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Building from the bottom up– How Limpopo-born e-hailing driver managed to make his dream of building his family a home come true  – South Africans know that starting over can be terrifying and can leave one feeling unsure about whether they have what it takes to get it right the second time around. The pandemic has...
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Pictured above: Thobile Maphanga Thobile Maphanga, a dance practitioner, producer, creative collaborator, and writer from Clermont, Durban, has been invited to represent South Africa at the prestigious Atelier for Young Festival Managers in Canada in June 2022. The Festival Academy offers professional development and leadership training to festival makers globally as an initiative of the...
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Nomusa Caroline Hlongwane (59), who blazed a trail as the Shoprite Group’s first female driver, is now training the next generation of the Shoprite Group’s highly-skilled team of truck drivers. Hlongwane, who initially had her eye on becoming a teacher, started her truck driving career in 1990 and joined the Group in 2007. Her experience and...
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Eight months after starting the Re.Bag.Re.Use initiative, the project of repurposing empty bread bags into crocheted shopping and beach bags is still going strong! An empty bread bag might only be a piece of rubbish to most, but for a group of ladies in Hout Bay, Cape Town it is providing an additional income to...
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Pictured above: The Super Citizens at the Cape of Good Hope SPCA In January 2022, Matthew Hahm (11), Thorne Davids (10) and Alex Jacobs (9), from Parkwood, Cape Town, heard a loud dog’s cry after a free-roaming dog chased Bruno, Thorne’s puppy into the road where he was knocked by a car. Without hesitation, the three children...
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As the New Year sees gangster-related reports flooding the country’s crime statistics, South Africans remain cognisant of the youth at the crux of these crimes. The Western Cape government lists a general presence of gangs in children’s immediate communities, related gang members and a history of sexual or physical abuse as some of the factors...
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  Seasoned hotelier Angelo Casu makes every kilometre count on his mountain bike racing for StreetSmart to raise funds and extend a hand to South Africa’s most vulnerable children.   Co-owner of the exclusive 5-star Grande Dédale Country House in Wellington, Angelo, who has been cycling with a purpose for StreetSmart since 2017, covered nearly...
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  Social enterprise, Kusini Water, based in Gauteng builds water treatment systems from nanotechnology and macadamia nut shells. Just last week, they launched their biggest water purification plant at eMalahleni in partnership with DuPoint, producing 10,000 litres of water per hour.   As a social enterprise, Murendeni Mafumo, the founder of Kusini Water, has faced...
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Known for his genuine African storytelling, Jst Sako reinforces the township truth through the release of the visuals to his latest single, “Vuka.”     Ekurhuleni born star, Jst Sako has returned to pick up where he left off with new visuals for his heart sung “Vuka,” a single he dropped in early September this...
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  Covid-19 has still gone strong in 2021, and at the end of June, the pandemic was taking over South Africa. This resulted in more travel restrictions and lockdowns. However, 4x4OUTFAR founder Anton Poplett didn’t let this stop him. He left Cape Town in his Land Rover Defender 110, joined by Cam Stuart, Karl Danneberg,...
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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'