The South African Breweries (SAB) has reintroduced its successful Tavern Intervention Programme for Men, known as TIP, which, through a series of workshops in taverns across South Africa, aims to drive attitudinal and behavioural change in men identified as perpetrators of social ills, including crime.

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FNB voted as top corporate bank

Tuesday, 09 September 2014

FNB has been voted as South Africa's top Corporate Bank in the 2014 Sunday Times Top Brand Survey. Commissioned by Sunday Times, the survey gauges customer sentiment towards brands delivering valuable insights to business leaders and marketers in South Africa.

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Wednesday, 10 September 2014

The Story of the ANN7 South African of the Year Awards (SATY).
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Weekly Blog

Tackling the illicit trade of tobacco

Author: Chelsea Amor Lotz
Friday, 05 September 2014

article thumbnail The trade of illicit tobacco still remains as one of the syndicate-crime related trades, which needs to be tackled in South Africa. Recent surveys have shown that the illicit trade of tobacco is handled by the same individuals, gangs and crime syndicates, which perpetrate drug and child trafficking. According to SARS, an estimated 9 Billion cigarettes are consumed in South Africa per a year, which amounts to more than R5 billion revenue loss of revenue. At present one in four packets of...
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Travel Blog

Lessons learnt in Vietnam

Author: Simon Ellis
Wednesday, 20 August 2014

article thumbnail I think we can all take a leaf out of the Vietnamese book of smiles. Never have I come across a race so inviting and so friendly despite the hardships they have had to overcome.
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Stories of Help

Showing Love Can Help - Heartbeat

Thursday, 19 June 2014

When Heartbeat was founded, it was estimated that by 2015 almost 6 million children would have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS. The overwhelming challenge of caring for orphaned and vulnerable children has placed a grave burden on communities. Heartbeat is dedicated to ease the burden on these children and provide them with material and emotional support.
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Ted Talks - Julian Treasure: How to speak so that people want to listen


Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Here's Julian Treasure to help. In this useful talk, the sound expert demonstrates the how-to's of powerful speaking — from some handy vocal exercises to tips on how to speak with empathy. A talk that might help the world sound more beautiful. 
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Steuart as a Speaker

article thumbnailSteuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future' Click here to watch a 5 min action video.

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SA's Daily Fast Fact

South Africa ranks 3rd out of 148 countries in terms of ’soundness of banks' measured by the Global Competitiveness Report 2013/2014.

Over the next 36 weeks we at www.sagoodnews.co.za will be telling the stories of "Amazing South Africans" who are driven by commitment and powered by purpose, and who very often swim against the tide in their pursuit of making a difference. They are driven by significance not success, their contribution is often unacknowledged and unheralded but invariably impacts those in greatest need.

#11 Project 90x20130 - 'Inspiring the way we engage with earth systems'


article thumbnail Climate change issues will be more and more significant in the next years in South Africa and in the rest of the world. As a matter of fact, the best way to reduce it is to make our lifestyle more sustainable. This is exactly the goal of Project 90x2030, a non-profit organization which wants to inspire and bring about positive change in the way we engage with earth systems. Lorna Fuller, director of this NPO, explains us how the three main programs implemented by Project 90x2030 are a way to...
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As many of our readers, both local and international, are interested in what the job market has to offer, we have introduced a jobs portal in conjunction with  vjobs.co.za. It is our hope that this portal will meaningfully contribute to the challenges facing entrepreneurs, corporates and job seekers.

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