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Despite worldwide changes, multinationals focus on mobile workforces to support career growth and ensure global competitiveness

Mercer’s annual Cost of Living Survey finds African, Asian, and European cities dominate the list of most expensive locations for working abroad read more

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South Africa: Access to Health Care Remains a Challenge says Health Professionals

Southern Africans seem to be living a dream within the healthcare system. Realities of the healthcare sector within the region is far from what the region exhibits and perceive to have. This discovery came to play when a local Future Health Index, authorized by Philips, showed that only 33% of healthcare professionals in South Africa believe the overall health of South Africans is positive while 80% of the population grade their current health system to be positively; 46% of the South African population think the health system in the country is unintegrated, while 74% of healthcare professionals feel even more strongly about this. The reason for the difference in response between the population and health professionals is related to access to health care. Health professionals largely disagree that their patients have access to care across all phases of the continuum compared with the 19-country average. read more

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New Public-Private Partnership models could change the face of healthcare in Africa

Dr Amit Thakker, Chairman of the African Healthcare Federation

Increased spending on healthcare in the public and private sectors across the African continent has resulted in improved health indicators and life expectancies. read more

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Regulations Protecting South Africans against Credit Card Fraud Among Strictest in the World

Karl Westvig, the CEO of Retail Capital

Credit card fraud is still rife in South Africa, but merchants and customers using credit cards still have some comfort in the knowledge that their transactions are protected by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). The key tenets of PCI DSS is to prevent fraud. read more

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South Africa’s first privately owned nanosatellite is set for release from the ISS into orbit

nSight1 is a nanosatellite designed and built in South Africa and is one of 28 nanosatellites from 23 different countries launched on 18 April 2017 from Cape Canaveral in Florida, USA. nSight1 was onboard a Cygnus cargo spacecraft, United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket en route to the International Space Station (ISS). The next milestone is the orbit injection into low-Earth, between 200km and 400km, which is scheduled for 25 May 2017; subject to ISS operations. read more

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Horwath Erastus & Co Kenya builds value for clients using CaseWare

A pioneering East African audit and professional services firm is adding value to its services by automating processes and harnessing the cloud. read more

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Top Real Estate Developments to be recognised at the Africa Property Investment Awards

Africa’s premier real estate competition, the African Property Investment Awards (API Awards) will be launched at this year’s API Summit & Expo 2017 (www.APIsummit.co.za), taking place on the 24th August 2017, at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. The awards will recognise innovation and outstanding achievement across the entire property industry whilst providing distinguished developers, suppliers and owners working in Sub-Saharan Africa (Excl South Africa) with a platform to showcase their best projects and services. read more

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Harnessing smart mobile security to drive innovation in financial services

South African consumers are becoming increasingly dependent on their mobile devices for daily banking activities. As such, there is pressure on financial service providers to adapt quickly to a mobile-first environment. Looming large among the challenges that these providers will face in transitioning to mobile is the issue of security, particularly given the growing sophistication of phishing attacks and fraud. But investing in a mobile security solution need not be a grudge purchase. The right security architecture can also be a powerful enabler – an important step towards differentiating your financial service brand. read more

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South Africa: Radical economic transformation receives a boost with more than R20m industrial park in Mthatha

Government’s radical economic transformation received a boost with the launch of the Vulindlela Heights Industrial Park in Mthatha, Eastern Cape. read more

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