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Belief, determination and patience are the key ingredients that a pharmaceutical company invested in South Africa has consistently used over the years.

While there is no single panacea to rid the country of its challenges, South Africa remains a good place to inject investment.

While unemployment continues to present a thorn in South Africa’s flesh, government efforts to address this scourge is helping to lessen its sting.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to deliver the 2022 State of the Nation Address (SONA) in an environment that continues to be challenging.

Despite the challenging times that South Africa finds itself in, work continues to ensure that the country reaches its developmental goals while working with the rest of the African continent.

Going to bars and parties are some of the things Estelle has avoided doing as a means of self-preservation.

Despite inroads being made with the representation of women in various sectors of society and industry, discrimination and violence remains a thorn on the side of many.

Concluding his visit to four West African countries, President Cyril Ramaphosa said he was confident that the tour would be beneficial for South Africa after reaching bilateral agreements with the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana and Senegal.

After spending decades watching the abuse of her mother and then experiencing a decade of abuse from her own husband, Tarryn Draai is breaking the cycle of violence and culture of silence.

Touched by the high unemployment rate in the Msinga area, Lelly Mntungwa felt she needed to do something to create job opportunities for the locals, particularly young women.

With no education in cosmetology, somatology or cosmetic formulations, Shantelle Booysen used her love for pedicures to formulate products that are now being exported to 34 destinations and on top of that, this inspiring entrepreneur directly employs about 2 500 people in the country.

Government’s funding through the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SEFA) to a small and developing small businesses, has provided a much needed lifeline for these companies.

While strides have been made to ensure gender equality over the years, work is continuing to accelerate these actions.

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday, 5 August 2021, announced changes to his Cabinet, as part of improving the capacity of government.

The new normal of practising social distancing and connecting with loved ones virtually has not stopped those at the forefront of caring for the vulnerable.

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