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President appoints Deputy National Directors at NPA
President appoints Deputy National Directors at NPAArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Advocates Ouma Rasethaba and Rodney de Kock as Deputy National Directors of Public Prosecutions with effect from today, Monday, 1 June 2020...

5 hours ago

Grand Parade traders allowed to open shop in Level 3
Grand Parade traders allowed to open shop in Level 3Article

Informal traders on the Grand Parade are allowed to resume trade from 1 June following a ruling by the Western Cape High Court.

5 hours ago

Motor licencing, driver's licence services open to customers
Motor licencing, driver's licence services open to customersArticle

As communicated on Friday, 29 May 2020, the City of Cape Town will start reopening some of its driving license testing centres and motor vehicle licensing offices from 9 June 2020 subject to national and provincial processes...

5 hours ago

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#Level3Lockdown: What business travellers can expectArticle

Oz Desai, General Manager for Corporate Traveller, has welcomed the resumption of business travel, but warns that the travel experience will be very different for now...

9 hours ago

Breakfast with Refilwe Moloto
Breakfast with Refilwe MolotoArticle

Everything you need to start your weekday is served on Breakfast with Refilwe Moloto between 6am and 9am on CapeTalk and channel 885 on DSTV...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 3 days ago

Dr. Pixley Isaka Seme Memorial Hospital fast-tracked for June opening
Dr. Pixley Isaka Seme Memorial Hospital fast-tracked for June openingArticle

The R3bn Dr. Pixley Isaka Seme Memorial Hospital in KwaMashu north of Durban, originally scheduled for completion by November, has been fast-tracked to open by June...

3 days ago

Cape Town Tourism wins top spot in international film awards
Cape Town Tourism wins top spot in international film awardsArticle

Cape Town Tourism's Love Cape Town, The Movie has been awarded the first prize in the "Tourism Destination - City" category at the International Tourism Film Festival, Africa Awards, while Cape Town Tourism's Welcome to Khayelitsha was awarded second prize.

3 days ago

#YouthMonth2020: Data prices and education during Covid-19
#YouthMonth2020: Data prices and education during Covid-19Article

The novel coronavirus has plunged the world into a host of social and economic difficulties since it was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization in March 2020...

Tasia Matlala 3 days ago

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma
Lockdown Level 3: Some of the detailsArticle

As the country moves towards Level 3 lockdown regulations on 1 June, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, outlined some of the details of the eased regulations...

3 days ago

New coastal by-laws for Cape Town
New coastal by-laws for Cape TownArticle

The City of Cape Town's Council has adopted the Coastal By-law during the meeting that was held yesterday, 27 May 2020. The City says the by-law is intended to better protect and manage its coastline...

28 May 2020

UCT GSB Solution Space, backed by MTN Group, selects 10 startups to join 12-week Venture Exploitation Programme
UCT GSB Solution Space, backed by MTN Group, selects 10 startups to join 12-week Venture Exploitation ProgrammeArticle

The cohort joins the Venture Exploitation Programme, the second phase of the UCT GSB Solution Space e-Track Programme, to accelerate their ventures...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 28 May 2020

Get fine-dining deliveries from these 5 Western Cape restaurants during the lockdown
Get fine-dining deliveries from these 5 Western Cape restaurants during the lockdownArticle

The following fine-dining restaurants are all currently offering forms of gourmet hampers and multiple course meal deliveries during the lockdown...

Ruth Cooper 28 May 2020

Sandras Phiri bids farewell to Startup Grind
Sandras Phiri bids farewell to Startup GrindArticle

Sandras Phiri has announced that the time has come for him to move on. He steps down as chapter director to focus his new company, StartupCircles.AI...

28 May 2020

Latest accreditations awarded to healthcare facilities by COHSASA
Latest accreditations awarded to healthcare facilities by COHSASAArticle

The first Life Healthcare hospital in South Africa, the Kingsbury Hospital in Claremont, Cape Town, has been accredited for two years by the Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (COHSASA)...

Issued by COHSASA 27 May 2020

The One Show finalists announced for 2020: SA in with 20 entries!
The One Show finalists announced for 2020: SA in with 20 entries!Article

The One Show has revealed its 2020 finalists with 20 finalist entries announced for South Africa...

27 May 2020

Africa’s dependency on commodity exports, including oil, makes it more vulnerable to the impact of Covid-19. Getty Images
How a post-Covid-19 revival could kickstart Africa's free trade areaArticle

The African Continental Free Trade Area was launched two years ago at an African Union (AU) summit in Kigali. It was scheduled to be implemented from 1 July 2020...

Faizel Ismail 27 May 2020

Unusual lockdown lesson
Unusual lockdown lessonArticle

Here's an unusual lockdown lesson: in this time of distance learning, colleges should start investing in large scale, physical, hands-on training equipment...

Issued by Pert Industrials 26 May 2020

New transcriptomic blood test to screen and monitor for TB
New transcriptomic blood test to screen and monitor for TBArticle

A new simple blood-based test that can identify healthy individuals who are at risk of developing tuberculosis (TB), identify those with subclinical or clinical disease, and can inform how well a patient would respond to treatment...

26 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: We need to plan, re-prioritise tourism for a new post-Covid-19 reality
#LockdownLessons: We need to plan, re-prioritise tourism for a new post-Covid-19 realityArticle

We chat to Enver Duminy, CEO of Cape Town Tourism as he shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how Cape Town Tourism is navigating these unusual times...

Robin Fredericks 26 May 2020

Influences of Covid-19 lockdowns in the property and the furniture removal industry
Influences of Covid-19 lockdowns in the property and the furniture removal industryArticle

A fair percentage of property owners and even the rental market will need to accommodate a degenerating cashflow as Covid-19's destructive influence starts impacting everyone's pockets over the short and long term...

Issued by SAFR 26 May 2020

GoodLuck to kick off 6-part 'Get Lucky Streaming' concert series from Cape Town studio
GoodLuck to kick off 6-part 'Get Lucky Streaming' concert series from Cape Town studioArticle

GoodLuck will be kicking off their six-part concert series, Get Lucky Streaming, from their Cape Town studio, dubbed GoodLuck HQ, on Saturday, 6 June 2020 at 7pm...

26 May 2020

The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax now
The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax nowArticle

The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax now are: Gomora, How To Steal A Country, (Sh)e, Loving Thokoza, The Beautiful People and Kings of Mulberry Street...

Issued by Showmax 26 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Companies putting the grit in integrity
#LockdownLessons: Companies putting the grit in integrityArticle

Terry Levin, creative director at Bizcommunity, shares her views of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the company is navigating these unusual times...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 May 2020

CPT hotel to reopen under certified safety protocol
CPT hotel to reopen under certified safety protocolArticle

The Radisson RED Hotel V&A Waterfront, Cape Town has announced a new Radisson Hotels Safety Protocol programme as it prepares to reopen this week. The protocol consists of in-depth cleanliness and disinfection procedures, in partnership SGS...

26 May 2020

Minimise case and pallet labelling downtime and rework
Minimise case and pallet labelling downtime and reworkArticle

Launched in May 2020, Markem-Imaje's 2200 Production Interface, locally available from Pyrotec PackMark, reduces the risk of rework and recalls. It does this by minimising the scope for operator error since label data and formats can be more easily controlled...

Issued by Pyrotec 26 May 2020

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GWC adds Cape Town and the Cape Winelands to its global networkArticle

The Cape Town and the Cape Winelands have officially joined the Great Wine Capitals global network...

26 May 2020

Homemakers Media Holdings launches petition
Homemakers Media Holdings launches petitionArticle

Leading South African company, Homemakers Media Holdings, has petitioned the government and policymakers to allow businesses in home-related industries to return to work earlier than Level 2 of the South African lockdown...

Issued by HOMEMAKERS 26 May 2020

Cuisine in the time of Covid-19 at City Lodge Hotels
Cuisine in the time of Covid-19 at City Lodge HotelsArticle

Running a food and beverage service at a quarantine or essential services hotel during the lockdown is a balancing act...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 25 May 2020

The Academy of Digital Arts launches real-time virtual classes
The Academy of Digital Arts launches real-time virtual classesArticle

The internationally-renowned Academy of Digital Arts has just launched a brand-new, real-time virtual short course offering, blending the best of live, instructor-led teaching with the convenience and accessibility of remote learning...

Issued by Academy of Digital Arts 25 May 2020

The future of urbanisation in a millennial, post-Covid-19 world
The future of urbanisation in a millennial, post-Covid-19 worldArticle

With 55% of the world's population already living in urban areas and numbers expected to increase to almost 70% by 2050, urbanisation continues to be a major watchword in the 21st century...

25 May 2020

There's a complex history of skin lighteners in Africa and beyond
There's a complex history of skin lighteners in Africa and beyondArticle

Somali-American activists recently scored a victory against Amazon and against colourism, which is prejudice based on preference for people with lighter skin tones...

Lynn M. Thomas 25 May 2020

Woop woop! UCT celebrates translation of app into isiXhosa for students
Woop woop! UCT celebrates translation of app into isiXhosa for studentsArticle

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has marked a milestone with the translation of the wish, outcome, obstacle, plan (Woop) web application into isiXhosa. The app is a self-regulating, goal-setting intervention that is available in 12 main international languages. isiXhosa is the first African vernacular language translation.

22 May 2020

Duke takes Jive Cape Town Funny Festival online with #5SecondsOfFunny Challenge
Duke takes Jive Cape Town Funny Festival online with #5SecondsOfFunny ChallengeArticle

The Duke Group created the Jive #5SecondsOfFunny Challenge, taking some of Cape Town's best-loved comedians online for 30 days of short, sharp five-second comedy snippets...

Issued by Duke Advertising 22 May 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

A mural by famed Cape Town artist Faith47. Frédéric Soltan/Corbis/Getty Images.
Cape Town's creative firms are business innovators - but they're vulnerableArticle

Rhodes University research findings show that there is an agile group of mostly small, highly innovative, firms that combine cultural and digital skills to meet market demand...

Jen Snowball 22 May 2020

Up the Creek goes online with relief show
Up the Creek goes online with relief showArticle

Up the Creek has joined forces with some key players in the industry to put together an online show on Saturday 6 June to raise much needed funds for the events industry...

22 May 2020

Repo rate reduction further incentive for savvy home buyers
Repo rate reduction further incentive for savvy home buyersArticle

The announcement of a further reduction of 50 bps in the repo rate will have a positive effect on the residential property market, albeit deferred until potential buyers can begin transacting in earnest...

Dr Andrew Golding 22 May 2020

French Tech offers virtual mentorship programme
French Tech offers virtual mentorship programmeArticle

French Tech Cape Town & Johannesburg has announced a series of initiatives to support South African tech entrepreneurs to help mitigate the effect of Covid-19...

21 May 2020

Primedia Outdoor supports #SendingLove - the world's largest user-generated digital out-of-home campaign
Primedia Outdoor supports #SendingLove - the world's largest user-generated digital out-of-home campaignArticle

User-generated messages of love and unity are being displayed on digital out of home screens worldwide with social media amplification ensuring the messages are seen by millions - at home...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 21 May 2020

Court orders City of Cape Town to leave Obs occupiers alone
Court orders City of Cape Town to leave Obs occupiers aloneArticle

Shack dwellers and homeless people who have erected a tent in Observatory, Cape Town, have obtained an urgent interim interdict that prevents the City from evicting them. The tent, home now to dozens of people, has been erected on the lawn in front of a vacated old age home, Arcadia House, owned by Cape Peninsula Organisation for the Aged (CPOA)...

21 May 2020

Ford appoints Londeka Mkhize as new social media lead
Ford appoints Londeka Mkhize as new social media leadArticle

Ford Motor Company has named Londeka Mkhize its new social media lead for South Africa...

21 May 2020

Introducing Park It, Live! - a new drive-in live show concept to launch in JHB and CPT
Introducing Park It, Live! - a new drive-in live show concept to launch in JHB and CPTArticle

The Beanstalk and The Good Times co launch Park It, Live!, a drive-in experience of a series of live shows to be enjoyed from the comfort of a car in Joburg and Cape Town...

21 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: 'Dine in. Do good!' with local NGO StreetSmart
#LockdownLessons: 'Dine in. Do good!' with local NGO StreetSmartArticle

Melanie Burke, chairman of StreetSmart South Africa, shares her lockdown lessons and how StreetSmart is navigating the lockdown in stages by keeping hope alive and preparing for the new normal...

Sindy Peters 21 May 2020

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Motor vehicle renewals still affected by Covid-19 lockdownArticle

Motorists who were meant to renew their motor vehicle licences in March, April and May but have been unable to do so directly because of the Covid-19 lockdown measures, are advised that a grace period is still in effect...

21 May 2020

Using beauty as a vehicle for economic inclusion
Using beauty as a vehicle for economic inclusionArticle

The Covid-19 lockdown has stalled South Africa's dynamic beauty services industry. Due to the high-touch nature of the job, it may be a while until beauty practitioners are able to safely resume trade...

Lauren Hartzenberg 20 May 2020

R5m advertising support fund for SME's launched by Tractor Outdoor
R5m advertising support fund for SME's launched by Tractor OutdoorArticle

Tractor has launched an advertising fund to offer support to South Africa's SME's most severely affected by the Covid-19 crisis...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 20 May 2020

#MusicExchange: Jann Klose
#MusicExchange: Jann KloseArticle

Singer, songwriter Jann Klose commemorates his dearly departed manager in an emotional lockdown-produced music video...

Martin Myers 20 May 2020

5 ways to help the travel industry right now
5 ways to help the travel industry right nowArticle

While South African Tourism is working on the recovery plan for the industry, there are still things we can do in our own capacity to help out...

Guy Stehlik 20 May 2020

A day in the lockdown life of Meta Media group MD Kagiso Musi
A day in the lockdown life of Meta Media group MD Kagiso MusiArticle

Group MD of Meta Media, Kagiso Musi's account of work-life in the time of Covid-19, part of a series of articles looking into how agencies and agency folk are responding to the crisis and viewing it through a creative lens...

Jessica Tennant 19 May 2020

Electronic Communications Sector: Covid-19 Highlights
Electronic Communications Sector: Covid-19 HighlightsArticle

The Electronic Communication sector of South Africa has seen many changes to its legislative universe as well as important omissions. This includes the omission, likely as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, of the much-anticipated Protection of Personal Information Act No 4 of 2013, widely expected to be enacted on 1 April 2020...

Ezra Pillay 19 May 2020

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