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Thursday, 23 May 2019 08:38

Old Mutual partners with some of SA’s top musicians to launch AMPD Studios

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Wednesday, 22 May 2019 – Last night, Africa’s leading financial services company, Old Mutual, announced the launch of their new and exciting music hub in Johannesburg’s vibey Newtown. Introducing AMPD Studios – a space created for upcoming musicians to help elevate their careers through music and financial education. Headlined by South…
Does having pet insurance really make financial sense? We let the numbers decide. The global pet insurance market was valued at US$ 3.2 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach US$ 7.1 billion by the end of 2023, flourishing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.4% during…
By Garyn Rapson, Partner at Webber Wentzel On Friday, 17 May 2019, the Minister of Environmental Affairs published the long-awaited 2nd draft of the 'Proposed Regulations Pertaining to the Financial Provision for the Rehabilitation and Remediation of Environmental Damage caused by Reconnaissance, Prospecting, Exploration, Mining or Production Operations' (2nd Draft FP Regulations) for comment. Originally promised before the…
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 10:21

Evalution Flooring Achieves Another Green First for South Africa

Written by Daniella Hess
Evalution Flooring has embarked on the first phase of a sustainability project that will be the first of its kind in South Africa and will enable zero waste in the luxury vinyl tile (LVT) flooring arena. As part of its quest to curb its carbon footprint, the GreenTag Certified vinyl…
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 10:15

So, what's left after the machines take over?

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IMAGE Source: Artificial Intelligence–Based Automation Evolution Framework, 2018 By: Kieran Frost, Research Manager for Software focused on sub-Saharan Africa for International Data Corporation One of the questions that we at the International Data Corporation are asked is what impact technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) will have on jobs. Where are there…
Decades ago Gary Player was frequently heard on the radio doing a voice-over for a bank advertisement extolling the virtues of: "... Cash, Equity and Property: the three pillars of investment strength." This was in the heady days of the Ford Cortina, the Granada and the Capri. Remember those days?…
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 13:59

Traka accelerates expansion into wider African markets

Written by Nicola
Leveraging on almost two decades of experience in South Africa, and a presence in a further six African countries, networked key and equipment management solutions company Traka Africa announces an acceleration in their growth strategy. It plans to open new operations or expand more widely in five Southern African countries,…
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 12:48

Gradidge-Mahura Investments training young financial talent

Written by samantha
South African’s are notorious for not saving enough, at best we save about R1 out of every R10 which is why Gradidge-Mahura Investments (GMI) has taken on the challenge to change this mindset. At the helm, Craig Gradidge and Kagisho Mahura set out, over a decade ago, to break that…
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 11:48

Don't speak ill of your employer in public - it may get you fired

Written by Teresa Settas
by Kirsten Eiser, a Partner & Shane Johnson, a Professional Support Lawyer at Webber Wentzel ​​​​In a recent matter (Ndzimande and Others v Didben N.O and Others (JR 1404/14) [2019] ZALCJHB 73 (2 April 2019)) the Labour Court considered the dismissal of three employees who made disparaging statements about their employer on public radio.…
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 11:46

Music Legends evenings - the first Wednesday of every month at Calexico

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For all music lovers! Join us in paying tribute to and celebrating our musical icons at our intimate storyteller evenings on the first Wednesday of every month at Calexico at 44 Stanley. These monthly events will feature the very best artists from our beautiful South Africa.  Each month the set…
Businesses operate in a time of unprecedented volatility across economics, demographics, and geopolitics.  More than ever you need to explore new ways to cope with evolving and inter-related complexities in a challenging business environment. Aon South Africa, a leading insurance brokerage and risk advisor, has surveyed the risk and insurance…
Ethiopia’s former State Minister in the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy, Mr Wondimu Tekle Sigo, Ghana Grid Co, Lilongwe Water Board and several renewable energy generation projects were amongst the winners at the annual African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards that returned to Cape Town last week, honouring…

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