Brand South Africa’s Domestic Perceptions Research wins two awards at the Southern African Market Research Association (SAMRA)
Brand South Africa in collaboration with its domestic perceptions research agencies, African Response and MarkData, are proud to announce to have won two awards at the annual Southern African Market Research Association (SAMRA) conference.  SAMRA is a non-profitable marketing research organisation that seeks to fulfil its objectives of growing... Read more
MTN retains position as South Africa’s most valuable brand: 2018 Brand Finance survey reveals
According to the findings of the 2018 Brand Finance survey, the world’s leading independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy, MTN has retained their top position as the country’s most valuable brand. MTN’s brand value soared by 8% to R44, 2 billion, to maintain its leadership as South Africa’s most... Read more
Coega bags yet another nomination for the Vision 2030 Awards
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC), has been informed of its nomination as a finalist in the Infrastructure Development Award category in the Vision 2030 Awards taking place in Johannesburg on 21 June 2018. The CDC, which is the implementing agent of choice, has seen it flying the Eastern Cape... Read more
CNBC Africa Receives Award for Best Business Television
The award which aims to acknowledge the very best of business journalism, comes in recognition of the network’s efforts to highlight the narrative of Africa’s growth and the opportunities present in the continent The Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) presented CNBC Africa (www.CNBCAfrica.com) the 2018 Award for... Read more
Suspended community radio stations return to the airwaves
Signal distributor, Sentech, has lifted its suspension of 15 radio stations with outstanding signal distribution fees following a meeting with Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane and industry stakeholders. The meeting, which took place on Friday, saw the Minister meet with Sentech and the National Community Radio Forum (NCRF), the Media... Read more
SA wins three entrepreneurship awards
South Africa has won three prestigious awards at the 10th Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC), which was held in Istanbul, Turkey. “The Global Entrepreneurship Congress gathers together thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and other start up champions from more than 170 countries to identify new ways of helping founders start... Read more
Companies must gear up entrepreneurial drive to match technical innovation
Technological innovation has triggered a new trend internationally – the need for large companies to become more “entrepreneurial”. Dr Gorkan Ahmetoglu, co-founder of Meta Profiling and lecturer in business psychology at the University College of London, says although many companies talk about “incorporating new technologies”, they are in fact... Read more
SA’s cultural goods exports growing faster than imports
Cultural goods exports accounted for 0.46% of the country’s total commodity exports ‘Cultural and Natural Heritage’ and ‘Books and Press’ are the most important cultural exports A NEW report which set out to examine the growth and structure of South Africa’s cultural and creative industries trade between 2007 and... Read more
SA companies to show off wares at Ghana Trade Fair
Local companies are set to partake in the Ghana International Trade Fair that gets underway later this week. A group of 20 South African companies specialising in agro-processing, chemicals, clothing and textiles, forestry furniture, creative industries, built environment and capital equipment will exhibit their products and services at the... Read more
Slight increase in national dams
The national average of the dam levels across the country has this week received a slight increase of 2.1% from 60% last week to 62.1% this week. This is according to the dam levels report issued by the Department of Water and Sanitation, after measuring the 215 dams across... Read more