BY THANDISIZWE MGUDLWA Shoprite, Africa's largest retailer is well on its way to achieving their goal of empowering more than 12,000 youths (aged 18-29 years) to enter the retail sector or start their own business. The group aims to do this by the end of June, this year. In what is arguably the largest skills development initiative ever undertaken by a South African … [Read more...] about Shoprite Retail Readiness programme empowering thousands
A boy is a young male human, usually a child or adolescent and when he grows into adulthood, he is described as a man. In the African-Nigerian setting, the boy child is a source of pride and honour while the female children are less regarded in a family. This explains the reason for the large number of children born by different families in Africa especially Nigeria, seek the … [Read more...] about Male Child Syndrome by Heaven Kalu, National Correspondent AST.
By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa It is reasonable to argue that the South African Schools Football Association (SASFA) is a bedrock of Youth Development and social cohesion in the country. Sasfa has been in existence for the past 24 years. But before this, Sasfa had to undergo a metamorphosis from unity stage when fragmented Schools Sport bodies from the previous order Education … [Read more...] about Sasfa Schools Football a platform for player development
By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa The South African Football Association (SAFA) and a structure called the National Football Consultative Forum (NFCF) are fight for the control of South African football. On February Friday 2, SAFA instructed its attorneys to send a letter of demand to the so called National Football Consultative Forum (NFCF) and the individuals who spearhead that … [Read more...] about Power Struggles mark South African soccer
The International Christian Film Festival (ICFF) has nominated actress Lunden De'Leon (We're the Millers", Sweet Home Carolina) "Best Actress in a Leading Role" for her role in the film "Pure Justice". In Pure Justice, De'Leon portrays a well-known attorney accused of illegal and unethical practices. The film is directed by Vickie Adams. Best known for her role as Joanne … [Read more...] about AST SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW: ACTRESS Lunden De’Leon BY THANDISIZWE MGUDLWA