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Max Boqwana

Xolani Maxwell Boqwana is an internationally respected lawyer, having occupied leadership roles in the Legal Profession at home and abroad.

Dr Georgina Kemp

Dr Georgina Kemp (nee Cundill) has a global reputation for her work in sustainability and climate change, a well-established and internationally recognised expertise in natural resource management and climate change adaption research as well as an expertise in action research, research for impact and working to close the gap between science and policy.

Dr Clive Shiff

South African-trained Dr Clive Shiff is one of the most experienced full-time researchers and lecturers in America’s entire health sector.

Professor Emeritus Pat Terry

Professor Emeritus Pat Terry is an international author who has made major contributions in the disciplines of Computer Science and Information Technology.

Journalist, author and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Lewin has died, aged seventy-nine.

In July 1964, when he was twenty-four years old, Lewin was sentenced to seven years in prison for his activities in the African Resistance Movement, a small group of activists that executed acts of ‘protest sabotage’ against the apartheid state, targeting, as Lewin wrote in his 2011 memoir Stones Against the Mirror, victims ‘made of metal and concrete, not flesh and blood’.

Cameron Bellamy Swim Around Barbados – 4th longest ever!

Cameron Bellamy of South Africa has become the first person in history to complete the highly complex swim around the island of Barbados. His unprecedented swim began on Sunday November 11 at about 11:20 am. Hundreds of swimmers from around the world were already at the Carlisle Bay start as they were taking part in the annual Barbados Open Water Festival.

Tarsus Distribution Group CEO Miles Crisp

The technology market in South Africa is much smaller compared with the European and American giants. Tarsus Distribution Group CEO Miles Crisp uses that to his advantage. If you had to make a decision to ply your craft as a leading technology distributor anywhere in the world, where would you go? You’ve got North America with the US and Canada as good choices. An alternative could be the UK or somewhere in Europe. Perhaps as we head arguably into The Asian Century, somewhere like Taiwan, Singapore or South Korea could be perfect locations?

Success is about creating benefits for all: Zak

MR ZAK HAWA, the man who recently scooped the Megafest Business Awards Southern Region Lifetime Achievement of the Year Award, believes success is about creating benefits for all and enjoying the process. He is one man who enjoys what he does. Born and bred in Bulawayo, Mr Hawa graduated from Rhodes University in South Africa with a law degree before joining the family business, Fazak Gift Centre, in 1993.

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