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Can the Labour Court determine review proceedings of a liquidated company?
Can the Labour Court determine review proceedings of a liquidated company?Article

In a recent judgment, the Labour Court found that it did not have jurisdiction to determine review proceedings for a liquidated company if the person who instituted the legal proceedings failed to deliver the necessary notice to the liquidators...

Nivaani Moodley, Shane Johnson, Cameron Rajoo, Julian Jones and Caellyn Eedes 12 hours ago

Newly launched TelkomOne Ignite offers free educational content
Newly launched TelkomOne Ignite offers free educational contentArticle

The Telkom Foundation today announced the launch of Ignite - the new educational extension of its video streaming platform, TelkomOne - allowing high school students free access to STEM-based content...

13 hours ago

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 1 day ago

Breaking down the early media reactions to Samsung's 2021 Neo QLED lineup
Breaking down the early media reactions to Samsung's 2021 Neo QLED lineupArticle

Earlier this year, Samsung debuted its 2021 Neo QLED lineup. Leading business and consumer technology publications have already awarded the lineup top honours...

Issued by Samsung South Africa 1 day ago

High-tech multimedia centre for special needs students opens at Vhembe TVET College
High-tech multimedia centre for special needs students opens at Vhembe TVET CollegeArticle

The MTN SA Foundation has launched a state-of-the-art multimedia centre for students with disabilities at Vhembe TVET in Makwarele Campus, Limpopo...

2 days ago

Logistics, supply chains sectors could play crucial role in rebuilding SA economy
Logistics, supply chains sectors could play crucial role in rebuilding SA economyArticle

As much as finding new ways to do business will play a key role in South Africa's economic turnaround strategy, for the country to emerge from the years-long slump exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic it will need to further invest in its cornerstone industries...

2 days ago

The geotechnical challenge of building on dolomite in Gauteng
The geotechnical challenge of building on dolomite in GautengArticle

A common concern in construction within Gauteng is the possibility of building on dolomite. While many structural engineers are aware of the potential hazards...

Kim Timm 2 days ago

#OrchidsandOnions: Rescue dogs in fashion
#OrchidsandOnions: Rescue dogs in fashionArticle

Two Orchids: Claw photo shoot captures beauty and yearning; PR agency SWM gets Onion for poor copy...

Brendan Seery 28 Apr 2021

NWU's Mahikeng Campus Science Centre receives another mobile lab
NWU's Mahikeng Campus Science Centre receives another mobile labArticle

The Science Centre on the North-West University's (NWU's) Mahikeng Campus recently received its second state-of-the-art mobile science laboratory, courtesy of the Sasol Foundation...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 28 Apr 2021

Welcome to extended reality or XR
Welcome to extended reality or XRArticle

Just as brands are coming to terms with the various realities that is AR , VR and MR, extended reality or XR has joined the mix to keep us on our toes by ensuring brand offerings are optimised even further...

Shaune Jordaan 26 Apr 2021

How organisations can stay future fit
How organisations can stay future fitArticle

Even before Covid-19, businesses faced increasing pressure to focus on transformation, but after the disruptions of the last year, the pandemic has presented organisations with new challenges to adapt to...

23 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

Aspiring engineers given a lifeline at CUT
Aspiring engineers given a lifeline at CUTArticle

One avenue of funding available to aspiring engineers who are classified among the 'missing middle' is through a partnership between ISFAP and CUT...

Issued by SAICA 22 Apr 2021

Ikateleng helping students get distinctions
Ikateleng helping students get distinctionsArticle

Sabata Abram Mafobokoane, who was part of the Ikateleng initiative in 2020, made headlines after attaining eight distinctions for his National Senior Certificate...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 21 Apr 2021

Last chance to apply for these 9 bursaries
Last chance to apply for these 9 bursariesArticle

For students who have not secured tertiary study funding for the 2021 or 2022 academic year, here are nine bursaries you could apply for - all closing on 30 April 2021...

20 Apr 2021

The link between industrial engineering and the agricultural sector
The link between industrial engineering and the agricultural sectorArticle

Very few of the industrial engineering graduates in South Africa are employed in the agricultural industry. NWU's Teresa Hattingh has taken it upon herself to change this...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 20 Apr 2021

International Zinc Association looks to re-galvanise local zinc industry
International Zinc Association looks to re-galvanise local zinc industryArticle

The R100bn Infrastructure Fund is good news for the Africa desk of the International Zinc Association (IZA), according to its head Simon Norton...

19 Apr 2021

Behind the scenes at South Africa's top mobile app development company
Behind the scenes at South Africa's top mobile app development companyArticle

Codehesion recently moved into new offices in Southdowns to accommodate its rapid growth over the last 12 months...

Issued by Codehesion 14 Apr 2021

Carrying weapons during strike action can get you dismissed
Carrying weapons during strike action can get you dismissedArticle

The Labour Appeal Court has ruled that employees can be dismissed for carrying weapons during a strike and it is reasonable to expect them to know that this is a dismissible offence...

Lizle Louw, Shane Johnson and Justin de Wet 14 Apr 2021

Heineken SA appoints two new management team members
Heineken SA appoints two new management team membersArticle

Heineken South Africa has announced the appointment of two new management team members: Joy van Heerden has joined as digital and technology director while Vinicius Genio de Almeida will lead supply chain at the local office...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 14 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Sonja Jansen van Rensburg, chief communications officer, Zutari
#BehindtheBrandManager: Sonja Jansen van Rensburg, chief communications officer, ZutariArticle

In October 2019, the owners of Aurecon Africa decided to demerge from the global Aurecon business and set course for a purely African business focus...

Sindy Peters 14 Apr 2021

#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry
#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industryArticle

South African startup BlueAvo has been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2021

Telcos are preparing to secure the new wave of 5G connectivity, survey finds
Telcos are preparing to secure the new wave of 5G connectivity, survey findsArticle

Most telcos are also taking steps to secure key aspects of their 5G networks, such as implementing security network slicing, APIs, and more...

7 Apr 2021

Driving economic growth in Africa through digital transformation - Africa Tech Week
Driving economic growth in Africa through digital transformation - Africa Tech WeekArticle

On 5 and 6 May, Topco Media and partners will be presenting a robust networking experience aimed at kick-starting economic growth in Africa, using technology...

Issued by Topco Media 7 Apr 2021

Radisson RED Rosebank puts out team recruitment call ahead of June opening
Radisson RED Rosebank puts out team recruitment call ahead of June openingArticle

The hotel, on track to open its doors in June, is ready to recruit with over 40 roles available...

6 Apr 2021

SA's Pegasus Vertical Business Jet gets ready for lift-off
SA's Pegasus Vertical Business Jet gets ready for lift-offArticle

The Pegasus Vertical Business Jet is entering its next phase with two quarter-scale models to be ready for testing and engineering by May 2021...

Issued by The Publicity Workshop 1 Apr 2021

Marching to an African beat
Marching to an African beatArticle

The strong and bold rhythm of Africa is the emotive marching drum that has followed humanity from its cradle at the southern end of the continent to its rise in dominance over this world...

Edward Herridge 1 Apr 2021

Polihali Western Access Roads project in Lesotho
Innovative thinking needed to kickstart infrastructure developmentArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa stated that the R100bn Infrastructure Fund, aimed at revitalising South Africa's battered economy, will blend resources from the fiscus with financing from the private sector and development institutions...

31 Mar 2021

Maker spaces give engineers and designers the tools to build low-cost medical equipment using locally available materials.
Brandon Martin, Rice University, CC BY-NC-ND
'Frugal design' brings medical innovations to communities that lack resources during the pandemicArticle

Dr Msandeni Chiume Kayuni found herself in the middle of a supply crisis as Covid-19 spread to Africa in April 2020...

Rebecca Richards-Kortum & Theresa Mkandawire 31 Mar 2021

For now, only those who can afford it will be able to escape the power cuts. Shutterstock/ Arnold Petersen
Why South Africa's electricity blackouts are set to continue for the next five yearsArticle

South Africa is once more experiencing periodic power cuts. These typically take the form of scheduled supply interruptions, for two to four hours a day, whenever the country's electricity system is overloaded.

31 Mar 2021

Empowering manufacturers to act more like retailers
Empowering manufacturers to act more like retailersArticle

Not only did the pandemic cause local manufacturing output to drop by nearly 50%, manufacturers also faced a squeeze from retailers looking to provide the best possible value to customers...

Greg Gatherer 30 Mar 2021

Bank of Lisbon demolition
Demolition is a critical part of the construction cycleArticle

Demolition is a highly structured and technically complex process from an engineering, logistical and health and safety perspective...

30 Mar 2021

People walking next to traffic in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city.
Photo by Kola Sulaimon/AFP via Getty Images
People living in African urban settings do a lot of walking: but their cities aren't walkableArticle

Walking remains the main mode of transport in many sub-Saharan African cities, especially among low-income residents in informal settlements. Yet, it is well acknowledged that walking conditions in African cities are unsafe...

Seth Asare Okyere, Daniel Oviedo, Louis Kusi Frimpong, Mariajose Nieto & Michihiro Kita 29 Mar 2021

NWU rewards exceptional lecturers
NWU rewards exceptional lecturersArticle

The North-West University (NWU) celebrated the torchbearers of its teaching excellence during a virtual event...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 29 Mar 2021

Restorative justice lies at the heart of how we ought to think about water management
Restorative justice lies at the heart of how we ought to think about water managementArticle

World Water Week, which took place between 15 and 22 March 2021, provides an opportunity to rethink where we are as a nation. It provides an opportunity to re-evaluate our journey...

Professor Anthony Turton 26 Mar 2021

NWU competition discovers and develops next generation of female engineers
NWU competition discovers and develops next generation of female engineersArticle

Are you a high school girl looking at the world around you and imagining ways in which you can make it better? You may be part of the next generation of female engineers...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 25 Mar 2021

New tool released to fight corruption
New tool released to fight corruptionArticle

Corruption Watch (CW) selected Bluegrass Digital, an innovative software engineering company, to develop the new Veza platform...

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 25 Mar 2021

How Covid-19 has changed our thinking
How Covid-19 has changed our thinkingArticle

How could we foresee the potential devastation that a global pandemic would create? Covid has been a bitter learning curve and forced us to think deeply about the future needs for healthcare services...

Issued by Strategic Business Services 19 Mar 2021

Instagram Lite to roll out to sub-Saharan Africa and other emerging markets
Instagram Lite to roll out to sub-Saharan Africa and other emerging marketsArticle

A new version of Instagram Lite for Android will soon be available in sub-Saharan Africa and other emerging markets...

19 Mar 2021

Growing water crisis needs a collaborative solution
Growing water crisis needs a collaborative solutionArticle

In just the last five years South Africa has faced two of the biggest challenges imaginable. We are in the midst of a once-in-a-century pandemic and...

Michael Franze 19 Mar 2021

Innovations on the Nile over millennia offer lessons in engineering sustainable futures
Innovations on the Nile over millennia offer lessons in engineering sustainable futuresArticle

Africa is the continent most vulnerable to the impact of climate change. That's largely because many of its people and governments are too poor to do what's needed...

Mike Muller 19 Mar 2021

How small businesses can tackle the loadshedding dilemma
How small businesses can tackle the loadshedding dilemmaArticle

Small businesses have little hope of surviving the economic impact of the pandemic, if they at the same time have to worry about having reliable access to electricity....

18 Mar 2021

Regent Business School pays tribute to healthcare workers with limited study offer
Regent Business School pays tribute to healthcare workers with limited study offerArticle

In the run up to World Health Day on 7 April 2021, Regent Business School has halved the cost of its Higher Certificate in Healthcare Services Management...

Issued by Regent Business School 17 Mar 2021

How Covid-19 has prompted an unprecedented global giving culture
How Covid-19 has prompted an unprecedented global giving cultureArticle

Covid-19 has laid bare the social divide. It's also prompted an unprecedented global giving culture, says Neptal Khoza, head: corporate social investment at Capitec Bank...

17 Mar 2021

New Lanseria Smart City just 'papering over the cracks'
New Lanseria Smart City just 'papering over the cracks'Article

According to Paragon Group director Henning Rasmuss, the new Lanseria Smart City revealed during this year's SONA is just 'papering over the cracks'...

16 Mar 2021

How wheat straw, mango peels could be used for renewable food packaging
How wheat straw, mango peels could be used for renewable food packagingArticle

Wheat straw and mango peels that are normally disposed of in landfills or used as manure and animal feed could potentially be used in the development of renewable, biodegradable and non-toxic active food packaging that could help keep products fresher for longer...

15 Mar 2021

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Offshore wind energy could help solve SA's energy woesArticle

It's time for South Africa to tap into its abundant offshore wind energy resources to overcome its reliance on coal, an ageing infrastructure and to help address future electricity shortages...

15 Mar 2021

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