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Billy Tom appointed Isuzu Motors SA's new CEO, MD
Billy Tom appointed Isuzu Motors SA's new CEO, MDArticle

Billy Tom succeeds outgoing MD Michael Sacke, who has opted to pursue other opportunities...

6 hours ago

Covid-19 swings the spotlight back onto emerging countries' debt
Covid-19 swings the spotlight back onto emerging countries' debtArticle

While the focus so far has been mainly on China, Europe and the United States, the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic are likely to be even more severe for emerging economies...

7 hours ago

South Africans should make contingency plans in case they get a moderate to severe case of Covid-19. Photo: Ümit Bulut via Unsplash
While most people will get mild symptoms only, it is important to planArticle

As the pandemic spreads, planning for the possibility of getting sick is worth taking seriously...

Elna Schütz 9 hours ago

Ubuntu - the philosophy we need to follow right now
Ubuntu - the philosophy we need to follow right nowArticle

We're seeing much more in the way of actual help for those affected by coronavirus than I've seen for any other cause, anywhere in South Africa, ever...

Marc Lubner 9 hours ago

12 ways to support your local community during Covid-19
12 ways to support your local community during Covid-19Article

In just a few short weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has turned our world upside down and as the crisis deepens, so do the challenges with a growing number of people facing unemployment, mounting debt and numerous other issues precipitated by the disruption of the virus...

Yael Geffen 11 hours ago

Challenger Type - The Dramatic Disruptor
Challenger Type - The Dramatic DisruptorArticle

Breaking through by changing behaviour...

Issued by eatbigfish 11 hours ago

Fortress notes uptick in demand for goods at stores
Fortress notes uptick in demand for goods at storesArticle

Mall owner Fortress expects activity to pick up even further as the country moves to Level 3 lockdown from June...

12 hours ago

#YouthMonth: Staring down the barrel of youth unemployment
#YouthMonth: Staring down the barrel of youth unemploymentArticle

Arguably one of the biggest lessons we've learnt from the global Covid-19 pandemic is the power of technology and the positive impact it can have on the education sector...

Onyinye Nwaneri 13 hours ago

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#Level3Lockdown: What business travellers can expectArticle

Oz Desai, General Manager for Corporate Traveller, has welcomed the resumption of business travel, but warns that the travel experience will be very different for now...

13 hours ago

#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate things
#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate thingsArticle

Rebecca Pretorius, Country Manager at Crimson Education, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Shan Radcliffe 3 days ago

VUT contributes to the fight against the spread of coronavirus
VUT contributes to the fight against the spread of coronavirusArticle

The Vaal University of Technology Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park (VUTSGSTP), in partnership with Tsidi and Friends, are producing face masks for their staff and students, as a contribution to the fight against Covid-19...

Selina Rapulane, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 3 days ago

South Africa's Battle Plan for Covid-19
South Africa's Battle Plan for Covid-19Article

The May edition of the GCIS' Public Sector Manager publication is available for download. This issue features an in-depth article on the government's eight-stage plan to tackle Covid-19...

Issued by Topco Media 3 days ago

#YouthMonth2020: Data prices and education during Covid-19
#YouthMonth2020: Data prices and education during Covid-19Article

The novel coronavirus has plunged the world into a host of social and economic difficulties since it was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization in March 2020...

Tasia Matlala 3 days ago

SA's Use-It wins in inaugural HSBC Future Skills Innovation Challenge
SA's Use-It wins in inaugural HSBC Future Skills Innovation ChallengeArticle

The 12 winners of the inaugural HSBC Future Skills Innovation Challenge include South Africa's Use-It, an organisation that teaches young people how to manufacture innovative products out of waste...

3 days ago

DBE Minister assesses readiness for school reopening
DBE Minister assesses readiness for school reopeningArticle

Basic Education Minster Angie Motshekga says while most schools are ready for the reopening of schools to grade 7 and 12 learners - her department will not allow schools to reopen if the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) is not available...

28 May 2020

SABS approves standard for reusable sanitary towels
SABS approves standard for reusable sanitary towelsArticle

Government has welcomed the announcement of washable reusable sanitary towel standard by the South African Bureau of Standards...

28 May 2020

DataSimplified develops Covid-19 Back to Work tool
DataSimplified develops Covid-19 Back to Work toolArticle

DataSimplified has developed and launched a cloud-based tool to assist businesses in complying with Covid-19 Back to Work regulations and best practices...

28 May 2020

D&AD announces shortlist for additional 11 categories featuring SA's TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and Joe Public
D&AD announces shortlist for additional 11 categories featuring SA's TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and Joe PublicArticle

Following the first shortlist announcement last week, D&AD today announce the shortlisted entries for an additional 11 categories including SA's TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and Joe Public...

28 May 2020

Do you have a cybersecurity plan in place?
Do you have a cybersecurity plan in place?Article

Almost 20,000 new coronavirus-related domains were registered since the end of April - and 17% of those are malicious or suspicious...

Pankaj Bhula 28 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Creativity is really about problem-solving
#LockdownLessons: Creativity is really about problem-solvingArticle

Wayne Flemming, founder and managing director of Brandtruth//DGTL shares his views of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the company is navigating these unusual times...

Juanita Pienaar 28 May 2020

Media coverage shows schools and parts of the economy planning to reopen
Media coverage shows schools and parts of the economy planning to reopenArticle

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa's address to the nation on Sunday, 24 May 2020, news points to schools and parts of the South African economy gearing up to open doors on 1 June 2020...

28 May 2020

Healthcare workers testing people in Nairobi, Kenya during a mass testing exercise for Covid-19. Photo by SIMON MAINA/AFP via Getty Images
Sub-Saharan Africa needs to plug local knowledge gap to up its anti-Covid-19 gameArticle

Africa remains one of the regions least affected by Covid-19, although evidence suggests it is an evolving and growing pandemic. It is now present in all African countries and territories...

Alex Ezeh & Sharon Fonn 28 May 2020

Hobbs & Shaw: The fast, furious, butt-kicking action-fest now on Showmax
Hobbs & Shaw: The fast, furious, butt-kicking action-fest now on ShowmaxArticle

Three words: Johnson. Statham. Elba. The only thing more satisfying than watching Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham whup each other's asses is watching them team up to whup someone else's...

Issued by Showmax 28 May 2020

Keeping the economy open may be hard if the virus spreads uncontrollably. Shutterstock
How South Africa can best balance control of Covid-19 and avoid economic disasterArticle

There is intense pressure on the South African government to lift the lockdown and open the economy. Sustainably lifting out of the lockdown is critical. But there is no roadmap. The stakes are high and there are no right answers, just ones that juggle uncertain probabilities...

Miriam Altman 28 May 2020

5 ways to be self-sufficient during the Covid-19 pandemic
5 ways to be self-sufficient during the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

We've all had to become a bit more self-reliant in light of the Covid-19 lockdown, as some of our much-needed non-essentials were shutdown to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus...

28 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Civil society needs to lead right now
#LockdownLessons: Civil society needs to lead right nowArticle

Covid-19 has removed the veil on real poverty in South Africa, showing us all what we have normalised...

Siphelele Chirwa 28 May 2020

IAB SA and Kantar's #InsightsinAction: Guidelines to amplify your brand purpose
IAB SA and Kantar's #InsightsinAction: Guidelines to amplify your brand purposeArticle

"You can't just wake up one day and decide to be purposeful, it has to be built into your brand's DNA." Kantar and SA Breweries share the importance of looking beyond consumer insights to also tap into cultural aspects when amplifying brand purpose from within...

Issued by Kantar 28 May 2020

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Brands need to reposition as customers form new, more digital habitsArticle

Doing things differently in this crisis means doing things digitally...

Grant Lapping 28 May 2020

How schools can ensure they're Covid-19 ready
How schools can ensure they're Covid-19 readyArticle

Ensuring the safety and well-being of its pupils, staff and visitors by warranting that all school buildings and facilities comply with the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act and applicable regulation, is one of the most important elements of any school's risk management strategy...

27 May 2020

Latest accreditations awarded to healthcare facilities by COHSASA
Latest accreditations awarded to healthcare facilities by COHSASAArticle

The first Life Healthcare hospital in South Africa, the Kingsbury Hospital in Claremont, Cape Town, has been accredited for two years by the Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (COHSASA)...

Issued by COHSASA 27 May 2020

Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize
Covid-19 hot spots to also move to Level 3Article

The whole country will move to Level 3 lockdown from 1 June, including areas identified as hot spots. However, if these areas are not able to curb the rapid spread of Covid-19, they may be forced up to Level 5...

27 May 2020

Going underground in Camarines Norte province, Philippines. EPA
Meet the struggling gold miners who are missing out on boom in the precious metalArticle

In Mukungwe, Democratic Republic of Congo, thousands of young men and women live in makeshift huts. They have no access to sanitation or health facilities. They work as manual drillers, carriers or timber specialists in narrow underground tunnels, which exposes them to everything from toxic metals to cave-ins and even suffocation...

Sara Geenen & Boris Verbrugge 27 May 2020

Locked down, not locked out: 10 benefits of a Biz Press Office now
Locked down, not locked out: 10 benefits of a Biz Press Office nowArticle

While real office space is locked up is an ideal time to upgrade an online presence. The digital business-to-business media are providing valuable opportunities for companies and brands in high traffic, virtual environments. As the only media brand with community in our DNA, we are proud that a presence on Bizcommunity promises community and delivers community...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 May 2020

How getting creative can help you in a crisis
How getting creative can help you in a crisisArticle

"Collaboration, community and creativity are our best hopes for the future." This is according to fine artist Duncan Stewart, who spoke about developing and enhancing your inherent creativity as a tool to future-proof yourself at Saica's Leadership in a time of crisis webinar series...

Issued by SAICA 27 May 2020

Get ready with Return2Work
Get ready with 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...

27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020

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 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020

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...

26 May 2020

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) 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020

#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 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020

#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 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020

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