By THANDISIZWE MGUDLWA Small businesses will be critical for South Africa's advancement in the 4th industrial revolution, while access to information will revolutionize education. This was the view that emerged at an insightful panel discussion in Midrand, Guateng province recently. The topic debated looked at the question, “Is South Africa Ready for the 4th Industrial … [Read more...] about SA Small Businesses to influence 4th industrial revolution
By THANDISIZWE MGUDLWA South African Deputy President David Mabuza and Leader of Government Business on August 28, updated the National Assembly on Government’s efforts in building the township economy. The government has said that the broader aim is to enhance economic growth and the revised strategies to intensify human resource development in Mzansi, through developing … [Read more...] about Mabuza takes township economic growth to heart
By THANDISIZWE MGUDLWA The Shoprite Group wants customers that are financially-pressed to afford to eat. That is why the group has announced that it is actively taking steps to make sure that financially-pressed customers can afford to eat, even if they have just R5 in their pockets. Africa's bigggest retailer said that there are currently more than 1,000 products … [Read more...] about Shoprite offering food for R5
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.