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Rwanda's Covid-19 pool testing: a savvy option where there's low viral prevalence

Many countries in East Africa have turned to contact tracing and carrying out Covid-19 tests on thousands of individuals as a way of monitoring and trying to limit transmissions of the new coronavirus. In Rwanda, they have been investigating how they can scale up testing significantly...

By Leon Mutesa 20 hours ago

#BizUnity: Crossmoor Transport adopts community-based response to Covid-19 crisis
#BizUnity: Crossmoor Transport adopts community-based response to Covid-19 crisis

As part of its community-based response to the crisis, Crossmoor Transport has supported over 2,000 families with food hampers of essential goods and groceries...

By Sindy Peters 1 day ago

Companies fined for Covid-19 price gouging

The Competition Tribunal has been clamping down on companies that have been hiking prices of sanitisers and masks since the Covid-19 outbreak...

15 hours ago

Resilience and creativity to expand amidst the Covid-19 pandemic

A small business owner shares his journey and flexibility during the 2020 economic battle in business...

Issued by SAICA 18 hours ago

Fair Cape Cares Foundation helps feed vulnerable communities

The Fair Cape Cares Foundation has undertaken two large-scale initiatives to assist with feeding Cape Town's hungry during the extended Covid-19 lockdown...

19 hours ago

Only Grades R, 6, 11 will reopen on 6 July

Only Grades 6, Grade 11 and Grade R will now be returning to school on 6 July 2020, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) said on Thursday...

20 hours ago

Covid-19 calls for balance strategy for technical audits

Engineering projects face a growing range of audits, assessment and monitoring, but will Covid-19 restrictions on movement make it difficult for consultants to carry out this vital work?

20 hours ago

What will the SA mining industry look like after the pandemic?

It is fair to say that although the South African mining industry represents 8% of our GDP and employs approximately 450,000 people, by 2019 figures, it is SA's sweetheart industry...

20 hours ago

New trends noted in rental market following travel ban

New trends have emerged in the rental market due to the Covid-19 travel ban, particularly affecting those who had plans to emigrate just before the lockdown started...

22 hours ago

Lockdown sees the rise of Generation 'R'

As the world anxiously waits for the lockdown to end, a new generation of workers is evolving and getting ready take on the new world of work...

By Rob Bothma 1 day ago

Distell's new Click2Collect platform simplifies drinks shopping at taverns

Distell has launched to help South Africans order alcoholic drinks from more than 22,000 taverns countrywide in a simpler and safer manner...

1 day ago

2 SA short films selected in African Women in the Time of Covid-19 Short Film Competition

A total of 10 short films, including two from South Africa, have been selected for the African Women in the Time of Covid-19 Short Film Competition - which is being held by the Ladima Foundation, in partnership with DW Akademie...

1 day ago

What's influencing where South Africans shop during lockdown?

Cash-strapped consumers are not just concerned about pricing when grocery shopping, but also about the measures taken by retailers to ensure shopper safety during the pandemic...

1 day ago

Vitamins C, D, other nutrients vital to counter Covid - research

Vitamins C, D, omega 3 fatty acids, zinc, iron and selenium may be essential for immunity - a vital weapon in the fight against Covid-19 - and deficiency of these may make it difficult for the immune system to defend the body, a new study has found...

Issued by Leap Communications 1 day ago

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