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Introduction by Steuart Pennington There have been a number of ‘Open’ letters written to our President, Cyril Ramaphosa, regarding the tightrope of ‘lives vs livelihoods’, giving him advice on the way forward, not the least of which, to name a few, are by Gareth Cliff, Gerhard Papenfus of NEASA (National Employers Association of South Africa),...
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COVID-19 Scenarios By Clem Sunter Clem has written an interesting article on some of the scenarios facing us as we try and plan for the future. I have summarized below, the full article appears in: https://www.biznews.com/inside-covid-19/2020/04/20/covid-19-lockdown-scenarios-clem-sunter Steuart Pennington The latest coronavirus scenarios: walking the tightrope At the beginning of March this year, I wrote an...
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Social Distancing to be the new normal? South Africans give answers in a snap survey that sheds light on nation’s state of being during lockdown. I have edited this report into bullet form to make it a quick read – Steuart Pennington Johannesburg: In a snap survey conducted by the Mozambik Restaurant Group to better...
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By susanhayden When February draws to a close, even while the weather remains hot, something subtle happens to the quality of the light; a nearly imperceptible softening of summer’s bright glare. You have to have been here a really long time to notice this tiny shift. My husband has only lived in South Africa for...
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Youth non-profit Activate, a leader in transformative youth programmes in South Africa, has issued its annual call for youth to apply to its leadership training and mentoring programmes. This opportunity is free to the youth who qualify. The ACTIVATE! Change Drivers programme is an eight-day, two module training programme offered to youth across South Africa....
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Success of YES’s strategy recognised in 2020 SONA Ramaphosa praises YES’s achievement in creating over 32,000 committed work experience opportunities and injecting R1.3 billion back into local economies During the 2020 State of the Nation Address, President Ramaphosa made special mention of the great strides being made by the Youth Employment Service (YES) in tackling...
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Glamping organisers aim to popularize South Africa’s tourism attractions JOHANNESBURG – Glamping is a travel trend beginning to take root in Africa. A start up initiative is taking the concept of luxury camping to another level by organizing nomadic retreats around South Africa. This is also buoyed by an increase in local travelling in the...
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Global South Africans Newsletter November 2019 Introduction I often say that news comes in three forms: An Event A Cycle A Trend The intention of our monthly newsletter is to focus on cycles and trends. It is highly likely that the reader will have learnt about all the major events of the past month through...
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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'