Industry Updates: News

Fak'ugesi: Digital Africa Festival Official Opening Event | 02 Sep 2014

Friday 5 September will mark the official opening event of the inaugural Fak’ugesi: Digital Africa Festival hosted by Wits University. more

Brands That Tackle Food Waste Can Woo Consumers | 02 Sep 2014

As the 30th driest country in the world, with 62% of our available water being used for irrigation, South Africa cannot afford to waste food at the levels it has historically. Like Europeans and Americans, South Africans are beginning to wake up to the consequences of food waste. more

[WeCare] Support The Sunflower Fund and save a life | 02 Sep 2014

The Sunflower Fund was officially registered in 2000 and today, has successfully recruited over 67 000 registered donors onto the South African Bone Marrow Registry. While this figure is impressive, it’s not close to the 400 000 target which the Fund has set itself and this is partially due to the average South African not knowing how simple it is to become a donor. more

SAARF® LSM Training - Johannesburg 2014 - LSM Training | 02 Sep 2014

The South African Audience Research Foundation will be conducting the Living Standards Measure training in Johannesburg on Tuesday, 23 September 2014. more

Time to Clear Out Customer Service Winter Blues | 02 Sep 2014

We always enter spring with a renewed sense of optimism and hope, and it’s a time of rebirth, renewal and new growth. While you are putting away your winter clothes and cleaning out all the accumulated dust from winter, make sure to take time to do some spring cleaning around the office or business too. more

Africa’s BIGGEST F&B event is set to stir the senses in just two short months! | 02 Sep 2014

With over 150 exhibitors from over 25 countries, thousands of visitors from over 40 countries, hundreds of never-seen-before product and service innovations, tips, trends, tastings and more, IFEA 2014, taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 05 to 07 November, is Africa’s BIGGEST global food & drink expo. more

Adams & Adams Student Portfolio Day part of Loeries Creative Week | 01 Sep 2014

The Loeries Adams & Adams Student Portfolio Day kicks off on 20 September as part of Loeries Creative Week. more

Telemarketing rings true in South Africa | 01 Sep 2014

With over 59 million registered mobile phones out of an approximate population of 52 million, it’s no surprise that telemarketing continues to prove so effective in South Africa. Francois Oliver of Prosperian Capital, believes that it is arguably the best suited medium to reach the broadest cross section of society. more

How Movitel has changed the life of Mozambican people | 01 Sep 2014

Antonio Edmundo, 23 years old, is currently the director of the Movitel’s district center island Ilha de Mozambique, Nampula province. Just two years ago, he was only a house helper in the office this business center of Movitel, SA – a joint venture between Vietnamese company Viettel and Mozambique’s SPI Company more

Media inflation and its influence on the current environment | 01 Sep 2014

Kevin van Deventer, Group Head of The MediaShop takes a look at media inflation and its influence on the current environment more