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Saturday, 20 May 2017 10:16

The 1st Mzantsi Jazz Awards

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#zajazzawards01 Today we are excited to announce the kick off of the first Mzantsi Jazz Awards (MJAs) season which will culminate with awarding the deserving South African jazz artists. If you are fan of Jazz, you will know that South African jazz has grown in leaps and bounds and we also…
Friday, 19 May 2017 15:00

A Heroic day for the Sandton SPCA

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6 May 2017 was international Free Comic Book Day where, all over the world comic books are handed out to visitors of local events. Sandton comic book store, Central City Comics decided to use this day to help visitors embrace their inner superheroes and raise funds for the Sandton SPCA.…
Friday, 19 May 2017 14:32

The #CCHeroes of Free Comic Book Day 6 May 2017

Written by Carla
On Saturday, May 6, the 16th annual Free Comic Book Day was celebrated by more than 2,000 comic/geeky stores worldwide, handing out approximately 6 million comics into the hands of eager fans. It’s a day for welcoming new people to the world of comics and stores that sell them. But…
Friday, 19 May 2017 10:04

Trotec Presents New SP2000 Large Format Laser Cutter

Written by Trotec South Africa
Make your production more efficient The SP2000 is the newest member of Trotec's SP laser cutter series. The system was designed for large format materials, including acrylics, wood, textiles, cardboard and many more. Being the little counterpart of SP3000, the SP2000 laser cutter was developed with a working area of…
Friday, 19 May 2017 09:26

Domestic Workshop at Hirsch's Meadowdale

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Recently Hirsch’s Meadowdale branch hosted a fun and instructive workshop for Domestic Workers within the East Rand.  Once a month Hirsch’s offers the unrecognized heroines in the community the opportunity to learn and grow, and this month,  Charm Naicker from Hirsch’s service department provided the ladies training on the best chemicals…
Thursday, 18 May 2017 17:10

Polyflor welcomes new Sales Consultant

Written by Monique Holtzhausen
Polyflor SA is proud to welcome Sipho Zwane as a new sales consultant based at its Gauteng head office. Zwane grew up in Orlando West, Soweto and attended both his primary and secondary school in Eldorado Park. He completed his Bachelor of Business Administration at CIDA City Campus, majoring in…
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 18, 2017/APO/ --  Today Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT" @Microsoft) (www.Microsoft.com) revealed plans to deliver the complete, intelligent Microsoft Cloud for the first time from datacentres located in Africa. This new investment is a major milestone in the company’s mission to empower every person and every organisation on the…
Thursday, 18 May 2017 15:58

Financial Fiscal Commission Briefs Standing Committee on Appropriations

Written by MyPressportal Team
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 18, 2017/APO/ --  The Standing Committee on Appropriations was briefed by the Financial Fiscal Commission (FFC) on Tuesday on the 2017 Appropriation Bill. Committee Chairperson Ms Yvonne Phosa said in her opening remarks: “The 2017 Appropriation Bill essentially entails a reprioritisation of our limited resources…
Thursday, 18 May 2017 15:48

#menaretrash When will we be able to trust again?

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The mere fact that your gender makes you vulnerable and scared is unacceptable. To be a woman in this country is to live in constant fear. They can’t trust their husbands, boyfriends, brothers, uncles, teachers, coaches not to hurt them.The current conversation sparked by #menaretrash is important because it raises…
In its latest research, Worldwide Mobile Money Modernisation and Monetisation (a.k.a. Modern Mobile Money 2017), TeleResearch Labs finds modern mobile money players to have achieved average revenue growth of up to 18% — by selectively investing in modern mobile money systems, APIs/ services, & user experience [1q 2017].  The research further portends this trend…
Thursday, 18 May 2017 13:07

PayApp announces DigibanQ, the first digital currency bank

Written by Brian
PayApp has launched DigiBanQ, the first digital-only, digital currency bank, built on cutting edge mobile-first web technology, integrating seamlessly into the customer's digital lives, both customers and merchants can register online or on a mobile device in 90 seconds flat without downloading anything. PayApp DigibanQ offers everyday banking options via…
Thursday, 18 May 2017 10:23

Do your commercial drone insurance policies have adequate cover?

Written by MyPressportal Team
By Berné Burger, Webber Wentzel & Lisa Swaine, Webber Wentzel Incidents involving drones can be minor, slightly humorous, or have extremely dire consequences. From a kiss-cam drone cutting off a piece of a person's nose or a drone spying through the president's bedroom window, to extreme cases such as an…
By Pastor Enoch F Phiri  South Africa is at a crossroad yet again. The unfished business of the transition to a democratic nation have caught up with us and we can no longer hide.  The conversations and decisions we are making today have the potential to change the future of…
By Pastor Enoch F Phiri Pardon me, but I am still trying to wrap my head around the shocking recent interview by the Gauteng MEC of Basic Education Mr. Panyaza Lesufi as he related on Power FM that majority of Afrikaans schools in the province do not teach History despite…
Thursday, 18 May 2017 09:45

Jury for the 2017 APEX awards announced

Written by MyPressportal Team
For over two decades, the APEX awards have honoured highly effective communications campaigns in South Africa. As with previous years, the 2017 edition of the awards sees a heavyweight adjudication panel made up of captains of industry from various disciplines including strategy, digital, creative, research, media and marketing as well…

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