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Santam – Open to equal opportunities and transformation in the workplace

Santam insurance recently participated in the Citi Disability Career Expo 2022 at Nasrec in Johannesburg. Its strategic transformation policy makes sure that, as an organisation, Santam is able to accommodate people from various aspects of life, from opportunities at bursary level all the way to board level. Foremost for Thembi Manyike, Head of Talent Acquisition …

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Kgothatso Montjane: South Africa’s Very Own Tennis Champion

“Your disability doesn’t define your abilities, and a dream doesn’t become reality through magic, but through determination and hard work,” says Kgothatso Montjane… who exactly two years ago this month in 2018 became the first black South African women to play at Wimbledon. “When I was still at school, I was a very active learner, who …

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SASSA announces payment date changes for july

Beneficiaries of pension and disability grants will be paid from 3 July and all other grants from 6 July. The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has created two payment tranches to ensure compliance with the disaster management regulations and to protect the vulnerable from the month-end rush. The staggering of social grant payments was …

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The benefits of hiring deaf candidates

According to eDeaf, the leading provider of (Deaf) Skills Development training in South Africa, the unfortunate stereotype still exists that deaf people are less capable than hearing employees in the work environment. The truth is, that deaf candidates can do anything, except here. In their continual efforts to break this stereotype and empower Deaf candidates, …

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New system gives blind people a boost

Cape Town – The Cape Town Society for the Blind has launched an initiative to introduce a new computerised system specifically for the blind. The organisation is working to promote and market the JAWS (Job Access With Speech) computerised system.  Converting text to speech The JAWS computer system converts text to speech among other functions …

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