Latest South African press releases

Tuesday, 07 February 2017 19:56

Wage Negotiations At University Of Cape Town Deadlocked

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Salary negotiations between staff bodies and University of Cape Town management have become deadlocked after management refused to negotiate as per the recognition agreements with each Union, and instead provided the Unions with a final, non-negotiable offer in response to Union demands. Both the Employees Union and the Academics Union’s…
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 13:22

FTTX adds tremendous value to communities

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South Africa has recently seen fast-paced developments in the implementation of Fiber to the x  (FTTX), which includes fibre to the business (FTTB) and fibre to the home (FTTH). FTTX broadband network architecture, which makes use of optical fibre, offers unsurpassed Internet speeds and a richer broadband experience.  It adds…
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 07:30

Where is the cheap chicken?

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Chicken farmers in South Africa are complaining that cheap frozen chicken imports are causing havoc in their industry forcing factory closures and job losses. Retail Price Watch the consumer website which compares the prices of household groceries around the country, recently published a survey which demonstrated that locally produced bulk frozen…
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 09:57

Cape Town’s water restrictions – restricting or a necessary, new way of life?

Written by Annemarie Roodbol
“Drought has exposed the poor, or lack of, water management”   “The drought that has impacted many regions within South Africa for a considerable length of time now has exposed the poor, or lack of, water management (monitoring and control) ability of many water institutions, as well as the difficulties…
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 07:57

Mining Indaba Commentary: Garyn Rapson & Kenneth Coster

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Garyn Rapson, a Partner in the Mining Sector Group at Webber Wentzel In relation to environmental issues discussed at the opening of Mining Indaba 2017, Rapson says that a lot has been done to improve regulatory efficiencies but draft regulations still need to be finalised to close the loop for…
- By Genesis Articles Global Introduction   Leading supplier of specialised Business Management (BMS) and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions    Lorge Consulting Services has done it again. The Midrand-based powerhouse service provider   celebrates yet another milestone achievement by successfully supplying and installing a turnkey software solution for a market leader with…
Monday, 06 February 2017 12:52

Survive the High Cost of Tuition with Appropriate Insurance Covers

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The start of the academic year is a tough time for many parents when it comes to managing the spiralling costs that come with sending a child to school or varsity.  Besides tuition fees, there’s the realisation that all the electronic gadgets such as tablets, phones, laptops, iPads and cameras,…
Monday, 06 February 2017 12:45

New Summit To Shine A New Light On South Africa’s Brand Identity

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South Africa has come a long way since the dark days of Apartheid. 22 years following the dawn of democratic South Africa, our country has dramatically changed in many ways. Indeed, how we see ourselves as South Africans and how the world sees us, has been profoundly altered.   Launching in 2017, The South…
For the South African market, Identiscan is the security system used to scan information off of all kinds of barcodes including South African Identity Documents and Cards, and motor vehicles. Identiscan is set to replace the outdated visitor's book, which needs to be manually updated and which is not an…
Monday, 06 February 2017 09:19

Former waiter becomes a business mogul

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At 23 years of age, Thembokuhle Shongwe becomes the second best performing forex trader in the South African trading currency index; Born in the hills of Kwa-Zulu Natal Empangeni, Thembokuhle is a Financial Analyst graduate from the University of South Africa (UNISA), He is the founder and the president of Titan Forex Academy.…
Monday, 06 February 2017 09:03

Nkukhu Box – Mr. Itumeleng Mpatlanyana

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1. Please share a little about your entrepreneurial background – and where your passion for food comes from. Because of my not so privileged childhood back ground, not being able to have the cool clothes, toys and a nice school lunch box I wanted, i figured out that the only way i…
Sunday, 05 February 2017 12:53

AGA Wenlock Fireplace

Written by Jodi Lynn Karpes
The timeless appeal of a cast-iron fireplace is hard to beat and AGA fireplaces are among the best money can buy. The AGA Wenlock is no exception. With its traditional moulded detail, arched side panels and striking wired handle, it would make a stunning centrepiece in any home. The compact…
Friday, 03 February 2017 13:09

Cardtronics Expands into South Africa By Acquiring Spark ATM Systems

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Cardtronics plc announced that it has closed on the acquisition of Spark ATM Systems Proprietary Limited — a move that marks Cardtronics’ entry into the South African market. Privately held and headquartered in Cape Town, Spark ATM Systems is a fast-growing independent ATM deployer (“IAD”) in South Africa, with a…
Friday, 03 February 2017 13:01

R1million in bursaries on offer from the AAA School of Advertising

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The AAA School of Advertising is offering R1million worth of bursaries as a means of ‘giving back’ to the broader Marketing and Communications sector, and to assist with the transformation process in the industry currently being undertaken by the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA).  The bursaries are on offer…
Thursday, 02 February 2017 11:10

Launch of alphology, a new method of teaching and learning.

Written by jabulani andrew nzilane
Alphology is proud to announce its new website of the same title. This is a new Learner Teacher Support Material website that uses crossword puzzles as a means of teaching. It embraces the concept of Mindful Teaching=Mindful Learning which emphasizes that in order for effective learning to manifest, learners must…

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