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10 quirky TV series facts to up your cred as the series master

  Many of us spend more time in front of the television than we’d like to admit, but that doesn’t stop us from binge watching series after series in the comfort of our own homes.  “Television series are becoming increasingly popular, especially as we find ourselves unable to leave the house and socialise. This, coupled with the colder weather, makes staying at home and binge watching something to look forward to,” says Jaco Joubert, SKYWORTH brand manager. However, even with this increase i …



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AI, The Much Needed Secret Weapon By Brands

  During a business call last week many business associates acknowledged that life would never be the same after the COVID-19 pandemic. It is true so many things have changed since the onset of the pandemic. While the pandemic has posed so many uncertainties in societies, it has also for lack of a better term, wreaked havoc for some businesses. While many companies will not be able to function the same way they used to before the pandemic, some will have to scale down production, lay off a …



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Bang & Olufsen High-tech & Luxury

Few hi-fi companies can claim a heritage that goes all the way back to 1925. Bang & Olufsen was founded in Struer, Denmark, in 1925 by Peter Bang and Svend Olufsen, two innovative, young engineers devoted to high quality audio reproduction. Since then, the brand has become an icon of performance and design excellence through its long-standing craftsmanship tradition and the strongest possible commitment to high-tech research and development. In exclusivity, Luxury Media Africa selected two o …



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Benefits to parents watching TV with younger children

  With over 100 days into lockdown, and many kids around the country only going back to school in the next couple of weeks, most parents can attest to screen time levels having reached an all-time high. Off the Richter some might say. “Lockdown has been tough on everyone, kids included. When parents reach the end of their tether, sometimes the easiest thing to do is to plonk the children in front of the television, while the parent keeps a semi-watchful eye from a distance. It’s often for t …



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Campus Party Digital Edition: “Reboot The World” From 9-July

This July, 30 countries will rewrite the planet’s source code Campus Party: 30 countries, 15 streams, 50 keynote speakers, 2000 additional speakers, 30 million viewers for on demand speakers. Now launching in South Africa, Campus Party is a Job Factory that will help thousands of young people find work.  Johannesburg, 2 July, 2020 – Making its debut in our country, Campus Partyisbringing South Africa – and the world – three days of live, on-demand conferences, with one global main stage and five …



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DON’T GET COMPLACENT – LEVEL FOUR IS FAR FROM HOME SAFE

Burt Rodrigues, CEO of Biodx shares his insights into level four lockdown and what that means. “If you were out on the streets on May 1st you probably saw lots of happy people riding bikes, running and walking with their eager dogs, freed from their homes after over a month of lockdown. Many would have been wearing masks and those that didn’t were duly given dirty looks. “As we saw in photos taken around the country, especially in popular areas like Cape Town’s Sea Point Promenade, people throng …



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ENGINEERING A PATH TO SUCCESS

Biodx’s Process Engineer talks the science of her dream job and contributing to combating COVID-19 At 26-years-old, process engineer, Phola Kula has made a habit of overachieving in life. After successfully completing her chemical engineering degree at the University of Johannesburg – one of the toughest degrees around – Phola found the perfect match at just 22 when she applied for a job at Biodx. Four years later, as Biodx’s Process Engineer, she’s an essential part of the company’s business an …



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From battery performance to cyber and fire: Growth of Electric Cars

  Growth of electric cars comes with a host of new risks and claims scenarios for manufacturers, suppliers and insurers Government policies on climate change and consumer demand could see the number of electric cars reach 100 million by start of next decade compared with seven million today. New risk challenges to manage for automotive industry and their insurers: potential defect and performance issues; more complex and costly repairs; new fire and cyber threats; and even sustainable sourc …



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Philip Morris International launches IQOS 3 DUO

In pursuit of innovating the most-advanced smoke-free products for adult smokers, Philip Morris International (PMI) has introduced the latest addition to its heat-not-burn product portfolio, IQOS 3 DUO, featuring its fastest and most powerful holder within the IQOS family to date. In celebration of the launch we are offering a new colour, ‘Sunset Copper’ for a limited time as well as the existing colour varieties of white, gold, blue and grey,” says Zimbini Peffer, Marketing Director at Philip M …



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South African tech startup connects delegates to AIDS 2020: Virtual

  Flexiroam Africa, a Cape Town-based travel technology company is proud to be providing a connectivity solution for the 23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020: Virtual) taking place from 6-10 July 2020. What was set to be a physical event hosted by San Francisco and Oakland (USA), will become the first virtual edition of the International AIDS Conference as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual conference will be attended by thousands worldwide including over 2000 scholarsh …



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Surface Safety

   Burt Rodrigues CEO of Biodx gives insight into the surface safety   “Last week Education MEC for the Eastern Cape, Fundile Gade ordered legal action against a company that supplied sanitisers to Makaula Senior Secondary School where 204 pupils and staff tested positive for Covid-19. They also supplied nine other schools in the district with a product that was found to be sub-standard, containing very low volumes of alcohol. The question is how many other products are out there similar to …



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THE SEARCH FOR SA’S MOST ENTERPRISING WOMEN IS ON! 

  Entries now open for the SANTAM Women of the Future Awards 2020 in association with FAIRLADY & TRUE LOVE Santam, FAIRLADY and, for the first time this year, TRUELOVE Magazine, have partnered up in the search to find the best female entrepreneurs in the country! If you have just started out or have been running your own business for a while, now is the time to enter this prestigious competition. Also new to the awards this year is our co-sponsor, Lulalend, who are all about providing f …



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Top South African women to judge the 2020 Santam Women of the Future Awards in association with FAIRLADY and TRUELOVE

Santam, FAIRLADY and TRUELOVE Magazines have partnered up in the search to find the best female entrepreneurs in the country: three amazing women who are creating opportunities for others and boosting South Africa`s economy by setting up their own businesses. The panel of respected judges presiding over the awards are:  Professor Thuli Madonsela Chair of Social Justice at Stellenbosch University & Founder of Social Justice M-Plan and the Thuma Foundation, Professor Madonsela has been part of …



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