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Doors open to the Bayview Ubuntu Community Centre in Chatsworth, Durban

Sibaya Community Trust donated R9,5-million to the centre’s development Sibaya Community Trust donated over R9,5-million to develop a community hall and skills training centre in Chatsworth, Durban which was launched last week to transform the lives of residents. The establishment of a community and skills training centre is set to be a game-changer for the Bayview community, offering a platform for residents to acquire valuable skills and resources that will empower them to pursue better opportunities and enhance their livelihoods. Vivian Reddy, the visionary founder and chairman of Sibaya Community Trust, expressed his commitment to making a positive impact on
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Categories: Sun International.

Astron Energy signs new 10-year agreement with leading forecourt store offering FreshStop

Leading fuel company Astron Energy has signed a 10-year partnership extension agreement with one of South Africa’s leading forecourt retail brands, FreshStop. The deal sees Astron Energy, which operates a retail network of over 800 service stations in South Africa, continuing its 15-year journey with FreshStop, part of the Food Lover’s Market group of companies. Astron Energy operates a network of Astron Energy and Caltex service stations. Currently, over 330 service stations feature a FreshStop, which house a number of on-the-go food offerings, as well as internationally renowned coffee brand Seattle Coffee Company at selected sites. Astron Energy CEO Thabiet Booley
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Categories: Astron Energy.

V&A Waterfront Artist Alliance Incubator Programme

V&A Waterfront Artist Alliance Incubator Programme continues to showcase Cape Town’s creative future. The creative economy, with talents across diverse disciplines often takes center stage on social media, billboards, and through brand collaborations. However, not all partnerships benefit every creative equally. In a landscape where some brands prioritise their own interests over fair compensation for artists, exploitation can often remain unseen, impacting creatives negatively. This is why the importance of access to information and industry education for creatives becomes paramount. The V&A Waterfront’s Artist Alliance Incubation Programme was born from exactly that need and on the belief that creatives who
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Categories: V&A Waterfront.

IP, SNACK AND SOCIALISE IN THE AUTUMN SUNSHINE AT PICK n PAY WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL

Make the most of the sunny autumn weather and taste some of South Africa’s finest wines with delicious food at the Pick n Pay Wine & Food Festival this April. Returning to the Mother City in its current format for the fifth time, the popular wine and food festival promises a world of flavour in two afternoons of fun with friends and family over the age of 18 at its new venue at the Claremont Cricket Club in Constantia. To the sound of live music, festivalgoers can taste award-winning wine from over 40 top South African producers. Meanwhile bubbly fans
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Categories: Pick n Pay.

GS1SA t/a CGCSA PARTNERS WITH COCA-COLA BEVERAGES SOUTH AFRICA TO RAISE AWARENESS OF FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY

GS1 South Africa t/a Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) has partnered with Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) to raise awareness on food safety and quality at a workshop held today in Mangaung, Bloemfontein. Also participating in the workshop was the Free State Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (DESTEA) and Mangaung Metro. The workshop is aligned with the World Consumer Day which is celebrated annually on 15 March, to raise awareness about consumer rights to access information on the quality, purity, price and standard of goods and service they purchase. CGCSA used the workshop
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Categories: Consumer Goods Council of SA.

CONSUMER GOODS COUNCIL OF SOUTH AFRICA SUCCESSFULLY REVIEWS AND SETS ASIDE THE DECISION TOSEIZE MEAT ANALOGUE PRODUCTS

The Johannesburg High Court has reviewed and set aside the decision to seize meat analogue products from retail outlets. The Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) was forced to urgently seek an interdict to stop the assignee the Food Safety Agency (FSA) from seizing meat analogue products from the shelves of retailers around the country, which it successfully did pending the outcome of the review of the decision. The matter related to the treatment of meat analogue products (being products which approximate the aesthetic qualities of meat, but which are made from non-meat ingredients) by the FSA, the Executive
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Categories: Consumer Goods Council of SA.

Boardwalk’s new maintenance manager builds on a culture of reliability

Gadu doing due diligence as he settles in to Nelson Mandela Bay’s Playground  Armed with international qualifications and a mindset of customer service and safety, Boardwalk’s new maintenance manager, Luncedo Gadu, is ready to keep facilities at the Gqeberha hotel and casino in tip top shape. The East London-born man took his schooling at Buchule Technical High School in Mdantsane seriously, going on to secure an electrical engineering diploma from Vaal University of Technology and a Bachelor of Engineering in electrical and electronics from Universiti Teknologi Petronas in Malaysia, courtesy of a government scholarship. “It was a positive, life-changing opportunity,”
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Categories: Sun International.

SEAN SUMMERS TO RETURN AS PICK N PAY CEO

Pick n Pay announced today that Pieter Boone is stepping down as Group CEO and will be replaced by Sean Summers. Sean returns to the Group following a previous, highly successful, tenure as CEO between 1999 and 2006. Pieter will assist Sean through a short handover period. Chairman Gareth Ackerman commented: “I want to thank Pieter for his dedication to Pick n Pay over the past two-and-a-half years.  He became our CEO while the Covid pandemic was still raging, and has led the business through some extraordinary challenges, including the transition out of the Covid lockdown, the unprecedented civil unrest in
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EnviroServ helps Nelson Mandela Bay learners take pride in their appearance

Eighty learners from 16 previously disadvantaged schools in Nelson Mandela Bay have received full school uniforms as part of EnviroServ Waste Management’s Alex Matikinca Dress a Learner programme. From jerseys to shirts, trousers, socks, shoes and tracksuits, the learners, who hail from schools across Motherwell, New Brighton, Wells Estate and Veeplaas, have been fully kitted with brand-new school wear. The learners hail from David Vuku, Dumani, Enkwenkwezini, Emafini, Eludini, Funimfundo, Amanzi, Enkululekweni, Melisizwe, Nxanelwimfundo, Vukanibantu, Ikhwezelihle and Coega primary schools, and Lonwabo Special School, Coselelani and Ncedo high schools, which are all in the vicinity of EnviroServ’s Aloes waste management
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PICK N PAY APPOINTS NEW HEAD OF RETAIL, RESTRUCTURES EXEC TEAM

Group CEO Sean Summers has appointed his senior leadership team as a key step in the drive to return Pick n Pay supermarkets to growth whilst ensuring the Online, Boxer and Clothing growth drivers continue to deliver. Pick n Pay will undergo an immediate structural adjustment to allow it to focus with clarity on customers, buying, store execution and the store estate. Group CEO Sean Summers has appointed a Group Executive of six members, with a strong mix of experience and energy. Three of the Group Executive are women, including Group CFO Lerena Olivier, Chief People Officer Thembi Mbengashe, and
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