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Make a difference on 18 July

With just days to go until Nelson Mandela International Day, and as Mandela enters his second month in hospital, people have been urged to make the day memorable in 2013.
Nelson Mandela: a timeline

From South Africa to space on Virgin

From South Africa to space on Virgin

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic has appointed its first accredited agent to sell space flights in South Africa. For R1.5-million or thereabouts, the company will treat Earthlings to sub-orbital flights reaching more than 100km above the planet - with zero gravity time and astronaut training thrown in.

‘Dream on,’ says Branson

In an awards ceremony honouring South Africa's top young entrepreneurs, global businessman and head of the Virgin Group Richard Branson has encouraged youngsters to not be afraid of reaching for their highest dreams.

Branson’s V Festival comes to SA

The worldwide expansion of the V Festival, one of the UK’s most popular outdoor music festivals, has reached South Africa.


Blakely, Branson back SA women

Entrepreneurs Sara Blakely and Richard Branson are backing South Africa's Women on the Move programme, which empowers young women to take control of their lives and help build responses to HIV/Aids and poverty in their communities.
Virgin Mobile targets South Africa

Virgin Mobile lands in SA

British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson hopes to bring "true competition" to the South African cellular industry with the arrival of Virgin Mobile.
Branson school for small business

Branson school for small business

For the first time anywhere in the world, international tycoon Sir Richard Branson has lent his name to an educational institution - the Branson School of Entrepreneurship in the heart of Johannesburg.


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