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Business and Private Sector
The new year has hardly started and South Africa is already much the poorer following the deaths of two extraordinary business leaders. Richard John Pelwana Maponya passed away yesterday at 99. The former schoolteacher who migrated from Limpopo to Alexandra in the 1940s, he leaves a legacy that expands far beyond Soweto’s historic Maponya Mall, a...
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CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HOSTS A FESTIVE MARKET TO SUPPORT LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES
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On Monday, 25 November 2019, the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company’s (TMACC) leadership team hosted a Christmas party for the children of the Philippi Children’s Centre. The Centre accommodates 260 children between the ages of four months and six years who live on farms in the surrounding communities of Mitchells Plain and Philippi. Principal of...
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       Encouraging Entrepreneurship and Collaboration through Glass Recycling Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” – Oprah Winfrey The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC), which encourages glass reuse and recycling, continues to assist hard-working recyclers and collectors across the country. The on-the-ground TGRC...
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Companies spent an estimated R10.2 billion on corporate social investment (CSI) in South Africa in 2019 – a 5% year-on-year increase in nominal terms (2018: R9.7 billion), but flat when taking inflation into account, reflecting a subdued economy. This is according to findings from the 22nd edition of the annual Trialogue Business in Society Handbook launched in Johannesburg...
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New campaign allows you to nominate unsung hero in your life  MenaCal.7 which is a local calcium supplement has launched its Woman to the bone campaign, showcasing prominent female role models, Leanne Manas, Amy Kleinhans-Curd and Refiloe Seseane to raise awareness of the role South African women play in building a strong nation. Woman to the bone recently partnered...
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Johannesburg, 11 November 2019 Diversity and inclusion are no longer ‘nice-to-haves’, nor should they be a scorecard ticking exercise, because it is now clear: the more inclusive an organisation is, the more successful it will be. That was the message from the CEO of South Africa’s Youth Employment Service, Dr Tashmia Ismail-Saville, at the “Business...
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GLOBAL STUDY OF 1.3 MILLION PEOPLE POINTS TO AFRICAN SURGE IN GIVING A 10-year-study of global giving that surveyed 1.3 million people reveals that despite a downward trend in donations in some of the world’s wealthiest places, large swathes of the African continent are defying the trend. The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) World Giving Index...
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Alec Hogg writes: In what has been a week of conferences for me, I’m among almost 200 journalists at the annual Schroders media gathering in London. As you might expect of a conference put together by a two century old asset manager with £400bn in its care, the presentations have been high quality. My pick,...
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SEVEN SA STAR ENTREPRENEURS RECOGNISED AT PREMIER COMPETITION  Johannesburg, 5 September 2018: Mining engineer, Samuel and Motlapele Molefi – founders and owners of Modi Mining CC – were named this morning as the overall winners of the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS. Modi Mining provides contract mining services to companies specialising...
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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'