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".za" websites required to link to government Covid-19 portal
".za" websites required to link to government Covid-19 portalArticle

As per Government regulations, all websites that end in ".za" are required to link to the Department of Health's Covid-19 portal, www.sacoronavirus.co.za...

44 minutes ago

TrendER monthly report - April 2020
TrendER monthly report - April 2020Article

The TrendER analysts constantly conduct research in finding the human element to current trends and relate these insights to effective marketing strategies...

Issued by TrendER 48 minutes ago

Digemy launches gamified Covid-19 learning platform
Digemy launches gamified Covid-19 learning platformArticle

South African-based edtech startup, Digemy, has launched a gamified, data-light e-learning platform to educate the continent on Covid-19...

1 hour ago

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 2 hours ago

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4 ways brands should switch up their social media during Covid-19Article

Social distancing doesn't mean you have to become anti-social. If anything, brands should be more social than ever before. But it's how they do it, that counts, writes Natalie Pool, head of social at VMLY&R South Africa...

Natalie Pool 2 hours ago

Free Covid-19 Monitoring tool for businesses
Free Covid-19 Monitoring tool for businessesArticle

The Social Collective has created a free platform to assist South African companies more accurately track indicators of Covid-19 at the workplace...

2 hours ago

New dates announced for Boyz II Men SA tour
New dates announced for Boyz II Men SA tourArticle

Boyz II Men's tour of South Africa has been postponed until March 2021. The decision to postpone the tour comes in light of travel restrictions around the world because of the Covid-19 pandemic...

2 hours ago

Ford, GE Healthcare partner to produce ventilators
Ford, GE Healthcare partner to produce ventilatorsArticle

Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with GE Healthcare, will begin producing third-party ventilators to help coronavirus patients...

2 hours ago

How SA consumer behaviour is changing in the Covid-19 world
How SA consumer behaviour is changing in the Covid-19 worldArticle

It seems like the script for an apocalyptic movie, but none of us will even be venturing into cinemas - until much later in 2020, at least - as much of the world as we know it is in lockdown. Here's how the #lockdown is affecting brand and consumer behaviour alike within our borders...

Issued by Kantar 2 hours ago

ATM and POS transactions sink to record lows during lockdown
ATM and POS transactions sink to record lows during lockdownArticle

By Sunday, 29 March, only 1.2 million transactions at ATMs and stores were recorded...

3 hours ago

Covid-19 regulations for retail landlords
Covid-19 regulations for retail landlordsArticle

On 24 March 2020, the minister of trade, industry and competition published certain regulations entitled Covid-19 Block Exemption for the Retail Property Sector 2020...

William Fullard 3 hours ago

Drugs security is a serious issue in Nigeria as Covid-19 rages Pius Utomi Ekpe/AFP via Getty Images
Nigeria relies heavily on drug imports. Why this is worrying in the time of COVID-19Article

The spread of Covid-19 has been slow in Nigeria compared to other countries on the continent. Nevertheless, the federal government has a taken steps in readiness for a more rapid outbreak...

Wuraola Akande-Sholabi 3 hours ago

Hot 91.9FM and NSBC bring you Small Business Relief weekdays on Mansfield in the Morning
Hot 91.9FM and NSBC bring you Small Business Relief weekdays on Mansfield in the MorningArticle

We have engaged with Mike Anderson and the amazing team from the National Small Business Chamber (NSBC) to help roll out a Covid-19 business relief plan in the form of a relief centre...

Issued by Hot 91.9FM 3 hours ago

Considering a payment holiday for tenants? Put it in writing
Considering a payment holiday for tenants? Put it in writingArticle

The banks have stepped up to offer landlords payment holidays during the lockdown, but will the effects be felt by tenants and what should a landlord with a struggling tenant do?

Grant Smee 3 hours ago

It’s time the EU turned its rhetoric about Africa into more tangible action. epa
Europe and African relations post Covid-19: time to add size, scale and speedArticle

Since 2000, European and African leaders have been talking about giving the partnership between the two continents a "new strategic" dimension...

Carlos Lopes 3 hours ago

The cost of coronavirus in Africa: What measures can leaders take?
The cost of coronavirus in Africa: What measures can leaders take?Article

With the novel coronavirus Covid-19 having reached the African continent, countries are getting ready to manage the spread of the virus and ensure that their fragile health systems can cope...

Dorothy Tembo 3 hours ago

Why #LockdownSA shouldn't be a holiday for tourism SMMEs
Why #LockdownSA shouldn't be a holiday for tourism SMMEsArticle

The lockdown time could be put to good use to make such businesses more competitive and efficient...

4 hours ago

Sasol Foundation offers free online education resources during lockdown
Sasol Foundation offers free online education resources during lockdownArticle

Called Siyavula, the online education platform is usually a pay subscription service but has been made available to all South Africans free of charge during this period as part of the foundation's commitment in partnership with Siyavula to enable access to quality education...

4 hours ago

South African biotech company provides surface disinfection against Covid-19
South African biotech company provides surface disinfection against Covid-19Article

Preparing now to flatten the curve...

Issued by The Lime Envelope 4 hours ago

#Covid19: Mitigating the impact on global food trade
#Covid19: Mitigating the impact on global food tradeArticle

Millions of people around the world depend on international trade for their food security and livelihoods. As countries move to enact measures aiming to halt the accelerating Covid-19 pandemic, care must be taken to minimise potential impacts on the food supply or unintended consequences on global trade and food security...

4 hours ago

The consequences of spreading fake news about Covid-19
The consequences of spreading fake news about Covid-19Article

Social media and particularly fake news are adding fuel to the sense of uncertainty during the Covid-19 lockdown. What does our law say taking into account the regulations published by the government amid the pandemic?

Veronica Vurgarellis & Tiro Moticoe 4 hours ago

Nxesi urges employers to comply with labour law during lockdown
Nxesi urges employers to comply with labour law during lockdownArticle

Addressing reporters during a social cluster press briefing on Tuesday, 31 March, the minister revealed that some employers were still not adhering to the relevant laws...

5 hours ago

Noupoort Wind Farm
Operational wind farms an essential serviceArticle

South Africa's 22 operational wind farms are considered essential services and will continue contributing to the national grid...

5 hours ago

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Covid-19 and tax relief measuresArticle

To alleviate the impact of the lockdown on businesses, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the introduction of a number of economic measures, including tax relief measures...

Aubrey Mazibuko & Louis Botha 20 hours ago

An aerial view of a new isolation and treatment centre established by the Lagos State government at the main bowl of the state-owned Stadium.
Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images
Covid-19: to test or not to testArticle

"You can't fight a virus if you don't know where it is." These were the words of Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, at his briefing on the Covid-19 pandemic in mid-March...

21 hours ago

Bernadette Versfeld, partner at Webber Wentzel
Closing copyright offices for Covid-19 could have unintended consequencesArticle

One only has to look back in history to appreciate the extent to which necessity is indeed the mother of invention. Some of the greatest inventions were the product of pandemics, wars and recessions...

Bernadette Versfeld, 21 hours ago

Covid-19 and Competition Law: clothes, coffee shops, care services and more
Covid-19 and Competition Law: clothes, coffee shops, care services and moreArticle

What businesses in the retail sector need to know about competition law in the time of Covid-19...

Cara du Plessis and Tenisha Burslem-Rotheroe 22 hours ago

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The world of digital media is set to changeArticle

Jarred Mailer-Lyons, head of digital at The MediaShop says that we're moving into a world where the boundaries of physical and digital are becoming blurred...

Jarred Mailer-Lyons 22 hours ago

"Never let a good crisis go to waste"- National Arts Festival CEO Monica Newton chats the new virtual format
"Never let a good crisis go to waste"- National Arts Festival CEO Monica Newton chats the new virtual formatArticle

The National Arts Festival will move into the digital realm and for the first time ever go fully virtual. We chatted to National Arts Festival CEO Monica Newton to find out how exactly this new virtual format will play out, the opportunities of targeting a wider audience and how creatives can try and combat the negative effects of the Covid-19 crisis...

Ruth Cooper 23 hours ago

6 steps to sustainably flatten the coronavirus curve
6 steps to sustainably flatten the coronavirus curveArticle

We are in the midst of an unprecedented crisis. It started as a health crisis, within days became a real economic crisis, and is now on a swift path to becoming a massive fiscal challenge...

Adam Ikdal 23 hours ago

Teaching and learning go online as NWU takes education to people
Teaching and learning go online as NWU takes education to peopleArticle

As teaching-learning is key to the core business of the NWU, the need to support our students is greater than ever...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 1 day ago

Takealot resumes trade to deliver essentials during lockdown
Takealot resumes trade to deliver essentials during lockdownArticle

Takealot.com reopened for trade on 30 March, to focus on the sale and delivery of essential goods as authorised and prescribed by the South African Government...

1 day ago

A visitor sanitises hands before entering a state hospital at Yaba, Lagos. Hospitals like this are likely to suffer power cuts as lock down force Nigerians to stay at home and consume more power.
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Covid-19: Nigeria should prioritise power supply to healthcare facilitiesArticle

Nigeria may have to implement a nationwide lockdown to stem the rise in Covid-19 cases. Such a drastic measure would alter the country's energy consumption pattern. This would further burden an already dilapidated power supply system...

Samuel Ayokunle Olowosejeje 1 day ago

Get government, corporate support to survive Covid-19: spend 5-min doing your bit
Get government, corporate support to survive Covid-19: spend 5-min doing your bitArticle

To help business owners everywhere, we're advocating with government and big business for more of the right sort of support. But we need five minutes of your time to do that..

Issued by Edge Growth 1 day ago

#OrchidsandOnions: Unity against Covid-19
#OrchidsandOnions: Unity against Covid-19Article

There's nothing like a good crisis to bring out the best in brands ... and a number of our household name companies stepped up this week to throw their weight behind President Cyril Ramaphosa's plea for people to stay at home...

Brendan Seery 1 day ago

#LockdownAdvice: Get to rational quickly
#LockdownAdvice: Get to rational quicklyArticle

The scale of the national Covid-19 lockdown is unprecedented in living memory. The repercussions - personal, professional, national and international - will reverberate for years to come...

Allon Raiz 1 day ago

Earn your share of 100,000 bucks by watching videos online during the lockdown
Earn your share of 100,000 bucks by watching videos online during the lockdownArticle

From 27 March to 15 April 2020, BrandHubb will be rewarding consumers with 'MeBucks' for watching fun, educational and high-quality content...

Issued by BrandHubb 1 day ago

Africa Oil & Power offers free communications services
Africa Oil & Power offers free communications servicesArticle

Africa Oil & Power (AOP) is making its website and social platforms available to help share news and information from all organisations involved in the African energy sector...

1 day ago

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