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Brad Stern, founder and Chief Marketing Officer at Superiate, shares insight on the effects of COVID-19 on young people  26 May 2020:  “While the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, may be more detrimental physically to the older generation, the effects of the virus go far deeper than that. For 10 million young…
A Will is a necessity, however the thought of creating one is usually gloomy and confusing. May 2020 - MyWill is an efficient and affordable online solution for creating a Will, available as a service on the MyLegal online law platform. MyWill is an innovative online solution that allows anyone to quickly…
Friday, 22 May 2020 09:58

Lockdown opens the door for Virtual Career Day for law firms

Written by Marc Ashton
The war for talent in South Africa has been disrupted by the COVID19 lockdown on university campuses, but top law firms can still showcase themselves as employers of choice through a first-of-its-kind Virtual Career Day coming up on 27 May 2020. Conceptualised by entrepreneurs Tiaan van der Spuy (Leaply) and…
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 11:21

Relief Fund for people with disabilities

Written by Mariska Morris
QASA launched a COVID-19 Relief Fund People with disabilities are among the worst affected during this global pandemic. They are some of the most vulnerable groups to falling severely ill with COVID-19 because of their compromised immune systems. In addition, the national lockdown has devasting financial impacts. “The QuadPara Association…
WHY IMMUNE BOOSTING SUPPLEMENTS ESSENTIAL FOR COVID-19 Coronavirus now known as SARS-CoV-2 or Novel Coronavirus or more by the disease it causes in humans “COVID-19” emerged in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. While rapid onset and spread of the virus caught most of the world offguard the scale of spread…
The SME sector is experiencing a crisis bigger than it has encountered before thanks to the Covid-19 lockdown. Sim Tshabalala, a member of the CEO Initiative, and chief executive officer of Standard Bank, said: “These are extraordinary times that require extraordinary commitment from CEOs and large corporates. The Government has…
There is promise after the storm, but good planning is needed by business owners in the restaurant, bar and events industry. Liquor Law expert, Christo van Niekerk, explains. A recent impact assessment report by Fitch Solutions has painted a bleak picture in their prognosis of the alcoholic drinks and tobacco products sector.…
Afritondo is pleased to announce the winner of the 2020 Afritondo Short Story prize. South African writer, Jarred Thompson, has been named this year’s winner for his story ‘Good Help Is Hard to Find’.Thompson beat off stiff competition from four other shortlisted authors: Philani Nyoni (Zimbabwe), Kojo Obeng-Andoh (Ghana), Davina…
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 15:45

No Parole for Bob Hewitt. Serve your Time

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South Africa: Optimystic Bikers against Abuse has started an online petition (http://chng.it/SmbhVh44) to be submitted to the Parole Board on 24 March 2020 to show that public opinion is against Bob Hewitt obtaining parole.    Should Ninow, the convicted ‘Dros’ Rapist, be granted parole when he becomes eligible in the future? Would Tazne…
Aspire Art Auctions presents a special curated auction of 90 original prints from the archives of the iconic Caversham Press which was established in a small old church in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands by master printer Malcolm Christian in 1985. This is a unique opportunity for art collectors to acquire rare…
Monday, 09 March 2020 10:49

Theft out of motor vehicles flaring up in Gauteng

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Theft out of motor vehicles has once again been flagged as a growing concern in many suburbs around Johannesburg and Pretoria by the SAPS and Fidelity ADT. “While pro-active patrolling by the community policing forums and security companies is keeping pressure on criminals, vehicle crime is on the increase,” says…
Monday, 09 March 2020 09:19

Basset hound double trouble day in Brackendowns

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Talk about a dogs’ life!  What are the odds that in two days Fidelity ADT and Fox Security would be called upon to rescue not one but three basset hounds in Brackendowns. The first incident occurred when Fin the Basset got himself stuck in his owner’s gate. Linda Goodenough, Community…

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