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Inkanyezi in need of infrastructure improvements

Inkanyezi ECD Centre in Amaoti, Ethekwini municipality, will be undergoing renovations as part of the Strategic ECD Infrastructure Support (SEIS) Programme. This programme allocates limited infrastructure resources to upgrade ECD centres with high potential in the...

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Leaders of vision needed to save SA from financial vortex

Just over a decade ago, a senior official at national Treasury told me that government was “awash with money”. Not any more. Cost-cutting is the order of the day. Things are only going to get tighter after the medium-term budget policy statement on 25 October. We will...

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Think Future: a new kind of ECD conference

Our sister organisation Innovation Edge is hosting South Africa’s first innovation conference - Think Future dedicated to early childhood development later this year. Think Future, which takes place 6-8 November in Cape Town, is bringing together change makers from...

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Innovation Edge: the first 1000 days

Our sister organisation, Innovation Edge, is 1000 days old! The first 1000 days of life is the most rapid period for brain development and growth. The first 1000 days for a new business is also a critical time – filled with opportunities for learning and connecting....

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