Heritage day, Braai Day or Shaka Day: Whose Heritage is it Anyway?

Background Heritage Day is one of the newly created South African public holidays. It is a day in which all are encouraged to celebrate their cultural traditions in the wider context of the great diversity of cultures, beliefs, and traditions that make up the nation of South Africa. The question of National or Cultural heritage is, however, not without its complications. In a country of eleven different official languages and a turbulent recent political past, one is obliged to ask, for instance, whose heritage it is that South Africans are being called…

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Corporate Literacy Conversation With Bukhosi Sibanda

#BridgeToOpportunity use it to advantage. There are many in networks who are business actors but are challenged in terms of access to quality financial support. Some don’t even have a Chartered Accountant in their circle of friends. Equally we have many CA’s in our circles who are lonely and as a consequences have no access to paying and reliable clients. Corporate Literacy Bank is that bank where each and everyone can fish from. Listen to the conversation about and have your say.

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Banking on Africa’s Future (“BOAF”) – Construction of Capital

Mandela was born some 99 years ago, and at his advanced age, he never knew why truly his life is celebrated against a backdrop of a divided and unequal society whose 24 years of democratic experience may have touched positively on so few of its citizens contrary to expectations. It is important that we attempt to locate the quest for human progress and prosperity in the framework of ideas that capture human imagination and not powerful men and women we often look up to as instruments to reduce the frontiers…

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Banking on Africa’s Future – the nature and design of civil government.

It is never late for us to engage in serious conversations about the nature and design of civil government and why it may be justifiable for citizens to rebel against governors in the interests of self preservation. As we look back on the experiences of post-colonial civil administrations, we are compelled to discover the foundation of the governors’ authority to command and the duty of subjects to obey. Where tyranny begins government ends for is governors derive their authority and power from the people and if the purpose of government…

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