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  • AI and retail: A South African conundrum
    AI and retail: A South African conundrum
    Artificial intelligence (AI) is being successfully deployed in the global retail sector, but it needs to be used carefully in the South African context, taking into account specific market characteristics. By Wendy Tembedza
  • Paula Hulley
    Paula Hulley, IAB SA CEO, steps down
    Haydn Townsend, IAB SA chair has announced that Paula Hulley, IAB SA CEO will not be renewing her contract into 2022.
  • Let’s Talk Digital is hosted by Audrey Naidoo
    Let's Talk Digital podcast launches on Bizcommunity
    This September, Let's Talk Digital, a new multimedia offering launches on Bizcommunity. The bi-weekly podcast, hosted by Audrey Naidoo and produced by Tyran De Beer, features conversations with leading voices in the SA digital marketing and media space.
  • Helen R. McIntee, president of the African Marketing Confederation
    The AMC announces relaunch
    The African Marketing Confederation (AMC) has announced its relaunch, with updated vision and goals. The AMC is a pan-African body of marketing professionals with the aim to bring national marketing bodies and associations of nine countries together.
  • Red & Yellow partners with Unilever on BCom in Marketing degree
    Red & Yellow partners with Unilever on BCom in Marketing degree
    A partnership between the Red & Yellow Creative School of Business and global FMCG giant Unilever looks to produce future-fit graduates ready for the challenging and rewarding world of marketing.
  • South Africa's proposed Startup Act to be revealed soon
    South Africa's proposed Startup Act to be revealed soon
    On 16 September, startup ecosystem stakeholders will be revealing the latest findings and plans towards the development of a proposed South African Startup Act - a call to the president to unleash the growth and innovation inherent in the country's entrepreneurs and youth. These findings, gathered over the past six months via desktop research, focus groups and research contributed by the World Bank, provide a holistic overview of the problems affecting the ability of startups to establish, grow and scale in South Africa.
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    The need to curb money laundering
    The Anti-Money Laundering (AML) market makes up a significant proportion of the global Gross Domestic Product (GDP), but the real issue is that money laundering is used to fund other illicit activities, such as smuggling, bribery, corruption, cybercrime, illegal arms dealing, human trafficking, modern slavery, and more. By Amit Singh
  • Henriëtte Loubser, Netwerk24's editor-in-chief
    Netwerk24 undergoing a metamorphosis
    Netwerk24, the acting digital home of Media24's Afrikaans titles, is moving to a new platform in early October. It will also be launching a brand new app.
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    Netflix looks to support Black representation in Film & TV
    On 16 September 2021, Netflix announced a commitment of $400,000 (R5.5m) in the form of a grant and creation of scholarships to extend the support for Black representation in the Film & TV industry to the creative ecosystem in South Africa.
  • Net#work BBDO has a 'meltdown'
    Net#work BBDO has a 'meltdown'
    Everything has changed. That is a given. And so when Net#work BBDO moved into their new offices and started unpacking the 27 years of awards haul for the shelves, the leadership team had, well, a meltdown.
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Africa's green revolution initiative has faltered: Why other ways must be found
How climate change contributed to Madagascar's food crisis
Nestlé opens its largest R+D Accelerator
Global food commodity prices rebound in August
Source: Tiger Brands
50+ NGOs call on COP26 to acknowledge climate impacts of animal agriculture
We throw away a third of the food we grow - here's what to do about waste
New research records national policy trends linking fish, aquatic foods with public health
New research records national policy trends linking fish, aquatic foods with public health

Researchers call for a systems policy approach to ensure aquatic foods tackle...

18 Aug 2021

Global food prices decline in July
New Nespresso blend helps revive fragile coffee farming in the DRC
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Distell expects up to 20% rise in full-year profits
August #WomensMonth made possible by the Intercare Group
Côte d'Ivoire's Noël N'guessan wins 2021 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation
Tetra Pak partners with Synercore to accelerate food chain innovation in Africa
Source: miiya via
Climate change threatens age-old indigenous food systems
How research, collaboration are contributing to food security in Africa
Feeding Africa from Africa: Smallholder farmers to leverage on AfCFTA
Deforestation is driven by global markets


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