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IDG appoints Turn Left Media as Africa representativeArticle

IDG exclusively appoints Turn Left Media in Sub-Saharan Africa...

13 hours ago

Kantar Africa Life 2019 report.
#AfricaMonth: How can brands fuel growth in Africa?Article

Successful brands must have a strong local resonance and activation if they are to emotionally connect with consumers in Africa and fuel growth in the fast-changing region...

2 days ago

What you should expect from open days at tertiary institutions
What you should expect from open days at tertiary institutionsArticle

Every year, tertiary institutions host open days as an opportunity for prospective students and parents to visit their campuses and get more information about the educational offer...

Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 16 May 2019

Oros Mampofu bags major role on Rhythm City
Oros Mampofu bags major role on Rhythm CityArticle

Having recently welcomed a bundle of joy in the form of a bouncy baby girl, Oros Mampofu now welcomes his second blessing as a new cast member to Rhythm City...

Issued by e.tv 10 May 2019

When can you claim malpratice for plastic surgery?
When can you claim malpratice for plastic surgery?Article

All surgery carries an inherent risk, whether it's elective or not. However, when the cause of a botched cosmetic or reconstructive surgery is clearly due to negligence by medical staff, the patient can pursue a medical malpractice claim...

7 May 2019

Meshack Mulaudzi is giving African children positive representation through toys
Meshack Mulaudzi is giving African children positive representation through toysArticle

By simply trying to create a doll that his daughter could identify with, Meshack Mulaudzi embarked on a doll-making journey that spreads positivity to African children...

3 May 2019

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#FairnessFirst: Tips to enhance belongingness in your workplaceArticle

There's been renewed emphasis on issues of inclusion and diversity in the corporate and advertising world lately, but that often leads to a sense of being the 'first, only or different' - at least in the early stages. That's a lonely place to be. Here's how to enhance a sense of belonging in your workplace...

Leigh Andrews 3 May 2019

Dr Lohyd Terrier, Associate Professor at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)
VR in Education: the new age of learningArticle

In the wake of what might be the pinnacle of learning from experience, behold: Experiential Training is coming and here stay...

Dr Lohyd Terrier 2 May 2019

Lack of diversity: The elephant in the boardroom
Lack of diversity: The elephant in the boardroomArticle

Internationally, major contributors to the governance discussion use the same tone about gender and ethnics diversity in boardrooms. They highlight the lack of diversity - even though progress has been made in recent years - and find a correlation between board performance and diversity in terms of growth, performance and value creation...

2 May 2019

Thando Hopa reflects on a beauty revolution
Thando Hopa reflects on a beauty revolutionArticle

For decades, mass media communicated a highly constructed image of beauty to its audiences. The result became quite remarkable - in that our popular culture demanded a standardisation of the human body and human beauty...

Thando Hopa 30 Apr 2019

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka to be awarded Cannes LionHeart
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka to be awarded Cannes LionHeartArticle

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations under-secretary-general and executive director of UN Women, has been awarded the 2019 Cannes LionHeart in recognition of her advocacy for women, human rights and social justice...

30 Apr 2019

Mimi Kalinda, Group CEO and Co-founder, Africommunications Group.
How narratives shape our realityArticle

There is a problem with the idea that women need to be specifically empowered in the media, PR and communications industry...

Mimi Kalinda 29 Apr 2019

Online marketplace Thola Africa shines a light on local artisans
Online marketplace Thola Africa shines a light on local artisansArticle

New online marketplace Tholaafrica.com is making it easier to shop African artisanal wares, with its selection of bespoke fashion and décor crafted by local creatives and designers...

25 Apr 2019

Chelsea van Wyk
South Africa's first female Audi master technicianArticle

Audi vehicle technician Chelsea van Wyk, 25, has racked up an impressive achievement at an early stage of her career, qualifying as the first woman Audi master and diagnostic technician in South Africa...

25 Apr 2019

Some of team Mama Creative, from L to R: Kyle Gounden, Karla Strydom, Mishka Naidoo, Nicola Rossi, Adam Leontsinis, and Tetelo Nhlapo.
#Loeries2019: Mama Creative explains why it's on all of us to tell better storiesArticle

You've probably already noticed this year's striking Loeries campaign in your social media feeds and daily industry reads. But this year's campaign is a little different from those of previous years. Here's how Mama Creative hopes Loeries 2019 will inspire us all to tell better stories...

Leigh Andrews 25 Apr 2019

8 supply chain technology trends to watch
8 supply chain technology trends to watchArticle

With supply chains becoming increasingly globalised and more complex, organisations should know all parties in their supply chain network and trust them...

25 Apr 2019

What Cameroon can teach others about managing community forests
What Cameroon can teach others about managing community forestsArticle

Forest communities have seen little or no change in improving livelihoods and stopping deforestation...

Serge Mandiefe Piabuo, Divine Foundjem Tita and Peter A Minang 17 Apr 2019

Indaba 2019 teams up with local street artists in Durban
Indaba 2019 teams up with local street artists in DurbanArticle

South African Tourism has partnered with three acclaimed Durban artists to paint a 22-metre wall mural inside the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre that will be unveiled during Africa's Travel Indaba taking place from 2-4 May 2019...

16 Apr 2019

BCW Africa is PRISM African Network of the Year.
BCW Africa is PRISM African Network of the YearArticle

BCW Africa named African Network of the Year by the PRISM Awards for the fourth consecutive year and chairman and CEO, Robyn de Villiers, wins Lifetime Achievement Award...

16 Apr 2019

#WTMA19: Turning the Africa misconception into a profitable, hyperlocal, luxury experience
#WTMA19: Turning the Africa misconception into a profitable, hyperlocal, luxury experienceArticle

Africa is a continent filled with places to be explored, yet there are so many countries on the continent that foreigners have never heard of...

Robin Fredericks 15 Apr 2019

#CNILux: Models of colour are not a trend, we are here to stay - Naomi Campbell
#CNILux: Models of colour are not a trend, we are here to stay - Naomi CampbellArticle

Naomi Campbell wants to see better representation among designers and more African-based designers reaching the international fashion arena...

Liam Freeman 15 Apr 2019

#StartupStory: iHappify, the new business on the block
#StartupStory: iHappify, the new business on the blockArticle

The first quarter of 2019 has seen new business development in an uncategorised industry of making people happy...

Evan-Lee Courie 10 Apr 2019

Top 3 teams announced in NASA's 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge
Top 3 teams announced in NASA's 3D-Printed Habitat ChallengeArticle

NASA has announced the top three teams competing for the 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge completed the latest level of the competition - complete virtual construction...

9 Apr 2019

(L-R): Zanele Mbeki, former First Lady of South Africa and Irene Ochem, AWIEF founder and CEO. Credit: AWIEF.
Bookings open for 5th annual Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum 2019Article

The 5th annual AWIEF conference, exhibition and awards are now open for registration. The event aims to promote and accelerate the growth of women-owned and women-led businesses for Africa's inclusive economic growth...

8 Apr 2019

SA textbooks not inclusive, DBE report finds
SA textbooks not inclusive, DBE report findsArticle

Should our textbooks tell the story of the country as it is, or should they be aspirational? That's the question posed by Professor Crain Soudien...

5 Apr 2019

It's time for women to consider a career in tech
It's time for women to consider a career in techArticle

Before the introduction of the South African Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, women had no formal recognition as equal citizens...

Leonie Stanley 5 Apr 2019

#FairnessFirst: Beyond tokenism, how more diversity in film = more money at the box office
#FairnessFirst: Beyond tokenism, how more diversity in film = more money at the box officeArticle

With talk of 'diversity fatigue' and tokenism on the rise, it's time to take a new stand - this time for inclusivity. Those behind-the-scenes at the box office are adding their voices to the call as the likes of Black Panther and Crazy Rich Asians prove the power of being more representative on film...

Leigh Andrews 5 Apr 2019

Choma wins silver at Bookmark Awards 2019
Choma wins silver at Bookmark Awards 2019Article

Choma, an online magazine aimed at young South African women, was nominated in the Public Service and NPO Platforms category and walked away with a silver award at this year's Bookmark Awards...

Issued by Arc Interactive 4 Apr 2019

Leading through cooperation
Leading through cooperationArticle

By better aligning the goals and strategies of business and technology, CIOs and their decision-making counterparts in other lines of business can realise the full value of IT innovation...

Derek Bose 3 Apr 2019

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RAF's direct solicitation is bad news for claimantsArticle

The Road Accident Fund (RAF) solicits claimants to deal with them directly without legal representation and then takes advantage of these unrepresented direct claimants...

3 Apr 2019

Verification vs tax audits - Sars must give notice of both
Verification vs tax audits - Sars must give notice of bothArticle

It's that time of the year.... When we all have the tedious task of gathering documentation and tax certificates and ensuring we are compliant with Sars. But once it's done, it is a huge weight off individuals and companies' shoulders...

29 Mar 2019

Dove partners with Getty Images and Girlgaze and launches Project #ShowUs
Dove partners with Getty Images and Girlgaze and launches Project #ShowUsArticle

Dove has taken action with Getty Images, Girlgaze and women around the world to create Project #ShowUs - the world's largest stock photo library created by women and non-binary individuals to shatter beauty stereotypes by showing women as they are, not as others believe they should be...

28 Mar 2019

Map of Africa unveiled, set to boost local SA tourism economy
Map of Africa unveiled, set to boost local SA tourism economyArticle

The symbolism of the map pays homage to the African continent and boasts a circumference of 30 metres...

28 Mar 2019

How your brand can navigate a world of mistrust, misinformation and multiple mindsets
How your brand can navigate a world of mistrust, misinformation and multiple mindsetsArticle

Here's G&G's thoughts on what influences will shape the future and how we can source solutions through digital innovation...

Desiree Gullan, Issued by G&G Digital 27 Mar 2019

Did De Lille stall while Bo Kaap developers scored?
Did De Lille stall while Bo Kaap developers scored?Article

A proposal to declare the Bo Kaap a heritage site sat on former mayor Patricia de Lille's desk for three years, during which time four big developments were approved, according to the Bokaap Civic and Ratepayers Association...

Steve Kretzmann 27 Mar 2019

Smart contracts vs traditional contracts: Same but different
Smart contracts vs traditional contracts: Same but differentArticle

Smart contracts mark the evolution of the binding contract from a set of terms and conditions, governed by the common law, into a set of conditional statements governed by a programming language and the tenets of blockchain technology...

Seshree Govender 26 Mar 2019

Judgment on employee suspension doesn't mean employers are in the clear
Judgment on employee suspension doesn't mean employers are in the clearArticle

Despite a recent Constitutional Court judgment easing the burden on employers when dealing with precautionary suspension, a legal expert warns that employers can still be found guilty of committing an unfair labour practice...

25 Mar 2019

Mo Malele, a poet, content producer, entrepreneur and strategy consultant.
#FutureFit Yourself: The culture gap conundrumArticle

We can learn a lot from the Human Rights Day narrative - particularly that diversity should not be tolerated or simply managed, but rather accepted and celebrated on a grand scale...

Carmen Murray 21 Mar 2019

Trend forecaster, Nicola Cooper. © .
The South African consumer is a real personArticle

International trends spotter Marian Salzman joined local trend analysts Nicola Cooper and Khumo Theko in highlighting the top pop culture trends affecting females at an event held at Inner City Ideas Cartel in Cape Town earlier this month...

Juanita Pienaar 20 Mar 2019

Khumo Theko, trend spotter at Flux Trends.
Brands, pay attention to these new urban tribesArticle

Khumo Theko, trend spotter at Flux Trends highlights and identifies new urban tribes that brands should be aware of when communicating to their consumers...

Juanita Pienaar 19 Mar 2019

Bianca Botes, corporate treasury manager at Peregrine Treasury Solutions
Geopolitics and the randArticle

The geopolitical landscape is a treacherous one, with many global economic powerhouses being exposed to a variety of risks seemingly around every corner..

19 Mar 2019

Sabine Lehmann
AAVEA launches boosting attractions, visitor experiences in AfricaArticle

Earlier this month, the African Association of Visitor Experiences and Attractions (AAVEA) celebrated its inception with a digital media launch, with the aim to unify and elevate the attractions sector...

15 Mar 2019

How data collected from mobile phones can help electricity planning
How data collected from mobile phones can help electricity planningArticle

Access to reliable and affordable electricity brings many benefits. It supports the growth of small businesses, allows students to study at night and protects health...

Eduardo Alejandro Martínez Ceseña, Joseph Mutale, Mathaios Panteli, and Pierluigi Mancarella 14 Mar 2019

First Mauritian eco-hotel Salt of Palmar will win your heart
First Mauritian eco-hotel Salt of Palmar will win your heartArticle

Flying direct from Cape Town to Mauritius is one of my favourite things in the world. The faster I get there, the better...

Debbie Hathway 11 Mar 2019

How alcohol companies are using International Women's Day to sell more drinks to women
How alcohol companies are using International Women's Day to sell more drinks to womenArticle

Many alcohol companies see International Women's Day as an ideal opportunity to market their products...

Carol Emslie 8 Mar 2019

UN Women's 2019 International Women's Day image, as created by .
#FairnessFirst: #BalanceforBetter beyond Women's Day 2019 as the global gender pay gap widensArticle

International Women's Day was celebrated on Friday, 8 March with the 2019 campaign theme of #BalanceforBetter. With reports that the global gender pay gap is actually widening despite increased awareness of the issue, we need to go beyond giving working women flowers and cupcakes in recognition of their contributions on the day...

Leigh Andrews 8 Mar 2019

The collapse of VBS Mutual Bank in South Africa shows that corruption is endemic. Tiso Blackstar
Why corruption in South Africa isn't simply about Zuma and the GuptasArticle

Corruption in South Africa isn't simply a matter of bad morals or weak law enforcement. It's embedded in processes of class formation - specifically, the formation of new black elites...

Karl von Holdt 8 Mar 2019

Young creatives from left - Cedric Nzaka, Nandi Dlepu, Morena Sefatsa and Yanga Yaya at the 2019 Design Indaba.
Top 5 key take-outs from Design Indaba 2019Article

Monare Matema, associate brand architect at DNA Brand Architects, shares key take-outs from the 2019 Design Indaba conference...

Monare Matema 6 Mar 2019

Exciting changes ahead for Spark Media
Exciting changes ahead for Spark MediaArticle

Spark Media has announced that as from 1 March 2019, the company will be separating its digital and print sales divisions into two distinct entities...

Issued by Spark Media 6 Mar 2019

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