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It’s Now or Never for South Africa’s Rhino

For the past number of years, First Car Rental has invested in Rhino initiatives around the country, fighting the probability that future generations may never enjoy Rhino in their natural habitat unless we act now. Rhino have been around for 50 million years. Two species survived the most recent period of glaciation and inhabited Europe as recently as 10,000 years ...

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If South Africa is serious about growth it must be urban-led and private sector-driven

Economic growth is not South Africa’s priority, despite all the grandiloquence on the issue, says Ann Bernstein the executive director of the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE), an independent policy research and advocacy organisation. “Growth is not South Africa’s priority despite the rhetoric… We hear about growth but this is not really at the heart of our national priorities,” ...

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Samsung’s Women Technical Programme is Changing Lives

Samsung Electronics South Africa is celebrating Women’s Month by empowering young women from Ekurhuleni  townships by providing them with technical skills and gainful employment, changing the male-dominated landscape of the electronics industry. This year, South African women celebrate the 61st anniversary of the Women’s March to the Union Buildings in Pretoria, protesting pass laws imposed by the then apartheid government. Although ...

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Land values in Capricorn Park double in just two years

An explosion of interest and uptake in recent years has seen the mixed-use industrial park, Capricorn Park, turn into a resounding success story as developers, owner occupiers, investors and tenants both local and national have converged on this secure and affordable, prime situated location near Muizenberg in Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs. Says Andries Louw, director of Annenberg Property Group: “Over ...

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Abey Mokgwatsane resigns as CEO of Ogilvy & Mather SA

Ogilvy & Mather (O&M) South Africa announced that Abey Mokgwatsane has resigned as chief executive officer and will be leaving the company at the end of September to join Vodacom as its new managing executive for brand and communications. “Abey has been a transformational leader for our business and we are disappointed to see him go,” says O&M South Africa ...

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