SA celebrates women

The role women play in shaping and moving society forward will come to the fore at the National Women’s Day celebrations in Galeshewe, Kimberley. President Jacob Zuma is expected to deliver the keynote address tomorrow at the commemoration. The event will be held under the theme ‘The Year of OR Tambo: Women United in Moving […]

South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies, 87

Original article on | 29 March 2017 | by Stuart Graham Anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in prison for opposing South Africa’s white minority government – much of that time alongside the country’s first black president, Nelson Mandela – died Tuesday at age 87. Kathrada late in life became such a scathing […]

African languages – Lifting the mask of invisibility

Original article on | March 2017 | by Ngugi wa Thiong’o As the first prime minister of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah was always aware of the necessity of securing the African continent as a base for all peoples of African origins. He had a vision of an Africa as a dominant industrial power in the world, but […]

Why SA’s youth need to pursue specialised skills and expertise

Original article on | 2 March 2017 | Issued by: Little Black Book PR In today’s fast changing and technology driven world of work, the skills and expertise required of employees, at every level, are in themselves becoming fluid and ever changing. Where job titles and roles were once fixed and specific, many are no longer relevant and […]

7 Essential Skills Every Graduate Needs in 2017

Original article on | 31 January 2017 | Mathilde Frot Depending on your target role and sector, there may be some very niche industry- or job-specific skills that you’ll need on your résumé to even have a chance at getting an interview. This may include a relevant qualification and/or some prior experience. But what more […]

8 Steps You Can Take To Banish Negative Thoughts Forever

Original article on | 14 November 2016 | Negative thoughts are more than just a nuisance, they can be downright dangerous. Over time they will drain your energy, disturb your sleep, wreak havoc on your relationships, damage your health and impair your ability to function on the job. Controlling negative thoughts is easier said […]