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    South Africa turns to jobless for its War on Leaks

    A presidential campaign will deal with two critical challenges in South Africa: its high unemployment rate, especially among the youth, and its large water losses. Some 15 000 young people will be trained to work in the field fixing water leaks and maintaining infrastructure.

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    More professionals entering South Africa, than leaving

    According to research by business networking service LinkedIn that identifies the top 20 countries professionals are moving to for employment, South Africa is attracting more professionals to the country compared to business talent leaving for other pastures.

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    South Africa's plan to save mining jobs

    Various sectors – unions, the government, and business – have come together to find a joint solution to looming job losses faced in the mining industry. Through a 10-point plan unpacked by the minister of mineral resources, they want to save as many jobs as possible.

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    South African initiative targets entrepreneur culture

    South African businesspeople, government officials and celebrities got to together to launch Step Up 2 a Start Up, a programme that teaches schoolchildren and students about entrepreneurship and gets them to design, make and sell their own products.

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    South Africa announces 2015 Rugby World Cup squad

    In naming his chosen few, Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer said the 31-member squad that would represent South Africa in the Rugby World Cup would carry the country's hopes on their shoulders. It would be a tough tournament, he cautioned. Jean de Villiers will captain the team.

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    South African javelin star wins bronze in Beijing

    South African javelin thrower Sunette Viljoen at last banished past disappointment this weekend in the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing, where she won a bronze medal. Her win brought South Africa’s medal tally for the championships up to three.

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