Archives for September 2014

Productivity stats 2013 released

South Africa’s Productivity Statistics for the year 2013 have been released, and they show a mixed bag of performances in various key industrial sectors of the economy. … [Read more...]

Chaperon and Read take Wildcoast Wildrun

Stewart Chaperon and Olivia Read are the new champions of the Wildcoast Wildrun – the popular three day 112km stage race from Kei Mouth to Hole-in-the-Wall on the Wild Coast. Chaperon was made to work hard for his title and chased … [Read more...]

Greyling feeds IMPI bug

After securing the 2nd spot on the podium at his IMPI Challenge debut in Cape Town early in April, the IMPI bug has bitten and as a result keen trail runner Christiaan Greyling will be seen chomping at the bit on Saturday, 27 September 2014 … [Read more...]

Mduduzi Manana determined to serve

Listed among South Africa’s youngest Members of Parliament at age 25 in 2009, Mduduzi Manana is passionate about changing the lives of young people. He always gets a buzz out of question time in Parliament without the slightest ruffle of … [Read more...]

Crime statistics for the 2013/14

The South African Police Service (SAPS) today released the crime statistics for the 2013/14 financial year, which show a range of increases and decreases in certain crime categories. … [Read more...]

Youth employment review released

Statistician-General Pali Lehohla says while the number of black youth in employment has grown over the last 20 years, the acquisition of skills has not grown at the same rate within this group. … [Read more...]

Challenor to defend Durban title

On Sunday, 20 July 2014 Jenna Challenor will attempt to secure her second Totalsports Ladies Race Durban victory.  This Durban North resident claimed gold in the 10km race in 2013 in a lightning fast time of 34 minutes 59 seconds.  … [Read more...]

Carol Vosloo appointed GM of TOM

The Two Oceans Marathon (TOM) NPC has appointed Carol Vosloo as its new General Manager. Says Vosloo, “I am honoured to be taking on this position and thrilled to be sharing the passion and commitment of the great team that currently … [Read more...]

Run for Nature with WWF-SA

With only 30 days left before the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon the Sanlam Peace Trails have sold out and the only way to still get an entry is by running for nature in partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa (WWF-SA). Join … [Read more...]

Young learners make their mark

Stockholm – Three young learners from little-known Taxila Secondary School in Limpopo have made their mark on the scientific community with their ground-breaking innovation that has earned them international recognition. The learners … [Read more...]