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Remarkable South Africans
A TRIBUTE to THULI MADONSELA by Justin Foxton This is a beautifully written tribute to Thuli, it is a must read – and I can’t help saying this – why was there not a piece, as well written, scribed by our newsprint journalists? And will Adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane aspire to have a similar tribute written...
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Penny Siopis named ACT Lifetime Achievement winner Visual artist Penny Siopis was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for her contribution to the arts at the 19th annual Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Awards, held at Sun International’s The Maslow Hotel in Johannesburg on Friday, 21 October. Lifetime Achievement Award winners, who are nominated and selected...
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Paul Roos Farming This is a great story, and should be read by all South Africans who are in the depths of despair. It restores confidence in the fact that despite the anarchic disruptions at our universities, the gauleiterish* behaviour of the NPA, the bushwa* of decolonisation and the rank mendaciousness of senior government officials...
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Today, there is a growing consciousness regarding ‘social entrepreneurship’, these are sustainable ‘profitable’ organizations driven by social and environmental change, rather than simply profit. Sharing opportunities between social entrepreneurs becomes the ‘capital’to develop this sector and to replicate effective models. Jaco Slabbert, marketing manager of the African Social Entrepreneurs Network (ASEN), gives us his vision...
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Climate change is a reality! Around the world, more and more people take action at a personal level and put their lifestyles in line with climate change. This is a ‘bottom up’ transformation, but for the most pressing challenge of our time, ‘top down’ strategies must also be present. The city of Durban is a...
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South Africa: Among the bad, there is so much good 23 Sep 2016 http://www.mediaupdate.co.za/media/121389/south-africa-among-the-bad-there-is-so-much-good If a foreigner decided to visit South Africa and used news media as their only information source, they will likely think almost nothing goes right in South Africa. However, as the country prepares to celebrate its 22nd Heritage Day, Steuart Pennington,...
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Many babies born in South Africa lack the most basic necessities in the first few weeks of life. The Grace Factory is a non-profit organisation that aims to alleviate this suffering by distributing free maternity packs to new mothers and children’s homes. On Saturday 17 September 2016, 100 members of the public joined forces with...
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Hi there When I was fretting recently about consequences of South Africa’s internecine political power battle, an insider told me to relax. The top team at Treasury, he confided, have a plan should deeply compromised President Jacob Zuma make another run at “capturing” the national reserves. They called it the “nuclear bomb” option, something so...
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New Durban floating dock to add much-needed ship repair capacity By: Shirley le Guern Creamer Media Correspondent With an estimated 12 000 ships calling at South Africa’s ports each year and over 30 000 vessels sailing along the South African coastline annually, the ship repair industry should theoretically be a thriving and growing industry. In...
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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'