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Helping SA’s truckers stay healthy

Petroleum company Engen has teamed up with multi-partner organisation Trucking Wellness to launch its latest annual campaign to help South Africa's long-distance truck drivers maintain healthy lifestyles while on the country's roads.

Tough breaks for SA in Davis Cup loss

South Africa put up a brave fight, but minus the country's top player and with the team's number two suffering an injury, fell 3-1 to Poland in a Group One Europe/Africa Davis Cup tie played in Zielona Gora on the weekend.

State launches aquaculture incentive

Some R800m has been set aside for the Aquaculture Development and Enhancement Programme, to promote the growth of aquaculture, which has been identified as a key growth industry given the falling fish stocks in the wild.
 Boost for food processing sector

Hillbrow kids to get first taste of opera

A group of children from Hillbrow will be given the opportunity to experience opera for the first time on Friday, 19 April at the Joburg Promusica Theatre in Roodepoort.

SA voted top African retail market

South Africa is the top ranked market for retail expansion in Africa in the latest survey by UK financial services provider Barclays, with 18% of British retailers naming the country their number one choice on the continent.

Tech giants, Seta team up to train youth

In a bid to help tackle skills development and job creation within the ICT sector, Vodacom has partnered with Cisco and MICT-Seta to empower unemployed youth with ICT skills training.

Incentives boost for SA aquaculture

South Africa's Department of Trade and Industry has launched a R800-million incentive programme for marine and freshwater fishing projects aimed at growing the country's fledgling aquaculture industry.

Footsteps into the past

The seven-million year evolution of Homo sapiens is investigated in an inspiring walking tour of Maropeng with scientist Brendon Billings. His job is “like putting together a puzzle”, giving his tour its name – Bone Detectives.
Stargazing in Joburg: it’s possible

Sparkling opportunity in China awaits SA students

FIFTEEN South African students will spend six months in Beijing being trained in all aspects of jewellery design.