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  • Dis-chem prepped for vaccination roll-out with 32 sites secured
    Dis-Chem Pharmacies has confirmed its readiness for Covid-19 vaccination roll-out. "We are well-positioned to commence with the vaccination roll-out aligned to government timelines, and we have prepared our teams to work at full capacity if supply from government is consistent," says CEO Ivan Saltzman.
  • Construction of R500m Boardwalk Mall under way in Gqeberha
    Construction has officially commenced on the Boardwalk Mall in Gqeberha. The first phase is set to be completed and launched on 9 December 2021. The official opening, which marks the second phase's completion, is scheduled for 22 September 2022.
  • The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FM
    And you thought 2020 was one heck of a year! 2021 brings winds of change as Gagasi FM and Heart FM will be launching their own media solutions company under holding company MRC Media effective from 1 July 2021. The stations will utilise Mediamark as its sales house until 30 June 2021. Issued by Mediamark
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Quarantine hotels: A history of controversy and occasional comfort

Exploring the history of quarantine hotels reveals ambivalences and inequities that continue to fuel debates over their effectiveness in the era of Covid-19...

By Kevin James 12 hours ago

South African Airways aims to resume flights in July or August

South African Airways aims to resume flights in July or August, but the restart date will depend on how the Covid-19 pandemic progresses and whether the airline can resolve a pilot dispute, its chief executive said on Friday...

By Alexander Winning 3 days ago

Zimbabwe re-introduces rhinos in Gonarezhou park after three decades

Zimbabwe is re-introducing rhinos to its second biggest wildlife park Gonarezhou in the south of the country...

By MacDonald Dzirutwe 13 May 2021

Should we vaccinate all returned travellers in hotel quarantine? It's no magic fix but it could reduce risks

You only have to prevent one case, which could have otherwise led to community spread and lockdown, for such a scheme to pay for itself many times over...

13 May 2021

FlySafair, Tripco partner to launch all-in-one travel package solutions

"As our whole industry works together toward recovery, we wanted to expand our offering to customers giving them the option to book all the elements of a local getaway in one place."

13 May 2021

Book now: Newsroom Management for PR and Brands: Webinar | 20 May 2021

On Thursday, 20 May, at 3pm we invite you to spend an hour with our team and industry experts to discuss newsroom management trends for business communications...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 12 May 2021

Sun International scoops African marketing award

Sun International's Africa sales and marketing manager, Didier Bayeye-Mbombo, has won the coveted Best Tourism Marketer in Africa Award for 2019. The awards were meant to be presented in 2020 but were delayed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic...

12 May 2021

La Petite Colombe wins Best Restaurant Award at the Restaurant Week XXL Edition

The Restaurant Week XXL Edition saw over 15,000 guests making their way to the 100 participating restaurants in South Africa. With 1358 reviews and ratings for cuisine, service and ambience Restaurant Week South Africa can now announce the best performing restaurants of the Restaurant Week XXL Edition.

12 May 2021

ACI World shows economic fundamentals are a benchmark for recovery

Airports Council International World has published its 2021 Economics Report and Industry Key Performance Indicators which explore the fundamentals of the industry as airports plan their long term recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

12 May 2021

SANParks CEO on special leave following sexual assault allegations

SANParks CEO Fundisile Mketeni has taken special leave following assault and sexual assault allegations made against him...

11 May 2021

WTTC launches initiative to support women in travel and tourism

Leaders from the private and public sectors and academia join forces at Global Summit to promote diversity and inclusivity to boost women's equality...

11 May 2021

RIP to former Spur chief Pierre Van Tonder

Pierre Van Tonder, Spur Corporation's former CEO, died in a Cape Town hospital at the age of 62 on Sunday evening...

10 May 2021

Cederberg wine farm installs solar energy plant to lower carbon footprint

Building on its legacy of dedication to preserving the area's natural beauty and biodiversity, the move to solar is the farm's most measurable initiative to reduce its carbon footprint to date...

10 May 2021

South Africa loses cultural landmarks like Apartheid Museum to Covid

"We had to let go of all of the staff. About 30 people. There's no one here to turn the lights on and off."

By Mfuneko Toyana 10 May 2021

Kenya starts its first national wildlife census

Kenya began its first national wildlife census on Friday, 7 May, aiming to aid conservation and identify threats to its vast but threatened wildlife populations...

By Ayenat Mersie 10 May 2021

African airline passenger traffic sinks by 73.7% in March

The International Air Transport Association has revealed that global passenger traffic fell in March 2021 compared to pre-Covid levels but rose compared to the immediate month prior...

10 May 2021

#AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper

We invite you to join us in celebrating Africa Month and matters - its stakeholders and stories - in the areas of business leadership, trade, technologies, arts, culture and brands...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 May 2021

IATA welcomes G20 Push to restart tourism

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism...

7 May 2021

Botswana beckons - In Review: Ker & Downey Botswana and Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge

Debbie Hathway reviews a stay at Dinaka and Okuti at Ker & Downey Botswana and Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge in Botswana.

By Debbie Hathway 6 May 2021




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