October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By: Keketso Magwai, SABC Corporate Communications
Early Detection can make a difference! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same.

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Sadtu doubts Limpopo textbook deadline

The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu), in Limpopo, does not believe that the Department of Basic Education will be able to meet the Friday deadline, set by the North Gauteng High Court, to deliver books to schools.

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Student expo - Largest gathering of Student & parents

The Student Expo is South Africa’s only exhibition for current and prospective students to explore every element of further education and student life. The expo is aimed at both school-leavers and graduates.

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Ispani focusing on Forklift

On 10 October 2012 - Forklift, it sounds like it could be so many things - a device to help lazy eaters?  No, these amazing vehicles and their drivers have been at the center of a quantum leap in manufacturing, warehousing, logistics and distribution of just about every product we use daily as consumers.

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Pioneer Foods launches education and community trust

Pioneer Foods, one of South Africa’s leading food manufacturers, has established an independent education and community trust as part of its broad based black economic empowerment initiative.

The expanded empowerment scheme came into being when the Group issued some 10, 6 million listed shares to the Pioneer Foods Broad-Based BEE Trust (the PF BEE Trust). As part of the transaction, the Pioneer Foods Education and Community Trust (PFECT), has been formed to serve as the only beneficiary of the PF BEE Trust. The newly established trust is to receive 20% of all dividends declared on these shares.

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Tutu awarded civil society champion

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was awarded a "once-off" special prize by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. "In everything he stands for, everything he says, and everything  he does, he displays a consistent obligation to give a voice to the voiceless and to speak the uncomfortable truths," said Mo Ibrahim in Johannesburg.

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