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Population growth presents key opportunity to reinvigorate the waste sector
Population growth presents key opportunity to reinvigorate the waste sectorArticle

The UN has estimated that the global population will near 11.3 billion by 2060. Populations in Africa are expected to experience just as much exponential growth...

Kate Stubbs 3 days ago

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New team for BBC Studios in AfricaArticle

Grant Welland, EVP CEMA announces new BBC Studios leadership team for the region...

4 Jul 2019

[adult swim] channel launches in Africa.
Adult Swim programming for TNT in AfricaArticle

Renowned counter-culture shows to feature in programming block on TNT this July for Africa...

3 Jul 2019

#Newsmaker: Hero's Amanda Lambe promoted to MD
#Newsmaker: Hero's Amanda Lambe promoted to MDArticle

Hero recently promoted Amanda Lambe to MD. Lambe joined the agency in 2016 as head of social, followed by her more recent role as client service director...

Jessica Tennant 3 Jul 2019

Get into Africa to seize opportunity
Get into Africa to seize opportunityArticle

Why Africa is commercially exciting right now; and why businesses, big and small, need to be paying attention and investing, before the barriers-to-entry and competition truly kick in...

James Hedley 2 Jul 2019

IAB Insight Series: The role of technology in achieving business objectives
IAB Insight Series: The role of technology in achieving business objectivesArticle

The latest Johannesburg edition of the monthly IAB Insight Series took place at the Park Inn by Radisson in Sandton on Thursday, 27 June, this time focusing on the role of technology in enabling business performance in the digital economy...

Jessica Tennant 2 Jul 2019

Boomtown helps Hogan Lovells' Africa Forum to Make an Impact
Boomtown helps Hogan Lovells' Africa Forum to Make an ImpactArticle

Governments around the globe are rallying behind the message that the African continent is open for business as an ideal investment opportunity...

Issued by Boomtown 27 Jun 2019

Traders gather at CoCT's annual Informal Economy Summit
Traders gather at CoCT's annual Informal Economy SummitArticle

Cape Town's informal economy sustains about 140,000 individuals by providing much-needed income for vulnerable households...

25 Jun 2019

Manamela captions this: “Bring on the briefs!”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Kwena Confidence ManamelaArticle

This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with Kwena Confidence Manamela, 24-year-old insights strategist at Primedia Broadcasting...

Leigh Andrews 25 Jun 2019

Circular economy: Driving sustainable economic development
Circular economy: Driving sustainable economic developmentArticle

The UN has estimated that the global population will near 11.3 billion by 2060, with Africa expected to experience just as much exponential growth (2.5 billion by 2050), which will represent about 26% of the world's total population.

Kate Stubbs 13 Jun 2019

Securing the transformation to the SD-WAN powered branch
Securing the transformation to the SD-WAN powered branchArticle

Traditional WAN infrastructures are struggling to keep up with the growth of SaaS applications providing critical business functions in enterprise branch offices...

Doros Hadjizenonos 13 Jun 2019

Calling SMEs: Applications open for CDI Growth Fund
Calling SMEs: Applications open for CDI Growth FundArticle

A new application round has opened for the R12.8-million CDI Growth Fund to boost SME growth and job creation...

12 Jun 2019

Incubator initiative develops growth potential of local entrepreneurial endeavours
Incubator initiative develops growth potential of local entrepreneurial endeavoursArticle

Heineken South Africa has announced that 30 entrepreneurs have been selected to participate in the 2019 Orange Corners entrepreneurial programme...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 12 Jun 2019

Facing off the GRC giant in the financial sector
Facing off the GRC giant in the financial sectorArticle

The financial services sector is faced with a high level of regulatory and compliance requirements and finance executives are increasingly expected to master areas outside of their traditional skill set...

Issued by LexisNexis 11 Jun 2019

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Apply for agricultural funding in the North WestArticle

The North West Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in conjunction with the National Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development have opened applications for financial aid for agricultural and rural development projects...

11 Jun 2019

Why coding alone won't prepare our children for the 4IR
Why coding alone won't prepare our children for the 4IRArticle

Cyril Ramaphosa made it very clear that the inclusion of coding into the national curriculum will be an objective he intends to see come to fruition during his presidency. This is commendable - but is it realistic...?

Jenny Retief 10 Jun 2019

UCT Graduate School of Business climbs global rankings
UCT Graduate School of Business climbs global rankingsArticle

UCT GSB has been ranked 51 in the world for its customised programmes by the latest Financial Times ranking - widely regarded as a leading benchmark of quality and relevance for business schools worldwide...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 7 Jun 2019

Ian Matthews, head of business development, Bravura
SA's economy is a casualty of US trade warsArticle

The first quarter GDP growth of 2019 for South Africa is once again a negative number, with the economy contracting 3.2% year on year...

5 Jun 2019

SAOTA claims top spot in 2019 Architectural Futsal League
SAOTA claims top spot in 2019 Architectural Futsal LeagueArticle

SAOTA took top honours in the eighth annual Architectural Futsal League following the final match held on Friday, 31 May at Hellenic Club in Mouille Point...

5 Jun 2019

Lisbon Health Awards announces executive jury panel
Lisbon Health Awards announces executive jury panelArticle

The Lisbon Health International Advertising Festival that will be held in Lisbon on 19 September, announced its executive jury panel for the best work submitted at the festival...

4 Jun 2019

Grassroots commercial enterprises launched at Yes4Youth hub in Tembisa
Grassroots commercial enterprises launched at Yes4Youth hub in TembisaArticle

The Youth Employment Service has launched two new business partnerships at the Kago Yes4Youth Community Hub in Tembisa, the first step to fulfilling its next development goal of becoming a commercial centre...

3 Jun 2019

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CoCT approves three-year tourism development project with CPT TourismArticle

A three-year agreement has been approved between the City of Cape Town and Cape Town Tourism for in-destination and visitor services, tourism marketing and special City projects, until 2022...

31 May 2019

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Comprehensive data set for 54 African countriesArticle

In On Africa and African Business magazine announce partnership for the Africa Country Benchmark Report 2019...

31 May 2019

Markex 2019: a small taste of what'll be on show
Markex 2019: a small taste of what'll be on showArticle

Exhibitors participating in this year's Markex, Africa's premier promotional products exhibition, have shared some detail on their plans for the 2019 edition of the show...

Issued by Madex 29 May 2019

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Hollard, Joburg City Parks and Zoo launch Jozi Trails pilot projectArticle

Hollard and Jozi Trails - a non-profit initiative in association with the Johannesburg City Parks & Zoo - have partnered to uplift the trail network along a section of the Braamfontein Spruit, which includes aesthetic improvements to the parks and trails...

29 May 2019

Research is key to SME survival
Research is key to SME survivalArticle

In order to survive, South Africa's SMEs need to make a firm commitment to properly-research its ICT suppliers.

28 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Taking drone solutions to new heights
#AfricaMonth: Taking drone solutions to new heightsArticle

Astral Aerial Solutions, based in Nairobi, Kenya, is an affiliate of Astral Aviation, an established all-cargo airline with over 20 years of experience operating within Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 May 2019

The future of Big Data
The future of Big DataArticle

The first quarter AfriGIS Data and Spatial Workshop took place on 3 April, bringing together business and data experts to further explore the previous year's theme on Big Data management, systems, procedures and analytics...

Issued by AfriGIS 24 May 2019

Massmart names Walmart exec Mitchell Slape as new CEO
Massmart names Walmart exec Mitchell Slape as new CEOArticle

Walmart veteran Mitchell Slape has been appointed as Massmart's new chief executive officer and executive director of the company...

23 May 2019

Call for applications: Impact Fund for African Creatives' accelerator programme
Call for applications: Impact Fund for African Creatives' accelerator programmeArticle

The Impact Fund for African Creatives (IFFAC) is calling on designers to apply for its accelerator programme. The programme is focused on supporting and strengthening emerging African brands...

21 May 2019

Traka accelerates expansion into wider African markets
Traka accelerates expansion into wider African marketsArticle

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 has announced an acceleration in their growth strategy...

Issued by Tynago Communications 21 May 2019

UCT GSB is first African business school to win prestigious global award
UCT GSB is first African business school to win prestigious global awardArticle

An exceptional learning and development programme run by the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) and Standard Bank has won a Gold award in the Professional Development category in the EFMD Excellence in Practice (EiP) Awards...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 17 May 2019

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VFS Global to roll out new Italy Visa Application Centres in SA, BotswanaArticle

VFS Global has been awarded the contract to provide Italy visa services in South Africa and Botswana, and will roll out six new Italy Visa Application Centres in Johannesburg, Durban, Pretoria, Bloemfontein, Polokwane and Gaborone...

15 May 2019

Farm smarter, not harder: Key to satisfying the growing demand for wine
Farm smarter, not harder: Key to satisfying the growing demand for wineArticle

Sustainability and conservation, along with technology and innovation, are among the main drivers in the development of the more efficient and productive agricultural practices that South African wine producers need...

Daneel Rossouw 14 May 2019

The energy sector needs tech innovation
The energy sector needs tech innovationArticle

South Africa is currently experiencing an energy crisis that requires the public and private sectors, along with households to work together...

14 May 2019

Nigerian publishers gear up for digital transformation
Nigerian publishers gear up for digital transformationArticle

365 Digital, supported by Google, hosted the Ad Tech Masterclass in Lagos, Nigeria, aimed at fostering a greater unified online advertising ecosystem...

Issued by 365 Digital 13 May 2019

African Business magazine launches event series
African Business magazine launches event seriesArticle

Asoko Insight and African Business magazine announce African Business DealRoom partnership...

10 May 2019

Africa's big 5 keys to financial transformation, inclusion
Africa's big 5 keys to financial transformation, inclusionArticle

With mobile money continuing to dominate the continent's commerce growth, opening doors to business to everyone from a rural farmer to an entrepreneur, and cross-border seeing inter-country transactions on the rise, the continent is making a play to be the world's biggest e-commerce opportunity...

9 May 2019

How will digital assistants change the way finance works?
How will digital assistants change the way finance works?Article

How many times have you visited a company's web site, only to be greeted by a small pop-up window asking, "How can I help?"

Sarah George 9 May 2019

Small business innovation and growth
Small business innovation and growthArticle

Despite the small to medium enterprise (SME) sector's contributing commitment to growing and supporting the country's SMEs, these firms continue to face an extremely hostile business environment...

Issued by Eskilz College 7 May 2019

Africa's first general aviation trade show comes to Tshwane
Africa's first general aviation trade show comes to TshwaneArticle

Wonderboom National Airport in Pretoria, Tshwane, will open its doors in July 2019 to welcome over 4,000 registered trade visitors looking to experience the latest the general aviation industry has to offer...

7 May 2019

How the Morrison family has been running JMS Food Town for 100 years
How the Morrison family has been running JMS Food Town for 100 yearsArticle

More than 100 years ago, Jock Morrison was asked to take over a general dealer store in KwaZulu-Natal...

7 May 2019

How to maximise revenue with the cloud
How to maximise revenue with the cloudArticle

While cloud adoption among communications service providers (CSPs) in Africa is still at an early stage...

3 May 2019

2019 Business Innovation Awards entries open with two new categories
2019 Business Innovation Awards entries open with two new categoriesArticle

Following overwhelming responses from entrepreneurs, the FNB Business Innovation Awards (FNB BIA) have been extended to include two more categories, and now represent the entire business landscape in South Africa...

29 Apr 2019

Re-imagining waste-to-energy for micro-generation
Re-imagining waste-to-energy for micro-generationArticle

The exploration of alternative energy sources and projects has been all the 'buzz' again, particularly in response to challenges Eskom continues to face...

Kate Stubbs 29 Apr 2019

Small e-commerce companies ideally positioned to weather the slowdown
Small e-commerce companies ideally positioned to weather the slowdownArticle

As South Africa continues its longest downward cycle in many decades, local business owners are actively looking for ways to shore up...

Brendon Williamson 25 Apr 2019

New study reveals top trends in online payments in MENA
New study reveals top trends in online payments in MENAArticle

In the fourth quarter of 2018, the approval rate rose by 5.1% bringing MENA's rate just 3% behind the rest of the world. Due to the high transaction value in the travel industry, card approval rates have seen a slower growth rate than other industries...

Fundisiwe Maseko 25 Apr 2019

Building efficient and sustainable operations for SA agriculture
Building efficient and sustainable operations for SA agricultureArticle

We talk to Gerhard Pienaar, BI Business Development Leader, Agriculture, to find out more about what Bearings International is looking to achieve at this year's Grain SA's NAMPO Harvest Day, as he shares insights into on the importance of new technologies and more...

Robin Fredericks 24 Apr 2019

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