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Considering the rapid increase in urbanisation, and the notion that 50% of Africans will live in cities by 2030, it is now more important than ever for Africa to implement smarter mobility to match the needs of the rising population. This will assist in increasing access to safe, reliable and affordable transportation options that can connect people to jobs, education and health services – all without increasing congestion, carbon emissions or air pollution. “To accelerate...

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The Diageo Empowerment Trust South Africa (DETSA) is has embarked on a search for ambitious sorghum farmers across South Africa to supply the United National Breweries. The tender is open to emerging black farmers who qualify in line with the generic Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Codes. In the 2020 programme, 3600 hectares of farming land will be made available to qualifying participants. DETSA will provide successful applicants with both capital and mentoring in order to...

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It’s a good day to be African up in these streets and we’re so delighted that African talent is starting to get the recognition and acknowledgement that it deserves. Hollywood reporter broke the news that  South African actress Nomzamo Mbatha and Garcelle Beauvais have joined the cast of Coming 2 America, Paramount’s sequel to its popular 1988 comedy. The classic which stars Eddie Murphy is being directed by Craig Brewer and is said to begin shooting...

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1. Who is Sonto Pooe and what brought about native child?  Sonto Pooe is a mother , a wife, an entrepreneur and a philanthropist. I was born in t he dusty streets of KZN and raised by a single mother ( a teacher by profession) so education in my household has always been important. I’m the first if 3 girls so responsibility / leadership skills I learnt growing up having to play second in charge...

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Uzoma Dozie, one of Nigeria’s leaders in the financial sector and the last Group Managing Director of Diamond Bank, Nigeria, recently announced that he is launching a new financial technology community and ecosystem, Sparkle; a mobile-first platform focused on the country’s retail sector. Sparkle will tackle how retailers can achieve their daily objectives and scale their businesses, providing a suite of innovative lifestyle services, in addition to typical current and savings accounts that exist in the market. In...

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South African Airline, FlySafair has announced that its passengers will now have the option to send their boarding passes to their phones via WhatsApp, once they’ve completed the check-in process. This will be beneficial to passengers who have not made the booking themselves or where passengers have supplied an incorrect contact number during the booking process – they will now be presented with an option to provide an entirely new number, which will receive the...

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Over 18 million South Africans have less than perfect credit records*, TransUnion is on a drive to teach the language of credit so that people can start to take back control. Swiping a credit card for payment is fast and easy – especially in this tough economy, but the numbers show that it is not quick or simple when it comes to paying debt back. Of the 25 million credit-active people in the country, 40%...

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Each year on 8 March, International Women’s Day, I get invited to attend events that celebrate and discuss gender diversity in the workplace. They’re often rich with intelligent discussions about women and work, a topic I am immensely passionate about. But all too often, I sit up on stage, look out to the crowd and I think, ‘where on earth are all the men?’ There are many supportive men on gender diversity (I know quite...

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Legwear specialist Falke South Africa is teaming up with outdoor adventure experts Dirtopia as the presenting sponsor of the popular full moon hikes held at Delvera Farm, just outside of Stellenbosch. The 21st of March marks the third last hike in the Full Moon hike series of this season. The 9.75km Dirtopia Vineyard Trail is set in The Simonsberg Conservancy.  The circular trail meanders through vineyards, Renosterveld Conservancy and the majestic Yellow Wood Forest to...

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