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New York Festivals' 2021 Radio Awards open for entries

New York Festivals is now accepting entries for the 2021 Radio Awards...

20 hours ago;

Up your corporate game with a chief experience officer

The pandemic has accelerated the steady pace of change with a notable shift in consumer priorities highlighting the importance of a chief experience officer...

Yael Geffen 19 hours ago;

Help keep Durban Youth Radio on-air

Durban Youth Radio has started a crowd-funding campaign to raise the much-needed funding to keep the station afloat...

19 hours ago;

WAN-IFRA announces New Media Freedom Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa

The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has announced a new partnership with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs to support media freedom in nine countries across Sub-Saharan Africa...

16 hours ago;

#OSawards: Tseliso Rangaka, chief creative officer, FCB Joburg to judge Print & Out of Home

Tseliso Rangaka, chief creative officer at FCB Joburg, is one of seven creatives from South Africa who will serve as a judge for The One Show 2021...

Evan-Lee Courie 16 hours ago;

African News Agency, the State Security Agency and the Zondo Commission

#Newswatch: On Monday, 25 January 2021, the Zondo Commission heard that the African News Agency (ANA) was used by the State Security Agency (SSA) to plant news stories. ANA, however, has responded saying the company was never a front for the SSA...

14 hours ago;

Healthcare
Survey: 67% of South Africans favour vaccine

Just over two-thirds of South African adults polled said they would probably or definitely take a Covid-19 vaccine, a survey by the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) shows...

21 hours ago;

Retail
Young diamond jewellery designers called to enter Shining Light Awards

The Shining Light Awards invites promising young diamond jewellery designers from Botswana, Canada, Namibia and South Africa to showcase their talent...

17 hours ago;

PepsiCo and Beyond Meat partner to develop plant-based snacks

PepsiCo and Beyond Meat have teamed up to form The PLANeT Partnership, a joint venture to develop, produce and market snack and beverage products made from plant-based protein...

14 hours ago;

Alcohol industry deserves justification for continued ban - Salba

With the number of new Covid-19 cases declining, South African Liquor Brandowners Association has urged the government to be transparent about the justification for the continued prohibition...

12 hours ago;

Energy & Mining
De Wildt Solar commences commercial operations

The 50MW photovoltaic project, De Wildt Solar, commenced commercial operations on 23 January 2021, having achieved facility completion.

16 hours ago;

CSI & Sustainability
Hippo.co.za brings mascot to life, Covid-19 relief to local seamstresses

Hippo.co.za has launched a community-base initiative that has enabled a small local business and a team of five out-of-work seamstresses...

13 hours ago;

Finance
New body aims to align CFO function across Africa

Within the context of corporate scandals, cyber threats, new technology, transparency requirements and an ever-changing regulatory environment it has become necessary to reassess the role of the chief financial officer (CFO)...

17 hours ago;

South Africa needs the private sector for economic growth

While redistribution has been the government's priority in righting the country's apartheid past, only economic growth will get South Africa out of the hole created by Covid-19...

Nicci Botha 17 hours ago;

Agriculture
Cotton: A golden opportunity for South Africa?

Cotton is considered one of the world's greatest poverty alleviating crops, with 150 million people worldwide relying on it for income...

Cobus de Bruyn 14 hours ago;

Construction & Engineering
Rules of the Game: How compliance culture is killing spatial transformation

If you were to look at the performance reports for municipal officials overall, you would struggle to find signs of underperformance...

Kayla Brown 16 hours ago;

Renewables, energy storage and the future of smart cities

'Smart cities' are no longer considered to be just a buzzword; they are a topic of constant conversation, and they've already...

Seydou Kane 17 hours ago;

HR & Management
SABC mulls government proposals on retrenchments

Government has provided the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board with a number of alternatives to consider in relation to its retrenchment process...

11 hours ago;

Salary Survey 2020: What do SA's creatives, media and marketers earn?

Recruitment company, Ad Talent has released the results of its annual salary survey, which is compiled using figures of actual placements made by the agency, as well as salary information obtained from all candidates interviewed by Ad Talent from January to December 2020...

17 hours ago;

Legal
Airtime vouchers - VAT now or later?

The correct VAT treatment of vouchers for digital services has been a grey area for many years. Towards the end of 2020, mobile network provider MTN applied for a declaratory order to obtain clarity in this regard...

Aneria Bouwer and Sduduzo Mhlongo 13 hours ago;

Education
Fulbright Scholarship open for applications

The Fulbright Foreign Student Programme is open for applications for its 2022-2023 intake. Due to the global Covid-19 pandemic and revised academic calendar, applications will close on 14 May 2021...

10 hours ago;

Costs and concerns of back-to-school 2021

As we approach the 'back to school' season in 2021, a survey carried out by Game has found that the biggest concern amongst parents of school-going children (76% of respondents) is whether schools will again be shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

8 hours ago;

Tourism & Travel
Government launches R1.2bn Tourism Equity Fund

Government on Tuesday launched the Tourism Equity Fund aimed at creating an inclusive and growing tourism sector by supporting entrepreneurship and investment on the supply side of the tourism sector...

15 hours ago;

ICT
4IR: How key industries are successfully embracing digital transformation

Across industries, we are starting to notice businesses of all sizes embrace the digital economy to create value, increase efficiency, and adapt to stay ahead of competitors...

Prenesh Padayachee 17 hours ago;

4 million IP addresses worth R1.3bn have been stolen, SA companies impacted

The results of an internal audit undertaken by the African Network Information Centre (Afrinic) reveal that over 4.1 million Internet Protocol (IP) addresses have been misappropriated...

13 hours ago;

Lifestyle
Key learnings from day one of SA Music Week

The inaugural South African Music Week (SAMW) commenced on 26 January 2021...

14 hours ago;

National Arts Festival opens call for 2021 Festival Fringe

The National Arts Festival has opened the call for artists who wish to participate in the 2021 National Arts Festival Fringe. The National Arts Festival is planning for a hybrid edition in July 2021 with a digital (online) festival and live elements as allowed within the prevailing Covid-19 restrictions...

17 hours ago;

Automotive
BMW M introduces the M5 CS, its most powerful car

The BMW M5 CS sprints from 0-100km/h in just three seconds, making it the fastest ever car produced by BMW M...

16 hours ago;

Welcome to the Honda WR-V, a brand new compact SUV

Honda has a highly regarded pedigree in the SUV market and the introduction of the all-new WR-V adds to that. Here's all you need to know...

Naresh Maharaj 11 hours ago;

Entrepreneurship
#StartupStory: Scaffold aims to promote queer creators and culture in South Africa

With over ten years of experience in the media industry producing successful television shows, directing award-winning theatre productions and creating editorial content, Gary Hartley has created Scaffold, a platform for queer creators and culture...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 hours ago;

Technology can help you grow your business

According to the 2020 National Income Dynamics Study - Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey, three million South Africans lost their jobs as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns last year...

19 hours ago;

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