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Thursday, 15 February 2018 15:20

Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Northern Cape Drought Declared a National Disaster

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The National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) has undertaken to bring together a group of stakeholders, including Agri SA, to deal with the devastating effects PRETORIA, South Africa, February 15, 2018/ -- The National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) on 13 February 2018 declared the ongoing drought in the Western Cape, Eastern Cape…
Thursday, 15 February 2018 14:23

United Nations Youth Envoy engages with young girls at a school in Pretoria

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The club, a programme organized by non-profit organization Soul City, aims to empower girls on HIV prevention and sexual and reproductive health PRETORIA, South Africa, February 15, 2018/ -- The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, yesterday (February 12, 2018) held an interactive discussion with young girls from the…
Thursday, 15 February 2018 14:18

Dimension Data ex-CEO Brett Dawson joins board of Ubusha Technology

Written by Luxury Brands
Johannesburg: Less than two years after handing over the reins at Dimension Data, Brett Dawson is joining the board of Ubusha Technology, an African ICT company that offers cyber security, identity governance and access management solutions to the private and public sectors. Brett will offer strategic input to the firm and…
Market conditions in 2017 were challenging for the South African insurance industry with significant loss activity and a soft pricing environment. Last year saw a number of large losses and natural catastrophes (Nat Cats), with substantial losses incurred as a result of heavy storms, floods, drought and fires.  Added to…
Thursday, 15 February 2018 12:10

Efficient automotive production with RFID technology

Written by CubicICE
Production of the Audi A8 in Neckarsulm: Continuous wireless identification It all starts with a piece of metal. In the body shop, the rear part of the vehicle represents the first stage in creating a customer’s specific order. Step by step, the car at long last starts to take shape.…
Thursday, 15 February 2018 11:56

Software-Powered Connected Services Drive Digital Transformation

Written by CubicICE
 Expanding services from Rockwell Automation help build and draw benefits from connected operations A great number of industrial companies are implementing digital technologies aimed at optimising operations. Whether targeting point solutions or undergoing a full digital transformation, most organisations need support to plan for, deploy, and maintain new solutions, or…
Design Quarter will be adding a fun and unique offering to the DQ experience when they launch Food Truck Fridays together with Amped Events on 23 February 2018. What better way to end off the work week and ease your way into the weekend than by enjoying trendy, culinary food…
Thursday, 15 February 2018 11:14

Executives in the Line of Fire: A Cautionary Tale of Risk Assurance

Written by Karabelo
2017 saw the resignation of several senior executives of large global corporations as a result of organisation-wide malpractice. This has established a new benchmark for accountability in South Africa: executives are being more assertive when it comes to wrongdoings within their businesses. The directors’ role is to balance performance and…
Thursday, 15 February 2018 09:39

Monster Hydro and Toyota Warrior OCR Series Team Up

Written by Viv Quann
GAUTENG, PRETORIA,  - Advendurance CEO, Fritz Pienaar, today signed a deal that will see Monster Hydro become the Official Energy Drink brand to the successful Toyota Warrior OCR Series, powered by Reebok. This deal has come just in time for the launch of the upcoming Bloemfontein Toyota Warrior Race 2…
Thursday, 15 February 2018 09:20

Tax break for employees on voluntary retrenchment benefits

Written by Teresa Settas
By Joon Chong, Partner, Dhevarsha Ramjettan, Partner, Nivaani Moodley, Associate and Belinda Price, Associate at Webber Wentzel The South African Institute of Tax Professionals (SAIT) recently made submissions to the South African Revenue Service (SARS) regarding the tax treatment of amounts received in consequence of voluntary retrenchments. SAIT has received…
Thursday, 15 February 2018 09:15

Experts expect Fall Armyworm may spread throughout South Africa

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Although this fall armyworm attacks mostly maize plants, it may occasionally attack cotton, wheat, sorghum, soybeans, potatoes and groundnuts PRETORIA, South Africa, February 14, 2018/ -- According to a recent media release, experts expect the fall armyworm (FAW) to spread across South Africa, with the possible exception of the Western…
Thursday, 15 February 2018 09:10

Rocking radio content for the Massiv purpose market

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The not-so-hidden secret behind the buzz surrounding the Massiv Metro taxi radio station is finely tuned radio programming. Hybrid radio station Massiv Metro is the brainchild of top-rated DJ, DJ Sbu and Massiv Media, the 2017 Media Owner of the Year Award winner, that streams live in Johannesburg taxi ranks and taxis, and…

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