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Fungal infections might be dangerous to Covid-19 patients with severe symptoms in ICU
Fungal infections might be dangerous to Covid-19 patients with severe symptoms in ICUArticle

Covid-19 patients who end up on ventilators in intensive care units are at risk of contracting an invasive fungal infection that might influence their outcomes...

1 day ago

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Tackling HIV in the mining industry - new guidance from DMEArticle

The chief inspector of mines has issued a guidance note to assist mining companies to manage and control HIV in the workplace, which requires employers to put policies, plans, awareness and monitoring in place...

Nivaani Moodley, Kalene Watson & Shane Johnson 2 days ago

Who are the people most likely to be SA's Covid super-spreaders?
Who are the people most likely to be SA's Covid super-spreaders?Article

There are those that are largely adhering to Covid-19 preventative measures, and those that show only limited adherence to the recommended guidelines. It is this latter group that should be of concern as they are potentially super-spreaders of Covid-19...

Andrea Rademeyer, Issued by Ask Afrika 2 days ago

Herbalife Nutrition appoints first South African NAB member
Herbalife Nutrition appoints first South African NAB memberArticle

Herbalife Nutrition, a global leader in nutrition, recently announced the appointment of the first-ever South African Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB) Member...

Issued by Clockwork Digital 2 days ago

Payments of NPO subsidies under way
Payments of NPO subsidies under wayArticle

The Gauteng Department of Social Development (DSD) says it is working to remedy delays in payment of non-profit organisations registered for subsidies...

3 days ago

People hold Hamas flags as Palestinians gather after performing the last Friday of Ramadan to protest over the possible eviction of several Palestinian families from homes on land claimed by Jewish settlers in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood, in Jerusalem's Old City, May 7, 2021. Reuters/Ammar Awad
Instagram, Twitter blame glitches for deleting Palestinian postsArticle

Instagram and Twitter have blamed technical errors for deleting posts mentioning the possible eviction of Palestinians from East Jerusalem...

Maya Gebeily 11 May 2021

Steve Biko Centre to participate in MuseumFutures Africa project
Steve Biko Centre to participate in MuseumFutures Africa projectArticle

The Steve Biko Centre in Qonce, Eastern Cape is one of six African museums selected to participate in the MuseumFutures Africa project...

11 May 2021

15 facts about the Covid vaccine
15 facts about the Covid vaccineArticle

Although the vaccine rollout for healthcare workers has begun, myths and misinformation continue to circulate around its development, efficacy and just how the vaccine will help manage or mitigate the spread of the virus. Lee Callakoppen, principal officer of Bonitas Medical Fund shares 15 facts about the vaccine...

Issued by Bonitas 10 May 2021

New Generation Awards announces judging panel for 2021
New Generation Awards announces judging panel for 2021Article

The 9th annual New Generation Awards has named its judges for 2021, including nine new faces...

7 May 2021

Why so much paper: Running the paperless dealership
Why so much paper: Running the paperless dealershipArticle

Why are dealerships still filled with the sound of rustling paper? Let's look at the scale of the issue and the reasons why a dealership should address it...

Issued by Pinewood SA 6 May 2021

Ghana's new rental scheme won't fix the real problem: a housing shortage
Ghana's new rental scheme won't fix the real problem: a housing shortageArticle

Ghana's government has announced a loan scheme to help tenants pay the hefty advance rent...

Nicky Morrison, Emmanuel Kofi Gavu, Lewis Abedi Asante, and Richmond Juvenile Ehwi 5 May 2021

Third consecutive level one B-BBEE rating for Samsung South Africa
Third consecutive level one B-BBEE rating for Samsung South AfricaArticle

Samsung achieved a third successive Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) level one contribution status...

Issued by Samsung South Africa 5 May 2021

Women are a mainstay of fishing in West Africa. But they get a raw deal
Women are a mainstay of fishing in West Africa. But they get a raw dealArticle

The contributions that women in West Africa's fisheries make to the sector are widely un(der)paid, undervalued and largely invisible...

Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood and Sayra van den Berg Bhagwandas 4 May 2021

20% of new mothers in peri-urban areas suffer from suicidal thoughts
20% of new mothers in peri-urban areas suffer from suicidal thoughtsArticle

One in five pregnant women and new mothers living in peri-urban areas investigated in UCT's Drakenstein Child Health Study are likely to experience suicidal thoughts...

30 Apr 2021

Professor Abdool Karim appointed to WHO Science Council
Professor Abdool Karim appointed to WHO Science CouncilArticle

Professor Salim Abdool Karim has been appointed to the newly formed World Health Organisation (WHO) Science Council...

30 Apr 2021

One year into the pandemic: SA shows small signs of recovery on most fronts
One year into the pandemic: SA shows small signs of recovery on most frontsArticle

The past year has been a traumatic one for many people. Encouragingly, however, overall distress levels are now at their lowest level since the start of the lockdown...

Issued by Ask Afrika 30 Apr 2021

Why renewable energy won't end energy poverty in Zimbabwe
Why renewable energy won't end energy poverty in ZimbabweArticle

Zimbabwe is one of the African countries that hopes renewable energy technologies will help to address their energy problems...

Ellen Fungisai Chipango 30 Apr 2021

Covid-19 vaccination strategies have been affected by supply woes. Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-NC
Ghana's Covid-19 vaccine rollout is struggling to keep up with its great startArticle

Ghana became the first country globally to receive a vaccine shipment from the Covax facility...

Godfred Boafo 29 Apr 2021

Like their global compatriots, many South Africans remain fearful of Covid vaccines
Like their global compatriots, many South Africans remain fearful of Covid vaccinesArticle

According to latest results of the Ask Afrika Covid-19 Tracker study, misconceptions continue to be very prevalent with the most common of these being that the vaccine interacts with your DNA, causes side effects and contains the actual virus...

Issued by Ask Afrika 29 Apr 2021

Q&A with SA director Michael Matthews on Oscar-nominated film Love and Monsters
Q&A with SA director Michael Matthews on Oscar-nominated film Love and MonstersArticle

South African film director Michael Matthews has garnered an Oscar nomination for the Hollywood film Love and Monsters, a mind-blowing apocalyptic adventure that has been described as 'one of the best surprises of 2020'. The film was nominated for Best Visual Effects at the 93rd Academy Awards, which was held in Los Angeles on 25 April 2021.

Daniel Dercksen 28 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Adidas SA's Estee Jardim fuels a positive brand attitude
#BehindtheBrandManager: Adidas SA's Estee Jardim fuels a positive brand attitudeArticle

Jardim chats to us about her fulfilling career with Adidas South Africa, and why Impossible Is Nothing is a statement the brand stands by...

Lauren Hartzenberg 26 Apr 2021

What is shaping culture? Art
What is shaping culture? ArtArticle

How does one value the importance of art?

Brett Rogers 23 Apr 2021

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Scabies: the neglected tropical disease no one wants to talk aboutArticle

Some diseases are more likely to enter public conversation than others. Covid-19 has dominated the public discourse in 2020...

Michael Head 22 Apr 2021

Ask Afrika nominated for 3 prestigious awards at the NSTF Awards
Ask Afrika nominated for 3 prestigious awards at the NSTF AwardsArticle

Ask Afrika has been nominated for three awards at the NSTF-South32 Awards, the flagship project of the National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF), in partnership with South32...

Issued by Ask Afrika 22 Apr 2021

Pieter-Dirk Uys to open Artfluence Human Rights Fest with keynote address
Pieter-Dirk Uys to open Artfluence Human Rights Fest with keynote addressArticle

Pieter-Dirk Uys will open the inaugural Artfluence Human Rights Festival with a keynote address at 3pm on 5 May 2021...

21 Apr 2021

Cape Town fire: Vodacom donates R3m towards relief efforts
Cape Town fire: Vodacom donates R3m towards relief effortsArticle

Vodacom announced that it has donated R3m towards relief efforts to help the people impacted by a runaway fire in Cape Town...

20 Apr 2021

Hospital staff in Lagos, Nigeria, administer the AstraZeneca vaccine. AP Photo/Sunday Alamba
How to get Covid-19 vaccines to poor countries - and still keep patent benefits for drugmakersArticle

The world has a Covid-19 vaccine access problem: Almost half of all doses administered so far have been in Europe and North America, while many poorer countries have vaccinated less than than 1% of their populations...

Dalindyebo Shabalala 16 Apr 2021

Consumer convenience a competitive advantage in a connected world
Consumer convenience a competitive advantage in a connected worldArticle

Convenience is at the heart of what consumers expect from the products and services they use, says Teljoy CEO Jonathan Hurvitz...

Jonathan Hurvitz 13 Apr 2021

Shaping relevance in media coverage
Shaping relevance in media coverageArticle

"Media reach, brand mentions, media relations, investor relations, reputation management, broadcast interviews, growing a brand, crisis communications, publicity campaigns and media analysis are but a huge slice of what your company or brand may benefit by subscribing to media monitoring..."

12 Apr 2021

How women are locked out of Nigeria's construction industry
How women are locked out of Nigeria's construction industryArticle

In spite of past initiatives in many parts of the world to increase their participation in the construction industry at all levels, women remain a minority...

Richard Jimoh, Amina Nna Adamu, Luqman Oyekunle Oyewobi and Paul A. Bajere 12 Apr 2021

Dr Sindi van Zyl
RIP Dr Sindi van ZylArticle

Tributes are pouring in for Dr Sindi van Zyl. The much-loved healthcare activist, DJ and social media personality lost her battle to Covid-19 on 10 April...

12 Apr 2021

South African content making waves internationally, from Annie to Bafta nominations
South African content making waves internationally, from Annie to Bafta nominationsArticle

Moffie has a big weekend coming up: producer Jack Sidey is nominated for an Outstanding Debut Bafta (British Academy Film Awards) and the critically acclaimed war movie is being released in the USA at select cinemas and streaming platforms by IFC Films...

Issued by Showmax 9 Apr 2021

Bombay Sapphire on a mission to be world's most sustainable gin
Bombay Sapphire on a mission to be world's most sustainable ginArticle

Bombay Sapphire announced that all 10 of its botanical ingredients are on track to be certified sustainable in 2021...

Issued by OnPoint PR 9 Apr 2021

Finish renews partnership with WWF, donates R2.5m to support water conservation
Finish renews partnership with WWF, donates R2.5m to support water conservationArticle

Dishwasher detergent brand Finish is donating R2.5m between 2020 and 2021 to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to support water conservation...

8 Apr 2021

FoxP2 welcomes Sello Leshope as strategic planning director
FoxP2 welcomes Sello Leshope as strategic planning directorArticle

FoxP2 has brought Sello Leshop into its fold as strategic planning director effective from 1 April...

Issued by Dentsu 8 Apr 2021

Thirst Bar Services having a sensational season
Thirst Bar Services having a sensational seasonArticle

The last twelve months has seen Thirst Bar Services grow phenomenally, with them present at most of South Africa's premium events and offering a complete mobile bar solution which includes sushi, cocktails, premium coffee, smoothies and even mobile DJ's.

Issued by Thirst Bar Services 7 Apr 2021

Dr Tumi appears in court for fraud
Dr Tumi appears in court for fraudArticle

Gospel artist and medical doctor, Dr Tumi Makweya and his wife have been released on bail after being arrested for allegedly defrauding the National Lotteries Board (NLB)...

Onalenna Mhlongo 7 Apr 2021

Ebola virus virion. CDC/Cynthia Goldsmith
Ebola might be a chronic infection - but here's why we shouldn't panicArticle

Ebola is back in Guinea in West Africa, five years after the largest Ebola epidemic ever known ended...

Connor Bamford 1 Apr 2021

SA's Lukhanyo Mdingi nabs spot on 2021 LVMH Prize shortlist
SA's Lukhanyo Mdingi nabs spot on 2021 LVMH Prize shortlistArticle

Lukhanyo Mdingi is among the 20 designers from around the globe selected as semi-finalists for the 2021 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers...

1 Apr 2021

5 cold calling tips you can use to get meetings with anyone
5 cold calling tips you can use to get meetings with anyoneArticle

Cold calling may sound daunting but can yield great results when done right. This article gives five foolproof cold-calling tips that will get you meetings with anyone...

Issued by Orbeen 30 Mar 2021

Knowledge-sharing workshop explores equal representation in SA cities
Knowledge-sharing workshop explores equal representation in SA citiesArticle

Moving Cape Town from a colonial city into an equitable and celebrated multi-cultural future, so that all people may see their histories and memories represented, was the theme of a milestone knowledge-sharing workshop held on 27 March 2021...

30 Mar 2021

Cape artists protest against lack of government support
Cape artists protest against lack of government supportArticle

The National Arts Council says R68.4 million has been paid to 512 beneficiaries as part of Covid-19 relief. The steps outside the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town were a hive of activity on Saturday, with about 50 artists, musicians, dancers and puppeteers performing as part of ongoing protests.

Marecia Damons 30 Mar 2021

Record triumph for Woolworths Mature Gouda at SA Dairy Awards
Record triumph for Woolworths Mature Gouda at SA Dairy AwardsArticle

Lactalis South Africa's 10-months Mature Gouda, made especially for Woolworths, was once again crowned the South African Dairy Product of the Year...

29 Mar 2021

Hive Digital Shared Services partners with Conversion Rate Pros to offer a brand-new service to businesses
Hive Digital Shared Services partners with Conversion Rate Pros to offer a brand-new service to businessesArticle

Hive Digital Shared Services has partnered with Nick Wright of Conversion Rate Pros to offer a new service that will help businesses get the most out of their websites...

Issued by Spark Media 29 Mar 2021

Biz Press Office Quarterly: 10 ways to successfully start and manage a newsroom on Biz
Biz Press Office Quarterly: 10 ways to successfully start and manage a newsroom on BizArticle

A warm welcome and congratulations to the many companies who have opened or published via their Press Office Newsrooms so far this year....

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 29 Mar 2021

SABC, Openview enter into distribution agreement
SABC, Openview enter into distribution agreementArticle

eMedia Investments, the company behind free-to-air satellite service, Openview, and the SABC have announced a new distribution agreement that will enhance both companies in the free-to-air category of TV broadcasting...

28 Mar 2021

Professor Salim Abdool Karim
Abdool Karim steps downArticle

Professor Salim Abdool Karim has stepped down from Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) on Covid19, exactly one year after he accepted the chair of the committee, to resume his academic pursuits...

26 Mar 2021

TBCSA CEO awarded Karl Twiggs Floating Trophy
TBCSA CEO awarded Karl Twiggs Floating TrophyArticle

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa CEO, Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa was recognised for successfully spearheading the re-opening of the tourism industry in South Africa, following the extended national lockdown put in place by government in March 2020...

26 Mar 2021

#WorldTBDay2021: Adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV at increased risk
#WorldTBDay2021: Adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV at increased riskArticle

Adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV (APHIV) had a fourfold increased risk of tuberculosis (TB) disease despite access to antiretroviral therapy (ART)...

24 Mar 2021

Dr Mohammed Rassool, deputy director, and Dr Pauline Howell, senior medical officer, Clinical HIV Research Unit
#WorldTBDay2021: Dramatic strides in research, but with challengesArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the country's TB programme, and led to a decline in the diagnosis rate. Now it seems that the health system is seeing an increase in patients presenting with more advanced TB...

Mohammed Rassool & Pauline Howell 24 Mar 2021

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