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July 21, 2015
South Africa’s youth face many challenges, among them an education system that too often leaves them ill equipped for the world of work. Sharanjeet Shan, however, is using her role as executive director of Maths Centre, a Johannesburg based not-for-profit, to make a difference – she tells us how
South Africa’s been a story of many twists and turns. Abundant natural resources, solid infrastructure (though with room for improvement) and its geographic location as the gateway to Africa all augur well for the future. But it’s clear that all is not well in the rainbow nation. Stalling economic growth, frequent power blackouts and rising unemployment present a complex array of challenges to the country’s policymakers.