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    South Africa launches online database for suppliers

    Doing business with the government is now quicker and the process smoother, thanks to the Central Supplier Database. Launched by the minister of finance, companies wanting to work with the state are urged to register on it. There are several benefits to being listed on the database.

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    South African student is first female quadriplegic to climb Kili

    Cape Town student Chaeli Mycroft is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro this week in hopes of becoming the first female quadriplegic to summit Africa's greatest peak and raise awareness of children with disabilities.

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    South Africa aims for more women in water sector

    A three-year programme, launched by the minister of water and sanitation, aims to boost the number of women in the water and sanitation sector working as planners, designers and implementers of infrastructure. Just as they provided water at home, so should they do it nationally.

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    South Africa to host Commonwealth Games in 2022

    After a unanimous vote in New Zealand by the Commonwealth Games Federation, South Africa's city of Durban was voted as the host city for the games in 2022. It'll contribute greatly to the country's National Development Plan, and help develop young athletes.

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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 15000 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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