BIC announces three new ambassadors for 2021/2022

BIC, a world leader in stationery, lighters and shavers, has announced the new BIC Soleil brand ambassadors for the year 2021/2022. The three new ambassadors (BIC Soleil Squad), Mandisa Makunga, Khona Dunjwa and Anarzade Omar, will take over from Tumelo Matela, Sherri Andreas, and Amanda Nchukana, who have spent the past year learning, growing, inspiring, and empowering other women. This stems from BIC’s annual Soleil Squad initiative which was launched in 2020. Entries for this year opened in September, inviting women to participate. The campaign, ‘Shine, Your Way’, aims to…

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Deputy Minister Mahlobo calls for enhanced collaborative efforts among BRICS members

The Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation, Mr David Mahlobo has called for enhanced collaborative efforts towards water sustainability across the globe. He was speaking during the Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS) Water Ministers’ meetings held virtually on Thursday, 18 November 2021. Deputy Minister Mahlobo attending the maiden BRICS Water Minister’s meeting on behalf of Minister Senzo Mchunu, said the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed inequality which still exists in many parts of the world and implored BRICS member states that more work still has…

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Tsakane residents share their plans for the December holidays

Residents of Tsakane express their plans for the upcoming December holidays. Grandma Alphina Mthombeni along with her granddaughter Sbahle and a neighbour Makhosonke Jama share their goals as well as their New Year resolutions. With coronavirus still affecting people, grandma Alphina Mthombeni from Tsakane says she cannot wait for these holidays so she can spend time with her grandchildren and her children because she had a hectic year. “I can’t wait to spend time with my children and grandkids! Both my kids stay far from me due to their jobs.…

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