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Rhiza Babuyile: supporting development

Rhiza Babuyile imparts marketable skills and entrepreneurship know-how to people living in some of Johannesburg's toughest environments. (Image: Rhiza Babuyile, via Facebook)"Our vision is...

Kliptown Youth Program helps township youth excel

The Kliptown Youth Program also provides children with sandwiches for breakfast and warm meals in the afternoons when they are done with school. (Images:...

Philippi Village builds business

phillippi---thumbAn entrepreneurial complex built on the site of an old cement factory in the low income Cape township of Philippi has local growth at its heart.

Dinner talk breaks barriers

dine-2---thumbDine With Khayelitsha brings together people of different races and social classes to have frank conversations about social issues, over dinner.

Siyabangena Seminars bring skills to township entrepreneurs

Siyabangena Seminars bring skills to township entrepreneurs

After a successful run in Soweto in June, the next series of Siyabangena Seminars will be held in KwaMashu, KwaZulu-Natal in late September, with established South African business people sharing their skills and experience with young black entrepreneurs from the townships.

Township swop shop recycles waste into daily necessities

Dimpho thumbDimphonyana Tsa Lapeng child-care centre in Olievenhoutbosch is taking care for the community further by encouraging people to collect recyclable waste and exchange it for food, toiletries and other day-to-day needs.

It's all about the bike for young SA entrepreneur

It’s all about the bike for young SA entrepreneur

Jeffrey Mulaudzi's idea to offer tourists a glimpse of the "real South Africa" by taking them on a bicycle tour of Alexandra township has seen his business grow into one of Johannesburg's top attractions.

Township school leads to academic success

ASE---thumbWhen they discovered they were hopelessly prepared for university after matriculating from a township school, Nonhlanhla Masina and Melusi Radebe decided to make sure other youngsters did not flounder. They set up the African School of Excellence, which is having great success in raising academic levels.

Big entry expected for Mandela Day Marathon

Big entry expected for Mandela Day Marathon

The 2014 Mandela Day Marathon, to be run from Pietermaritzburg's Imbali Township, where Nelson Mandela made his final speech before his imprisonment, to Howick, where he was arrested in 1962, takes place on 31 August, with over 10 000 athletes expected to be running.
West Rand hub aims to boost township economy

West Rand hub aims to boost township economy

"We can only fight poverty and unemployment when we work together with our people," Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane said at the launch of the Mohlakeng Enterprise Hub, which will support young people keen to start their own businesses.

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