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Oct 24, 2013

“Mashonisas”

The word “Mashonisa” is an informal word for a person or company that provides loans to consumers. The general word used in the National Credit Act is a credit provider. Credit providers can be banks, clothing retailers, furniture retailers and other companies or individuals.

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Oct 24, 2013

How is alcohol good for you?

I recently tweeted my views on the proposed ban on alcohol advertising. The ban, which I fully support, would see to it that alcohol no longer makes its regular appearance across multiple media channels.

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How Gordhan's expenditure cuts could affect health targets
Oct 24, 2013

How Gordhan's expenditure cuts could affect health targets

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan’s "careful control of the wage Bill" will impact negatively on health service delivery, says a health economist.

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Motsoaledi defends alcohol advert ban
Oct 24, 2013

Motsoaledi defends alcohol advert ban

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Tuesday defended the government’s controversial plans to ban alcohol advertising, saying that alcohol was a key risk factor in the growing burden of non-communicable diseases facing South Africa.

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World Aids Day Race - 1 December 2013
Oct 23, 2013

World Aids Day Race - 1 December 2013

The Soul City Athletics Club and the City of Ekurhuleni Athletics Club will host a marathon at the Katlehong Sports Club in Katlehong.

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Mandela Day Library Launch Report - Seroophata Primary School
Oct 23, 2013

Mandela Day Library Launch Report - Seroophata Primary School

Soul City’s strategic partners, Breadline Africa and the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), launched another Mandela Day Library at Seroophata Primary School in the North West.

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Sep 27, 2013

Tips from the National Responsible Credit Helpline: Debt Traps to avoid

The National Responsible Credit Helpline which is offered free to consumers by the NDMA received and made 14461 calls and finalised 2510 enquiries for the first two quarters of 2013. Consumers can call the helpline to enquire about any credit related matter.

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Sep 25, 2013

Soul City welcomes government steps to open public discussion on Draft Control of Marketing of Alcohol Beverages Bill

Soul City has welcomed cabinet’s decision to release the Draft Control of Marketing of Alcohol Beverages Bill for public consultation.

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Cabinet approves bill banning alcohol ads
Sep 21, 2013

Cabinet approves bill banning alcohol ads

Cabinet has approved that a draft bill banning alcohol advertising should be gazetted for public comment, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini said on Friday.

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Protecting SA women with pleasure
Sep 16, 2013

Protecting SA women with pleasure

South Africans will today (September 16) join scores of other nationalities around the world to mark the second Annual Global Female Condom Day – a day of education and advocacy dedicated to female condoms.

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Sep 13, 2013

Health Promotion Foundations help manage major health challenges

Health Promotion Foundations help manage the major health challenges of the 21st century including industrial epidemics related to usage of tobacco, alcohol, ultra processed foods and drinks as well as road trauma, says Dr Rob Moodie, a professor of Public Health at the Melbourne School of Population Health.

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Mailakgang Library Launch
Sep 09, 2013

Mailakgang Library Launch

The launch of Mandela Day library number 31 was an amazing success, a true celebration of partnership and community. Mailakgang Primary School is situated in the North West Province about 300 km west of Pretoria and truly epitomises the “heart” of rural South Africa.

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Sep 05, 2013

Soul City and ITECH host the Re Mmogo Pholong Jamboree in Vryburg - 6 September 2013

The Soul City Institute and ITECH are bringing you the “Re Mmogo Pholong” Jamboree on the 6 September 2013. The event will take place at Dithakwaneng Tribal Office in Vryburg from 09h00 – 15h30.

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Sep 05, 2013

CARMMA - Campaign for the Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa

CARMMA stands for the Campaign for the Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa. The campaign was launched by the African Union (AU) in May 2009

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