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Rethinking communication and innovation in the time of Covid-19

Physical distancing rules do not have to mean that we work in isolation; on the contrary, the need for communication has never been greater

Introducing the Samsung Galaxy S20: Change the way you experience the world

The Samsung Galaxy S20 series features unprecedented AI camera technologies built for the future of communications

Technologies in public-private partnerships

Digital technologies are disrupting traditional models

​SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 full schedule announced

SingularityU South Africa will host 25 international and local thought leaders, bringing together innovators and disruptors to #futureproofAfrica

SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 will address Africa’s most pressing challenges

SingularityU South Africa brings together the world's leading exponential technology thought leaders to address Africa's most pressing issues

Sasol creates economic opportunities for its neighbours

Investing in the Future, Business Award. Winner: Sasol National Envirobox Programme, Environmental and Training for Sustainable Development

Five reasons why it’s still a good idea to study an MBA

The MBA is a good bet to future-proof your career in the changing world of work

Ford upgrades Silverton, Port Elizabeth plants

There's real heart behind the blue oval, and it beats in all Ford employees

A lot to learn

Tech innovation has a role to play in a broad range of educational issues, and can help struggling students

What is social innovation, and why does it matter?

Thinking about how to approach challenges as opportunities is as crucial to social causes as it is to startups and big business

Mobility: South Africans have to find local solutions to solve congestion problems

Congestion in South African cities costs the economy about R3-billion each year

A French revolution in the making

France gave the world the word entrepreneur – and now it is giving the world entrepreneurs

Using knowledge for advanced economic efficiencies

The DST is fueling innovation through investment in research and development

Students in DSIDE programme come up with innovative solutions

An early warning system could help lower fatalities in SA mines

The geeks shall inherit the earth

Technology will anoint the high priests of the new world religion of knowledge, it appears.

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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