• Central Media Group: Level 1 Lockdown regulations and return to work policy

    Central Media Group of companies, including OFM, Mahareng Publishing, and Digital Platforms, have adopted and executed as per The Alert Level 1 Regulations in terms of the Disaster Management Act: Regulations: Alert level 1 during the Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown. Industries are encouraged to adopt a work-from-home strategy where possible, and all staff who can work […]

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  • Pillar of Central Media Group Retires

    Central Media Group (CMG), parent company of OFM, Digital Platforms, and Mahareng Publishing, regrets to announce the retirement of one of its stalwarts, Chief Financial Officer, Marietjie Vermeulen. She will vacate her role, as CFO, at the end of June 2020. Marietjie has been a part of the Groups success story from very early on.  […]

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  • COVID-19 WEBSITE BANNER

    On 26 March 2020 in the Government Gazette (Vol. 657) it was first stated that all websites with a .ZA top-level domain would be required to have (at the least) a visible link to www.sacoronavirus.co.za. You can naturally add some form of a banner or link to the website yourself, but seeing as not everybody necessarily […]

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  • Vacancy – OFM.co.za Coordinator

    The following position has come up within our Digital Platforms Division based at our Bloemfontein office:  JOB TITLE: OFM.co.za Coordinator EDUCATION:  Three year tertiary qualification in IT or other relevant tertiary qualification EXPERIENCE:  At least 3 years’ experience working in the media, publishing or design industries.   JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The OFM webmaster will report to Digital Platforms […]

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  • CUT forges collaboration with a key media partner

    CUT has formalised the development of partnerships with the two strategic partners in the Province.  Yesterday, CUT signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Black Management Forum; later with the Central Media Group (CMG)  as part of its commitment to building partnerships with various institutions to enable the University to initiate social and technological innovations […]

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  • Secure your site for Google or prepare to lose leads

    Google announced that on 17 October 2017 all non-HTTPS websites should prepare to see a significant drop in rankings, user engagement, website enquiries and revenue. Chrome (version 62) will show a ‘NOT SECURE’ warning when users enter text in a form on an HTTP page, and for all HTTP pages in Incognito mode. The new […]

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  • Why every travel agency needs a custom website design?

    Every travel agency owner or a self-employed travel agent comes to the point when there is a need to create a travel website design for his internet resource. The question is, whether it should be a custom-made one, created by the professional agency or a free website made with the standard templates. We have the decisive answer […]

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  • What is a CDN and why your website would use one?

    So what exactly is a CDN? (Updated: 2017-09-05. Cleared up “Considering a CDN?”), added Fastly CDN is short for Content Delivery Network or Content Distribution Network, which is a network of servers that deliver cached static content from websites to users based on the geographic location of the user. Makes total sense doesn’t it? No? […]

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