When the Ever Given container ship choked off traffic in the Suez Canal for almost a week in late March 2021, it made headlines around the world...
Nada R. Sanders 12 Apr 2021
Direct implications for maritime security are unlikely. But there will be ripple effects in the shipping industry and in many commercial sectors...
Dirk Siebels 30 Mar 2021
Insurers have warned for years that the increasing size of vessels is leading to a higher accumulation of risk. These fears have been realised by the large container ship currently blocking the critical Suez Canal sea route...
This week I go behind the mask with Zanele Potelwa, traffic presenter on 5FM's 'The Roger Goode Show' and presenter on SABC 1's Selimathunzi...
Evan-Lee Courie 25 Jan 2021
After years in the fast-paced world of IT, Modise Sikhosana decided he needed more stability, so he and his wife started Yonke Konke in 2015, which supplies road safety and traffic control equipment, tools and general industrial supplies to the mining and construction industries...
Nicci Botha 18 Jun 2020
It has taken four years of legal battles, but now if you were born in South Africa to foreign parents you can apply for citizenship...
Tania Broughton 26 Feb 2020
International guests becoming increasingly environmentally sensitive, on-site composting not only solve food waste challenges, it also demonstrates a lodge's commitment to reducing its impact on the environment...
Digital marketing, as an industry, is young, dynamic, fast-moving and filled with opportunities for women...
Tasmin Kingma 6 Nov 2019
MOUNANA - "We are all sick. It's our health, and we are being conned," Moise Massala says angrily...
From a humble start selling jeans out of a car boot the Aussie retailer has become a global operation...
Zeenat Moorad 20 Jan 2017
If you had to select a single global advocate and envoy for the modern notion of sustainable business, it would most likely be Unilever CEO Paul Polman, whose message to business, and the world, is so wide-ranging and heartfelt it verges on the messianic...
Tim Cohen 27 Jun 2016
Two more of Transnet National Ports Authority's (TNPA) powerful tugboats have been ceremoniously launched as part of Operation Phakisa...
Urged by unreliable public transport and a desperate need to get to class on time, Devin de Vries and Chris King started an innovative company...
Cari Van Wyk 5 Feb 2016
Germany's mighty auto industry is stepping on the accelerator so it won't be left behind by a US upstart racing ahead in the market for luxury electric cars...
In the realm of security and security solutions, change is constant - systems continue to advance, threats evolve and business security priorities are...
Neil Cameron 17 Aug 2015
In 2014, one rhino was killed every eight hours. That was in South Africa alone, where most of the world's rhinos live. At this rate...
Diogo Veríssimo 6 Jul 2015
Who among us would not like to go on holiday 52 times a year? It is on this premise that Jurgens Ci's new advertising campaign for Campworld is based...
Since its release, Dookoom's music video for Larney Jou Poes has sparked all sorts of controversy. Afriforum has gone as far as laying a complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission citing both song and video as hate speech inciting violence.
Ruth Cooper & Sindy Peters 20 Oct 2014
At least 82 informal settlements in a number of mining towns are currently being evaluated for possible upgrading as part of government's National Upgrading Support Programme.
Following a poll of over 900 customers, Pick n Pay has pinpointed the 'most wanted' gifts for Dad on Father's Day. Some of the best gifts mentioned included 'a big hug', biltong, aftershave, a cellphone, tickets to a music concert, golf clubs, an iPad and even a brand new car or an heir.
If there is one stage production that will change your perceptions about the art of theatre, it's the National Theatre's multi-award-winning production of War Horse, adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford in association with the South African-based, award-winning Handspring Puppet Company.
Daniel Dercksen 9 Apr 2014
Private Property partnered with Top Billing, a primetime lifestyle TV show, to bring one lucky winner what could be the largest prize ever given away in Africa: a R5-million lifestyle that includes a R3.5-million apartment in Cape Town.
Issued by Private Property South Africa 10 Feb 2014
An Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department officer who was convicted of murder and sentenced to 16 years in jail is not fighting to be reinstated.
Winnie Modise has established the Royalty Soapie Awards, the first fully-fledged awards show aimed squarely at the TV soapie industry. All major players are being recognised, from actors to make-up artists, writers to producers, directors to costume designers; entries close on 10 July 2013.
The fight against rhino poaching was given a further shot in the arm with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between South Africa and the People's Republic of China on co-operation in the fields of wetland and desert ecosystems and wildlife conservation.
If your bank manager has never given you a hug, or if the waiters at your neighbourhood coffee shop has never recited poetry to you, you are among millions of consumers who feel unloved by the retailers and service providers who proclaim how much they value their customers but never get round to sharing the love... not even on Valentine's Day.
Aki Kalliatakis 10 Feb 2013
LONDON, UK: BBC Worldwide will today publish its Annual Review for 2011/12 showing an 8% rise in headline profit to £155m (2010/11: £144m). Profit before tax of £104m (2010/11: £92m excluding gains on disposals) is up 13% on a like for like basis. The company grew headline sales by 5% to £1085m in the 12 months to 31 March 2012 (2010/11: £1030m). These figures exclude the BBC Magazine titles sold and licensed in the year.
In an article published on Times Live, botox developer Alan Scott says he rues the day he handed over rights to the best-selling wrinkle-smoothing drug to a US company for just US$4.5 million, saying he might have become a billionaire.
Business Live reports the High-level Panel on Global Sustainability stated in its report presented on Monday, 30 January 2012, to UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon in Addis Ababa that a "Future Worth Choosing" must be based on true costs to people and the environment.
Just as adverts in high-end magazines such as Vanity Fair or Monocle, or even South Africa's own Wanted that goes to Business Day's subscribers, must fit the product - ie be gorgeous and luxurious - so must the ads in all newspapers and magazines down the LSM spectrum.
Gill Moodie: @grubstreetSA 12 Oct 2011
The Kuli Roberts column, published on Sunday, 27 February 2011, in the Sunday World has sparked much debate across South Africa. Some label the piece as racist and sexist while others believe it is nothing more than a satirical piece that should not be taken to heart. Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) has condemned the newspaper for "demeaning 'coloured women' and displaying sexism".
Mothers who did not breastfeed their children have significantly higher rates of type 2 diabetes later in life than moms who breastfed, report University of Pittsburgh researchers in a study published in the September issue of the American Journal of Medicine.
KINGSTON, JAMAICA: Jamaican to play lead role in sportlifestyle brand's global marketing activity as world record holder and Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt announces he has renewed his contract with global sportlifestyle brand and long-term sponsor PUMA until the end of 2013.
Johannesburg-based Sheer Sound and Sheer Publishing are mourning the loss of Busi Mhlongo, an artist, performer and songwriter described by both independent music companies as a "unique talent".
Larissa and I accepted Pepe Marais' May 2010 challenge (About bells, whistles, suits and ties) with just a little caution. Great debate went into how this night was going to take shape and I don't think we've ever given so much thought into what to wear on a night out.
Larissa Elliott & Alice Gnodde 15 Jun 2010
Close to 100 delegates from eight African countries, US, United Arab Emirates and Finland, including software developers and engineers from 62 companies, have convened at the Emperor's Palace in Gauteng for a three-day conference and hands-on training on web and SMS development.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 2 Dec 2009
It took Cape Town city authorities and the police two and a half years to shut down an illegal tavern on the Cape Flats following complaints from irate neighbours.
As yet another World Press Freedom Day was commemorated yesterday, Sunday, 3 May 2009, all over the world journalists mourned their colleagues slain by the enemies of truth. Many journalists now ponder their future and that of their profession in this era of mediaphobia, ‘war on terror', media appeal tribunals, global economic downturn, blacklisting of government critics, censorship, and lawsuits.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 4 May 2009