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The Community Chest Handing Over Of Books Ceremony

The Community Chest Handing Over Of Books Ceremony Cornerstone Institute received the handover of R50 000 worth of books on Tuesday the 15th of September, from the Western Cape Community Chest in Partnership with Van Schaik Books. Representatives from all three organisations were present, in an intimate, albeit, socially distanced ceremony at the Community Chest Building …

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Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with The Community Solution Education System.

Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with The Community Solution (TCS) Education System. On Monday the 14th of September A Virtual Ceremony was held for the Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between The Community Solution (TCS) Education System and Cornerstone Institute. The signing of this memorandum signifies two like-minded organisations coming together to cut …

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We celebrated a threat: Othering

OPINION / 16 AUGUST 2019, 08:00AM / RUDI BUYS Last week the National Association of Nigerian Students called for South Africans and South African businesses to leave the country, including its occupation of Nigerian offices of MTN and Shoprite. Picture: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters The fallout of the violent raids by authorities in the Joburg CBD two weeks ago brings the …

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How can disadvantaged universities attract more funding?

by Nazeema Mohamed,  25 July 2019, University World News African Edition It is five years since Inyathelo, with the support of the Kresge Foundation (a primarily domestic American foundation), first asked Dr Sean Jones of EduActive Solutions to conduct the Annual Survey of Philanthropy in Higher Education (ASPIHE). This series of research reports was the …

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New critical skills list for SA expected in 2020

Potential immigrants can use the ‘critical skills visa’ to seek legal status by Carol Paton,  31 July, 2019, BusinessDay The department of higher education has begun the lengthy process of compiling a new list of critical skills that will be used to determine whether a foreigner may apply for a visa to live and work …

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How apartheid laid the bloody groundwork for the Cape’s gang crisis

How apartheid laid the bloody groundwork for the Cape’s gang crisis The Cape Flats offers residents none of the sense of place and community they experienced before the forced removals. Picture: THE TIMES by Don Pinnock,  9 August 2019, BusinessLive When the apartheid government decided to evict people it called coloured from Cape Town’s inner …

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#changethestory: A Coalition of Jumpers

"South Africa needs brave men and women, who are all willing to jump to build a better country," writes Lorenzo Davids. File picture: Nokuthula Mbatha / Independent Media. by Lorenzo Davids,  12 AUGUST 2019, 07:00AM, OPINION  While sitting in the sprawling Ga-Mashie township on the outskirts of Accra in Ghana last week I saw once again …

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Jail costs more than education

#changethestory: Jail costs more than education "We cannot accommodate more prisoners. To house a prisoner in South Africa costs the state on average R390 a day," writes Lorenzo Davids. Pictures: Brendan Magaar/African News Agency(ANA) by Karen Hao,  Aug 2, 2019, MIT Technology Review by Lorenzo Davids, 15 JULY 2019, 07:33AM, OPINION According to available data, South Africa …

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