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Award-winning Chef Luke Dale Roberts puts his foot in the right direction with Birkenstock

Fashion Food

Birkenstock, established in 1774 in Germany, is a world-renowned brand that has taken the world by storm with its ground-breaking footwear. Much like the iconic global brand Luke Dale Roberts, founder and creative genius behind The Test Kitchen restaurant, has stood the test of time and thus completed the beauty of a partnership between two strong likeminded brands.

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Osidon: SA’S fastest-growing SME accountant

EconomyAccountancy

Since its launch in May 2019, the world’s first online digital accountant Osidon has grown in leaps and bounds.

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The future of South Africa: boosting tech investment

Information Technology (IT)Economy

South Africa is destined to become the Silicon Valley of Africa. 

 

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HOW TECHNOLOGY SHAPES THE MODERN GUEST CULTURE AND EXPERIENCE

Business Information Technology (IT)

In the wake of Industry 4.0 there is no doubt that technology – both its advancements and shortcomings – is dictating the speed of change across the globe. As emerging technologies innovate, so customer expectations evolve, requiring even more innovation. This is a never-ending cycle.

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How parents can help their teens to choose the right career

Education Training

Choosing the right career can be tough, especially for an 18-year-old who has just completed high school and is suddenly faced with a mountain of new life decisions and career options. While the decision ultimately lies with the teen, parents play an important role in guiding them to make good career choices. Guardians should take an active role in this process when the time comes to choose the right qualifications and institutions.

 

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Civil society organisations are concerned about the effect of persistent PAIA non-compliance

Legal Government

In recognition of International Day for Universal Access to Information 2019, the Access to Information Network (ATI Network) releases its 9th shadow report. The report documents the outcomes and experiences of  ATI Network civil society and media organisations in South Africa, using the Promotion of Access to Information Act of 2000 (PAIA), between 1 June 2017 - 31 July 2018.

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SOUTH AFRICA: FRAUD CONSIDERED MORE SERIOUS THAN MURDER HEAVIER PUNISHMENT IMPOSED

Business Information Technology (IT)

South Africa has seen a surge of fraud related crimes happening within white-collar business sectors of the country. Fraud constitutes a serious economic crime and should not be treated as a normal theft issue. Company leaders must become more vigilant than ever to ensure that their company does not fall victim to the ever-present threat of fraud.

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INFOR ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TRANSITION

Business Information Technology (IT)

Infor, a leading provider of business applications specialised by industry and built for the cloud, announced a planned leadership transition on 21 August 2019, effective immediately. Through this transition, Kevin Samuelson, who has served as Infor’s CFO, has been named Chief Executive Officer. Charles Phillips, who has served as CEO since 2010, has been named Chairman of Infor’s Board of Directors. Samuelson will also join Infor’s Board of Directors.

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Eclectic collaboration set to benefit conservation and the community

ConservationAnimal care

A unique collaboration that brings together conservationists, entrepreneurs and the community was launched at a festive evening in Cape Town on Thursday 26 September.

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Changing the human conversation

Information Technology (IT)Security

Hack the human. This is a growing trend understood very clearly by the well-funded and organised cybercrime landscape.  The cyber-syndicate and criminal know that it is far easier to access systems through people than it is to go through the technology. 

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Commonwealth heads of government to meet in Rwanda

Community DevelopmentCurrent Affairs


The June 2020 meeting will focus on connecting, innovating and transforming. The next Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) has been officially launched in a video message from the President of Rwanda and the Commonwealth Secretary-General.

 

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THE IMORTANCE OF BODY WORN CAMERAS IN THE WORKPLACE

Business Information Technology (IT)

South Africa has recently seen a huge spike in criminal behaviour. This has particularly been evidenced by the recent gender-based violence incidents, xenophobic attacks, looting and rioting. This spike has led many South African citizens to decide that they will no longer stand by silently with the belief that the time has come to fight back.

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J&B HIVE’S NEW HOME HAS BRAAMFONTEIN BUZZING

SalesAlcoholic Beverages

The J&B Hive is both a catalyst for creative entrepreneurs wishing to accelerate their business endeavours as well as a space facilitating creative collaboration has taken up residence at 81 De Korte Street in trendy Braamfontein with a view to accommodate its growing community. 

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MODERNISING THE MANUFACTURING VALUE CHAIN WITH DATA

Business Information Technology (IT)

Across the entire value chain, manufacturing organisations are under constant pressure to innovate products and services. To remain competitive, greater customer intimacy must be established, and more must be achieved with less resources. This is no easy feat. These complex trends, when harnessed correctly, are making the modern plant more efficient, productive and aware of the data required to perform better. 

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How to avoid dipping sales throughout the seasons

Business Marketing

The business industry is constantly changing, so it’s imperative to stay at the top if your game in order to keep profits increasing. 

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US–China Trade Jitters Drive Spike in Thailand’s Residence Program Applications

EconomyRental

Latest data suggests that Thailand is set to become an unintended beneficiary of the current turbulent trade relations between the world’s two most powerful economies.

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EOH SIMPLIFYING ICT; THE LAUNCH OF iOCO

Business Information Technology (IT)

In a two-speed world, digital transformation is a prerequisite to competing in an exponential future. While organisations strive to keep pace in an intelligent, open and connected world they must meet the demands of rampant automation, growth and innovation. The key to success lies in not choosing between building on old systems or taking the path of disruption – but rather inculcating the agility to do both.

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ENGAGING THE STUDENTS OF TODAY AND TOMORROW: THE RISE OF MOBILE COMMUNICATION IN AFRICA

Education Audiovisual

As the world strives to keep pace with the fourth industrial revolution, as millennials enter the workforce, and as post-millennials enroll at educational facilities, a common requirement is the embracement of technology. This results in an increased demand for companies and institutions to offer innovations, such as mobile solutions, that meet the expectations and needs of these generations.

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WHY GREEN CORPORATE MAKES FINANCIAL SENSE

Business Wellness

The bottom line has always been important within the corporate world. Organisations need to make decisions that make financial sense to ensure that the company remains viable, is profitable and can continue doing its work.  

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Technology and the future of work

AutomotiveTransport

Hosted by Uber, the conference, “The Future of Work”, held in Cape Town today, steered an open discussion on the main changes taking place in the world of work.

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THE RHINO CONSERVATION AWARDS: HONOURING COURAGE AND SACRIFICE

ConservationCommunity Affairs

Many of our continent’s most majestic species of wildlife face a real threat of extinction. Africa is losing the very thing that makes it unique and valuable, its wildlife. To counter this, various organisations and individuals have taken it upon themselves to commit their lives to conserving these animals.  

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Spring clean your business the Marie Kondo way

Information Technology (IT)

It’s official, Spring is finally here – the days are getting longer, the air is getting warmer, and that means we’re all starting to get our mental energy, motivation and mojo back.

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A Heritage of Pain and Healing

WellnessCommunity Affairs

What started out as a discussion on African spirituality with the aim of understanding, reconciling and building bridges of spiritual understanding, turned into an intense reflection on the pain and healing that we need as a people and as a nation. 

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Tuition Hikes and International Student Visa Restrictions Fuel Demand for Investment Migration Programs

Education International Relations

As global headlines are dominated by the effects of changing immigration policies in the UK and the US, there is one consequence that has gone largely unnoticed: a significant decline in international student numbers. 

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HR: THE UNSEEN THREAT WITHIN THE CORPORATE WORLD

Business Information Technology (IT)

In today’s marketplace the crime and corruption within the business sector, and the country at large, is a real threat and concern for many South African business owners and managers. There seems to be a real surge of attempts at increasing security and protecting companies and businesses from potential criminal threats. What most don’t realise is that, often, their biggest threat comes from within.

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New appointment: Chef Kieran — Punchinello's launches Venetian-style winter menu

Food Catering

Chef Kieran has been appointed as the Executive Chef of Punchinello’s based at the Southern Sun Montecasino hotel as well as being Group Development Chef for the group’s offshore properties.

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FOOD INDUSTRY HEALTH RISKS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

Alcoholic BeveragesHealth

Every organisation operating in the food industry faces a great amount of responsibility. If errors occur within the manufacturing processes, food cultivation or production, the negative effects can be far reaching and devastating. This is often evidenced by incidences such as the listeria outbreak, pests being found in food, and general poor quality of produce once it reaches store shelves. 

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Help to choose your next tablet: Apple or Android?

Research Information Technology (IT)

Great news for tablet fans. With our busy on-the-go lifestyles, these nifty little devices are becoming more useful by the day. With each new generation of tablets being released, brands are cramming all sorts of exciting new technologies into their slim profiles, paving the way for a tablet revolution of note. 

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GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY DRIVING THE FUTURE SOUTH AFRICAN MARKETPLACE

Education Training

Today’s global marketplace finds itself in the ever growing, ever evolving digital era. As a result of Industry 4.0 and its emerging technologies, the constant technological advances and innovations are considered great successes among many industries. First world countries often have the resources they need to keep up with the demands of this so called fourth industrial revolution, but what of the rest of the world?

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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.