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Turbomeca Chairperson and CEO Oilivier Andriès
Where a South African child is born and lives remains the single largest factor in determining access, or otherwise, to basic opportunities such as education, healthcare, water, sanitation, electricity and early childhood development programmes, a new World Bank report shows.
World Bank lead economist for South Africa Sandeep Mahajan
This year’s International Fire and Security Exhibition and Conference South Africa and the Occupational Safety and Health expo took place in June. The expo aims to educate organisations on how to equip themselves with proven security and safety solutions to protect customers, employees and assets.
Zonke Engineering sales engineer David Rothballer
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