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Episode 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

Date: 22 Apr 2014
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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Easter road fatalities 'decline'

Government has made headway in reducing road carnage based on preliminary road safety campaign figures, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said on Wednesday.

24 Apr 2014 11:52

Revitalised HR component needed for SANDF - Review

There is an urgent need to rejuvenate and expand the human resource component of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), says Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.

24 Apr 2014 11:30

Better health care for sexual assault survivors

More than 170 nurses and doctors in Gauteng have been trained to respond appropriately to the health needs of survivors of sexual assault.

24 Apr 2014 11:18

Poultry producers about to rebound

The poultry sector could start to emerge from an extended downturn in the second half of this year‚ making it one to watch for analysts and fund managers.

By Nick Hedley 23 Apr 2014 10:29

Landmark ruling on social grants may open tenders to scrutiny

Companies tendering to deliver important government services risk being forced to open their books and operational information to the public, after a landmark decision of the Constitutional Court last week.

By Franny Rabkin 23 Apr 2014 08:43

Pensioners get R178m bonus from Transnet

Transnet pensioners are to receive a combined R178m bonus payment by the end of April as the company moves to ensure income levels track the rising cost of living.

By Evan Pickworth 23 Apr 2014 08:23

Motor trade sales up 3.3% in February

Motor trade sales (measured in nominal terms and current prices) increased by 3.3% year-on-year in February‚ Statistics SA reported last week

22 Apr 2014 09:30

Roads death toll similar to previous years

Despite reports that scores of people died on the roads over the Easter weekend, the number of fatalities was probably nothing out of the ordinary.

22 Apr 2014 09:17

SABC shows ANC colours in run-up to elections

One would expect a public broadcaster to bend over backwards to show its neutrality at a time such as this. Well, not the SABC...

By Anton Harber 22 Apr 2014 08:10

Broadcaster lifts ban on DA adverts

The SABC has cleverly averted a potentially embarrassing verdict over the decision to ban several DA election adverts by agreeing to flight them, pending an indefinite postponement.

17 Apr 2014 11:40

State pension fund gets new board, six months late

The Government Employees Pension Fund - shaken in recent months by internal feuding‚ a succession of disciplinary procedures and the suspension of its principal executive officer - is finally getting a new board six months after the term of the last board ended.

By Carol Paton 17 Apr 2014 08:15

DA: 1 SABC: 0

NEWSWATCH: The DA wins 'Ayisafani' TV advert battle, Hlaudi Motsoeneng et al have been told to back off by senior journalists, and the corporation's political bias will backfire. (Video)

17 Apr 2014 07:29

The future is smart, and it's here

Government service delivery is once again in the headlines, with ongoing protests in some areas highlighting the desperation of those living in poorer areas for access to improved services.

By Gerald Naidoo 17 Apr 2014 06:09

Competition Tribunal allows Afgri, AgriGroupe merger

The Competition Tribunal has explained its decision to include an agreement reached between government departments and merging groups Afgri and AgriGroupe as part of its condition to approve the transaction.

16 Apr 2014 10:35

Employment equity report 'disappointing and superficial'

The 14th report of the Commission for Employment Equity is a disappointing and superficial document that will do little to promote the real development of South Africa's human resources‚ the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Tuesday (15 April)

By Bekezela Phakathi 16 Apr 2014 09:57

Competition Tribunal ruling on Oceana deal

Fishing company Oceana has been ordered to sell Foodcorp's fishing rights along with its Glenryck brand‚ as a condition for approval of a transaction allowing Oceana to take over the fishing business of Foodcorp.

By Amanda Visser 16 Apr 2014 09:31

Transnet applies for electricity licence

State logistics group Transnet has applied for a licence to generate electricity and plans to regenerate 38MW by 2017‚ mostly using the technology of its new locomotives. No licence is required for regeneration.

By Razina Munshi 16 Apr 2014 05:18

From the Aurora Cricket Club to Mbalula madness

A media chronology: 'Any form of discrimination with regard to a country or a person on grounds of race, religion, politics, gender or otherwise is incompatible with belonging to the Olympic Movement.' - Article 6 of the Fundamental Principles of Olympism.

By Ed Herbst 15 Apr 2014 08:42

Upgrades keep Metrorail on track

Gauteng Transport MEC Ismail Vadi claims Metrorail is well on its way to becoming the preferred public transport operator in high-volume corridors of the province.

15 Apr 2014 08:40

No blackouts foreseen but use power wisely

As South Africa moves to the high demand winter period Eskom says it does not foresee rolling blackouts, but has urged all consumers to use power sparingly.

15 Apr 2014 08:21

Minister orders an end to wards for the rich

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has instructed the Gauteng health department to open its controversial private wards at four state hospitals to all members of the public.

By Prega Govender and Monica Laganparsad 15 Apr 2014 05:19

Town rents out owners' land to Vodacom

Property developer Pierre Gerber thought he owned a share of a pristine Karoo koppie outside Ladismith in the Western Cape.

By Bobby Jordan 14 Apr 2014 10:45

R2K, SOS take on SABC over phone monitoring

The Right2Know Campaign and SOS: Support Public Broadcasting, are taking on the SABC following reports that editorial staffers' phones are being monitored.

14 Apr 2014 09:43

SABC's DA ad ban backfires

NEWSWATCH: Guardian Liberty Voice reports that after the SABC banned a Democratic Alliance ad, the same ad has gone viral. (Videos)

14 Apr 2014 08:58

North West increases funding for traditional leaders

While the North West province struggles to provide services for its residents, provincial premier, Thandi Modise has confirmed that the provincial government has increased funding by almost threefold for traditional leaders from R9.9m to R27m for the 2014/15 financial year.

14 Apr 2014 08:29

Communities urged to report housing corruption

Human Settlements Minister Connie September has urged communities to report illegal activities in the development of housing.

14 Apr 2014 08:16

North West schools to re-open says Premier

North West Premier Thandi Modise says she is confident that learners, who missed classes at 45 schools as a result of violent protests in the province over the past week, will be able to attend school once again from today (14 April).

14 Apr 2014 07:53

EPWP to continue creating jobs

Delegates at the three-day Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) Social Sector conference have reiterated the programme's commitment to provide work and opportunities for unemployed and unskilled people.

14 Apr 2014 07:42

Independent Communications Amended Act signed into law

President Jacob Zuma has signed into law the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Amendment Act, 2014 (Act No.2 of 2014), the Presidency said on Friday, 11 April 2014.

14 Apr 2014 06:32

Menlyn casino opponents may go to court

The Gauteng Gambling Board's pending decision on whether Sun International can relocate its Morula Casino from Mabopane, north of Pretoria, to Menlyn, in Pretoria, East, is likely to be contested in court.

11 Apr 2014 11:24

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