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Metrorail "not ready to open during level 3"Article

The Gauteng Legislature's Portfolio Committee on Roads and Transport says the opening of rail during level 3 lockdown could spell a public transport catastrophe...

5 minutes ago

Get ready to Return2Work
Get ready to Return2WorkArticle

With South Africa moving to Level 3 Lockdown on Monday, 1 June 2020, businesses must play its part to minimise infection and maximise compliance...

8 minutes ago

Travel Africa with 26 iconic movies on Showmax this Africa Month
Travel Africa with 26 iconic movies on Showmax this Africa MonthArticle

The borders are closed, but that doesn't mean you can't explore your continent this Africa Day, thanks to this starter guide to classic African films on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 19 minutes ago

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Online wine sales - get your paperwork in orderArticle

Danie Cronjé, director of Danie Cronje Attorneys Incorporated, provides some clear guidelines with regard to online wine sales...

19 minutes ago

Africa’s dependency on commodity exports, including oil, makes it more vulnerable to the impact of Covid-19. Getty Images
How a post-Covid-19 revival could kickstart Africa's free trade areaArticle

The African Continental Free Trade Area was launched two years ago at an African Union (AU) summit in Kigali. It was scheduled to be implemented from 1 July 2020...

Faizel Ismail 36 minutes ago

#LockdownLessons: Covid-19 crisis has shown resilience of property industry
#LockdownLessons: Covid-19 crisis has shown resilience of property industryArticle

The team at PayProp share their experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how their organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 1 hour ago

Covid-19 driving fundamental shifts in Africa's consumers
Covid-19 driving fundamental shifts in Africa's consumersArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has given rise to a new kind of African consumer who is already displaying fundamental shifts in consumption and purchase behaviour...

1 hour ago

Tractor Outdoor supports #SendingLove - the world's largest user generated digital out of home campaign
Tractor Outdoor supports #SendingLove - the world's largest user generated digital out of home campaignArticle

User-generated messages of love and unity are being displayed on digital out of home screens worldwide with social media amplification ensuring the messages are seen by millions - at home...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 2 hours ago

Coronavirus: an architect on how the pandemic could change our homes forever
Coronavirus: an architect on how the pandemic could change our homes foreverArticle

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, our homes have been serving as makeshift workplaces, schools, gyms and pubs...

Tara Hipwood 3 hours ago

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Building your personal brandArticle

Simphiwe Ngema has achieved a following of over 1,6 million people on Instagram - here she shares some insights for aspiring social media influencers as well as a few tips on improving your following and brand...

Simphiwe Ngema 4 hours ago

Covid-19 workplace health and safety response plan
Covid-19 workplace health and safety response planArticle

Covid-19 health and safety workplace response plans will play a major role in preventing the spread of the coronavirus. Employers can take a leaf from the response plan developed by AECI, a large South African chemical manufacturer...

Issued by SA Shares 17 hours ago

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Covid-19 and food safety: Are SA's food handling regulations up to scratch?Article

Food safety is a major concern during the Covid-19 outbreak, and consumers, retailers and producers are understandably worried about keeping production lines and outlets uncontaminated...

17 hours ago

Competition laws require online platforms in the 'gig economy' to protect SME and black suppliers
Competition laws require online platforms in the 'gig economy' to protect SME and black suppliersArticle

The Competition Act was amended in February 2020 to introduce new rules to protect small, medium and black-owned suppliers in specific sectors (the buyer power provisions). These include the e-commerce and online services sectors...

Rosalind Lake 18 hours ago

Ethics in a time of crisis
Ethics in a time of crisisArticle

As part of Saica's Leadership in a Time of Crisis webinar series, Professor Deon Rossouw, CEO of The Ethics Institute, spoke about the importance of sticking to your values during a crisis...

Issued by SAICA 18 hours ago

A day in the lockdown life of Chris Ogden, CEO of RubiBlue
A day in the lockdown life of Chris Ogden, CEO of RubiBlueArticle

Chris Ogden, the CEO of RubiBlue shares his account of work-life in the time of Covid-19...

Evan-Lee Courie 18 hours ago

Professor Glenda Gray
SAMRC drops probe into Prof Glenda Gray's Covid-19 regulations commentsArticle

The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has dropped the investigation into its president, Professor Glenda Gray, for critical comments she made in an interview about the government's Covid-19 regulations in an interview...

18 hours ago

Partnerships in times of crisis
Partnerships in times of crisisArticle

The current global crisis has highlighted a number of areas, from the need for efficient information management to the need for accurate data gathering for faster medical response...

Amrote Abdella 19 hours ago

The synthesis of the most complex technologies gives us a simple solution, with world-scale potential
The synthesis of the most complex technologies gives us a simple solution, with world-scale potentialArticle

While the whole world is shaking from negative news, ranging from the pandemic of the coronavirus Covid-19, to numerous disasters in different areas all around the world, to the stock market crashes and the global crisis in general, a silver lining has emerged among the clouds in sunny Panama, and it will probably affect everyone...

Issued by Kirik Pro 19 hours ago

Apollo Brands revamps Under Armour retail offering during lockdown
Apollo Brands revamps Under Armour retail offering during lockdownArticle

New retail services include virtual store walk-throughs and a corporate service that involves bringing a mobile Under Armour store to your office...

19 hours ago

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Is Covid-19 SA's economic wakeup call?Article

The arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic came at a time when the South African economy was already under severe strain, posing not just a health risk to the people, but threatening livelihoods as well...

20 hours ago

Schools prepare to reopen
Schools prepare to reopenArticle

Schools across the country are in the process of finalising preparations to receive Grade 7 and 12 learners when schools reopen on 1 June...

20 hours ago

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Lessons from lockdown - the resilience of event organisersArticle

Mary-Clare Tomes, MD of TVinaCard Video Brochures looks into how the events industry is adapting to Covid-19...

Mary-Clare Tomes 20 hours ago

NWU engineers create solution for school-based Covid-19 screening congestion
NWU engineers create solution for school-based Covid-19 screening congestionArticle

Engineers at the Faculty of Engineering of the North-West University (NWU) have, once again, come up with a sustainable solution to do Covid-19 screening at schools in a much faster and more reliable manner...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 20 hours ago

How can companies achieve a lasting impact in the coronavirus crisis?
How can companies achieve a lasting impact in the coronavirus crisis?Article

Over the past few weeks, we have seen big business stepping up to mitigate the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Nick Rockey and Cathy Duff, Issued by Trialogue 20 hours ago

Strategic sourcing value beyond cost-savings in times of crisis
Strategic sourcing value beyond cost-savings in times of crisisArticle

With reducing spending as one of its key strategic goals, strategic sourcing is now more pressured to deliver value, particularly in times of crisis...

Issued by Barloworld Logistics 20 hours ago

University of Pretoria appoints Dr Morris Mthombeni as Interim Dean of Gibs
University of Pretoria appoints Dr Morris Mthombeni as Interim Dean of GibsArticle

University of Pretoria has appointed executive director of faculty and senior lecturer Dr Morris Mthombeni as interim dean of the Gordon Institute of Business Science (Gibs)...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 21 hours ago

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The case for turning South Africa's coal fields into a renewable energy hubArticle

South Africa is currently one of the world's largest carbon emitters. And it's increasingly being viewed as a pariah that isn't contributing as much as it could to the international fight against global warming and climate change...

Hartmut Winkler 21 hours ago

Exciting campaign to equip classrooms in schools across the country
Exciting campaign to equip classrooms in schools across the countryArticle

The Adopt-a-School Foundation continues to work hard at improving education in South Africa. In May 2020, the foundation entered into an exciting partnership with ChairClub to provide school chairs in a 'Buy One, Get One' campaign...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 21 hours ago

NSFAS students urged to use allowances to buy devices
NSFAS students urged to use allowances to buy devicesArticle

Students receiving aid from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) have been urged to use their learning material allowances to purchase learning devices so they can learn remotely during lockdown...

21 hours ago

More positive cases at Mponeng Mine
More positive cases at Mponeng MineArticle

After processing the 651 tests done at its Mponeng Mine, AngloGold Ashanti says the number of positive cases has risen to 196.

21 hours ago

MBA North launches new services to help construction get back to work
MBA North launches new services to help construction get back to workArticle

Reopening construction sites after the lockdown is set to be a challenging process, says Gerhard Roets, construction health and safety manager at Master Builders Association North...

21 hours ago

Making sense of the numbers - cases, co-morbidities and costs
Making sense of the numbers - cases, co-morbidities and costsArticle

As the number of Covid-19 infections moves over 21,000, both public and private healthcare is going to be under constant pressure...

Issued by Bonitas 22 hours ago

#LockdownLessons: We need to plan, re-prioritise tourism for a new post-Covid-19 reality
#LockdownLessons: We need to plan, re-prioritise tourism for a new post-Covid-19 realityArticle

We chat to Enver Duminy, CEO of Cape Town Tourism as he shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how Cape Town Tourism is navigating these unusual times...

Robin Fredericks 22 hours ago

Donors and NGOs unite to create Muslims for Humanity
Donors and NGOs unite to create Muslims for HumanityArticle

KZN-based Muslim businessmen, professionals, donors and other humanitarians have joined together to create Muslims For Humanity, an initiative that will support and assist NGOs to reach as many needy people as possible...

Issued by Willowton Group 22 hours ago

Influences of Covid-19 lockdowns in the property and the furniture removal industry
Influences of Covid-19 lockdowns in the property and the furniture removal industryArticle

A fair percentage of property owners and even the rental market will need to accommodate a degenerating cashflow as Covid-19's destructive influence starts impacting everyone's pockets over the short and long term...

Issued by SAFR 22 hours ago

Festival of Motoring officially postponed to 2021
Festival of Motoring officially postponed to 2021Article

Messe Frankfurt South Africa has made the decision to postpone the Festival of Motoring to 2021...

22 hours ago

5 tips on creating a sustainable, purpose-led enterprise
5 tips on creating a sustainable, purpose-led enterpriseArticle

As purpose-driven entrepreneurship trends upward, serial entrepreneur Patricia Nzolantima believes this will positively impact the future of consumerism and how organisations operate in the long term...

23 hours ago

#LockdownLessons: Companies putting the grit in integrity
#LockdownLessons: Companies putting the grit in integrityArticle

Terry Levin, creative director at Bizcommunity, shares her views of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the company is navigating these unusual times...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 hours ago

6DOT50 launches Digital Rands to pay for essential goods
6DOT50 launches Digital Rands to pay for essential goodsArticle

6DOT50 is stepping in with a new way to pay for essential goods, as Covid-19 takes its toll on the South African economy...

Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

#Level3Lockdown: Uncertainty, risks remain for retailers and retail property owner
#Level3Lockdown: Uncertainty, risks remain for retailers and retail property ownerArticle

As South Africa gradually heads towards Level 3 lockdown as from 1 June, the opening of most retail means that retailers and retail property owners will begin to look forward to a more normal business life...

John Loos 1 day ago

Mark Havercroft
Hospitality industry bears the brunt of the black swan event that is Covid-19Article

The hospitality industry will arguably be economically the sector hardest hit by Covid-19 across the globe. Recovery is achievable and will be quicker than most expect, says Mark Havercroft, regional director for Africa for the International hotel group Minor Hotels...

Mark Havercroft 1 day ago

Continental virtual summit to discuss support for small business in wake of Covid-19
Continental virtual summit to discuss support for small business in wake of Covid-19Article

Business leaders to debate challenges, opportunities and requirements of further relief efforts...

Issued by Shift Impact Africa 1 day ago

Flattening the psychological curve - the aviation dilemma
Flattening the psychological curve - the aviation dilemmaArticle

In the face of pressing, unpredictable and severe global problems and challenges, survival requires that we move to a new type of thinking and that of doing things - and doing them differently...

Matita Tshabalala 1 day ago

Alcohol industry welcomes opening of trade for home consumption
Alcohol industry welcomes opening of trade for home consumptionArticle

South Africa's alcohol industry has welcomed the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday evening that the move to Level 3 would include the sale of alcohol for home consumption...

1 day ago

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