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Unsustainability and losses made PUTCO to pull plug!

Unsustainability and losses made PUTCO to pull plug!

The Public Utility Transport Corporation (PUTCO) has decided to stop operating and if, it all goes according to plan, the MEC for Transport in Gauteng could shed a light on the reasons of the decision. Tshwane, Ekurhuleni and Sedibeng municipalities will be affected. The department has however given the assurance that Autopax, a subsidiary of the […]

BestMed reports a healthy balance sheet!

Last year, the company had a torrid time following reports that nine of its trustees were removed from office for alleged lack of fitness and impropriety by the Council for Medical Schemes. The Scheme recently held elections and members were invited to nominate candidates. More than three nominations were received and members participated in an […]

Fuel increase in July!

Fuel increase in July!

“The average rand/US dollar exchange rate has weakened considerably since the end of May. The rand has lost around 40c against the US dollar‚ and this has contributed almost half of the increase which is forecast for the petrol price.” The AA said on Thursday that the balance of the increase was due to fluctuations […]

Samsung to sponsor the EduWeek 2015!

Samsung to sponsor the EduWeek 2015!

Samsung Electronics South Africa’s focus on education is demonstrated through its silver sponsorship of the 2015 African EduWeek, to be hosted at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, from July 1-2 2015. Samsung will be exhibiting its E-learning solution – the Samsung Smart School – a comprehensive platform providing learners with access to educational content anytime […]

Ireland/Davenport loses Vodacom Account!

Ireland/Davenport loses Vodacom Account!

With the digital and retail portfolios currently within the Ogilvy stable, the above the line account will also be moving to the monolith. “Decisions such as these are never taken lightly, and while Ireland/Davenport has delivered  exceptional communications over the past three years that have served the brand incredibly well, we understand the commercial reasons and […]

IT work experience is empowering future leaders- REDISA!

IT work experience is empowering future leaders- REDISA!

  There is a difference between using technology as a business to be efficient, and making full use of it to develop a whole industry. REDISA (Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa) has fundamentally changed the way South Africa handles tyre waste, and serves as an example to the world. Without technology, this […]

Wine contributed R35bn to SA economy in 2013!

Fine wine shows make a crucial contribution to the regional economy by driving excellence in the industry and raising the profile of local wines locally and internationally. That’s the view of Izak Odendaal, an investment strategist at Old Mutual Wealth. He believes that by encouraging dynamism, competition and rigour in wine making, fine wine shows […]

Ericsson signs a deal with Smile networks!

The first of its kind 4G/LTE managed services contract signed in Sub-Saharan Africa will enable Ericsson to provide a fully managed end-to-end service that includes network operations, performance, optimization, field support and maintenance for Smile’s LTE networks. Tom Allen, Group COO of Smile Communications said: “We regard Ericsson as more than a vendor, we are […]

Increase for SACTWU members on the card!

The deal was announced by the Cosatu-affiliated Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) after a meeting of the clothing industry bargaining council in Cape Town. The increases will come into effect on 1 September 2015‚ which is the normal due date for annual wage increases in the industry. SACTWU said its members in […]