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Driving Innovation Through Communications

Driving Innovation Through Communications

As Africa’s economy moves online, and as technology is increasingly used to reach people across every level of society, how do we ensure that the messages being constructed around brands and businesses, around ethics and inclusivity, reputation and governance are the right ones? It’s clear that each and every stakeholder group across the African diaspora, […]
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SA INC: spreading South Africa’s good news

SA INC is a new 20-part series set to air on local TV channels with the objective of changing the narrative in South Africa to highlight and celebrate the country’s successes and achievements.
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Passion to Paycheque Success

Limil (Pty) Ltd is a company that provides IT infrastructure and support services to corporates and SMEs. The business was founded by Lihle Khotsobe, a mechanical engineer who turned his passion for IT into an operational business.
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Environmental News
South Africa making progress on the Sustainable Development Goals

South Africa making progress on the Sustainable Development Goals

In many ways the South African government is already addressing the SDGs, albeit indirectly. This includes initiatives aimed at using technology to improve maternal healthas well as quality of education to improving food security. On a technical level, Statistics South Africa has launched a baseline indicator report on the SDGs. Civil society and the private […]
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SA outperforms Europe in 2017 plastics recycling rate

Plastics|SA has released the plastics recycling figures for the year ending 2017, and for the seventh year running, plastics recycling in South Africa has continued to grow, with more than 334,727 tonnes recycled back into raw material. This gives South Africa an input recycling rate of 43.7% – well above that of Europe’s recycling rate […]
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Food Lover’s Market ditches plastic straws

June 2018 – Food Lover’s Market ditches plastic straws #TheLastStraw Food Lover’s Market has launched a Withdraw The Straw campaign and will be replacing all plastic straws with paper ones in its stores nationally. With more than 1 million single-use plastic straws being discarded around the world on a daily basis, the fresh produce retailer is […]
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Financial News
Championing the voice of small businesses

Championing the voice of small businesses

The Small Business Institute announces today that two top-rated South African economists and thought leaders are joining its board as part of SBI’s bid to strengthen its capacity to champion the voice of small business.
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South Africa ‘in repair’: Is SA’s investment strike over?

In light of the Investment Summit recently held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, Nompu Siziba asks if it will make a difference to the future of South Africa. 
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Investment Conference: compelling investment opportunities in South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the South African government to the conference which is a key milestone in the country’s bold ambition to raise at least $100 billion (R1.4 trillion) in new domestic and intentional investment over the next five years. Ramaphosa is expected to market South Africa as having compelling investment opportunities for multinational corporations […]
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Inspirational News
SA INC: spreading South Africa’s good news

SA INC: spreading South Africa’s good news

SA INC is a new 20-part series set to air on local TV channels with the objective of changing the narrative in South Africa to highlight and celebrate the country’s successes and achievements.
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Go Team South Africa!

Brand South Africa together with Absa Bank hosted a South Africa (SA) Investment Seminar on the margins of the 48th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.
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The New Kids on the Block

Black Umbrellas is one of Regency Global's brand partners: an enterprise development incubation organisation with remarkable success stories - creating more job opportunities for the local community.
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International News
South African brands feature amoung Africa’s best

South African brands feature amoung Africa’s best

Four South African companies have made it to the 2017/18 list of 100 best brands in Africa compiled by Brand Africa. Africa’s largest mobile operator, MTN, ranked No6 on the list, up from No9 in 2016/17; food giant Tiger Brands ranked 32, Shoprite 38 and DStv 56. US sports apparel company Nike took the No1 […]
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BRICS 2018 Summit hailed as a huge success

The 10th BRICS Summit, which took place in Johannesburg from the 25th to the 27th of July, has been hailed as a huge success by President Cyril Ramaphosa. “We have come to the end of the BRICS Summit, which has been hugely successful. We as South Africa are very pleased with the way the BRICS […]
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#BRICS2018: Business and Government Must Unite

Durban – South Africa will be on a winning wicket if business leaders and government unite behind political stability and sound governance, Dr  Iqbal Survé, chairperson of the BRICS Business Council said on Sunday. Addressing hundreds of delegates attending a session on Investment Opportunities in South Africa at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre, […]
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Technology News
Driving Innovation Through Communications

Driving Innovation Through Communications

As Africa’s economy moves online, and as technology is increasingly used to reach people across every level of society, how do we ensure that the messages being constructed around brands and businesses, around ethics and inclusivity, reputation and governance are the right ones? It’s clear that each and every stakeholder group across the African diaspora, […]
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Africa capturing the fintech limelight

AFRICA has recently become a hot zone for financial technological innovations, which are fast transforming the financial services sector operations with a higher financial inclusion dividend. Coupled with the widespread use of mobile, the digitisation of financial services has opened avenues of opportunity for technology innovators, as well as empowered ordinary consumers and small businesses. […]
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Is Cape Town Africa’s tech capital?

A report commissioned by the Cape Innovation & Technology Initiative (CiTi), Wesgro, and the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation – with the support of the Western Cape Government – reveals that the greater Cape Town area, including Stellenbosch, is Africa’s tech capital. The report, by Endeavor Insight, entitled Evaluation & Network Analysis of the Cape Town-Stellenbosch Tech […]
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