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

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...

12 May 2021

Construction of R16bn Harbour Arch precinct on track
Construction of R16bn Harbour Arch precinct on trackArticle

Harbour Arch, a mixed-use development steadily taking shape on Cape Town's foreshore, is well on track according to Nicholas Stopforth, MD of Amdec Property Developments...

11 May 2021

How flexibility, community, amenities are key to sustainable apartment living
How flexibility, community, amenities are key to sustainable apartment livingArticle

According to BlackBrick founder Moritz Wellensiek, 'flexibility, community and amenities' is the three-pronged approach that is going to ensure sustainable apartment living in the Sandton CBD...

11 May 2021

Driven: The nifty and capable Ford Figo Freestyle
Driven: The nifty and capable Ford Figo FreestyleArticle

In 2020 the first-ever Ford Figo Freestyle was introduced to the South African market. I tested the Titanium model over a period of seven days. Here's what I think about it...

6 May 2021

Public arts festival (Un)Infecting the City to take place May and June
Public arts festival (Un)Infecting the City to take place May and JuneArticle

The University of Cape Town's (UCT) Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) will present Infecting the City, which has been renamed (Un)Infecting the City for this year, during May and June 2021.

4 May 2021

Sanbi appoints Shonisani Munzhedzi as CEO
Sanbi appoints Shonisani Munzhedzi as CEOArticle

The board of the South African National Biodiversity Institute (Sanbi) has appointed Shonisani Munzhedzi as CEO of the organisation...

23 Apr 2021

Technology to drive SA agriculture toward sustainability
Technology to drive SA agriculture toward sustainabilityArticle

Technology and the introduction of high-impact technological solutions has proven to be an enabler in assisting farmers and stakeholders in addressing and alleviating climate change challenges...

22 Apr 2021

Flagship four-star Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City now open!
Flagship four-star Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City now open!Article

The four-star 168-room Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City in Midrand opened on 1 March 2021, headed up by opening general manager Brendan Luttig...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 20 Apr 2021

Harbour Arch development
Absa adds another R1.43bn to Harbour Arch developmentArticle

In one of its largest deals in recent years, the Absa Commercial Property Finance division has provided a loan of R1,43bn, in addition to an existing facility of R210m, to develop the first tower of the Harbour Arch project ...

31 Mar 2021

Can CBD help treat symptoms of anxiety?
Can CBD help treat symptoms of anxiety?Article

Did you know that anxiety affects more than 300 million people worldwide1, with as many as one in six South Africans suffering from this mental health disorder?...

Issued by Adco CBD 30 Mar 2021

Top touristy things to do in Cape Town, Joburg and Durban
Top touristy things to do in Cape Town, Joburg and DurbanArticle

South Africans are spoilt for choice when it comes to local travel; our cities have so much to offer and explore. With the lockdown moving to Level 1 and a long weekend approaching, now is the perfect time to be a tourist in your city.

25 Mar 2021

Fab fact from Adco CBD
Fab fact from Adco CBDArticle

According to a recent online survey, almost 62% of CBD users reported using CBD to treat a medical condition, particularly pain, anxiety and depression...

Issued by Adco CBD 24 Mar 2021

Smart cities promote best practice in urban sustainability
Smart cities promote best practice in urban sustainabilityArticle

According to Carshif Talip, expertise leader, Urban Planning and Land Infrastructure at Zutari, a 'smart city' is much more than a city that is digitally enabled and brimming with technology...

18 Mar 2021

Understanding different forms of CBD for health and wellness
Understanding different forms of CBD for health and wellnessArticle

In search of natural pain and stress relief options, many turn to CBD (cannabidiol) in its oil form to create positive change. The good news is that there are various other forms of CBD available, from topicals and drops to edible pastilles and capsules...

Issued by Adco CBD 4 Mar 2021

Cape Town Philharmonic Brass Quintet at St. George's Mall
Cape Town Philharmonic Brass Quintet at St. George's MallGallery

The Cape Town Philharmonic Brass Quintet held a free pop-up concert at St Georges Mall, outside Newspaper House, in the Cape Town CBD on Thursday, 25 February 2021.

26 Feb 2021

Cape Town Philharmonic Brass Quintet to hold free pop-up concert at St Georges Mall
Cape Town Philharmonic Brass Quintet to hold free pop-up concert at St Georges MallArticle

The Cape Town Philharmonic Brass Quintet will hold a free pop-up concert at St Georges Mall, outside Newspaper House, in the Cape Town CBD from 1pm to 1.50pm on Thursday, 25 February 2021.

24 Feb 2021

Now cheaper to buy than rent for first-time SA home buyers - global expert
Now cheaper to buy than rent for first-time SA home buyers - global expertArticle

Selected properties under R1.5m are now significantly more affordable to buy than rent, offering first-time homeowners an unprecedented opportunity to get into the property market, says global property expert Toni Enderli...

Issued by Leap Communications 19 Feb 2021

#BehindtheMask: Melissa-Joy Ohlsson, head of strategy for Volt Africa
#BehindtheMask: Melissa-Joy Ohlsson, head of strategy for Volt AfricaArticle

This week I catch up with Melissa-Joy Ohlsson, head Of strategy for Volt Africa, an integrated digital service provider based in South Africa which specialises in creating customised digital strategies suited for your brand...

Evan-Lee Courie 18 Feb 2021

Cheeba Cannabis Academy to host free virtual Craft Cannabis Summit
Cheeba Cannabis Academy to host free virtual Craft Cannabis SummitArticle

The Cheeba Cannabis Academy will host the 2021 Craft Cannabis Summit on 25 and 26 February. The two-day virtual event will include nine webinars...

16 Feb 2021

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Winged glass facade adds a new dimension to Cape Town's skylineArticle

The new 86-metre glass-clad office tower at 35 Lower Long Street is characterised by a singular sculpted massing which is transformed via dynamic glazed planes that extend over the office and parking levels...

11 Feb 2021

New targets to protect biodiversity must include farmers and agriculture
New targets to protect biodiversity must include farmers and agricultureArticle

Evidence shows that farms that share landscapes with wild nature, such as remnant forests and trees, benefit from the ecosystem services provided...

Anja Gassner, Philip Dobie and Terry Sunderland 4 Feb 2021

Is SA's cannabis industry predicted to become 'green gold' or 'fool's gold'?
Is SA's cannabis industry predicted to become 'green gold' or 'fool's gold'?Article

Insight Survey's latest South African Cannabis/CBD Industry Landscape Report 2021 carefully unfolds the cannabis landscape in South Africa based on the latest research and information...

Issued by Insight Survey 1 Feb 2021

Unpacking the commercial real estate landscape, rising trends for 2021
Unpacking the commercial real estate landscape, rising trends for 2021Article

While 2020 will forever be remembered as a year of unprecedented challenges and uncertainty, 2021 promises to bring exciting shifts...

John Jack 26 Jan 2021

Wellness e-tailer Health Central launches in SA
Wellness e-tailer Health Central launches in SAArticle

Health Central is South Africa's newest online store targeting the growing wellness market...

22 Jan 2021

New Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City is green and keen to welcome guests!
New Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City is green and keen to welcome guests!Article

The new Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City is set to open in a few weeks, adding 164 rooms and four suites plus conference and event space for up to 120 people and two restaurants to the growing Waterfall City hub in Midrand...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 21 Jan 2021

Distell and Invenfin buy 40% stake in cannabis wellness brand Rethink
Distell and Invenfin buy 40% stake in cannabis wellness brand RethinkArticle

Distell and Invenfin have entered into a partnership with Releaf Pharmaceuticals to share ownership in South African cannabis wellness brand Rethink...

20 Jan 2021

Cannabis industry could help reboot economy if laws are eased
Cannabis industry could help reboot economy if laws are easedArticle

The cannabis trade could dramatically bolster South Africa's economy if authorities followed global trends and eased the country's prohibitively regulated industry, according to the Cannabis Trade Association Africa...

Issued by Leap Communications 15 Jan 2021

Young buyers fuel sectional title market in Mother City
Young buyers fuel sectional title market in Mother CityArticle

After having been excluded from the property market by rising prices in recent years, the record-year low interest rates and the current granting of 100% bonds to first-time buyers has swayed more young people to opt for owning...

12 Jan 2021

Covid-19 and the 'aha' moment the workforce has been waiting for
Covid-19 and the 'aha' moment the workforce has been waiting forArticle

Co-working is no longer the future of the working world, it is the present, and the potential for growth in the sector has never been higher...

Issued by Venture Workspace 8 Jan 2021

Lightstone, Tracker analyse effect of lockdown on traffic levels
Lightstone, Tracker analyse effect of lockdown on traffic levelsArticle

According to a recently released study from Lightstone and Tracker, traffic levels fell dramatically by more than 60% in Gauteng and the Western Cape when hard lockdown was enforced in April...

23 Dec 2020

Add these 5 quirky overnight stops to your December SA road-trip
Add these 5 quirky overnight stops to your December SA road-tripArticle

Planning on going on the road again, this holiday season? Gumtree has compiled a list of quirky, fun stays to make your December road-trip that much more enjoyable...

10 Dec 2020

SA's lucrative township food economy still underserved
SA's lucrative township food economy still underservedArticle

The long-running misconception that the township food economy is insignificant compared to the 'formal' economy, has hampered retail growth in townships in South Africa...

7 Dec 2020

Bavaria range refreshed with new packaging and can size
Bavaria range refreshed with new packaging and can sizeArticle

Reacting to the growing demand for alcohol-free drinks, Bavaria has expanded its range of 0.0% malt beverages to include a new affordable 500ml can...

4 Dec 2020

Introducing Africa's first cannabis academy: Q&A with Cheeba Cannabis Academy co-founder Trenton Birch
Introducing Africa's first cannabis academy: Q&A with Cheeba Cannabis Academy co-founder Trenton BirchArticle

One of the latest endeavours to emerge from South Africa's burgeoning cannabis industry is the launch of the Cheeba Cannabis Academy...

Ruth Cooper 2 Dec 2020

5 ways to explore Cape Town's city centre this holiday season
5 ways to explore Cape Town's city centre this holiday seasonArticle

The Cape Town central city is all set to entertain locals and tourists alike in the 2020 holiday season...

30 Nov 2020

Vita Go Beverages introduces biodegradable bottles
Vita Go Beverages introduces biodegradable bottlesArticle

Biodegradable Future is pleased to announce that Vita Go Beverages will be rolling out with Biodegradable Future Bottles...

Issued by Biodegradable Future 24 Nov 2020

Bushbuckridge shopping centre set for R348m redevelopment
Bushbuckridge shopping centre set for R348m redevelopmentArticle

Nthoese Developments late last month hosted a sod-turning ceremony to mark the commencement of the redevelopment and expansion of Bushbuckridge shopping centre in Limpopo...

11 Nov 2020

Cape Town's climate strategy isn't perfect, but every African city should have one
Cape Town's climate strategy isn't perfect, but every African city should have oneArticle

It may take an extreme heatwave, a mega wildfire or a severe coastal storm to begin to appreciate the dangers of climate change...

Alanna Rebelo, Karen Joan Esler, Michael Samways, Patricia Holmes, Tony Rebelo 11 Nov 2020

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Legal recreational cannabis sales to grow 376% globally by 2025Article

Recreational cannabis sales will drive global legal market growth by 376% over the next five years, outpacing medical and CBD, according to Euromonitor International...

11 Nov 2020

The myths, the legends - now backed by science
The myths, the legends - now backed by scienceArticle

Science stepped in, and cannabis myths and legends are now backed by research, which led Adcock Ingram to launch the Adco CBD range of products...

Issued by Adco CBD 5 Nov 2020

#MTBPS2020: SAIBPP welcomes commitment to invest in housing infrastructure
#MTBPS2020: SAIBPP welcomes commitment to invest in housing infrastructureArticle

Following finance minister Tito Mboweni's 2020 Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement, the South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners has welcomed the commitment to invest in housing infrastructure...

2 Nov 2020

#FluxTrendsMasterclass: 'Sustainable innovation can build a better South Africa' - Lesley Williams
#FluxTrendsMasterclass: 'Sustainable innovation can build a better South Africa' - Lesley WilliamsArticle

Bronwyn Williams, partner at Flux Trends, interviewed Lesley Williams at the Alinea Innovation Master Class to find out South African businesses can use innovation to become more resilient and sustainable...

30 Oct 2020

CannAfrica begins store rollout with first opening in Cape Town
CannAfrica begins store rollout with first opening in Cape TownArticle

CannAfrica is the lifestyle brand of Labat Healthcare, which is the retail division of the first JSE-listed cannabis company, Labat Africa...

21 Oct 2020

The three keys to maintaining a healthy lifestyle
The three keys to maintaining a healthy lifestyleArticle

Health and wellbeing are two of the most important core fundamentals and any individual's life. The quality of life that we are all able to enjoy goes hand-in-hand with the health and wellbeing of ourselves...

Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 20 Oct 2020

2019 State of Cape Town Central City Report launched
2019 State of Cape Town Central City Report launchedArticle

According to the latest edition of the State of Cape Town Central City Report 2019 - A year in review (SCCR), property investment of almost R14bn underpins the CBD's resilience in the face of the devastating health and economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

7 Oct 2020

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