As of 6 December this year you will no longer see a nurturing mother feeding her happy baby a bottle of formula milk as an advertisement in any newspaper, magazine, on a website or on television. In fact, you will not see the names of any brand or logos of infant formula, follow-up formula or powdered milks, or feeding bottles, teats and feeding cups for infants being promoted anywhere.
By Lize Mills 11 Dec 2013 09:28
I was disturbed recently when I watched an episode of a popular South Africa investigative journalism series documenting something I had never been aware of: canned hunting. I don't know what troubled me more; the fact that it was actually taking place or that I had never heard of it before! Even more recently, of course, was the controversial Melissa Bachman's lion hunt, which sparked outrage amongst animal lovers and, ironically, got people talking and spreading awareness.
By Angie White 3 Dec 2013 09:18
While Google has escaped a fine for collecting personal data - including email addresses and passwords - being used in UK public Wi-Fi spots, the issue has been damaging to user's confidence in the brand.
By Jack Adams 9 Nov 2010 10:35
Charles Pillai, having served the South African legal and financial services as the fourth Pension Funds Adjudicator, its first Ombud for Financial Services Providers, director of the Legal Resources Centre, lawyer and actor, died on Saturday 6 November 2010 from cancer, aged 57.
9 Nov 2010 07:22
LONDON, UK: Law firms see fall in fee income across the board but mid-tier come under most pressure, PwC survey shows.
8 Nov 2010 07:42
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Publishers Council (EPC*) has succeeded in getting its idea for 21st century copyright management accepted as one of just seven "Big Ideas" sought by the European Commission to forward its Digital Agenda strategy.
5 Nov 2010 11:43
Stricter controls relating to product information on all labels are being introduced by the Department of Health as part of Regulation R146, in an attempt to bring more transparency to the consumer market, and to crack down on manufacturers breaching the regulations.
5 Nov 2010 10:20
The strike over wages between Pick n Pay and its employees belonging to The South Africa Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union (Saccawu) is not good for anyone, for Pick n Pay, Neil Quirk told I-Net Bridge on Monday.
By Zeenat Moorad 3 Nov 2010 12:56
Pioneer Foods, the producer of Sasko bread, White Star maize meal and Tydstroom chickens, may be about to clear a longstanding cloud over its head by agreeing with authorities the extent of its fines for collusive behaviour.
By Michael Bleby 3 Nov 2010 12:48
Carousel fraud, estimated to have cost the EU €5bn in lost tax revenues, will be eliminated from UK trading after changes to VAT regulations came into force this week.
3 Nov 2010 11:06
Taxpayers will no longer have to back down if they feel they have been treated unfairly by the taxman, say tax analysts.
By Sanchia Temkin 2 Nov 2010 14:06
The National Credit Regulator (NCR) has cancelled the registration of Sash Sahibdeen, a debt counsellor operating from Handy Square in Johannesburg, for contravening certain sections of the National Credit Act (NCA) and his conditions of registration as a debt counsellor.
2 Nov 2010 13:11
The makers and exporters of some of the best-known SA products derived from indigenous plants and organisms have laid themselves open to criminal prosecution by failing to acquire the necessary permits. Rooibos tea and SA's best-selling liqueur, Amarula Cream, are among many such products apparently being produced and exported without the required permits from the environmental affairs department.
By Shannon Sherry 1 Nov 2010 13:39
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