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Water use licence applications put on hold during lockdown

Until the Covid-19 lockdown comes to an end in South Africa, water use licence (WUL) application timeframes have essentially been put on hold, explains Jacky Burke, principal scientist at SRK Consulting...

5 minutes ago


Unleash the power of human-machine collaboration

While much of the public discourse surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) focusses on dire predictions about robots stealing jobs...

49 minutes ago


How to strengthen your community management to improve social engagement

How community management can play a key role in upholding the engagement and support structure of your business, helping everyone to stay connected and giving customers a convenient alternative...

By Jason Kubheka 1 hour ago


Make sure social meeting apps are legit

With the rise of physical distancing, Kaspersky experts investigated the threat landscape for social meeting applications to make sure users are safe and their communication experience is enjoyable...

1 hour ago


Baby clothes and essentials available for sale during lockdown

Government has clarified that baby clothes and essentials are available for sale during the 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

1 hour ago


Bayer donates R1.3m in emergency medicinal aid to Charlotte Maxeke Hospital

Bayer has donated R1.3m in medicines to the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital - a government-designated coronavirus testing and treatment hospital in Johannesburg...

1 hour ago


SAB defends transportation of booze following lockdown arrests

SAB has responded to the arrests of seven of its employees and two third-party drivers, as well as the impounding of various loads on 8 April...

1 hour ago


Covid-19: What do South Africa's numbers mean?

Most of the Covid-19 numbers we have paint only part of the picture and can easily be misinterpreted. Here are some tips on understanding the numbers...

By Marcus Low & Nathan Geffen 2 hours ago


How to stay connected with your customers during a pandemic

This is an uncertain time for South African business owners, but it may offer an opportunity to focus on the factors that are within your control...

By Selina Bieber 2 hours ago


What current global challenges are teaching us about energy development

The current Covid-19 pandemic, and its global and ubiquitous disruption, is delivering a seemingly constant stream of new challenges to our way of life...

2 hours ago


Crowdfunding campaign launched to support nurses on Covid-19 frontline

1st for Women Insurance and donations-based crowdfunding platform, BackaBuddy have teamed up with Gift of the Givers and Vula Mobile to create a dedicated online crowdfunding campaign for nurses...

2 hours ago

ICT offers free Covid-19 pre-screening symptom checker has built a pre-screening symptom checker into its platform that connects all stakeholders in the healthcare value chain, enabling a seamless patient journey...

2 hours ago


Investing in research is South Africa's best insurance policy against crises

As the SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads around the world, causing the disease Covid-19, it is becoming ever clearer that the solutions to this pandemic will all be based on research...

By Brenda Wingfield 2 hours ago


In the front row: Motshidisi Mokoena

Following the announcement of the inaugural IAB SA Front Row winners, announced online during this year's Bookmarks, we interviewed them on what the initiative means to them and what they hope to get out of it...

By Jessica Tennant 2 hours ago


Advertisers should take advantage of a captured audience but show solidarity with the world

Strini Naicker, vice president commercial and content distribution at ViacomCBS elaborates on how brands can build trust and connection during a downtime...

By Strini Naicker 2 hours ago


The big asks Africa needs to table with the IMF and World Bank: here's the list

The coronavirus and its economic consequences have caused economic tsunamis in every country in the world. The scale of the onslaught will dominate discussions at the International Monetary Fund (IMF)/World Bank spring meetings due to take place - for the first time ever virtually - in mid April...

By Danny Bradlow 3 hours ago


Covid-19 ripples into container industry

This rapid outbreak has impacted global markets in unprecedented ways since its arrival. As with many businesses and industries, the container industry has been and will be impacted...

By Kashief Schroeder 3 hours ago


Research reveals best mobile network in SA

MyBroadband Insights has released its Q1 2020 Mobile Network Quality Report, which shows that MTN has the best mobile network in South Africa.

3 hours ago

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