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Future Prospects
Seventh Harambee International Award “CONVEYING AFRICA” Integration, cohabitation, dialogue Harambee Africa International is launching the 7th International Prize, “Communicating Africa” to help create a more accurate image of Africa, one that reflects the existing conflicts but also shows the reasons for hope; the richness and diversity of its peoples and cultures, the unwavering commitment to development,...
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While crowdspeaking in South Africa has yet to reach the heights of similar initiatives in the US, Amplifyd founder, Rynaldo Stoltz is bullish on the model’s future on his home continent. “Our mission to build a simple to use, platform that cities, brands, and organizations could use to engage their crowd and foster innovation and...
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Kgomotso Motsatsi believed that she had a head start in life when she started school at the age of 4. By 15, she had completed her schooling and at the age of 21, Kgomotso had obtained her university degree. Kgomotso felt that she had been given an opportunity, but they she did take not full...
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As a university Library Director, Lydia Zingoni met many young graduates who wanted to start their own companies, but didn’t know how. Lydia started a foundation called SA Teen Entrepreneur to help them turn their best ideas into businesses. Jamie is one of her success stories. He now runs a production company that employs over...
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South Africa makes it into foreign expats’ top 20 countries to raise kids. According to a survey by an international website InterNations, South Africa rates as one of the Top 20 best countries in the world to raise a family…but there is a caveat! Over 14,000 foreign expats from different countries around the world took part...
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South Africa’s biggest company by value, media giant Naspers, said on Tuesday it still sees room for expansion in its e-commerce business even after strong growth last year. The firm concluded a deal with classified advertising publisher Schibsted in November to extend its e-commerce reach into more markets, and will continue investing heavily in businesses that dovetail...
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DOING FINE: Paul Harris. Picture: MARTIN RHODES Although this was first published in 2012,  the message still applies and is pertinent today. Enjoy the read. Hi Jeff HOPE all is well with you guys. I will drop you a line later with the family news but I would first like to respond to the e-mail...
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Gay men who “have a baby” born by a surrogate mother are entitled to paid maternity leave reports Times Live. In a ground-breaking judgment welcomed by couples in same-sex unions the Labour Court in Durban said it was discriminatory to refuse paid maternity leave to a gay man who became a parent through surrogacy. The...
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Ryerson has been successful in developing a rich ecosystem for young entrepreneurs. The Canadian University is ranked as one of the top innovative centres in the world. The Canadian government has identified both South Africa and India as key countries for developing and expanding trade and business opportunities. “This trilateral partnership is exactly the kind...
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Parliament passed the changes to its main petroleum law last March, alarming companies such as Shell, Total and Exxon Mobil, which are looking to explore in South Africa. “After careful consideration of the Bill and the submissions received, the President is of the view that the Bill as it stands would not pass constitutional muster,”...
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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'