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Remarkable South Africans
Buckle into this road safety #WomansMonth campaign this August Swish! Click! Save a Life.  #IBuckleUpMyFamily”, because I care… do you? South Africans Against Drunk Driving (SADD) is pushing for more awareness around seatbelt use. We would like to involve you in helping to prevent the high number of deaths and injuries that occur on our...
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ANOTHER EXAMPLE of SOUTH AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY ENERGY We featured the TalkUBUNTU initiative a while back, here’s an update. Dear All, We are proud to inform you that we have started to implement talkUBUNTU Clubs in more than 400 schools and civil society organizations (youth, education and development) in South Africa and on the rest...
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The Trust For Urban Housing Finance (TUHF) Limited is a non-bank financial services company specialising in finance and support for entrepreneurs in inner city residential accommodation. To date, TUHF has financed over 20 000 units in the inner cities of South Africa.  “At TUHF, we are passionate about spotting and unearthing potential. In declining areas,...
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Elevate – just another organisation … or the answer to sustainability and change in our country? Elevate is a SARS registered Public Benefit organisation (PBO) that assists and supports five of South Africa’s biggest charity organisations by connecting both corporate and individual donations with their partners. Essentially made up of two separate entities – the...
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Brief history of the Peninsula School Feeding Association (PSFA) On 10 March 1958, the then National Party government ended the national school feeding programme due to ‘wastage’, based on ineffective administrative control and accountability. Soon after, it became clear that the need for school feeding was great, as many of the school children came from...
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Rural KZN Teacher Awarded National Teaching Award Johannesburg, 31 May 2016: Lindiwe Gumede, an Embury Institute for Teacher Education (Embury) alumni and current teacher at Vondlo Primary School in the remote Enseleni region of KwaZulu-Natal, never thought that she would become the recipient of the Department of Basic Education’s National Teaching Award. But she did....
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GROUNDBREAKING SYSTEM PROVIDES AN INNOVATIVE SOLUTION TO SOUTH AFRICA’S WATER CHALLENGE The devastating effects of the El Nino-induced drought have left many countries in Africa, including South Africa, unable to meet their water requirements.  Now, a conglomerate of companies have launched a groundbreaking system that combines cutting edge technology to provide much-needed clean, safe drinking...
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Siba’s début cookbook, My Table, takes South Africa by storm   Celebrity chef and TV personality Siba Mtongana continues to rock the culinary world. As is the case with her international TV show, ‘Siba’s Table’, her recently released cookbook, My Table, has become an instant hit. My Table has taken South Africa by storm and has...
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Heads Up On Good Business: Newcastle Entrepreneur Gives Children What They Need   By Liesl Jobson   It’s quiet in the morning when Zandile Mkhulise opens the doors to her hair salon catering exclusively to children. In the calm before the business kicks off for the day, she remembers her mother plaiting her hair under...
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Tokologo Phetla – Another “Amazing South African” Story. by Steuart Pennington   On my website www.sagoodnews.co.za I have a section entitled ‘Amazing South Africans’ where I profile South Africans who are doing extraordinary work in one way or another – in the NGO sector, in social entrepreneurship, in innovation, in just simply making a positive...
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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'