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A new smoke signal: Is Big Tobacco using influencers to illegally punt new products?

Could companies’ wooing of social media influencers be just a clever ploy to get around the country’s tobacco advertising ban?

We must act now to save Nigeria’s generation of ‘tobacco babies’

Muzzled by stringent laws and diligent implementation in the West, the tobacco industry has turned its sights to sub-Saharan Africa

No smoke without fire: Tobacco companies in quiet return to Formula One

​Tobacco giants Philip Morris and British American Tobacco have formed partnerships with scientific research subsidiaries and Formula 1 teams

Mergers and acquisitions in a tough economic time

Often, owners of struggling businesses agree gladly to being bought out

Tobacco ‘epidemic’ in Africa fuelled by fewer filters

Cigarette consumption in Africa rose by 40% between 1990 and 2012

Big Tobacco in bed with SA law enforcement agencies

A probe into the tobacco industry can show how two companies have used their resources to influence SA state agencies to protect their interests.

British American Tobacco: Sin still sells, in SA and abroad

Lower volumes do little to hurt British American Tobacco’s profits and the demand for its shares.

Law suits stoke anger over tobacco brands

The world's biggest tobacco company have gone to court in order to prevent the Australian government from forcing them to sell in unbranded packets.

Show me the money

Difficult economic times are seeing employers negotiating a myriad of challenges, including demands for salary increases and better packages.

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South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

SA’s quarantine plan for coronavirus

A small Free State dorp and 14 days of isolation — this is the plan for citizens returning from China, to prevent a potential outbreak of the disease

No legal sales in new cannabis Bill

Draft regulations do not allow for commercial cultivation or sale, but policy could change this

Press Releases

Dr Mathew Moyo’s journey to academic victory

The NWU's chief director for library and information services was appointed as a board member of the National Council for Library and Information Services.

UKZN pays tribute to Joseph Shabalala, Doctor of Music (honoris causa)

The university joins the global community in mourning the passing of legendary musician and founding member of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dr Bhekizizwe Joseph Shabalala.

South Africa to be almost R 14-billion wealthier when SAB Zenzele BB-BBEE scheme winds down in April 2020

It’s the biggest BB-BEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history, with a new scheme to be launched

UKZN vice-chancellor calls for perspective and creative engagement on the way forward

In addition to overcoming the deadlock between UKZN and students, a way must be found to reconcile the university's financial obligations and students' long-term needs.

Survey shows South Africans’ approval of president but not of political parties

According to the survey, 62% of South Africans think Cyril Ramaphosa is doing his job well, while 39% say no political party represents their views.

Andrew Makenete joins Africa Agri Tech as an event ambassador

Makenete has a wealth of experience in the agricultural sector

Is your company prepared for the coronavirus?

Companies should consider the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic when evaluating whether they are prepared for the coronavirus, says ContinuitySA.

Explaining the distribution of pension funds

Section 37C of the Pension Funds Act puts the ultimate decision-making responsibility in trustees' hands, says Fedgroup.