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The Issue
Many corporates are becoming increasingly anxious about the morale oftheir staff. Gloomy perspectives of South Africa and its future andafro-pessimism negatively effect workplace productivity. Yet SouthAfrica has made remarkable progress since 1994 and is paving the wayfor a genuine African renaissance.

There is an abundance of good news here and every reason tobe optimistic about our future. As business leaders, we have aresponsibility to ensure that every employee is made aware of ourremarkable progress.

Our Solution
We believe that if employees are optimistic about South Africa's futureand have a perspective that "things are getting better" there will bemany business opportunities that present themselves not the least ofwhich are improved productivity, creativity, morale and customerservice. To assist with the development of managers and staff and to create a "good news vibe" in your company we offer the following range of products.

Public Speaking

Presentations on South Africa

article thumbnail Dear Camilla Thank you for organising Steuart to come and present to us. He was amazing. Everyone really enjoyed his presentation. Tell Steuart we really appreciate his time with us. Adele Westlake Regional Co-ordinator: Business Development: Glacier Insurance (November 2012) SA – the Good News: The business of SA – the Good News is to change the narrative out of South Africa and Africa. We believe strongly that news should be balanced, contextual and truthful; that news should inform both the good and the bad; and that news should enable citizens to hold a narrative that informs a positive prophesy of the future. It is our firm conviction that if citizens understand the good they are much more prepared to make a positive difference to the bad.

SA Good News Books

South Africa @20 for Better or for Worse

article thumbnail WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES AND HOW MUCH PROGRESS? The dawn of 20 years of democracy is upon us. Are we building the kind of country we want for our children? Are we celebrating achievements while also confronting challenges? Is there a clear vision for the future of South Africa? Steuart Pennington’s latest book - the 10th in the Good News series - provides thought provoking views and insightful perspectives to tough questions and real concerns about South Africa. 25 “True or False” chapters confronting our daily narrative 42 Prominent South African and international contributors The 224-page book is beautifully illustrated, with more than 200 “Fast Facts”, tables, graphs and images.

Remarkable South Africans

article thumbnail Remarkable South Africans is a celebration of South Africa and the inspiring individuals who have committed their lives to her upliftment. Authored by Line Hadsbjerg, its contemporary design and courageous photography by Pep Bonet beautifully display inspiring stories of remarkable individuals whose contribution to South Africa and to its people leads us to the inspirational and the aspirational. Based on interviews and journeys across South Africa, Remarkable South Africans will inspire, provoke and call on all individuals to be change makers in society.

Africa - The Good News

article thumbnailAfrica - The Good News is intended to shift the perception of Africa as a continent of woe to a continent of hope and opportunity.

South Africa 2014 - The Story of Our Future

article thumbnail With contributions from: Thabo Mbeki, FW de Klerk, Patricia de Lille, Roelf Meyer, Johnny Clegg, Smuts Ngonyama, Nick Mallet, Adrian Gore, Laurie Dippenaar, Ferial Haffajee and many more prominent South Africans.

Pocket Books

South Africa 2014 Pocketbook

article thumbnail We have produced an A5-size pocket book that contains a brief summary of the 56 chapters contained in  our books; South Africa – The Good News, South Africa – More Good News and South Africa 2014: The Story of our Future.


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Weekly Blog

Sanitary Towels and Education - The 80 Day Difference

Author: Justin Foxton
Tuesday, 18 November 2014

article thumbnail In my work in some 150 rural schools I ‘discovered’ an unanticipated ‘barrier’ regarding school attendance for young girls, often exacerbated by unhygienic, sometimes unprivate, toilet facilities – that of sanitary wear. Justin Foxton is a regular blogger on SA - the Good News, he describes the seriousness of the situation and urges us all to get involved.  It is our hope that NGO’s working in schools will make it their business to...

Travel Blog

The Hong Kong Umbrella Movement - Some Lessons for SA

Author: Kathryn Pennington
Wednesday, 26 November 2014

article thumbnail The other day I went for a walk around Occupy Central in Hong Kong (HK) and found it a moving experience, the Umbrella Movement as they call it - NOT the Umbrella Revolution!   

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.

Latest Videos

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. 

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 is the only African country that is a member of the G20.

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.

Use-It: You Can Do Amazing Things With Waste!

article thumbnailEvery day, 6,000 tons of waste is thrown into Durban landfills: building materials, organic and electronic waste, paper, tires, etc. Most of this waste can be re-used or recycled at a local level to close the loop on the value chain. Use-It, a Durban-based company, aims to identify waste beneficiation in the eThekwini Municipal area that will help to divert waste from landfill and create employment in the green economy. Chris Whyte, managing director of Use-it, shows us how it...

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Connect To A Wealth Of Wisdom

  The SABLE Accelerator

A trusted knowledge network of global South Africans providing mentoring and consulting services to South African companies, entrepreneurs, and institutions seeking to fund or commercialise innovation, as well as enter, grow, and partner in worldwide markets.


South Africa, you’ve been NekNominated

It took one South African to turn an internet frenzy into a vehicle for change. South Africa, you've been RAK nominated.


Corruption Watch

Report corruption when you come across it. Our global ranking on public trust of politicians is 88/142, diversion of public funds 81/142; irregular payments and bribes 48/142; favoritism in decisions of government officials 114/142; wastefulness of government spending 69/142. Do your bit, report corruption at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or sms 45142 and join thousands of South Africans who are going to rid this country of the corruption scourge

Jobs Portal

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.

About SA The Good News

South Africa: The Good News is a news website that highlights the positive developments in South Africa.

We are an independent organisation, apolitical and with no agenda other than to source and publish good news about our beloved country. Read More...

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SA - The Good News has been in existence for 6 years and is read in 180 countries around the world, by some 60,000 unique users every month. We are South Africa's premiere source of good news. Our readers have proved beyond doubt that there is an appetite for what we do and that "good news" sells.

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