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Human Rights Day: What are my rights as a South African citizen?

Whether you’re around the braai, heading to the beach, or unfortunately stuck in the office, here’s hoping your Human Rights Day is as enjoyable as possible. But have you ever stopped and asked yourself what your human rights actually are in South Africa? Sure, we know we have one of the most progressive, modern constitutions in the world. So what does that guarantee us? This public holiday gives us all a chance to reflect on the fight for democracy, and those who lost their lives sticking it to apartheid. Thanks to those brave…

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The 1873 Network – Business Conversation between Mr Mutumwa Mawere, Hon Booi and YARD Members

The 1873 Network – Business Conversation between Mr Mutumwa Mawere, Hon Booi and Youth Advocacy for Reform and Democracy (YARD) Members The YARD sent an entourage to SOUTH AFRICA, to engage with the members in South Africa, Zimbabweans that have been forced to go into economic exile due to the daily delapidating economy within the country, YOUTHS, THIS IS OUR TIME. While in South Africa they met up with Mr Mutumwa Mawere, a Zimbabwean business man and a member of The 1873 Network and they discussed with him a lot…...

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The 1873 Network Bridge to Wealth Campaign – South Africa & Saudi Arabia Business Association

During the State visit of the President of South Africa Honourable Jacob Zuma to Saudi Arabia, business people from the two countries met to discuss the greater and expanded economic cooperation between South Africa and Saudi Arabia. He said that South Africa has a substantive competitive advantage on offer as a strategic point of entry to the Southern African region and the African continent....

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The 1873 Network – Farewell Dinner for Lt General Derrick Mgwebi.

Johannesburg-   The 1873 Network last week held a farewell dinner for General Derrick Mgwebi, who was named as commander of the largest United Nations (UN) peacekeeping force on the planet. The farewell dinner was held as part of The 1873 Network’s Salute the Legend Campaign. The campaign promotes values of saluting living and departed legends on the continent in all spheres of life The1873 Network’s Salute the Legend seeks and endeavour to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas, experiences and insights on Africa’s challenges and opportunities through…...

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The 1873 Network Business Master Class Episode 5 – Africa’s Road to Prosperity

The 1873 Network Business Master Class show today interviewed, Alice Qi, executive director of Jinlou Water South Africa, one of its members, as part of its on-going campaign to raise awareness on what is required to build an inclusive, prosperous and progressive Africa. The campaign focuses on the role of firms and its actors in delivering the promise. Jinlou Water SA is a subsidiary of Chinese-based Linyi Jinmin Water. The company has extensive expertise in provision of efficient, effective and reliable solutions in the fields of industrial waste-water management, municipal…

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South Africa needs to act before agencies junk our country: Mboweni

Former Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni says South Africa needs an “immediate defence mechanism” to avoid being awarded a “junk” rating by international credit ranking agencies. Speaking at a graduation ceremony of the Faculty of Commerce‚ Law and Management at the University of the Witwatersrand on Tuesday‚ Mboweni warned that “a dark cloud‚ mist or fog is gathering upon us as a country”. “We have just become one notch above junk status. We cannot afford to become junk status‚” said Mboweni.

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