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Covid-19 has not been as devastating in South Africa as initially feared. Dino Lloyd/Gallo Images via Getty Images
Covid-19 and HIV: so far it seems the outcome is not what was fearedArticle

Based on official figures - which may be somewhat under reported - Covid-19 has not been as devastating in South Africa as initially feared...

Burtram C. Fielding 3 hours ago

New CEO appointed to map out AfriGIS growth path
New CEO appointed to map out AfriGIS growth pathArticle

The board of directors of AfriGIS have announced the appointment of Hein Badenhorst who assumes the position of chief executive officer of South Africa's geospatial information science leader...

Issued by AfriGIS 7 hours ago

Fighting back: How will the hospitality and tourism industry win the war against Covid-19?
Fighting back: How will the hospitality and tourism industry win the war against Covid-19?Article

The hospitality and tourism industry in sub-Saharan Africa must adopt a new "adapt and innovate" modus operandi to meet the challenges produced by the Covid-19 pandemic...

Mark Havercroft 8 hours ago

Why contracting, micro-jobbing and gig work is on the rise
Why contracting, micro-jobbing and gig work is on the riseArticle

The need for companies to be more agile in the way they operate is on the increase, and so is the upward trend of job-seekers contracting, micro-jobbing and gig working. Here's why....

Phillipa Geard, Issued by RecruitMyMom 8 hours ago

Where data meets sustainable growth, the protection of information should be inherent
Where data meets sustainable growth, the protection of information should be inherentArticle

Francois Kriel, change management consultant at Kriel & Co, agrees that data is no different than oil...

Issued by Kriel & Co 9 hours ago

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JSE guidance on effective communication with investorsArticle

The JSE has identified focus areas for listed companies to consider when raising capital to weather the Covid-19 crisis, including the amount of information they need to disclose...

Colin du Toit & Elodie Maume 10 hours ago

Public-private partnerships hold the key to future development
Public-private partnerships hold the key to future developmentArticle

For Africa to not just survive the current pandemic, but to thrive, investment into digital infrastructure is inevitable...

Ryno Rijnsburger 11 hours ago

NJ Ayuk, executive chairman, African Energy Chamber
LNG projects could transform Mozambique - if Western environmentalists don't interfereArticle

When Anadarko Petroleum Corp. confirmed last year it would be constructing a $20bn liquified natural gas (LNG) plant in Mozambique, this was major news...

NJ Ayuk 11 hours ago

Coastal and marine economy: Can it be salvaged from the impacts of poor water quality?
Coastal and marine economy: Can it be salvaged from the impacts of poor water quality?Article

We (the citizens) need to re-establish an ecological healthy relationship between nature and culture...

Bonani Madikizela 11 hours ago

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South Africa's Covid-19 tracing app - would you download it?Article

Jarred Mailer-Lyons, head of digital at The MediaShop shares his views on SA's new Covid-19 tracing app...

Jarred Mailer-Lyons 13 hours ago

Makoko neighbourhood in Lagos, initially founded as a fishing village.Frédéric Soltan/Corbis via Getty Images
Can Covid-19 inspire a new way of planning African cities?Article

Health crises are not new in Africa. The continent has grappled with infectious diseases on all levels, from local (such as malaria) to regional (Ebola) to global (Covid-19)...

Patrick Brandful Cobbinah, Ellis Adjei Adams & Michael Odei Erdiaw-Kwasie 14 hours ago

Helping businesses navigate through today's challenging economic environment
Helping businesses navigate through today's challenging economic environmentArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought disruptions and devastating impact on the South African economy with several businesses reeling from the effects of this pandemic. The South African and global economy has taken an unexpected turn and this has had dire consequences on businesses...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 3 days ago

Roger Baxter, CEO, SA Minerals Council
Issues facing mining and impeding economic potentialArticle

Energy security and cost, logistical port and rail bottlenecks, regulatory uncertainty, modernisation, social tensions with communities and organised labour, and crime, including illegal mining are some of the key issues...

3 days ago

Turbulence Studios - Animation wizards specialising in public health and educational campaigns
Turbulence Studios - Animation wizards specialising in public health and educational campaignsArticle

Turbulence Studios, a boutique 2D animation studio based in Cape Town, South Africa, and with representation in Johannesburg as well as London, United Kingdom, has launched a brand-new website, www.turbulence-studios.com, to showcase its creative portfolio...

Issued by Waymenel Entertainment 3 days ago

Local is lekker! East Coast Radio helps local businesses drive traffic to their stores
Local is lekker! East Coast Radio helps local businesses drive traffic to their storesArticle

KZN businesses get major traffic/sales boost with help from East Coast Radio...

Issued by East Coast Radio 3 days ago

Goedgedacht Trust to host online benefit auction
Goedgedacht Trust to host online benefit auctionArticle

The Goedgedacht Trust, a farm-based community support organisation in the Swartland region of the Western Cape, is set to host an online benefit auction, starting Thursday, 1 October...

17 Sep 2020

Global survey reveals micro-businesses remain optimistic
Global survey reveals micro-businesses remain optimisticArticle

The GoDaddy Global Entrepreneurship Survey, which looks at how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the world's smallest businesses, has been released...

17 Sep 2020

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor. Image: Wikipedia
SA commits to global socio-economic developmentArticle

Despite the debilitating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, South Africa remains committed to promoting the well-being, socio-economic development and upliftment of the country's people...

17 Sep 2020

Anet Ahern, CEO, PSG Asset Management
Shun equities at your perilArticle

The most recent figures released by the Association for Savings and Investments South Africa (Asisa) show a historic influx of investment into local unit trusts over the last quarter...

Anet Ahern 17 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppers
#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppersArticle

Locally sourced products and services comfort consumers, meeting their new needs for hygiene and spreading feel-good stories that celebrate the best of our diverse culture...

Karin Du Chenne 17 Sep 2020

Mthokozisi Maphumulo, associate and litigation attorney, Adams and Adams
Will medical negligence cases spike post Covid-19?Article

South African courts already see a large number of medical malpractice/negligence cases every day. Now, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, our already stretched health system is at capacity...

Mthokozisi Maphumulo 17 Sep 2020

Covid-19: Chemical-free sanitation for reduced risk
Covid-19: Chemical-free sanitation for reduced riskArticle

Beyond Green's natural cleaning solutions San-A-Safe and San-A-Med are not only uncompromisingly dependable and safe, but also a formula that delivers the best in sanitation at a time when hygiene is key to reducing contact with Covid-19...

Issued by The Publicity Workshop 17 Sep 2020

Slow uptake of Covid-19 Loan Guarantee Scheme
Slow uptake of Covid-19 Loan Guarantee SchemeArticle

Following the economic downturn and immense pressure placed on businesses as a result of the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing global lockdown, National Treasury, the South African Reserve Bank and the Banking Association of South Africa announced the launch of the Covid-19 Loan Guarantee Scheme...

Chantel van Zyl and Penjani Mseteka 16 Sep 2020

No work, no pay: the Covid-19 salary crisis
No work, no pay: the Covid-19 salary crisisArticle

Companies have been facing tough decisions over the past few months, particularly those with employees who cannot work during the crisis...

16 Sep 2020

African educators see Covid-19 as 'an opportunity' - survey
African educators see Covid-19 as 'an opportunity' - surveyArticle

eLearning Africa and EdTech Hub released the results of its survey, 'The Effect of the Covid-19 Pandemic on African Education' today. It revealed that 50% of surveyed African teachers, trainers and education technology specialists think the Covid-19 pandemic will turn out to be a "significant" or "very significant" opportunity for African education...

16 Sep 2020

Introducing E&T Minerals' future goals, vision and the team!
Introducing E&T Minerals' future goals, vision and the team!Article

Seven years ago, Emmanuel Ngulube and Daniel Eyre formed E&T Minerals with the ambition of building a reputable Black-owned minerals trading and brokerage house...

Issued by E&T Minerals 16 Sep 2020

No boom predicted for industrial equipment sector, but no gloom either
No boom predicted for industrial equipment sector, but no gloom eitherArticle

The material handling and industrial equipment sector has had to adjust to a quickly shifting landscape as predictions for the industry were quickly turned on their heads, according to EIE Group CEO Gary Neubert...

16 Sep 2020

Urban planning needs to look back first: three cities in Ghana show why
Urban planning needs to look back first: three cities in Ghana show whyArticle

Months into the global Covid-19 pandemic, policymakers have begun discussing what the "new normal" might look like in metropolitan environments...

Nate Plageman, Jennifer Anne Hart, Tony Yeboah 16 Sep 2020

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Locals must lead the way to African scientific capacity and solutionsArticle

Africa bears a disproportionately high burden of globally significant diseases. But the continent has lagged in knowledge production to address its health challenges...

Victoria Kasprowicz & Denis Chopera 16 Sep 2020

Louis Retief, general manager Innovation and IM, Exxaro.
How Covid-19 is driving the need for mining companies to accelerate digitalisationArticle

There's no doubt the Covid-19 pandemic has fundamentally shifted the world of business, forcing organisations across sectors to rethink their business models and implement responsive operational changes...

Louis Retief 15 Sep 2020

Africa is open for business
Africa is open for businessArticle

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, investment opportunities still abound in Africa. Global markets are shifting to South Asia and Africa...

15 Sep 2020

How built environment practitioners play a key role in public health
How built environment practitioners play a key role in public healthArticle

During the second AfriSam SAIA Sustainable Design Awards webinar, Professor Tolullah Oni, a public health physician-scientist and urban epidemiologist, discussed how trans-disciplinary urban design can help build better African livelihoods and cities...

15 Sep 2020

Creativity on the march across the retail landscape
Creativity on the march across the retail landscapeArticle

Creativity is on the march across the retail landscape as sector players get to grips with shifting consumer values and influences in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic...

15 Sep 2020

3 wellness destinations to visit this year
3 wellness destinations to visit this yearArticle

In this article, we will discuss affordable wellness destinations in South Africa, North Africa and the United States...

Issued by Monetary Library 15 Sep 2020

TGI: Providing an in-depth understanding of how markets have changed as a result of Covid-19
TGI: Providing an in-depth understanding of how markets have changed as a result of Covid-19Article

Marketers will have to have a granular understanding of where their target consumers are and whether their marketing investment is effective. Marketing strategies will need to be adapted to accommodate emerging trends and customer demands in the aftermath of the pandemic...

Issued by Ask Afrika 15 Sep 2020

Tribute to George Bizos: Reflections on the fall of those on whose shoulders we stand
Tribute to George Bizos: Reflections on the fall of those on whose shoulders we standArticle

As an activator who has had the privilege of working with many young activists across the country, I can attest to the fact that the legacies of the veterans are our fuel to keep choosing to fight, in Bizos' words, "If need be"...

Kay-Dee Mashile 14 Sep 2020

ECDC, Australia-Africa Chamber of Commerce partner to grow trade and investment relations
ECDC, Australia-Africa Chamber of Commerce partner to grow trade and investment relationsArticle

Eastern Cape companies will get an opportunity to identify and explore trade and investment opportunities available in the Australian market...

14 Sep 2020

Impact of remote working, changing office market could be far-reaching
Impact of remote working, changing office market could be far-reachingArticle

Ever since the Covid-19 hard lockdowns began in all seriousness across the world earlier this year, the world has been abuzz with talk of how the crisis has changed the world...

John Loos 14 Sep 2020

13,135 nurses employed since Covid-19 outbreak
13,135 nurses employed since Covid-19 outbreakArticle

South Africa's nine provinces collectively employed 13,135 nurses during the course of the Covid-19 pandemic...

14 Sep 2020

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Experts dissect SA's Covid-19 responseArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic caught the country unaware, but several lessons can be drawn from the crisis as we look ahead into implementing the National Health Insurance (NHI)...

14 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Evalution Flooring, SA's first GreenTag-certified LVT flooring supplier
#DoBizZA: Evalution Flooring, SA's first GreenTag-certified LVT flooring supplierArticle

Eva Kaiser, founder of Evalution Flooring, is intent on paving the way for a sustainable decor industry in South Africa...

Sindy Peters 11 Sep 2020

How did SA's major banks fare in an unprecedented crisis?
How did SA's major banks fare in an unprecedented crisis?Article

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the resultant economic stresses and strained operating environment reflect in the major banks' results ending June 2020.

11 Sep 2020

Covid-19 threatens the South African potato industry
Covid-19 threatens the South African potato industryArticle

The South African potato industry is under threat due to a surplus of frozen and processed potato products in Europe. This surplus is a result of a decreased demand brought on by the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic...

11 Sep 2020

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