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JUNIOR TRAFFIC CENTRE LAUNCHED

A new Junior Traffic Training Centre was officially opened in Ottery with the main purpose to educate children about road safety from an early age. Through the partnership between the City of Cape Town, Syntell, Hosken Consolidated Investments and Golden Arrow, the training centre was successfully launched on Thursday, 28 February at the Hillstar Traffic […]

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GOLF EVENT HELPS CHARITY

The Gauteng semi-final of South Africa’s most prestigious golf tournament, the Duke of Edinburgh Cup, culminated with the donation of over R200 000 to three local charities by Montecasino. Secured by Tsogo Sun Gaming and hosted by each of the casino operator’s five properties around the country, the Duke of Edinburgh Cup is an international […]

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MEC WELCOMES GAMING FIRM’S EDUCATION PLEDGE

WESTERN Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore has welcomed a pledge by gambling company Vukani Gaming of R2 million to be used to boost literacy and numeracy in rural schools. Vukani head Elias Mphande said it was the company’s mission to give back to communities and over the past three years it had helped 175 schools […]

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JOB CREATION VS CHARITY DRIVE

In 2004, politician-turned-businessman Cyril Ramaphosa went out of his way to dispel the claim that he was one of four people in the country owning a Maybach 62 – the luxury car priced at more than R3m. Ramaphosa was not only trying to set the record straight; it was a move to ensure that SA’s […]

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UNION PROVIDES AIDS DRUGS

Natal has prompted the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (Sactwu) to provide antiretroviral treatment for its HIV-positive members. It is the first factory-based antiretroviral programme in the clothing industry and is part of the union’s industry programme to address the HIV/Aids problem. The programme, which has R300 million in funding, is a partnership […]

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT EXHIBITION TRACES OUR ROOTS AND ROUTES

Public transport is an important part of many people’s lives, and an exhibition at Cape Town civic centre is showing the public that it is also a big part of Cape Town’s history. “The Story of Cape Town’s Public Transport” is a record of the transition of public transport from horse-drawn carriages to the bus […]

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TRANSPORT MUSEUM ON CARDS

A TRANSPORT museum detailing Cape Town’s 200 year history of the sector could soon be on the cards for the city. Hosken’s Consolidated Investments (HCI) Foundation, which owns Golden Arrow, launched an exhibition detailing the story of road and rail transport last week. HCI’s Virginia Engel said this was the “first call for a transport […]

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MOOI MEDEDEELSAAM

Gewese vakbondmanne skud die sak vir liefdadigheid. Johnny Copelyn en Marcel Golding, oud vakbondmanne en die groot geeste van die bemagtigingsgroep Ho s ken Consolidated Investments (HCI), is vandeesweek boaan die lys van direkteursverhandelinge met skenkings van R142,5 miljoen aan twee liefdadigheidstigtings. Met die groot bedrag sou mens dink dat Copelyn en Golding hul vrygewigheid […]

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LARGESSE AT LARGE

Directors squeeze wallets for charitable foundations Johnny Copelyn and Marcel Golding – the former trade unionists and the leading lights of empowerment group Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) – top our directors’ dealings chart this week with donations to two charitable foundations valued at Rl 42,5m. Given the sum of money involved, one would think that […]

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R142-m GIFT FROM DIRECTORS

Hosken Consolidated Investment (HCI) CEO Johnny Copelyn and chairman Marcel Golding donated a total of R142,5-m worth of securities to two foundations aimed at promoting development and education. Calculated using the closing price of an HCI share on July 6, 2005 – R28,50 – the donations were made in four separate tranches; two by Copelyn, […]

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