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  • Cape Town rental property market presenting a mixed bag of tricks
    While the recent PayProp State of the Rental Industry Survey found that the key challenges agents currently face are a shrinking viable tenant pool, lower tenant affordability and high arrears, the Cape Town market continues to march to its own drum according to Lorraine-Marie Dellbridge, rental manager for Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty in Cape Town's Southern Suburbs, False Bay and Noordhoek.
  • RIP to former Spur chief Pierre Van Tonder
    Pierre Van Tonder, Spur Corporation's former CEO, died in a Cape Town hospital at the age of 62 on Sunday evening, 9 May.
  • Kaya 959 appoints Sibongile Mtyali as its new managing director
    The Kaya 959 board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Sibongile Mtyali as the new Kaya 959 managing director effective 1 June 2021. Mtyali replaces former managing director who stepped down from his position in December 2020. Issued by KAYA 959
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Gibs-Corteva roundtable conversation: Humble hustlers - anecdotes from accomplished farmers

Corteva Agriscience is partnering with the Entrepreneurship Development Academy (EDA) at the Gordon Institute of Business School (Gibs) to host a roundtable event on 10 June 2021...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 1 day ago

FAO, partners' high-tech response to help win fight against desert locust swarms

In the past year, waves of the desert locusts have swept across East Africa, Yemen and southwest Asia in massive swarms which have contained up to 80 million in a single square kilometre...

1 day ago

Sustainable farming achievable for local co-op

Additional funding for an emerging cattle farmers' co-op in the Theewaterskloof Municipality, which has hopes of breeding cattle for the market, has been provided...

1 day ago

Covid-19 and the agricultural sector: We dare not waste this crisis

The agricultural sector - particularly in Africa - bears the historical paradox of having significant economic potential on the one hand and lacking the required agility and innovation to harness its resources for notable global competitiveness on the other...

By Ishmael Sunga 2 days ago

Cederberg wine farm installs solar energy plant to lower carbon footprint

Building on its legacy of dedication to preserving the area's natural beauty and biodiversity, the move to solar is the farm's most measurable initiative to reduce its carbon footprint to date...

2 days ago

Zimbabwe's horticultural sector blooms

There is an overall increase in area and production under horticultural crops this season, with the area under emerging crops such as blueberries increasing across the provinces...

By Elita Chikwati 7 May 2021

#AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper

We invite you to join us in celebrating Africa Month and matters - its stakeholders and stories - in the areas of business leadership, trade, technologies, arts, culture and brands...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 May 2021

Sub-Saharan Africa's food security has turned out better than feared. But risks remain

Government support for farmers, higher rainfall and grain imports have helped sub-Saharan Africa stave off food insecurity, but the region isn't out of the woods yet...

By Wandile Sihlobo 7 May 2021

Michel Doukeris to succeed Carlos Brito as AB InBev CEO

Brito will step down after 15 years as CEO and 32 years at the company...

6 May 2021

SMMEs call for viability as FRAP 2021 looms

When it comes to the SMMEs in the fishing industry, the barrier to entry remains high...

6 May 2021

Global citrus market holds strong despite Covid crisis

The production of major types of citrus fruits, except that of lemons and limes, grew in 2020 thanks to good weather conditions in most producing regions...

6 May 2021

International food prices continue to rise in April

FAO Food Price Index posts 11th consecutive monthly increase, new forecasts point to growth in world wheat and maize output...

6 May 2021

ICFPA releases global Sustainability Progress Report

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) has released its biennial Sustainability Progress Report...

5 May 2021

Nederburg appoints Samuel Viljoen as cellar master

Seasoned winemaker, Samuel Viljoen has taken over the reins at Nederburg Wine Estate. In his new role, Viljoen oversees the production of the Paarl cellar's multi-tiered range...

5 May 2021

A slight reprieve at the pump still positive for farmers

Fuel prices eased for the first time in 2021 on the back of a 2% decrease in international Brent crude oil prices and the rand strengthening by 3% in April relative to the previous month...

By Paul Makube 5 May 2021

Logistics, supply chains sectors could play crucial role in rebuilding SA economy

As much as finding new ways to do business will play a key role in South Africa's economic turnaround strategy, for the country to emerge from the years-long slump exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic it will need to further invest in its cornerstone industries...

4 May 2021

Women are a mainstay of fishing in West Africa. But they get a raw deal

The contributions that women in West Africa's fisheries make to the sector are widely un(der)paid, undervalued and largely invisible...

By Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood and Sayra van den Berg Bhagwandas 4 May 2021

SA consumer food price inflation lifted marginally in March 2021

Consumer food price inflation accelerated to 5,9% year-on-year in March 2021 from 5,4% year-on-year in the previous month...

By Wandile Sihlobo 3 May 2021




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