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APO Group and Africa’s Business Heroes Win Prestigious PRovoke Africa SABRE Award

Since 2020, APO Group has worked alongside the Jack Ma Foundation to execute a holistic campaign for the ABH Prize across the continent APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, is delighted to announce that it has won a prestigious PRovoke Africa SABRE Award for the public relations campaign …

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Mastercard Unleashes New Era Of Biometric Payments To Enhance The Check-Out Experience

With a smile or a wave, paying in store just got personal Mastercard unleashes new era of biometric payments to enhance the check-out experience No more fumbling for your phone or hunting for your wallet when you have your hands full – the next generation of in-person payments will only need a quick smile or …

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Future Skills Gap Analysis

Why A Future Skills Gap Analysis Is Necessary

By Zuko Mdwaba, Area Vice President, Salesforce South Africa In light of increasing technological advancements, employers must identify future skills in order to provide a flexible and agile workplace.  A skills gap analysis can help you determine the most valuable skills for your company and establish a plan for staff development. Regardless of the size …

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How Can Our Education System Prepare Our Children To Flourish?

What does it mean to be a successful learner or graduate in today’s world? While in years past, a solid acquisition of the “three Rs” (reading, writing, and arithmetic) and mastery in the core academic subjects may have been the measure of attainment, the world of the 21st century requires a radically different orientation. To …

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Standard Bank Group Hosts A Conference For Ethiopian Corporates On Accessing Capital Markets

As Part Of The Country’s Ambitious Reform Plan As part of Ethiopia’s ambitious Homegrown Economic Reform Plan, the Standard Bank Group was honoured to offer about 100 Ethiopian executives an in-depth conference on accessing capital markets. From 6-7 April, Standard Bank offered the Ethiopian Capital Market Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Addis Ababa, overseen by the …

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DHL Global Forwarding Opens New Transit Warehouse In Mombasa To Support Kenya’s Regional Transportation Hub

Concept To Neighboring Countries The new facility of 7500 M2 will provide 2,500 square meters (m²) of Indoor Space and 5000 M2 of outdoor space. DHL Global Forwarding (DGF), the leading international air, ocean, and road freight specialist provider, has opened a new transit warehouse in Mombasa, Kenya. The new 7,500 square meter (m²) warehouse is …

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Standard Bank Drives Social Impact By Advancing Professional Women’s Golf Through Women’s Pro-Am Series

In recognition of the fundamental role that sport plays in driving social and economic development, Standard Bank is investing in various sporting initiatives this year, including the 2022 Women’s Pro-Am Golf series, which has been expanded to reach more areas across South Africa with a large focus on growing the sport at a national level. …

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South Africa Amongst Biggest Blockchain Markets In Africa

Crypto Valley Venture Capital (CV VC) report South Africa as amongst biggest Blockchain markets in Africa The inaugural African Blockchain Report, published by CV VC in collaboration with Standard Bank, revealed South Africa to be amongst the top fundraisers for new blockchain ventures in Africa in 2021, with US$18.89 million raised to fund five blockchain and …

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Warner Music SA Ushers In A New Era: Transitions To Warner Music Africa

Warner Music South Africa announced their evolution to Warner Music Africa, the news was broken at an exclusive launch held on 11th May 2022 at their offices in Hyde Park.  In collaboration with renowned visual artist Masonwabe Ntloko, Warner Music Africa’s office transformation represented, Managing Director & Senior Vice President of Special Projects, Temi Adeniji’s vantage of music being the ‘truest expression of culture’.  Having started her …

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Catalyst 2030 Announces The Catalyst 2030 Awards 2022 Finalists

Finalists include corporates, funders, governments and bilateral and multilateral organisations which embrace collaboration and co-creation as they shift power dynamics to pursue the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Catalyst 2030, the global movement of people and organisations who have committed to applying bold new strategies in pursuit of the SDGs, has unveiled the finalists of the …

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