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Eskort supports Karoo farmers in need
Eskort supports Karoo farmers in needArticle

In response to the severe drought that is currently affecting the Karoo, Eskort has donated 500 bales of hay to farmers who are in desperate need of animal feed...

Issued by Twiga Communications 23 hours ago

100 restaurants to participate in 2020 Restaurant Week SA
100 restaurants to participate in 2020 Restaurant Week SAArticle

Restaurant Week South Africa will return with 100 participating restaurants from all over the country. The participating restaurants will be running specials from 1 October to 1 November 2020, with general bookings opening on 25 September...

1 day ago

D&AD announces 2020 Future Impact Pencil winners
D&AD announces 2020 Future Impact Pencil winnersArticle

D&AD has announced its 2020 winners for the Future Impact category, which supports and accelerates ideas with the potential to create positive change...

1 day ago

The positive impacts of a future low-carbon energy sector
The positive impacts of a future low-carbon energy sectorArticle

South Africa is more and more committed to transitioning to a clean energy system to address climate change and ensure a secure and reliable access to electricity to its citizens...

2 days ago

South Africa's land reform policies need to embrace social, economic and ecological sustainability
South Africa's land reform policies need to embrace social, economic and ecological sustainabilityArticle

South Africa's that current land reform strategies focus too narrowly on agricultural outcomes and transferred ownership - this undermines equitable and sustainable land reform...

3 days ago

Relaxation of loop structures - but at what tax cost?
Relaxation of loop structures - but at what tax cost?Article

The envisaged future relaxation of the prohibition on loop structures will be accompanied by amended tax laws, but current proposals are likely to result in more tax on certain structures...

Nola Brown, Anne Bennett & Cor Kraamwinkel 3 days ago

Radisson Red building is the new green
Radisson Red building is the new greenArticle

The Silo District's No. 6 Silo building, which now houses the new-concept 252-room Radisson Red Hotel, won the Green Buildings Council of South Africa (GBCSA) award for the Best 'Other' Development...

3 days ago

Volkswagen SA named joint winner of Herald Citizen of the Year award
Volkswagen SA named joint winner of Herald Citizen of the Year awardArticle

Volkswagen Group South Africa has been named as a joint winner of The Herald Citizen of the Year award in the Business category.

3 days ago

Wildlife Zones introduced to protect rhino
Wildlife Zones introduced to protect rhinoArticle

Seven Integrated Wildlife Zones are being introduced across South Africa to protect the country's rhino...

22 Sep 2020

James Wilson, CEO, The Amdec Group
Time to rethink Cape Town's unfinished elevated freewayArticle

Demolishing freeways in highly densified urban areas is a massive and costly undertaking. It requires a clear vision, bold risk taking, and a re-ordering of municipal priorities...

James Wilson 22 Sep 2020

Ford EcoSport Ambiente 1.5 now available in automatic
Ford EcoSport Ambiente 1.5 now available in automaticArticle

The Ford EcoSport Ambiente 1.5, a best selling compact SUV for four years, is now available in automatic...

Naresh Maharaj 22 Sep 2020

Volkswagen, BlackIvy enter collaboration for green growth in Ghana
Volkswagen, BlackIvy enter collaboration for green growth in GhanaArticle

Volkswagen Ghana and BlackIvy Ghana are working together towards sustainable mobility, green growth and more affordable cars and homes in Ghana...

22 Sep 2020

Sawea, Sapvia launch skills development programme
Sawea, Sapvia launch skills development programmeArticle

Two of the renewable sector's representative bodies have collaborated to launch an innovative programme to drive change, enhance the local skills base and ensure South Africa reaps the full benefits of a decarbonised economy...

22 Sep 2020

Sean Kenealy, director, Stag African
Green building practices can mitigate lockdown falloutArticle

The ripples of the national lockdown are still being felt by the South Africa's construction industry. Unexpected delays and disruptions have resulted in increasing construction costs...

21 Sep 2020

Boris Dzhingarov
Social media platforms are in the crosshairs ahead of the November electionsArticle

Ahead of the 2020 presidential elections in the United States, social media platforms have been attempting to define their participation and have been coming under fire...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 21 Sep 2020

Nespresso commits to carbon neutral coffee by 2023
Nespresso commits to carbon neutral coffee by 2023Article

Nespresso has been carbon neutral across its business operations since 2017, and now commits to achieving full carbon neutrality across its supply chain and product life cycle...

18 Sep 2020

Mike Adsetts, deputy chief investment office, Momentum Investments
A systematic approach to ESG investing imperative to manage costly trade offsArticle

With Covid-19 having accelerated the need for socio-economic development, sustainability and societal impact continue to gain traction and recognition among the investment management and investor communities alike...

18 Sep 2020

SA Reserve Bank
Repo rate remains unchangedArticle

The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) has kept the repurchase (repo) rate unchanged at 3.5% per annum...

18 Sep 2020

Low rates continue to spur confidence in agriculture
Low rates continue to spur confidence in agricultureArticle

The Sarb considered risks to both growth and inflation as balanced, and signalled no intention to make further cuts for the remainder of 2020. However, in the second half of 2021 we may see the first round of hikes...

Paul Makube 18 Sep 2020

Rate decision welcomed as first-property buyer's market booms
Rate decision welcomed as first-property buyer's market boomsArticle

The decision by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) to retain the repo rate at 3.5% (home loan base rate at 7%) is welcome news...

Samuel Seeff 18 Sep 2020

The Sunday Times, South Africa’s largest weekend newspaper, was used to spread disinformation. Gianluigi Guercia/AFP via Getty Images.
Journalism makes blunders but still feeds democracy: An insider's viewArticle

Politics editor Thabo Leshilo asked the Anton Harber, the veteran South African journalist, editor and journalism professor at the University of the Witwatersrand to provide the highlights of his new book: For the Record: Behind the Headlines in an Era of State Capture...

Anton Harber 18 Sep 2020

Five ways to make your holidays more sustainable
Five ways to make your holidays more sustainableArticle

Here's how to travel with purpose and be a more responsible tourist...

Brendan Paddison and Karla Boluk 18 Sep 2020

Recycling isn't enough - the world's plastic pollution crisis is only getting worse
Recycling isn't enough - the world's plastic pollution crisis is only getting worseArticle

Plastic production and consumption has snowballed since large-scale production began in the 1950s...

Stephanie B. Borrelle 18 Sep 2020

SA amends regulations to protect ozone layer
SA amends regulations to protect ozone layerArticle

Addressing a virtual celebration of the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, Environment, Forestry and Fisheries deputy minister Makhotso Sotyu said...

17 Sep 2020

Zuneid Yousuf, chairman, African Green Resources.
Why the mining sector is vital to green industryArticle

Back in May 2019, the World Bank launched its Climate-Smart Mining initiative. It was the first fund dedicated to making mining for minerals climate-smart and sustainable...

Zuneid Yousuf 17 Sep 2020

Slow uptake of Covid-19 Loan Guarantee Scheme
Slow uptake of Covid-19 Loan Guarantee SchemeArticle

Following the economic downturn and immense pressure placed on businesses as a result of the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing global lockdown, National Treasury, the South African Reserve Bank and the Banking Association of South Africa announced the launch of the Covid-19 Loan Guarantee Scheme...

Chantel van Zyl and Penjani Mseteka 16 Sep 2020

Doing good business is good for business
Doing good business is good for businessArticle

Sustainability has become somewhat of a buzzword in recent years and for good reason. From best practise and sustainability within the workplace to multinational manufacturers going green, the increasing importance of it is all around us...

Issued by Topco Media 16 Sep 2020

The role of data science in money management
The role of data science in money managementArticle

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution underway, organisations that respond proactively and appropriately to technological changes will gain a competitive advantage...

Shriya Roy 16 Sep 2020

Re-imagining the future of entrepreneurship
Re-imagining the future of entrepreneurshipArticle

"So few people have a vision for the future beyond what they don't want to happen. Very few are saying what could come next."

16 Sep 2020

Urban planning needs to look back first: three cities in Ghana show why
Urban planning needs to look back first: three cities in Ghana show whyArticle

Months into the global Covid-19 pandemic, policymakers have begun discussing what the "new normal" might look like in metropolitan environments...

Nate Plageman, Jennifer Anne Hart, Tony Yeboah 16 Sep 2020

8 foodie and adventure activities in the Constantia Valley
8 foodie and adventure activities in the Constantia ValleyArticle

Set against the densely forested eastern sides of the Table Mountain range and sloping down into a valley of vineyards, Constantia offers plenty of reasons to plan a holiday break or getaway around this locale...

16 Sep 2020

Do non-members of the Advertising Regulatory Board have to comply with its code?
Do non-members of the Advertising Regulatory Board have to comply with its code?Article

The short answer is "no...and yes". Here's the long answer...

Tammi Pretorius 15 Sep 2020

#HumanTraffickingAwareness: Do you know your childs' exact location?
#HumanTraffickingAwareness: Do you know your childs' exact location?Article

The amount of women and children who go missing in South Africa is cause for national concern...

Evan-Lee Courie 15 Sep 2020

Capital Legacy Shakes up the home-buyers' market with HomeVantage
Capital Legacy Shakes up the home-buyers' market with HomeVantageArticle

HomeVantage, from Capital Legacy, not only provides a professional, integrated and uniquely comprehensive solution for the home-buyer but also ensures that you get the best rates, offers valuable benefits and, importantly, includes your financial advisor when purchasing one of your biggest investments. HomeVantage will be available from the 1 October 2020...

Issued by Capital Legacy 15 Sep 2020

GDP statistics: Agriculture is the economy's backbone
GDP statistics: Agriculture is the economy's backboneArticle

The gross domestic product statistics released by Stats SA has indicated a decline of 51% in the second quarter of 2020. This is the fourth consecutive quarter decline since the second quarter of 2019 catapulted South Africa's economy into a recession...

15 Sep 2020

Treasury advisors body launched
Treasury advisors body launchedArticle

A voluntary organisation, the South African Association of Treasury Advisors (SAATA), was recently launched to represent both big and small treasury advisors...

14 Sep 2020

The right property price matters - here's how to get it right
The right property price matters - here's how to get it rightArticle

While some sellers believe listing the property price higher than the market average is the best strategy because it allows for downward negotiation, it is rare that this strategy works, says Michelle Cohen, principal at Leapfrog Johannesburg North East...

14 Sep 2020

Impact of remote working, changing office market could be far-reaching
Impact of remote working, changing office market could be far-reachingArticle

Ever since the Covid-19 hard lockdowns began in all seriousness across the world earlier this year, the world has been abuzz with talk of how the crisis has changed the world...

John Loos 14 Sep 2020

International commercial rhino horn trade remains prohibited
International commercial rhino horn trade remains prohibitedArticle

International commercial trade of rhino horn and derivatives remains prohibited in terms of the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the South Africa's CITES regulations (2010)...

14 Sep 2020

DJ Sbu's beverage company MoFaya launches range of soft drinks
DJ Sbu's beverage company MoFaya launches range of soft drinksArticle

Local black-owned beverage company, MoFaya, has expanded its energy drinks brand by adding a range of soft drinks.

11 Sep 2020

Reclaim the future with Ericsson Innovation Awards 2020
Reclaim the future with Ericsson Innovation Awards 2020Article

Ericsson has officially launched its annual Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) 2020, a global competition that offers university students around the world the chance to develop new, innovative ideas...

11 Sep 2020

Covid-19 is no excuse for unfair dismissals
Covid-19 is no excuse for unfair dismissalsArticle

The pandemic brought with it a slew of realisations for business owners; one such an epiphany is how most organisations need fewer employees to remain functional. But using Covid-19 as a reason for retrenching a surplus of employees constitutes unfair dismissal...

10 Sep 2020

Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission established
Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission establishedArticle

Cabinet has approved the establishment of the Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission, at its ordinary meeting this week...

10 Sep 2020

South African Reserve Bank
Has the Sarb run out of ammunition?Article

The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) is expected to hold the repo rate next week, despite over a third (36%) of economists on Finder's repo rate panel calling for a rate cut.

10 Sep 2020

Capital Legacy shakes up the life insurance market with MyCover
Capital Legacy shakes up the life insurance market with MyCoverArticle

MyCover is life cover that has been designed as an extender benefit to the core product, the Legacy Protection Plan that accompanies your will to meet your financial estate planning needs, covering the costs of executor, conveyance and testamentary trust fees as well as other upfront and monthly expenses that arise when you pass away...

Issued by Capital Legacy 10 Sep 2020

The West Coast One wind farm near Vredenburg has operated since 2015. Environment minister Barbara Creecy says the wake effect on this facility of a proposed new neighbouring wind farm must be investigated before it can also be approved. Photo: John Yeld
Creecy upholds appeal against giant West Coast wind farmArticle

It is back to the drawing board for a giant new wind farm project on the West Coast, following an appeal decision by Environment Minister Barbara Creecy...

John Yeld 9 Sep 2020

Want to withdraw retirement funds on emigration? You may have to wait three years...
Want to withdraw retirement funds on emigration? You may have to wait three years...Article

The National Treasury published the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2020 (Draft Tax Bill) for public comment. One of the more contentious proposals in the Draft Tax Bill relates to the ability of people emigrating from South Africa to access amounts in their pension preservation fund, provident preservation fund and retirement annuity fund (retirement funds) when they leave...

Joon Chong and Wesley Grimm 8 Sep 2020

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