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Blueprints ready for Cecilia Makiwane Gallagher Critical Care Hospital
Blueprints ready for Cecilia Makiwane Gallagher Critical Care HospitalArticle

The projected medical facility will be named the Cecilia Makiwane Gallagher Critical Care Hospital, in recognition of South Africa's first black registered professional nurse...

1 day ago

Labia Family donates R1m to Solidarity Fund
Labia Family donates R1m to Solidarity FundArticle

Natale and Antonia Labia have announced a donation of R1m from the Charitable Foundation of the Labia Family, the Fondazione Labia, towards the Solidarity Fund...

3 days ago

Ubuntu - the philosophy we need to follow right now
Ubuntu - the philosophy we need to follow right nowArticle

We're seeing much more in the way of actual help for those affected by coronavirus than I've seen for any other cause, anywhere in South Africa, ever...

Marc Lubner 1 Jun 2020

Covid-19: How corporates can rise to the occasion and support vulnerable communities
Covid-19: How corporates can rise to the occasion and support vulnerable communitiesArticle

In the face of severe socio-economic realities, what can organisations do to protect and empower our vulnerable communities?

22 May 2020

NGO donates over 4,000 masks to help those on Covid-19 frontline
NGO donates over 4,000 masks to help those on Covid-19 frontlineArticle

South African NGO Smile Foundation has donated 4,000 N95 masks and 300 imported masks with 'germ trap' technology to medical workers on South Africa's Covid-19 frontline...

22 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: We are only as strong as our most vulnerable
#LockdownLessons: We are only as strong as our most vulnerableArticle

Amina Rai, regional communication officer for the UNHCR Private Sector Partnerships Africa, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 18 May 2020

Prepare your workplace for Covid-19
Prepare your workplace for Covid-19Article

The Covid-19 global pandemic has triggered unprecedented disruption, impacting organisations across the world...

Martin Smith 15 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Pandemic reminding us of importance of ubuntu, responsible kindness
#LockdownLessons: Pandemic reminding us of importance of ubuntu, responsible kindnessArticle

Thandazile Precious Nala, marketing manager at Afrika Tikkun, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 13 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Working together to flatten the curve, ignite the economy
#LockdownLessons: Working together to flatten the curve, ignite the economyArticle

Tracey Henry, CEO at Tshikululu Social Investment, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 12 May 2020

South Africa has raised social grants: Why this shouldn't be a stop-gap measure
South Africa has raised social grants: Why this shouldn't be a stop-gap measureArticle

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa recently announced a significant package of social and economic measures to address the fallout from the country's COVID-19 lockdown...

Christopher Webb and Natasha Vally 11 May 2020

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FoodForward SA delivers 86,500 food parcels in 10 daysArticle

FoodForward SA, through its partnership with the Solidarity Fund, successfully delivered 86,500 food parcels to vulnerable households experiencing severe food insecurity...

7 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Make it work, despite the challenges, says Brimis' Andile Nqandela
#LockdownLessons: Make it work, despite the challenges, says Brimis' Andile NqandelaArticle

Andile Nqandela, founder and managing director of Brimis Engineering, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 7 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Adapt where possible, says Clover Mama Afrika Trust's Prof Elain Vlok
#LockdownLessons: Adapt where possible, says Clover Mama Afrika Trust's Prof Elain VlokArticle

Professor Elain Vlok, Clover manager of the Clover Mama Afrika Trust, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 6 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Communication is key, keep talking, says Galetti's John Jack
#LockdownLessons: Communication is key, keep talking, says Galetti's John JackArticle

John Jack, CEO for Galetti Corporate Real Estate, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 6 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: We're all in this together, says Adrian Goslett of RE/MAX of Southern Africa
#LockdownLessons: We're all in this together, says Adrian Goslett of RE/MAX of Southern AfricaArticle

Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 5 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Patience is key, says Bartlett Construction's Wayne Bartlett
#LockdownLessons: Patience is key, says Bartlett Construction's Wayne BartlettArticle

Wayne Bartlett, director for Bartlett Construction, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 5 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Lockdown driving innovation, says STAG African's John Schooling
#LockdownLessons: Lockdown driving innovation, says STAG African's John SchoolingArticle

John Schooling, CEO of STAG African, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 4 May 2020

Open letter: South Africa's forgotten sector
Open letter: South Africa's forgotten sectorArticle

Those that we support and those who support us are on the verge of collapse due to the Covid-19 pandemic...

Marc Lubner, Hedley Lewis, Kelly du Plessis, Lauren Pretorius, Cassey Chambers 4 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Lockdown has shown us the need for community
#LockdownLessons: Lockdown has shown us the need for communityArticle

We are upskilling our agents and most of the adjustments that have been, and continue to be made, are likely to remain in place with many becoming the new normal...

Yael Geffen 4 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Mining partners developing new ways to work
#LockdownLessons: Mining partners developing new ways to workArticle

As South Africa's mining sector gradually ramps up after the national lockdown, a new world of restrictions, regulations and protocols is evolving...

Andrew van Zyl 4 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Face the future with optimism, creativity
#LockdownLessons: Face the future with optimism, creativityArticle

Nearly every industry is getting pummelled by the spread of Covid-19 and architecture is no exception...

Estelle Meiring 28 Apr 2020

Property Industry Group updates relief guidelines
Property Industry Group updates relief guidelinesArticle

The Property Industry Group, in response to the extended lockdown, has now announced updated retail tenant assistance and relief guidelines...

28 Apr 2020

Fruit packhouse continues operations after Covid-19 scare
Fruit packhouse continues operations after Covid-19 scareArticle

A fruit packhouse in Ceres has continued its operations, under strict guidance and supervision of the Department of Health, after an employee tested positive for Covid-19...

Liezl Human 28 Apr 2020

Gradual lifting of lockdown - impact on agriculture
Gradual lifting of lockdown - impact on agricultureArticle

The phased or risk-adjusted approach to lift the current national lockdown is welcome news for the agricultural sector, especially those industries mostly affected by the Covid-19 lockdown...

Dawie Maree 24 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Q&A with Kate Roper of Aurecon
#LockdownLessons: Q&A with Kate Roper of AureconArticle

Kate Roper, client director, health and education at Aurecon, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 24 Apr 2020

Landlord-tenant collaboration key to continuity in retail property sector
Landlord-tenant collaboration key to continuity in retail property sectorArticle

Perhaps unsurprisingly, given the lockdown, the retail sector is stacking up to be the hardest hit by Covid-19 in the short term...

Ridwaan Loonat 24 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Q&A with Armond Boshoff, CEO of Atterbury
#LockdownLessons: Q&A with Armond Boshoff, CEO of AtterburyArticle

Armond Boshoff, CEO of Atterbury, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis, how his organisation is navigating these unusual times, where the challenges and opportunities lie...

Sindy Peters 23 Apr 2020

Sew-Eurodrive joins SA campaign in 3D printing face masks, shields
Sew-Eurodrive joins SA campaign in 3D printing face masks, shieldsArticle

Sew-Eurodrive has joined a nationwide campaign to use 3D printing technology to produce much-needed face masks and shields for healthcare workers and first responders...

23 Apr 2020

Africa Tikkun launches #FaceUpToCovid19 campaign
Africa Tikkun launches #FaceUpToCovid19 campaignArticle

South African NGO Afrika Tikkun has launched its #FaceUpToCovid19 campaign, providing cloth face masks to some of the country's most vulnerable citizens...

23 Apr 2020

Newly formed property council to tackle impact of Covid-19
Newly formed property council to tackle impact of Covid-19Article

The National Property Practitioners Council aims to act as the national industry representative body in all matters pertaining to the sector...

23 Apr 2020

Online education could accentuate inequality in educational outcomes
Online education could accentuate inequality in educational outcomesArticle

The optimistic view that the Covid-19 crisis will spark an irreversible and positive system change in education is a view that has been challenged by the reality of South Africa's deep inequality...

Sofia Neves 23 Apr 2020

BIBC provides relief for construction industry during lockdown
BIBC provides relief for construction industry during lockdownArticle

The BIBC paid out over R58m in advances to eligible employees of employers who were registered and compliant over the period from 1 November 2019 to 26 March 2020...

22 Apr 2020

Ripple effects of supervening impossibility on commercial lease agreements
Ripple effects of supervening impossibility on commercial lease agreementsArticle

During this challenging time of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and national lockdown, it is appropriate when considering commercial lease agreements to also consider...

Darryl Furman and Jayde Vaughan 22 Apr 2020

Boogertman + Partners collaborate on FNB Soccer City field hospital design
Boogertman + Partners collaborate on FNB Soccer City field hospital designArticle

Boogertman + Partners has delivered a design proposal to turn the Johannesburg FNB Soccer City Stadium into a 1,500 bed field hospital...

21 Apr 2020

Lockdown set to hit already troubled construction industry hard
Lockdown set to hit already troubled construction industry hardArticle

The lockdown and its aftermath are set to raise all sorts of issues for an industry that is already in trouble...

15 Apr 2020

Sellers, be ready to capitalise on pent-up demand post-lockdown
Sellers, be ready to capitalise on pent-up demand post-lockdownArticle

There is no doubt that the post-Covid-19 lockdown recession will weigh on the property market...

Samuel Seeff 14 Apr 2020

Lockdown relief secured for waste pickers
Lockdown relief secured for waste pickersArticle

Following the discussions, the packaging industry immediately donated R785,000 to the relief effort...

14 Apr 2020

Many employers shifting economic burden of Covid-19 crisis onto workers - report
Many employers shifting economic burden of Covid-19 crisis onto workers - reportArticle

Of the companies that have ceased operations, only a few have applied to the C19 TERS fund...

9 Apr 2020

8 #stayathome date ideas to keep the love alive during lockdown
8 #stayathome date ideas to keep the love alive during lockdownArticle

If you're going through the 21-day lockdown, to curb the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus in South Africa, with your significant other, there's no need to let the love die...

8 Apr 2020

Santam commits R200m to Covid-19 relief efforts
Santam commits R200m to Covid-19 relief effortsArticle

The Santam Group has committed R200m toward Covid-19 relief efforts and the government's Solidarity Fund...

2 Apr 2020

1st for Women supports GBV Command Centre during coronavirus lockdown
1st for Women supports GBV Command Centre during coronavirus lockdownArticle

1st for Women is providing support to the National Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Command Centre as calls triple during during the national lockdown implemented due to the Covid-19 pandemic...

2 Apr 2020

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 1 Apr 2020

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 1 Apr 2020

"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 31 Mar 2020

These independent food businesses are still operating during #SALockdown
These independent food businesses are still operating during #SALockdownArticle

Studio H has compiled a list of independently-owned food businesses that are continuing to operate during the lockdown in South Africa...

31 Mar 2020

Department of Sport, Arts and Culture finalises R150m Covid-19 relief fund for athletes, artists
Department of Sport, Arts and Culture finalises R150m Covid-19 relief fund for athletes, artistsArticle

Following consultations with the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) and the Cultural and Creative Industries Federation of South Africa (CCIFSA), the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) has finalised the criteria to distribute the R150m Covid-19 relief fund for artists and athletes...

31 Mar 2020

What to expect from property in a Covid-19 world
What to expect from property in a Covid-19 worldArticle

As we all band together against the Covid-19 virus and the inevitable economic chaos that will be left in its wake, information sharing has never been more important...

Schalk van der Merwe 30 Mar 2020

Government identifies 17 parcels of land for Covid-19 resettlement
Government identifies 17 parcels of land for Covid-19 resettlementArticle

Government has identified 17 land parcels for resettlement purposes for people who stay in informal settlements should the need arise, as the country deals with the spread of Covid-19...

30 Mar 2020

How SA's travel and wine industry is coping with the Covid-19 outbreak
How SA's travel and wine industry is coping with the Covid-19 outbreakArticle

We're in trouble. Weeks, even days ago, I never thought that I'd have to pen such words. As a result of Covid-19, we're essentially being forced to navigate waters that are not only unchartered but also as stormy as can be...

Jared Ruttenberg 30 Mar 2020

Motsepe family, partners pledge R1bn in fight against coronavirus in SA
Motsepe family, partners pledge R1bn in fight against coronavirus in SAArticle

The Motsepe Family, in partnership with Sanlam, African Rainbow Capital, African Rainbow Minerals and others, has pledged R1bn to assist in tackling the coronavirus pandemic...

30 Mar 2020

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