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Millions stolen by Bobroffs should be forfeited to State, court rules
Millions stolen by Bobroffs should be forfeited to State, court rulesArticle

The SCA has dismissed with costs the appeal by Ronald and Darren Bobroff against an order of the North Gauteng High Court granting the permanent forfeiture of more than R103 million...

22 hours ago

Driven: The nifty and capable Ford Figo Freestyle
Driven: The nifty and capable Ford Figo FreestyleArticle

In 2020 the first-ever Ford Figo Freestyle was introduced to the South African market. I tested the Titanium model over a period of seven days. Here's what I think about it...

1 day ago

World Password Day: The dos and don'ts of passwords
World Password Day: The dos and don'ts of passwordsArticle

World Password Day originates from the security researcher Mark Burnett as he realised that the passwords most people were using were hopelessly inadequate...

Niel van Rooyen 1 day ago

The closing of South Africa's Fugard Theatre points to systemic failures
The closing of South Africa's Fugard Theatre points to systemic failuresArticle

South Africa's theatre fraternity has reacted with heartbreak to the announcement that Cape Town's famous Fugard Theatre has closed its doors for good. Fiona Ramsay is head of the department of theatre and performing arts at the University of the Witwatersrand. She asked Ismail Mahomed, a playwright and seasoned theatre and arts festival manager, about what forces aligned to see the theatre close - and whether this could have been prevented.

Fiona Ramsay 3 days ago

Basic education under the spotlight as schools reopen
Basic education under the spotlight as schools reopenArticle

School safety will come under the microscope when Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and MECs meet to discuss matters affecting the sector this week...

3 May 2021

Innovating Justice Challenge: Last call for startups to win R174k in funding
Innovating Justice Challenge: Last call for startups to win R174k in fundingArticle

Justice startups looking for an opportunity to take their business to new heights have until 30 April 2021 to enter the Innovating Justice Challenge...

28 Apr 2021

SA's paperless vaccine rollout highlights importance of data management
SA's paperless vaccine rollout highlights importance of data managementArticle

SA's paperless rollout of the Covid-19 vaccinations brings a critical need for data management to the fore...

Hemant Harie 26 Apr 2021

SIU welcomes prosecution of Umthatha State Attorney official, lawyer
SIU welcomes prosecution of Umthatha State Attorney official, lawyerArticle

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has welcomed the prosecution of the former acting Head of the Office of the State Attorney in Mthatha and an Eastern Cape-based lawyer on fraud charges amounting to R331,000.

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

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

The duty to report suspected fraud and the consequences thereof
The duty to report suspected fraud and the consequences thereofArticle

The Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act places a duty on defined persons in a position of authority to report certain offences over R100,000...

Corné Lewis 6 Apr 2021

A practical guide to the most important aspects of PoPIA
A practical guide to the most important aspects of PoPIAArticle

Businesses should be reviewing their use of personal information to determine if it complies with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (PoPIA)...

Wendy Tembedza 1 Apr 2021

How Africa can participate in the global conversation on AI ethics
How Africa can participate in the global conversation on AI ethicsArticle

Without sufficient skin in the game, Africa may end up being technologically colonised by big tech. Here's why Africa needs to get in on the conversation...

Musa Kalenga & Samuel Segun 31 Mar 2021

Ctrack Freight Transport Index: A small decline hides massive winners, losers in freight sub-sectors
Ctrack Freight Transport Index: A small decline hides massive winners, losers in freight sub-sectorsArticle

The month of February was the 18th consecutive month in which the Ctrack Freight Transport Index showed a decline. Like January, the February year-on-year decline was marginal, although greater than that of January...

29 Mar 2021

HiiL Innovating Justice Challenge calls on startups with social impact
HiiL Innovating Justice Challenge calls on startups with social impactArticle

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) is calling on all game-changing justice startups that want to grow their social impact and business...

29 Mar 2021

Export opportunities proliferate - is your business ready?
Export opportunities proliferate - is your business ready?Article

The right kind of insurance is vital in ensuring export market success. Here, Jason Mellow, Head of MiWay Business Insurance shares five tips to consider when choosing the best cover...

Jason Mellow 29 Mar 2021

6 tips for retailers to manage their cash safely this Easter
6 tips for retailers to manage their cash safely this EasterArticle

The Easter weekend and upcoming school and public holidays are an important trading season for retailers, but they also often see crimes against retail businesses soar...

26 Mar 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

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

A unified threat and data solution is key to POPI compliance
A unified threat and data solution is key to POPI complianceArticle

The final sections of the POPI Act came into effect on 30 June 2020, informing companies about how they process information for their businesses...

Carlo Bolzonello 11 Mar 2021

Why Aarto's enforcement spells good news for vehicle insurance policyholders
Why Aarto's enforcement spells good news for vehicle insurance policyholdersArticle

With South Africa suffering, on average, over 13,000 deaths a year from motor accidents it is very clear that something needs to be done. Better enforcement should lead to fewer accidents and road deaths...

4 Mar 2021

Determining the net asset value of your data en route to deploying marketing automation
Determining the net asset value of your data en route to deploying marketing automationArticle

Here are the key questions to ask and processes to follow before technology implementation...

JD Engelbrecht, Issued by Everlytic 4 Mar 2021

Several protests have trailed the privatisation of the power sector in Nigeria. Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images
Nigeria's post-privatisation energy sector is a mess: here are some solutionsArticle

In the mid-1980s, most of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa made structural changes to their economies in return for funding from the World Bank...

Okechukwu Marcellus Ikeanyibe 26 Feb 2021

Security platform Aura partners with The Courier Guy
Security platform Aura partners with The Courier GuyArticle

As part of the partnership, Aura will provide the courier company with safety for its drivers and customer packages through a mobile panic app...

25 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

10th Annual Social Innovation Awards winners announced
10th Annual Social Innovation Awards winners announcedArticle

Meat Naturally and Agricool Finance were awarded joint first place in the 10th Annual Social Innovation Awards, while Leafline Washable Sanitary Wear scooped first place in the Disability Empowerment Awards...

10 Feb 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

Small business scam alert
Small business scam alertArticle

The Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) has warned SMMEs and co-operatives against sending proposals and paying administration fees for the preapproval of funds to agencies...

21 Jan 2021

From reactive to responsive: IC trends in 2021
From reactive to responsive: IC trends in 2021Article

Adopt, adapt or pivot? We share some of the top trends taking internal communications from reactive to responsive in 2021...

Issued by icandi CQ 19 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: A bright horizon for South Africa's energy landscape
#BizTrends2021: A bright horizon for South Africa's energy landscapeArticle

The recent history of South Africa's energy landscape has not been great. With poorly maintained infrastructure, delayed construction of new capacity, illegal connections and cable theft; news headlines on the topic of SA's electricity are rarely good...

Barry Bredenkamp 7 Jan 2021

Professor Frederick Cawood, director, Wits Mining Institute
#BizTrends2021: Mining's year ahead will demand deep innovationArticle

Mining's immediate future is to be impacted not just by economic cycles or established trends, but by structural issues demanding urgent and deep innovation...

Frederick Cawood 6 Jan 2021

Tap, tap, tap and grow
Tap, tap, tap and growArticle

It has been a year of reckoning: a year that lit a fire beneath online payments in South Africa, transforming e-commerce while creating immense economic pressure...

Karen Nadasen 22 Dec 2020

Muhammad Ali Albakri
#BizTrends2021: 5 government interventions urgently-needed to support air transport, tourism sectorArticle

The air transport industry was one of the hardest hit in 2020 with traffic and revenues falling off a cliff at the end of last March following the imposition of worldwide Covid-19 containment restrictions on travel...

Muhammad Ali Albakri 21 Dec 2020

2020: the year in search
2020: the year in searchArticle

While it goes without saying that the global pandemic dominated search, we asked Freddy Hornsby, senior performance account manager, and Marco Martin, SEO account executive, both from iProspect South Africa, what else piqued the search interests of people across SSA in 2020...

Issued by Dentsu 18 Dec 2020

Under fire: Step up trucking safety on the roads
Under fire: Step up trucking safety on the roadsArticle

Not only is increased demand post hard lockdown putting pressure on operators, but border delays are impacting timelines. Growing crime and violence are also putting drivers, vehicles and cargo at risk...

Jason Mellow 17 Dec 2020

Crime statistics reveal 32% spike in truck hijackings
Crime statistics reveal 32% spike in truck hijackingsArticle

An alarming increase in truck hijackings has raised a red flag for fleet owners to be extra vigilant over the festive season...

9 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

Bitventure partners with TransUnion to help boost their digital identity offering
Bitventure partners with TransUnion to help boost their digital identity offeringArticle

Digital verification specialists, Bitventure, has partnered with TransUnion to enable South African business to optimise identity management strategies in an effort to reduce consumer fraud...

Issued by Bitventure 7 Dec 2020

Are you struggling to keep tabs on the shop staff?
Are you struggling to keep tabs on the shop staff?Article

Retail is not for the weak-hearted. Staff management is often one of the biggest headaches associated with running a successful retail environment...

Michelle Coetzee, Issued by ERSBio 7 Dec 2020

Holiday rentals: Don't take on unnecessary risk for short-term gains
Holiday rentals: Don't take on unnecessary risk for short-term gainsArticle

The recent news that South Africa is now open to some international tourists is good news, but it will take time for the numbers to pick up - the impact of lockdowns around the world is hard to predict...

Jason Mellow 26 Nov 2020

Prevention is better than a cure!
Prevention is better than a cure!Article

The world is currently experiencing one of the worst health pandemics since the Spanish Flu in 1918. Not only has this had an impact on the health infrastructure of many countries, but it has resulted in economic turbulence in many markets with the looming potential of a global economic downturn if recovery efforts are not speedily implemented...

Issued by Bullion PR & Communication 25 Nov 2020

The PepsiCo Foundation to invest R6m in water and sanitation projects in SA
The PepsiCo Foundation to invest R6m in water and sanitation projects in SAArticle

For its inaugural investment in Sub-Saharan Africa, The PepsiCo Foundation will introduce programmes to improve access to water and sanitation for thousands of people in South Africa...

24 Nov 2020

Biosecurity rules become law for livestock agents
Biosecurity rules become law for livestock agentsArticle

The biosecurity rules aim to establish an auditable and traceable system while minimising the spread of animal diseases as a result of auction activities...

23 Nov 2020

Government investigating Bushiris' escape
Government investigating Bushiris' escapeArticle

Government has reiterated its commitment to investigating and swiftly extraditing fugitive evangelical couple, Shepard and Mary Bushiri, who daringly escaped from the country while facing criminal charges...

23 Nov 2020

RFA operational conference to tackle trucker operational challenges
RFA operational conference to tackle trucker operational challengesArticle

The half-day conference takes place on Thursday, 3 December 2020 at Emperors Palace on the East Rand, Gauteng...

16 Nov 2020

Fibre or 5G - which is better?
Fibre or 5G - which is better?Article

5G is being positioned as the panacea of internet connectivity even though coverage is limited. This reawakens the age-old debate of which is better between fibre or wireless...

Shane Chorley 6 Nov 2020

F-Secure ID Protection prevents falling victim to identity theft
F-Secure ID Protection prevents falling victim to identity theftArticle

Identity theft happens when someone uses another person's identity or personal information, such as their name, social security number, credit card number or online credentials without permission to commit a crime or fraud. Resolving identity theft is not easy...

Issued by Maximizer Software 5 Nov 2020

Standard Bank records surge in digital payments adoption
Standard Bank records surge in digital payments adoptionArticle

Consumers shied away from cash and gravitated towards digital payment solutions during the national lockdown, according to statistics from Standard Bank's card division...

4 Nov 2020

New security plan to curb theft, vandalism of rail infrastructure
New security plan to curb theft, vandalism of rail infrastructureArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says a recently unveiled multifaceted security plan, anchored on insourcing capacity, will make an invaluable contribution to the fight against theft and vandalism of rail infrastructure...

4 Nov 2020

Driving business results through technology
Driving business results through technologyArticle

The major trend in collaboration tools and capabilities is to empower people to work anywhere and on any device...

29 Oct 2020

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