RCSI researchers develop new tuberculosis treatment
Led by researchers at RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland), a team of researchers has developed a new treatment for tuberculosis (TB). This work could offer a practical treatment that has the potential to be scaled-up and mass-produced for clinical testing.
What are the chances? Preparing for curveballs
Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution at PSG Insure. You accelerate instead of press the brake pedal – life happens. Unfortunately, if it’s when your vehicle goes through an office window, it can cost a lot more than you bargained for. You just never know what life may throw at you. Imagine being the driver,...
Woolworths releases bold sustainability targets
Woolworths Holdings Limited (WHL) is on an ambitious journey of continuous change in the way it does business and has put sustainability at the core of its strategy. Central to this is the setting of sustainability targets for the group, and WHL is proud to announce its Good Business Journey (GBJ) goals for 2020.
Dis-Chem acquires Baby City
Dis-Chem Pharmacies has entered into an agreement where it will acquire 100% of the issued share capital in and shareholder claims of specialist destination baby retailer Baby City. Dis-Chem will pay a purchase consideration of R430 million upon closure. Complete baby shopping experience Baby City was founded in 1992 in Durban and operates a network...
FirstRand promises climate risk disclosure roadmap in 2020
At FirstRand Limited’s AGM earlier today, 99.9% of shareholders voted in favour of a climate risk shareholder resolution that requires the bank to adopt and disclose a policy on fossil fuel lending by end October 2020. FirstRand is the second South African company to table climate risk-related shareholder resolutions. The first was Standard Bank in...
Coconut water with a twist
Take your favourite breakfast smoothie up a notch with the Woolworths range of coconut waters.
Exchange Traded Funds – a simple and cost-effective way to access the stock market
Exchange traded funds, along with other passive investments, are becoming more popular with South African investors. First launched in SA in 2000, they’ve gained traction in recent years as investors become more cost conscious as a result of muted market returns over the past few years.
Consumer price inflation moderates below expectations in July 2019
By Matlhodi Matsei, FNB Economist. According to Stats SA, consumer price inflation slowed down to 4% y/y in July, from 4.5% in June. This outcome was also below the market’s expected outcome of 4.3% y/y.
SEA POINT CELEBRATES PARK(ING) DAY EVERY DAY
Every September, on the third Friday of the month, parking spots around the world are transformed by artists, designers and citizens into temporary public parks as part of International PARK(ing) Day.
Fighting the fire
“I want you to act as if the house is on fire, because it is”. Greta Thunberg Love her or loathe her, one could not help but get chills when the teenage activist said these words at the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2019. Is the house really on fire? Should we all be...
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