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Linda Twala

He’s married his community work

For Alexandra's iconic community worker, Linda Twala, his relationship and involvement with philanthropy work is as sacred as marriage vows.


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Diet, Alcohol and Cancer

You can avoid the risks of developing cancer by exercising regularly, making smart eating choices, limiting alcohol intake, reducing sun exposure, avoiding tobacco and adopting other healthy lifestyle habits.

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Columba Leadership

Movement for Youth Leadership

“When young people invest in their own education and take shared responsibility for school discipline and academic improvement we see dramatic results,” says Rob Taylor, Founding Chairman of Columba Academy.

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Business and saving

Saving is Not Only for Rich or Successful Business People

The South African Reserve Bank Quarterly Bulletin report reveals a damning picture of South Africa’s extremely poor level of household savings.

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Chefs training programme

Learning specialised cooking skills

Making its third anniversary this year, the youth chefs training keeps on soaring; changing the lives of young people and providing the hospitality industry with a highly sought after skilled workforce.

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University of Stellenbosch launches academy for township Traders

The University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) officially launched its Small Business Academy (SBA) this year aimed at making a difference to small businesses in townships.


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Avansa - know your banknotes

Counterfeit banknotes can have a crippling effect on a business. The key to avoiding the effects of counterfeit banknotes is to check all of the notes before accepting them as legal tender.

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Black entrepreneurs

Bafana Mapela says entrepreneurship requires strategies to be implemented

Bafana Mapela, co-founder of Black Entrepreneurs, a business consulting firm, says entrepreneurship is a process that requires strategies to be formulated and successfully implemented for it to work.

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Skills Shortage

Addressing skills shortage in hospitality industry

The Tourism and Business Institute of Southern Africa (TBISA) says South Africa doesn’t have a properly trained staff within the hospitality industry and that can negatively affect local tourism prospects.

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Consumer Inflation

Higher inflation rate affects poor consumers

The CPI inflation rate for December, shows a slight increase from 5.6% to 5.7% year-on-year, providing the latest insights as to where the household sector is most or least pressured by price increases.