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SA Heroes
I came to South Africa seven years ago from Zimbabwe seeking greener pastures as my family history included poverty and abuse. For almost a year I earned peanuts as a domestic worker when approached by girls who told me about getting quick and easy cash. Naturally I agreed to join them when I saw them...
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Beyond the River goes beyond borders Hot on the heels of its cinema run, Beyond the River, is set to hit the international circuit. Requests for the movie, which will be available on DSTV’s Box Office from 24 June, and on DVD for rental or retail from mid-July, have been received from as far afield...
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South Africa’s eco-heroes This year’s Eco-Logic Awards, hosted by The Enviropaedia, was a celebration of the visionaries and innovators who are finding solutions to our most pressing environmental challenges. The Awards took place at the CSIR in Tshwane last night and honoured individuals and organisations who are contributing to a sustainable future. Pictured above is...
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World-class climbers aim to touch 300 000 learners…if they conquer whirlwind SA summit-record CAPE TOWN. – Four world-class climbers – two of whom conquered Everest – have spent 1600 hours of preparation in 2017 for the goal of summiting nine South African peaks in a record time in pursuit of generating public support of R100000 to equip...
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OLWETHU WAKA -MY STORY A MUST READ This is a good story – a typical story – one of 100’s, 1000’s, of similar stories…… BUT not one that is part of our SA narrative. Olwethu “I was born on 10 August 1991, in the village of Nontshinga, Centane District of the Eastern Cape, an area...
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Petroleum industry learnership programme gives people living with disabilities the upper hand in gaining permanent employment Fast Facts: More than 7.5% of the South African population (2.8 million people) are living with a disability People living with disabilities make up less than 1% of total SA workforce Disabled candidates placed with host employers have better...
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This is another inspirational story of the work that NGO’s are doing to change our future. It is another untold story, unlikely to find its way into mainstream media, unlikely to become part of our national narrative, but incredible important for our confidence and belief. (Comment by Steuart Pennington) Young Entrepreneurs is a national franchise...
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THE FUTURE OF FARMING LOOKS BRIGHT Future Farmers, the KZN-based agricultural training initiative celebrated its 11th anniversary at Cedara Agricultural College on Friday, 5th May. An eager audience of passionate farmers, farming students and agricultural industry leaders came together to pay tribute to the achievements of current and past agricultural apprentices and look ahead to...
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SA’s Neo scoops 2017 UFI Next Generation Leadership grant UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has named Neo Mohlatlole, Business Development Director at Seven Colors Communications, as one of the five talented exhibition professionals from around the world who won the 2017 UFI Next Generation Leadership grant. “It is exciting to have been...
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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'