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Tuesday, 23 May 2006 04:00

South Africa You Beauty - Another Oscar Winner!

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[Pressportal.co.za] Johannesburg - We are proud to announce that the AFDA student film "ELALINI", has been selected by the Academy membership as the winning film in the 33rd Annual Student Academy Awards Honorary Foreign Film category. The news was received via an official letter from the Academy.
[Pressportal.co.za] Johannesburg - The AFDA student produced film "SA/X" has walked away with ReelWorld's Award for Outstanding International Short Film. The ReelWorld Film Festival was founded by actress, Tonya Lee Williams (Hill Street Blues, Matlock), in Toronto, Canada. This award honours a director from the international community who has demonstrated…
[Pressportal.co.za] Medshield, South Africa’s fifth largest medical aid scheme has been given a squeaky clean bill of health by the international ratings agency, Global Credit Ratings (GCR). The scheme’s claims paying ability rating has subsequently been upgraded from A+ to AA-. This is the second highest rating a medical scheme…
Wednesday, 10 May 2006 04:00

Medshield challenges the SA broker

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[Pressportal.co.za] Would you use the services of a healthcare broker who didn’t offer you the best medical aid to suit your needs and your pocket? Probably not. Brokers need to ensure their clients won’t find a better product elsewhere. This might be a daunting prospect for brokers, but its great…
Tuesday, 11 April 2006 04:00

The lowdown on low cost medical aid

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[Pressportal.co.za] Lower-income earners can’t afford to make financial mistakes when it comes to their healthcare. This is a concern for industry experts, who are urging South Africans to know where they stand with their medical aids by asking the right questions. While low-cost healthcare cover is all too often associated…
Wednesday, 17 May 2006 04:00

Look at your healthcare long-term, warn experts

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[Pressportal.co.za] "It's high time the public managed their medical aid cover with the same priority and commitment as they plan their life insurance," warns John Sherratt, MD of iChoices, authorised financial services provider. His point is simple: Your healthcare could be dangerously short-changed if you only consider medical aid options…
The role of traditional authorities from colonial through to post-apartheid South Africa has always been controversial. Their link to the allocation of land is a prime source of their power and longevity. Likewise, their relationship to state authority, most notably the apartheid regime, has proved beneficial. Why is it then,…
[Pressportal.co.za] Many talented young vocal artists are faced with the challenge of funding their first album, which can amount in South Africa to a staggering R400 000. This is forcing local musicians to be highly innovative in launching their careers. One Cape-based singer-songwriter - Verity - currently has interested parties…
Thursday, 19 January 2006 04:00

Latest technology brings SA history back to life

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Authentic photographs depicting South African people from all walks of life against a backdrop of wagons in a wild terrain depicts a 19th Century Africa as few have seen before. With its skilled DTP application to considerably aged photographs and glass plates, a local graphic communications company has succeeded in…
One of the largest selling non-fiction books of the nineties – Dr. John Grays’ Men Are from Mars, Women are from Venus - has been transformed into a relationship workshop, and is soon to be brought to South Africa. According to a recently released Time/CNN poll, two thirds of people…
Wednesday, 19 July 2006 04:00

2006 Cape Town World Cinema Festival (CTWCF)

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Cape Town’s premier film festival, the Cape Town World Cinema Festival (CTWCF), incorporating the Sithengi Film & TV Market, is set to take to the screens from 14 – 21 November 2006. Tuesday, 14 November is Festival Opening Night and promises another spectacular Red Carpet affair as prelude to a…
[Pressportal.co.za] As October’s Employment Equity (EE) deadline looms once more, some of SA’s corporates may be unwittingly sailing dangerously close to the wind, from an EE perspective. Most companies had to lodge their very first reports in terms of Employment Equity Reporting by the 1st December 2000, with the duration…

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