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Friday, August 18, 2017 - 11:50

Indigenous afro-soul artist and songwriter Candy Tsamandebele just added yet another exciting page to her music career. She is the face of Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition 2017, with Dizu Plaatjies of Amapondo. Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition 2017’s theme is “Rhythms of the Ancients” which made it easier for her to sign on as one of […]

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Friday, August 18, 2017 - 11:38

Today, Facebook is holding a Durban Passions Instagram Hack, featuring 40 of South Africa’s top advertising students. In a day of fun and learning at the Facebook Creative Hub, the hack will be themed around Instagram and Stories, with students challenged to use mobile in quick, creative ways to connect with passions via Instagram, An […]

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 18:59

 Business confidence in South Africa rose to its highest level in six months on Tuesday, supported by stronger new vehicle sales and the first interest rate cut in five years.Data released by the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) showed that the Business Confidence Index (BCI) in July returned to levels last seen in […]

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 18:51

Cornerstone investors:  A.P Moller Holding jointly with PensionDanmark and Lægernes Pension will be funding Africa with a new infrastructure fund worth $550m to support sustainable economic growth in the region. South Africa is one of the beneficiary countries, and is said to significantly benefit from the funding in the medium to long term. It is […]

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 11:21

South Africa’s Information and Communication Technology industry is the largest and seen to be the most advanced in Africa. South Africa may have many political and economic challenges but the entrepreneurial space in SA’s tech sector keeps on growing. Let’s take a look at some of the current Technology companies making great strides this year. 1. Axxess (Port Elizabeth) Franco […]

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 17:00

Child Visa Checklist App has been designed to help travellers to and from South Africa to understand the new child visa requirements. The South African government’s new child visa laws came into play on 1 June 2015 and they “are here for the foreseeable future”, according to Mayihlome Tshwete, the Department of Home Affairs spokesperson. […]

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 15:27

Tapping into IBM technologies Watson and Bluemix, Johannesburg-based Connect-2-Me (C2Me) is looking to disrupt the workplace collaboration market in Africa. The start-up was founded in 2016 by four long-time business associates – Gary Swale, Ray Hayes, Eugene Theron and Lloyd Thompson – who previously owned Knowledge Dimension, an IBM business. C2Me is a cloud-based business […]

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 15:18

Barely a year ago I spoke about the difficulty of traveling on the continent as an African when the single African passport was introduced at the 27th AU Summit in Kigali. Well, already within the past year , there have been some positive changes as one third of African countries have amended their visa policies. […]

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 17:30

Club Med Southern Africa has just released their South African Snow Holiday Report – the first of its kind. Until now, not much has been researched or made available on South Africans’ snow holiday behaviours and trends. And while it is difficult to ascertain the exact number of South Africans going on snow holidays across […]

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 16:01

Wesgro is proud to announce that the Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau has had a target-topping financial first quarter. During 2017/18’s first quarter the Convention Bureau secured 14 bids with an estimated delegate attendance of 57 000 and an estimated economic impact of R120.2 million. The Convention Bureau’s role is to promote the […]

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