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I am constantly amazed at the incredible work that is being done in the NGO sector. We have 100,000 NGOs in South Africa the great majority of which are making a significant difference to our future. What politicians and journalists tell us is not all that is happening! Please read this, if it doesn’t give...
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An elephant is killed every 25 minutes – We can all do something, will you? Born Free launches Elephants in Crisis appeal on behalf of an iconic species that could disappear from much of Africa within our lifetime By Gemma Hook Elephants are in crisis. A century ago there were an estimated five million elephants...
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Renewable energy brings power and jobs to Clanwilliam By Kate Pallett Clanwilliam’s first retail shopping centre, which opened at the end of June, is an example of how renewable energy is aiding economic development in small towns with limited access to the national grid. This is according to Dominic Wills, CEO of SOLA Future Energy,...
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Inequality – It’s in our Hands By Justin Foxton During the 16th Nelson Mandela lecture, former US President Barack Obama humbly and vulnerably took issue with a side of humanity that few are ever brave enough to; the side that says that more is always better. He said: “Right now, I am actually surprised by...
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South African Initiative Wins Prestigious WISE Awards  “Partners for Possibility” is part of the six 2018 WISE Awards Winning projects Doha, Qatar, July 17, 2018: The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), today announced the South African project “Partners for Possibility” (PfP) as a winner of its 2018 WISE...
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The rise of the data architect in South Africa  By Jesse Green With all the trumpet blowing about “big data” and data analysts being the latest in-demand role for the future, Adzuna uncovers one surprising position that is outdoing the rest. The largest job aggregator in South Africa, Adzuna, has released some research based on...
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Programming and finance still top South Africa’s rarest skills by Jesse Green on 25 June 2018 Research by online job aggregator Adzuna on over 140,000 job listings and 1,250,000 job seeker searches puts technology and finance skills increasingly at the top of the rare skills pile. In May 2018, Adzuna.co.za dissected over 140,000 online jobs...
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It’s in our Hands By Justin Foxton This monthly feature was conceived as our response to the President’s invitation: “Thuma Mina – Send Me”. It is a toolkit of easy ideas to help our readers respond to that call. However, given the fact that we are an apolitical publication – and the ANC has decided...
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Her Majesty The Queen to honour young people from South Africa with prestigious Award for improving the lives of others Her Majesty The Queen will present Siposetu Sethu Mbuli and Thamsanqa Hoza from South Africa with a Queen’s Young Leaders Award at a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London, on Tuesday 26th June. The Awards recognise the work...
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South African social enterprise wins another international award 7 June 2018 Partners for Possibility (PfP), the flagship programme of Symphonia for South Africa NPC, has earned further global recognition for innovation and social impact – this time as winner of the UK Social Enterprise Mark’s Making a Mark competition. The Social Enterprise (SE) Mark is...
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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'