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Mandi Smallhorne

Mandi Smallhorne

    A voice for the waste-picker
    A voice for the waste-picker
    All it took to upend Sibusiso Mazibuko’s ideas about recycling was an encounter with a small boy. “I met a kid one day who was rummaging through the trash,” says Mazibuko. “He was about my son’s...
    Not so sweet, please
    Not so sweet, please
    The growing incidence of diabetes is a concern for all of us: non-communicable diseases, including diabetes, will consume a huge proportion of the...
    Tighten legal looting loopholes
    Tighten legal looting loopholes
    One trillion dollars. It’s a number that’s almost impossible to hold in your brain. Yet that’s what global illicit financial flows (IFFs) are...
    Supporting miners' families
    Supporting miners' families
    Investing in the future sometimes means making claims on the past, as the Swaziland Migrant Mineworkers Association (Swammiwa has realised....
    Women could feed the world - if we let them
    Women could feed the world - if we let them
    “We have life and we have power.” This confident assertion was made in the prayer that opened the first ever official gathering of women farmers in the Southern African Development Community....
    Baby steps to securing mineworker's benefits
    Baby steps to securing mineworker's benefits
    At least R5-billion is owed to ex-mineworkers in unclaimed retirement benefits, according to the Financial Services Board. If the amount owed...
    Reaping rural rewards
    Reaping rural rewards
    Zodwa Lubisi provides a living example of how social responsibility projects can help women in rural areas. 
    Tomorrow's leaders on the rise
    Tomorrow's leaders on the rise
    Gender transformation is happening at a relatively slow pace in South Africa — just two women chief executives were listed among the chief...
    A deeper understanding of injustice
    A deeper understanding of injustice
    "I have never held a job that had anything to do with corporate social responsibility,” says Judi Nwokedi. “I have always just made...
    Excessive insulin is driving obesity, diabetes
    Excessive insulin is driving obesity, diabetes
    "We are eating way too much, and far too often," according to Dr Jason Fung, a nephrologist (kidney specialist) the University of Toronto...
    More blessed to give than to receive?
    More blessed to give than to receive?
    The concept of “The Philanthropist” brings to mind a rather colonial image: a...
    Finding the next generation
    Finding the next generation
    How does a company, an industry, or even a nation, plan ahead to have the people skills it might need five to 20 years down the track?