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Jackie Cameron Biznews In the 1960s, two Scandinavian academics set out to understand what makes events newsworthy. In a study encompassing thousands of articles produced by news agencies on foreign news,Johann Galtung and Mari Ruge came up with an enduring theory of news values that highlighted what today sounds obvious: negative news sells. Professor Galtung–...
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Jobs Fund and partners commit R271 million through COVID-19 support intervention South Africa’s latest official unemployment rate of 30.1% means that approximately 7.1 million people where unemployed during the first quarter of 2020, a number that rises to 10.8 million when including those that have given up the search for employment. With lockdown restrictions having...
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Daily Insider: Elon Musk’s surge up the rich list – with much reflected glory for SAs South Africans enjoy basking in the reflected glory of Silicon Valley’s most successful entrepreneur. And love reminding outsiders (and themselves) that Elon Musk was born and raised in SA before leaving home straight after matric to try his luck...
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Johannesburg, 9 July 2020 —  Insurance Claims Africa welcomes the Financial Services Conduct Authority’s (FSCA) announcement this afternoon, in which it categorically stated that the National Lockdown cannot be used by any insurer as grounds to reject a client’s claim. Ryan Woolley, CEO of Insurance Claims Africa, a specialist public loss adjustment company representing over 500 businesses...
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The 2020 edition of the CEO Today Africa Awards has just been released and the Clover Mama Afrika project had been awarded with the prestigious CEO Today Africa Award for the Corporate Social Responsibility category. The awards recognise strong and innovative leadership among business leaders operating in Africa and bring together companies that are pushing the envelope in...
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Ex-Comair CEO to launch a new airline, at a time when Covid has pushed the industry into a desperate struggle for survival Gidon Novick says a viability study he has done shows there is space for his new airline. He says the study suggests SA’s air travel market will take at least two years to...
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This year will see Laager Rooibos – the second biggest Rooibos brand worldwide – celebrating 75 years of being part of South African homes. The brand, which now includes the Laager Rooibos Herbal and Laager Tea4Kidz product ranges, has lived through some of the history books’ most interesting time periods. 1945 was a year which...
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South Africa has been named the second most favoured offshore location for contact centre delivery globally. This is the third year in a row that South Africa has consistently taken second place, straddled in 2020 by two mature sector giants; India in first place and the Philippines in third.  The annual 2020 Front Office BPO...
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Cape Town has once again ranked as the top city for hosting international association meetings in Africa, according to the 2019 International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Statistics Report, with a total of 48 meetings taking place in the Mother City in 2019.  The city has also climbed five places in the international rankings list...
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Chivas Business Unusual launched on Instagram Live TV on 22 April to support small businesses Over 1000 viewers tuned in for the first episode of Business Unusual  – an  Instagram Live TV series that flights on @chivasregalsa’s Instagram page over the next five weeks  – hosted by respected local entrepreneur and media personality, Andile Khumalo....
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Steuart as a Speaker

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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'