Month: February 2018


Budget Speech: ‘Are we going to be alright?

On 22 February 2018, MANCOSA hosted a Post Budget Dialogue Dinner at its Johannesburg Learning Centre. The purpose of the event was to unpack and analyse the budget speech delivered by the Minister of Finance, Mr. Malusi Gigaba on 21 February 2018. MANCOSA invited two experts to explain and analyse the budget speech from a…


Unpacking the “balanced” budget

MANCOSA, in partnership with the Sunday Tribune, hosted a post-budget speech breakfast on 22 February 2018, at the Graduate School of Business in Durban. A diverse panel of economic experts and political analysts, including, Professor Dilip Garach, Mr Jackie Shandu and Mr Paul Jones unpacked Minister of Finance, Mr Malusi Gigaba’s budget speech. The tax…


The start of something great: Khalipha Primary School receives the first of many mobile libraries

Providing youth with the opportunity and resources to read is perhaps as important as inculcating the importance of reading. In 2017, MANCOSA partnered with the Department of Basic Education and New Africa Education Foundation on the current “Read-to-Lead” campaign which was launched four years ago. The “Read-to-Lead” campaign is an initiative of the Department of…

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