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Beating leukaemia in my matric year: Neo Rakuba’s story My name is Neo Rakuba, and I matriculated with the class of 2017. They say that your matric year is a hard one… I didn’t know just how hard it was going to be. In 2016, it seemed as though everything was going well for me...
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An Open Letter to President Donald J. Trump  President Trump We have read with consternation reports of your derisive comments characterising African nations and others as “shithole countries,” and questioning why the United States should allow immigrants from our continent, or other similarly described nations like El Salvador and Haiti. You also stated a preference...
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FEED A CHILD, FEED A DREAM IN 2018! – Albany Bakeries aims to feed 5 million hungry children in Mzansi! –  Johannesburg, 21 December, 2017– Committed to spreading the spirit of Ubuntu, Albany Bakeries, one of South Africa’s award-winning brands in the Sunday Times Top Brand Awards, is celebrating school children returning to the classroom...
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At the end of last year we published an article on the work of Columba, working on leadership issues in underprivileged schools, here’s a great success story Columba Leadership Graduate bags 7 distinctions KZN’s future Actuary Sakhile Njoko and Siyanda Secondary School RCL Secretary bags 7 distinctions. Sakhile has proved it is possible to beat...
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Ethical leadership has been a dominant theme both nationally and internationally in 2017. Besides concerns around leadership and governance the stubbornly high youth unemployment rate also continues to concern South Africans. Columba has graduated more than 6000 people from its values-based leadership programme from 160 schools to date and has an activated network of 1500...
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Johannesburg, 5 December – On Saturday, 2 December, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG) celebrated the graduation of their 2017 Matric Class affectionately referred to as the “O-Mavericks”. The graduation ceremony held special significance as this year marks the 10th anniversary of OWLAG. OWLAG was born from a pledge by Ms. Oprah Winfrey to former president Nelson...
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KAMERS/Makers SUMMER 2017 IRENE SHOW KAMERS/Makers is set to close our ‘Year of Making Good’ with a blockbuster Pretoria show at the ever-popular Southdowns College venue in Irene/Centurion. We are featuring a record-breaking 170 plus Makers at this show – our biggest selection ever! And even more exciting for our shoppers is the fact that...
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THE 2017 FIRSTRAND LAURIE DIPPENAAR and FirstRand Foundation SCHOLARSHIPS FOR POSTGRADUATE INTERNATIONAL STUDY and FirstRand Oxford African studies scholarship AWARDED  FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar and FirstRand Foundation have awarded five postgraduate study scholarships worth R800 000 each. Five academically gifted South African students with excellent leadership qualities and the potential to be future destiny changers will choose...
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School Exchange Programmes – SA most appealing! This week I received a letter from Jackie Verall in the UK who runs school exchange programmes. “I was wondering if I could bore the pants off you with an editorial or a blog about how my little UK company is cutting a swathe through Europe offering high...
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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'