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MTN Quiz4Moola competition winners’ out of the hat!

Although refusing to be photographed, the 32 year old admitted this has been unreal until it sunk in today. Sharing his excitement with SLM at presentation ceremony at MTN SA head offices in Johannesburg, Bernard says he would like to thank God for making all this possible.  Secondly, would like to send big thanks to […]

Has Prasa been derailed?

Has Prasa been derailed?

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has described as unsubstantiated, allegations that it had imported R600 million worth of diesel locomotives with heights that could damage overheard electrical cables. Prasa chief executive Lucky Montana came out guns blazing at a media briefing in Hatfield on Monday, reacting to an article published in an […]

Maphanga turns Mamelodi tyre recycling into a jewel!

Maphanga turns Mamelodi tyre recycling into a jewel!

Maphanga and his cooperative consisting of 12 ‘ full-time workers’, are part of the successful REDISA (the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa) whose key mandate is to recycle tyres country-wide. “We make a clean, hard and honest living hence today we’re now respected in our community,” says Maphanga, who says making a […]

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 […]