Did you know that it took the Hungarian inventor and professor of architecture Erno Rubik one month to master his own mechanical puzzle, the Rubik’s Cube? With 42 Quintillion possibilities but only a few correct solutions, the Rubik’s Cube is the epitome of human society: with each block representing a social science topic.
“The answer is in front of you, you just need to look for it and see it!”
This is Chanelle Vermaak’s mantra. Not only did it help to keep her motivated during her undergraduate and later postgraduate studies in Information and Computer Science (BSc), but it is also what carries her trough every challenge that life may pose.
Meet Grace Judith Telane: an entrepreneur who is literally too fit to quit! As the owner and manager of the Gym with Grace Aerobics Studio and Fitness Club, Grace (42) is not only living her dream but also contributes towards job creation in the Vaal Triangle region.
The North-West University (NWU) and ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) recently teamed-up to present an entrepreneurial training initiative to small business owners in the Vaal Triangle region.
Prof Danie Meyer and Dr Andre Mellet from the North-West University’s Vaal Triangle Campus (NWU) and experts in Local Economic Development (LED) and Monetary Economics respectively, is of the opinion that South African tax payers are not reaping any rewards from increased taxation.
The court of public opinion has it that the 2017 Budget Speech represented a contractionary budget with increased taxes and with lower levels of incentives for economic activity.