Sensitive client data may have been exposed in cyber attack on Hetzner

Ujuh Reporter Sensitive client data in the hands of global web services firm, Hetzner, may have been compromised in the latest attack discovered last week. This data includes names and email addresses of Hetzner client, phone numbers, address details, debit order bank account details,  identity numbers and VAT numbers. This was revealed in an email … Read moreSensitive client data may have been exposed in cyber attack on Hetzner

Report shows that growth of malls far outstrips population growth in Gauteng and more

By: SATopShops The number of shopping malls in the Gauteng Province has more than doubled in 15 years from 2001 – 2016 far outstripping the rate of population growth in a development that may be interpreted as unsustainable if not a bubble in the making. That picture emerges from the comprehensive report compiled by the Gauteng … Read moreReport shows that growth of malls far outstrips population growth in Gauteng and more

B-BBEE factor counts: South African companies feature in the top 100 of the Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index

Ujuh Reporter Four South African companies, Woolworths, Vodacom, Clicks and Nedbank feature in the top 100 of the Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Index. This can be taken to reflect usefulness of South Africa’s Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) regulation and corporate governance codes. The top 100 list is led by Accenture. All four … Read moreB-BBEE factor counts: South African companies feature in the top 100 of the Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index

#Sangoma Diaries: My spiritual journey from childhood in South Africa to a Kenyan peak

By: Nqobile Nomangungu Buthelezi-Sibisi People always ask me: “So Nqo, where did it all begin or how did this (being a spirit medium/umfembi) happen.” Today, whilst wandering aimlessly in my photos folders, I found these two photos from four years ago when I still lived in Nairobi and I thought it was a good idea … Read more#Sangoma Diaries: My spiritual journey from childhood in South Africa to a Kenyan peak

OneDayOnly online shopping craze grips South Africa

SATopShopsThe South African retail sector is increasingly coming under the grip of the OneDayOnly online shopping craze. Wherever you venture in social circles, more and more people are talking about great deals they’ve had from the online shop, OneDayOnly. They are sure giving the old hands, in the retail sector, a good run for their money. The … Read moreOneDayOnly online shopping craze grips South Africa

The next time you take an Uber trip, ask your driver: How’s business?

SATopShops The next time you take an Uber trip, ask your driver: How’s business? If you’re nice enough and have the trust effect on people that makes them open and honest, you’re most likely to get a stock answer: “Its tough. The amount of Uber cars has increased and the trips we do on a … Read moreThe next time you take an Uber trip, ask your driver: How’s business?

Declare these critical things for your insurance to avoid disappointment

 SAToShops Its always tempting for consumers to want to cut corners when taking up household insurance in order to make savings. While searching for savings is sensible some consumers make the mistake of omitting critical information which will negatively affect their claims.  Riana Wiese, an insurance adviser at PSG Insure issues key tips to ensure … Read moreDeclare these critical things for your insurance to avoid disappointment

Shoprite performance dragged down by non South African operation

SATopShops Africa’s retailing giant Shoprite Group reported a muted 3.3% growth in turnover to R145.6 billion during the year ended June in what reflects difficult economic conditions across its markets. These financial update comes amidst continued economic struggles across the African continent as caused by the collapse of commodity prices and local currencies in the … Read moreShoprite performance dragged down by non South African operation

Black professionals set out to establish a new mutual insurance operation

Ujuh Reporter KCB, the outfit driven by black professionals towards establishment of a cooperative bank, has also set its eye on a mutual insurance venture in a move that promises to shake up South Africa’s financial services market. The KCB Life venture is mapped out to start swooping through the funeral insurance market and then … Read moreBlack professionals set out to establish a new mutual insurance operation

Woolworths recalls some frozen rice on listeriosis fears

SATopShops Woolworths is recalling its Frozen Savoury Rice Mix product on fears that it may contain the listeria strain that’s currently running amok in Europe. The Woolworths product comes from Belgium and contains frozen sweetcorn sourced from the Greenyard Factory in Hungary. This Greenyard Factory has been implicated as the potential source of a Listeria outbreak … Read moreWoolworths recalls some frozen rice on listeriosis fears