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Claire Mathieson

Show BioHide BioWriter, editor and knowledge management specialist, Claire has worked in both traditional and Catholic media spaces. She balances her time between providing strategic communications and knowledge management in the world of climate change and sustainable development and as an associate editor on spotlight.africa.

16 posts

They’re still coming

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South Africa is something of a conundrum. Life here is hard, yet people want to visit, want to work, want to play in our home. We don’t always make it easy for them and every obstacle we put forward is at the detriment to our tourist industry. However, against... More »

Run, Ramaphosa, run well

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A few days ago early morning runners and cyclists bumped into South Africa's new president as he took his morning run in Cape Town. In January exercise enthusiasts in Port Elizabeth also bumped into the president when he was in their city for the ANC's birthda... More »

A Matric is still worth celebrating

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While the quality of education, the standards to which our learners and teachers are held, and the lack of clear direction from the Department of Education are all massively problematic for education in South Africa, there are still many stories of educational... More »

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