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“Day Zero” still impacting Cape Town tourism

Many tourists are under the impression that the crippling drought in the Mother City is still ongoing despite the dams now being an average of 73% full. In countries such as the United Kingdom and Australia, companies have not yet updated their travel advisories to reflect that the water crisis has passed, which is hurting Cape Town’s tourism and hotel industries.

The longest suspension bridge in Africa just opened - here’s why it’s good news for South Africa

Mozambique has officially opened the Maputo–Katembe bridge – the longest suspension bridge in Africa. The bridge spans just over three kilometres (3,041 metres) across the Maputo Bay in southern Mozambique and will help connect the Mozambican capital of Maputo on the northern bank with Katembe on the southern bank.

Home Affairs plans to open 20 new Smart ID offices with SA banks

The Department of Home Affairs plans to expand its Smart ID and passport partnership with South Africa’s banks, by adding 20 additional branches to the programme in major urban centres. The Smart ID partnership was launched in 2015, with Standard Bank, Absa, Nedbank and FNB joining the programme.

Reduce, reuse and recycle with Hulamin

In May this year the Department of Environmental Affairs announced on an ambitious strategy to embark on a “source to sea” initiative to combat plastic pollution.  Since then there has been an increased focus worldwide regarding packaging with South Africa being among the countries to join the Clean Seas campaign initiated by the United Nations Environmental Program.

Manitou - Your partner in construction

In January 2017, Manitou South Africa opened their first Manitou Centre based in Cape Town and servicing the Western Cape area. Previously allocated to dealerships in the area, Manitou decided in 2017 that in order to penetrate the potential that the Western Cape market has to offer, a more focussed approach was required and the most effective way to achieve this focus was if Manitou established a centre in the area.

The crazy amount of money that bosses get paid in South Africa

Deloitte has published its annual Executive Compensation Report, showing what top executives earn in South Africa. The 2018 report analyses the remuneration disclosures of executives from JSE listed companies over the past 7 years, and paints a picture of how executive pay has shifted over the years, and a possible way forward.

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