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Posted: July 3, 2020, 6:51 pm
After a significant delay, the majority of South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act (Popia) finally came into effect on 1 July 2020.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 4:30 pm
Business organisation Sakeliga has published a new report looking at how South African companies are coping with the coronavirus lockdown.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 2:30 pm
With government trying to strike a delicate balance between the loss of lives and saving jobs, president Cyril Ramaphosa says government is not considering returning to a hard lockdown.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 2:20 pm
The Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association (Fita) says it will appeal a High Court decision which upheld South Africa's current ban on the sale of tobacco products.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 1:17 pm
Gauteng has reported 3,993 additional coronavirus cases, cementing its position as one of the new coronavirus epicentres in the country.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 1:00 pm
Old Mutual on Friday (03 July), announced the appointment of Iain Williamson as chief executive officer, effective immediately.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 12:26 pm
South Africa’s fintech startups, associated with incubate initiative, AlphaCode, share how the country’s extended lockdown has provided some with growth opportunities as people adapt how they engage with their finances, while other fintechs share their challenges.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 11:52 am
Installations, machinery, equipment, and material available on company premises require effective and cost-efficient protection.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 11:27 am
Gauteng health MEC Dr Bandile Masuku says that government's National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) will meet this weekend to discuss possible coronavirus interventions in the province.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:01 am
National Treasury chief director Edgar Sishi says the National Treasury is considering a number of new tax measures as government seeks to raise an additional R40 billion through hikes in the coming years.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 9:36 am
Low-cost carrier Fastjet said it’s suspending commercial flights in South Africa and Zimbabwe due to the pandemic, jeopardizing negotiations to raise emergency funds through a disposal.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 9:07 am
Sygnia chief executive officer Magda Wierzycka says that there is a very high probability of a new Covid-19 vaccine being tested in South Africa being successful - though she says it will likely end up being an annual shot, and not a once-off injection.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 8:39 am
South Africans haven't been able to sit down for a meal at their favourite restaurant for almost three months - so you would be forgiven for thinking that a dining experience today, under the new 'advanced lockdown level 3' would be an alien and unusual experience.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 7:49 am
Drinks maker Distell has launched a new website which will allow South Africans to order a wide range of alcoholic drinks for collection from their local liquor outlet.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 7:22 am
A number of government departments published new directives around South Africa's level 3 lockdown this week, including changes around schools and air travel.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 6:16 am
President Cyril Ramaphosa has written to parliament to inform them of his decision to extend the deployment of 20,000 soldiers as part of the country's efforts to control the spread of the coronavirus.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 5:58 am
Provider of integrated telecommunication services China Telecom has been established and growing in South Africa, and even the whole African continent.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 5:17 am
Gauteng hospitals are feeling the pressure as 4,000 new Covid-19 cases reported in the province; the education department has been criticised for 'sending kids into the fire'; City of Joburg has missed the deadline to table its budget, which means administration looms; and the UIF and CCMA expect a flood of retrenchments now that TERS payments have ended.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 5:12 am
Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has announced that there are now 168,061 total cases of coronavirus in South Africa.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 9:04 pm