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How HelloFCB+ and Fuelcontent collaborated to help Ninety One create financial advertising for a world of change
How HelloFCB+ and Fuelcontent collaborated to help Ninety One create financial advertising for a world of changeArticle

Ninety One is one of those rare companies that actually do what it says on the box - Investing for a World of Change. And their brand new TVC (aptly titled "Change Changes") is more than just a testament to this philosophy...

Issued by Nahana Communications Group 2 days ago

Former Sars auditors arrested in R321m tax evasion scheme
Former Sars auditors arrested in R321m tax evasion schemeArticle

Two former South African Revenue Service (Sars) auditors, have been arrested for alleged tax evasion worth approximately R321m...

12 May 2021

#MusicExchange: Steve Louw releases new album Headlight Dreams
#MusicExchange: Steve Louw releases new album Headlight DreamsArticle

It's hard to believe the last music we heard from Steve Louw arrived seven long years ago. With the wait now finally over, fans right around the world are already embracing the pop-rock icon's return with arms wide open.

Martin Myers 11 May 2021

SA can prevent payments fraud crippling businesses, local municipalities
SA can prevent payments fraud crippling businesses, local municipalitiesArticle

Technology can be a powerful tool against the fraud and corruption plunging South Africa's municipalities and businesses into financial crisis...

Ryan Mer 6 May 2021

As press freedom continues to struggle in Kenya, alternatives keep hope alive
As press freedom continues to struggle in Kenya, alternatives keep hope aliveArticle

As we mark World Press Freedom Day 2021, let us remember that 2020 was terrible for the press in many parts of the world...

Wambui Wamunyu 3 May 2021

R4.8m Covid-19 contract declared unlawful
R4.8m Covid-19 contract declared unlawfulArticle

A R4.8 million contract awarded by the OR Tambo District Municipality to Phathilizwi Training Institute to conduct a Covid-19 door-to-door campaign has been declared unlawful and invalid by the Special Tribunal...

30 Apr 2021

Kusile Power Station
Lomas arrested in Eskom corruption caseArticle

Former Eskom contractor, Michael Lomas, was arrested by the United Kingdom authorities on 15 April in connection with R745m Kusile power station corruption case...

26 Apr 2021

IAPF seizes record number of elephant tusks during 2021 so far
IAPF seizes record number of elephant tusks during 2021 so farArticle

During the first three months of 2021, the International Anti-Poaching Foundation (IAPF) has seized 62 elephant tusks compared to 90 for the whole of last year...

26 Apr 2021

KZN pupil faces the music for bullying
KZN pupil faces the music for bullyingArticle

The Mahlabathini Magistrates Court in KwaZulu-Natal has slapped a pupil with a community-based sentence of 12 months, after she was convicted of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm...

21 Apr 2021

SA's maritime enforcement laws can be a lifeline for shipping creditors
SA's maritime enforcement laws can be a lifeline for shipping creditorsArticle

According to Lana Stockton, partner in the shipping, aviation and logistics practice of law firm, Bowmans, the country's progressive maritime enforcement legislation presents a final opportunity to seek real enforcement of international arbitration awards...

21 Apr 2021

UCT campus evacuated, classes suspended after fire guts library
UCT campus evacuated, classes suspended after fire guts libraryArticle

UCT's library has been destroyed and students evacuated after the fire that started on the slopes of Table Mountain near Rhodes Memorial yesterday spread onto the Rondebosch campus...

Shan Radcliffe 19 Apr 2021

Gold is key to the economic survival of millions of Ghanaians. Knut-Erik Helle/Flickr, CC BY-NC
Ghana needs to rethink its small scale mining strategy. Here's howArticle

Ghana is among the top two gold producers in Africa. . What has caught little attention, however, is the fact that more than 35% of total gold output in Ghana comes from artisanal and small-scale miners...

Richard Kwaku Kumah 16 Apr 2021

Cathy Dreyer appointed new head ranger for Kruger National Park
Cathy Dreyer appointed new head ranger for Kruger National ParkArticle

Cathy Dreyer has been appointed the first-ever female head ranger at the Kruger National Park (KNP). She starts her new position on 1 May 2021...

14 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

Australian mining executive Mark Caruso, in the snake-skin boots, at a community meeting in Lutzville in February 2019. Archive photo: John Yeld
Aussie mining company fires Mark Caruso as CEOArticle

Australian venture capitalist Mark Caruso, who is suing six South Africans for alleged defamation relating to his mining interests in the country, has been fired...

6 Apr 2021

Attorney arrested in SAPS branding case
Attorney arrested in SAPS branding caseArticle

Pretoria-based attorney, Reshay Ramsamy Naidoo, has been released on bail for his alleged role in the multi-million rand SAPS branding corruption case...

25 Mar 2021

Department of Home Affairs flouts court orders, year after year
Department of Home Affairs flouts court orders, year after yearArticle

Nearly two years have passed since the Department of Home Affairs promised to open a Cape Town Refugee Reception Office (CTRRO) once again...

Tariro Washinyira 23 Mar 2021

Iconic Tractor site selected for global environmental project Converse City Forests
Iconic Tractor site selected for global environmental project Converse City ForestsArticle

Tractor Outdoor recently partnered with Converse in the Cape Town extension of its global environmental project Converse City Forests in Kloof Street...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 23 Mar 2021

Public trust in the media is at a new low: a radical rethink of journalism is needed
Public trust in the media is at a new low: a radical rethink of journalism is neededArticle

A recent report by an independent panel on the ethics and credibility of South Africa's news media makes for worrying reading...

Herman Wasserman 24 Feb 2021

Police seize unregistered medicines at OR Tambo International Airport
Police seize unregistered medicines at OR Tambo International AirportArticle

The South African Police Service (SAPS) this week seized unregistered medicines worth a market value of R126 million at the OR Tambo International Airport...

19 Feb 2021

2020 matric exam not compromised, report finds
2020 matric exam not compromised, report findsArticle

The 2020 combined matric examination was not compromised, while the leaks were only limited to a small group...

15 Feb 2021

Work can be a violent experience for Zimbabwe's forest rangers
Work can be a violent experience for Zimbabwe's forest rangersArticle

As cases of poaching rise across Africa's protected areas, some governments have responded with a military approach to nature conservation...

Tafadzwa Mushonga 10 Feb 2021

Medical practice: The minefield of saving lives
Medical practice: The minefield of saving livesArticle

The recent move to charge a medical practitioner with murder rather than culpable homicide for the death of a patient after surgery is alarming, because it could deter innovation and new entrants to the profession...

Merlita Kennedy & Jared Ishmael 5 Feb 2021

H&M probes harassment at Indian factory after female worker's killing
H&M probes harassment at Indian factory after female worker's killingArticle

Fashion retailer H&M said on Tuesday it would investigate reports of sexual harassment at a supplier's factory in southern India following the death of a female employee...

Anuradha Nagaraj 3 Feb 2021

Rhino poaching declines in 2020
Rhino poaching declines in 2020Article

South Africa saw a marked decline of 33% in rhino poaching during 2020...

1 Feb 2021

Pandemic 'jet fuel' for online retail
Pandemic 'jet fuel' for online retailArticle

While online shopping in South Africa was already seeing noteworthy gains before Covid-19 hit, the past 10 months has seen it go through the roof...

Issued by imagineNATION Alliance 29 Jan 2021

Mosadi Kwele speaks at a community meeting held on 19 January 2020, while Itumeleng Nyaka holds the megaphone. Like many others at the meeting, Kwele says Ikwezi Vanadium must respond to the community’s queries before continuing with mining activities at Haakdoornfontein farm. Photo: Masego Mafata
Community and mining company clash over vanadium-rich landArticle

Tensions are high between the villagers in Mononono in North West Province and mining company Ikwezi Vanadium after at least seven people were injured, some seriously, in protests since December 2020...

Masego Mafata 28 Jan 2021

The presumption of innocence - illustrated: Navigating through complex layers of legal data to provide legal answersArticle

Any discussion about presumptions in law would be incomplete without mentioning the presumption of innocence...

John de Villiers, Issued by LexisNexis 26 Jan 2021

Why healthy food and its local production should be part of the Covid-19 response
Why healthy food and its local production should be part of the Covid-19 responseArticle

Covid-19 is deepening global food insecurity, as the pandemic's economic impact adds to existing challenges...

Jules Siedenburg and John Paul Cauchi 26 Jan 2021

Litigation consultant, Zolile Shude, (far right) is concerned about the repeated postponement of the trial of five men who allegedly took part in attacks on people opposed to the Xolobeni Mineral Sands Project on the Wild Coast in December 2015. He is pictured here with victims and family members. Photo: Fred Kockott
Trial will shed light on Wild Coast violenceArticle

A trial related to an outbreak of violence over the Xolobeni Mineral Sands Project looks set to expose deep and bitter divisions in the Amadiba community on the Wild Coast...

Fred Kockott 25 Jan 2021

Restaurant managers arrested for selling alcohol
Restaurant managers arrested for selling alcoholArticle

Gauteng police have confirmed the arrest of three managers of popular restaurants in Sandton and Silverton for selling liquor to patrons, in contravention to the Disaster Management Act and Covid-19 level three lockdown regulations...

18 Jan 2021

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Curbing drunk driving in the logistics industry requires regulatory support and enforcementArticle

Alcohol-related vehicle accidents cause thousands of injuries and fatalities every year, and in the transport and logistics sector can also lead to stock loss, damaged reputation and massive collateral damage...

Rhys Evans 14 Jan 2021

Covid-19 conspiracy theorists burn and destroy 5G towers in KZN
Covid-19 conspiracy theorists burn and destroy 5G towers in KZNArticle

Three 5G telecommunication towers belonging to Vodacom and MTN in KwaZulu-Natal have been burnt and essentially destroyed by conspiracy theorists believing the emergence of the new generation of technology to be linked with Covid-19...

8 Jan 2021

#OnTheBigScreen: Promising Young Woman and Met Opera livestreams
#OnTheBigScreen: Promising Young Woman and Met Opera livestreamsArticle

Only one film enters the South African box office this week: arresting, blackly comedic quasi-thriller for the #MeToo age, Promising Young Woman. And if you're opting to stay home, this weekend, there are more livestreams from the Met Opera in New York...

Daniel Dercksen 8 Jan 2021

Fighting HIV and Aids in times of Covid-19
Fighting HIV and Aids in times of Covid-19Article

World Aids Day is marked on 1st December every year to raise awareness about the disease. The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/Aids (UNAids) is the UN entity tasked with fighting HIV infections, discrimination and Aids-related deaths...

31 Dec 2020

SA moves to Level 3 of lockdown
SA moves to Level 3 of lockdownArticle

In a move to curb the spread of Covid-19, South Africa has moved to adjusted Level 3 from Level 1 with immediate effect, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday evening, 28 December...

29 Dec 2020

RIP Naufal Khan
RIP Naufal KhanArticle

Journalist, writer, editor and founder of South African-based digital Indian news service Indian Spice, Naufal Khan died of surgery complications on Sunday, 20 December after a long illness...

23 Dec 2020

#BizTrends2021: The value shift - how the travel customer has changed
#BizTrends2021: The value shift - how the travel customer has changedArticle

For those of us who work in the travel industry, we know that travel as we knew and loved it, is over. As consumers grapple with uncertainty during this time, their purchasing behaviour has become more erratic and quite frankly almost impossible to predict...

Natalia Rosa 21 Dec 2020

The pandemic that stole Christmas
The pandemic that stole ChristmasArticle

Ovatoyou ran two surveys during lockdown to gain a clear read on how we've fared during the pandemic and where to from here. Founding director Amanda Reekie unpacks the key findings...

Issued by imagineNATION Alliance 14 Dec 2020

Egg aims to disrupt SA retail's status quo
Egg aims to disrupt SA retail's status quoArticle

"The world is not as it was, and neither is retail. A new approach was needed that challenged the status quo and offered a way for local brands to be seen and bring excitement back to shopping malls..."

Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Dec 2020

Credit: Fernando Latorre via Pixabay
Liquor traders called to adhere to Covid-19 regulationsArticle

Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Nomalungelo Gina has made a clarion call to liquor traders to adhere to Covid-19 regulations in order to arrest the second wave of the pandemic...

8 Dec 2020

Bushiri extradition request served on Malawi authorities
Bushiri extradition request served on Malawi authoritiesArticle

The Justice and Correctional Services Ministry has kick-started the process to extradite fugitives Shepard and Mary Bushiri who escaped the country while facing criminal charges...

7 Dec 2020

National rewrite of leaked Maths and Physical Sciences papers
National rewrite of leaked Maths and Physical Sciences papersArticle

For the first time in the country's history, matriculants will sit for a national rewrite of two examination papers after they were leaked...

7 Dec 2020

Practical steps for the handling and presentation of evidenceArticle

The correct investigation, gathering and analysis of evidence is important for ensuring that justice is served and it is incumbent upon frontline law enforcement professionals to process and manage evidence correctly in order for it to hold up in court...

Issued by LexisNexis 4 Dec 2020

Relief for asylum seekers following Scalabrini judgment
Relief for asylum seekers following Scalabrini judgmentArticle

Home Affairs has been interdicted from implementing certain provisions of the Refugees Act and new Regulations (both implemented on 1 January 2020), which sought to return asylum seekers back to their home country where they could face detention without trial, rape, torture, or death, merely because he or she was a month late in renewing a visa...

2 Dec 2020

Man nabbed for leaked Maths paper
Man nabbed for leaked Maths paperArticle

The Hawks have arrested a 31-year-old man in connection to the leaked Mathematics Paper 2 exam...

1 Dec 2020

Craig Hills
Corruption blitz highlights importance of KYC, FICArticle

Over 100 people have been arrested in South Africa's corruption crackdown in 2020 and it's of particular interest to note that many of these cases involve allegations of money laundering and fraud.

Craig Hills 1 Dec 2020

Cape Town attorney sentenced for R24m RAF fraud
Cape Town attorney sentenced for R24m RAF fraudArticle

A former Cape Town attorney has been handed a 12-year prison sentence for 16 fraudulent Road Accident Fund (RAF) claims worth over R24 million...

1 Dec 2020

SA missed its opportunity during lockdown to turn the tide on GBV pandemic
SA missed its opportunity during lockdown to turn the tide on GBV pandemicArticle

While President Cyril Ramaphosa has described violence against women and girls as the second pandemic, with Covid-19 being the first, civil society leaders say they respectfully disagree...

25 Nov 2020

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