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Harnessing creativity and resetting in the "new normal"

Six months into the global pandemic, the term "new normal" has been doing its rounds a fair bit and has become the new normal...

By Candy Dempers, Issued by MediaHeads 360 2 hours ago

The art of unlearning and reimagining

Covid-19 is forcing us to have many conversations we probably should have initiated a long time ago. One of which is whether our education systems need to change...

Issued by SAICA 23 Sep 2020

Environmental surveillance could provide an earlier and clearer picture for public health interventions

If there was any doubt, the coronavirus pandemic has clearly revealed that we inhabit a world where people, animals and environments are interconnected and interdependent...

By Dr Eunice Ubomba-Jaswa and Dr Nonhlanhla Kalebaila 23 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Despite Covid-19 health eatery Poké Co expands - Q&A with founder Andrew Flanagan

Despite the challenges facing the food and beverage industry as a result of Covid-19, Andrew Flanagan, founder of health food restaurant Poké Co, recently opened his fourth store...

By Ruth Cooper 23 Sep 2020

Medical scheme industry's response to Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic prompted a rapid response from medical schemes to find ways to assist their members, while still maintaining compliance with the very tight regulatory framework that governs the funding industry...

22 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Buy local, drink responsibly to kickstart craft beer recovery

With tasting rooms shut for months and retail sales restricted, many local breweries have shed jobs, and some have been forced to shut down entirely...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Sep 2020

Covid-19 and HIV: so far it seems the outcome is not what was feared

Based on official figures - which may be somewhat under reported - Covid-19 has not been as devastating in South Africa as initially feared...

By Burtram C. Fielding 21 Sep 2020

Can Covid-19 inspire a new way of planning African cities?

Health crises are not new in Africa. The continent has grappled with infectious diseases on all levels, from local (such as malaria) to regional (Ebola) to global (Covid-19)...

By Patrick Brandful Cobbinah, Ellis Adjei Adams & Michael Odei Erdiaw-Kwasie 21 Sep 2020

Shaking the foundations: Time to change the structure of our cities

It's easy to fall into the doom-and-gloom trap of how the current pandemic will forever change the face of cities...

By Patrick McInerney, Christoph Malan, Catharine Atkins and Malika Walele 18 Sep 2020

Goedgedacht Trust to host online benefit auction

The Goedgedacht Trust, a farm-based community support organisation in the Swartland region of the Western Cape, is set to host an online benefit auction, starting Thursday, 1 October...

17 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: How local brands can leverage their 'made in SA' status to entice shoppers

Locally sourced products and services comfort consumers, meeting their new needs for hygiene and spreading feel-good stories that celebrate the best of our diverse culture...

By Karin Du Chenne 17 Sep 2020

SA's tourism sector promises to keep travellers safe as borders set to open

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that the country's borders would open to international travellers under the strictest conditions, the South African tourism sector has promised to keep these incoming travellers safe...

17 Sep 2020

International travel makes a return under alert level 1

South Africa will reopen its international borders on 1 October 2020...

17 Sep 2020

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