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Back-to-work rules – with red-card penalties for all – are essential to become Covid-19 pandemic proof

Published 11 September 2020, Daily Maverick After surviving one of the longest lockdowns in the world, but with the concomitant cost to the economy as revealed in Statistics SA’s second-quarter GDP figures released in the second week of September 2020, South Africa has now moved into the next phase of dealing with the pandemic: It’s…

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Henley calls on Hidden Healthcare Heroes to apply for Scholarships

The award-winning Henley Business School, internationally triple-accredited, is recognised as one of the best business schools in the world for incubating business leaders for the past 75 years. In thanks and recognition of service given by frontline Healthcare workers in SA during COVID-19, Henley Africa is offering a number of full-fee scholarships, each worth R60,000,…

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Business schools bid farewell to their ‘viral virginity’

Business schools have lost their “viral virginity” and will never go back to working the way they did before Covid-19, says Jon Foster-Pedley, dean of Henley Africa Business School. Forced to adopt educational models they previously considered too expensive or cumbersome, many schools have now embraced the changes. Since becoming dean in 2011, Foster-Pedley has…

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It takes a lot of guts to leave the feared 28s gang, but Welcome Witbooi did just that

Welcome Witbooi was 29 and at the top of his game. He was a four-star “general” in the 28s, one of the three feared prison gangs that make up The Number. Each star tattooed on his shoulder represented someone he had killed. Witbooi was the king of Pollsmoor, Cape Town’s notorious prison that’s ranked one…