Resolutions worth making in 2022 (and no, it’s not weight loss!)

Unsurprisingly, losing weight, getting in shape, saving money and focusing more on self care are among the most common New Year's resolutions people make each year, according to one poll. And ...
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Resolutions worth making in 2022 (and no, it’s not weight loss!)

01/10/2022

Unsurprisingly, losing weight, getting in shape, saving money and focusing more on self care are among the most common New Year’s resolutions people make each year, according to one poll. And while these are certainly positive intentions, we also know that only around 12% of people are able to stick to these new habits. In 2022, rather than…

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Goodbye Windows — What Google’s Chromebook offers South Africans

01/05/2022

Acer, Asus, HP, and Lenovo recently launched a wide range of new Chromebooks in South Africa. Chromebooks are laptops that run on Google’s ChromeOS, supporting web apps and native Android apps instead of the 32-bit and 64-bit applications many consumers use on Windows. They are typically geared towards students and…

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Family meetings, royals and teeth whitening at home: SA’s 10 top trending YouTube videos of 2021

01/05/2022

Mauritius may just be an island – its annual tourist influx of 1.4 million outnumbers its own population of around 1.3 million – but this hasn’t stopped it, over the past three decades, from growing into a giant on the business front. As far as the continent goes, it’s already…

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Why cross-generational marketing is important in 2022

01/05/2022

As brands start finalising their marketing and sales strategy for the new year, it’s important that they include a younger demographic that they may have missed previously. This is not to mean they should ignore older audiences; rather, they should adopt a multigenerational marketing approach. With Gen Z’s relatively new…

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Opinion: How can we ensure that Africa’s energy transition aligns with its development ambitions?

12/21/2021

With renewable energy cheaper and faster to bring to market than ever before, there is an understandable global push for countries to make the transition away from fossil fuels. That’s as true for Africa as it is for the rest of the world, even though the continent’s total emissions are lower than the top 40…

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A year-end bonus that costs nothing

12/21/2021

  I am not talking about extra days off (although that would be nice); I am talking about a different kind of reward, one that will keep giving for many years. What better way to say thank you to staff who have remained dedicated, inspired even, through these dark times…

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Searches for domestic flights in SA up 300% compared to pre-Covid – and also more expensive

12/06/2021

There’s been a surge in travel enquiries since South Africa was removed from the United Kingdom’s restrictive red list in October. Searches for flights from South Africa to Europe and the United States have grown by more than 65% compared to 2019, with fares being more affordable too. But the…

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