June 13, 2018

Water Wednesday: Cold front to bring floods to Cape Town

Western Cape Dam levels have been steadily improving in the past two weeks and will most likely continue after the upcoming storm. The South African Weather Service warned that an intense cold front was headed to the province as well as the Namakwa District of the Northern Cape on 14 and 15 June. MEDIA RELEASE: Please be advised of the intense cold front resulting in wet and cold weather for the

Apple bans developers from selling user contacts

Apple has strengthened its App Store guidelines for developers, explicitly stating they are not allowed to share user contacts. If an Apple developer creates a database of any user’s contacts and shares or sells that information without their consent, they will be banned from the developer programme and their content will be removed from the App Store. Applications will still be able to collect this data, but they must prompt

ZIM-SA Business Women to sign R13 million energy deal

By Zakithi Mzwakhe A South African based women’s investment Initiative Black Women in Business Forum (BWBF) has agreed to sign an investment deal with Zimbabwe’s Leading Business Women’s Association (LBWA). The investment deal is set to unlock funding for various entities owned and by women in Zimbabwe. Addressing a press conference at Sandton Convention Centre on Monday, 11 June, BWBF spokesperson, Lerato Matsatsi revealed that they have already concluded the

Fin24.com | Manuel: SA auditors got too comfortable

South Africa’s auditing industry had became “too comfortable” with being ranked number one in the world, according to former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel. He was speaking in his capacity as chairperson of Old Mutual Emerging Markets during a panel discussion hosted by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants in Illovo, Johannesburg, on Tuesday night. South Africa’s auditing profession had been ranked first in the World Economic Forum’s Competitive Index

Bitcoin drops to lowest since February as collapse accelerates

Bitcoin tumbled to its lowest level since February as the meltdown in the world’s largest digital currency accelerated, renewing concern about the long-term viability of the much hyped alternative to traditional currencies. The price of the digital coin fell as much as 4.6% Tuesday to $6 450.01, bringing the slide for the year to more than 50%. It’s down from a record high of $19 511 reached in December, the