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    Johannesburg developing entrepreneurs who make a difference

    Two unique small business ventures, incubated out of an entrepreneurial business initiative by the City of Johannesburg, aim to develop its ideas that will make a difference in the community.

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    Bringing brain science to winemaking: SA's world-first 'neurowine'

    A South African winemaker has developed a world-first "neurowine" by applying technologies used to study the brain to the winemaking process. As Pieter Walser tastes a selection of wines, the data collected from his brain activity is analysed to determine the most appealing blend.

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    Xhosa design a hit on global catwalks

    Inspired by his mother's love of knitting and traditional beadwork, Laduma Ngxokolo has built a design brand that has become a favourite of local and international fashionistas - and won him the Design Indaba Most Beautiful Object in South Africa award.

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    Rescued lions find home in South Africa

    Thirty three lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia have arrived safely in South Africa. Animal Defenders International saved the animals and transported them to their new home, Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary in Limpopo.

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    Bumble Books named Africa's best children's publishers

    Bumble Books, an imprint of the South African company Publishing Print Matters based in Noordhoek, Cape Town, has been named the Best Children's Publishers 2016: Africa Region at the Bologna Children's Book Fair held in Italy.

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    67 Blankets for Mandela claims a world record

    South Africa's 67 Blankets for Mandela charity has claimed the record for the world's largest blanket this month‚ creating a collaborative blanket large enough to cover two-and-a-half rugby fields – with the help of people around the globe and prisoners across the country.

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