Online Shopping

To have a dad like Raymond Ackerman

'Most days, however, looking at it from my side of the fence, the idea of a parent company is somewhat jaded'

Click here. Actually, no, don’t

'Sometimes I think South African retail websites don’t actually want to sell anything'

Chinese woman’s online snake purchase proves deadly

The young woman in the northern province of Shaanxi died eight days after being bitten by the many-banded krait

Tough times drive Black Friday

Bricks-and-mortar and online retailers are sitting pretty, but did consumers really win?

Tennis shoe racket: The game’s afoot

A lack of customer service and prohibitive added costs make the online ordering of sports shoes into a sad experience.

Chasing the e-tail a costly investment

Online shopping is increasing rapidly in South Africa, but financiers need deep pockets.

South Africans still wary of online shopping

The potential audience for online shopping is growing at its fastest rate ever, but that also means more shoppers are still being scared away.

Online shopping for customised African designs

Digital boutiques are shaking up the fashion retail sector with competitive pricing, quality and designs.

3D Secure now mandatory on e-commerce sites

The deadline for implementating 3D Secure was at the end of February, meaning that all e-commerce sites now have to offer their customers the service.

Online retail: What are the risks really?

Retailers moving into the online space for the first time face risks that don't exist in the bricks-and-mortar world.

How the NSA sabotaged the internet

Alistair Fairweather thinks the US government needs to condemn the NSA's attack on one of the world's most important resources - the internet.

Microsoft, Google in battle over online shopping

Microsoft and Google have become embroiled in a bitter dispute over who is the fairest of them all for online shopping.

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world