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Op-Ed by Good News Lab MD Brian Hayward Social media unleashes avalanche of viewer interaction

Op-Ed by Good News Lab MD Brian Hayward Social media unleashes avalanche of viewer interaction

WHEN last did you sit through an entire TV ad? Aside from the television commercial (TVC) I’ll be describing shortly, I can honestly not recall watching an ad start…

Spring Garden Show abloom with ideas

Spring Garden Show abloom with ideas

(Port Elizabeth) – Green-fingered Bay residents whose gardens have suffered under the current drought conditions will find fresh inspiration when the third annual Spring Garden Show comes to Baywest Mall…

Four-star grading boost for Billion Group Mthatha hotel

Four-star grading boost for Billion Group Mthatha hotel

(Mthatha) – In a boost for national property company Billion Group’s foray into hotel development – as well as a raise for Mthatha business and leisure tourism – the new luxury Mayfair…

South Africans put themselves in Zimbabwean shoes

South Africans put themselves in Zimbabwean shoes

(Simon’s Town) – Blessing Lunga and his brothers run a cottage industry from their shack. Blessing Lunga makes shoes in his two-roomed shack. He learned how to…

East Cape farmers unite in face of mounting challenges

East Cape farmers unite in face of mounting challenges

(Port Alfred) – Political instability and the ongoing effects of the crippling three-year drought are among the biggest challenges facing Eastern Cape farmers but, despite the problems, farming remains the…

Latest Virgin Active health club ups design ante

Latest Virgin Active health club ups design ante

(Port Elizabeth) – The opening this week of the largest Virgin Active health club in the Eastern Cape – a modern, R100-million, raised health and fitness space – signifies the culmination of…

Architecture firm tees up for PE property sector

Architecture firm tees up for PE property sector

(Port Elizabeth) – SVA International teamed up with Nelson Mandela University’s construction management department and the Port Elizabeth chapter of the South African Property Owners Association to host a professional…

SA businesses brace for winter power price hikes

SA businesses brace for winter power price hikes

AS winter looms, business and industrial electricity users are bracing for a “perfect storm” of winter price hikes coming into effect from June. The imminent price hikes, however, signal good…

Digital start-ups are growing, and quickly!

Digital start-ups are growing, and quickly!

The old adage goes that entrepreneurs are born not made, but this myth has been busted with a programme that is helping start-ups to take their fast-growing businesses…

Retailers seek growth outside saturated cities

Retailers seek growth outside saturated cities

(Mthatha) – As the urban retail space reaches saturation point, South African developers are benefiting from rural and peri-urban markets as the new areas for growth.  One of the earliest…

New MTB trail opens for Bay enthusiasts

New MTB trail opens for Bay enthusiasts

(Port Elizabeth) – Mountain bikers in Nelson Mandela Bay can look forward to the rare pleasure of hitting new trails when the Baywest MTB Trails open for riding on June 16…

Billion Group opens R130m, four-star Mthatha hotel

Billion Group opens R130m, four-star Mthatha hotel

(Mthatha) – SOUTH African property development company, Billion Group – known for its development of major malls – on Wednesday evening celebrated its inroads into hotel development with the opening of the four…