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The all-new conference for the rapidly evolving data science industry
The all-new conference for the rapidly evolving data science industryArticle

Data Science Africa is the first forum in Africa established for the data science community to get together and learn from peers, discuss challenges, solutions, new ideas and the future of data science...

Issued by Corinium Global Intelligence 3 hours ago

Thobeka Sibiya joins The Hardy Boys as senior strategist
Thobeka Sibiya joins The Hardy Boys as senior strategistArticle

Senior strategist, Thobeka Sibiya joined THB in January 2019. Hailing from FCB Africa as a strategic planner based in Johannesburg, Thobeka relocated to the sunny shores of Durban to be a part of The Hardy Boys' creative agency...

Issued by The Hardy Boys 6 hours ago

Dentsu Aegis Network pioneers the media industry - Launching the first SME incubator in Africa out of Kenya!
Dentsu Aegis Network pioneers the media industry - Launching the first SME incubator in Africa out of Kenya!Article

Dentsu Aegis Network currently holds the rank as the fastest growing media agency in the country, demonstrating their pioneering spirit yet again through the launch of the groups newest global agency, Vizeum...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 3 days ago

Provide meaningful value to your customer or risk losing them
Provide meaningful value to your customer or risk losing themArticle

South African consumers are becoming numbed by the constant barrage of mass content. A brand should aim to provide unique value, (be it educational, entertainment or meaningful time savings), at the appropriate time...

Issued by incuBeta 3 days ago

Integrated approach needed to aid conservation, health
Integrated approach needed to aid conservation, healthArticle

There is no doubt that Africa is grappling with numerous challenges such as climate change, low agricultural productivity, poor health standards, rapid growing population and poverty...

3 days ago

Fusing IT and business to dish up a digital transformation treat
Fusing IT and business to dish up a digital transformation treatArticle

What are the key starting points for any enterprise looking to improve its IT-business alignment?

Tamer Farouk 20 Jun 2019

Bongi Mhlongo joins The Hardy Boys as creative director
Bongi Mhlongo joins The Hardy Boys as creative directorArticle

The Hardy Boys is proud to announce creative director, Bongi Mhlongo (affectionately known as "Bon") officially joined the agency in January 2019...

Issued by The Hardy Boys 20 Jun 2019

Best practices for tender and RFP submissions in SA's construction industry
Best practices for tender and RFP submissions in SA's construction industryArticle

South Africa's 2019 national and provincial elections are over, which will hopefully clear the way for government and the private sector to once again start investing in large-scale infrastructure projects...

Andrew Skudder 20 Jun 2019

There’s a lack of research that deals specifically with conditions in African countries. Shutterstock
Africa needs to up its research game to fight non-communicable diseasesArticle

Non-communicable diseases are the current leading cause of death worldwide. And the burden is increasingly shifting from developed to developing countries...

Andre Pascal Kengne, Elvis Banboye Kidzeru & Muki Shey 19 Jun 2019

Outdoor Network building growing national large format digital presence
Outdoor Network building growing national large format digital presenceArticle

With digital at the heart of its development strategy, Outdoor Network has grown its digital national large format network to five highway sites...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 18 Jun 2019

What makes a good leader? 4 practical steps to help you lead happier teams
What makes a good leader? 4 practical steps to help you lead happier teamsArticle

A mentor I highly respect once told me that the most difficult thing about being a leader is that you have to make the decisions that bring the most value to the most people...

Wesley Fredericks, Issued by Red & Yellow 18 Jun 2019

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4 incentive travel trends to keep young employees happy this #YouthMonthArticle

There has never been a more critical time for companies to attract, retain and keep young employees happy in the workplace...

Teresa Richardson 18 Jun 2019

How Twitter has been used in Cameroon's Anglophone crisis
How Twitter has been used in Cameroon's Anglophone crisisArticle

The Conversation Africa examined how various groups - including the government, Anglophone activists, media organisations and citizens - used social media to report on growing unrest in Cameroon...

Julius T. Nganji and Lynn Cockburn 17 Jun 2019

Global cryptocurrency regulation standards expected in June
Global cryptocurrency regulation standards expected in JuneArticle

During a speech at Consenus 2019, Sigal Mandelker, the US Treasury's Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, reiterated the projection that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will adopt international standards for cryptocurrency-based services in June 2019...

Christopher Murrer and Dean Joffe 14 Jun 2019

#Newsmaker: SundanceTV Shorts winner recognised globally for zombie film
#Newsmaker: SundanceTV Shorts winner recognised globally for zombie filmArticle

On her return from the Sundance Film Festival in London, where she premiered her award-winning short film Life's a Drag, Johannesburg-based filmmaker Kate D'hotman tells us what she learnt through the experience...

Jessica Tennant 14 Jun 2019

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Airbnb unveils new collection for adventure travellersArticle

Airbnb has unveiled its new collection, Airbnb Adventures - an expansion of its Airbnb Experiences...

14 Jun 2019

#STGenNext19: ALL THE WINNERS!
#STGenNext19: ALL THE WINNERS!Article

For the fifth consecutive year Nike was once again awarded as the Uber Cool overall winner at the 15th Sunday Times Generation Next Awards. The global manufacturer was also awarded as the Coolest Clothing Brand, the Coolest Footwear Brand and continues to hold the Coolest Brand Slogan...

13 Jun 2019

A win for domestic employees in South Africa
A win for domestic employees in South AfricaArticle

According to the International Labour Organisation, there is an estimated 1.1 million domestic employees in South Africa working in private households...

Fiona Leppan and Mayson Petla 13 Jun 2019

How the National Arts Fest develops SA's young artists
How the National Arts Fest develops SA's young artistsArticle

In celebration of #YouthMonth, the National Arts Festival (NAF) has outlined how its youth-focused platforms assist in developing the country's artists. The National Arts Festival is on from 27 June to 7 July 2019 in the Eastern Cape town of Makhanda, formerly Grahamstown...

13 Jun 2019

Sanral, SAWIC engage on advancing interests of women in construction sector
Sanral, SAWIC engage on advancing interests of women in construction sectorArticle

Held at its regional office in Baywest, Port Elizabeth, Sanral recently hosted a roundtable discussion with the South African Women in Construction to deliberate on how the roads agency can further advance interests of women in the construction industry...

12 Jun 2019

Botswana High Court landmark ruling a major win for LGBT rights in Africa
Botswana High Court landmark ruling a major win for LGBT rights in AfricaArticle

On 11 June 2019, the Botswana High Court ruled in favour of the case of LM vs the Attorney General of Botswana that challenged the constitutionality of the Botswana Penal Code, which criminalised same-sex sexual conduct between consenting adults...

12 Jun 2019

Africa needs effective ICT policies to enhance competitiveness
Africa needs effective ICT policies to enhance competitivenessArticle

It is crucial for African organisations and governments to understand the dynamic and significant role that information and communication technologies play in enhancing competitiveness...

11 Jun 2019

New study: Birds prefer to live in luxury than in poor areas
New study: Birds prefer to live in luxury than in poor areasArticle

According to a new study of birdlife in South African cities, birds prefer wealthy areas to poorer ones but will move out if things get too cramped...

11 Jun 2019

As more developing countries reject plastic waste exports, wealthy nations seek solutions at home
As more developing countries reject plastic waste exports, wealthy nations seek solutions at homeArticle

Less than two years after China banned most imports of scrap material from abroad, many of its neighbors are following suit...

Kate O'Neill 11 Jun 2019

Child Protection Week - We all have a role to play!
Child Protection Week - We all have a role to play!Article

2-9 June marked Child Protection Week, a campaign to raise awareness on the rights of children as articulated in the Children's Act of 2005...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 10 Jun 2019

Job safety and security is top priority for employees - survey
Job safety and security is top priority for employees - surveyArticle

Universum SA released the findings of its annual rankings survey on Friday, 7 June 2019, to reveal "SA's Most Attractive Employers 2019"...

10 Jun 2019

Two women sell roadside refreshments in rural Kano in 2011. Shobana Shankar, CC BY-SA
What the US could learn about vaccination from NigeriaArticle

To consider that Nigeria, infamous for anti-vaxx campaigns leading to polio outbreaks, has any lessons for Americans may be shocking...

Shobana Shankar 7 Jun 2019

Financial incentives could spur cities and landowners to protect wetlands
Financial incentives could spur cities and landowners to protect wetlandsArticle

With partnerships between landowners, the government and businesses, South Africa can invest in its wetlands and boost the country's potable water reserves...

Alanna Rebelo 6 Jun 2019

Evaluating Artificial Education
Evaluating Artificial EducationArticle

Artificial Intelligence can potentially transform the fundamentals of education and how people think in the future...

5 Jun 2019

Do our personality traits matter when it comes to cybersecurity?
Do our personality traits matter when it comes to cybersecurity?Article

In the digital era, cybercrime is a high-stakes business, with criminals constantly upping the ante in a bid to gain access to valuable data...

Anna Collard 5 Jun 2019

SA's advertising industry needs to 'woke' up
SA's advertising industry needs to 'woke' upArticle

What does it mean to be 'woke'? For us, being woke is an agenda to be strong out loud, to be deliberate...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 5 Jun 2019

Taking aim at SA's air and water pollution challenges and leaving no one behind
Taking aim at SA's air and water pollution challenges and leaving no one behindArticle

Similar to other nations in the world, South Africa is dealing with a number of environmental concerns, including global warming, air pollution, urbanisation, water pollution, climate change and many others...

Dr Nonhlanhla Kalebaila 5 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: How the Collen Mashawana Foundation is planting seeds of hope and courage
#YouthMonth: How the Collen Mashawana Foundation is planting seeds of hope and courageArticle

Arriving in 2000 in Johannesburg from Venda, Limpopo, with very little to his name, Collen Mashawana promptly spun his dreams into reality...

Sindy Peters 4 Jun 2019

Combining email marketing with SMS: it's a no-brainer
Combining email marketing with SMS: it's a no-brainerArticle

While email might be the platform with the most effective statistics in terms of recipient engagement, it is critical for marketers to understand...

Issued by Madex 4 Jun 2019

5 reasons why loyalty programmes don't belong in the hotel industry
5 reasons why loyalty programmes don't belong in the hotel industryArticle

Marc Wachsberger, MD of The Capital Hotels and Apartments unpacks five reasons why he believes that the hotel industry should do away with loyalty programmes...

Marc Wachsberger 4 Jun 2019

Hannah McCoy, Benjamin Sundwall won for "ScreenHealth" and Sarah McKinnon won for "False sense of connectivity" © .
Young Globals student winners announcedArticle

The New York Festivals Global Awards has announced its 2019 Young Globals Student Competition and Internship award winners...

4 Jun 2019

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#YouthMonth: How to spot fake influencers on social mediaArticle

Influencer marketing is an especially hot topic as we enter #YouthMonth, but do your research before you rush in as the quickest way to waste your time and money is to spend it on the wrong people...

Leigh Andrews 3 Jun 2019

Farmer-to-farmer programme launches in Zimbabwe
Farmer-to-farmer programme launches in ZimbabweArticle

The Farmer-to-Farmer Programme will focus on horticulture, legumes and livestock/dairy value chains due to their potential to benefit many farmers and earn high returns on investment...

31 May 2019

AI won't lead to better consumer engagement but machine learning will
AI won't lead to better consumer engagement but machine learning willArticle

Science fiction movies and novels did an amazing job of creating and dramatising encounters with artificial intelligence - but did it prepare us for the real world of AI? Unfortunately not...

Jarred Mailer-Lyons 30 May 2019

Historically, Khoisan people from southern Africa were used as scientific subjects in racist experiments. hecke61/Shutterstock
How controversial "racist" research opens door for a decolonisation driveArticle

There has been justified outrage about a recently published - and hastily retracted - academic article written by academics from Stellenbosch University in South Africa...

30 May 2019

Importance of school districts' role in supporting instructional leadership
Importance of school districts' role in supporting instructional leadershipArticle

School districts are a critical component of the country's national education system. They serve as delivery hubs of the Department of Basic Education to provide quality teaching and learning to schools across the country...

Dr. V Chuta 29 May 2019

Radisson identifies Indian Ocean as key market, set to double portfolio by 2022
Radisson identifies Indian Ocean as key market, set to double portfolio by 2022Article

During this years Indian Ocean Hotel Investment Forum event in Mauritius, the Radisson Hotel Group shared its Indian Ocean development strategy and market insight with hotel owners, developers, banks, investment funds and hotel groups...

29 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: The rise of Afrocentrism and its impact on the luxury business
#AfricaMonth: The rise of Afrocentrism and its impact on the luxury businessArticle

Africa has been a rich source of artistic inspiration for many parts of the world for centuries, but what's changing now is that Afrocentric culture is being spearheaded by the sons and daughters of the African continent...

Lauren Hartzenberg 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

Distance learning - Can it prepare you for the workplace of the future?
Distance learning - Can it prepare you for the workplace of the future?Article

Distance learning qualifications may prepare students for the workplaces of the future...

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 28 May 2019

Workshop for South African educators: How to best apply recent research on the brain to classroom learning practices
Workshop for South African educators: How to best apply recent research on the brain to classroom learning practicesArticle

The second annual workshop in Africa on Mind, Brain, and Education (MBE), kicks off today in Pretoria...

Issued by ITSI 27 May 2019

A different kind of annual report
A different kind of annual reportArticle

Forget about the annual report to shareholders; here's a different kind of report that many people might actually read...

Robert Gentle 27 May 2019

Prada pledges to go fur-free
Prada pledges to go fur-freeArticle

Luxury fashion house Prada will no longer use animal fur in its designs or new products, starting from its SS2020 Women's collections. The inventory will be sold until quantities will be exhausted...

27 May 2019

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5 tips to turn your LinkedIn company page into a lead generation pageArticle

LinkedIn can be a true game-changer for B2B (business to business) companies. Built for business networking, LinkedIn works exceptionally well for B2B lead generation, making it one of the top tactics for B2B marketing...

Ronelle Bester 24 May 2019

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