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Bonnie Ramaila
Political parties are big brands

The other day I had a rude awakening around brands and corporate identity. I wore a red beret, no, it did not have Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) or African National Congress (ANC) logo on it - it was just plain.

By Bonnie Ramaila 22 May 2015 08:46

Maimane praises Daso anti-corruption fight
Maimane praises Daso anti-corruption fight

University of Fort Hare management was "crying" because the DA Student Organisation (Daso) would expose corruption at the facility...

22 May 2015 08:25

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[Food for Thought] There are plenty of fish in the sea. Or are there?

The scary fact is that 80% of species are currently overexploited or fished out, but fish remains the most sought-after commodity in recent years. So how do we manage this resource to keep it sustainable?

By Nicci Botha 22 May 2015 07:48

We are because of PR - Bizcommunity.com
We are because of PR

A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2015 12:06

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Nuclear procurement process to commence

PRETORIA: The Department of Energy (DoE) will commence with the nuclear procurement process in the second quarter of this financial year, Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson said on Tuesday, 19 May.

21 May 2015 11:25

SABC in a sound financial state
SABC in a sound financial state

CAPE TOWN: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi on Wednesday told Members of Parliament that the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is in a sound financial state.

21 May 2015 08:49

Govt to embark on digital migration awareness campaign
Govt to embark on digital migration awareness campaign

CAPE TOWN: Government will be embarking on a massive public awareness campaign on digital migration in the coming few weeks, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

21 May 2015 08:29

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State-owned entities are not exempt from section 197(2) of the LRA

The Constitutional Court recently delivered a judgement in the case of City Power Ltd v Grinpal Energy Management Services (Pty) Ltd, concerning section 197 (2) of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA).

By Sandile July 21 May 2015 08:21

Premium visa and permit centre for executives launched
Premium visa and permit centre for executives launched

Johannesburg - Senior corporate executives seeking to make visa and permit applications will no longer have to visit the usual Home Affairs branches, thanks to the premium visa and permit centre launched by Minister Malusi Gigaba in Sandton today.

21 May 2015 07:58

DoL confirms that forestry wages apply to 9-hour day
DoL confirms that forestry wages apply to 9-hour day

In response to an enquiry from Forestry South Africa (FSA), the Department of Labour (DoL) has confirmed that the new minimum wages for workers in the country's commercial forestry sector are based on a nine-hour working day...

By Lloyd Phillips 20 May 2015 11:05

Government to support community media through advertising
Government to support community media through advertising

Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams said it is important for government to support community media in order to ensure that they are able to sustain themselves.

20 May 2015 08:59

New survey highlights corruption and conflict in SADC countries
New survey highlights corruption and conflict in SADC countries

The Centre has launched its "Ethics and Compliance Risk Survey 2014". This survey covers ethical and compliance risks faced by South African companies with operations in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). It was supported by the Hanns Seidel Foundation, Siemens, and Commerzbank.

19 May 2015 11:50

Unease reigns as culture and the constitution collide in South Africa
Unease reigns as culture and the constitution collide in South Africa

King Zwelonke Sigcawu, the new king of amaXhosa, the second largest traditional grouping in South Africa, ascends to the throne at a time of heightened tension between culture and constitutional democracy in South Africa.

By Thandabantu Nhlapo 18 May 2015 07:14