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Wednesday, 13 November 2019 14:21

THE EVENTS EXPERIENCE IN 2019 – TIPS FROM THE INSIDE

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The events economy is growing globally. In fact, figures released by the Events Industry Council (EIC) for 2018 show that business events injected a whopping $1.5 trillion into global coffers last year. But with a booming event culture comes a more discerning audience. And in a business that’s getting more…
CAPE TOWN - M&C Saatchi Group South Africa is delighted to announce the appointment of respected industry leader Karen Naidoo as their Partner, Talent.   Naidoo brings exceptional experience in human resources to the rapidly growing multiple award-winning creative agency. She has run her own successful consultancy in addition to extensive…
Financial inclusion took another step forward as local start-up, uKheshe, South Africa’s cheapest and most convenient QR cash card and micro transaction platform, won the 2019 Global Fintech Hackcelerator @ Southern Africa competition. Launched by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) and powered by fintech/bank matchmaking platform, KPMG Matchi, this…
Monday, 11 November 2019 09:37

Unforeseen preference share amendments

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By Brian Dennehy, Khurshid Fazel and Joon Chong, at Webber Wentzel The 2019 Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB) was tabled with the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement on 30 October 2019. The TLAB contains a significant amendment to the definition of "hybrid equity instrument" in section 8E of the Income Tax…
Provantage Media Group (PMG) has seen substantial organic and acquisition growth over recent years rendering the well-known Head Office location on Republic Road to no longer be suitable for the leading Out of Home media company. The group has consolidated all of its operations and divisions into a new 6,500m…
Cape Town’s MindZu has made it into the finals of the Global Edtech Startup Awards. Over 3,000 companies from more than 80 countries entered the GESAwards competition, which provides an unmatched showcase for the most innovative companies from across the world. Godfrey Parkin, co-founder of MindZu (www.mindzu.com), said, “Being selected…
An all-new business network creating cross-continental partnerships for trade and industry between Africa and Scotland has officially launched – the Africa Scotland Business Network (ASBN). ASBN is already supported by businesses and authorities alike both locally and abroad. Founding member and entrepreneur Kaz Henderson comments, “Investment into Africa and South…
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 00:21

Cape Town Startup MindZu in Finals of Global Edtech Awards

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Cape Town startup MindZu (www.mindzu.com) has made it into the finals of the Global Edtech Startup Awards. Over 3,000 companies from more than 80 countries entered the GESAwards competition, which provides an unmatched showcase for the most innovative companies from across the world. Godfrey Parkin, co-founder of MindZu, said, “Being selected…
Cape Town’s MindZu has made it into the finals of the Global Edtech Startup Awards. Over 3,000 companies from more than 80 countries entered the GESAwards competition, which provides an unmatched showcase for the most innovative companies from across the world. Godfrey Parkin, co-founder of MindZu, said, “Being selected for…
South Africa, Durban, October 2019 - Talksure recently launched Aspire, a strategic leadership development programme designed to expand organisational understanding and capability in critical competence areas of leadership, strategy, innovation and collaboration. “We aim to achieve this by creating an enabling environment for participants to learn, share and challenge one another.…
Browser-based, response firewall for small to medium enterprises Comprehensive advanced threat protection and customisation High-end visibility security and control suited to all budgets and businesses Johannesburg, South Africa, October 2019: Ozone Information Technology Distribution has been awarded the license to distribute Untangle NG Firewall in South Africa. The one-stop firewall…
Recent years have seen an increase in major terrorism events across the world, as attacks in Brussels, London, Madrid, Nigeria, Paris, Tunisia and Turkey have highlighted the growing need for terrorism and political violence cover. It is therefore not surprising that terrorism was identified as the third greatest concern among…

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