A HARD ROAD TO SUCCESS

By:  William Serumula By practicing resilience and defiance in trying circumstances, Mpho Mukwevho passed matric with Diploma. We met with him at this home where he shared his success story. Facing what many would deem insurmountable challenges, the proud 20-year-old from Realogile Secondary School, was the oldest guy at school and it was never easy for him. His fellow learners would call him all sort … Continue reading A HARD ROAD TO SUCCESS

When your friend excitedly explains that they are in love with their new designer jeans, they may not be exaggerating. Marketers have always known that one of the most powerful motivations for our buying behaviour is our emotions, yet while they knew it appealed to our less rational ‘feelings’, what they didn’t know was why.

STUDY REVEALS HOW CONSUMERS CAN AVOID OVERSPENDING

When your friend excitedly explains that they are in love with their new designer jeans, they may not be exaggerating. Marketers have always known that one of the most powerful motivations for our buying behaviour is our emotions, yet while they knew it appealed to our less rational ‘feelings’, what they didn’t know was why. “Well, not until now,” points out Taryn Schmidt, Head of … Continue reading STUDY REVEALS HOW CONSUMERS CAN AVOID OVERSPENDING

The 2016 Old Mutual Savings and Investment Monitor confirms this, revealing that only 20% of single mothers surveyed feel financially secure.

SINGLE MOMS CAN STILL ACHIEVE FINANCIAL FREEDOM

The phrase (when) you strike a woman, you strike a rock has become symbolic of the pivotal role South African women play in our communities. In line with National Women’s Month, the expression aptly describes the moment in history when 20 000 South African women marched together against inequality. Exactly 60 years later, the metaphorical rock that forms the foundation of many South African families … Continue reading SINGLE MOMS CAN STILL ACHIEVE FINANCIAL FREEDOM

20 REASONS TO BUY A SANDWICH BARON FRANCHISE

As the brand celebrates its 20th anniversary, Sandwich Baron founder and CEO Sally J’Arlette-Joy offers 20 reasons why potential franchisees should consider buying a Sandwich Baron franchise and join in the phenomenal growth of South Africa’s fastest growing sandwich business. Globally, and in South Africa, sandwich shops are a growing industry with a sustainable profit outlook. The sandwich shop industry has enjoyed steady global growth … Continue reading 20 REASONS TO BUY A SANDWICH BARON FRANCHISE

HOW TO BUILD A PRINTING BUSINESS IN A DIGITAL WORLD

People who work in print find themselves in a constant state of flux and perplexity. Overhaul my business? Stick with what I know? And then, to move swiftly into the realm of the philosophical: is print dying? Luckily, the future of the printing industry isn’t as type and dried as all that. Now would be the time to breathe a sigh of relief – because … Continue reading HOW TO BUILD A PRINTING BUSINESS IN A DIGITAL WORLD

WINNING WOMEN TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR FINANCES

Women live longer than men and are more at risk for certain diseases. We generally take on more family responsibilities, contribute significantly to household income, earn less than men and are typically the main caregivers in the family. While the basics of good financial planning are the same for both men and women, these unique lifestyle and economic circumstances faced by women deserve special consideration. … Continue reading WINNING WOMEN TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR FINANCES

STOKVELS: HOW TO MAKE YOUR MONEY LAST LONGER

By: Alexander Forsyth-Thompson l Head: Stokvel Investments at Investment Solutions Depending on the statistics you read, there are between 8 and 11 million South Africans that save between R25 and R50 billion into Stokvels every year. Regardless of the numbers, it is a powerful and popular form of savings that has largely replaced the need for formal financial services for many, many years. It has … Continue reading STOKVELS: HOW TO MAKE YOUR MONEY LAST LONGER

ARP RESPONDS TO ALEX

As ARP we are looking forward to another year of improved interaction and communication with our community.  It is therefore befitting that we start the year by attending to questions and concerns raised by residents in our different communication tools.  Government always appreciates hearing from the people it services and it is our pleasure and responsibility to listen and be accountable in our quest to … Continue reading ARP RESPONDS TO ALEX

WELCOME MOYO HOSTS SABC LAUNCH GALLERY

The Deputy Ministers of Justice and Correctional Services, Communications and Public Enterprises recently launched a documentary titled “Ithubalami: My Rehabilitation Path to New Beginnings” at the SABC. Alex Pioneer’s award winning writer Welcome Moyo was co-MC alongside Nthabeleng Mokitimi – Dlamini from Government Communication and Information System. Continue reading WELCOME MOYO HOSTS SABC LAUNCH GALLERY

ALEX PIONEER’S WELCOME MOYO HOSTS SABC LAUNCH

The Deputy Ministers of Justice and Correctional Services, Communications and Public Enterprises recently launched a documentary titled “Ithubalami: My Rehabilitation Path to New Beginnings” at the SABC. Alex Pioneer’s award winning writer Welcome Moyo was co-MC alongside Nthabeleng Mokitimi from Government Communication and Information System. With the SABC’s COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng and acting CEO James Akuna in attendance, the event premiered the production which documents … Continue reading ALEX PIONEER’S WELCOME MOYO HOSTS SABC LAUNCH