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SAUBC “Covid-19 R200 Billion Loan Guarantee Scheme” Virtual Panel Discussion

The South African United Business Confederation is holding a Virtual Panel Discussion on the "Covid-19 R200 Billion Loan Guarantee Scheme" at 2pm South African Time on Tuesday 26th May. Facilitated by Mr Landiwe Mahlangu ; SAUBC Economic Advisor & Chief Economist - and Board Member of the Joe Slovo Foundation, The Panel will include; Mr Dondo Mogajane - Director General of National Treasury. Ms Fundi Tshazibana - Deputy Governor of
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Earth Day 2020 is even more important than ever – flood the digital landscape with action

22 April is Earth Day. While the coronavirus (COVID-19) has been spreading around the world and dominating news headlines, thoughts and attention, the need to take climate action has remained as urgent as ever. By the end of 2020, global CO2 emissions need to have dropped by 7.6% and continue to fall by 7.6% each year for us to have keep global heating under 1.5oC, according to the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Emissions
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COVID-19, air pollution and cooking: a deadly connection- “People exposed to air pollution are more likely to die from COVID-19 than people living in areas with cleaner air,

One of the few benefits of living in a European City whilst in 'Covid-19 Lockdown' is the sudden reduction in polution both air and noise - no planes flying above - no diesel / petrol fumes clogging up the air-waves. Some of us may be wearing masks whilst doing our grocery shopping as protection against COVID-19 but back in our homes with our postage stamp sized gardens it is a
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The Covid 19 pandemic can be a catalyst for decolonisation in Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic can be a catalyst for decolonisation in Africa. As the West focuses on its own survival, Africans have the opportunity to complete what their ancestors started. Joe Slovo often said that the daily task is get up in the morning, scientifically assess the day ahead and then do what you believe is in the best interests fo the working class and the poor - for this reason,
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25 years ago, South Africa buried Joe Slovo. To mark this momentous occasion, the Joe Slovo Foundation officially launched White Ribbon South Africa to end violence and abuse against women and girls in South Africa through Primary Prevention Programmes

25 years ago, South Africa buried Joe Slovo. To mark this momentous occasion, the Joe Slovo Foundation is officially launched White Ribbon South Africa to end violence and abuse against women and girls in South Africa through Primary Prevention Programmes in Trade Unions, Workplaces, Schools, Universities, Sports Clubs and Communities. Let us make 2020 Joe Slovo year, let us Honour Joe Slovo and all those who Stood Up and Spoke
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SDG’s -New Years Resolutions. We start 2020 knowing we are way off track to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) by 2030 in full and on time and to do so needs escalated action everywhere

#Diepsloot2030 — Local Action in a South African Township Diepsloot, South Africa is an extremely poor and underserved township north of Johannesburg and home to more than 500 000 people. The name Diepsloot translates loosely as “deep ditch” or “deep gutter.” Poor infrastructure and overpopulation in Diesploot causes sewage to seep up through the ground, while the overuse of their facilities results in pipes leaking, taps dripping, and toilets not
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South African Court rules against Cheap Bank Repossessions

South African Court rules against Cheap Bank Repossessions The Judgement is a victory for Johannesburg homeowners, and potentially Homeowners across South Africa. A full bench of the South Gauteng High Court  of South Africa ruled this week that repossessed homes may no longer be sold at auction without reserve prices, except in exceptional circumstances. The ruling has been hailed as a victory for home owners in financial distress, who face
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Global Sourcing Summit – Creating 1000’s of Jobs in Africa

Global Sourcing Summit - Creating 1000's of Jobs in Africa The Joe Slovo Foundation are working with the Global Sourcing Association UK (GSA) and  The South African High Commision (DIRCO) in London to develop 1000's of sustainable jobs in Africa. This October the GSA is holding its Summit and Awards Ceremony in Cape Town, South Africa inviting companies from UK, USA  and the rest of the world taste first hand
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Joe Slovo Foundation speaks on using Digital connectivity as an engine for economic development and social empowerment at the forthcoming AfricaCom

Martin Dolny, Director of the Joe Slovo Foundation will be a panelist on using Digital connectivity as an engine for economic development and social empowerment at AfricaCom, Cape Town South Africa Martin Dolny, Director of the Joe Slovo Foundation will be a panelist on using Digital connectivity as an engine for economic development and social empowerment at the forthcoming AfricaCom in Cape Town South Africa Now in its 20th year
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Putting the Citizen at the Heart of Smart City Development

Martin Dolny - Director of The Joe Slovo Foundation will be a Panelist on "PUTTING THE CITIZEN AT THE HEART OF SMART CITY DEVELOPMENT" at the forthcoming SMART-SUMMIT in London on Sept 19th Martin Dolny - Director of The Joe Slovo Foundation will be a Panelist on "PUTTING THE CITIZEN AT THE HEART OF SMART CITY DEVELOPMENT" at the forthcoming SMART-SUMMIT in London on Sept 19th