Signing ceremony (L-R): Garth Strachan, acting CEO of SABS; Jodi Scholtz, Group Chief Operating Officer at the dti and co-administrator of SABS; Tshenge Demana, Chief Director of Technical Infrastructure Institutions at the dti and co-administrator of SABS; Alfred Kgotlaesile, Manager Compulsory Standards at BOBS; Masego Marobela Managing Director of BOBS; and Keo Segomelo, Director Standards at BOBS.
Botswana and SA cooperation on standards laws

South Africa and Botswana have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to formalise their commitment to collaborate on all standards related matters, including standards development and recognising South Africa as an inspection services provider for the implementation of the Botswana Standards (import inspection) regulations.

3 days ago

#FoodNextAfrica: The SA food startup championing traditional African flavours
#FoodNextAfrica: The SA food startup championing traditional African flavours

Young entrepreneur Sipamandla Manqele is using food to inspire pride in indigenous African ingredients, while economically uplifting the small-scale farmers and local communities involved in their cultivation and processing.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 17 Sep 2019

AfCFTA under the spotlight at ISO assembly
AfCFTA under the spotlight at ISO assembly

Support for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement formed part of discussions at the 42nd General Assembly of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), currently underway in Cape Town.

17 Sep 2019

#GartnerSYM: Offering the 'everything customer' the multi-experience
#GartnerSYM: Offering the 'everything customer' the multi-experience

Continuing the opening keynote from the first morning of Gartner Symposium 2019, Don Scheibenreif, distinguished VP analyst at Gartner, explained the concept of the 'everything consumer' and why we need to offer them the all-new multi-experience.

By Leigh Andrews 17 Sep 2019

Mozambican designer Eliana Murargy presents at NYFW
Mozambican designer Eliana Murargy presents at NYFW

Mozambican fashion designer Eliana Rodrigues Murargy's 'Basking in the Osun River' collection debuted on the runway at New York Fashion Week this month.

16 Sep 2019

Pentawards 2019 honours best in global packaging design
Pentawards 2019 honours best in global packaging design

The winners of the annual Pentawards, a prestigious packaging design competition, were recognised at a gala ceremony held on 12 September in London.

16 Sep 2019