11 Year-Old Launches Own Foundation

Original article on thegreatguide.co.za | 18 June 2018 | by Michelle 11-year-old Stacey Fru’s Education Foundation launched her third book, Foundation projects and the Foundation’s Ambassadors last week. This Foundation arose out of Stacey’s zeal to empower and encourage children and adults alike to learn how to read and write. Amongst other things, the SFF […]

Youth urged to take up opportunities

18 June 2018 International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has urged youth to take up the opportunities available to them to turn the tide on youth unemployment. “Government initiatives like the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) exist to assist with the rehabilitation and maintenance of our infrastructure, and the NYDA [National Youth Development Agency] […]

Government engages community radio sector

7 May 2018 Community radio stations must have a revenue enhancement plan in addition to the resources that are provided by the state, says Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane. “No resources will be released unless people comply, no resources will be availed unless people demonstrate and have the record of board meeting and financial controls,” Minister […]

Workers make South Africa a better place

1 May 2018 In marking this year’s May Day rally, President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday paid tribute to South Africa’s workers, thanking them for making the country what it is today. “In the end, you are the people who make South Africa work, you are the people who make South Africa move and you make […]

Democratic SA turns 24

27 April 2018 South Africa today marks the 24th anniversary of democracy. Known as Freedom Day and observed on the 27th of April every year, the day commemorates the first time all South Africans of legal age, across the colour spectrum, voted in the country’s first democratic general elections. Nelson Mandela became the country’s first democratically […]

State funeral for Mam’ Winnie

Tuesday 03 April 2018 Freedom fighter Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela will be laid to rest on 14 April 2018, during a state funeral. President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement on Monday night outside the home of the late struggle stalwart in Orlando, Soweto. He had earlier met with the Mandela family to offer his condolences and […]

Youth are future leaders

22 March 2018 | By Kgomotso “Zeus” Meso I would like to believe that youth are considered a bunch of people that knows nothing about leadership. They are considered to lack the capacity to lead and bring change. It is expected that all young people should follow some foot print of those that had made […]

Know your consumer rights

15 March 2018 With less than 24 hours left to mark World Consumer Rights Day, the National Credit Regulator (NCR) has dispensed sage advice for consumers. Commemorated annually on 15 March, this year’s World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) will be commemorated under the theme ‘Making digital marketplaces fairer’. “In line with the 2018 international theme, […]