Every One Pays the Price of Gender Based Violence

You may not be the one that does all these evil things we see and hear about in our communities, but one way or another we will all pay the price for it. Example: In one community a man killed his girlfriend because she was pregnant with another man’s child. Both families and the whole country were affected by this. Someone may ask how? Answer A loud cry of a mother who cried for her killed daughter and the other mother emotional and psychological disorientated because of the trouble caused…

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2021 MTN8 Last Fan Standing and Last Journalist Standing winners announced

MTN today announced yet another millionaire as it marked 14 years of the MTN8 tournament. Syabonga Ndlovu from Pietermaritzburg walked away with a R1 million cheque and the 2021 MTN8 Last Fan Standing title after claiming victory over her opponent in a football quiz designed to test their football knowledge. Clyde Tlou football journalist from Pretoria walked away with R80 000 cheque for the MTN8 Last Journalist Standing. The 2021/22 MTN8 campaign again provided opportunities for MTN customers and football lovers to win prizes from the R8-million prize pool, with…

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Shoe drive set to restore dignity among young people

“Normal” was what the Etwatwa resident wanted for all attending school children. Christina Sesi Mahlangu the founder of Dream Foundation wants to bring love and hope to vulnerable children. Dream Foundation team is currently running a school shoe drive that started in 18 April 2021 and it will end in March 2022. They are hoping to get donations to help those who are disadvantaged. The foundation was founded in 2019 after a dream Christina had in grade 11 when she would see kids walk to school lacking school shoes, for…

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An author publishes a book about academic excellence

A 25-year-old female from Kwa-Thema, Busisiwe Faith Nhlapo published a book about academics. She is a speaker, an academic coach, author and an aspiring Chartered Accountant. Her book is titled ‘Mark Tracking Model: The Academic Excellence Blueprint’ which is based on academic excellence. Nhlapo holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science degree from the University of Johannesburg and currently, she is a graduate student in the field of applied accounting science through UNISA, working towards an accounting qualification. The book blueprint is based on the habits of high performing students and…

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Momentum’s 2021 Science of Success series to help fatigued South Africans ‘Think Sharp’ financially

As part of its ongoing commitment to empowering South Africans with the tools and knowledge to improve their financial wellbeing, Momentum has announced the Science of Success campaign for 2021 under the theme ‘Think Sharp’. “The pandemic has pushed people into a state of mental bandwidth depletion,” explains Charlotte Nsubuga-Mukasa, Head: Momentum Brand Marketing. “In a nutshell, this is a state where you are faced with numerous external challenges and choices. You then become overwhelmed, reactive and do not have the mental capacity to discern between seemingly right choices that…

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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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CREATIVITY AND UBUNTU COME TOGETHER

Young artists invited to illustrate the spirit of wealth Johannesburg, 09 November 2021: A leading South African broker is inviting young and aspiring South African artists to break out their brushes or any other artistic tools of choice to submit artwork that represents “The Spirit of Wealth”. Ubuntu Invest is providing a platform for artists to showcase their work and win cash prizes, an Ubuntu Invest account with cash value banked and ready to invest, plus an opportunity to bring their artistic vision to life on the walls of the…

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Daveyton’s former principal publishes a book

A retired principal, James Wandile Makhubu officially launched his book, Vagabond Principal: Dodging Bullets, on the 10th of October 2021. The event happened simultaneously with his birthday and retirement celebration. The book highlights his journey on how he unexpectedly became a principal. Makhubu was encouraged by his family and friends to write his story because it was worth telling; however, he didn’t understand the reason behind it. ”I could not imagine myself putting a pen on paper and writing about my escapades, because I am shy to talk about myself,…

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My Smart City platform is now in Ekurhuleni, helping to accelerate repairs to city infrastructure

Ekurhuleni, 13 October 2021:// Ekurhuleni is one of Gauteng’s economic hubs that would benefit from better service delivery and infrastructure maintenance, following the destruction of property and businesses in Vosloorus, Katlehong, Spruitview, Phumula, Leondale and Rondebult during the social unrest of July 2021. But, there is good news for Ekurhuleni and its residents. Acumen Software, the asset and resource management software company that successfully launched the My Smart City citizen’s platform in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Tshwane, is now rolling out the disruptive tech platform across Ekurhuleni. The free platform…

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My Maths Buddy One Book One Learner Project

Katlehong School rises far above the normal in producing outstanding maths results despite closures caused by the lockdowns. Sekgutlong Primary School were again recipients of the powerful My Maths Buddy Project where learners from Grade 3 through to Grade 6 took part in workshops and each received a copy of the My Maths Buddy dictionary sponsored by CompAir. The dictionary is an outstanding proven tool that learners use to understand difficult maths terms and concepts. Mrs Olga Maja the school principal confirmed that the dictionary has been a pivotal component…

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