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From herding cattle to chief QS
You will always become what you are meant to be if you put in the hard work. These are the words of Mthokozisi Maduna who was recently appointed Chief Quantity Surveyor of GVK-Siya Zama. It’s a leadership role to which he brings his inspirational personality, charisma and pragmatic approach... Read more
Gamtoos Valley programme helps shape future farmers
NINE young people from Hankey and Patensie are well on their way to making a significant contribution to the Eastern Cape agricultural sector after completing a one-year internship in plant management. The programme, aimed at growing local farming talent, is a partnership between the Gamtoos Irrigation Board (GIB), local... Read more
Passion for safety drives Boshof local to study further
29-year old Boshof local, Matlaleng Lebitsa, discovered her passion for health and safety (HSE) while shadowing her colleagues at Boshof Solar Power.   Having started work as a general worker, almost seven years ago, her interest in HSE was piqued and she is now pursuing her passion, a National... Read more
First MANCOSA female graduate from DBA programme
Dr Patricia Ndlovu could not hold back her excitement as she defended her Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) thesis at MANCOSA, the first by a female at a private higher education institution. Dr Ndlovu who hails from Gauteng undertook research for a thesis titled, “The Development of a Financial... Read more
Youth ICT entrepreneurs secure place in incubation programme
Eight young, start-up entrepreneurs with innovative ideas in the ICT space, were selected as part of the first ever cohort of a new Innovator Trust Start-Up Incubation Programme. The Innovator Trust announced the winners of the #MyStartUpMyStory social media campaign recently. The Start-Up Incubation Programme was launched in 2021, during the COVID-19 pandemic, as... Read more
Madibaz eager to finish Varsity Cup on high
Scrumhalf Anovuyo Moyikwa said the FNB Madibaz were determined to finish their first FNB Varsity Cup campaign in a number of seasons on a high note when they play Free State University in Gqeberha on Monday. The Nelson Mandela University outfit has endured a tough programme against the country’s... Read more
Regent Business School awards 50 bursaries
As part of Regent Business School’s investment in future leaders of South Africa, fifty leading students from a Durban educational institution are smiling from ear to ear. The reason?  They have been given scholarships by their alma mater, Regent Business School (RBS), to further their education in the commerce... Read more
UFS receives prestigious CFA accreditation
The University of the Free State (UFS) Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences was recently welcomed into the world’s largest association of investment professionals, the CFA Institute University Affiliation Programme. The CFA designation is globally recognised as the gold standard in the investment field. Accreditation by this respected source... Read more
Madibaz sprinter scorches to 150m record in Newton Shootout
Ace Madibaz sprinter Shirley Nekhubui paid tribute to her team after she won the 150m race at the Newton Classic Shootout in Johannesburg. The 21-year-old athlete confirmed her prowess in the fast lane by claiming the title for the second straight year, scorching through the tape in what was... Read more
Township learners achieve remarkable pass rates in 2021
Learners from Mdantsane township in East London overcome enormous odds to shine in maths and physical sciences thanks to the Kutlwanong Centre for Maths, Science and Technology’s Promaths after- school tuition programme In many respects, the matric class of 2021 endured even greater challenges than the previous year’s cohort,... Read more

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