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Mitzi Du Plessis

Mitzi Du Plessis

    Powerful alliance in the fight against Aids
    Powerful alliance in the fight against Aids
    "I was so happy when my baby Thato went for the HIV test and was negative! She is a beautiful, healthy girl. I do not have enough words to thank...
    Tourism to benefit the poor
    Tourism to benefit the poor
    Tourism is the world's largest industry, employing 240-million people and contributing 10% of GDP. Africa's share of the global market is 5% and...
    Toys for Africa
    Toys for Africa
    There are countries in Africa that are among the poorest in the world. Increasingly, people are recognising that real development requires fair...
    Give us our daily bread
    Give us our daily bread
    Zambia's wealth of diverse minerals, abundant water and land, agricultural production, culture and tourism make it one of the richest countries on...
    From victim to victor
    From victim to victor
    On Heritage Day in 2001 Penny Steyn was attacked by two unknown people who tried to strangle her.
    Bringing home the gold
    Bringing home the gold
    In September 2000 Mozambican Maria de Lurdes Mutola crowned her brilliant sporting career with Olympic gold.
    Eradicating poverty in Mauritius
    Eradicating poverty in Mauritius
    The island of Mauritius is in the Mascarene islands in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar.
    Amigo -- a friend in need
    Amigo -- a friend in need
    In an unprecedented move in the Southern African Development Community region the government of Mauritius has mobilised fellow SADC members to join...
    Sowing seeds for the upswing
    Sowing seeds for the upswing
    Agriculture is the future of Africa, says Professor Richard Mkandawire, New Partnership for Africa's Development's (Nepad) agricultural adviser,...
    Blueprint for a better future
    Blueprint for a better future
    In September South Africans were issued a challenge -- come up with a visionary response to the question: "If you could change one thing forever,...
    What would you change?
    What would you change?
    Nelson Mandela said that as long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest.
    Exciting times ahead
    Exciting times ahead
    In a special address delivered at the Women in Science 2007 Awards, Minister of Science and Technology Mosibudi Mangena paid tribute to the role...