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South African Retailers Unite Against Power Crisis

South Africa has been hit with a power crisis that has most local and especially international businesses nervous about their investments. Recently, South African retail businesses and citizens have decided to do something about it with the launch of “The Power of One” campaign. The campaign calls citizens of South Africa to use less power and save the country from pending disaster. Read all about the power crisis here and the campaign here.

On a lighter note and still on the South Africa front, the first ever Stars Of Mzansi Awards, an award show focused on highlighting the best talents in the South Africa’s fashion and entertainment industry takes place on February 29th, 2008. A few of the categories we think you’ll be interested in follow:
Mzansi Star Fashion: David Tlale, Asanda Madyibi, Marianne Fassler and Gavin Rajah

Mzansi Star Music: Hip Hop Pantsula, Karen Zoi, Freshlyground and Lira

Click here for more info. on the award.
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  1. POWER SHORTAGE IS SUCH A MAJOR PROBLEM IN AFRICA, AND IF SOUTH AFRICA CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT THEY SHOULD SINCE THEY STAND TO LOSE IN SO MANY WAYS.

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