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Five Ways To Safeguard The Workforce Of The Future, Today!

On the back of the findings of the Attacks From All Angles 2021 Mid-year Cybersecurity Report by Trend Micro, the remote workforce remains an organisation’s greatest vulnerability when it comes to cybersecurity. Zaheer Ebrahim, Cyber Security Consultant at Trend Micro, shares five ways businesses can ensure they are not compromised amidst a 47% year-on-year increase in cyber threats globally. From …

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Standard Bank And Equites Conclude R2 Billion Sustainability Linked Debt Package

On 08 October 2021, Equites Property Fund Limited (“Equites”) concluded a R2 billion debt, refinance and upsize package with the Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (“Standard Bank”), comprising of an R800m three-year sustainability linked (SL) unsecured listed bond; a £50m two-year SL loan including a £25m upsize; and a R221m three-year loan. Following Equites’ …

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AECIPA Casts The Spotlight On Empowering The Next Generation Of Angolans

The Angolan Oil & Gas Service Companies Association (AECIPA) has unveiled its plans to make the empowerment of Youth a core focal point of the 2021 Angola Energy Series Programme, hosting a special focus day during the Angola Oil and Gas Service and Technology Conference (AOTC) in November. This will feature the involvement of many …

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Fairtrade And Africa Packaging Organisation APO Join Forces

Germany based organiser of international agrofood & plastprintpack trade shows in Africa & the Middle East, fairtrade Messe, and the Africa Packaging Organisation APO, headquartered in Nigeria, have agreed to join forces and to create synergies. This has recently been agreed by Paul März, fairtrade Managing Director and Ahmed Alex Omah, the President of  the …

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Mistakes You’re Making When Selling Your House – And How To Fix Them

Low interest rates and the COVID-19 pandemic have combined to shift the trend of renting a home to buying one. With it being a great time to sell your home, MortgageMe shares some insider knowledge on how to get the deal signed fast The South African Reserve bank cut interest rates in 2020 to try …

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Cartoon Network Climate Champions Celebrates Amazing Support From African Kids

Exciting, new activities to look out for! Some impressive insights from Cartoon Network’s multi-territory survey reveal that 94% of South African kids are concerned about climate change, 95% would like to do more to fight climate change, while 90% are eager to learn more about climate change. Given these insights, it comes as no surprise that the number …

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Phumandi Power House Aims To Create Jobs

Benjamin Nevondwe has a story to tell. He turned Phumandi Power House from an idea into a lucrative business while creating a trail of accomplishments. He shares his journey and aspirations, including how he plans to expand his business operations. After being retrenched from a construction company in 2011, Nevondwe decided to register his small …

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Trust MPE Fire Service To Put Out The Flames

Health and safety is a passion for Bonani Baloyi. When he started Mapulangi Engineering Services, which trades as MPE Fire Services, his main priority was to serve and protect. His business has overcome obstacles on its way to becoming one of the most trusted emergency services facilitating companies in cases involving fire prevention and outbreaks. …

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Inclusivity And Sustainability Top The Agenda At Africa Tech Festival 2021

5 days of critical content to continue shaping Africa’s Digital Transformation happens virtually 08-12  November 2021 and everyone is invited.  The world’s leading Africa-focused technology, media and telecommunications event will take place virtually for the second year in a row. Building on the success of its first-ever digital event in 2020 (thanks to global lockdowns), …

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Build Resilience Because Madagascar’s Climate Change Hit Won’t Be The Last

Climate change crises like that currently playing out in southern Madagascar illustrate the crucial need to shift the disaster risk management architecture from reactive to proactive.  The devastating images of emaciated families who have resorted to eating insects and the “unprecedented famine of biblical proportions” predicted by World Food Programme (WFP) Chief David Beasley do …

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