Kabelo Ncholo, CEO of Yourself Management, Speaks at Marketing Indaba
by Editor on 09 May 2017
Thursday, 4 May 2017 – Kabelo Ncholo, the founder and CEO of Yourself Management, an award-winning, through-the-line marketing agency specialising in the African market, will make a presentation on marketing to low income groups at the Marketing Indaba Conference. Organised by CADEK Media, the Marketing Indaba will take place at the Garden Court Hotel in Cape Town on 10 and 11 May 2017 and the Wanderers Club i...
Marketing Indaba offers key learning and fresh ideas for Marketers
by Editor on 26 April 2017
It is time for marketers to take some time out to regroup, rethink, learn and network at the annual Marketing Indaba in Cape Town and Johannesburg. In an increasingly connected marketplace and a world of “sameness”, marketing professionals strive harder than ever to stand out and produce better results. To achieve this, marketers need to stay at the forefront of market trends, branding and the integrated com...
A Bright Future for First Car Rental
by Editor on 06 April 2017
JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG – First Car Rental has installed its first solar power plant at First Car Rental Pomona, cementing its continued commitment to reducing its environmental impact. The solar power plant is located across three large rooftops containing 415 photovoltaic (PV) panels (of 320 Watts ea.) at the Pomona branch, which will produce on average 226.8 MWh of electricity per annum. The installation co...
Yourself Management Announced as Finalist at Oliver Top Empowerment Awards
by Editor on 28 March 2017
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 - The 16th Annual Oliver Top Empowerment Awards has announced its 2017 awards category finalists - and Kabelo Ncholo the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Yourself Management has been designated a finalist for the Top Empowered Entrepreneur of 2017 Award and Yourself Management for the Top Empowered Fast Growth Black-Owned SMME Award. Operating since 2004, Yourself Management, a throu...
Rehabilitation of natural wetlands at Renishaw Hills' Development
by Editor on 14 February 2017
A well-orchestrated programme of invasive alien plant removal, excavation and re-planting of indigenous vegetation, in an effort to restore the area’s natural wetlands, has begun at Renishaw Hills within the Mpambanyoni Conservation Development on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast. The Renishaw Hills development – a new mature lifestyle village near Scottburgh - is centred on the natural beauty of the region with...
It's Heating up in the Kitchen at Decorex 2017
by Editor on 10 February 2017
World-class kitchen products and appliances, accompanied by the country’s culinary equipment specialists, will all be on-hand at Decorex SA 2017, showcasing in KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape and Gauteng. Africa’s premier décor, design and lifestyle exhibition - co-sponsored by Plascon and Caesarstone – will, once again, expose visitors to four expertly-designed kitchen stands in the Franke Kitchen Trends-spo...
CSA communications agency expands into Nigeria
by Editor on 01 February 2017
Global communications, events and talent agency, Celebrity Services Africa has announced the opening of a new office in Lagos, Nigeria, adding to their network of offices in Cape Town, South Africa and Beverly Hills, USA. Heading up communications for the Nigeria office is Ijeoma Ndekwu, an award-winning lifestyle journalist and brand relationship builder who specializes in designing strategic integrated campaigns...
New
by Editor on 30 January 2017
NEW MAGAZINE THE VEGAN LIFE LAUNCHES 30 JANUARY 2017! The Vegan LIFE (Ethical Eating For Plant-nourished People) is the new Vegan magazine launched by Media24. This 84-page glossy fills a unique gap in the market focusing on the vegan lifestyle. Veganism, a vegetarian diet that also excludes eggs, dairy and any other animal-derived products, is on the rise, with growing numbers of people becoming conscious abo...
Tips when looking for office space
by Editor on 24 January 2017
Finding a workspace that leads to productivity is crucial for entrepreneurs and small businesses, but this can sometimes be very difficult. “People often choose an office based on how nice it looks, but then a few weeks into occupation they realise it doesn’t work for their business. Knowing what questions to ask upfront is important,” says Greg Beadle, Founder of The Bureaux, Cape Town’s leading flexible wor...
Decorex Sponsors Bring Colour and Class
by Editor on 24 January 2017
The country’s premier décor, design and lifestyle exhibition – Decorex SA – has announced industry leaders, Kansai Plascon and Caesarstone, will be returning as headline sponsors for the 2017 edition which starts in Durban on 18 March. Because of the quality exhibition put on by Decorex SA every year, top professionals across the décor and design industry continue to participate, attracting numerous consu...
Do routine maintenance on your packaging line
by Editor on 18 January 2017
The importance of routine maintenance on your packaging line We’ve all heard that prevention is better than a cure, but do you heed this advice when it comes to your packaging line? The best way to keep your labelling and coding equipment running smoothly is to ensure that you have a structured routine maintenance plan in place for every machine that you use on your line. In the absence of such a schedule, you...
ACSA Awards Best Car Rental Operator to First Car Rental
by Editor on 15 December 2016
JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG, 15 December 2016 – Three of First Car Rental’s airport branches have been awarded 2016 Best Medium Car Rental Operator by the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA). The winning branches are First Car Rental Upington Airport, First Car Rental Bloemfontein Airport and First Car Rental OR Tambo International Airport. The annual ACSA Awards recognise top performing airport members for out...
Zinto spreads a message of hope on Aids Day
by Editor on 01 December 2016
Johannesburg, 1 December 2016 – A crowd of hip-hop dancers and performers gathered at Leeuwkop Prison Juvenile Rehabilitation Centre to show their support to young prison inmates. In line with World Aids Day, The Zinto Marketing Group (Zinto) gave an educational talk on practicing safe sex as well as the importance of HIV testing and antiretroviral treatment. The outreach programme also seeks to empower the yout...
R6.5 million Fund for Cape Innovators
by Editor on 17 October 2016
Innovation in the Western Cape is set to get another healthy boost, with the announcement today (Friday, 14 October 2016) that designers, inventors, entrepreneurs and product developers  can apply for grants of up to half a million Rands each from the second round of the Design Innovation Seed Fund (DISF). The DISF is a project of the Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI) with investment and management funds re...
Engage, impress & network at Tala Game Reserve
by Editor on 05 October 2016
Networking, creating good impressions and engaging with fellow delegates or colleagues at conferences is just as important as the speakers and topics themselves. “Downtime activities available at Tala Private Collection Game Reserve provide the perfect scenario for this to happen,” Mike Nunan, General Manager, explains. Scenic landscapes, plentiful wildlife and dramatic sunsets complete the backdrop for post-...
Year-End Celebrations at The Radisson Blu Hotel
by Editor on 05 October 2016
The Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel, situated on Sea Point’s Platinum Mile, is now open for bookings for year-end and corporate functions, offering a host of packages for groups in search of the perfect venue to bid farewell to 2016 and share excitement for what the new year will bring. Whether guests are looking for an intimate affair or a large event, the modern, sophisticated venue with its panoramic views of S...
Five Shifts Set to Shape Africa's Future of Entertainment & Media
by Editor on 26 September 2016
The Outlook presents annual historical data for 2011 – 2015 and provides annual forecasts for 2016 – 2020 in 11 entertainment and media segments for South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 22, 2016/ -- The Internet, video games, television, and filmed entertainment segments of sub-Saharan Africa’s entertainment and media industry are projected to continue to grow in the following...
Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages celebrates consolidation of companies
by Editor on 20 September 2016
Peninsula Beverages, also known as PenBev, officially opened for business in 1940 with its first plant in Marine Drive, Paarden Eiland. Today, 76 years later, more than 1 300 employees work at the various depots and in the state-of-the-art manufacturing plants across the business. “We are pleased to announce the successful consolidation of the three companies under the Forbes Group - Peninsula Beverage Company ...
Landmark prices mark 42nd Nederburg Auction
by Editor on 20 September 2016
Record prices and an all time high Rand per litre price of R740, achieved at the 42nd annual Nederburg Auction at the weekend, demonstrated the continuing positive trend of recognition for excellence in aged, fine South African wine. A total of 10,506 litres of wine was knocked down by auctioneers Anthony Barne MW of Bonhams and David Elswood of Christies, with total sales increasing by 23% over last year, in spit...
The rise of black start-ups and social entrepreneurship
by Editor on 13 September 2016
With tough economic times and unemployment rising in an ever-changing world that is becoming more democratised, it is no surprise that there is a rise in black start-ups and social entrepreneurship. The reality for most black entrepreneurs is that they venture into entrepreneurship not of out career luxury, but rather out of the need to survive economicaly. Their long-term objective is not to create wealth, but me...