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#Emmys2020: Stream the winners of 34 awards on Showmax
#Emmys2020: Stream the winners of 34 awards on ShowmaxArticle

HBO's Watchmen was the big winner at the 2020 Emmy Awards, taking home 11 awards, including Best Limited Series, followed by Best Comedy winner Schitt's Creek with nine and Best Drama winner Succession and The Mandalorian, both with seven...

Issued by Showmax 5 hours ago

Goedgedacht Trading now selling D2C under new brand goed
Goedgedacht Trading now selling D2C under new brand goedArticle

Goedgedacht Trading has made its proudly South African extra virgin olive oils and food products available online and direct to consumer under its new label 'goed'...

9 hours ago

Durban International Film Fest announces DIFF Awards winners
Durban International Film Fest announces DIFF Awards winnersArticle

The 2020 Durban International Festival (DIFF) came to a close with the announcement of the winners of the DIFF Awards...

12 hours ago

#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppers
#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppersArticle

Locally sourced products and services comfort consumers, meeting their new needs for hygiene and spreading feel-good stories that celebrate the best of our diverse culture...

Karin Du Chenne 17 Sep 2020

Professor Carolina Pohl-Albertyn, NRF SARChI Research Chair in Pathogenic Yeast.
Ignored fungal infections kill more people annually than HIV and malaria combinedArticle

Recently published estimates put the burden of disease due to fungal infection in South Africa at more than 3 million cases per year. These figures are especially shocking given that prior to 1980, fungal infections were not a major health problem...

Carolina Pohl-Albertyn, Issued by University of the Free State 10 Sep 2020

Professor Gerhard Walzl. Image: Twitter
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

Why more Ugandan farmers aren't adopting drought tolerant maize
Why more Ugandan farmers aren't adopting drought tolerant maizeArticle

Low productivity is one of the biggest challenges facing Uganda's maize industry. But smallholder farmers still won't adopt improved seed.

HyeJin Lee 3 Sep 2020

Genomic test for dairy cows launched in SA
Genomic test for dairy cows launched in SAArticle

Genomic testing will enable farmers to fine tune their management, selection and breeding decisions with confidence...

1 Sep 2020

Locally-produced tyre a game changer for trucking industry
Locally-produced tyre a game changer for trucking industryArticle

Produced in the state-of-the-art Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal Truck Bus Radial manufacturing plant to meet the needs of the 'always on the road' trucking industry, Sumitomo Dunlop has launched a new premium drive truck tyre...

Issued by Sumitomo Dunlop 31 Aug 2020

Sanef chairperson, Mahlatse Mahlase.
Sanef to present 2020 Nat Nakasa Award to SA mediaArticle

Sanef has announced that it plans to award the 2020 Nat Nakasa Award to the entire South African body of media professionals and journalists...

21 Aug 2020

Ring lap record for Michelin-shod Porsche Panamera
Ring lap record for Michelin-shod Porsche PanameraArticle

The new Porsche Panamera, fitted with specially developed Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres, has set a new lap record for 'executive cars' on the 20.832-kilometre Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 18 Aug 2020

Jaguar F-Type
New Jaguar F-Type arrives in South AfricaArticle

Available in both coupé and convertible form, the Jaguar F-Type sports car has evolved from its World Car Design-winning predecessor's form with new super-slim pixel led headlights featuring subtly revised Calligraphy J signature daytime running lights...

11 Aug 2020

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Antibiotic resistance: cheap diagnostic test could be a saviourArticle

With the world's attention focused on combating Covid-19, it is easy to forget the other significant threat to public health and the global economy - the rapid rise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)...

Lara Marks & Ankur Mutreja 11 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Be strong, even when it's not easy
#WomensMonth: Be strong, even when it's not easyArticle

"Where there is resistance, I will always have persistence," is a mantra that drives Kwandokuhle Nkosi, the manager of Engen Honeydew Convenience Centre...

6 Aug 2020

Hot water generation - best solutions for SA commercial sector
Hot water generation - best solutions for SA commercial sectorArticle

The national building regulations specify that at least 50% of the annual hot water generation volume be provided by means other than electrical resistance heating elements...

Dr Andries Nel 5 Aug 2020

Why Africa needs more antibiotic trials involving children
Why Africa needs more antibiotic trials involving childrenArticle

The information generated by testing and a review of bloodstream pathogen sensitivity data at the Malawi-Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme over the last 20 years has shown why there should be more clinical trials involving children, especially in low-income countries...

Pui-Ying Iroh Tam 4 Aug 2020

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The future of traditional and digital designArticle

Edward Herridge, Finishing Artist at Grey Advertising reflects on the future of traditional and digital design...

Edward Herridge 29 Jul 2020

A healthcare worker in a protective suit is seen at a quarantine and isolation centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.
How Covid-19 threatens efforts to contain HIV/Aids in South AfricaArticle

When the Covid-19 pandemic began to spread rapidly across the globe, scientists expressed concern that people living with HIV would be particularly severely affected...

Nesri Padayatchi & Kogie Naidoo 21 Jul 2020

Becoming a Nation: Exploring the heartbeat of a nation through the lens of behaviour groups
Becoming a Nation: Exploring the heartbeat of a nation through the lens of behaviour groupsArticle

Brand South Africa launched a comprehensive research intervention involving an annual national omnibus survey, monthly online/mobile surveys, focus groups and in-depth interviews...

Dr Petrus de Kock, Issued by Brand South Africa 21 Jul 2020

3 fundamental ways technology is changing education
3 fundamental ways technology is changing educationArticle

The introduction of the fourth industrial revolution has already been transforming the education sector over the past two decades, with technology allowing students to access education from anywhere at any time. This, however, has been fast tracked due to the impact of Covid-19...

17 Jul 2020

Why rural electrification won't fix deforestation in Zimbabwe
Why rural electrification won't fix deforestation in ZimbabweArticle

Reliance on biomass such as fuelwood for energy in rural areas has a strong bearing on Zimbabwe's environment...

Ellen Fungisai Chipango 3 Jul 2020

The disconnected continent
The disconnected continentArticle

The IDC market outlook for Africa underscores the value of connectivity, the importance of ICT and the need to be more prepared when it comes to digital...

Sabelo Dlamini 1 Jul 2020

The death of the open-plan office? Not quite, but a revolution is in the air
The death of the open-plan office? Not quite, but a revolution is in the airArticle

"What will it take to encourage much more widespread reliance on working at home for at least part of each week?" asked Frank Schiff, the chief economist of the US Committee for Economic Development, in The Washington Post in 1979...

Andrew Wallace 22 Jun 2020

SA property prospects as we look beyond Covid-19 lockdowns
SA property prospects as we look beyond Covid-19 lockdownsArticle

The Covid-19 crisis has changed the world a lot, perhaps less through introducing new trends and more through speeding up old trends...

John Loos 18 Jun 2020

Is company culture hindering your mobile workforce?
Is company culture hindering your mobile workforce?Article

While the mobile workforce has long been possible in theory, thanks to the ready availability of cloud technologies, many enterprises have continued to operate in a more traditional manner...

15 Jun 2020

Researchers identify the impact of bacterial co-infections and antimicrobial resistance in Covid-19
Researchers identify the impact of bacterial co-infections and antimicrobial resistance in Covid-19Article

As more becomes known about Covid-19 and the frontline treatments used, new issues arise...

12 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: What do all these #movements want?
#YouthMonth: What do all these #movements want?Article

One of the things that the outbreak of Covid-19 has made clear is that all of us are in the same boat, whether we like it or not. What happens in China affects all of us. What happens in the US affects all of us. What happens in South Africa affects all of us...

Charles Siboto 12 Jun 2020

Why do modern cars damage so easily in a crash?
Why do modern cars damage so easily in a crash?Article

These cars look weak and cheap on the surface after a crash. There's, however, a sophisticated reason for building modern cars this way...

12 Jun 2020

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Social media research reveals who's behind the anti-vaccination infodemicArticle

New social media research reveals the impact Covid-19 has had on the spread of anti-vaccination conspiracy theories online...

10 Jun 2020

TV reporters prepare for a live broadcast during a strike by airline workers in Nairobi. Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP via Getty Images.
Decolonising peace journalism - and putting it to work in East AfricaArticle

Conflict resolution is a recurrent theme in East Africa. This has prompted the need for innovative ways to create lasting consensus in the region as well as across the continent...

Fredrick Ogenga 9 Jun 2020

Anopheles Stephensi, Sem. Photo By BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images
Breakthrough: microbe found to block the transmission of malariaArticle

Malaria has been a terrible human disease from before the neolithic period up to present day. It has likely caused more human deaths than any other infectious agent...

Jeremy Herren 9 Jun 2020

The World Health Organisation has suspended the use of hydroxychloroquine in a global drug trial. George Frey/AFP via Getty Images
Why it's vital to look beyond the hype about repurposed malaria drugsArticle

There are many examples in history of drugs that have been repurposed for different diseases. One such drug is chloroquine, which was and is still used for malarial treatment. It has been repurposed as an anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic and, most recently, as an anti-viral drug...

Marguerite Blignaut 8 Jun 2020

Six steps to creating candour and accountability in the workplace
Six steps to creating candour and accountability in the workplaceArticle

With the sudden introduction of virtual offices and at home working environments, many organisations are being faced with the change of its culture almost overnight. The company culture has been turned on its head, and there is no better time, than now, to implement a new one...

26 May 2020

The Mapungubwe Golden Rhino is believed to have been made between 1220 and 1290.
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The continued threat of coal mining at the Mapungubwe world heritage siteArticle

Most developing countries face acute tensions between socio-economic development and environmental protection. Any opposition to proposed development, on environmental or heritage grounds, is seen as a threat to the creation of employment and the growth of the economy...

Ndukuyakhe Ndlovu 19 May 2020

How to get started with Forex Trading in South Africa
How to get started with Forex Trading in South AfricaArticle

The trading of currencies has a history that can be traced back to the middle ages when currency had been traded through international banks and thus aided Europeans in spreading the trading of currency throughout both Europe and the Middle East...

Issued by SA Shares 15 May 2020

Children are a high-risk population prone to severe complications from malaria. Shutterstock
Why malaria treatment shouldn't take a back seat to Covid-19Article

Ridding the world of malaria in the near future is a very ambitious goal. Efforts to achieve it have already been weakened by governments shifting resources from malaria control and elimination initiatives to the fight against Covid-19...

Jaishree Raman 15 May 2020

Simplicity drives success
Simplicity drives successArticle

Businesses change the way they do things in order to improve efficiency, increase revenues and stay competitive. However, many processes, people, or segments of the business are involved in that change...

Christian Pedersen 15 May 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on small and micro businesses in SA
The impact of Covid-19 on small and micro businesses in SAArticle

In almost all the messages, strategies and press conferences we have seen in these tough times of a global pandemic, one thing is clear in the world of SMMEs...

Lindiwe Kunene 8 May 2020

How Covid-19 crisis is demystifying online learning
How Covid-19 crisis is demystifying online learningArticle

An interview with Natasa Meli, the South African College of Applied Psychology's Head of Online Campus...

Issued by SACAP 7 May 2020

Community members wearing protective face masks as they queue for aid in Zandspruit informal settlement, north of Johannesburg. Phill Magakoe/AFP via Getty Images
African countries are moving to make masks mandatory: key questions answeredArticle

Many countries, including South Africa and Nigeria in Africa, are moving to make it mandatory to wear non-medical cloth masks when people are outside their homes...

Shaheen Mehtar, Lucille Blumberg, Marc Mendelson 6 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Lockdown has shown us the need for community
#LockdownLessons: Lockdown has shown us the need for communityArticle

We are upskilling our agents and most of the adjustments that have been, and continue to be made, are likely to remain in place with many becoming the new normal...

Yael Geffen 4 May 2020

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Brave new world: (Once the lockdown's over the shooting begins)Article

As the country and the film and advertising industry gears up to confront the post lockdown new normal, a great deal of attention has rightly been focused on the fresh creative and communication challenges the industry will confront in the days ahead...

Ian Gabriel 29 Apr 2020

Risk management when trading crypto
Risk management when trading cryptoArticle

With the expansion of a derivatives market, cryptocurrencies had become a great diversification tool, given their low correlation with other asset classes...

Issued by Monetary Library 22 Apr 2020

Hyundai spills beans on Prophecy Concept EV
Hyundai spills beans on Prophecy Concept EVArticle

Hyundai Motor has revealed more details of its Prophecy Concept EV...

21 Apr 2020

Michelin launches a range of 4 new downhill tyres
Michelin launches a range of 4 new downhill tyresArticle

Michelin returned to the world of competitive mountain biking last season after an absence of a few years from the discipline with an ambitious downhill programme...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 14 Apr 2020

Covid-19 will fast-track growth in contactless payments
Covid-19 will fast-track growth in contactless paymentsArticle

South Africa can expect significant growth in contactless payments on the back of Covid-19. It is also likely that the public's newfound aversion to contact will spur additional innovation...

7 Apr 2020

11-step battle plan for business owners, leaders during lockdown
11-step battle plan for business owners, leaders during lockdownArticle

Right now, every small- to medium-sized business in South Africa needs a survival plan. Business owners and team leaders need to use the one thing that this difficult period provides - time...

Trevor Clark 1 Apr 2020

These are SA's favourite loyalty programmes for 2019/20
These are SA's favourite loyalty programmes for 2019/20Article

Clicks ClubCard remains the most used loyalty programme in South Africa, followed by Pick n Pay Smart Shopper and Dis-Chem Benefit...

13 Mar 2020

IoT platforms increase despite security risks
IoT platforms increase despite security risksArticle

A new Kaspersky report has revealed that the use of Internet of Things (IoT) business platforms is growing year-on-year in almost all industries...

6 Mar 2020

Embracing hyper-automation for business growth
Embracing hyper-automation for business growthArticle

Hyper-automation is considered to be one of the most important trends in the ICT sector today...

Rousseau Kluever 5 Mar 2020

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