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Jaco Jacobs & Twinkl team up for World Book Day    As part of their month-long celebrations around World Book Day, the international kids educational publisher, Twinkl, has teamed up with everyone’s favourite children and young person’s author, Jaco Jacobs.   23rd April is the UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day. A celebration of both...
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By Derek Carstens   Some years ago Paul Harris, previously of First Rand, took the words of Madiba to heart about the importance of education. In the belief that literacy is the key building block he set up the Click Foundation with literacy as its specific purpose.   Under the leadership of his daughter Nicola...
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Sign and share this petition link as widely as possible. We cannot be passive observers when our democracy and constitution are under threat.   We have all seen rampant corruption; institutions undermined and attempts to undermine our constitutional democracy, that protects us all and requires our government to serve us, the people of South Africa....
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In this time of uncertainty the South African Breweries (SAB) has shown its commitment towards helping fight the pandemic by supplying medical supplies worth R25m to the Gauteng Department of Health. Responding to a health crisis on this scale requires every country to have a healthy and operational infrastructure that can cope with the additional...
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A speech delivered at school assembly 17 March “This may seem obvious, but in exactly 6 days it will be Sunday. Now initially that may seem unimportant to you, but I can assure you that Sunday marks something momentous, historical, generation defining. For a whole 24 hours we will not have to see the staff...
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Dear Fellow South African,   Today is International Women’s Day. For more than a century, this day has been celebrated across the world as part of the struggle to realise women’s rights in the social, political, legal, reproductive, health and other spheres.   The Women’s Charter, which was drawn up in 1994, notes that at...
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What did NOT happen?   It is useful to start with what was expected by many commentators, but then did not actually materialise in the budget.   There were no income tax increases. On the contrary, taxes were reduced, largely paid for by the usual culprits, sin taxes and the fuel levy, and this year...
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From left to right: MEC Dr Tate Makgoe, Free State Department of Education, Themba Mola KST CEO.   KST congratulates the Free State Province Grade 12 class of 2020 for their achievement, attaining 85.1% and retaining the number one spot nationally during an exceedingly difficult year in the 2020 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations a...
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Here is a great South African Example  Mdluli Safari Lodge In these challenging times, good-news stories are hard to come by. Impact Capital Africa (ICA) is therefore pleased to share the unique South African success story of Mdluli Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park, which has earned the highest-achievable ICA +Impact Sustainable Development Goal Investment...
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21 January 2021 JP Landman Political & Trend Analyst   A proverbial storm has developed around South Africa’s procurement, or the perceived lack thereof, of Covid-19 vaccines. People are understandably anxious and have many questions. I therefore compiled this note from publicly available information, and trust readers find it useful.   What is approved and...
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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'