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February 7, 2017
SAP Skills for Africa adds 101 students to digital workforce  JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — February 06, 2017 – Students, SAP Africa partners, customers and executives gathered at Eskom’s Megawatt Park in Sandton for the SAP Skills for Africa graduation ceremony which celebrated the completion of an intense three-month digital skills training programme. Now in its...
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The World Wetlands Day campaign helps reflect on the significant role played by wetlands in the ecosystem: Wetlands help reduce the impacts of flooding, act as a sponge when it rains by holding and releasing water to rivers. They also store carbon and are home to many plants and animals.  They also provide a sense...
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Going all the way Up At a very young age, Thabo Sikukula was exposed to entrepreneurship by his mother, who, along with her job as a teacher,  sold handmade sweetened ice block packs to help pay for seven of his brother’s school expenses including himself. Thabo grew up being inspired by his late father who...
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The State of the Nation Address – What will the BIG issues be? by Steuart Pennington After misreading the Brexit vote, and after misreading the Trump election, are we going to misread what will be the ‘unthinkable’ in our own State of the Nation Address (SONA)? Photo: The ANC’s top six leaders Zweli Mkhize, Cyril...
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Matatiele Spaza Shops educate locals about Paraffin Safety   Several Spaza shops in the Matatiele Local Municipality in the Eastern Cape have been revamped as part of Engen’s paraffin education and safety campaign. The branded Spaza shops reinforce important paraffin safety messages in both English and isiXhosa. Highly-visible sites were chosen to ensure that the...
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7 February 2017 – Considering past trends consumers are expected to spend more on gifts and restaurants this Valentine’s. In 2016, FNB Credit Card holders spent 60% more on flowers, jewellery, chocolate, greeting cards ahead of Valentine’s while a 25% increase in spend at restaurants was recorded. FNB Credit Card analysed 2016 spending patterns of...
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06 February 2017: Many consumers are not aware they are paying more than they should on funeral premiums by having more than one policy with different insurers. FNB Life estimates that 35% of FNB customers have more than one funeral plan to cover themselves; effectively paying up to 30% more than necessary. Lee Bromfield, CEO...
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Steuart as a Speaker

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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'