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Ubuntu - the philosophy we need to follow right now
Ubuntu - the philosophy we need to follow right now

We're seeing much more in the way of actual help for those affected by coronavirus than I've seen for any other cause, anywhere in South Africa, ever...

By Marc Lubner 5 hours ago

Not all medical scheme payment relief options are created equal
Not all medical scheme payment relief options are created equal

There may be financial relief available for medical aid members, but it will depend on whether the scheme has been granted contribution relief approval by the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS), as well as what plan the individual is on...

7 hours ago

Saray Khumalo, head of partner rewards & ecommerce, Momentum Multiply
#LockdownLessons: From the summit of Everest

Aren't you tired of hearing the words, "difficult", "unpredictable", "unprecedented", or any other negative and dispirited adjectives used to describe our current context?

By Saray Khumalo 1 hour ago

Retail risk in Covid and post-Covid times - scoring an own goal [Part 1]
Retail risk in Covid and post-Covid times - scoring an own goal

Ben Jansen van Rensburg shines a spotlight on what the real issues are for retailers during the pandemic and reveals what they should be focusing on if they are to survive...

By Ben Jansen van Rensburg 1 hour ago

Cipla calls on South Africans to visibly show their care for carers during Covid-19
Cipla calls on South Africans to visibly show their care for carers during Covid-19

In a country with a chronic shortage of healthcare professionals, and a significant disease burden, it may come as no surprise to hear that doctors are 2.5 times more likely than anyone else to take their own lives...

Issued by Cipla 2 hours ago

Covid-19 swings the spotlight back onto emerging countries' debt
Covid-19 swings the spotlight back onto emerging countries' debt

While the focus so far has been mainly on China, Europe and the United States, the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic are likely to be even more severe for emerging economies...

3 hours ago

Real estate, home loan industry performs better than expected
Real estate, home loan industry performs better than expected

Currently under Level 3 lockdown, every sector of the South African economy has felt the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

By Shaun Rademeyer 4 hours ago

Level 3: Opening of real estate industry brings relief for estate agents
Level 3: Opening of real estate industry brings relief for estate agents

Estate agents will be relieved to go back to work in June under Alert Level 3 in terms of the new regulations published on 28 May...

By Lavashnee Mandry 4 hours ago

South Africans should make contingency plans in case they get a moderate to severe case of Covid-19. Photo: Ümit Bulut via Unsplash
While most people will get mild symptoms only, it is important to plan

As the pandemic spreads, planning for the possibility of getting sick is worth taking seriously...

By Elna Schütz 5 hours ago

Grand Parade traders allowed to open shop in Level 3
Grand Parade traders allowed to open shop in Level 3

Informal traders on the Grand Parade are allowed to resume trade from 1 June following a ruling by the Western Cape High Court.

5 hours ago

Has your offline tracker gone 'off-track' during this lockdown?
Has your offline tracker gone 'off-track' during this lockdown?

Since the inception of market research, agencies, marketers and brand managers have relied on brand trackers to measure brand and competitor performance...

Issued by Borderless Access 5 hours ago

South Africa's Battle Plan for Covid-19
South Africa's Battle Plan for Covid-19

The May edition of the GCIS' Public Sector Manager publication is available for download. This issue features an in-depth article on the government's eight-stage plan to tackle Covid-19...

Issued by Topco Media 5 hours ago

12 ways to support your local community during Covid-19
12 ways to support your local community during Covid-19

In just a few short weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has turned our world upside down and as the crisis deepens, so do the challenges with a growing number of people facing unemployment, mounting debt and numerous other issues precipitated by the disruption of the virus...

By Yael Geffen 6 hours ago

Challenger Type - The Dramatic Disruptor
Challenger Type - The Dramatic Disruptor

Breaking through by changing behaviour...

Issued by eatbigfish 6 hours ago

NHBRC regional offices to resume, satellites phased in
NHBRC regional offices to resume, satellites phased in

While the National Home Builders' Registration Council (NHBRC) provincial offices will resume full service operations next Monday, 8 June, satellite offices will be phased in gradually...

7 hours ago

Designing student housing to manage spread of Covid-19, future pandemics
Designing student housing to manage spread of Covid-19, future pandemics

As university students return to campus in a strictly controlled and phased approach, those living in on-campus accommodation will have to adhere to strict hygiene and social distancing measures...

7 hours ago

Fortress notes uptick in demand for goods at stores
Fortress notes uptick in demand for goods at stores

Mall owner Fortress expects activity to pick up even further as the country moves to Level 3 lockdown from June...

8 hours ago

KFC pilots kerbside collection in SA
KFC pilots kerbside collection in SA

KFC restaurants in SA will once again be offering takeaways and drive-thru services from 1 June, after a few weeks of delivery only. It's also piloting a new kerbside collection service...

8 hours ago

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#Level3Lockdown: What business travellers can expect

Oz Desai, General Manager for Corporate Traveller, has welcomed the resumption of business travel, but warns that the travel experience will be very different for now...

8 hours ago

#YouthMonth: Staring down the barrel of youth unemployment
#YouthMonth: Staring down the barrel of youth unemployment

Arguably one of the biggest lessons we've learnt from the global Covid-19 pandemic is the power of technology and the positive impact it can have on the education sector...

By Onyinye Nwaneri 9 hours ago

Tourism resumes limited operations in June
Tourism resumes limited operations in June

South Africans, who have been confined to their homes, will now be allowed to venture out for hikes...

10 hours ago

#YouthMonth2020: Data prices and education during Covid-19
#YouthMonth2020: Data prices and education during Covid-19

The novel coronavirus has plunged the world into a host of social and economic difficulties since it was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization in March 2020...

By Tasia Matlala 11 hours ago

Hollard's Covid-19 response includes distribution of food hampers
Hollard's Covid-19 response includes distribution of food hampers

The Covid-19 pandemic has aggravated food insecurity in the most vulnerable communities within our society, says Londiwe Mkhize, Hollard's Group Head of Corporate Affairs...

Issued by Hollard 3 days ago

#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate things
#LockdownLessons: Education and technology are not two separate things

Rebecca Pretorius, Country Manager at Crimson Education, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Shan Radcliffe 3 days ago

VUT contributes to the fight against the spread of coronavirus
VUT contributes to the fight against the spread of coronavirus

The Vaal University of Technology Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park (VUTSGSTP), in partnership with Tsidi and Friends, are producing face masks for their staff and students, as a contribution to the fight against Covid-19...

By Selina Rapulane, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 3 days ago

LockdownAdvice: Make time to think
LockdownAdvice: Make time to think

In her authoritative book, Time to Think, author Nancy Kline talks about the importance of creating time to think...

By Allon Raiz 3 days ago

Dr. Pixley Isaka Seme Memorial Hospital fast-tracked for June opening
Dr. Pixley Isaka Seme Memorial Hospital fast-tracked for June opening

The R3bn Dr. Pixley Isaka Seme Memorial Hospital in KwaMashu north of Durban, originally scheduled for completion by November, has been fast-tracked to open by June...

3 days ago

Converse campaign showcases creativity during a crisis
Converse campaign showcases creativity during a crisis

Converse tasked five SA artists with visually depicting the African experience of the Covid-19 virus in a way that breathes a refreshed message of hope, strength, positivity and survival...

3 days ago

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The impact of Covid-19 on South Africa's agriculture economy

Agriculture has been declared a critical industry and as such is exempt from the harshest lockdown regulations. However, job losses in the agriculture sector will be an unintended consequence of lockdown.

By Dr Peter Oberem 3 days ago

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