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Who are the people most likely to be SA's Covid super-spreaders?
Who are the people most likely to be SA's Covid super-spreaders?Article

There are those that are largely adhering to Covid-19 preventative measures, and those that show only limited adherence to the recommended guidelines. It is this latter group that should be of concern as they are potentially super-spreaders of Covid-19...

Andrea Rademeyer, Issued by Ask Afrika 53 minutes ago

BETI's April figures show rapid economic recovery, but not real growth
BETI's April figures show rapid economic recovery, but not real growthArticle

The BankservAfrica Economic Transactions Index (BETI) recorded the highest and fastest growth on record in April 2021 owing to the low base in April 2020 and the current high commodity prices...

4 hours ago

Solidarity Fund calls on SA to come together in preparation for vaccine roll-out
Solidarity Fund calls on SA to come together in preparation for vaccine roll-outArticle

The Solidarity Fund is asking South Africans to come together in its new integrated marketing and communication campaign...

22 hours ago

Sudanese search for oxygen cylinders as Covid third wave swells
Sudanese search for oxygen cylinders as Covid third wave swellsArticle

Sudan is struggling to provide hospital beds, drugs and medical oxygen to Covid-19 patients hit by a third wave of infections that is straining the country's patchy healthcare system beyond what it can cope with...

Khalid Abdelaziz 2 days ago

15 facts about the Covid vaccine
15 facts about the Covid vaccineArticle

Although the vaccine rollout for healthcare workers has begun, myths and misinformation continue to circulate around its development, efficacy and just how the vaccine will help manage or mitigate the spread of the virus. Lee Callakoppen, principal officer of Bonitas Medical Fund shares 15 facts about the vaccine...

Issued by Bonitas 2 days ago

Herman de Kock, executive head of sales, Nedbank Business Banking
Key growth opportunities in a struggling South African economyArticle

It is over a year since Covid-19 made its formal entrance into the global economy, and with second and third waves taking root across the world, business owners are rightfully asking where growth will come from in 2021...

Herman de Kock 3 days ago

Will vaccines spur the business travel sector's recovery? Here are 5 things to consider
Will vaccines spur the business travel sector's recovery? Here are 5 things to considerArticle

Reigniting business travel calls for the tourism and travel industry to consider what will work and what won't when it comes to Covid-19 vaccines and health passports...

5 May 2021

#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa
#StartupFunding101: Global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of AfricaArticle

Allen Taylor, part of the global leadership team at Endeavor, shares insight into the global trends, funding in emerging markets and the rise of Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 3 May 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Tracey Turner of Ticketpro Dome on embracing digital in the live events space
#BehindtheBrandManager: Tracey Turner of Ticketpro Dome on embracing digital in the live events spaceArticle

Head of marketing at the Ticketpro Dome, Tracey Turner chats about adapting strategies during Covid-19, diving into digital and her advice for aspirant young marketing and branding professionals.

Ruth Cooper 26 Apr 2021

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Hospitality sector calls on all South Africans to stay safeArticle

There is wide acknowledgement that a return to stricter regulations will be catastrophic for the province's tourism and hospitality sector...

1 Apr 2021

The continued relevance of radio in uncertain times
The continued relevance of radio in uncertain timesArticle

Radio has always proved to be a medium that adapts easily to crisis situations, and it has not been more evident than in the past year...

Boni Mchunu 31 Mar 2021

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SA secures 30-million J&J Covid-19 shotsArticle

South Africa has secured 30-million Johnson and Johnson (J&J) Covid-19 vaccines, the first batch of which will will be delivered in April...

30 Mar 2021

Remote-management delivers uninterrupted IT services within budgetary restrictions
Remote-management delivers uninterrupted IT services within budgetary restrictionsArticle

Managed services, in particular remotely delivered managed services, may be the ideal solution to multiple challenges business operators face...

Chris de Bruyn 30 Mar 2021

Alcohol industry suggests measures to curb third wave of Covid-19
Alcohol industry suggests measures to curb third wave of Covid-19Article

The South African alcohol industry has made recommendations to the government through Nedlac on alternative measures to deal with short-term pressure on hospitals...

26 Mar 2021

ChatFin relaunches WhatsApp car licence renewal service in Western Cape
ChatFin relaunches WhatsApp car licence renewal service in Western CapeArticle

ChatFin has recently relaunched its ChatBack vehicle licence renewal platform in the Western Cape, enabling motorists to renew their licences via WhatsApp...

26 Mar 2021

SARB has missed the mark, interest rate stimulus vital for economy
SARB has missed the mark, interest rate stimulus vital for economyArticle

The Reserve Bank has completely missed the mark with their decision to retain the repo rate at 3.5% (home loan base rate at 7%)...

Samuel Seeff 26 Mar 2021

Health minister, Zweli Mkhize
Mkhize hints at stricter lockdown regulations over EasterArticle

Health minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has indicated that stricter Covid-19 regulations could be instituted to prevent super spreader events from taking place over the holiday long weekend next month, that could trigger a third wave.

25 Mar 2021

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SA retailers pessimistic about business conditions - surveyArticle

South African retailer confidence has declined by 13 points in the first quarter of 2021, impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and related trade restrictions...

24 Mar 2021

Professor Marc Mendelson, head of the Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital
Vaccinate, vaccinate, vaccinate, says Professor Marc MendelsonArticle

Scientists are predicting that the social gatherings associated with the Easter weekend will trigger the third wave of Covid-19, just as the country heads into winter. What are the lessons learned from the second wave?

19 Mar 2021

Adaptability is vital for the recovery of the South African hospitality sector
Adaptability is vital for the recovery of the South African hospitality sectorArticle

Covid-19 has taken its toll on South Africa's hospitality industry, but there is still light at the end of the tunnel. Kevin Burley, group operations director at ANEW Hotel & Resorts, shares his expertise on industry trends for the next 12 months and adapting to the new normal...

Kevin Burley 16 Mar 2021

Professional accountants' responsibility to act in the public interest during Covid-19
Professional accountants' responsibility to act in the public interest during Covid-19Article

2020 was arguably one of the most difficult in our lifetime, with SA and the rest of the world facing challenges across all facets of life, writes Saica's Jeanne Viljoen...

Jeanne Viljoen, Issued by SAICA 15 Mar 2021

Loyalty lends a hand to local merchants, new data shows
Loyalty lends a hand to local merchants, new data showsArticle

South African merchants who have survived the chaos wrought by Covid-19 are turning to data insights to help them ensure a more sustainable future...

9 Mar 2021

Ahmed Banderker, CEO, AfroCentric Group
3 ways the Budget Speech impacts healthcare in SAArticle

From a healthcare perspective, this year's Budget Speech is significant in three key ways...

Ahmed Banderker 25 Feb 2021

Can new car dealers expect a smoother road in 2021?
Can new car dealers expect a smoother road in 2021?Article

Chairperson of the National Automobile Dealers' Association, Mark Dommisse, reveals what type of road new car dealers will be dealing with this year...

Mark Dommisse 23 Feb 2021

Illustration: Lisa Nelson
Covid-19: Remarkable results from blood donor surveyArticle

A study led by authors from the National Blood Service, shows that a large percentage of the population has likely already been infected with SARS-CoV-2 and that there are striking differences in prevalence between blacks and whites.

Michael Cherry and Nathan Geffen 15 Feb 2021

Impala donates additional ventilators to Rustenburg communities
Impala donates additional ventilators to Rustenburg communitiesArticle

The ventilators will be placed in the Department of Health's Job Shimankana Tabane and Moses Kotane Hospitals...

11 Feb 2021

Tourism SMMEs: Looking for opportunity in uncertainty
Tourism SMMEs: Looking for opportunity in uncertaintyArticle

It's hard not feel overwhelmed. But while 2020 saw the overnight shutdown of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries, Jurni CEO, Dr Nomvuselelo Songelwa believes that 2021 will usher in a new way of travelling, opportunities amid the uncertainty, and the space to develop new tourism products and services...

28 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Trends to expect in the township development, office, retail spaces
#BizTrends2021: Trends to expect in the township development, office, retail spacesArticle

As the fight against Covid-19 rages on, the property sector shows a bag of mixed results with some parts of the sector...

Herbert Seabelo Theledi 28 Jan 2021

Professor Marc Mendelson
Third wave is on its way, if rapid vaccine roll out faltersArticle

South Africa is currently riding the second wave of Covid-19 infections, driven by 501.V2 - a particularly virulent strain of the virus...

26 Jan 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused some 85,000 deaths among South Africans over 60. Image: NIAID-RML (CC BY 2.0)
Nearly 85,000 older South Africans have probably died from Covid-19Article

Since 3 May 2020, there have been nearly 85,000 excess deaths of people over the age of 60, according to the SA Medical Research Council report on weekly deaths, published on 23 January.

James Stent 26 Jan 2021

Tasmika Ramlakan, Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking
#BizTrends2021: A challenging year anticipated for SA retailersArticle

The circular relationship between retail sales, consumer spending and employment in SA means retailers are unlikely to be able to 'sell' themselves out of the situation in which they now find themselves...

Tasmika Ramlakan 18 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The engineering workforce of the future will be digitally inclined
#BizTrends2021: The engineering workforce of the future will be digitally inclinedArticle

Over time, we have seen that much of the problem-solving, analysis and synthesis and heavy mathematical lifting is now done by computers. Gone are the days where engineers are seen pouring over drawing boards...

Selvan Murugan 6 Jan 2021

The future uncertain
The future uncertainArticle

As we move into 2021 and beyond, there is a global sense of uncertainty...

Karl Westvig 9 Dec 2020

Covid-19 has not been as devastating in South Africa as initially feared. Dino Lloyd/Gallo Images via Getty Images
Covid-19 and HIV: so far it seems the outcome is not what was fearedArticle

Based on official figures - which may be somewhat under reported - Covid-19 has not been as devastating in South Africa as initially feared...

Burtram C. Fielding 21 Sep 2020

The third wave of cloud is cresting
The third wave of cloud is crestingArticle

There is an ebb and flow to technology cycles. Its inevitability is extant in many theories, such as the S-curve of innovation. Cloud is subject to these same waves...

Lori MacVittie 31 Aug 2020

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IATA traveller survey reveals Covid-19 concernsArticle

Travellers are taking precautions to protect themselves from Covid-19 with 77% saying that they are washing their hands more frequently, 71% avoiding large meetings and 67% having worn a facemask in public...

8 Jul 2020

Self-diagnostic app helps pinpoint virus hotspots
Self-diagnostic app helps pinpoint virus hotspotsArticle

A new self-diagnostic application & predictive modelling dashboard, a digital tool to both help South Africans self-assess their Covid-19 symptoms, and aid government efforts to pinpoint virus hotspots, has been launched...

22 May 2020

Low-data web app helps track Covid-19 in SA
Low-data web app helps track Covid-19 in SAArticle

A new digital application has been launched to help South Africans assess symptoms of Covid-19 and identify coronavirus hotspots...

14 May 2020

Gary Paragon, CEO, Paragon Lending Solutions
Now is the time for masterful inactionArticle

Despite the latest S&P ratings downgrade to an eye-watering BB-, there will always be opportunities that offer excellent returns and that can make the bold few very rich...

5 May 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

Be wary of phishing messages during Covid-19 lockdown
Be wary of phishing messages during Covid-19 lockdownArticle

Cybercriminals are now repurposing standard phishing templates adding a coronavirus spin on it...

30 Mar 2020

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Quarter century study on ageing in South Africa offers new perspectivesArticle

In 1992 a decision was taken to establish a health and socio-demographic surveillance system in a remote rural area in South Africa...

Kathleen Kahn & Stephen Tollman 17 Oct 2019

International headliner DJ Superflu added to H2O Decade 2 Decade lineup
International headliner DJ Superflu added to H2O Decade 2 Decade lineupArticle

The organisers of the H2O music festival have announced the third wave of performers set to take the stage at Wild Waters in Boksburg on 28 September 2019...

27 Jun 2019

Helmut Resisinger, CEO, Orange Business Services
The rise of The Internet of EnterprisesArticle

In today's digital economy, data is a highly valuable asset. Unlocking the insights that data holds is crucial to innovation...

Helmut Resisinger 5 Jun 2019

Key findings from Agency Scope UK 2018/2019
Key findings from Agency Scope UK 2018/2019Article

Having recently completed five months of intense fieldwork among the UK's leading companies which include many global brands, Agency Scope UK 2018/2019 has provided a few key insights from UK chief marketing officers...

11 Mar 2019

Before we talk about e-commerce in SA, let's define it properly
Before we talk about e-commerce in SA, let's define it properlyArticle

Experts are divided about both the state and the future of e-commerce in South Africa. Some big brands, like Massmart, have elected not to establish an online store here...

Claire Cobbledick 26 Nov 2018

N2/M41 interchange to connect communities and improve lives
N2/M41 interchange to connect communities and improve livesArticle

Roads are the hallmark of a progressive society and have profound impacts on the communities they serve...

4 Oct 2018

Vicki Myburgh, entertainment and media leader for PwC SA and
#PwCOutlook: Africa's entertainment, media industry experiencing Convergence 3.0Article

According to PwC's 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2018 - 2022: An African perspective', Africa's entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase - a third wave of convergence...

19 Sep 2018

New Coco Safar flagship store brings indulgent coffee bar and pâtisserie to Sea Point
New Coco Safar flagship store brings indulgent coffee bar and pâtisserie to Sea PointArticle

With the abundance of juice cleanse diets, S.W.E.A.T 1000 and yoga classes, and not-so-humble fitspiration brag posts clogging up our diaries and social media timelines, it's sometimes deliciously rebellious to give a middle finger to #cleaneating and truly indulge.

Ruth Cooper 28 Feb 2018

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