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Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa. Image source: Sigma Capital.
Naspers appoints new SA CEOArticle

Naspers has appointed Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa as CEO of its SA business....

8 Jul 2019

South African Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng addresses the audience at The Directors Event 2019. Image credit: Sunday Times.
The Directors Event 2019: Key insights revealedArticle

Key insights from The Directors Event, billed as the biggest board meeting, which brings leaders and key decision-makers together from the public and private sector to seek solutions to some of the country's many challenges...

3 Jul 2019

Former Sasol Coal miners claim more than R80 million for coal-related illnesses
Former Sasol Coal miners claim more than R80 million for coal-related illnessesArticle

Twenty-two former underground miners are claiming more than R80 million in damages from Sasol Coal after they contracted serious lung and other diseases as a result of years of inhaling coal dust while working in underground coal mines...

Ciaran Ryan 25 Apr 2019

'Every day a themed day' experience at Propak Africa 2019
'Every day a themed day' experience at Propak Africa 2019Article

Visitors to this year's Propak Africa can enjoy an 'every day a themed day' experience, where each of the four days of the show will focus on a different theme...

Issued by Propak 11 Mar 2019

Industry leaders share latest insights at Propak Africa 2019
Industry leaders share latest insights at Propak Africa 2019Article

More than 20 industry leaders from the packaging, printing, and plastics industries will be sharing their insights into the latest developments and challenges over four days of free-to-attend seminars taking place during Propak Africa next month...

Issued by Propak 7 Mar 2019

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Downgrades, elections and surviving the Zuma era. There's still hopeArticle

The latest Budget comes at a difficult time with the elections around the corner, a downgrade hanging in the balance and trying to mop up after nine years of corruption and maladministration...

Danette Breitenbach 1 Mar 2019

Insurance: What you don't know can hurt you
Insurance: What you don't know can hurt youArticle

Is the insurance industry asking the right questions for protecting this unpredictable world? One thing's for sure - as the world gets stranger, insurance is more important than ever, says MiWayLife...

Issued by MiWayLife 21 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: 8 travel trends we can expect to see in 2019
#BizTrends2019: 8 travel trends we can expect to see in 2019Article

From 2018, we carry forward the anti-plastic movement; our concerns about over tourism; the ever more natural choice of sustainable travel; and the important need to establish animal rights in tourism. But beyond that, what travel trends can we expect to see in 2019?

Dawn Jorgensen 2 Jan 2019

Atterbury, Talis Investment Partners conclude significant B-BBEE deal
Atterbury, Talis Investment Partners conclude significant B-BBEE dealArticle

The Atterbury Property Fund is now 30% owned by Talis Investment Partners...

9 Nov 2018

AlphaCode awards R16m to fintech startups
AlphaCode awards R16m to fintech startupsArticle

Rand Merchant Investment Holding (RMI), through AlphaCode, awarded entrepreneurial packages valued at R16m to eight of South Africa's most promising financial services startups...

19 Oct 2018

Source: motorpress.co.za
Everything you need to know about the new limited Nissan GT-R prototypeArticle

The recently revealed Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign is a new prototype vehicle to commemorate the 50th anniversaries of the GT-R and Italdesign...

3 Jul 2018

Announcing the 2018 FNB Business Innovation Awards' judges
Announcing the 2018 FNB Business Innovation Awards' judgesArticle

The five judges presiding over the selection process to determine the 2018 winner of FNB Business Innovation Awards (BIA) have been named. The awards are supported by Endeavor South Africa (EndeavorSA)...

20 Feb 2018

Digital skills, smart technology could transform SA manufacturing
Digital skills, smart technology could transform SA manufacturingArticle

The manufacturing industry's role in the South African economy has seen a long and sustained decline...

Daniel Schwartzkopff 19 Jan 2018

Dr Judy Dlamini, executive chairperson, Mbekani Group; Phuti Mahanyele, CEO, Sigma Capital; and Glenda Grey, president of the South African Medical Research Council.
#SBTopWomen: Gender equality by 2030Article

For gender equality to be achieved by 2030, women will have to overcome many challenges...

Danette Breitenbach 18 Aug 2017

Standard Bank announces 2017 Top Women Awards finalists
Standard Bank announces 2017 Top Women Awards finalistsArticle

The awards attracted a flood of entries for this year's 14th annual ceremony, which will take place at Emperors Palace on 17 August, before a host of business and government leaders, along with celebrities...

Issued by Topco Media 3 Aug 2017

Autumn winners of #SeasonsOfLourensford Instagram comp announced
Autumn winners of #SeasonsOfLourensford Instagram comp announcedArticle

The winners of the autumn edition of Lourensford Estate's Autumn #SeasonsOfLourensford Instagram competition has been announced...

14 Jun 2017

Top ten shortlist for The Venture
Top ten shortlist for The VentureArticle

Chivas Regal South Africa has announced the top 10 finalists of its unique elevator pitch series, The Venture, hosted by the Top Billing presenter, Lorna Maseko...

23 Jan 2017

Shanda Paine, Phuti Mahanyele, Hlubi Mboya and Candy Tothill
Tsogo Sun hosts women united in moving SA forwardArticle

Tsogo Sun's Citizenship team hosted a 'Celebrate and Inspire' Women's Day event with keynote speaker, businesswoman Phuti Mahanyele in celebration of Women's Month...

11 Aug 2016

Thuli Madonsela to speak on empowerment, government and business
Thuli Madonsela to speak on empowerment, government and businessArticle

The Public Protector, Adv. Madonsela, one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world, will share some of her experiences of bridging the gap between business, government and civil society at the Top Women Conference...

Issued by Topco Media 19 May 2016

Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust Awards
Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust AwardsArticle

The Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) recently hosted its third annual awards ceremony in Johannesburg to honour its bursary students for excellence in academics, leadership and community service...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 5 May 2016

Four Six Sigma tactics for a lean start-up
Four Six Sigma tactics for a lean start-upArticle

By using data, analysis, and quality control you'll enable your company to set your own profit margins without letting the market dictate the value. Here are four tactics to adopt to start trimming the fat in your new startup...

Charles Mburugu 7 Apr 2016

Pillar 3 - Customer Experience Mastery
Pillar 3 - Customer Experience MasteryArticle

A number of months ago I had the opportunity to review customer service at Disney and found pretty consistently that the top performers were those who had a genuine service obsession...

Charles Bennett, Issued by The Focus Group 21 Jan 2016

Bloomberg Business Media Innovators 2015 opens in Johannesburg
Bloomberg Business Media Innovators 2015 opens in JohannesburgArticle

The inaugural Bloomberg Africa Business Media Innovators 2015 opened in Johannesburg on 10 November 2015 to improve data access, international collaboration, journalism training and mobile adoption...

12 Nov 2015

AfricaCom 2015 Awards - shortlist announced
AfricaCom 2015 Awards - shortlist announcedArticle

As a showcase for innovation within the telecoms and ICT sector across Africa, the AfricaCom Awards continues to grow in strength and significance...

Issued by AfricaCom 21 Oct 2015

AfricaCom 2015: Awards shortlist announced
AfricaCom 2015: Awards shortlist announcedArticle

The applications for 2015 were many and of extremely high quality, reinforcing the importance of the Awards as a showcase for innovation within the telecoms and ICT sector...

20 Oct 2015

Namibia: Second ICT Summit sets target to bridge digital divide
Namibia: Second ICT Summit sets target to bridge digital divideArticle

The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology announced last week that the 2nd National ICT summit will take place at the beginning of October under the umbrella theme "Bridging the Digital Gap"...

Freeman Ngulu 21 Sep 2015

Women in Business conference set to ignite Cape Town this Women's Month
Women in Business conference set to ignite Cape Town this Women's MonthArticle

The UCT Graduate School of Business' Women in Business Committee will host its annual conference on 14 August at the River Club in Cape Town...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 12 Aug 2015

US university expels fraternity over race chant video
US university expels fraternity over race chant videoArticle

WASHINGTON DC, US: The University of Oklahoma on Monday ordered a major fraternity off its campus over a YouTube video that shows some of its members singing a racist chant...

11 Mar 2015

Survey names GE as the best company for leadership development globally
Survey names GE as the best company for leadership development globallyArticle

The Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders survey for 2014 has named General Electric (GE) as the number one company for leadership development globally...

25 Nov 2014

Think differently, think lean
Think differently, think leanArticle

Hospitality firms large and small are looking at ways to keep costs low and to become more efficient just to stay afloat in this very challenging economy. Cutting costs in labour has been a popular topic, but it is a risky move in the hospitality industry in which service may be compromised through cutting costs.

Gaby Gramm 1 Oct 2014

Lauretta Ngakane
Implementing data-driven marketingArticle

In August this year, the DMASA (Direct Marketing Association of South Africa) welcomed Pegg Nadler to give two one-day workshops on data-driven marketing...

Lauretta Ngakane 11 Sep 2014

Sid Peimer
Lessons from SergeiArticle

Sergei Pavlovich Nepobedimyi came up with an invention that had a devastating impact in the Middle East during the conflict of 1973, where 180 tanks were lost on day one, mostly courtesy of the Sagger. (1)

Sid Peimer 27 Aug 2013

Al-Jazeera leads Arab news channelsArticle

DOHA, UAE: Al-Jazeera is the Middle East and North Africa's most-watched Arabic-language television channel, according to an independent survey, the Qatar-based broadcaster said earlier this week.

24 May 2013

Manufacturers need global integration
Manufacturers need global integrationArticle

During the latter years of apartheid, SA built more tanks than any other country on earth. Factories around the country churned out tens of thousands.

24 May 2013

NYF: Kirk Cheyfitz to moderate Executive Jury
NYF: Kirk Cheyfitz to moderate Executive JuryArticle

NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards announced Kirk Cheyfitz, Global CEO & Chief Storyteller, Story Worldwide will moderate New York Festivals 2013 Executive Jury.

17 Apr 2013

Asia-Pacific region drives Aspen's revenue growth
Asia-Pacific region drives Aspen's revenue growthArticle

SA's biggest drug manufacturer Aspen Pharmacare expects its Asia-Pacific business to generate the biggest share of the company's revenue by the end of the year‚ its chief executive Stephen Saad said at the release of its interim results for the six months to December.

Tamar Kahn 8 Mar 2013

Farmer, Cosatu at loggerheads over deal
Farmer, Cosatu at loggerheads over dealArticle

The Western Cape grape farmer who has made a commitment to pay a minimum wage of R105 a day to workers has accused the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) of not sticking to its side of an agreement.

17 Jan 2013

WAN-IFRA names Thomas Jacob chief operating officer
WAN-IFRA names Thomas Jacob chief operating officerArticle

WAN-IFRA, on Tuesday, 20 November 2012, announced that Thomas Jacob has been promoted to the new position of chief operating officer. Jacob previously served as one of the three deputy CEOs. He will report to the CEO, Vincent Peyregne and will be responsible for operational management and business development worldwide.

21 Nov 2012

The sales professional is the sale
The sales professional is the saleArticle

What's the most influential factor in business-to-business sales? Surprisingly, it's you - the sales professional.

Peter Gilbert 17 May 2012

SA pharmaceutical industry extends to AfricaArticle

The SA pharmaceutical industry has not only weathered adversity in an unfavourable local trading environment, but is extending its reach to the rest of the continent.

16 Apr 2012

Tudortech sign new distribution agreementArticle

Tudortech, which already holds South African representation for established brands such as SanDisk, Olympus, Sigma and Leica, has added Belkin, a global leader in connectivity solutions. The partnership is aimed to further strengthen the product's footprint within the South African market.

17 Jun 2011

Waste not, want not
Waste not, want notArticle

LUXEMBOURG / JOHANNESBURG, SA: Companies often blindly continue with existing practices just because they are the norm, rather than carefully deliberating how little they may actually contribute and how much money may be wasted in the process.

Therese Meyer 24 May 2011

Corner Bakery's success driven by training
Corner Bakery's success driven by trainingArticle

Corner Bakery franchisees and staff undergo extensive and comprehensive training, on an ongoing basis, in order to be well-equipped to run a successful business, explains Wayne Duncan, director and chairman of Retsol Stores, the franchise management and investment company that owns Corner Bakery. The management training demonstrates a practical step-by-step approach of how to run a profitable bakery.

2 Mar 2011

Craft Silicon wins 2010 Africa Awards for entrepreneurshipArticle

NAIROBI: Craft Silicon was recently announced the winner of the US$100,000 grand prize of the 2010 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship. Based in Nairobi, Craft Silicon provides software solutions for core banking, microfinance, and electronic and mobile payments in four continents.

9 Dec 2010

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