7 Dec 2021

Kaya 959 opens applications for 2022 internship programme
Kaya 959 opens applications for 2022 internship programme

Graduates in media studies, sound engineering and journalism are invited to apply for acceptance into Kaya 959's 2022 internship programme...

Marketing & MediaIssued by Kaya 959 6 Dec 2021

Smart Media broadens exposure for brands with new automatic fragrance units and hotspots in-store
Smart Media broadens exposure for brands with new automatic fragrance units and hotspots in-store

The new automatic fragrance units and hotspots located within Dis-Chem stores, aim to provide a non-touch and ideal opportunity for consumers to interact with the brand while shopping...

Marketing & MediaIssued by Smart Media 6 Dec 2021

Is InsurTech ensuring the continued recovery of SA's short-term insurance industry?
Is InsurTech ensuring the continued recovery of SA's short-term insurance industry?

Insight Survey's latest SA Short-Term Insurance Industry Landscape Report 2021, carefully examines the global and local short-term insurance landscape, based on the latest research and information...

Marketing & MediaIssued by Insight Survey 6 Dec 2021

Viewer analytics: What is it and how does it help ROI?
Viewer analytics: What is it and how does it help ROI?

Viewer analytics uses cameras and sensors to track the eye and facial movements of people looking at screens. Even a simple webcam connected to a laptop can be set up to perform rudimentary audience analytics...

Marketing & MediaIssued by TQ Group 6 Dec 2021

Kaya 959 continues to introduce new talent to the airwaves - welcomes weekend sport personality Oarabile Diphoko
Kaya 959 continues to introduce new talent to the airwaves - welcomes weekend sport personality Oarabile Diphoko

Popular Gauteng radio station Kaya 959 welcomes the new Weekend Sport anchor Oarabile Diphoko to the airwaves...

Marketing & MediaIssued by Kaya 959 6 Dec 2021

Local entrepreneurs use tech to build businesses during pandemic
Local entrepreneurs use tech to build businesses during pandemic

The effective use of technology to build a business can be a daunting thought for many young and under-resourced entrepreneurs, but when put to good use, it is the most useful tool in times like these...

Entrepreneurship 6 Dec 2021

Small industrialists will grow the economy - if red tape removed
Small industrialists will grow the economy - if red tape removed

The growth of small, medium and micro-enterprise (SMME) industrialists is the answer to reversing years of de-industrialisation in South Africa. Our 42 Inospace industrial parks, filled with over 1200 SMME businesses and entrepreneurs, show clear...

EntrepreneurshipIssued by Inospace 6 Dec 2021

Kia EV6 named 'Crossover of the Year' at 2021 TopGear.com Awards
Kia EV6 named 'Crossover of the Year' at 2021 TopGear.com Awards

- The judges were enamoured with the EV6's range, style and dynamic performance - EV6 offers buyers a choice of different battery packs and drivetrain configurations perfectly suited to various needs...

AutomotiveIssued by Kia Motors South Africa 6 Dec 2021

A crash course on road safety: the top causes of accidents
A crash course on road safety: the top causes of accidents

While road trip season usually means some quality time with friends and family, it can also end in tragedy. With road fatalities rising during the summer, it's smart to be aware of what causes accidents - and how to avoid them...

AutomotiveIssued by dotsure.co.za 6 Dec 2021

Gauteng has a new tourism chief executive
Gauteng has a new tourism chief executive

Gauteng Tourism Authority, the official destination marketing agency for the Gauteng City Region, has announced its new chief executive officer, Sthembiso "Sthe" Dlamini...

Tourism & TravelIssued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 6 Dec 2021

SA Tourism advocates for disability inclusion in the tourism sector
SA Tourism advocates for disability inclusion in the tourism sector

Travelling can be challenging for those who have impairments. The lack of adapted and accessible hotel rooms, restaurants, stores, bathrooms, and public spaces is one of the most significant challenges...

Tourism & Travel 6 Dec 2021

College would have been easier if only I had known to...
College would have been easier if only I had known to...

There's no doubt about how thrilling the 'college years' are. It's a time of discovery, figuring out your identity outside of school, and of course, learning all that you can so that you can prepare yourself for what you want to get out of life. It's...

EducationBy Kay Cheytanov, Issued by 3RC 6 Dec 2021

Ensure your workplace is universally accessible for visitors and staff
Ensure your workplace is universally accessible for visitors and staff

Each year, South Africa celebrates National Disability Rights Awareness Month between 3 November and 3 December. The latter is also the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and National Disability Rights Awareness Day...

HR & ManagementIssued by Aim Marketing & Communication Consultants 6 Dec 2021

Give yourself the biggest gift this Christmas, time to introspect
Give yourself the biggest gift this Christmas, time to introspect

As business leaders head into the final straight before the much-needed year-end break, some will be thinking about really personal issues: their bonuses and incentives that they might be hoping for but might not get...

HR & ManagementBy Lucia Mabasa, Issued by pinpoint one 6 Dec 2021

AFMA announces 2021 Intervarsity Writer's Cup competition winner
AFMA announces 2021 Intervarsity Writer's Cup competition winner

The Animal Feed Manufacturers Association (AFMA) annually hosts the Intervarsity Writer's Cup competition to encourage universities, student promoters, and students to communicate relevant research information in the AFMA Matrix quarterly magazine......

Agriculture 6 Dec 2021

Business leaders must declare 'zero tolerance' for GBV
Business leaders must declare 'zero tolerance' for GBV

Gender-based violence should be viewed as a human rights issue by South African companies, who have a vital role to play in eradicating the terrible scourge that is currently gripping our country...

CSI & SustainabilityIssued by Trialogue 6 Dec 2021

Thabiet Booley named CEO of Astron Energy
Thabiet Booley named CEO of Astron Energy

With over 24 years of experience within the petroleum industry at Sasol, Thabiet Booley has been appointed CEO of Astron Energy...

Energy & Mining 6 Dec 2021

A master storyteller
A master storyteller

From luxurious and extravagant or playful and colourful to plain and simple, a wine label's job is to catch the eye of the consumer and tell a story...

RetailIssued by Pyrotec 6 Dec 2021

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Clicks launches store-in-store beauty format in Cape Town

Retailer Clicks has opened a new beauty 'store-in-store' format at the Clicks store in Canal Walk with the aim to offer shoppers an elevated beauty experience.

Retail 6 Dec 2021

New Klipdrift doccie series launches 'Friends with Purpose'
New Klipdrift doccie series launches 'Friends with Purpose'

When it comes to friendship, Klipdrift has struck gold. They've searched the land to bring us stories of friendships that lift the heart and uplift communities. Klipdrift Friends with Purpose will highlight real South African friendships that go...

RetailIssued by Distell 6 Dec 2021

IAB, Google, Meta & TBWA launch Connected Womxn initiative
IAB, Google, Meta & TBWA launch Connected Womxn initiative

The IAB South Africa Transformation Council, in collaboration with Google, Meta, and TBWA, has launched the Connected Womxn initiative for women in the digital, marketing and media sectors...

Marketing & Media 6 Dec 2021

#PulpNonFiction: Free Britney and other true conspiracies
#PulpNonFiction: Free Britney and other true conspiracies

This week, Bronwyn Williams talks conspiracy theories and the possibility of them coming true...

Marketing & MediaBy Bronwyn Williams 6 Dec 2021

Amy Beck appointed as CMO at TransUnion Africa
Amy Beck appointed as CMO at TransUnion Africa

TransUnion Africa has appointed Amy Beck as Chief marketing officer and member of the company's executive team, effective 10 January 2022...

Marketing & Media 6 Dec 2021

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WPP acquires majority stake in Made Thought

WPP has announced its acquisition of a majority stake in Made Thought, a branding and design agency...

Marketing & Media 6 Dec 2021

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Janna Strang appointed head of PR and Reputation Management at Rainmaker Marketing

Rainmaker Marketing officially welcomed Janna Strang as head of the PR and Reputation Management division...

Marketing & Media 6 Dec 2021

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Generational inclusivity: a brand priority

South African marketers are optimistic about the future, but 66% believe that challenges are afoot, due to constantly shifting customer expectations...

Marketing & Media 6 Dec 2021

Adobe Stock enabling a new generation of Creativity through the power of AI
Adobe Stock enabling a new generation of Creativity through the power of AI

Recently, Adobe has started to leverage the power of artificial intelligence (into tools like Adobe Stock, to create end-to-end experiences and workflows that help creatives tell stories...

Marketing & MediaIssued by DaxData 6 Dec 2021

The courage of creativity
The courage of creativity

Does it take courage to be creative? And what does courageous creativity look like in the broader communications landscape?

Marketing & MediaBy Fareez Joulay 6 Dec 2021

Importance of new channels to modern PR complementing traditional media efforts
Importance of new channels to modern PR complementing traditional media efforts

As old-school PR professionals, we have always relied on traditional media, which includes print and online: newspapers or magazines and broadcast: TV or radio to create publicity for our clients...

Marketing & MediaBy Miranda Lusiba 6 Dec 2021

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South Africa's 10 most followed companies on LinkedIn 2021

LinkedIn Marketing has become an extremely important business tool...

Marketing & Media 6 Dec 2021

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2 Twitter executives step down as restructuring starts

Since his appointment as new Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has embarked on a major reorganisation of the company...

Marketing & Media 6 Dec 2021

Op-Ed: The pandemic is a massive opportunity for your SME - here's why
Op-Ed: The pandemic is a massive opportunity for your SME - here's why

Sales drives your business. The more potential customers you can reach, the greater your chances of making more sales...

EntrepreneurshipBy John Woollam, Issued by Euphoria 6 Dec 2021

Big hacks for small business growth and profitability
Big hacks for small business growth and profitability

Innovation and adaption almost go hand in hand, and never more so than in the last two years...

EntrepreneurshipBy Samantha Hogg 6 Dec 2021

Heavy Chef names SA's Top 5 Most Exciting Startups for 2021
Heavy Chef names SA's Top 5 Most Exciting Startups for 2021

Heavy Chef named South Africa's Top 5 Most Exciting Startups and is a celebration of our resilient local entrepreneur ecosystem that is brought to you in collaboration with PayFast And Xero....

Entrepreneurship 6 Dec 2021

36-year-old Alfa Romeo sells for R1.1m at South African auction
36-year-old Alfa Romeo sells for R1.1m at South African auction

An international bidding battle for a 1985 Alfa GTV 6 3L that started at R200,000 and ended at R1.1m was the nail-biting finale to the biggest vintage and classic car auction of the year in South Africa...

Automotive 6 Dec 2021

Toyota Land Cruiser 300 review: It's large and in charge, the master of Africa
Toyota Land Cruiser 300 review: It's large and in charge, the master of Africa

There is no mistaking the LC 300, and neither can you miss it. It's very big and makes its 'second' debut on local soil, after first being introduced here some 14 years ago...

AutomotiveBy Naresh Maharaj 6 Dec 2021

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Rangel invests R37m in SA expansion

Rangel Logistics Solutions announces an investment of R37m in the region to expand its South African operations and open an office in Zambia...

Logistics & Transport 6 Dec 2021

United Airlines resumes nonstop flights to Cape Town from New York
United Airlines resumes nonstop flights to Cape Town from New York

The Cape Town-New York/Newark route builds on United's existing service between Johannesburg and New York/Newark, launched in June this year...

Logistics & Transport 6 Dec 2021

MTN announces a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination policy for staff
MTN announces a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination policy for staff

MTN has announced that it will be implementing a mandatory vaccination policy for its staff from January 2022...

ICT 6 Dec 2021

Meta, Africa No Filter partner to boost VR content creators in Africa
Meta, Africa No Filter partner to boost VR content creators in Africa

Narrative change organisation, Africa No Filter, and Meta have partnered to launch a new programme called 'Future Africa: Telling Stories, Building Worlds'...

ICT 6 Dec 2021

Top 5 online scams this festive season and how to avoid them
Top 5 online scams this festive season and how to avoid them

Regardless of what holidays you may personally celebrate during this time, the reality is that this time of year sees an increase in fraud and cybercrime...

ICTBy Gil Vega 6 Dec 2021

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Visit Stellenbosch supports small tourism entrepreneurs, boosts local economy

In a bid to create employment and stimulate the local economy, Visit Stellenbosch has created multiple opportunities for niche tourism providers...

Tourism & Travel 6 Dec 2021

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The impact a high-engagement school environment has on learning

A child's engagement is crucial to their learning. Children can learn facts, but without engaging and having an experience or learning to apply the knowledge - then those facts do not have purpose or meaning...

Education 6 Dec 2021

Property investment: rental yield vs capital growth
Property investment: rental yield vs capital growth

There is no "right" answer to the question of whether rental yield or capital growth is best when it comes to measuring the return on investment...

Property 6 Dec 2021

No crisis at the NPA following Cronje resignation
No crisis at the NPA following Cronje resignation

NDPP Advocate Shamila Batohi has assured the nation that the authority is not in crisis following the resignation of the National Prosecuting Authority's Investigative Directorate head, Advocate Hermione Cronje...

Legal 6 Dec 2021

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Copyright and Performer's Protection Amendment Bills - update

Some of the proposed amendments to the Copyright Amendment Bill and the Performers' Protection Amendment Bill will shortly be advertised for public comment...

LegalBy Carla Collett and Cindy Leibowitz 6 Dec 2021

Change is the new normal: loyalty will be a linchpin in 2022

The successful businesses of the future recognise that adaptability should not end with the innovations rolled out during the pandemic...

HR & ManagementBy Robin Fisher 6 Dec 2021

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Good intentions are not enough: 3 radical actions to tackle unemployment

The South African government released the latest unemployment figures last week. They're not unexpected, but they're harrowing - and damning...

HR & ManagementBy Catherine Wijnberg and Anton Ressel 6 Dec 2021

Flexible employment is the ideal model for the construction industry in a state of flux
Flexible employment is the ideal model for the construction industry in a state of flux

The pandemic threw the construction industry into a state of turmoil. During the highest levels of lockdown, it was not permitted to operate at all...

Construction & EngineeringBy Donné Nieman 6 Dec 2021

Vinpro's Gen-Z vineyard project equips learners with viticulture knowledge
Vinpro's Gen-Z vineyard project equips learners with viticulture knowledge

The learners of Boland Agricultural High School will be gaining first-hand experience in wine grape cultivation after Vinpro's Gen-Z Vineyard Project establishes 40 different wine grape cultivars on the school's premises...

Agriculture 6 Dec 2021

Food insecurity is a "significant contributor to GBV"
Food insecurity is a "significant contributor to GBV"

As SA once again embarks on the annual campaign against GBV in our society, NGOs confirm that food insecurity is a significant contributor to GBV...

CSI & Sustainability 6 Dec 2021

Budgeting tips for resilient non-profit organisations
Budgeting tips for resilient non-profit organisations

Many NPO staffers lack financial skills, however, it's no easy task to forecast costs and allocate resources in light of the lingering impact of Covid-19...

CSI & Sustainability 6 Dec 2021

"Go to hell Shell" - protesters
"Go to hell Shell" - protesters

Over 200 people protested at Muizenberg beach in Cape Town on Sunday afternoon against Shell's planned seismic survey to explore oil and gas deposits off the Eastern Cape's Wild Coast...

CSI & SustainabilityBy Liezl Human 6 Dec 2021

Vaccination is simply the best defence against Covid-19
Vaccination is simply the best defence against Covid-19

Vaccine sceptics, naysayers and deliberately false information are putting more lives at risk. As we find ourselves with infection rates again rising...

Energy & MiningBy Dr Elton Dorkin 6 Dec 2021

Pioneer Foods recalls batches of Safari nuts and raisin products
Pioneer Foods recalls batches of Safari nuts and raisin products

Pioneer Foods has announced a recall of specific batches of the peanuts & raisins and cashew nuts products, sold under its Safari brand in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia...

Retail 6 Dec 2021

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SA's biggest retailers and brands move towards eco-friendly packaging

In response to both consumer and legislative pressures, some of South Africa's largest retailers and brands are now putting a greater emphasis on the recyclability of their packaging...

RetailBy Nonhlelo Nhleko, Paula-Ann Novotny and Ziyanda Ngcobo 6 Dec 2021

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Tiger Brands centenary: From family business to FMCG giant

As one of Africa's oldest ongoing FMCG businesses, Tiger Brands has housed and produced some of the continent's most well-known brands - including Jungle Oats, All Gold, Koo, and Black Cat - for up to 100 years...

Retail 6 Dec 2021

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Alberton's new hospital taking shape

Alberton is all set to launch a new hospital with state-of-the-art facilities to meet the growing demand for holistic healthcare in the region...

Healthcare 6 Dec 2021

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Biovac gears up to manufacture Pfizer vaccine

This month marks the incorporation of South Africa's Biovac Institute into Pfizer's supply chain, kickstarting the firm as the first in Africa to produce the mRNA vaccine in early 2022...

Healthcare 6 Dec 2021

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Digital drives innovation in healthcare services

Digital healthcare and telemedicine are not new concepts, but Covid-19 has dramatically accelerated their adoption and uptake. This is driving some serious innovation in the healthcare space...

HealthcareBy Tony Singleton 6 Dec 2021

The Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival moves to March 2022
The Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival moves to March 2022

The Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival will be held in March 2022 and will comprise a diverse lineup of ocean-minded events...

Lifestyle 6 Dec 2021



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