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ECA, ICC launch centre of entrepreneurship in Africa

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and International Chamber of Commerce have jointly launched Centres of Entrepreneurship in Africa, under the theme, ‘Creating Livelihoods for Inclusion’.  With strategic locations across Africa, the ECA, ICC Centres of Entrepreneurship will work with various stakeholders, including businesses, chambers of commerce, academic institutions, intergovernmental and governmental agencies, to connect...

Malema promises to fight for the oppressed

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema on Tuesday visited the Vaal as part of his party's electioneering for the upcoming local government elections. Speaking in Sebokeng, Malema claimed that social grant recipients are not going to pay for water and electricity services under EFF government. "People living in the suburbs...

Standard Bank drives economic development of African women

While immense strides have been taken on the path to strengthening women’s rights and driving gender diversity in recent years, there is still a long way to go and significant barriers to overcome to ensure equal participation of women in the global economy.  “Many challenges stand in the way of African women who want...

Cassper Nyovest joins forces with The Braai Show to raise money for cystic fibrosis sufferer

The Braai Show – which is airing every Wednesday at 18h00 on SABC 1 until November 10 – has joined forces with host Cassper Nyovest to raise funds for the Save Nompilo campaign. Nyovest himself has donated R150 000 while The Braai Show executive producer Cake Media has made a R100 000 contribution to the drive and has also created a SMS...

Life after Breaking the Silence

I’m sharing my story to urge more women to break the silence By: Yolanda Gabisile Sibeko The ending is better than the beginning! That’s my favourite saying - it has actually turned into my motto in life “how your nightmare ended is better than how it started”.

POWA beautifies GBV survivors

People opposing women abuse (POWA) has been serving the country by protecting and providing safety for women who are survivors of gender based violence. This time POWA has done more than just offering support and safety but now focusing on how to give survivors a new start in life and finding their own independence. 

SA’s Thato Mosehle takes 3rd place in 2021 Miss Supranational

Miss Supranational South Africa Thato Mosehle has made the Top 3 at the Miss Supranational pageant held in Nowy Sącz, Poland, at the weekend. It was a good night for the African continent with Chanique Rabe from Namibia taking the title. Twenty-six-year-old Mosehle, from North West, represented South Africa against contestants from nearly 60 other countries in the competition,...

Opinion| R350 grant is an insult to the unemployed

By Ntsako Shivambu Millions of South African citizens with majority of them being youth will be queuing to register and receive social relief funds as the Covid 19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc in the country. The president of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa has recently extended the Covid 19 social relief fund which pays...

Germiston farmer provides food relief, accesses new market through OneFarm Share

After witnessing the devastating effects of Covid-19 and hard lockdown, Tebogo Sebambo, who runs a small farming business situated in Tarlton, near Magaliesburg, Gauteng, wanted to make a difference in any that he could. Sebambo’s business, At Source Food Serv, grows baby vegetables such as baby carrots, cabbages, sugar snap peas and beetroot. However, as traditional...

Miss United Nations SA Pageants collaborates with SA Heroes Awards

In a first of its kind event Miss United Nations SA Pageants and the South African Heroes Awards will be sharing one stage, crowning and announcing 2021 winners in their respective titles and categories.The awards which are in their 3rd year were launched in 2019 with the aim to celebrate unsung heroes. Winners will be announced in...