Listed property has had a dismal year so far. The index delivered a total return of minus 18percent and was dragged down mainly by the Resilient stable companies, which lost between 40 and 60percent of their value.
One of the greatest joys of being a PR practitioner is finding clients whose values are aligned with your own. At Grapevine Communications, we're delighted to be able to say that all of our clients tick this box: apart from the day to day operations which make them leaders in their various fields, many support interventions that are making a significant contribution to the South African community.
On a continent still very much in love with the notion of a flag carrier, money-losing or not, privately owned airlines offering scheduled services remain something of a rarity. But carriers like South Africa's Airlink are showing lumbering state-owned airlines how it's done.
Galerie Guido W. Baudach and blank projects announce an exhibition of works by South African artists Igshaan Adams, Jared Ginsburg, Bronwyn Katz, Donna Kukama, Turiya Magadlela, Sabelo Mlangeni, Kyle Morland, Cinga Samson, Gerda Scheepers, Lerato Shadi and James Webb. The exhibition arose out of conversations around a gallery swap between Guido Baudach and Jonathan Garnham, who have been friends and colleagues since the '90s, which resulted in the invitation to present blank's programme in Berlin.
Two young radiographers have teamed up to disrupt the multi-billion rand South African coffee industry through their mobile coffee company Home of the Bean. Co-founders Leroy Kgopa, 28, and Itumeleng Manamela, 25, established the company in 2017 owing to their appreciation for a good cup of coffee.
These slums and informal settlements are largely the physical manifestations of urban inequality, socially and economically. They embody the exclusion of poor urban households from cities' formal economy and its environmental amenities like green spaces.
ANC acting chairperson and Gauteng Premier David Makhura has again had to fight off claims that he is using state resources to fend off opponents in the battle for control of the province. An intervention by ANC officials only just stopped Emfuleni mayor Jacob Khawe from resigning.
The nation's tax chief steeled himself. Chiding and pleading with President Jacob Zuma to get him to file his taxes – much less pay the full amount – was always an excruciating task.
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