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
May the best furniture win
Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) industrial design student Merliska Meerman will use her “Rhino” design concept as a solution to filling the gap currently existing in the South African manufacturing sector for children’s furniture. The 21-year-old will vie for the coveted title of producing the best furniture design concept... Read more
Facebook joins hands with partners across Africa for a safer Internet
Aim – Raising awareness of emerging online issues and helping to explore ways to make the Internet safer for all JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 6, 2018/ — Celebrating Safer Internet Day (SID) (https://goo.gl/EGR7dd) under the connected theme of “Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you”,... Read more
Petrol price drops on Wednesday
Motorists can expect to pay 30 cents less for petrol, while diesel will be 17 cents cheaper per litre, at the pumps from Wednesday. Illuminating paraffin is also down by 19 cents, while LP gas will trade at 23 cents less per kilogram, Department of Energy announced on Sunday.... Read more
Gender equality gets new chairperson
The National Skills Authority (NSA) has congratulated Lulama Nare on her appointment as the chairperson of the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE). President Jacob Zuma appointed Nare as the CGE chairperson from 20 October 2017 until 31 March 2019. Nare’s former employer, the NSA – which is a statutory... Read more
Nissan appoints new dealer network development head
Nissan South Africa, today announced that Lizette Crause has been promoted to General Manager: Dealer Network Development, reporting to Xavier Gobille the Managing Director of Sales and Marketing, Nissan South Africa. Lizette joined Nissan South Africa’s Finance team in 2001 as an Aftersales Business Advisor. During her time at... Read more
Health spokesperson dies
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced the death of his spokesperson Joe Maila. In a statement on Friday, the Minister expressed shock and sadness at the passing of the Ministry’s spokesperson. “The circumstances surrounding his death are not yet known to the Ministry. Joe Maila is survived by his... Read more
Ngebulana named one of Africa’s top business leaders
Property entrepreneur Sisa Ngebulana, who created a multi-billion rand development company and listed the only black-owned property fund in South Africa, has been named one of Africa’s top business leaders by respected international magazine, CEO Today. The prestigious accolade comes as Ngebulana – who hails from the Eastern Cape... Read more
MDDA gets three new board members
Three new members of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Board have been appointed. The three new members, who are appointed by the President, are Ronald Lamola, Martina Della-Togna and Nombeko Mbava. Lamola is currently a member of the finance committee in the Tshwane University of Technology Governance... Read more