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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

Oudtshoorn court closed for not following Covid-19 rules
Oudtshoorn court closed for not following Covid-19 rulesArticle

The Department of Employment and Labour in the Western Cape has closed the Oudtshoorn Magistrate Court for not complying with Covid-19 regulations...

11 Sep 2020

Caxton still leads the pack
Caxton still leads the packArticle

The annual awards is Caxton's opportunity to acknowledge, for the 31st year, who the top dogs are in a fiercely contested race to the finals with 30 winners emerging from the more than 1,200 entries...

Issued by Spark Media 11 Sep 2020

GoodLuck set to return to the stage this weekend
GoodLuck set to return to the stage this weekendArticle

For the first time since the Covid-19 lockdown was imposed in March, GoodLuck will be taking to the stage, or rather the rooftop, at Harald's Bar & Terrace at Park Inn by Radisson in Cape Town on Saturday, 12 September...

8 Sep 2020

Social compact needed to restore SA's restaurant, fast food industries
Social compact needed to restore SA's restaurant, fast food industriesArticle

The old saying used to be - "get bums in seats" but with regulations, sensitivity of customers to infection and concerns for employee safety, this is not part of the "new normal"...

Craig Schwabe 3 Sep 2020

Victory for housing activists in landmark Tafelberg case
Victory for housing activists in landmark Tafelberg caseArticle

Judges Patrick Gamble and Monde Samela have ruled in favour of housing activists in the landmark Tafelberg case...

James Stent 1 Sep 2020

Motor licence deadline likely to lead to longer queues, high transaction volumes
Motor licence deadline likely to lead to longer queues, high transaction volumesArticle

High transaction volumes both online and at customer offices are being experienced and likely to increase...

27 Aug 2020

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Four more airports to operate under level 2Article

In addition to the 14 airports already permitted to operate, four more airports have been given the green light to resume operations, says Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula.

26 Aug 2020

Don't be penalised for Covid-19 non-compliance
Don't be penalised for Covid-19 non-complianceArticle

A growing number of businesses are getting into hot water for not taking the necessary steps to minimise Covid-19 risk and exposure in their workplaces...

Issued by LexisNexis 24 Aug 2020

Stay on the right side of Covid-19 regulations
Stay on the right side of Covid-19 regulationsArticle

Greg Brown, divisional director: legal information and compliance at LexisNexis South Africa, sums up the Covid-19 workplace obligations below..

Issued by LexisNexis 21 Aug 2020

Primedia Outdoor geared to safeguard employees during Covid-19
Primedia Outdoor geared to safeguard employees during Covid-19Article

As confirmed cases of the coronavirus accelerates across many communities in South Africa, Primedia Outdoor places the highest priority on the health, safety and well-being of its staff and their families, while protecting the continuity of its operations and essential functions...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 20 Aug 2020

King Shaka International updates Covid-19 protocols
King Shaka International updates Covid-19 protocolsArticle

In an effort to continuously improve operational processes and passenger time optimisation, King Shaka International Airport have updated the current passenger journey through the airport, with effect from 16 August 2020...

14 Aug 2020

South Africa needs better food price controls to shield poor people from Covid-19 fallout
South Africa needs better food price controls to shield poor people from Covid-19 falloutArticle

The pandemic has put in stark relief the country's poorly understood food system, in which powerful firms operate with little oversight while vulnerable actors in the informal food sector face over-regulation...

Ihsaan Bassier, Refiloe Joala and Thando Vilakazi 14 Aug 2020

Kruger opens some of its camps
Kruger opens some of its campsArticle

Kruger National Park (KNP) will partially open some of its camps for accommodation from Friday, 14 August 2020 in line with the Level 3 regulations on intra-provincial travel...

13 Aug 2020

Covid-19 regulations for OSV Operators
Covid-19 regulations for OSV OperatorsArticle

The Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has published the amended Risk Adjusted Strategy for Tourism Facilities, Services and Products to include the regulations for Guided Tour Operators which includes Overland Safari Vehicle (OSV) Operators...

7 Aug 2020

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Role players meet to discuss alcohol ban's impact on wine industryArticle

The industry body Vinpro, Agri Western Cape, the agricultural interest group Saai and Western Cape wine producers met last week to discuss the impact of the second ban on alcohol sales on the wine industry.

30 Jul 2020

SA government revokes national disaster status of drought
SA government revokes national disaster status of droughtArticle

The National Disaster Management Centre has declared that the ongoing drought in South Africa is no longer considered a national disaster...

Ursula Human 22 Jul 2020

Reinstated liquor ban puts pressure on agricultural commodities
Reinstated liquor ban puts pressure on agricultural commoditiesArticle

The ban directly affects producers in terms of financing profiles, crop rotation systems and the control of ecosystems...

15 Jul 2020

CoCT meets with leadership from informal traders associations
CoCT meets with leadership from informal traders associationsArticle

Under the theme 'Trading and living amid Covid-19', the City of Cape Town's Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Management, Alderman Grant Twigg, met with the leadership of informal traders associations...

10 Jul 2020

Heavy fine imposed on Durban company
Heavy fine imposed on Durban companyArticle

No company should ever think it can operate in South Africa and not comply with the labour laws that have been designed to protect both workers and employers...

7 Jul 2020

Nedbank teams up with Primedia's 702 and CapeTalk to ignite small-business ideas
Nedbank teams up with Primedia's 702 and CapeTalk to ignite small-business ideasArticle

As Covid-19 regulations begin to ease, Nedbank and talk radio stations 702 and CapeTalk are ready to support small businesses and entrepreneurs through the return of the Nedbank Business Ignite campaign, with prizes worth over R1m...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 25 Jun 2020

Commission of Inquiry into Taxi Violence granted an extension
Commission of Inquiry into Taxi Violence granted an extensionArticle

The Commission of Inquiry into Taxi Violence in Gauteng has been granted an extension of six months until August 2020...

17 Jun 2020

The rise of contactless technologies
The rise of contactless technologiesArticle

Considering that Covid-19 is primarily spread through contact transmission, it is not surprising that we are seeing a sharp rise in the adoption of contactless technologies...

Ulrich Stark 17 Jun 2020

More reason to enter the Assegai Awards
More reason to enter the Assegai AwardsArticle

This year's Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards is determined to honour and acknowledge the key players in the marketing industry who have embraced the changing times and continued to raise the bar to new heights...

Issued by DMASA 17 Jun 2020

The zero-tolerance drunk driving law will affect your car insurance
The zero-tolerance drunk driving law will affect your car insuranceArticle

Once South Africa's strict new drunk-driving laws have been passed, drivers won't be allowed to drink alcohol at all...

17 Jun 2020

Assegai Awards 2020 entries now open
Assegai Awards 2020 entries now openArticle

The Direct Marketing Association of South Africa (DMASA) is pleased to announce that the Assegai Awards for 2020 are open for entry...

Issued by DMASA 11 Jun 2020

Is your business really prepared for employees to return?
Is your business really prepared for employees to return?Article

Failure to properly prepare your workplace and workforce for a return to work after lockdown could have disastrous consequences as organisational outbreaks threaten business continuity in an already fragile economy...

5 Jun 2020

Cabinet to appeal ruling on Covid-19 regulations
Cabinet to appeal ruling on Covid-19 regulationsArticle

Cabinet has resolved to appeal the North Gauteng High Court judgment that declared Covid-19 regulations under levels 3 and 4 invalid and unconstitutional...

4 Jun 2020

Is your office space Covid-19 ready?
Is your office space Covid-19 ready?Article

It's time for us to accept that this pandemic and social isolation are here for a while. But in addition to that, our reality has changed, possibly for good...

Bongani Nhlapo 3 Jun 2020

Kangnas Wind Farm
Mitigating Covid-19 risks in constructing wind farmsArticle

As South Africa enters Level 3 lockdown, sectors across the country, including wind power construction teams, are facing more stringent health and safety regulations than ever before...

3 Jun 2020

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Mbalula confident airports are Covid-19 readyArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has expressed confidence that the aviation industry and the country's airports will adhere to Covid-19 regulations and directives, as the sector reopens...

3 Jun 2020

Covid-19 workplace health and safety response plan
Covid-19 workplace health and safety response planArticle

Covid-19 health and safety workplace response plans will play a major role in preventing the spread of the coronavirus. Employers can take a leaf from the response plan developed by AECI, a large South African chemical manufacturer...

Issued by SA Shares 26 May 2020

Professor Glenda Gray
SAMRC drops probe into Prof Glenda Gray's Covid-19 regulations commentsArticle

The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has dropped the investigation into its president, Professor Glenda Gray, for critical comments she made in an interview about the government's Covid-19 regulations in an interview...

26 May 2020

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The Covid-19 impact on global shipping and SA's economyArticle

The economic impact of the global lockdown is harshly felt, with the global freight and shipping industry being the biggest casualties...

20 May 2020

New report: Cape Town's tourism sector could see more than 90,000 jobs lost
New report: Cape Town's tourism sector could see more than 90,000 jobs lostArticle

Cape Town Tourism has released a new report showcasing how the local tourism industry is suffering under Covid-19 regulations. The report includes insight into how prepared businesses are financially to ride out this storm, as well as...

12 May 2020

Sprout by Source Food, a new F&B business incubator launches
Sprout by Source Food, a new F&B business incubator launchesArticle

Source Food has launched an incubator designed to offer individuals and businesses in the food and beverage industry the knowledge, skills and resources to take their product to market...

11 May 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on small and micro businesses in SA
The impact of Covid-19 on small and micro businesses in SAArticle

In almost all the messages, strategies and press conferences we have seen in these tough times of a global pandemic, one thing is clear in the world of SMMEs...

Lindiwe Kunene 8 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Time to re-assess how we design, solve problems - Duncan Luke, The Social Collective
#LockdownLessons: Time to re-assess how we design, solve problems - Duncan Luke, The Social CollectiveArticle

Duncan Luke, CEO of The Social Collective, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 8 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Patience is key, says Bartlett Construction's Wayne Bartlett
#LockdownLessons: Patience is key, says Bartlett Construction's Wayne BartlettArticle

Wayne Bartlett, director for Bartlett Construction, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 5 May 2020

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Pilots, drone owners urged to comply with Covid-19 regulationsArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has urged aviators to comply with the regulations and directions of the Disaster Management Act aimed at preventing the spread of Covid-19...

20 Apr 2020

Covid-19 and funerals: What is the legal position?
Covid-19 and funerals: What is the legal position?Article

One day after the lockdown was declared, Karel Willem van Heerden approached the Mpumalanga High Court for permission to travel to the Eastern Cape to support his mother at the funeral of his late grandfather, despite the various travel bans.

Naledi Motsiri 8 Apr 2020

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Where will our 2020 harvest go? A post Covid-19 perspectiveArticle

The Covid-19 conversation remains rife, and the pace of its development (the virus and the topic) will likely not slow down soon...

Sonja Bezuidenhout 6 Apr 2020

Covid-19 regulations for retail landlords
Covid-19 regulations for retail landlordsArticle

On 24 March 2020, the minister of trade, industry and competition published certain regulations entitled Covid-19 Block Exemption for the Retail Property Sector 2020...

William Fullard 1 Apr 2020

Nxesi urges employers to comply with labour law during lockdown
Nxesi urges employers to comply with labour law during lockdownArticle

Addressing reporters during a social cluster press briefing on Tuesday, 31 March, the minister revealed that some employers were still not adhering to the relevant laws...

1 Apr 2020

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Covid-19 regulations limit alcohol sale hoursArticle

Government gazetted regulations on the national state of disaster have directed that taverns, restaurants and clubs must be closed by 6pm...

19 Mar 2020

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