DHL Express awarded most Top Employer certifications on the continent
DHL Express has been recognised as a Top Employer in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, at the prestigious Top Employer Africa 2019 certification ceremony, held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on Thursday, 4th October 2018. Hennie Heymans, CEO, DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa said that receiving this recognition... Read more
SANRAL’s community development project in Sigidi and Mahaha villages starts
A 24-month community development project has been rolled out in the Sigidi and Mahaha villages in the Eastern Cape, the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) announced. “The aim of the project is to improve mobility between the two villages, enhance road safety for local traffic and... Read more
SANRAL learnership: ‘I can stand on my own now’
Nontembeko Khenku was struggling to make ends meet as a domestic worker when she came across an advert for a learnership by the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) in a newspaper. “I’ve learnt how to build access roads, sidewalks and general construction skills. Women must get... Read more
All eyes on the Jobs Summit
In just four days, all eyes will be on government as it launches the Jobs Summit to tackle the surging levels of unemployment in the country. High-impact interventions to drive job creation, job retention and economic growth will be the focus of the much anticipated summit, which will take... Read more
Low overturn rate does not necessarily mean insurer excellence
The Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance (OSTI) has today released its Annual Report on Operations for 2017. Key highlights for the year are that 9 962 complaints were resolved in an average turn-around time of 131 days with an amount of R87 101 354 recovered for consumers. The 2017 statistics demonstrate considerable progress when compared... Read more
Cape Town Airport renaming process in full swing
President Nelson Mandela’s name is among the top names recommended for the renaming of Cape Town’s International Airport, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande said on Tuesday. “There are a number of names that have been put forward around the renaming of Cape Town International Airport. Some officially, others in the... Read more
Amatola Water gets new CEO
Vuyo Zitumane has been appointed as Amatola Water’s chief executive officer. The appointment was announced earlier today by the national cabinet following a recommendation by the Amatola Water Board. Zitumane comes with a formidable track-record, having served in numerous senior positions in the public sector, notably as the executive... Read more
Chris Bertish claims another South African first
Chris Bertish, the International Speaker, Big Wave Surf Champion and best-selling Author, who recently completed the impossible, by paddling solo and unsupported, on a modified Stand Up Paddle Board across the Atlantic Ocean, covering a staggering 7500km over 120 days, has claimed another South African first by being the... Read more
Have your say on Buffalo River Estuarine
Environmental Affairs Minister Dr Edna Molewa has published the draft Buffalo River Estuarine Management Plan for public comment. This was published in Government Notice No. 116 in the Government Gazette on Friday. “The Buffalo River Estuarine Management Plan (EMP) has been developed in terms of the National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal... Read more
Google-Getty deal is good, but more needs to be done
SAFREA applauds the partnership between Google and Getty Images that was announced earlier this month with a view to preventing photographic copyright infringement. The two digital media giants signed an agreement that provides Google with a multi-year licence allowing the use of Getty’s images in its products, with a... Read more