Tobacco poisons Malawi’s children

Despite the poverty-stricken country's avowed intentions, it is dependent on the crop and those who must pick it.

Zanzibar’s seaweedy wage earner

Who would have thought? Even those who don't like sushi are digesting seaweed every day.

Hidden addiction in Zanzibar

The secret serpent of heroin lurks in the undergrowth of this tropical tourist spot.

Denial of Malawi food insecurity goes against the grain

In a televised state address Malawian president Bingu wa Mutharika threatened to close down newspapers "that lie and tarnish my government's image".

Climate-change policy ignores women farmers

When asked if they have already felt the effects of climate change, Mary-Anne Zimri and Katrina Scheepers eagerly nod their heads.

Lack of quality healthcare causes rise in orphans

Three million girls and boys up to the age of 18 years are orphaned, according to <em>The Health of our Children in South Africa</em> study.

Manage CSI with heart

Corporate social investment (CSI) has become a buzzword in the past decade, but the quality of initiatives has been inconsistent and unreliable.

Cooperation is needed

Lack of cooperation between government departments and CSI programmes is one of the main reasons numerous CSI education initiatives are falling short.

Nation in a state

Opposition parties heavily criticised the ANC's economic policies, but offered few constructive alternatives at a Critical Thinking Forum this week.

African countries start to think BIG

To some, the introduction of basic income grants (BIG) in South Africa is an unimaginable luxury -- and the idea of implementing BIG in other, poorer African states simply laughable. Nonetheless, the South African campaign for BIG, which began four years ago, appears to be resonating elsewhere in the region.

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Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

What is an AGA(SA) and AT(SA) and why do they matter?

If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

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