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SA Heroes
Early Childhood Development [ECD] in South Africa is predominantly a woman-dominated sector that is significantly under-resourced and under-capacitated. Barely receiving a minimum wage, they are responsible for providing ECD services in South African communities where [i]63% of young children live in poverty. Despite the hardship they face, these resilient, unsung Heroes continue to provide a...
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From subsistence farmer to wholesale supplier – how one Hazyview farmer turned his life around to supply the Shoprite Group     Elias Pangane began farming mielies purely to feed his family – but he’s managed to turn a humble backyard operation into a fully fledged business that now supplies Africa’s largest retail group.  ...
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Dusi Canoe Marathon stars Loveday Zondi and Siseko Ntondini from Soweto celebrated Freedom Day with a historic paddle around Robben Island on Tuesday. Zondi and Siseko Ntondini were joined by Simnikiwe Ntondini and ADreach founder, Brad Fisher, in a celebratory surfski race around the historic island, in honour of one of the greatest icons and...
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On Freedom Day, the 27th of April 2021, South Africans will celebrate 27 years of democracy. Inspired by the significance this day holds, Kola Cohen, a 19-year-old from Hout Bay, will be paddling 27km to provide 27,000 meals for vulnerable Capetonians.   Paddling on a prone board, Kola will be participating in the Freedom Paddle, an...
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How a local mushroom farmer went from small-scale operation to employing 175 people, and supplying hundreds of stores around Gauteng   An entrepreneur has taken his Magaliesberg mushroom farm from a pipe dream to a burgeoning business that now employs 175 people, and supplies hundreds of stores with high quality local produce. The business, called...
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Bernard Malesela Ralehlaka, better known by his stage name Bmcabana SF, is a South African rapper, songwriter and record producer from Seshego, Polokwane, Limpopo. Born 30 March 1996, he began his career in 2016 and gained attention in 2020 from his second single “Down”. It’s release saw SF taking greater heights in his musical career....
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Shark lovers brave the Fish Hoek exclusion zone, swimming 13km for shark safety.   While the iconic great white shark is without a doubt the most recognisable in False Bay in the Western Cape, it might surprise you that more than 20 different shark species have been seen in the region.   Bringing awareness to...
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Tshemba is a story that begins with two Witsies who left South Africa under apartheid and had successful careers overseas but still felt there was something missing from their lives. A few years ago, they found a way to fill the gap they’d identified. “As Neil and I came to the end of our working...
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Launched in November 2020, the Live Life Always project, which has created job opportunities for 10 otherwise unemployed Diepsloot residents, has collected over 27,835  bags of litter, which amounts to over 181 tons of waste. The program is not only supporting families who have been tremendously affected by the lockdown, but is highlighting the devastating impact waste plastic and litter...
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Vodacom and Google South Africa give smartphones to deep rural communities free of charge to drive Digital Inclusion   JOHANNESBURG – Vodacom Limpopo Region, in partnership with Google South Africa, will give  hundreds of residents with Android powered smartphones at no cost  in eleven villages across the  Limpopo province. This forms part of Vodacom and...
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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'