PoPI regulations: Don’t kill the goose that lays the golden eggs
Jul24

PoPI regulations: Don’t kill the goose that lays the golden eggs

By: David Dickens The promulgation of the regulations mandated by PoPI are extremely important because they will in effect indicate what companies need to do to comply with the Act. Unfortunately, the current draft regulations have the potential to damage the direct marketing industry quite significantly. The DMASA has made a submission to the Information Regulator on the offending regulations, but we feel it’s important to raise our...

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Underdog’s World Cup

By: Ndumiso Nxumalo The Russia 2018 Fifa World Cup has been nothing but a shock and surprise to the most football lover all over the world as underdog outshine the favourites. The early exit of Argentina, Germany, Portugal and Brazil which were the favourites to win the outright of the 2018 Fifa World Cup was unexpected which made this world cup fascinating. The underdogs such as Russia and Croatia really outdone them self as many...

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The Truth Behind Cash In Transit Heists
Jun14

The Truth Behind Cash In Transit Heists

Many South Africans are still reeling from recent bout of Cash In Transit heists in and around Johannesburg. The violence is unspeakable, the targets are often left for dead, and although some arrests have been made, no real action has been taken to stop these attacks before they happen. Whether considering the recently uncovered police involvement in the crimes, inside jobs or mob rings running the heists, more must be done to...

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Kaizer Chiefs Fans Turns Beautiful Game Into Ugly
Apr23

Kaizer Chiefs Fans Turns Beautiful Game Into Ugly

By: Ndumiso Nxumalo After Kaizer Chiefs suffered a 2-0 defeat from Free State Starts in the Nedbank Cup semi-final clash on Saturday night at the Moses Mabhida Stadium, their supporters turned into riot and vandalized the stadium. Fans could be seen storming the field, hurling chairs and beating security officials. Police had to use teargas and stun grenades to disperse unruly fans. It didn’t end there as the one of the security guard...

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Unreturned Love For Our Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
Apr03

Unreturned Love For Our Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

By: Onawanda Mpanza She had just four years to be with her beloved husband. Met in 1957 got married in 1958,1963 he was imprisoned for 27 years. But Mama Winnie committed her life to the marriage for 38 years of which most of them were spent as a single, married woman at a tender age of about 25/26. Two girl children to raise all alone, fighting the apartheid system with her all. Constantly in and out of jail, tortured, confined for...

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Speak Up Or Shut Up: Social Media

By: Zama Khumalo Within social media, it is essential for brands to be the voice that their consumers can relate to. This is why social media influencers play the role of being the middle man. According to the website, MediaKix (2017), a social media influencer can be defined as: “These personalities that are often followed for their prowess and expertise in specific categories”. To further explain their relevance, they provide the...

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