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New claims and questions from City Press journalist
New claims and questions from City Press journalistArticle

The latest enquiries from the City Press journalist regrettably seeks once more to elevate anonymous emails beyond their merit...

Professor Ihron Rensburg, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 23 hours ago

Nurses awareness on Covid-19 limited, survey finds
Nurses awareness on Covid-19 limited, survey findsArticle

While the majority of medical practitioners are confident of their knowledge of Covid-19, nurses have expressed inferior awareness of the virus, a survey has revealed...

23 hours ago

Debt levels in SA could finally see the growth of the rental goods economy
Debt levels in SA could finally see the growth of the rental goods economyArticle

Too many consumers are more than happy with the buy-now-and-deal-with-the-consequences-later approach. But that's exactly why so many South Africans are living beyond their means...

Issued by Irvine Partners 1 day ago

Herd solidarity: A vaccine for the shadow pandemic of gender-based violence
Herd solidarity: A vaccine for the shadow pandemic of gender-based violenceArticle

Global Peace Index statistics show that violence in South Africa is similar to countries at war or in conflict. When it comes to female victims, the figures almost defy comprehension...

Professor Francis Petersen 1 day ago

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FLM campaign dents SA's deepening hunger crisisArticle

Food Lover's Market's fourth annual Hunger Month campaign raised funds equating to 1,030,888 meals, exceeding the fresh produce retailer's 1 million meal target for 2020...

Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

Bonitas preserves financial stability and reserves in a weak economy
Bonitas preserves financial stability and reserves in a weak economyArticle

Bonitas Medical Fund reported its financial results for 2019, announcing bolstered reserves of R4.3bn during extremely difficult trading conditions...

Issued by Bonitas 1 day ago

This Mandela Month, Bata South Africa donates shoes to healthcare workers, volunteers and their families
This Mandela Month, Bata South Africa donates shoes to healthcare workers, volunteers and their familiesArticle

Bata Group commits to donate one million pairs of shoes to healthcare workers, volunteers and their families, the frontliners fighting the Covid-19 with admirable courage and dedication every day...

Issued by Bata 1 day ago

Rebuilding the humanitarian ecosystem in South Africa
Rebuilding the humanitarian ecosystem in South AfricaArticle

When the dust settles, the humanitarian sector will need to take strategic steps to restore and strengthen its capacity to contribute effectively to a post-Covid world...

Reana Rossouw, Issued by Next Generation 1 day ago

Life With Kelly Khumalo in the age of Covid-19: single parenting with two banned businesses
Life With Kelly Khumalo in the age of Covid-19: single parenting with two banned businessesArticle

"The woman that you see in front of you is self-made," says Kelly Khumalo in the opening sequence of her reality show, now streaming on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 1 day ago

The struggles of a local travel startup
The struggles of a local travel startupArticle

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the tourism industry has been brought to a standstill leaving this entrepreneur with limited options.

Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

NWU Student Recruitment embraces the digital revolution
NWU Student Recruitment embraces the digital revolutionArticle

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, the North-West University (NWU) has adopted a new digital recruiting approach...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 2 days ago

#WomensMonth: Be strong, even when it's not easy
#WomensMonth: Be strong, even when it's not easyArticle

"Where there is resistance, I will always have persistence," is a mantra that drives Kwandokuhle Nkosi, the manager of Engen Honeydew Convenience Centre...

2 days ago

#ServeUsPlease to host funeral procession mourning death of hospitality
#ServeUsPlease to host funeral procession mourning death of hospitalityArticle

The #ServeUsPlease Movement will take to the streets on Thursday, 6 August at 5pm in a walking funeral procession to mourn the death of the hospitality industry...

Issued by LWBC 2 days ago

Gender mainstreaming is more important than ever
Gender mainstreaming is more important than everArticle

The compounded economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic are felt especially by women and girls who are generally earning less, saving less, holding insecure jobs, or living close to poverty...

2 days ago

Adjustments Appropriation Bill sent to President for assent
Adjustments Appropriation Bill sent to President for assentArticle

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) approved the Adjustments Appropriation Bill during its virtual sitting on Tuesday...

2 days ago

Call for entries for the 4th Annual Gagasi FM Shero Awards opens
Call for entries for the 4th Annual Gagasi FM Shero Awards opensArticle

The Gagasi FM Shero Awards are back. Now in its fourth year, the awards celebrate extraordinary women who push boundaries and excel in their respective fields...

Issued by Gagasi FM 2 days ago

Debut Programme successfully launches 2nd edition with brisk debate
Debut Programme successfully launches 2nd edition with brisk debateArticle

On Tuesday, 28 July, at 11am precisely, Business and Arts South Africa and the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) kicked off a lively webinar discussion...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 2 days ago

Diabetes telemedicine gets booster shot from joint investment
Diabetes telemedicine gets booster shot from joint investmentArticle

AlphaCode, the fintech investment arm of Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (RMI), and the local investment fund of Endeavor, a global entrepreneur network, have recently concluded a joint investment in Guidepost, a South African healthcare technology business specialising in telemedicine for diabetics...

2 days ago

Alcohol, tobacco ban achieves no end other than to fuel illegal activity - PnP chairman
Alcohol, tobacco ban achieves no end other than to fuel illegal activity - PnP chairmanArticle

Pick n Pay chairman Gareth Ackerman has spoken out against the ban on sales of alcohol and tobacco, saying that it risks creating more cynicism and division...

3 days ago

WHO surge team expected in SA
WHO surge team expected in SAArticle

The first team of experts from the World Health Organisation, who will assist South Africa in its fight against coronavirus, is set to arrive in the country today...

3 days ago

#StartupStartAgain: There's no shame in starting again
#StartupStartAgain: There's no shame in starting againArticle

Many entrepreneurs will have no option but to close down their businesses. With the ravaging effects Covid-19 has had on the economy, formal employment may not be an alternative for many...

Allon Raiz 3 days ago

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The distinctiveness of the Monkey Bread Tree and brand assetsArticle

Jedd Cokayne, business unit director at The MediaShop, says not all brands are created equal and that a distinctive brand will be the most successful during 2020...

Jedd Cokayne 3 days ago

Cheaper access to internet is top of ATU's agenda
Cheaper access to internet is top of ATU's agendaArticle

Over the last decade, the global ICT landscape especially in Africa has experienced a rise in connectivity and access to online media....

3 days ago

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Lead with empathy and connect with consumers on an emotional levelArticle

Craig Naicker, head of client services at CWDi, talks about how agencies need to connect with a consumer on an emotional level during these times...

Craig Naicker 3 days ago

Treasury grants 90-days deferral of excise tax due on alcoholic beverages
Treasury grants 90-days deferral of excise tax due on alcoholic beveragesArticle

The alcohol industry welcomes the positive response from the National Treasury to its request for a deferment of excise tax on alcoholic beverages...

3 days ago

NSFAS officially opens applications for 2021
NSFAS officially opens applications for 2021Article

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, on Monday officially opened the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) 2021 application cycle...

3 days ago

Masked Heroes campaign delivers PPE to community-based organisations
Masked Heroes campaign delivers PPE to community-based organisationsArticle

The national Masked Heroes campaign aims to protect and support community care workers (CCWs) during the Covid-19 pandemic...

4 Aug 2020

Trialogue offers CSI strategy refresh support in response to Covid-19
Trialogue offers CSI strategy refresh support in response to Covid-19Article

As companies find ways to respond to new and growing societal need in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, many are reviewing their existing corporate social investment (CSI) strategies...

Issued by Trialogue 4 Aug 2020

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Should your brand self-isolate during a pandemic?Article

Paula Sartini, founder and CEO at BrandQuantum explains why putting brand, strategy and customer on hold is not an option...

Paula Sartini 4 Aug 2020

SA technical production, events industry to #LightSAred
SA technical production, events industry to #LightSAredArticle

The South African technical production and live events industry has embarked on the #LightSAred campaign, which is set to take place on 5 August 2020, to address the effects that the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the industry...

4 Aug 2020

Covid-19 drug, Remdesivir, arrives in SA
Covid-19 drug, Remdesivir, arrives in SAArticle

Remdesivir, a medicine which could make a difference in the management of severe Covid-19 disease, is available in South Africa now...

Issued by Cipla 3 Aug 2020

OppiKoppi to go online over Women's Day weekend
OppiKoppi to go online over Women's Day weekendArticle

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, OppiKoppi will be taking place online over the Women's Day weekend, 9 and 10 August 2020...

3 Aug 2020

UP Campus Tours team offers virtual tours for you to experience from the comfort of your home
UP Campus Tours team offers virtual tours for you to experience from the comfort of your homeArticle

The UP Campus Tour developed an even more exciting way of sharing the history and bright future of the University of Pretoria with visitors. The team now offers tailored virtual tours - University of Pretoria Virtual Campus Tours - Interactive...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 3 Aug 2020

2020 Francois van Coke & Vriende will take place via livestream
2020 Francois van Coke & Vriende will take place via livestreamArticle

This year's Francois van Coke & Vriende will take place via livestream in light of the current Covid-19 pandemic. The show will be streamed live from Cape Town on 18 September 2020 at 8pm SAST...

3 Aug 2020

Look to the cloud for payroll and HR compliance across borders
Look to the cloud for payroll and HR compliance across bordersArticle

Heinrich Swanepoel, Head of Sales, at PaySpace shares insight as to why businesses looking to expand into Africa should consider cloud solutions to maintain security and compliance...

3 Aug 2020

Complimentary Women's Month series webinars
Complimentary Women's Month series webinarsArticle

Women's Month is around the corner and it is important to sit back and reflect on the achievements of women globally...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 3 Aug 2020

5 questions to gauge level of governance and ensure business survival
5 questions to gauge level of governance and ensure business survivalArticle

Brian Mhlanga poses five vital questions that board members and the executive team need to ask themselves to ensure that the organisation gets the best possible chance at survival...

Brian Mhlanga 31 Jul 2020

NWU student housing shortages addressed
NWU student housing shortages addressedArticle

The North-West University is not allowing the Covid-19 pandemic to interfere with its commitment to dealing with student accommodation. Work on residences with hundreds of beds is under way...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 31 Jul 2020

Alvaro Pereira, OECD Economics Department Country Studies director
Covid-19 pandemic raises the urgency of structural reformsArticle

South Africa responded swiftly to the Covid-19 pandemic, but the sharp drop in activity adds to long-standing challenges and raises the urgency of structural reforms, according to a new report...

31 Jul 2020

Infrastructure Commission to fast-track projects valued at R340bn
Infrastructure Commission to fast-track projects valued at R340bnArticle

Government will in the coming months expedite the implementation of at least 50 infrastructure projects with a total investment value of more than R340bn...

31 Jul 2020

Kelvin Dushnisky
Dushnisky quits AngloGold AshantiArticle

Kelvin Dushnisky has quit his job of chief executive officer of AngloGold Ashanti, just two years after taking up the role. No reason was given for his resignation...

31 Jul 2020

Sale price of Burger King SA renegotiated due to impact of Covid-19
Sale price of Burger King SA renegotiated due to impact of Covid-19Article

Grand Parade Investments has renegotiated the terms of the sale of its Burger King SA licence, after the Covid-19 pandemic and related lockdown shaved off R100m in value...

31 Jul 2020

The rise of e-commerce, m-commerce and personalisation
The rise of e-commerce, m-commerce and personalisationArticle

Online shopping is something South African consumers have had to become more familiar with recently...

James Bayhack 31 Jul 2020

Online learning, our new norm
Online learning, our new normArticle

Up until a few months ago, learning online was a choice. The Covid-19 pandemic has necessitated the move to online teaching and learning, which brings with it a world of opportunities and challenges...

Issued by Rosebank College 30 Jul 2020

#MentalHealth4SMEs: Poor mental health can kill your business
#MentalHealth4SMEs: Poor mental health can kill your businessArticle

In this series, Jeff Lomey and Mark Wortley share top mental health tips that can assist SME owners to reach business success...

Jeff Lomey & Mark Wortley 30 Jul 2020

Coenie Smith
Medical practices struggle to recover from lockdownArticle

Hundreds of medical practices are on the verge of collapse because of a fall in the number of visits due to the Covid-19 pandemic...

Coenie Smith 30 Jul 2020

Durban FilmMart announces selected 2020 Finance Forum Projects
Durban FilmMart announces selected 2020 Finance Forum ProjectsArticle

31 film projects from around Africa have been selected to pitch at this year's Durban FilmMart's Finance Forum...

30 Jul 2020

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