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Vexospark brings computer and business training to rural Limpopo

Vexospark Community Technology Centre is run in various rural communities across Limpopo. More than 16,000 women have benefitted from this initiative.Melissa Javan More than 16,000...
Thato Mokhothu play your part

‘I feel good when I help others and see them prosper’

Thato Mokhothu named her company RTT Construction after her children, Refilwe, Tshiamo and Tshego. She is not only building a legacy in the business...
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Two Cape Town initiatives run for sanitary pads

Two initiatives in Cape Town encourage runners and cyclists to take part in races for a good cause — to raise funds for and...
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Cape Town doctor sings for the children’s hospital

A Cape Town paediatric oncologist is using his music to raise funds for transformational initiatives at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital.Melissa Javan Dr...
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Blackboard Africa is changing the views of African youth

Two young women from Gauteng were prompted to create Blackboard Africa by the negative portrayal of young Africans. Their goals include inspiring youth through...
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Township entrepreneurs recognised for success

There were 17 categories in this year's Township Entrepreneurship Awards, while the Lifetime Achievement Award was handed to Dr Sam Motsuenyane, the former president...
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Miss Heritage Free State talks about discovering her identity

Play Your Part ambassador Reabetswe Mabine says celebrating your heritage is more than just your attire and your cultural norms.Melissa Javan Reabetswe Mabine, Miss Heritage...
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SME Indaba calls for business investment in South Africa

The first SME Indaba organised by AHI South Africa discussed why big and small businesses should work together.Melissa Javan Pay invoices on time, AHI South...
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Public-private partnerships in national parks to boost tourism

Six-million people visited our 19 national parks last year. This presented a huge opportunity for private investors, delegates were told at the inaugural South...
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Q&A with founder of Champion South Africa

Well-known radio host Ashraf Garda challenges South Africans to change their mindsets to become champions in everything they do. Read more about his initiative,...


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