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Trailblazing in rural upliftment

Sierra Leone’s ‘peace diamond’ dividend slow in coming

The idea of handing the diamond over to the government to sell was that it would generate money to be put back into developing the local community

To merge, or to close down

When the 2008 financial crisis hit, we anticipated an immediate and significant negative effect on SA's non-profit sector, writes Tracey Henry.

Safety net spurs grassroots growth

A national strategy is teaching communities basic skills and putting food on the table.

A high-tech eye in the sky to guide people out of poverty

Where poverty persists it is not only social development that is at risk, but the democratic process itself.

Taking up the challenge of poverty

Programmes must be based on advancing the 'power and rights of women, girls and other poor and excluded people'.

Helping people to help themselves

Winner -- Enterprise Development Award: First National Bank's Hogan Technology.

Banking on volunteers to make an impact

Winner -- Best Corporate Employee Involvement Programme Award: FirstRand.

Engineering new concepts

KwaZulu-Natal-born Bridgette Gasa's passion for architecture and the built environment was ignited during her matric year.

Change agent for a sustainable future

Since 1984 Dr Nosisa Matsiliza, student of medical biochemistry and dietician, has been working to ensure that SA's youth receive an education.

Let communities drive universities of technology

It is not fashionable in our country to look for lessons from the rest of mother continent Africa.

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Vodacom swindled out of more than R24m worth of Apple iPhones

A former employee allegedly ran an intricate scam to steal 8700 phones from the cellular giant

We will find resources to ensure the Zondo commission completes its work — Lamola

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department will ensure the state capture commission is afforded the financial resources to complete its work, despite the treasury’s uncertainty

Tobacco industry calls Dlamini-Zuma’s bid to appeal ban a costly folly

The minister could spend the state’s money on fighting Covid-19 and cigarette cartels, tobacco manufacturers argue

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