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Traffic cops to get body cams, drones for Easter

Traffic cops to get body cams, drones for Easter

By Se-Anne Rall for IOL Traffic officers will now be issued with body cameras to support them in gathering evidence and improving conviction rates for violations of traffic laws. This is according to Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula, who announced that the Road...

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Ramaphosa announces Easter restrictions 

Ramaphosa announces Easter restrictions 

Source: eNCA President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the country’s COVID-19 response. Adjustments to the restrictions are as follows: The national curfew remains from midnight to 4am Public recreational spaces such as beaches, parks and dams will...

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SA red-flagged with over 120 major travel restrictions

SA red-flagged with over 120 major travel restrictions

Source: MyBroadband South Africa has 121 “major restrictions” and 97 “moderate restrictions’”from other countries in place because of the 501Y.V2 COVID-19 variant which is widespread in the country. This was revealed by travel website...

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Massmart loses R1bn tax refund appeal

Massmart loses R1bn tax refund appeal

By Dineo Faku for IOL Massmart has suffered yet another blow after the Supreme Court of Appeal ruled that the retailer could not claim nearly R1-billion worth of losses from the taxman for a share incentive scheme implemented 20 years ago for senior managers. The...

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Chairman’s letter – March 2021

Chairman’s letter – March 2021

The board of shop-sa is pleased to note that paid-up membership for 2021 has increased over last year. The individual certificates are in the process of being mailed to you. There is no doubt that the Certificate still lends credibility to our members. Thank you for...

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Three strategies to ease the back-to-office transition

Three strategies to ease the back-to-office transition

Source: Forbes Communications Council One of my favourite TikTok trends in recent weeks has been a series of posts where content creators list their “guidelines for return to the workplace” for employers. The tongue-in-cheek clips list some of the creature comforts...

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Home Affairs plans to go ‘paperless’ in South Africa

Home Affairs plans to go ‘paperless’ in South Africa

Home Affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi says that his department is working on a number of tech-focused features, with plans to take some services digital – according to a recent article in Business Tech. Answering in a recent written parliamentary Q&A,...

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Shoprite launches new mobile network

Shoprite launches new mobile network

By Jamie McKane for MyBroadband Shoprite has launched its own mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) called K’nect Mobile which offers flat call and data rates. The network also provides new customers with 100MB free data for three months and rewards Shoprite,...

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Trump to start own social media platform

Trump to start own social media platform

Source: CNN Former President Donald Trump is coming back to social media – but this time with his own network, a Trump spokesperson told Fox News on Sunday. Jason Miller, a long-time adviser and spokesperson for Trump’s 2020 campaign told Howard Kurtz on...

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offugo reading glasses by David Green Eyewear

offugo reading glasses by David Green Eyewear

As technology advances, we all continue to use blue-light emitting screens indiscriminately, knowing that it may be affecting our eye-health and sleep. The good news is, with offugo Blue Block readers by David Green Eyewear, you can now use your phone, computer,...

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Massmart’s African dream lies in tatters

Massmart’s African dream lies in tatters

Such a tiny enterprise without growth potential is meaningless in the world of Walmart. Watching the recent full-year results presentation by Massmart, one was left with the impression that the dream of being the pre-eminent African retailer that was articulated in...

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Acer hacked by ransomware gang demanding R7.5bn

Acer hacked by ransomware gang demanding R7.5bn

By Mayank Sharma for Tech Radar The notorious REvil ransomware gang has reportedly attacked Taiwanese PC vendor Acer, demanding a $50-million (R7.5-billion) ransom of cryptocurrency Monero to decrypt its computers. Working with a malware intelligence analyst from...

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