN FACILITY MANAGEMENT

Education Wellness

Facility management is no easy task. The added pressure of needing to gain and maintain a green status can be overwhelming for even the most efficient facility managers. Understanding which products to use and just how to use them can be a time consuming and exasperating task.

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DRIVING TRANSFORMATION & SUPERIOR GUEST EXPERIENCES IN HOSPITALITY

WellnessInformation Technology (IT)

Thanks to Industry 4.0, globalisation and rapid digitalisation, today’s consumers are very connected and mobile.  How does this impact the hospitality industry?

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HOW TO: SERVICE MANAGEMENT FOR EVERY INDUSTRY

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Service-centered industries face two key challenges in their pursuit to success; becoming ever more responsive, and delivering accurate, reliable services at speed. The services industry can be fickle. Research reveals that customers are twice as likely to report a bad experience than share about a good one. This means that services must be delivered on time, as required, and in excellence to avoid watching customers walk out the door.

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Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme honours tertiary student funders

Education Financial Services

The Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme (ISFAP) has hosted a successful Recognition Dinner, honouring their bursars, funders and donors who have assisted them in funding tertiary students in the year 2017 and 2018.

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Bringing early learning to every child in South Africa is possible

Education Economy

In its national development plan, the government of South Africa aims to create universal access to early childhood learning by 2030. Local organisation, SmartStart, believes it has found the answer to make this possible. 

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DRIVING ACCELERATED GROWTH IN AUTOMOTIVE BUSINESS

Information Technology (IT)Mature Interest

The automotive industry faces constant change. According to the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA), to achieve success, the automotive industry must deliver: internationally competitive products; fuel efficient, environmentally friendly vehicles; improved quality and choice; and high quality after sales service.

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Accounting Professionals Encouraged to Unlock Their Entrepreneurial Mind-Set

Business Labour

The world’s most successful entrepreneurs share the characteristics of being resourceful, innovative and highly skilled at problem-solving. 

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Spoil your loved one with a gift that lasts

Community AffairsPackaging Products

We know that change is as good as a holiday, so why not double-up on the festive fever (and its blissful soul-food effect) by surprising your loved ones with exactly that... change (that lasts).

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CEO WHEELCHAIR CAMPAIGN SUPPORTING THE VULNERABLE

Education Training

There are parts of society that are often forgotten in the modern, chaotic, commercial world in which we live. However, the forgotten are not absent. They still exist and, in the right hands, thrive. The truth is that South Africa, and the world at large, has a population of people who struggle with profound intellectual disabilities and the related challenges.  

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ebiexperts Welcomes South Africa Qlik Master Reseller

DistributionInformation Technology (IT)

Specialist Business Intelligence (BI) software product development company,  QVAuctor – ebiexperts, recently announced its new distribution partnership with South Africa Qlik Master Reseller (SAQMR, SAQlik).

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YEAR END FUNCTIONS & THE IMPORTANCE OF VETTING VENDORS

Community LifestyleCommunity Development

As the year winds to an end, most corporate, commercial and industrial organisations are planning year end functions. These events are designed to thank employees for their loyal service throughout the year, give them the opportunity to strengthen team dynamics in preparation for the new year, and energise them for the work to come. Nothing could dampen spirits faster than event crashers, theft, disruption, or event suppliers failing to deliver on their promises on the day.

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OVERCOMING DIGITAL DREAD

ConstructionInformation Technology (IT)

As African manufacturers begin to upgrade their operations, mapping out an incremental approach is essential. Smart factories, digitisation, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are all hot topics in the manufacturing sector, generating considerable buzz - and some consternation. These disruptive technologies are exciting, yet the complexity can also be overwhelming.

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Women triumph at SANEA awards

ConservationWomen`s Interest

The 2018 South African National Energy Association (SANEA) awards evening was held at the end of August 2018.

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Waterfall named Best Mixed-use Development in South Africa for fifth year running

Business Construction

At a lavish ceremony held at the exclusive Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah hotel on 11 October 2018, Waterfall Management Company was honoured with the Best Mixed-use Development in South Africa 2018/2019 award for the Waterfall development. 

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STRIKES AND THEIR ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES

ConstructionCommunity Affairs

After conducting intensive research* into the topic of strikes and labour unrest, the Mandela Initiative came to several conclusions. One of these was that the right to strike is made up of a delicate balance between the power of firms and the rights of employees, and is considered a sign of a healthy democracy.

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THE EASTERN CAPE FOLLOWS CAPE TOWN IN ITS WATER CRISIS

Community LifestyleWellness

The redemption of Cape Town dam water levels has been met with marked relief. Day Zero was effectively kept at bay. Reportedly, dam levels in the Western Cape have continued to rise. According to Capetownetc.com, these levels have now pushed past the 74% mark. This is a drastic improvement on the 37.5% that was reported at the same time last year. The Western Cape also has a strong forecast of good rainfall for the coming weeks.

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CCMA AND THE KEY TO PROCEDURAL FAIRNESS

ConstructionLabour

In South Africa, stringent Labour Laws have created somewhat of a minefield for employers to navigate when it comes to disciplinary procedures. While protecting the rights of the employee is paramount, employers that are not completely up to date with the relevant legislation could soon find themselves in hot water.