Category archives for: Finance

Avon hits back at COVID-19 claims

Avon Justine Managing Director for South Africa, Mafahle Mareletse

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AVON has refuted claims has classified its business as an essential service amid the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The beauty company rejected the claims as unfounded, unsubstantiated and untrue. “Avon takes a dim view to these unsubstantiated claims which it regards as malicious,” Mafahle Mareletse, Managing Director: […]

SA food supplies resilient against panic buyers

Panic buying in South Africa has become order of the day despite the Department of Trade and Industry )DTI) assuring the nation and entire SADC region enough food supplies

by AKANI CHAUKE Acting News Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – DECLARING a three-week lockdown, as part of drastic measures to curb the rapid spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa appealed to his compatriots to desist from panic buying as the supply chains would not be impacted. He assured that his […]

5G earmarked to fight coronavirus pandemic

Huawei 5G

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A LEADING global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices believes the fifth generation of wireless communications technologies (5G) can enhance the effectiveness of pandemic prevention and treatment as well as drive the digital transformation of healthcare systems in response to major public emergencies. According […]

South Africa battles increase in ‘dark’ data

Veritas Regional Director for South Africa, Mr David McMurdo

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTHAfrican organisations are struggling more than ever to manage their data. According to the latest South Africa Databerg 2020 report from Veritas Technologies almost half (49 percent) of enterprise data is now considered ‘dark’ (unclassified and untagged). This is an increase from 41 percent since last year. “Business […]

Botswana bourse alters operations against COVID-19

Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE)

from ODIRILE TOTENG in Gaborone, Botswana GABORONE, (CAJ News) – THE Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) announced that 60 percent of its staff will be working from home to minimise the risk of infection by coronavirus (COVID-19). This is effective Tuesday (today). All events and some meetings have been cancelled. This is set to eliminate opportunities […]

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