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Hidden threats behind top TV series and films

The first big TV event of the 2021 awards season finally started this past Sunday with the 78th annual Golden Globes. However, TV shows and films are not only sources of entertainment but also an attractive lure for cybercriminals...

14 hours ago;

#BehindTheMask: Cheryl Reddy, managing partner and Africa lead at Eclipse Communications

This week I catch up with Cheryl Reddy, managing partner of the Johannesburg operations of Eclipse Communications and Africa Hub lead...

Evan-Lee Courie 13 hours ago;

City Events Permit Office opens applications for events not exceeding 250 people

In light of the latest national disaster regulations allowing for gatherings with limited participants, the City of Cape Town's Events Permit Office is ready to receive and process event permit applications.

8 hours ago;

ByDesign launches digital marketing agency

Johannesburg-based Communications Firm ByDesign has launched a new stand-alone digital services business, ByDesign Digital, as a major component of its journey towards becoming a fully integrated, full-service communications company...

8 hours ago;

Reflective moments for marketers

Percy Shangase, managing owner at Mashuku Marketing Solutions, writes that in the wake of the crippling pandemic, brand equity is under attack...

Percy Shangase 9 hours ago;

Healthcare
What South Africans should know, but don't, about government's Covid-19 vaccine procurement

The Covid-19 pandemic has again highlighted the challenges facing public procurement in South Africa...

Geo Quinot 10 hours ago;

Study focuses on better approaches to interrupt TB transmission

Tuberculosis (TB) is ranked as one of the deadliest infectious diseases globally. According to the World Health Organisation's (WHO) Global Tuberculosis Report]], Africa hosts 25% of the world's TB burden...

12 hours ago;

Retail
Listen up! The next step in the gender equality conversation

Cancelling 'cancel culture' can open further conversations that lead to gender parity, says Procter & Gamble's Cassie Jaganyi...

Cassie Jaganyi 5 hours ago;

Spur group to expand takeaway format following revenue slump

The company is introducing drive-thru formats for its RocoMamas and Spur franchises and a drive-thru, click-and-collect option for Bento franchises...

10 hours ago;

Informal township businesses adapting to new Covid-19 world

GG Alcock from KasiNomics details how informal kasi businesses have adapted to a new world, using technology, social media and delivery...

GG Alcock 8 hours ago;

Energy & Mining
Self-generated power, less red tape and new tech will drive SA mining forward

South African mines have been granted state permission to generate energy for their own use without having to rely on Eskom's unstable power supply...

Owen Murphy 15 hours ago;

Africa looks likely to continue relying on power from fossil fuels for some time

The narratives of leapfrogging to new technologies are pervasive when it comes to development in Africa. One example is skipping cord phones and landlines to advance directly from limited phone coverage to wide mobile phone usage. Another that's frequently discussed is Africa's potential for a quick transition to renewable energy...

13 hours ago;

CSI & Sustainability
Activate youth panel frustrated by corruption stealing their future

Activate! Change Drivers will be launching a campaign this year called #youthagainstcorruption to galvanise youth voices against the issue...

12 hours ago;

Finance
Withdrawing retirement funds on emigration: The impact of the Taxation Laws Amendment Act

As currently worded, the definitions of pension preservation fund, provident preservation fund and retirement annuity fund in section 1 of the Income Tax Act, 1962, make provision for a payment of lump sum benefits...

Lize de la Harpe 12 hours ago;

Changes to Regulation 28, a step in the right direction

The proposed amendment to Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act, which will allow investment in infrastructure within the various asset categories, is a step in the right direction...

11 hours ago;

Agriculture
A common soil pesticide cut wild bee reproduction by 89% - here's why scientists are worried

EU-banned pesticides could not only threaten wild bees where they eat, but where they sleep too...

Philip Donkersley 8 hours ago;

Construction & Engineering
Why South Africa needs a new water agency

In his 2021 SONA, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the establishment of a National Water Resources Infrastructure Agency would be accelerated...

Mike Muller 14 hours ago;

Legal
New board urged to remedy dysfunctional forensic labs

The newly appointed National Forensic Oversight and Ethics Board are urged to find solutions to the current dysfunctional state of the National Forensic Science Laboratories...

13 hours ago;

I spy with your Wi-Fi: Legalities of monitoring employees who WFH

No employer wants to pay someone to watch television or play games during work hours. As a result, employers across the globe are turning to employee monitoring technology...

Keketso Kgomosotho, with Johan Botes 7 hours ago;

Property
Mirfin survey highlights what managing agents expect from service providers

Mirfin recently conduced a client survey with a view to gain a more thorough understanding of the needs and preferences of industry decision-makers...

13 hours ago;

Education
WeThinkCode_ to launch Durban campus

The WeThinkCode_ software programming training academy has announced it will be opening a campus in Durban this July...

7 hours ago;

Tourism & Travel
Digital health passport launches in South Africa

The user-friendly mobile app will provide support in helping to restart tourism, business, sports, events and job creation on a national level...

13 hours ago;

ICT
Debunking blockchain and cryptocurrency myths

One of the greater barriers to investment and adoption of cryptos and blockchain technology lies within the scepticism that surrounds it...

Sean Sanders 13 hours ago;

Visa Everywhere Initiative 2021 open for entry

Entry is officially open for Visa's 2021 edition of the Everywhere Initiative - a competition for fintech companies from all over the world...

6 hours ago;

Logistics & Transport
FedEx Express awarded Best Gender Equality Workplace

FedEx Express has been recognised for most 'Gender Inclusive Workplace' at the World HRD Congress at the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Awards 2021...

12 hours ago;

Lifestyle
Zeitz MOCAA now offers free entry on your birthday

Zeitz MOCAA is offering free entry on your birthday; all you have to do to claim your 'gift' is present a valid South African ID or African passport reflecting your birth date...

11 hours ago;

Sun City to reopen resort for day visitors

The Sun City Resort will welcome day visitors from Monday to Friday when it reopens on 8 March 2021.

9 hours ago;

Automotive
Volvo plans to be fully electric car company by 2030

Volvo Cars has announced that it intends to become a fully electric car company by 2030, phasing out any car in its global portfolio with an internal combustion engine...

14 hours ago;

Entrepreneurship
13 enterprises in Loeriesfontein receive funding to drive transformation

A cohort of 13 micro businesses and social entities in Loeriesfontein have received funding to support their goals as presented in their funding applications...

9 hours ago;

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