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“Land reform” should focus on the 7 to 10 million council-owned township houses in urban areas where the vast majority of South Africans reside and not on 40,000 farms. Initiated in 2010 in Ngwathe (Parys), Free State, the FMF’s land reform project serves to convert land currently held under a complex...

FNB app scoops top awards

At this week’s MTN App of the year awards the FNB Banking App won in the following categories: Best iOS (Apple) App, Best BlackBerry App, Best Android App and the best Overall App. According to FNB CEO Michael Jordaan “We are really proud of this achievement, and our in house development team, FNB...

Facebook powers cyclist

Muscles, social media and technology were roped in at this year’s Pick n Pay Cape Argus cycle tour. Pick n Pay’s Georgina Muirhead tells SEAN BACHER about how the “Like” button on Facebook became the fuel for charity. For the past 22 years, Pick n Pay has used Pick n Pay Cape Argus cycle tour to...

Calling young designers

Entries have opened for the Eskom eta Awards, which includes a category for Young Designers: school kids with bright minds and bright ideas. Here are a few past winners… South Africa is a country full of talent. This is particularly true of the youth of the country – a fact which seems to...

How to create over 100 000 jobs!

AfricaPositive’s  UK director, Tony Granger, helped pioneer  the UK’s successful  Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS)  which has generated £12billion (R144 bn) in  private investment funds into the SME sector. Ted Sceales discusses the huge positive impact that an EIS could have on wealth...

Let us not pass on a poisoned chalice

Given South Africa’s cataclysmic unemployment rate of 37 per cent, the outside world must be amazed that we do not yet have a revolution on our hands. The danger does indeed exist and far-sighted politicians should understand that bold measures must be adopted writes the Free Market Foundation...

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