Deezer’s Podcast Tab now available in Asia, Africa and Oceania

Podcast fans around the world can now discover a huge range of shows, wherever they are Johannesburg, 20 April 2021: Deezer’s ‘Podcast’ tab is now finally available for audio fans across Asia, Africa and Oceania*. Our Podcast tab, previously called “Shows,” helps audio fans find their favourite podcasts in one convenient place.  Podcasts are now available […]

Outsourcing makes sense for multinationals

Outsourcing, or the transfer of a business activity or function to a third party service provider, is a solution gaining popularity throughout Africa. This leads to a more efficient allocation of roles and responsibilities, and an organisation that runs well, performs well.  According to Edmund Pohl, Head of Outsourcing at PaySpace, a leader in payroll […]

Setting the course for Diversity & Inclusion in Africa’s water industry

JOHANNESBURG, SA, (August 5th, 2020) – Xylem Africa is proud to share its Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) goals for 2020 and beyond. As we celebrate women in August, it’s a good time for individuals and companies to consider how they support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. This matter sits close to the spirit and […]

Payroll and HR compliance across borders

‘Africa is not for sissies,’ is a phrase often used by businesses who are operating in various regions on the continent. Africa is made up of many different countries, each with their own culture, as well as rules and regulations that present both challenges and opportunities. The complexity of doing business on the continent is […]

PaySpace debuts training course to unpack how payroll works in Africa

Leader in payroll and human capital management software, PaySpace, in association with the Global Payroll Association (GPA), is presenting a training course to help the association’s members understand how payroll works in South Africa, Mauritius, Kenya and Nigeria. The course will be run by Chantal Butner, Head of Learning and Education, Adri Botha, Annalie Kok […]

Xylem welcomes Leo Yao as its new Chief Strategy Officer

Xylem Water Solutions are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Leo Yao into the position of Chief Strategy Officer, based in Nairobi, Kenya. In this role, Leo will be responsible for driving business growth throughout Africa, establishing new opportunities with key market players. Leo brings a wealth of project experience into the Xylem team. […]

What are the most common ways water is wasted?

South Africa’s lopsided water supply prompts it to focus on reducing water wastage. Modern technology can help reduce wastage, but it also requires fundamental operational changes. Some of the common ways water is wasted are ageing infrastructure; insufficient water management; not using water-related data; poor water recycling; and outdated irrigation techniques. By addressing these elements, […]

Transport solutions for Africans, by Africans

Africa’s move into the urban age is not only making Africa the fastest urbanising region, but also turning cities such as Cairo and Lagos into the most overpopulated cities in the world. However, while urbanisation results in a rise in the general standard of living of citizens, cities too often fail to accommodate the hike […]

What multinationals need to know about Africa’s top market trends

As markets mature and demand in commodities plateau more companies look towards emerging markets with growing GDPs to tap into to stimulate their sales and growth. Africa’s emerging economies offer multinationals exceptional growth potential as predictions indicate Africa will account for one-fifth of the world’s affluent or middle-class by the end of the decade and already boasts a staggering […]