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Ostensibly, this is a book about an inter-continental photographic safari to identify and photograph 1000 birds. In every respect it has been well written and beautifully designed. There is no shortage of books with nature as their theme, written by eminent naturalists who have a singular mission – to publish and sell a coffee table...
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THUMA MINA 2 By Justin Foxton This monthly feature is our response to the President’s invitation: “Thuma Mina – Send Me”. It is a toolkit of ideas to help our readers respond to that call. In 2007, I returned from the UK having spent 6 incredible years living and working in London. Virtually as my...
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A Portrait of Madiba, Visible from Outer Space On Tuesday, April 24th at Zonderwater Maximum Correctional Centre 67 Blankets for Madiba will be making HISTORY by creating the Largest Portrait Blanket in the World, depicting the face of our beloved father of our nation, Nelson Mandela. This is the way our 67 Blankets family will...
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Thuma Mina 1 This monthly feature is our response to the President’s invitation: “Thuma Mina – Send Me”. It is a toolkit of ideas to help our readers respond to that call. Connecting NGO’s We have a dear friend and colleague by the name of Cindy McNally. Cindy lives in Durban. She is a wife,...
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“South Africa will be the big emerging market story of 2018” – Goldman Sachs By Tom Head – 2018-01-22 Image Credits: Pixabay Goldman Sachs are the world’s third-biggest investment bank. So they know a thing or two when it comes to picking out a country with massive ’emerging market’ potential. And right now, they’re championing...
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AFTER THE LAST 10 YEARS ARE WE READY/PREPARED TO DO SOMETHING WORTHWHILE? Here at SA Good News we were hugely inspired by President Ramaphosa when he quoted from Hugh Masekela’s song Thuma Mina (Send Me) in his State of the Nation address. Just as a reminder, here is the quote he used: “I wanna be...
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CORRUPTION INDEX: SAME OL’ STORY By Phemelo Khaas – Media Liaison Corruption Watch SA Ranks 71/180 countries New Zealand 1; UK 8; Australia 13; US 16; Israel 32; Italy 54; China 77; India 81; Brazil 96; Russia 135; Zimbabwe 157; Somalia 180. Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2017, released today, shows just how difficult it is to...
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The Power of Mentorship and Partnership by Justin Foxton Over the 8 years that I have written this column, I have interacted with many people who have shared with me some of the incredible things they are doing to make this country a better place. I have been very struck by the passion that people...
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TRAFFIC CONGESTION SURVEY – HOW DOES SA RANK? By Steuart Pennington I have often said that if you want to find out the facts of South Africa’s global standing, “Google it”. There are surveys on just about everything. But don’t be fooled, there are hardly any surveys which include every country in the world, that...
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WOMEN IN PARLIAMENT – HOW DOES SA DO? By Laura Brothers Around the world, women are closing the gender gap in areas such as health and education, but significant gender inequality still persists in politics. On average, women constitute only 23.5% of representatives in parliament around the world – but where do women hold the most...
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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'