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Renewable energy vehicles can revolutionise South Africa's public transport system

South Africa has the opportunity to fundamentally change the way we operate our public transport system, if we take the opportunity that is staring us in the face.

By Vincent Raseroka 3 days ago

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Road closures for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

The City of Cape Town will once again play host to the iconic Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon this Easter weekend. A number of temporary road closures will be in place to accommodate pre-event activities leading up to race day.

17 Apr 2019

Apply now for Shoprite 2019 bursary
Apply now for Shoprite 2019 bursary

Shoprite is still accepting bursary applications for the 2019 academic year.

17 Apr 2019

Cathay Pacific reinstates seasonal Cape Town-Hong Kong route
Cathay Pacific reinstates seasonal Cape Town-Hong Kong route

Cathay Pacific has announced that its non-stop seasonal flight between Cape Town and Hong Kong will be returning from November 20199 and February 2020. The route will operate alongside the existing daily non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Hong Kong.

17 Apr 2019

6 aviation claim trends to watch
6 aviation claim trends to watch

Human error, rising repair costs from composite materials and higher value engines, an increase in ground incidents at more congested airports and a growing reliance on automation are just some of the main factors influencing loss activity. Aviation collision/crash incidents are the second top cause of insured losses globally overall behind fire and explosion incidents according to AGCS analysis of more than 470,000 insurance industry claims over the past five years.

17 Apr 2019

Boeing crashes and Uber collision show passenger safety relies on corporate promises, not regulators' tests
Boeing crashes and Uber collision show passenger safety relies on corporate promises, not regulators' tests

Advanced technologies deliver benefits every day. But, sometimes interactions with technology can go awry and lead to disaster.

By Adam Gabriele and Thaddeus R. Miller 17 Apr 2019

Why you should invest in the industrial property sector in 2019
Why you should invest in the industrial property sector in 2019

Industrial property's top performance is comparison to other sectors is likely to continue going forward, according to Tony Bales, industrial property expert at Epping Property, who says that the poor performance of the listed property sector during 2018 was thankfully not a function of a bad industrial property market. "For example, Equites Property Fund, a listed fund specialising in industrial property, has been one of the top performing property funds for the last three years."

17 Apr 2019

Need a break from the office?
Need a break from the office?

If you're feeling like you need to get out the office, why not make it a team affair?

Issued by MLT Car Hire and Tours 16 Apr 2019

The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane
The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane

Nick Hoffman, chief operating officer at Linebooker, an online transport services company, believes that in the coming decade, the South African transport and logistics environment will see significant changes in an attempt to streamline efficiencies and lower costs.

15 Apr 2019

Using telematics to save fuel
Using telematics to save fuel

In the latest budget speech, as expected, it was announced fuel levies were to be increased. Once these levies were added to the normal petrol price hike, motorists had to fork out an additional R1.34c/L of petrol and 81c/L of diesel. A carbon tax will also be added to the fuel prices in June. Drivers filling a 50L tank will be paying up to R280 just on taxes each time they fill up.

15 Apr 2019

Landmark NYSE listing for Africa's unicorn, Jumia
Landmark NYSE listing for Africa's unicorn, Jumia

Pan-African e-commerce platform, Jumia, has become the first African startup to list on the New York Stock Exchange. The company raised $196-million in its initial public offering (IPO) at the world's largest stock exchange on Friday.

15 Apr 2019