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Young community leader awarded international scholarship to UFS Caption: Bloemfontein – On 23 August 2017, Columba Leadership celebrated the award of a newly established international scholarship to one of its brightest young leaders, Keabetswe Malebo (right), featured next to Moses Xaba, Columba Free State Acting Provincial Manager. The scholarship was established to allow economically disadvantaged young...
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Learnerships seek to make positive contribution to SA’s disabled workforce With Deaf Awareness Month in full swing, it is important to identify positive and powerful stories that empower our fellow deaf South Africans. Employment for disabled citizens is currently an issue with around 2.9 million South Africans living with disabilities, yet only one percent having...
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Wheelchair Wednesday campaign scores again CAPTION: Celebrating the handover of 165 wheelchairs at the Nelson Mandela Stadium on Wednesday after a successful Wheelchair Wednesday campaign were, back from left, Association for Persons with Physical Disabilities chairman Garth van Niekerk, SPAR Eastern Cape sponsorship controller Roseann Shadrach, APD chief executive Brian Bezuidenhout, SPAR EC sponsorships and...
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HERITAGE DAY: A FUN GAME to ‘OWN IT’.   As Heritage Day is coming up on the 24th, South Africa’s own version of the popular Monopoly board game – Monopoly Mzansi wanted to share some fun facts about the special places that make South Africa so great (see attached). Did you know the shoes on...
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South African comedian Trevor Noah may have been ‘Born a Crime’ but he’s fast become a ‘Living Legend’. Noah took over from Jon Stewart as the host of Comedy Central’s flagship show ‘The Daily Show’ in September 2015, to what was described at the time as ‘A Crowd Gone Mild’. Fast forward two years and...
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Dedication and sacrifice see former cleaner graduate as registered nurse Wednesday, 23 August 2017, Mother of three, Caroline Plaatjies, is no stranger to hard work and sacrifice. At the recent Netcare Education graduation ceremony in Cape Town, she beamed with pride at achieving her ambition of becoming a registered nurse after having passed her Bridging...
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DOING A PROPER JOB Dr Karin Lourens is using her veterinary experience to nurse the often-overlooked city wildlife in Johannesburg. She has been working in small animal medicine and surgery for 14 years, and developed an interest in wildlife five years ago. Volunteering at FreeMe Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Lourens was exposed to the plight of...
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LWAZI: DREAM SURGEON 2017 Make A Difference Leadership Foundation Scholar Story.  Age: 21 University: University of Stellenbosch Qualification year: 2021 Make A Difference Leadership Foundation Scholar Since: 2015 Lwazi is a Make A Difference Leadership Foundation scholar and a 3rd-year medical student at the University of Stellenbosch, and his dream is to become a Cardiothoracic...
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Developing environments where special needs learners can thrive Nearly three-quarters of South African children living with disabilities are currently not in school.* As we observe Child Health Month this August, Adopt-a-School Foundation (AAS) urges all stakeholders to work together to develop strategies to support and educate these marginalised learners. “Schools in disadvantaged communities face many...
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Zip Zap celebrates its ladies this Woman’s month   The 30, 31 August and 01 September is bringing you a collaboration of epic proportions taking place at the Artscape Theatre. 25LIVE will combine the rock-phenomenon, The Parlotones with dauntless stunts by Cape Town’s very own home-grown circus, Zip Zap.  This rocking three night show is...
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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'