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Minister Naledi Pandor highlights student funding as major barrier to student success

Minister Naledi Pandor highlights student funding as major barrier to student success

The 2018 Siyaphumelela Conference is taking place from 12-14 June 2018 at The Wanderers Club in Johannesburg. The three-day event includes a number of workshops (Tuesday morning) followed by two and a half days of presentations and discussions centering on finding solutions to why students do not succeed at institutions of higher learning. The workshops address and […]

NO FOOD TO STUDY – STUDENTS HUNGRY AT INSTITUTIONS

NO FOOD TO STUDY – STUDENTS HUNGRY AT INSTITUTIONS

tudents attending the 2018 Siyaphumelela Conference have expressed deep concern over the high rate of food insecurity at institutions of higher learning. Testimonials and presentations from students across the country have revealed that large segments of the student population are struggling because they have no food to eat. Food insecurity describes the uncertainty one feels […]

YeboYethu delivers a significant return on its investment

YeboYethu delivers a significant return on its investment

eboYethu shareholders stand to benefit when Vodacom SA’s (“VSA”) 2008 BEE transaction, initially valued at circa R7.5 billion, is scheduled to unwind as part of a new Vodacom Group BEE transaction. As a result, approximately 82 800 black investors will receive a significant cash dividend pay-out and acquire a larger shareholding now in JSE listed […]

The tour also paid a visit to Ekazwini Secondary School, the Mpumalanga provincial winner of the Eskom Simama Ranta School Entrepreneurship Education Competition.

The tour also paid a visit to Ekazwini Secondary School, the Mpumalanga provincial winner of the Eskom Simama Ranta School Entrepreneurship Education Competition.

  The tour also paid a visit to Ekwazini Secondary School, the Mpumalanga provincial winner of the Eskom YES School Entrepreneurship Education Competition. Ekazwini Secondary School entered their enterprise project in Simama Ranta and won first prize in the province. They sell fresh produce, purified water and offer various other services. Simama Ranta is the […]

Eskom Foundation visits Mpumalanga small businesses and CSI beneficiary

Eskom Foundation visits Mpumalanga small businesses and CSI beneficiary

The Eskom Development Foundation has concluded a two-day tour of two small enterprises, a school and an early childhood development (ECD) support centre in Mpumalanga. The purpose of the trip was to see how the various organisations had been performing since taking part in the Foundation’s programmes or receiving assistance from it. The tour kicked […]

Africa, have we lost it?

Africa, have we lost it?

Africa, have we lost it? This is the question at the centre of the powerful new  Milk Stout campaign in celebration of Africa month. CMS is excited to announce the launch of its new hard-hitting campaign aimed at savouring the beauty and pride of the African heritage and culture. The campaign, aptly titled “Get it […]

Marked the Smartbucks 2018 financial literacy programme launch

Marked the Smartbucks 2018 financial literacy programme launch

 Johannesburg, 16 May 2018 – Financial literacy is one of the most important skills a young person needs to learn. This philosophy is at the heart of the Smartbucks financial literacy programme, which ensures that greater emphasis is put on this life skill, allowing high school learners to emerge with greater financial acumen. According to […]

The Eskom Development Foundation officially launched the 2018 edition of the Business Investment Competition (BIC)

The Eskom Development Foundation officially launched the 2018 edition of the Business Investment Competition (BIC)

The Eskom Development Foundation officially launched the 2018 edition of the Business Investment Competition (BIC) today in Johannesburg. Small businesses from all provinces are encouraged to enter and seize the opportunity to win their share of R1,3 million worth of prizes up for grabs in the competition, which they can use to elevate and grow […]

DLAMINI TO JOIN MARCH STUDENT MARCH IN THABANI MZOLO CASE

DLAMINI TO JOIN MARCH STUDENT MARCH IN THABANI MZOLO CASE

The Progressive Youth Alliance (PYA) at the Mangosuthu University of Technology will, on 10 May 2018, March in protest against the bail application lodged by Mr Thabani Mzolo.  The March is also intended to highlight the high rates of Gender-Based Violence in the country.  Mzolo is accused of murdering his 21-year-old girlfriend Zolile Khumalo at the […]