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HOW HARD IS IT TO “HOPE” in SA? In his best-selling book “Man’s Search for Meaning”, Austrian psychiatrist and holocaust survivor Victor Frankl describes how the smoking of cigarettes came to denote a loss of hope in concentration camp prisoners. Given the lack of even the most basic necessities in World War 2 camps like...
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WELCOME HOME TO THE TURMOIL AND HOPE A LETTER TO MY SISTER WHO IS ABOUT TO RETURN TO SOUTH AFRICA HAVING LIVED IN BRITAIN FOR THE PAST 4 YEARS: Dear M, Your decision to come home is such a great one – not that I am biased! It’s a very exciting time to be in...
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Enjoyed a productive Thursday listening to presentations from some of the very best investment researchers on earth. Every year Europe’s largest money manager Schroders provides an update on global investment markets to 120 journos brought to London from all over the world. This time I got the nod. As did South Africa, for which there...
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GET-OUT-OF-JAIL CARDS; NOW = GO-TO-JAIL-CARDS? Alec Hogg www.biznews.com Business Leadership South Africa yesterday issued a statement expressing concern at yet another heavyweight resignation at National Treasury, the umpteenth since the recent appointment of SA’s Gupta-associated finance minister. The spate of departures within Treasury’s top team is eerily reminiscent of how the previously admired leadership at...
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE IS WHAT COUNTS Paul Harris, former Director at FirstRand Bank, now retired, was invited to his old school, Maritzburg College to deliver a talk to the Old Boys and current students at a fund-raising event entitled “The Inaugural Captain’s Dinner”. Besides reminiscing in an entertaining manner, he concluded by commenting on the...
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Beautiful News recently released the short-film of Kagiso Domingos who believes that he can change the world through inventing. He says, “It makes me feel proud to know that my inventions are helping people. To watch his video click here Domingos’ parents couldn’t have been happy when he broke the watch he was given for...
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UFS’s Tshireletso Bogatsu wins SAICA Student Leadership Summit Johannesburg, Tuesday 10 October 2017 – What does it take to be a future leader? According to the judging panel who selected the top 30 university students who attended the recent South African Institute of Chartered Accountant’s annual Student Leadership Summit (SLS), responsible leaders need to have...
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BLSA Statement on the Anniversary of the Public Protector’s report on State Capture On the anniversary of the publication of the Public Protector of South Africa’s report on state capture, Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) repeated its call for a judicial commission of inquiry into state capture and made the following statement: A year ago,...
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By Alec Hogg For most South Africans, whistle-blower Bianca Goodson is a hero in the war against state capture. She is the whistle-blower who, at great personal risk, named and shamed the Gupta associate Trillian which worked with multinational McKinsey to plunder billions from Eskom. After a short stay as a senior executive at Trillian,...
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Nxasana donates books worth over R12.5 million to Walter Sisulu University  A love of books shared with schools in Alexandra by Future Nation Schools Future Nation Schools celebrated the conclusion of Heritage Month by embracing African literature at their Book Fair and Literary Festival on Saturday, September 30, 2017. In celebration of the Future Nation...
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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'