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Have your say on GBV Bills
Have your say on GBV BillsArticle

Parliament has urged all South Africans to participate in the public consultation process to strengthen the current draft legislation dealing with gender-based violence (GBV)...

2 days ago

While repo rate breathes life into residential property, commercial sector remains subdued
While repo rate breathes life into residential property, commercial sector remains subduedArticle

The sounds emanating from the property market in recent months seem to point to two almost totally different worlds...

John Loos 2 days ago

Why VDP applications really must be 'voluntary'
Why VDP applications really must be 'voluntary'Article

Voluntary Disclosure Programme (VDP) applications have been a permanent part of our law since 2012. The essence of a VDP application is that a taxpayer is incentivised to disclose to Sars a tax default by being granted some relief from the consequences of their default...

Graeme Palmer 2 days ago

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How the social impact of remittances is aiding wellbeing in developing countriesArticle

As developing nations reel from the impact of the novel coronavirus and national lockdowns, communities and households are seeing their collective resilience and wellbeing put to a rigorous test...

Andy Jury 2 days ago

Can foreigners own property in South Africa?
Can foreigners own property in South Africa?Article

Foreigners may purchase and own immovable property in South Africa without any restrictions, as foreigners are generally subject to the same laws as South African nationals...

Issued by Abrahams & Gross 3 days ago

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor. Image: Wikipedia
SA commits to global socio-economic developmentArticle

Despite the debilitating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, South Africa remains committed to promoting the well-being, socio-economic development and upliftment of the country's people...

3 days ago

Basa expands scope of Scale-Up phase 2 partnered by RMB
Basa expands scope of Scale-Up phase 2 partnered by RMBArticle

Business and Arts South Africa NPC (Basa), in partnership with Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), is expanding the scope of its Scale-Up Programme, with the addition of phase two, which includes a mentorship and funding component...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 3 days ago

Google and FAO launch new big data tool, Earth Map
Google and FAO launch new big data tool, Earth MapArticle

Google and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has developed a new tool anyone, anywhere can access to obtain multidimensional maps and statistics showing key climate and environmental trends wherever they are...

3 days ago

Residential property shift sees sellers extend buying pool internationally
Residential property shift sees sellers extend buying pool internationallyArticle

With no international travel permitted during the Covid-19 lockdown, properties in sought-after areas such as Camp's Bay and the Atlantic seaboard are now listed at a steal, says Grant Smee, MD of Only Realty...

16 Sep 2020

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Locals must lead the way to African scientific capacity and solutionsArticle

Africa bears a disproportionately high burden of globally significant diseases. But the continent has lagged in knowledge production to address its health challenges...

Victoria Kasprowicz & Denis Chopera 16 Sep 2020

Sell fast - there's another real estate slowdown on the way
Sell fast - there's another real estate slowdown on the wayArticle

If you're a home seller, you should absolutely not withdraw your property from the market now in the hopes of selling it at a higher price next year...

Berry Everitt 15 Sep 2020

Large infrastructure projects - galvanising government into action
Large infrastructure projects - galvanising government into actionArticle

South Africa is facing a recession of enormous proportions following the Covid-19 health crisis which exacerbated our existing economic woes. Infrastructure-led economic growth is generally considered to be a very effective way...

Charles Marais 15 Sep 2020

Google is helping in the road to economic recovery
Google is helping in the road to economic recoveryArticle

Google has announced plans to help businesses, job seekers, educational institutions and vulnerable populations as they grapple with the "new normal"...

15 Sep 2020

How to reverse global wildlife declines by 2050
How to reverse global wildlife declines by 2050Article

Species are going extinct at an unprecedented rate. Wildlife populations have fallen by more than two-thirds over the last 50 years...

Michael Obersteiner, David Leclère, Piero Visconti 15 Sep 2020

2020 Durban FilmMart ends with Official Awards for Projects announcement
2020 Durban FilmMart ends with Official Awards for Projects announcementArticle

The 2020 Durban FilmMart (DFM) came to close with the announcement of the Official Awards for Projects on Sunday, 13 September 2020...

14 Sep 2020

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Have your say on the national taxi lekgotlaArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has called on South Africans to have their say on the National Taxi Lekgotla discussion document...

14 Sep 2020

UIF temporarily suspends payment of Covid-19 TERS relief fund
UIF temporarily suspends payment of Covid-19 TERS relief fundArticle

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF), working with the Department of Employment and Labour, has temporarily halted payments for the Covid-19 TERS relief benefits, until it addresses the system control concerns recently raised by the Auditor-General...

11 Sep 2020

6 reasons why you should pay a deposit when buying property
6 reasons why you should pay a deposit when buying propertyArticle

Mfundo Mabaso, head of growth at FNB Home Finance, shares six reasons why paying a deposit is important when buying property...

11 Sep 2020

Heritable genome editing not yet ready to be tried safely and effectively in humans
Heritable genome editing not yet ready to be tried safely and effectively in humansArticle

Heritable genome edits can be passed down to future generations, raising not only scientific and medical considerations but also a host of ethical, moral, and societal issues...

10 Sep 2020

Relief for taxpayers during the Lockdown period
Relief for taxpayers during the Lockdown periodArticle

The Disaster Management Tax Relief Administration Bill 2020 seeks to alleviate cash flow burdens on taxpayers, which may arise as a result of Covid-19 restrictions implemented under the Disaster Management Act...

Virusha Subban and Prenisha Govender 9 Sep 2020

Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 in the midst of Covid-19
Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 in the midst of Covid-19Article

The Covid-19 pandemic has come at a time when societies are already facing many challenges related to inequality, poverty, unemployment, and drought and/or lack of access to water, amongst others...

Lungile Manzini 9 Sep 2020

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Study to evaluate new TB diagnostic tests and treatmentsArticle

A R128m grant from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) will help fund a five-year multinational research study that Stellenbosch University is undertaking to investigate new tuberculosis (TB) tests...

9 Sep 2020

TBCSA appeals to government to reopen international boarders safely
TBCSA appeals to government to reopen international boarders safelyArticle

As a top export earner and high employment creator for low to semi-skilled workers, tourism has the best potential to reignite South Africa's economy quickly. International tourism can reopen safely, but it requires an enabling environment, which includes the reopening of international borders, an improved visa regime, air access and better safety for tourists...

9 Sep 2020

Tokoloshe The Calling gets selected at Durban International Film Festival
Tokoloshe The Calling gets selected at Durban International Film FestivalArticle

Afda Durban lecturer, film director, producer and AfdaMaster of Arts (MA) graduate, Richard Green's master's degree outcome horror film, Tokoloshe The Calling, has been officially selected to screen at the Durban International Film Festival this year...

Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 8 Sep 2020

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from The Duchess, Vusa Vodka and Spier Wines
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from The Duchess, Vusa Vodka and Spier WinesArticle

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up our pick of food and beverage products that have hit the shelves recently.

Lauren Hartzenberg 7 Sep 2020

New #ForWaterForLife podcast series launched
New #ForWaterForLife podcast series launchedArticle

A new podcast series has launched this September featuring stories about water across South Africa, and the water heroes and activists behind them...

7 Sep 2020

Home Affairs to oppose Masange's release
Home Affairs to oppose Masange's releaseArticle

Home Affairs Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has welcomed the arrest of the Mpumalanga Human Settlements Head of Department, Keboni Masange, while also announcing that the department will oppose his release...

7 Sep 2020

R100m Covid-19 grant funding set aside for smallholder farmers
R100m Covid-19 grant funding set aside for smallholder farmersArticle

The fund will be made available to existing Land Bank smallholder farmers; this includes the banks farmers who are serviced through the bank's intermediary partners...

7 Sep 2020

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Five common mistakes marketers make in attributing conversionsArticle

Grant Lapping, managing director at Datacore takes a look at the most common attribution pitfalls and offers practical advice...

Grant Lapping 7 Sep 2020

Nigerian scientists are working to better understand coronavirus. African Center of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Disease
Nigerian scientists have identified seven lineages of SARS-CoV-2: why it mattersArticle

By the first week of August 2020 the Covid-19 pandemic had caused about 654,000 deaths worldwide...

Christian Happi 7 Sep 2020

Mining and community engagement: the latest decision
Mining and community engagement: the latest decisionArticle

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal has clarified some issues relating to mining applications and consultation with affected communities...

Merlita Kennedy & Jared Ishmael 4 Sep 2020

Remote workers heading out of town
Remote workers heading out of townArticle

When we talk of semigration now, we are no longer just talking about the familiar pattern of movement from Gauteng to Cape Town, but about the worldwide counter-urbanisation or de-urbanisation movement...

Berry Everitt 3 Sep 2020

Law enforcement probes Covid-19 relief fund management
Law enforcement probes Covid-19 relief fund managementArticle

Law enforcement agencies are working together to probe the breaches of the Covid-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (TERS)...

3 Sep 2020

UIF Commissioner suspended
UIF Commissioner suspendedArticle

The Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, on Wednesday suspended the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) Commissioner Teboho Maruping...

2 Sep 2020

Court orders Eskom to restore full supply immediately
Court orders Eskom to restore full supply immediatelyArticle

Eskom has been ordered by the high court to restore full maximum electricity supply to several areas in the Free State and Mpumalanga provinces immediately...

Tania Broughton 2 Sep 2020

Applications open for SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Programme
Applications open for SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise ProgrammeArticle

The SAB Foundation is calling for entrepreneurs to apply to their annual Tholoana Enterprise Programme which aims to give entrepreneurs invaluable help and support...

2 Sep 2020

Looking for the right ed-tech partner?
Looking for the right ed-tech partner?Article

The global education-technology market has grown rapidly in the last ten years, morphing from R8,6bn in venture-capital funding in 2010 to R121bn in 2019...

2 Sep 2020

VW's Lionesses Den winners announced
VW's Lionesses Den winners announcedArticle

Volkswagen South Africa in partnership with Lionesses of Africa announced the winners of the Volkswagen's Lionesses Den competition...

2 Sep 2020

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IATA calls on governments to reopen borders and sustain airline relief measuresArticle

"What is killing aviation is the fact that governments are not managing the risks of opening borders. Instead, they are keeping global mobility effectively in lockdown. And if this continues, the damage to global connectivity could become irreparable..."

1 Sep 2020

Jozi Film Fest goes virtual with limited screenings at The Bioscope Independent Cinema
Jozi Film Fest goes virtual with limited screenings at The Bioscope Independent CinemaArticle

The Jozi Film Festival will be held virtually, with limited physical screenings at The Bioscope Independent Cinema, from 17 to 20 September 2020...

1 Sep 2020

VMLY&R's Live from the Edge, its genesis and revival
VMLY&R's Live from the Edge, its genesis and revivalArticle

Jarred Cinman, CEO of VMLY&R South Africa talks through the genesis of VMLY&R's Live from the Edge event series, born from the agency's Digital Edge podcast...

Jessica Tennant 1 Sep 2020

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SANParks announces free access week dates for 2020Article

"SANParks has postponed the free access week which is traditionally held in September, to November due to the Covid-19 alert level 2 regulations which restrict the number of persons allowed within public spaces."

1 Sep 2020

Investment health-related research is not adequate. GettyImages
African health research needs support: here's one programme that's workingArticle

African countries bear a disproportionate burden of infectious and noncommunicable diseases. More than two thirds of people living with HIV are in sub-Saharan Africa...

Jude Igumbor 1 Sep 2020

Covid-19 has hit SMEs in SA's food sector hard. What can be done to help them
Covid-19 has hit SMEs in SA's food sector hard. What can be done to help themArticle

Covid-19 has prompted widespread discussion of the resilience of food systems and how efficiency and competitiveness have been previously understood...

Andrew Bowman and Reena das Nair 1 Sep 2020

Victory for housing activists in landmark Tafelberg case
Victory for housing activists in landmark Tafelberg caseArticle

Judges Patrick Gamble and Monde Samela have ruled in favour of housing activists in the landmark Tafelberg case...

James Stent 1 Sep 2020

Why supporting local is more important than you think
Why supporting local is more important than you thinkArticle

As South Africa battles the twin effects of illness and lockdown the time is ripe to consider carefully how and where South Africans spend their money...

Catherine Wijnberg 31 Aug 2020

Prominent VUT scientist on steering committee of International Science Forum
Prominent VUT scientist on steering committee of International Science ForumArticle

The Vaal University of Technology's Dr Tozama Qwebani-Ogunleye has been selected to the steering committee of the World Science Forum (WSF) 2021 being held in Cape Town...

Issued by Vaal University of Technology 31 Aug 2020

R4bn River Club development clears major obstacle
R4bn River Club development clears major obstacleArticle

The next step towards a massive R4bn development on the contested River Club site in Observatory, Cape Town, has been authorised by the provincial government...

Steve Kretzmann 31 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'Women can own powerful leadership roles' says Charmaine Houvet
#WomensMonth: 'Women can own powerful leadership roles' says Charmaine HouvetArticle

With over 24 years of telecommunications experience working with governments, private and public sector across Africa, Charmaine Houvet is a member of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Aug 2020

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