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    Jazz and early youth development in South Africa

    Can jazz music, like classical music, hold the key to early childhood development and inspire creativity in South African youth? Teacher Mignon van Vreden and her Bejazzled project use jazz to teach preschoolers about co-ordination, rhythm and improvisation.

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    Funding injection for Team South Africa from NLC

    The National Lotteries Commission has made a multimillion-rand commitment to sponsor Team South Africa at the highest level, ahead of the upcoming Olympic Games in Brazil. The money will also be used beyond the global tournament.

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    Alexandra pupils benefit from Urban Scholar Bicycle project

    The Urban Scholar Bicycle programme provides schoolchildren with bicycles to get to school safely and on time. In turn, this boosts their academic performance. The project recently delivered several hundred bicycles to pupils in Alexandra, in north-eastern Johannesburg.

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    Young South Africans: This is how we do it

    Social media is more than a means to keep in touch with friends and family. Young South Africans are using these platforms to enrich their lives to build personal brands or their business or using it for educational purposes.

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    GE invests half-a-billion rand in South Africa

    American corporation General Electric has made a significant investment in South Africa with the launch of its GE Africa Innovation Centre in Johannesburg. South Africa welcomed the multimillion-rand venture, saying it demonstrated that Africa was a viable investment destination.

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    40 South Africans Under 40 Part 3

    In this Youth Month series we look at the class of young South Africans who are, 40 years after the 1976 Soweto uprising, making an individual impact, small or great, in forging the country's distinctive identity.

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