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BOOK REVIEW | Every Time I Go on Vacation, Someone Dies

Ten days. Eight suspects. Six cities. Five authors. Three bodies. One trip to die for. Eleanor Dash, bestselling author of the Vacation Mysteries series, is on a book tour along the gorgeous Amalfi Coast when life starts imitating art as her ex-boyfriend (and book protagonist) Connor Smith is targeted by a killer.

BOOK REVIEW | The Burial Plot

From Elizabeth Macneal, the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Doll Factory, The Burial Plot is a spellbinding Gothic thriller about murder and manipulation. London, 1839. With the cemeteries full and money to be made in death, tricksters Crawford and Bonnie survive on wicked schemes and ill-gotten coin.

Harnessing cultural diversity in business communication

In a country as diverse as South Africa, with its rich tapestry of languages and cultures, the importance of speaking to audiences in their own language cannot be overstated. Cultural diversity is not just a buzzword; it's a driving force for economic growth, social cohesion, and sustainable development.

The most common pitfalls to avoid when putting together a CV

For those on the job hunt, your Curriculum Vitae (CV) is more than just a document. It represents a ticket to your next career milestone. However, even the most experienced professionals can stumble when it comes to preparing or updating their CVs.

Inside or outside? The strategic value of outsourcing

Outsourcing is more than just catching an expert by the digital tail and swinging them into the enterprise, it’s a strategic investment into a long-term collaboration. Outsourcing essential business operations across multiple departments and functions has proven its strategic value as service providers refine their offerings and enterprises adapt their use cases and perceptions.

BOOK REVIEW | Good Jew, Bad Jew

Political theorist Steven Friedman addresses how and why the current language around anti-Semitism in Israel has been distorted and weaponised to serve the political objectives of the Israeli state. Friedman’s critique examines what this implies for the fight against racism in South Africa and India, and in other parts of the world.

The global mobility playbook – rugby’s lessons for success

We can learn a thing or two from the global movement of rugby players, applying similar principles to business that will give organisations a competitive edge.

BOOK REVIEW | Guinness World Records 2024

Dive into an ocean of amazing records with the brand new Guinness World Records 2024. Take a look at the latest snapshot of the year, and discover a universe of talent, curiosities and jaw-dropping facts about the sea, the oceans and so much more. Fully updated and revised, the edition compiles the very best of the thousands of new records approved over the past year.

Designing voice assistants for our multi-linguistic society

South African languages pose quite a challenge to voice assistants. The country recognises twelve official dialects, but these subdivide into many regional, cultural and colloquial accents. Most South Africans speak more than one language, further colouring their speech. This situation is by no means unique.

If AI has a dark side, it’s us

Artificial intelligence (AI) has loomed large in our world recently. With it have come dire predictions of humanity’s impending doom – or at least, the end of our careers. But does AI want to do us in? Does it really have a dark side?


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