Today, Friday, 22 September 2017, nine of Senegal's most promising seed-stage startups will compete to represent the country at the regional and global Seedstars Summits and stand the chance to win up to $1m in equity investments and other prizes.
Alpha Pharm and Immploy Recruitment Agency are teaming up to improve community pharmacy access, and service across South Africa.
Immploy Medical Recruitment 1 day ago
In a packed room at the headquarters of global law firm Shearman and Sterling LLC, Nigerian entrepreneur and business leader, Aliko Dangote told investors: "Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world." High-level business leaders and international diplomats were invited by the Corporate Council for Africa to hear Aliko Dangote, and Rwandan president Paul Kagame, openly converse on Africa's opportunities and challenges.
If you're in a leadership position at your current job when was the last time you congratulated your team? If it's been a while, you should probably check your employee turnover rates. According to a recent study from GetVoIP, kudos from the boss is the third most-valued form of employee recognition — preceded only by money and extra vacation days.
Amica Graber 2 days ago
Every organisation, no matter how large or small, has a unique culture that defines it. The values, principles, ideologies, and beliefs of the company make up its culture. Consequently, the culture will influence how people relate to each other in the workplace. It will also have a significant effect on the performance and productivity of employees. Company culture can, therefore, make or break your business.
Charles Mburugu 3 days ago
Confusion persists regarding UIF contributions since a new Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) scale of benefits came into effect on 1 April 2017. The limit for those claiming benefits was increased from R178,464 per annum to R212,539 per annum (or from R14,872 per month to R17,712 per month).
Sage has appointed Pieter Bensch as executive vice president for the Africa and Middle East region. He joins the company from HPE (Hewlett-Packard Enterprise), where he was managing director for South Africa.
The sixth annual FNB Franchise Leadership Summit takes place at Indaba Hotel Fourways on Thursday 16 November 2017, under the theme, “Exponential growth through entrepreneurship.” The event is attended by premium franchisors and companies that are interested in and those providing extended services in franchising as an expansion mechanism.
Business rescue has gained momentum as an alternative to liquidation since its introduction in 2011 through section 6 of The Companies Act. A principal difference between the two is that, while under the supervision of the business rescue practitioner, the company continues to trade, so that employees don't automatically loss their jobs as they would under liquidation.
South Africa is a popular destination for immigrants, especially from other African countries. Does their presence affect the employment chances of South Africans?
Raphael Chaskalson 19 Sep 2017
For IT professionals, the idea of having a more collaborative approach between development and operations is highly appealing. Getting rid of the isolated “siloes”, opening up to feedback and building consorts across the product lifecycle, from design to end of life - who would say no to that?
Greg Pritchett 18 Sep 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, US: A trio of former Google employees filed a lawsuit accusing the technology giant of paying women less than men for the same work.
Impala Platinum (Implats), the world's second-largest producer of the metal, is heading for turbulent times as it cuts jobs and tackles its unprofitable Rustenburg mines, the biggest contributor to group production and a major factor to its full-year loss.