Results for fire

News

Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by court
Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by courtArticle

Is it fair to dismiss an employee who came to work, knowing that he was exposed to Covid-19? Absolutely, said the Labour Court in a recent judgment (Eskort Limited v Stuurman Mogotsi and others). The court was not only critical of employees who act with scant regard for the health and safety of their colleagues and customers, but also cautioned employers to act more decisively in ensuring the health and safety of their staff.

Johan Botes 1 day ago

DBSA launches second edition of Youth Challenge
DBSA launches second edition of Youth ChallengeArticle

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has launched the second edition of the DBSA Youth Challenge...

1 day ago

How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforces
How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforcesArticle

With PoPIA soon coming into effect, are employees who use their personal devices for work purposes - and their employers - violating its rules? Potentially yes...

Sián Fields 2 days ago

Public arts festival (Un)Infecting the City to take place May and June
Public arts festival (Un)Infecting the City to take place May and JuneArticle

The University of Cape Town's (UCT) Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) will present Infecting the City, which has been renamed (Un)Infecting the City for this year, during May and June 2021.

2 days ago

#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 17: Our journey towards becoming unimportant
#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 17: Our journey towards becoming unimportantArticle

I used to have someone at Raizcorp who was really good at his job; let's call him Tshepo (not his real name). Tshepo was not only really good at his job, he was also incredibly loyal and willing to step in to help wherever help was needed...

Allon Raiz 3 days ago

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 days ago

Image source:
RES4Africa presents new study in support of SA energy reformArticle

RES4Africa Foundation, in cooperation with CESI S.p.A., has released the Fostering RE within an Independent Network System scenario...

30 Apr 2021

Google launches new scholarships for aspiring African developers - here's how to apply
Google launches new scholarships for aspiring African developers - here's how to applyArticle

The company also announced the opening of applications for the sixth class of the Google for Startups Accelerator Africa programme...

29 Apr 2021

All the 2021 Safta nominees
All the 2021 Safta nomineesArticle

The nominees for the 15th South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) have just been announced.

29 Apr 2021

Emerging hydrogen industry can help tackle climate change, but complex risks need managing
Emerging hydrogen industry can help tackle climate change, but complex risks need managingArticle

Hydrogen is predicted to play a leading role in the energy transition towards a low-carbon economy. As an alternative to fossil fuels like oil and coal, it could be key for tackling climate change in future...

29 Apr 2021

African countries reach tipping point for e-commerce adoption - PayU data
African countries reach tipping point for e-commerce adoption - PayU dataArticle

South Africa's m-commerce up 35%, Nigeria is Africa's biggest e-commerce market, and Kenya primed for massive growth...

28 Apr 2021

Binge Skemerdans: "The type of storytelling that South Africans have longed for"
Binge Skemerdans: "The type of storytelling that South Africans have longed for"Article

All 13 episodes of Skemerdans, a Cape Flats neo-noir murder mystery, are now available to binge on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 28 Apr 2021

AP
India's staggering Covid crisis could have been avoided. But the government dropped its guard too soonArticle

India reported 314,000 new cases of Covid-19 on 22 April, the highest-ever infection tally recorded by any country on a single day.

Pradeep Taneja & Azad Singh Bali 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

Urgent call for support following Charlotte Maxeke Hospital fire
Urgent call for support following Charlotte Maxeke Hospital fireArticle

The Smile Foundation has launched a fundraising campaign in support of the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital following the fire that broke out earlier this month...

23 Apr 2021

Shutterstock
More coal-fired power or 100% renewables? For the next few decades, both paths are wrongArticle

The big question facing Australia's National Electricity Market is how to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 without disrupted energy supplies or skyrocketing prices....

22 Apr 2021

Technology to drive SA agriculture toward sustainability
Technology to drive SA agriculture toward sustainabilityArticle

Technology and the introduction of high-impact technological solutions has proven to be an enabler in assisting farmers and stakeholders in addressing and alleviating climate change challenges...

22 Apr 2021

Courage under fire: How marketers and agencies made lemonade
Courage under fire: How marketers and agencies made lemonadeArticle

The old adage talks about how to react when life gives you lemons - but under circumstances unseen in our lifetime, what do you do when life hands you a pandemic?

Johanna McDowell 22 Apr 2021

Covid-19 economic impact failed to put brakes on climate change - WMO report
Covid-19 economic impact failed to put brakes on climate change - WMO reportArticle

The Covid-19-related economic slowdown failed to put the brakes on climate change drivers and accelerating impacts according to a new report by the WMO...

22 Apr 2021

Why are South Africans afraid to vaccinate?
Why are South Africans afraid to vaccinate?Article

Conspiracy theories on social media are stoking the fires of fear around the Covid-19 inoculation...

22 Apr 2021

Can machine learning improve road safety and traffic management?
Can machine learning improve road safety and traffic management?Article

Sanral's Technical Innovation Hub (TIH) is currently exploring how machine learning can be used to improve road safety, reduce congestion and inform infrastructure development...

20 Apr 2021

Can your side hustle get you fired?
Can your side hustle get you fired?Article

Relying on a single income may prove unfeasible, but before getting that side hustle off the ground, employees must know what their employment contract states...

20 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

Image: Twitter
Contingency plans for Charlotte Maxeke patientsArticle

The Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital (CMJAH) has put various measures in place to ensure patients still receive care with minimal disruption...

20 Apr 2021

Tesla with 'no one' driving crashes, killing two passengers
Tesla with 'no one' driving crashes, killing two passengersArticle

A 2019 Tesla Model S vehicle that 'no one' appeared to be driving crashed late Saturday in the United States...

19 Apr 2021

Emergency relief efforts for Rhodes Memorial, UCT fire under way - here's how to help
Emergency relief efforts for Rhodes Memorial, UCT fire under way - here's how to helpArticle

Emergency relief efforts are under way in Cape Town after a runaway fire destroyed parts of the Rhodes Memorial restaurant and caused unknown damage to...

Sindy Peters 19 Apr 2021

NJ Ayuk, executive chairman, African Energy Chamber
Greenpeace and Western anti-Africa energy groups take the wrong approachArticle

If someone were to put me on the spot and ask me to name an environmentalist group, I'd probably blurt out the first thing that comes to mind, Greenpeace...

NJ Ayuk 19 Apr 2021

#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 15: The lazy vision statement
#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 15: The lazy vision statementArticle

Let's be honest. At the beginning of our entrepreneurial journeys, the first few months, if not years, are just about making month-end...

Allon Raiz 19 Apr 2021

Photo supplied
Will gold stand up as a safe investment bet in the future?Article

Gold hit a low of $1,469 in mid-March last year before appreciating to a value of around $2,000 an ounce in August. This was the result of two catalysts...

Fred Razak 19 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

E-commerce website options in South Africa
E-commerce website options in South AfricaArticle

We asked professional web developer Felix Norton and e-commerce expert Warrick Kernes for some tips! Here's how to build a successful South African e-commerce site...

Issued by xneelo 16 Apr 2021

Resignation or dismissal? Be aware of what you say...
Resignation or dismissal? Be aware of what you say...Article

The employment relationship involves two parties - the employer and the employee - and accordingly there are three possible ways in which this relationship can end, or terminate...

Bradley Workman-Davies 15 Apr 2021

Suidoosterfees to stage productions at Artscape
Suidoosterfees to stage productions at ArtscapeArticle

The Suidoosterfees will stage several productions at the Artscape in Cape Town from 26 April to 2 May 2021. Strict Covid-19 protocols are in place and theatregoers will be able to enjoy shows in a safe environment.

14 Apr 2021

Big spike in ransomware attacks calls for adoption of backup-as-a-service
Big spike in ransomware attacks calls for adoption of backup-as-a-serviceArticle

Cybersecurity attacks are on the rise, meaning that dealing with security risks is an ongoing journey for enterprises...

Kate Mollett 14 Apr 2021

Why companies should encourage and not victimise whistle-blowers
Why companies should encourage and not victimise whistle-blowersArticle

Companies should be actively encouraging employees to blow the whistle on corporate issues, ethics or concerning behaviour, without fear of risk or harassment, because an effective whistle-blowing programme is of immense value to the business...

13 Apr 2021

#TheFutureofMeasurement: Part 2: A world without cookies? What next?
#TheFutureofMeasurement: Part 2: A world without cookies? What next?Article

The second part of this series explores a future without cookies and looks at how we can prepare for it...

Andrew Smit & Jade Arenstein 12 Apr 2021

All the winners from the Baftas 2021
All the winners from the Baftas 2021Article

Promising Young Woman and Nomadland were among the big winners at the Baftas 2021. The EE British Academy Film Awards took place the weekend of 10 and 11 April 2021...

12 Apr 2021

Credit: Getty
Why you should expect more Suez-like supply chain disruptions and shortages at your local grocery storeArticle

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

The dawn of an opt in culture demands changing marketing models
The dawn of an opt in culture demands changing marketing modelsArticle

Is the rise of the opting in culture eating into the reach of the 'niche'? Will a more mature view of personal information protection eclipse the right target, at the wrong time and place?...

Issued by Kriel & Co 12 Apr 2021

How online marketing is shifting through data privacy
How online marketing is shifting through data privacyArticle

You can get away with delaying a customer's package, cancelling services and delivering a substandard product, but if you compromise a customer's data, you will probably lose the client...

Craig Lebrau 8 Apr 2021

How telematics can improve e-commerce in SA during Covid-19
How telematics can improve e-commerce in SA during Covid-19Article

With more people choosing online as their preferred shopping channel, now would be the right time for the e-commerce sector to adopt telematics technology...

Justin Manson 8 Apr 2021

Climate change will be more disruptive than the Covid-19 pandemic
Climate change will be more disruptive than the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

The strong consensus of opinion in the scientific community is that the climate is changing, and global temperatures are rising...

Lisa Pines 8 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

Motor warranty vs service plan vs car insurance: What's the difference?
Motor warranty vs service plan vs car insurance: What's the difference?Article

A motor warranty, a service plan and a maintenance plan each cover various vehicle functions and materials, while car insurance is a completely separate cover type...

Issued by Dotsure 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

F&A in a new era of work: 5 trends and takeaways for the C-suite
F&A in a new era of work: 5 trends and takeaways for the C-suiteArticle

As we near the end of the first quarter of 2021, we analyse the rollercoaster ride that was 2020 and how it reshaped the F&A space during an unprecedented financial year...

Issued by Monetary Library 1 Apr 2021

Primedia beats Prasa in decade-long court case
Primedia beats Prasa in decade-long court caseArticle

There finally appears to be justice in a case that was repeatedly delayed by Prasa and the Umjanji Consortium...

James Stent 1 Apr 2021

Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sector
Cybersecurity is key during digital transformation in the financial services sectorArticle

The financial services landscape is changing quickly as banks face increasing competition from technology-based financial services...

Sarthak Rohal 31 Mar 2021

#OnTheBigScreen: Come Away, Nobody and Extinct
#OnTheBigScreen: Come Away, Nobody and ExtinctArticle

Films entering the South African box office, this weekend, include Come Away, Nobody and Extinct.

Daniel Dercksen 30 Mar 2021

Next >
Let's do Biz