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Regent Business School responds to call for PPEs
Regent Business School responds to call for PPEsArticle

As government steps up efforts to #FlattenTheCurve to contain the spread of Covid-19 in South Africa, socially-responsible organisations are embracing the health crisis through strategic collaborations or generous contributions...

Issued by Regent Business School 4 hours ago

Agriculture dept opens up to help small-scale farmers
Agriculture dept opens up to help small-scale farmersArticle

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development will from Wednesday, 8 April, accept applications from distressed small-scale farmers, who need financial relief from the impact of Covid-19...

7 hours ago

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Channelling customer expectations through WhatsAppArticle

It has become increasingly important for organisations to make connections with their customers. WhatsApp provides the ability to infuse brand personality into B2C communication, enabling businesses to engage with their customers on a more personal level...

Matt Grobler 7 hours ago

TygerMaties 3D print protective gear in fight against Covid-19
TygerMaties 3D print protective gear in fight against Covid-19Article

When the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stellenbosch University (SU) started a 3D printing laboratory about two years ago to assist surgeons in planning and rehearsing surgical procedures, they had no idea the lab would be put to use in a pandemic...

7 hours ago

Alex Simeonides
Lockdown shows e-signature laws are out of dateArticle

If there is one thing that the national lockdown has highlighted, it is the need for South African law to recognise electronic signatures to authenticate important legal documents such as last wills and testaments...

Alex Simeonides 8 hours ago

Covid-19 and trucking: What the Road Freight Association is doing
Covid-19 and trucking: What the Road Freight Association is doingArticle

"Without trucks, South Africa stops!" Never has this been more true than now in the time of the coronavirus pandemic...

Gavin Kelly 8 hours ago

Regulators launch hub for fintech innovation
Regulators launch hub for fintech innovationArticle

South Africa's financial regulators have launched the Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group (IFWG) Innovation Hub in response to changes in the financial sector driven by fintech and to promote responsible innovation...

8 hours ago

Covid-19 will fast-track growth in contactless payments
Covid-19 will fast-track growth in contactless paymentsArticle

South Africa can expect significant growth in contactless payments on the back of Covid-19. It is also likely that the public's newfound aversion to contact will spur additional innovation...

8 hours ago

What the law says about co-parenting during lockdown
What the law says about co-parenting during lockdownArticle

South Africa has entered completely unchartered waters in the past week, and divorced and separated parents as well as co-holders of parental rights and responsibilities, such as guardians, were left somewhat in the dark...

Courtney Sarah Elson & Chervaune Uterm?hlen 8 hours ago

Mahindra SA supports customers during national lockdown
Mahindra SA supports customers during national lockdownArticle

Mahindra South Africa has confirmed that nine of its large dealerships in key points have remained open to service and support emergency and essential services...

9 hours ago

Mametja Moshe
Mining funding in a new economic reality - post Covid-19Article

Both commodity prices and investment in South African mining will no doubt be impacted by measures taken to curb the spread of Covid-19 and the anticipated economic fallout...

Mametja Moshe 9 hours ago

#Covid-19: TSIBA's response to the new educational reality
#Covid-19: TSIBA's response to the new educational realityArticle

How TSIBA rolled out its contingency plan in light of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Issued by TSIBA 10 hours ago

The power of radio; CapeTalk delivers big factual news impact
The power of radio; CapeTalk delivers big factual news impactArticle

As South Africa passes the halfway mark of the current lockdown period our Mother City-based station, CapeTalk, has intensified efforts to make sure we are providing you with the most relevant, practical and important information related to Covid-19...

Tessa van Staden, Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 10 hours ago

Managing business travel risk when the lockdown's lifted
Managing business travel risk when the lockdown's liftedArticle

What does the future hold for business travellers after coronavirus has passed? Here's how to manage it effectively now, and then...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 10 hours ago

Hyundai extends warranties
Hyundai extends warrantiesArticle

Hyundai vehicles with original warranties that expire between March and June 2020 will benefit globally from a warranty extension for up to three months...

10 hours ago

More clinical trials in African countries can help ensure that any vaccines or treatments developed cater to the continent’s genetic diversity. CELLOU BINANI/AFP via Getty Images
Few clinical trials are done in Africa: Covid-19 shows why this urgently needs to changeArticle

The World Health Organisation (WHO), in its quest to find efficacious therapies to treat Covid-19, plans to conduct a multi-arm, multi-country clinical trial...

Jenniffer Mabuka-Maroa 10 hours ago

Finding the optimistic within the Covid-19 pandemic
Finding the optimistic within the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

It's hard for people to remain upbeat in the face of lockdowns, limited physical contact and complex working conditions. Or is it?

Anna Collard 10 hours ago

Sabre Awards Africa: 2020 winners announced
Sabre Awards Africa: 2020 winners announcedArticle

The winners of the 2020 Sabre Awards Africa have been announced...

10 hours ago

Tiger Brands Foundation supports beneficiary communities during lockdown
Tiger Brands Foundation supports beneficiary communities during lockdownArticle

The Tiger Brands Foundation has distributed 6000 food hampers in communities where its beneficiary schools are located...

10 hours ago

#OrchidsandOnions: Cheeky Chicken Licken
#OrchidsandOnions: Cheeky Chicken LickenArticle

South Africa's advertising restrictions at times make the draconian coronavirus lockdown regulations look like the rules for a children's tea party...

Brendan Seery 11 hours ago

Livewell launches rebranding campaign, aiming to identify the need for specialised dementia care in South Africa
Livewell launches rebranding campaign, aiming to identify the need for specialised dementia care in South AfricaArticle

Highlighting the need for specialised dementia care in South Africa, with their staff at the heart of their new campaign, Livewell rebrands...

Issued by Livewell 11 hours ago

Rules for rentals during lockdown
Rules for rentals during lockdownArticle

The lockdown situation has left many tenants and landlords in precarious positions. Each party should take some time to clearly understand their rights and responsibilities over this period...

Adrian Goslett 11 hours ago

Splashy Fen goes virtual with Lockdown Live
Splashy Fen goes virtual with Lockdown LiveArticle

The Splashy Fen Music Festival has gone virtual with Lockdown Live - which will take place from 9 to 11 April 2020. Over the course of the three days, fans can enjoy a selection of live music, streamed from each musician's home or private studio...

11 hours ago

The impact of Covid-19 on SA's automotive industry
The impact of Covid-19 on SA's automotive industryArticle

All industries have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, in more ways than one, and the motoring industry is no exception...

Naresh Maharaj 12 hours ago

Send virtual Shoprite or Checkers vouchers to those who need it most
Send virtual Shoprite or Checkers vouchers to those who need it mostArticle

To enable customers to help those in need during the national lockdown, the Shoprite Group via its affiliate Computicket has launched virtual vouchers that can be redeemed at any Shoprite, Checkers or Usave...

12 hours ago

Sign up for the Kantar webinar | Should you be advertising at the moment? How should advertisers react in these times of business as unusual?
Sign up for the Kantar webinar | Should you be advertising at the moment? How should advertisers react in these times of business as unusual?Article

Join our hour-long webinar on Thursday, 9 April from 12pm (GMT+2) where we discuss some considerations for creativity during Covid-19...

Issued by Kantar 12 hours ago

#SavannaVirtualComedyBar to provide some comic relief during #SALockdown
#SavannaVirtualComedyBar to provide some comic relief during #SALockdownArticle

Savanna Premium Cider's newly-launched #SavannaVirtualComedyBar is set to bring some much-needed comic relief during the Covid-19 nationwide lockdown. These comedy sessions will also be giving paid comedians a virtual stage to showcase their talent...

12 hours ago

International study shows where South Africa's education system needs more help
International study shows where South Africa's education system needs more helpArticle

Interventions aimed at improving literacy scores must be targeted at the parts of the system that need it the most...

Surette van Staden 12 hours ago

Covid-19 impact, an opportunity for value-driven tourism products
Covid-19 impact, an opportunity for value-driven tourism productsArticle

Post-pandemic price-conscious travellers will want a bigger bang for their buck than ever before...

13 hours ago

Ipsos poll: Online South Africans have more confidence in government than in business
Ipsos poll: Online South Africans have more confidence in government than in businessArticle

A majority of online South Africans are confident that the national government is effectively addressing the threat posed by the spread of the coronavirus, even as lockdowns and closures force millions to isolate themselves...

Issued by Ipsos 13 hours ago

National Geographic commemorates Earth Day this April
National Geographic commemorates Earth Day this AprilArticle

National Geographic and National Geographic Wild devote an entire day to Earth Day with a catalogue of best natural history programming...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 14 hours ago

Green Outcomes Fund launched to grow green SMMEs
Green Outcomes Fund launched to grow green SMMEsArticle

The Green Outcomes Fund (GOF) is a first of its kind structure, which incentivises local South African fund managers to increase investment in green SMMEs...

1 day ago

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#FairnessFirst: The media industry needs your supportArticle

The global pandemic has certainly shifted business as usual, with increased pressure on media organisations to provide a trusted and reputable source of information while having to get creative in cutting costs and selling to advertisers...

Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Using tech for social needs in lockdown
Using tech for social needs in lockdownArticle

With the lockdown in South Africa in full effect, many are turning to online communities to stay updated and share in each other's concerns...

Dylan Verhave 1 day ago

Covid-19 reminds us to respect, admire, learn from social welfare organisations
Covid-19 reminds us to respect, admire, learn from social welfare organisationsArticle

When Covid-19 first landed in South Africa, the social sector was amongst the first to be galvanised into action...

Sameera Munshi 1 day ago

NSBC provides business support for small businesses
NSBC provides business support for small businessesArticle

The National Small Business Chamber (NSBC) and its national partners are offering 100,000 SMEs complimentary membership to the NSBC...

1 day ago

Should executives' pay be cut to support employees during coronavirus crisis?
Should executives' pay be cut to support employees during coronavirus crisis?Article

As the business world feels the effects of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and takes steps to adapt, companies are asking how they should approach their executives' remuneration during this difficult time...

Chris Blair 1 day ago

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African Travel and Tourism Awards announce 2020 finalistsArticle

The awards recognise the best of national, regional and city tourist boards and recognise outstanding private sector companies and individuals in Africa.

1 day ago

JHP launches first online food-writing course
JHP launches first online food-writing courseArticle

A series of eight chapters cover the basics of food writing for a variety of mediums...

1 day ago

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