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‘I think the misconception is that you needed to have a certain background. Even in school you needed to have studied certain subjects. It's pretty simple once you're in it, and really anyone can do it,’ says Mvelo Hlope, CEO of Zaio.
‘When you're associating with an individual person, brands and companies need to consider the fact that these individual people have various different changing personalities, and their public interest may improve or decline over time, and it's important to be able to mitigate those risks,’ says Danilo Acquisto, senior digital influencer…
A summary of news updates delving into the persistent rise in SA's unemployment rate. We examine recent guidelines in the influencer marketing sector and why the government should prioritise children in social spending.
‘It begs the question as to whether or not the statistics of around 94% of them being concluded, does it include those that are not being traced, that are not traceable, that disappear off the system,’ says Bulelwa Mabasa, head of land reform at Werksmans.
A round-up of news updates, including a look at whether the Hawks are making inroads in investigating commercial crimes. A look at whether SA’s land restitution programme is starting to bear fruit and calls for a wealth tax to solve some of the country’s social challenges.
‘Government, even in an election year, can make the point to say, well, we are in a tight corner, we don't want to cut back on expenses, the economy's not really growing yet as much as we would like it to grow, so to generate additional revenue, we are considering…
A round-up of news updates, including a look at how the running of municipalities affects demand for real estate. A look at whether Judge will succeed in trying to delay his impeachment vote and a look ahead to Wednesday’s budget speech.
‘One of the findings is ways that companies can help women work through those career pauses, by retaining them through flexible practices, which definitely came out of the report as something that businesses can look at as an opportunity to attract and retain talent,’ says Phillipa Geard, founder of RecruitMyMom.
A round-up of news updates including a look at what needs to be done to improve funding for higher education. A look at why so many skilled women are left out of the workforce, and a new virtual game about rooibos takes the world by storm
‘We are just questioning whether transferring these named entities into a new Holdco, whether that actually achieves the stated aims, and we think this legislation needs some further amendment in order to go towards that goal,’ says Olga Constantatos, head of credit at Futuregrowth.
A round-up of news updates, including a look at whether the SOE bill will achieve its objectives. A look at how to close the SME funding gap and whether a lack of leadership is to blame for Tshwane’s service delivery failures.
‘If you get those doctors to populate those areas, I am sure that it would be very good planning, considering if that plan is implemented. If it's not implemented, it's just a promise that is not helpful, not only to the doctors, but also to the population at large,’ says…
‘As more and more people make the solar investment, or even if they have an existing system, they decide to upgrade it and enlarge it, the quantum of power that is available to us grows,’ says Cape Town Mayor, Geordin Hill-Lewis.
A round-up of news updates, including a look at how those living in Cape Town can sell excess power to the city. Why South Africa is considering heading back to the ICJ and a look at how to avoid romance scams ahead of Valentine’s Day.
‘There is a host of different elements that the government will have to address and basically ensure that they're put in place before any change can take place to the private healthcare that a number of South Africans have at the moment,’ says Gary Feldman, executive head of Healthcare Consulting…
‘There are certain other factors that would inform whether or not the lower prices that would be found at the ports for containers bringing in poultry products would translate into lower prices for consumers when they get to the shelves,’ says Ayabonga Cawe, chief commissioner at the International Trade Administration…
A round-up of news updates, including a look at business and political reactions to the State of the Nation Address. A look at the temporary poultry rebate and the case for why SA shouldn't abandon coal.
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