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Tafelsig teacher meets president

Courtney Edwards, from Tafelsig, met President Cyril Ramaphosa after the State of the Nation Address debate during a sitting of the two houses of Parliament on Thursday, February 14. Read the full article.    

Manuel urges youth to uplift community

AT A recent gathering of students who benefited from an education trust which he founded, former finance minister Trevor Manuel was intro- duced as “the world’s longest-serving finance minister”. Read the full article.    

‘Jump at your chances…’

Former finance minister Trevor Manuel has urged university students to “grab opportunities with both hands” as they navigate the world outside of school. Read the full article.    

Tips from Trevor: former finance minister shares tips for students

Trevor Manuel, Founder of the Mitchell’s Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust, urges university students to “grab opportunities with both hands” as they navigate the world outside of school. At a gathering of students who benefit from an education trust which he founded, Trevor Manuel is introduced to first-year students as “the world’s longest serving finance minister”. “Doesn’t mean...
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Plough back to commemorate youth

The journey from being a stone-throwing activist in the 1980’s, to a trolley boy at Pick n Pay in Town Centre in teh early 1990s, to an executive at a mining company is one which many young people from Mitchell’s Plain would be keen to hear about.  In celebration of Youth Day this June 16...
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Confidence in trust’s recipients is paying off

As we listen to the sound bites of elected public representatives and analysts on radio news, read the eyebrow-raising details of one scandal upon another in newspapers, and watch the gripping scenes from Parliament on our television screens, that question about where South Africa is headed becomes somewhat unnerving. And when the Minister of Finance...
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Fund to help fees fall

    We should mobilise our communities and support our youth by equipping them with quality educationand skills – no person should be denied access to education because of family circumstances. These were the words of former cabinet minister Trevor Manuel, founder of the Mitchell’s Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust, at a press conference...
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Art auction to raise funds for high school trust

  THE MITCHELLS Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust will host an art auction to raise funds for disadvantaged children in need of higher education.  The auction is set to take place at the Taj Hotel in Cape Town on March 16. It will showcase 24 art pieces created by local artists, including that of...
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Trust bring hoop na Mitchells Plain

  Kaapstad. – Sê woorde höer onderwys deesdae en jy dink onwillekeurig aan gewelddadige betogins, n nypende geldtekort, rassisme, n taalstryd en duisende jong mense wat nie n geleentheid het om te studeer en vir hulself n beter lewe te bewerkstellig nie.